Questions tagged [itunes]

iTunes manages apps and data syncing to iPod and iOS devices. libimobiledevice provides sync functionality for these devices in Ubuntu without relying on iTunes.

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Newbie needing help with dowloading and using iTunes please

I am new to Ubuntu and want to download my iTunes music onto my laptop that runs Ubuntu 20.04.3, however after a lot of messing around and using my terminal with code language, I finally found the ...
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Transferring files from iOS 15 devices with Ubuntu + Fuse + libimobiledevice / ifuse?

Anyone have 20.04+ working with FUSE + libimobiledevice/iFuse working with iOS 15.x to transfer files from an iPhone/iPad to Ubuntu? If so, any particular instructions you followed to make it work?
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How do I resolve "X Error of failed request: GLXBadFBConfig" when installing iTunes using wine?

I installed wine in order to install iTunes. The iTunes icon is on the desktop but it won't open. with wine64 explorer I see iTunes.exe, however when clicking on it the following message in the ...
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The archive manager is saying that there is an error loading the archive

I am trying to install iTunes to install my iPad's software. When I load the archive, it says there is an error loading the archive. I am using this link to install iTunes. How to fix it?
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Some iTunes features for Linux

iTunes lets you "ignore" some tracks (by unticking them) and set the start/end time for each one. Is there a player, for Linux, that lets you do the same?
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Unable to uninstall or find any details about iTunes but still i am able see logo in Applications

I am sure, I've uninstalled iTunes but don't know how logo is displaying in applications. I tried to view all the list file using sudo apt list but nothing regarding iTunes and also searched in ...
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I'd like to store iTunes music on my new Ubuntu server

I would simply use the server for storage, playing the music through iTunes. Will that work? I have moved iTunes music to other drives in my PC with results that are not so hot - probably from user ...
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Transfer iTunes to Ubuntu?

How do I completely transfer my iTunes library (play counts , playlists and ID3 info) either to Rhythmbox or Amorak? Also I would like to sort my tracks by "date modified", is that possible?
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iTunes in wine black screen on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed wine and iTunes. When I run iTunes application starts but it is unusable since I only get black screen. See photo. What to do here?
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Itunes black screen issue

I’ve just downloaded iTunes on my Ubuntu and it’s working but it appears as a black screen any ideas how to fix it?
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Using Ubuntu as a Music-Server for iTunes

I fixed together an old Mac Mini Server of the late 2007 series and had to put Ubuntu on it, since I can not install the latest macOS on it. However, that wasn't actually a bad thing, because I am not ...
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How to install iTunes on Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Please, how to install Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS on iTunes software and other Windows application software?
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Installing Itunes on PlayOnlinux with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've had no luck installing Itunes 10 via PlayOnlinux. When installing the iTunes application following a guide via Ubuntu Desktop for Beginners: iTunes setup on Ubuntu - YouTube I get far enough to ...
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Installing Itunes 12 on lubuntu 17.04 32 bit using wine

So normally I wouldnt have any sort of problem installing a wine program, that is until a ran across the latest itunes installer. When I run it, it explains how I don't have windows 7 service pack 1 ...
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How to sync iphone [duplicate]

Is there any way to sync iphone in ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Please help!
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How to transfer songs to iPod 6 (iOS 10.x) via ubuntu 16.04?

I've tried almost every possible way, but none of the music players I've tried would recognize the iPod. Even if iPod is recognized by the OS, I can't transfer songs. Is there a known bug with iPod 6 ...
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iTunes Installation on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Good day, I would like to connect my iPad onto my ubuntu 16.04 LTS to transfer files over to my iPad, I have tried on playonlinux but the message I get says I can't sync my iDevice to Ubuntu, how can ...
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How do I install the latest version of iTunes in Ubuntu 16.04.1? [duplicate]

I use iTunes on Windows and recently installed Ubuntu 16.04.1. How can I install the same iTunes version in Ubuntu? Thanks
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Is there a way to sync music on my iphone?

I been trying to use Banshee to sync my Iphone 4 but it doesn't appear to work is there any other way to sync music to my iphone ?
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Move files that are different to another folder

OK, so I have a very large iTunes library and recently decided to sort through it and organize it in a much neater way than just throwing all my music in a folder and hoping for the best. So after ...
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How to import audio CD as .m4a with album art?

I have a bunch of music CDs that I want to digitize as .m4as with album art, so that I can use them with iTunes on a virtual machine. Is there a simple way to just read the tracks off the CD in .m4a ...
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Podcast manager that burns CD

I can't find any podcast manager that will let me burn the podcast to CD. Is there software for Ubuntu that will let you download podcasts and then burn to CD?
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How to manage and restore a modern iPhone or iDevice on ubuntu with iTunes

This question—how to install iTunes on ubuntu—has been asked many times before on this site, but the answers are all outdated and involve Wine or some other tool that no longer works for the most ...
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Itunes on Ubuntu 64 bit [duplicate]

I really need to get Itunes on Ubuntu for jailbreaking purposes, but none of the other solutions on this website seem to work. I have Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on my HP Chromebook 14, but I have recently ...
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Wine Bad EXE Error

so I'm trying to install iTunes through wine, and whenever I use the terminal command wine iTunes6464setup.exe to run itunes, it tells me that it's a bad EXE file. I'm not sure how to fix it, and the ...
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Itunes 64bits on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How do I install itunes 64bits on Ubuntu 14.04 ? Using PlayOnLinux couldn't help me out to install the 64bit version of the latest itunes.
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Itunes Wine installation

Has anyone actually been able to run Itunes on Ubuntu 14? And If so what version Itunes did you use. I cannot run as far back as 11.4.0 it says windows error 126. Or it shows a blank Itunes ...
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Syncing iPhone with iTunes on a windows virtual machine

Is it at all possible for a virtual machine running Windows 7/8.1/10 on VMWare or VirtualBox on a Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 host, to detect an iPhone 4S running iOS 9.2.1 as an iPhone and for iTunes on the ...
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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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Iphone restore stuck in recovery mode

My Iphone 4 is stuck in recovery mode, I was wondering if I could restore phone in ubuntu. If possible please show how.
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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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installing itunes shows error "itunes requires that your computer requires windows 7 or newer"

Please help me to install itunes.
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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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Is there a app that will work with Ubuntu and itunes?

Im wondering if there is a program that will work on Ubuntu 14.4 that is compatible with iTunes and the iTunes store? lotts484
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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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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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Copy songs to iPhone

I am very new to Ubuntu (& iPhone too). Installed Ubuntu upon best review from users and i have tried GTKpod, libimobile, banshee, Rhythmbox......a chap explaining to install iTunes 32 bit ...
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Starting forked-daapd service from GIT Install

So I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux so I'm sure that I'm missing something obvious. I installed/configured forked-dapd from the GIT Source https://github.com/ejurgensen/forked-daapd and followed the ...
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Can Ghost Tunes be a replacement for Ubuntu One?

I have used a lot of Windows and Apple programs in the past, and now I want to switch to Ubuntu. Problem is I love music and my iTunes library... So I want to know how to get all my music and put it ...
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Can I download iTunes?

Is there anyway of using iTunes? Or anything I can download that would work with an iPhone so I can put music on an iPhone?
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Importing iTunes library in any Ubuntu music player

I'm trying to migrate my iTunes library, in particular the ratings, to Ubuntu. I've tried various music players but so far had no luck. Clementine doesn't have anything to import iTunes ratings, ...
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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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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 music folders

I have managed to get into the Itunes_Control folder and find all the music files but what I want to do now is put music into it so my Ipod will recognise the new music files and will be able to play ...
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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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Does iTunes work (well) on Ubuntu?

Is there an alternative to iTunes where I can buy music/back up phone?
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Looking for an apple recognized itunes

I do a lot with my iPhone and iTunes. My question is simple, is there a way to get an Apple recognized version of iTunes for Ubuntu?
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How do I hook up my iPod with iTunes?

I have a Apple Ipod 30GB. I need to run it on Lubuntu 14.04 with full functionallity. Can I run iTunes on Lubuntu 14.04. If so, how?
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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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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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