"This article shows how you can use an iPod on a Linux desktop
with gtkpod (a graphical user interface for Apple's iPod). It
covers how you can upload MP3 files from your desktop to your iPod,
download MP3 files from your iPod to your desktop, how you can
delete files on the iPod, and how you can create and modify
playlists. Normally, Apple's iTunes software is needed to manage an
iPod, but iTunes is not available for Linux. Fortunately, there are
Linux alternatives such as gtkpod that can handle the task..."