itunes: program error need help

Asked by Michael J Gontz on 2011-10-11

i have small problem wont let me download itunes. all my music is in itunes none of already existing progama or software options let me play my music. is their a progama or software that i can use to bypass this. i tell to download. then when oping file in Archive Manger. it say this-
                                     Archive: /tmp/iTunesSetup.exe
                                      [/tmp/iTunesSetup.exe]
                                        End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
                                         a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
                                           latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
                                            the last disk(s) of this archive.
                                             zipinfo: cannot find zipfile directory in one of /tmp/iTunesSetup.exe or
                                              /tmp/iTunesSetup.exe.zip, and cannot find /tmp/iTunesSetup.exe.ZIP, period.

is there something im doing wrong im runing on the current version of ubuntu. has increased my computers speed very much took hours to turn on and then load operating system. i have a Microsoft@ Windows@XP designed by Dell. I'm not much experiance with computers. i know how to use them. my teacher in math told of ubuntu. so then i downloaded it. My parents come to me for help with computer.

a little about self im 18. im current doing my senior year in high school. never took a computering class till this year and that is to get certifed in microsoft excel, word, and possible powerpoint. so far started excel. the version where wooking on is 2008. can someone help me please.

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2011-10-15
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2011-10-17
Michael J Gontz (daddiesboy16) said : #1

I resent update. i also took pictures of what i do and saved to desktop. if this tad bit helps.

chmod +x /tmp/iTunesSetup.exe; wine /tmp/iTunesSetup.exe

MAY make it work. iTunes (and crappy iPods) can be a pain in Linux as they are geared around people having Mac or Windows OS.

http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=1347

Basically unless you are running version 8 or 8.2 (which I'm sure would get updated), it's not going to work and I suggest you look at alternatives to get data onto your device.

Michael J Gontz (daddiesboy16) said : #3

What can i use that will let me play the music or transfer it to another comparably program. Still new to system. why to poor to pay for lesson due to my senior year of high school. can you help.

Rhythmbox, Amarok and Banshee can. You can also install ifuse and treat it as a hard drive.

Michael J Gontz (daddiesboy16) said : #5

can you give step by step directions still new to system don't know how to work that well.

They are all available in software centre.....

Michael J Gontz (daddiesboy16) said : #7

how would i view them.

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