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Old 08-28-2006, 02:17 PM   #1
dezert_fox
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access shared iTunes music in Linux?


Are there any media players out there that can access shared iTunes libraries that run under Linux, or is my best shot just running iTunes via Wine?
 
Old 08-28-2006, 03:09 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by dezert_fox
Are there any media players out there that can access shared iTunes libraries that run under Linux, or is my best shot just running iTunes via Wine?
Under Linux, any application should be able to access a shared folder.

However, if the music contained in that shared folder was downloaded from iTunes Music Store, then it is infested with DRM ("Digital Rights Management") and you won't be able to play it. I haven't personally tried iTunes under Wine, but I highly doubt that would work for DRM-ed files. I can't even say iTunes would run at all under Wine (even for non-DRM-ed files).
 
Old 08-28-2006, 03:30 PM   #3
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Not sure exactly what you are looking for, but on my university network last year, I could access (and download) peoples shared iTunes music within the local network. I used a java program called ourTunes.

Link here:

http://ourtunes.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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