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How To Install and Configure  iTunes on Ubuntu

Apple  has not released or provided Linux/Unix version for iTunes yet. But using emulation software like PlayOnLinux , we can install iTunes software on Ubuntu Linux.

 

PlayOnLinux is a graphical tool to run windows-based applications(specially games ) on linux platform. The system provides wrapper shell scripts with a .pol filename extension which specify the configuration of Wine needed in order to install and run a particular application. PlayonLinux is basically a graphical frontend for Wine.

 

To Install PlayonLinux on Ubuntu 12.04/Ubuntu 12.10 ClickHere..

 

In this tutorials we are assuming that PlayonLinux is already installed on your Ubuntu Machine. 

 

Configuration Steps of  iTunes

 

Step:1  Download the itunes software from  the URL http://www.apple.com/in/itunes/download/

 

Step:2  Now Access PlayOnLinux (Applications ---> Games ---> PlayOnLinux)


Follow the Instructions like mentioned new virtual drive Name..

 

 

click on Install a  Non-Listed Program

 

Step:3 Browse the iTune Setup file , in my case I have used  64 bit iTunes

 

 

Click On Next , you will see the below screen.

 

 

 

Step:4  After clicking On Next , we will get the below screen

 

 

Click On Install

 

Step:5 Once we click on install , setup will copy all the necessary files , as  shown below

 

Step:6  Once the installation is completed successfully we will get the below screen , click on finish

 

 

Click on  Agree iTunes Software License.  A Short-cut will be created on your Desktop or you can access iTunes from PlayOnLinux.

 

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