torriem at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 15:37:04 MST 2009
Barry Roberts wrote:
> With Apple's recent announcement of dropping DRM, I'm interested in
> buying some music from iTunes. Does anybody else (without a Windows or
> Mac box in the house) have a good way to use iTunes on Linux?
> I do have one legal XP running in VirtualBox, but I hate booting that
> thing up. So if anybody knows of a Linux app or how to get iTunes 8
> working in Wine, or any other good Linuxy solution, I would like to hear
If I am only interested in music, then no question, iTunes Store is
simply the wrong place to buy from, even without DRM. Buying from a
place that sells mp3s seems like a much better way to go. There are now
actually several places to buy from that have as good or better prices
than iTune Store and have a selection that rivals iTunes Store quite nicely.
In short, iTunes is a dead end, even without DRM.
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