iTunes in Linux
Yesterday, Apple computer released Safari for windows, proving that the company does have the desire to expand their enterprise and myriad programs to other platforms. However, they so far have neglected the Linux user. Will apple release iTunes for Linux? Not anytime soon. So what solutions does the open source community have?
Wine is an application for Linux (and other operating systems) that allows you to run windows programs, without installing windows. It’s pretty much amazing. While wine can successfully run complex 3D games such as warcraft, it has it’s limitations. As of right now, it can run up to iTunes 6.0.5. So, any extra goodies that might have come with iTunes 7, is not yet available for the Linux platform.
Install wine. If you have ubuntu, this is pretty easy: