not sure this has been answered...
> 1. I add some new mp3s to my hard drive. They are under the same top
> level folder as all my other mp3 that gtkpod knows about. Do I do:
> a. File->Synchronize Directories->Selected Playlist (with the gtkpod
> playlist highlighted)?
Should be fine.
> b. File->Add Directory and then add the top level directory again?
Should be fine as well, but "Don't allow file duplication" must be
> c. Other - you fill in the blank here.
> 2. I remove some mp3s from my hard drive. They are under the top
> level mp3 folder, gtkpod knows about them, and I want them removed
> from my iPod too. Do I:
> a. rm the mp3s from hard drive, then hunt it down in gtkpod and
> right-click->Delete from iPod?
If you have time to kill, why not.
> b. rm the mp3s from hard drive, then do Synchronize
> Directories->Selected Playlist (with the gtkpod playlist highlighted)?
That's best -- just be sure to check "Delete tracks that have been removed"
in the prefs.
> c. rm the mp3s from hard drive, then do File->Add Directory and then
> add the top level directory?
Now, why whould gtkpod remove tracks when you tell it to add tracks?
> d. Other - you fill in the blank here.
> 3, I edit some meta info (id3 tag, right?) of a song in another
> program such as amarok. I would like this change reflected on my
> iPod. Again, which is the fasted way to updated gtkpod/my iPod?
Right mouse button -> Update.
P.S.: Would you care to write a short "How do I" section for the README