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Old 11-20-2008, 11:37 AM   #1
jaylou
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help to open downloaded itunes please.


Recently i bought my daughter a notebook with Linux she has downloaded ITUNES8 this has now appeared in the download file. So how do you open the file? It just comes up untiltled and a blank screen. Please help.I am not an expert so simple terms only please! thanks.
 
Old 11-20-2008, 01:30 PM   #2
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Recently i bought my daughter a notebook with Linux she has downloaded ITUNES8 this has now appeared in the download file. So how do you open the file? It just comes up untiltled and a blank screen. Please help.I am not an expert so simple terms only please! thanks.
Simple terms: iTunes won't work on Linux. Complain to Apple.

Slightly expanded terms: You MIGHT be able to get it to work with WINE, but that takes a bit of effort.
 
Old 11-20-2008, 02:14 PM   #3
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I don't understand what's absolutely so amazing about iTunes. However there's no Linux version as TB0ne very well said. You might be able to get it to work to some degree under wine, but don't count on getting it to work 100%, or in an easy way. Search their database there (there's a text box for that on the bottom left of the page) for iTunes and see what you can get. Search also the forums for your distro because there might be howto's by other users or something.

I don't use iTunes so I can't be sure to what degree it can or cannot work.

However, I'd start looking for alternative like Amarok if you really want to use Linux. Either that or complain to Apple.
 
  


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