Ipod management for Linux users, GNUPOD makes it very very easy... :-), I was using previously iTunes when i was unaware of of gnupod, Though i use linux for each work, i got new tool 'GnuPod' to manage my ipod. Installation & Using gnupod is simple. Follow the instruction to install & configure your new ipod management tool...
For Debian & Ubuntu Users:
Installation Of Gnu POd :
1. apt-cache search gnupod-tools
( Search for gnupod tools)
2. apt-get install gnupod-tools
( Installs the package)
3. apt-get install libtimedate-perl
Don't forget to install this package, If its installed not a problem, it not do it.
4. Plug in your Ipod, Mount it.
mount /dev/usbdisk /mount_point
5. If want you can take backup of it.
6. After taking backup, Remove data from mounted partition
rm -rf /mount_point
gnupod_INIT -m /mount_point ( If the iPod is freshly formatted or you never used GNUpod before with this iPod, run this)
8. Adding files to Gnupod
gnupod_addsong -m /mount_point filename.mp3
You can specify the list of files to add.
9. After adding files
mktunes -m /mount_point
10. Umount the device.
11. Ready to use your Ipod.
For More Info : http://www.gnu.org/software/gnupod/gnupod.html