[olug] iTunes petition
eric.maillist at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 02:12:48 UTC 2009
What is the big surprise here? Apple is trying their hardest to be the next Microsoft, and you guys just eat it up and
wonder why you have trouble. There are other alternatives out there that work wonderfully in Linux.
I love my Sansa player that simply mounts as an external drive under *any* OS w/o the need to install special software,
etc. (and it wasn't exorbitantly expensive either). No encryption; just easy access to my files from any computer.
Chad Homan wrote:
> I hate iTunes as well. But I cannot sync my iPod Touch 3rd Gen with
> anything. Special thanks
> to apple for encrypting the libraries. So unless someone knows of a
> jailbreak that they are
> willing to share, I would like to see iTunes work better under wine or a
> port to linux.
> Chad, CISSP
> Ogden Nash <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/o/ogden_nash.html> -
> "The trouble with a kitten is that when it grows up, it's always a cat."
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:30 PM, T. J. Brumfield <enderandrew at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I loathe iTunes. Amarok works fine with iPods.
>> That being said, I'm all for more vendors supporting Linux. I'd also
>> be fine with Apple just working to make iTunes work better under Wine.
>> But Apple doesn't play nice with others normally. I wonder if Apple
>> will support Linux more when Google releases Chrome OS.
>> -- T. J. Brumfield
>> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Chad Homan<choman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Might be, oops. It was just posted to digg two hours ago, well the link
>>> anyways. Perhaps this will start a new petition ;)
>>> Chad, CISSP
>>> Pablo Picasso<
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