__/ [phlux0r] on Friday 04 November 2005 23:18 \__
> On Fri, 04 Nov 2005 15:33:58 -0600, Proteus wrote:
>> On Fri, 04 Nov 2005 11:02:13 -0800, albright wrote:
> Anybody have any experience in using an iPod with Linux (for moving mp3
> music onto the ipod)? Looks like a nice mp3 player, and at 30GB I guess I
> could use Windows to put the music on it since that would not be a
> frequent occurrence (I can load most music I have onto its 30GB). I
> currently use Mandriva 2005LE, but also considering a move to Zenwalk
> linux distro.
>>> gtkpod works perfectly (in some ways, better than itunes in windows)
>> Do you know if gtkpod also lets you do the calendar function of the iPod,
>> etc., or just transfer files?
> I don't own an iPod but I see that AmaroK has a Media Devices tab in which
> it states:
> "Click the Connect button to access your mounted iPod. Drag and drop files
> to enqueue them for transfer."
Yes, I was going to suggest AmaroK as well. It came pre-packaged with SuSE
9.3 and it is not only an excellent player, but it also appears to manage
iPod file transfer. I use a Palm Tungsten for music, for which I have KPilot
(also included in SuSE).