Monday, 14 July 2008

How to Sync/Upload Music to your Ipod Touch/Iphone on Ubuntu and over the Air

In this post, we will share how we can:
1) Synchronize Ipod Touch on Linux in General and Ubuntu in particular
2) Synchronize Iphone Touch on Linux in General and Ubuntu in particular
3) How to Sync your itouch over Wifi (what I call Sync Ipod touch over the Air)

Pre-requests:
1) Jail Borken Ipod Touch or Iphone (If you do not have a Jail Borken) please follow the Steps in this post h3r3

Now we start our work to Synchronize our Ipod Touch on Linux over the Air, in ohter words over Wifi
1) Install fuse ( sudo apt-get install fuse)
2) Install sshfs-fuse (sudo apt-get install sshfs-fuse )
3) sudo mkdir /mnt/ipod; sudo chmod 777 /mnt/ipod
4) Mount the iPod's media area with "sshfs root@your.ipod.ip.address:/var/root/Media /mnt/ipod"
5) cd to /mnt/ipod ---> Just to make sure , that everything is ok
6) Open Amarok, and open the page for configuring media devices (Settings->Configure->Media Devices)
7) Add a new iPod device, at /mnt/ipod
8) to unmount your Iphone or IPOD Touch( fusermount -u /mnt/ipod)

Enjoy

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