Tutorial: How to Install iTunes 7 using PlayOnLinux in Ubuntu

In ubuntu or other linux distributions iTunes still not available. There are several other audio player for Linux which can be taken as alternative for iTunes. If you are using iTunes for managing your Iphone, Ipod and Ipad there is a strong reason to install iTunes in Linux for you.  so, How to iTunes can running on ubuntu.You can install iTunes in Ubuntu easily using a application called playonlinux.

Playonlinux is an application which simply allows to install several Windows application in Ubuntu Linux

Install PlayonLinux on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Open the terminal and run following command to install playonlinux.

sudo apt-get install playonlinux

For other Linux distros,download playonlinux @ here

Open playonlinux and Click on install. You will see bunch of application based on category including most popular program, most downloaded, most rated. Type iTunes in the searchbar and you will find the several version of iTunes.

1 - Install itunes using Playonlinux

Select the version that you want to install.

2 - Itunes playonlinux wizard

You will be informed with version that you are installing and the location of your installation with some warning Click on next to proceed.

3 - Downloading itunes via playonlinux

PlayonLinux now download the iTunes or ask for the source depending upon the version you have choosen.

4 - installing-itunes

You can finally see installation widget for iTunes Click on Next and follow the procedure like installing simple application in windows.

5 - Itunes on ubuntu complete installation ubuntu

After following all procedure iTunes will be install in your system. You can see the iTunes in your Ubuntu or any other Linux Distribution.

6 - Itunes-on-Ubuntu

Note: PlayonLinux has some issue with iTunes 10. Therefore you can install iTunes 7. You can  use wine to install version 10. But the performance isn’t satisfactory like version 7

Source : FreshTutorial dot com / iTunes on Ubuntu

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