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How To Scrobble Plays From Creative Zen, Sony Ericsson, MTP devices To LastFM

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Predicament: You want to be able to scrobble plays from your Creative Zen, Sony Ericsson phone or other MTP media device to LastFM in Ubuntu but you don’t know how.

Well thanks to the i think we should rename at some point ‘MTP-Lastfm you can!

Features include:

  • Scrobbles plays from MTP devices
  • Love/ban them before scrobbling
  • Apply ratings


  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mtp-lastfm/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install mtp-lastfm