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Can I manage music on my ipod without using iTunes?
Also, should I and can I put linux on a nano?
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1st of all: you can do both, though it depends on which nano you have.

Last time I checked, it's possible to fit Linux on a 1st gen Nano, but not on the 2nd gen.

The program "iPod Agent" works nice for filling up your iPod around iTunes
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Should be able to install linux on your nano depending on which generation you have.
Gives info about IpodLinux
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MediaMonkey is a great replacement to iTunes.
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Thanks gonks and nice avy .
How do I know what gen my ipod is? I just got it for 30 USD. Good deal eh?
    
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I tried linux on my second gen and i couldn't get it to work, but maybe that was me.

There are many ways to manage your ipod without itunes, i used to used Winamp with an ipod support plug in, and it worked pretty well.

But all in all i like Itunes now, all i use it for is to play my music and manage my ipod. I don't actually buy my music from them.

And it's pretty easy to tell what gen your nano is.

1st gen ones are only black i think, and are squarish.
2nd gen ones are colorful and have rounded sides.
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Can I manage music on my ipod without using iTunes?
Also, should I and can I put linux on a nano?
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hey mate yeash u can use music with out itunes jsut use windows media palyer or you can jsut drag it across from lime wire
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hey mate yeash u can use music with out itunes jsut use windows media palyer or you can jsut drag it across from lime wire
To my knowledge you cannot use WMP to manage music on the IPOD. Ty anyway.
    
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Thanks gonks and nice avy .
How do I know what gen my ipod is? I just got it for 30 USD. Good deal eh?
Nano 1st gen:


2nd gen:
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Ew the 2nd gen looks like the mini. I guess I have 1st gen. Ok wish me luck... Linux time
    
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