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gazearn 10-17-2008 04:51 PM

itunes 7.3 through wine 1.01 on ubuntu
 
hi ive installed itunes through wine and it freezes and dosent work all the time is this a common thing ????

XavierP 10-17-2008 05:24 PM

http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManage...sion&iId=10248 it gets a bronze rating under the appdb, which is terrible. I've never had any luck with it myself.

Gabriel27104 10-18-2008 12:10 PM

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Originally Posted by XavierP (Post 3313934)
http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManage...sion&iId=10248 it gets a bronze rating under the appdb, which is terrible. I've never had any luck with it myself.

Hi what website can i retrieve wine from or what do i need to do to make itunes compatible with this operating system.

Total-MAdMaN 10-18-2008 12:19 PM

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Originally Posted by Gabriel27104 (Post 3314706)
Hi what website can i retrieve wine from

Check if it's available through your package manager. If not, you can download it from http://www.winehq.org

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gabriel27104 (Post 3314706)
what do i need to do to make itunes compatible with this operating system.

The only way is to use software like WINE which is used to run Windows applications on Linux, but as XavierP says it probably won't work correctly.

johnson_steve 10-18-2008 12:39 PM

why do you need itunes?

oskar 10-18-2008 02:42 PM

+1


For future posts, it is usually more productive to say what you want to do instead of asking how to fix an error with a program that you think will do it.

gazearn 10-19-2008 04:07 PM

i want i tunes to use my i pod on my comp !!!!!!!!!!

i will try itunes 8 then

i92guboj 10-19-2008 04:29 PM

There are free and native alternatives like amarok if you really like that kind of beast.

I never understood what's so special about iTunes.

johnson_steve 10-19-2008 06:00 PM

I have 3 iPod's: 3G, 1G nano & iTouch. all work great with Linux and no iTunes. what iPod do you have? running iTunes in wine won't give you good results even if you get it working.

XavierP 10-19-2008 06:38 PM

Have you looked at Gtkpod and Yamipod? Both are designed specifically to talk to ipods.

oskar 10-20-2008 05:31 AM

You have ubuntu? 8.04 I suppose.
Have you tried just connecting it? it should show up on your desktop and open in rhythmbox by default. Most players on linux can handle ipods: Exaile, Rhythmbox, Amarok - announced for Listen...

I have had some trouble with Rhythmbox and my ipod shuffle, but Amarok and gtkpod worked just fine.

gazearn 10-20-2008 04:00 PM

i have a ipod nano old version ! and a ipod touch yes it does open them but i did try to transfer some songs but it didnt work i think because of the file type ?????????

johnson_steve 10-20-2008 04:12 PM

how did you try to transfer the songs? the ipod touch is a special case you can't sync over usb; you have to do it over wifi. I have both of those iPods. I'd like to help you but you have to be as specific as posible.

gazearn 10-21-2008 09:55 AM

its a ipod touch with the i phone update . how do i sync over wifi ????

oskar 10-21-2008 09:37 PM

yikes
This is really ugly.

Always do a google search, or just go straight for the ubuntu wiki. This is the first search result for "ipod.touch ubuntu":

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Po...Devices/iPhone

Pretty ridiculous. Looks like they did everything they can to make you use itunes.


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