iPod songs in a collection in Amarok 2

Cam Macdonell cam at cs.ualberta.ca
Fri Feb 27 22:16:44 UTC 2009

Seb Ruiz wrote:
> 2009/2/28 Cam Macdonell <cam at cs.ualberta.ca>:
>> Hi,
>> I have an iPod and I want to use Amarok to access the songs (I know
>> playlists don't work yet) on Linux.  I scanned the directory into my
>> Collection so that Amarok can play the songs.  But, if I disconnect the
>> iPod the songs remain in the collection, but simply can't play.  Is
>> there anyway to have Amarok dynamically add/remove songs from the
>> collection as the ipod is connected/disconnected?
> Hi Cam,
> You shouldn't be scanning your ipod as part of the local collection to
> use it. Simply plug it in, and a new "Ipod Collection" will show up in
> the collection browser alongside the local collection. When you
> disconnect the ipod, the collection will disappear.

Hi Seb,

Ok, that's good to know.  However, the ipod collection is not showing 
up.  The iPod does show up under the "Media Devices" plasmoid in the 
middle pane.  Is there any configuration that I might be missing to have 
the iPod added to the list of collections?


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