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How do I install iTunes on Ubuntu?

I've tried different ways to install iTunes, but to no avail. I tried with Wine, but it didn't work. Can I have iTunes on Ubuntu.
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Is there a way to stream audio/video to an Apple Airplay Device?

Is there a way to stream audio or video to an Apple Airplay device? I have an Aiprort Express that can play audio, but the same question applies to the Apple TV or any other Airplay device. It is ...
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Firmware update for iPod Touch (iPhone)?

I need to update firmware of my iPod Touch (iPhone) in Ubuntu and as I have jailbroken iPod Touch I need iTunes to install apps, but unfortunately haven't found any ways to do that in Ubuntu yet. I ...
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Run iTunes without virtualizing Windows?

I know I could use VirtualBox or VMWare, but does anyone know of a way to run iTunes without having to run Windows virtually on Ubuntu? Will iTunes run using Wine? Is there a better more native way ...
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Feed my AppleTv with media from my Ubuntu desktop PC

I'm about to buy an AppleTv and I'm wondering if it is possible to access the media that are hosted on my ubuntu PC. At home, I have: A Ubuntu PC with all my media on it A Windows Laptop (not ...
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How do I install iTunes?

I have an iPhone and run Ubuntu on all of my personal computers. Since I did not want to keep a separate partition with Windows on it for the sole purpose of running iTunes, I attempted to install It ...
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Install iTunes on Ubuntu

I've always been an Ubuntu lover, but the only thing that holds me back from installing ubuntu on my laptop is iTunes. I have an iPad and an iPod touch and managing them without itunes is almost next ...
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How can I convert an iTunes WAV music library to FLAC from the command line?

I have a large music library that is currently managed by iTunes in Windows. When I started out 5 or 6 years ago ripping my music to my PCs I had a fairly basic understanding of audio formats, and I ...
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How do I download iTunes podcasts with hpodder or other software?

Well, I want to download some lectures from Itunes.apple.com, and I've found a program called hpodder but I really haven't understood how to use it. Does anyone here know how to ? Or does anyone know ...
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How do I set album artwork?

My music goes back and forth from iTunes to Rhythmbox via Dropbox. All of my songs have their artwork showing in iTunes but some don't when I'm back in Ubuntu. I don't know how to set the artwork in ...
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Can I connect to iTunes music shares using Amarok?

The Amarok manual claims: Amarok automatically shows the tracks from the server in the Media Sources -> Local Music pane and no further configuration is required. But Amarok did not ...
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Best alternative of Itunes for the use of iPods

I have a large music collection on an external drive, and until I installed ubuntu, my preferred music player was Itunes. I am currently using Rythymbox. Is there a program that is better for ...
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How do I get mt-daapd?

I read other people's blog showing as easily as sudo apt-get install mt-daapd. But when I do that, I got an error message E: unable to locate package mt-daapd. Could someone point me to the right ...
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Is there a command-line program to read tags from .m4a files?

Running id3v2 -l file.m4a didn't find any tags, but displaying it in rhythmbox did. Is there another command-line program for working with tags that works on .m4a files? I'm running precise 12.04. ...
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How can I convert .mp4 and .m4a files to .mp3 files automatically, keeping the cover art?

I have some .mp4 and .m4a audio files that I want to convert to .mp3 files. I want the resulting .mp3 files to include the cover art included in the source files, without fiddling with EasyTAG ...
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Can I download music from itunes web site without itunes software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I download iTunes podcasts with hpodder or other software? There is a bunch of free courses available on the net. But a lot of them are available only through ...
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Access iTunes shares from Rhythmbox?

Its a bit of a tease that I can see iTunes shares on the local network in Rhythmbox, but I'm unable to access them. Is there anything I can do to enable access to function?
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iTunes doesn't run properly

After installing iTunes I noticed that the layout was not the proper one. How can I get iTunes working on Ubuntu?
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How do I listen to song samples on the iTunes website?

How do I listen to song samples on the iTunes website in Ubuntu 10.04?
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Conversion of m4a file names

Hi everyone hoping I can find an answer to my music related question. I switched from PC to Ubuntu and had run iTunes in the past. I have a lot of music that I have the CDs for but I loaded them ...
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How do I take my playlists from Banshee and put them on Itunes and my Ipod?

So I have a dualboot with Windows and keep all my music on a shared partition that neither OS's use. I want to know how I would import my Banshee onto Itunes. I also can't sink playlists with my Ipod ...
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Does iTunes work (well) on Ubuntu?

Is there an alternative to iTunes where I can buy music/back up phone?
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Why won't iTunes 7 (PlayOnLinux) recognized my iPhone/iPod?

I have installed iTunes 7 via PlayOnLinux and it installed fine, all of my music shows up no problem. However, whenever I plug in my iPhone and iPod, iTunes does not recognize the device (making the ...
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Using iPod in Banshee alongside iTunes?

I'm running Ubuntu (11.04) and Banshee (up-to-date from the Banshee Team ppa), and I have a 1st gen iPod Touch (version 3.1.3 7E18). Up until now I've synced and managed the iPod using my MacBook ...
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Firefox - iTunes application detector

in my Firefox under Plugins i have a "iTunes Application Detector". I know, I can disable it but how to remove it? Btw. how could it get there? Was it eventually restored by Firefox sync? Anyway, ...
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How to play music from iTunes library located in a Windows 7 partition?

I have 2 partitions, one for Windows 7 and the other for Ubuntu 11.04. All my music and the iTunes library is saved in the windows partition, but I'd like to be able to play these songs and use ...
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How to convert a Mac UTF-8 .xml file into something that Banshee understands?

I've been trying to import my iTunes library to Banshee but Banshee will not find songs that contain latin accents. It imports most songs just fine except the ones that contains accents like é, è, ç, ...
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How can I stream music from a Mac to Ubuntu?

I have a Mac with all of my music on it in Itunes. Itunes has a feature called "Home Sharing" which allows someone to stream the content from one computer to another. Is there a way to set this ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 mounts iPhone disk spaces and after a while unmounts them

iPhone 4, iOS 6.1.3, Ubuntu 13.04 On 12.10 and before, I could mount my iPhone without problems. Ubuntu mounted automagically two "shares", "iPhone" and "Documents on iPhone", and you can access your ...
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Why isn't iTunes working for me?

I know you are to install iTunes in WINE but when ever I open it an error message appears that says Apple Application Support was not found. Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes. ...
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USB devices in VirtualBox Windows 7 partition

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Virtual Box running Windows 7. Have a shared hard drive set up between the two. I have set up the virtual box the best I could, and have been searching endlessly on ...
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Is there any way a can buy on iTunes Store?

There's an album that's only avaliable on iTunes Store and I really want it. Is there any way I can get it on Ubuntu 11.10?
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How to add songs to ipod from ubuntu 13.10?

How can i add songs to my ipod from ubuntu 13.10. Is there any softwares similar to itunes. I tried gtkpod ipod manager for adding music to my ipod but it crashes every time i try to add songs to ...
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migrating from Windows: will mozyhome and itunes be accessible?

I am thinking of buying a new laptop with Ubuntu pre-installed. I have backed up everything from my current comuter to the cloud using MozyHome. I would like to know will downloading all my files ...
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How can I jailbreak and restore an iPhone 3G on Ubuntu?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I didn't realize how to make it fully friendly with my iPhone 3G. The matter is that I need to restore it to a custom firmware and I can't find Snowbreeze for ubuntu, or any ...
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iTunes Alternatives for Ubuntu

I have started using Ubuntu very recently. I installed using Wubi. Can I get my Windows iTunes Music to go onto Ubuntu's iTunes alternative. Also, how will I sync my iPod with Ubuntu? Thanks!
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How do I access my music and documents from Windows7 on Ubuntu?

How do I access my Windows7 music library on Ubuntu 11.10? I have just installed Ubuntu and I wish to copy my music library from iTunes to the banshee media player, I'll gladly give more details if ...
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How can I play music from iTunes library stored on Mac/Windows?

I have a Windows 7 desktop machine and a Ubuntu machine too. I may also get a Mac one day. I have iTunes set up to sync my iPod Touch, iPod and the girlfriend's iPod, but I generally use Ubuntu (she ...
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iTunes cannot install on wine [duplicate]

For a bit of reference, my wine version is 1.6.2 (stable one), and the iTunes is 12.3.1 (iTunes6464Setup.exe). When I try to run iTunes, either from the terminal or opening it through wine itself, it ...
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Cannot install.msstyles theme on wine

I can't install my Windows aero msstyles theme in wine. I used PlayOnLinux to install iTunes 10 and during the installation, it installed a Royale theme and was in Windows XP. I went to configure ...
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Rhythm box crashes when I plug in my iphone

I've just downloaded ubuntu as a swap from mint. I heard it was easier to sync your iphone with ubuntu however, everytime I open rhythm box it crashes as soon as i plug my phone in? any ideas? ...
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iTunes on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How do I install Apple iTunes on UBuntu 12.04 in order to connect my iPhone with my PC? I tried PlayOnLinux, but it says "wine does not support usb yet" when trying to install it.
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How Do I install iTunes 11 on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install iTunes? I want to install and try out itunes 11 on ubuntu, but I don't really know how. I don't want to dual boot / use virtualbox to run windows.
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Trying to install iTunes 7.2 to sync music with iPhone 4S

I'm trying to install iTunes. I followed the instructions from the guy on YouTube to the letter. His first instruction was to download iTunes 7.2 which I in fact did, but when I try to install that ...
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How can I write a review for an item on iTunes on Ubuntu?

I would like to leave a review for a podcast on iTunes. However, I don't have any Apple device, nor access to the iTunes software. Is there any other solution to leave a review for an item on iTunes ...
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Has anyone tried to write an itunes alternative for linux? [duplicate]

It seems to me that it would not be to hard to parse the database schema on an iPod and make a working application on Linux that could load and manage songs. There is no hope left in me that Apple ...
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Itunes on Ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

Hi is there any way to have itunes on Ubuntu 14.04? I really need to have this option. I have tried the playon linux option but that seems outdated and does not work. I also tried Vitual box but mu ...
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What is a good itunes alternative with .epub support?

Banshee seems good, but it doesn't seem to support .epub or any other type of ebook files. I use my ipod more for reading than I do for music, so I'd really like a program that allows me to continue ...
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iTunes on PlayOnLinux doesn't appear in search

I can't find the iTunes on PlayOnLinux search, it just doesn't appear. Is there other way I could install it?
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How to Recover Songs From an Ipod in ubuntu?

I replaced windows with ubuntu 13.10 and my data is gone.Now my only hope is my ipod.But i dont know how to recover songs from an ipod.Please give me some guidance for recovering my songs from ipod.