Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 229967
This version of amarok is missing ipod support (no libamarok_ipod-mediadevice.so)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:57 EST
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Description of problem:
amarok-1.4.5-3.fc5.x86_64 does not contain ipod support. iPod is not listed as an available media device in Amarok. The relevant amarok media device plugin (libamarok_ipod-mediadevice.so) is not distributed with amarok-1.4.5-3.fc5.x86_64.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Amarok does not list iPod Media Device in the Select Plugin list of the Add New Device dialog (it lists the following: Generic Audio Player, Music Sharing, Creative Nomad Jukebox, iRiver iFP and MTP). I expected this list to also contain something like "Apple iPod Media Device".
2. The relevant Amarok media device plugin is not distributed with amarok-1.4.5-3.fc5.x86_64:
$ rpm -q amarok
$ rpm -ql amarok | grep mediadevice.so
I expected the above list to also contain
Just to let you know what's going on: a new version of libmtp was backported to
FC5, which forced me to upgrade to the latest Amarok, which only supports a
newer version of libgpod that what's available in FC5. Thus, I had to disable
I'm trying to think of a right way to solve that, but it's not obvious.
Sorry, no idea how to fix this, and FC5 is EOL now.