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Thread: How to Use an iPod Touch or iPhone on Ubuntu

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    Mar 2008
    Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron

    Thumbs up How to Use an iPod Touch or iPhone on Ubuntu

    What this is About

    For the past couple of days I have been working a little script that allows you to use your iPod Touch or iPhone on Ubuntu in Rythmbox or Banshee. I will post the source of the script and a download link to it as well below please give me credit if you steal this and if you want to know more about the process go to my site and read the post.

    How to Use


    Copy the script below into your terminal or click the download link below and download it from the file sharer of your choice. Once you have it downloaded save it into your home folder than go into a Applications/Accessories/Terminal and run the command
    chmod +x
    Than type
    That will initiate the installer.

    # init
    function pause(){
       read -p “$*”
    # other stuff
    pause 'Press any key to continue…'
    # other stuff
    #Tells the user why they need to enter password.
    echo Please type in your password so the installer can run as Root.
    #Add's ifuse dev repo.
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmcenery/ppa
    #Updates your sources.
    sudo apt-get update
    #Installs all needed dependancys and packages
    sudo apt-get install gvfs gvfs-backends gvfs-bin gvfs-fuse libgvfscommon0 ifuse libgpod-dev libgpod-common libiphone-utils libiphone0 python-iphone libplist++1 libplist-utils python-plist libusb-1.0-0 libusb-1.0-0-dev libusbmuxd1** usbmuxd
    #Make the iPod's mount directory
    sudo mkdir /mnt/ipod
    #Gets the custom fuse.conf file from my webserver.
    sudo wget 
    #Moves the custom fuse.conf file to your etc folder.
    sudo mv fuse.conf /etc/
    #Tells the User what to do
    echo Please click on system than administrator than users and groups than click the lock than mange groups than find fuse and tick the box next to your name and close the user settings box.
    #reads and gives the option to reboot than waits for input
    read -p "When your ready to restart your computer press enter."
    #Reboots the computer
    sudo reboot
    !!Click Here to Download the Script and Run it Easily!!
    Last edited by 22flames; December 27th, 2009 at 09:14 PM.
    Come check out my thread if you need any ubuntu help

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