Banshee refuses to sync with ipod touch due to missing converter
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Banshee refuses to sync with a new iPod touch 4.2.1. The device seems to be properly detected, however when attempting to drag an album to the iPod, the transfer fails with
The [ogg|mp3] format is not supported by the device, and no converter was found to convert it.
The error messages are accompanied by debug logs of the form:
[5 Warn 03:07:58.970] Caught an exception - System.
Earlier on in the debug output is a series of messages like this:
[5 Debug 03:07:57.557] Starting
[5 Debug 03:07:58.464] Initialized MediaProfileMan
[5 Debug 03:07:58.621] GStreamer pipeline does not run: audioconvert ! novellaacenc bitrate=128000 profile=2 outputformat=0 ! novellqtmux
[5 Debug 03:07:58.732] GStreamer pipeline does not run: audioconvert ! xingenc bitrate=128 ! id3v2mux
[5 Debug 03:07:58.804] GStreamer pipeline does not run: audioconvert ! fluwmaenc bitrate=64000 vbr=false ! fluasfmux
that seem to indicate the codec is missing. However, all gstreamer plugins seem to be installed. Also, this is not a new bug, several forum postings (http://