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Linux friendly MP3 player devices

I currently have a Creative Zen MP3 player, which I'm finding increasingly painful to use. I have to use the (shoddy) Windows based software to transfer files, I cannot mount it under Linux as a USB disk, and I've tried mtp-fuse but sometimes the files wont index properly. I think the Zen software does some sort of processing as it transfers files.

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Guest [Entry]

"There is an open source project for syncing a Creative Zen with Linux. I've used it since I got mine, so I don't know how it compares to the official software, but the only issue I've had with it is that it will let me sync Flacs, even though the Zen will not play them.

http://gnomad2.sourceforge.net/"
Guest [Entry]

"Oddly enough, most portable media players (PMPs) that use mass storage would do what you want. My ex-adopted-sister (long story), used to have a Samsung that pretty much did what you wanted- though I don't remember the model.

I had a Creative ZEN Neeon that was decent as well, other than the very strange video format it used, and lack of Ogg support - it even survived a washing machine."