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Try to install amazonmp3 on a ubuntu desktop 64bit edition. Amazon only supports Ubuntu 8.10 32Bit version. I googled around to see if there was a way to install 32 bit packages under 64 bit Ubuntu, I ran into http://www.ensode.net/roller/dheffelfinger/entry/installing_amazon_mp3_downloader_under (using getlibs).

But there are some missing libs

No match for libboost_filesystem-gcc42-1_34_1.so.1.34.1
No match for libboost_regex-gcc42-1_34_1.so.1.34.1
No match for libboost_date_time-gcc42-1_34_1.so.1.34.1
No match for libboost_signals-gcc42-1_34_1.so.1.34.1
No match for libboost_iostreams-gcc42-1_34_1.so.1.34.1
No match for libboost_thread-gcc42-mt-1_34_1.so.1.34.1

Is there a way to install amazonmp3 on a 64bit Ubuntu?

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I would advise you to take a look at this Ubuntu Forums posting - though it is written for 10.04.

However there are alternatives to installing this package from Amazon: there are alternatives to the Amazon MP3 Downloader. Pymazon is an option, and there is also now a Banshee extension to do the job.

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Now amazonmp3 is installed (Installing these missing dependencies manually through getlibs will make them available to the amazonmp3 binary) - but I will try the alternatives –  sdu Oct 27 '10 at 19:54
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Seriously, Banshee with the Amazon extension is the way of least pain. –  postfuturist Nov 23 '10 at 3:00

Install Clamz from the Ubuntu Software Center

Just went to the "Ubuntu Software Center" and looked up amazon and noticed there was a program called "Clamz" says that it's for downloading mp3 from amazon.

what I did

  1. Installed clamz Install clamz from the Ubuntu Software Store
  2. Purchased the album I wanted from Amazons site - One click download link
  3. Amazon sent me a link with an amz extension
  4. Opened the amz file and a terminal window opened and I was downloading

Not the pretties, but really awesome!

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