How To Install GTKPod 2.1.4.3 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, GtkPod is a tool for adding audio files on iPod devices (iPod Classic, iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, iPod Photo and iPod Mini), having a graphical user interface created in GTK+. Despite it does not provide all of the iTunes features, it is quite good as an iPod manager for Linux.

The latest version available is GTKPod 2.1.4.3, which is already available via the default repositories of Ubuntu 14.10.

how to install GtkPod 2.1.4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn and derivative systems, like Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five or Deepin 2014

In this article I will show you how to install GtkPod 2.1.4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn and derivative systems, like Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five or Deepin 2014 systems.

For Ubuntu 14.10, GtkPod 2.1.4.3 is available via the default repositories, so all you have to do is update the local repository index and install the gtkpod package. Like this:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gtkpod

For Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems, GtkPod 2.1.4.3 is available via some third party PPA, so installing it is easy. Just add the ppa to your system, refresh the repositories and install the gtkpod package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skellat/flow1
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gtkpod

Optional, to remove gtkpod, on both Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 (and derivatives), do:

$ sudo apt-get remove gtkpod

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One comment on “How To Install GTKPod 2.1.4.3 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 And Derivative Systems
  1. herbert says:

    thanks for the tutorial!
    any tip for the ubuntu 15.10?

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