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I had linux installed on my computer because I could not take vista anymore.
After using windows for so long this is so different.
Can someone tell me if I can download aol software with linux
and if i can download itunes or something like it.
I would appreciate any help
Distribution: M$ Windows / Debian / Ubuntu / DSL / many others
you have to install wine
i dont know about your distro but mine you type
sudo apt-get install wine
and press yes to any prompts
download the windows version of the software and type winecfg press ok then type wine <software name here>
I used i-tunes for buying music and to manage my i-pod plus I had about 1900 songs and they are all gone.
This is because I couldn't take vista anymore. When I installed linux I forgot to back up everything.
Thanks for getting back to me.
Depending on how you did the installation, some of your data may be recoverable. If you want to pursue this, give us the disk configuration (number and type of partitions) before and after installing Linux.
Wine has come a long way in the last couple of years. Wine for FreeBSD will run most windows apps now. I think its a little more advanced in Linux. If you have a look around you can probably find native open source apps that will suit you.