Songs not syncing from iTunes to iPod

I'm in the middle of transferring computers for the fourth time, and each time I run into a different problem. This time, I've successfully transfered my songs from my iPod (5th generation) to iTunes, but I can't sync songs or movies onto my iPod from iTunes. Is this a problem with iTunes or my iPod, and how do I fix it?

Check your update settings. Connect your iPod and click on it's icon in the iTunes source list (the narrow pane on the left). This will bring up the preferences tabs in the main pane on the right. The first tab you'll see is Summary, look for "manually manage songs and videos", if there is a check mark there then the iPod is set to update manually and you have to drag songs from the iTunes library to the iPod to load them on. If you want to update automatically you need to remove the check mark from there (I would also remove the "enable disk use" check mark unless you want to use the iPod as a removable storage device) and click the Apply button in the right hand corner:
Syncing Music to iPod
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