[Techtalk] Rhythmbox and Banshee issues (Ubuntu Natty Narwahl)
Wim De Smet
kromagg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 08:53:38 UTC 2011
gnomad2 should compile from source. This user has a version in his
PPA, no guarantees about quality etc:
On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 6:49 AM, Deborah Gronke Bennett
<degb at alumni.rice.edu> wrote:
> At your suggestion, I installed gpodder and set it up. I like it better than
> Banshee (more directed to my purpose). Unfortunately, it has the same
> problem as banshee - it does not recognize my MP3 player. Right now I am
> letting gpodder catch and download my podcasts. I am still looking for a way
> to transfer them to the Creative Zen.
> Tonight I went looking for a new version of gnomad2, which is what I used on
> Hardy Heron. After wading through a lot of webpages and discussion forums,
> it appears that gnomad2 disappeared from Ubuntu because of some cutoff date
> in the Debian development tree. Sigh. Still looking.
> On 08/31/2011 10:24 AM, Amy wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 9:14 PM, Deborah Gronke Bennett<
>> deborah at deborah.best.vwh.net> wrote:
>>> I have been using a Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibix) laptop as my primary
>>> machine for a couple of years now. The machine is getting old, and I need
>>> migrate to a new machine. I have installed a new laptop with Ubuntu 11.04
>>> (Natty Narwahl).
>>> On my old machine, I used Rhythmbox as a podcatcher, and I used gnomad2
>>> transfer the podcasts to my Creative Zen MP3 player.
>>> I'm trying to get something like this to work on my new laptop. I
>>> Rhythmbox (0.13.3). However, I cannot add any of my podcast feeds to this
>>> version. (I've searched a bunch of webpages and bug reports, and there is
>>> lot of talk about parser incompatibilites, etc). So then I tried to use
>>> Banshee, the newer program which is replacing Rhythmbox as the default in
>>> Ubuntu these days. There I was able to add all my podcast feeds, and get
>>> podcasts to download. However, I can't get Banshee to recognize my MP3
>>> player. And I have not been able to find if there is a version of gnomad2
>>> available for this version of Ubuntu.
>>> My ideal solution would be to continue to use Banshee. However, I am
>>> looking for tips on how to get my Creative Zen MP3 player to be
>>> by the program. I do have the latest firmware, version 1.21.01.
>>> Thanks in advance,
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>> I'm not sure if this is what you want, but have you tried gpodder (
>> http://gpodder.org/)? It's in the Ubuntu repos. And I think it will
>> recognize your Creative Zen.
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