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Re: [opensuse] Question for iPod users out there!
  • From: Susemail <susemail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 13:41:06 -1000
  • Message-id: <200701041341.06535.susemail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 04 January 2007 08:06, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> On Thursday 04 January 2007 09:50, Roger Dedrick wrote:
> > Scott Gilmore wrote:

> > My daughter claims that that is the way Itunes works. After
> > populating your IPod from one computer with Itunes that is the only
> > computer you are allowed to sync with. If you sync with any other
> > install of Itunes, Itunes will wipe your Ipod clean. It's anti
> > piracy.
>
> That's not really right. It's only even close for DRM content (of which
> I have none).
>

What is 'DRM content'

> But if you leave iTunes in the default automatic sync mode, this is the
> behavior you get. One day I hooked my iPod to my MacBook Pro instead of
> the iMac I use to manage ripped CDs and podcasts. I wanted to see if
> there might be a way to play its content through the laptop speakers.
> And poof! Everything was gone from the iPod. Of course, I could just
> sync it again from the iMac, but it took me by surprise.
>
> Many people recommend using manual iPod content management in iTunes.
> That prevents this nasty "I own you iPod and all its contents" mode
> that is the default for iTunes.
>

How do you manually manage iPod content?

Thanks,
Jerome

> > --
> > roger
>
> Randall Schulz
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