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    gtkpod + ipod shuffle 1st gen

    ok so i have 2 ipods, one nano 4th gen and one shuffle 512mb 1st gen.
    the 4th gen ipod uses gtkpod with not much set up at all. when i tried to first use the shuffle on gtkpod it showed the files but wouldnt let me erase/edit anything. i tried a few options then decided to format the thing and start over. now gtkpod says it cannot load the itunesdb.ext file. how do i recreate this file? do i have to load windows and do a ipod restore option in itunes?
    (sorry im such a ipod noob, this is for my gf. she hates itunes and windows and would like to use linux instead)

    also, has anyone tried the rockbox for ipod? any good?

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    I think amarok 2 supports them well and 2.3.2 is supposed to expand on mtp support
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