Re: Wine and itunes
On Wed, 6 May 2009 11:39:25 -0400
JoeHill <email@example.com> wrote:
> Raquel wrote:
> > On Wed, 6 May 2009 08:56:15 -0400
> > Christopher Judd <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > My son is fed up with Windows and wants to purge it from his
> > > system, and run ubuntu or debian. The only thing holding him
> > > back at this time is itunes.
> > You will hear a lot of "it works with $someplayer". That is a
> > VERY broad statement considering all the different iPods and
> > generations of iPods. For instance, just moving files from a
> > player to a 4th gen Nano will make it unusable and make it
> > necessary to start over again by using a Windows/mac machine and
> > iTunes. I know. I have a 4th gen Nano and have tried. I have
> > made several trips over to the neighbor's house to use iTunes.
> That just means you're using an outdated version of libgpod which
> does not understand the iPod's encrypted database, and so cannot
> write to it properly. The database gets corrupted and it looks like
> there's nothing on it.
> You just need to upgrade to a newer version of libgpod. You should
> drop by the IRC channel at #gtkpod, that's where I got help so many
> months ago when I was running into the same problem.
I'll be checking it out. I know that a couple of months ago it
didn't. I had big hopes when I installed on the new laptop I got at
the end of January.
We get so much in the habit of wearing a disguise before others that
we eventually appear disguised before ourselves.