Tag Archives: gnu/linux

HOWTO: Access The iTunes Store in GNU/Linux

It has long been a truism that not only will Apple not support GNU/Linux at all, but even if you manage to get iTunes running in WiNE, you won’t be able to access the iTunes store. This is not normally … Continue reading

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New Copyright Extension Releases

For those who don’t know, as well as the Beatles Live At The BBC Vol 2 set (already on my Xmas list), Universal are releasing two digital-only albums of previously unreleased music — one by the Beatles and one by … Continue reading

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Howto: Strip Adobe DRM in Debian GNU/Linux

Please note, before reading any further — the legality of anti-DRM tools varies from country to country. Do not do this if you live in one of those countries where it is illegal. There are plenty of guides to stripping … Continue reading

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Windows : Not Ready For The Desktop

(Almost all of the following is true) I had to install Windows on a computer on Thursday, after ten years of using GNU/Linux almost exclusively (I’ve occasionally used Solaris or AIX for work stuff). The results convinced me that no … Continue reading

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Using Spotify to sync music to iPod from GNU/Linux

Just a very quick tip for Linux users with iPods – you can use Spotify to sync music between your desktop and the iPod. The reason I mention this is that my wife’s well-meaning parents got her an iPod for … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 25/01/10

I’ve spent the last week working on PEP!-related stuff, but I’ve now sent the final text out to all contributors. All that remains is to get any last-minute changes from them, and get it typeset, so I can start posting … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 29/10/09

Just a few quick links today… Ubuntu has released its latest version today, Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”. Ubuntu isn’t my GNU/Linux distribution of choice, but it is far and away the best for people who’ve had little previous experience with … Continue reading

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