iRiver ifp device integration

Ljubomir Simin ljubomir.simin at
Fri Nov 17 09:31:45 UTC 2006

On Friday 17 November 2006 10:11, Peter Bittner wrote:
> Hi!
> (I'm new to this list, so sorry if this sort of question has been asked
> before!)
> I have seen some sort of iRiver device support somewhere on amaroK, I
> believe it popped up when I plugged in our Canon IXUS digital camera.
> I am since then wondering if there could be integrated support for
> iRiver IFP device for drag-and-drop of music files to the player.
> I am currently using libiriverdriver (by Joe Roback) and kio_iriver
> (by Thomas Loeber) as a more or less working integration into
> Konqueror (on a Kubuntu Linux box). 'More or less working' because I
> need root access (via sudo or kdesu) in order to write to the device
> and the kio-client need manual intervention (refresh via pressing F5)
> after file or folder creation.
> Both can be found at:
> -
> ... or via the Related Projects section on the ifp-driver project site:
> -
> My wife is a heavy user (and fan!) of amaroK but our iRiver music
> player (iRiver IFP 899) remains unused recently because she does not
> see a nice, 'simply working' solution to manage (or sync) file with
> the iRiver music player.
> So, is there some plugin system, similar to the Kopete concept or so,
> for device integration? Is there some work going on? What must be done
> to neatly integrate the device?
> Cheers, Peter
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You need libifp:
and then compile amarok from source:

Ljubomir Simin 
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