If your iPod model is not shown in the pull-down menu, chances are high that you are not using libgpod 0.6.0 which is required to get the iPod Classic to work.
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> Datum: Tue, 1 Jan 2008 09:39:21 -0800 (PST)
> Von: Matt Brady <atomiktiger@...>
> An: gtkpod-questions@...
> Betreff: [Gtkpod-questions] iPod can\'t read files as "music" in iPod Classic
> I have the new iPod Classic 160GB. I manually entered the model number
> since it isn't listed as an option in the drop-down menu for "select your
> ipod",and I have the firewire ID (FWID).
> The iPod is recognized and I was able to move files from my music folder
> to it, but then when it is ejected/unmounted the iPod shows that there is no
> music. It shows that the 75GB of space is taken up, but it apparently
> doesn't access it as a database it understands to put it viewable in the music
> menu of the iPod.
> First time through I dragged the files directly to where the iPod was
> listed in the left window pane "Playlists", clicked "Save Changes",
> Second time through I dragged all the files to "Local" under the
> "Playlists" window pane. Then I tried to "Sync Playlist Dirs" by right-clicking and
> selecting that option, which I think just made sure all the files from my
> local media folder where in the local gtkpod database. I then left-clicked
> on "Local" and dragged it to "iPod" in the "Playlists" panel. It moved the
> 75 GB of files to the iPod, but again was unreadable as music files once
> The instructions in README says... 5) Use "Sync" to write the added files
> to the iPod and create a new iTunesDB.
> BUT there is NO Sync button, or Sync under the File menu. There's
> Syncronize Playlist under the file menu which appears to do the same thing as Sync
> Playlist with Dirs if you right click.
> So WTF? What am I missing? I don't have an 'old' iTunes DB, because I
> just bought the new iPod and wanted to sync it directly from my Linux box,
> so "3) Use "Import" to import the contents of your old iTunesDB" is the
> only step in the instructions I skipped. Do I have to have an old iTunes DB
> for this to work? What about just creating a new DB?
> Any help is appreciated, and perhaps we can help the project by making
> more clear instructions, and a better experience for people who may want to
> try something other than Windoze, but won't if they can't get their gear to
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