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TunesViewer : Access iTunes University easily on Linux

Over the years Linux has evolved from an operating system used by hackers and primarily used on servers, to being recognized as a viable alternative to popular proprietary operating systems on Desktop, the growth of Android, which is infact based on GNU/Linux has only made the case even stronger. The list of vendors that support Linux has grown, there are companies that are funneling in money for development of device driver for Linux, to companies releasing their products on GNU/Linux platform as well.

I am no Apple fanboy, I admire thought process they put in designing their products, but there are many things that I dislike about Apple, and not supporting GNU/Linux is one of them. I own iPod Classic, I have Rockbox running on it and hence I have never worried about iTunes being not available on GNU/Linux and this never forced me into looking for viable alternatives.

I have been following UC Berkeley's webcast for some time, I have thoroughly enjoyed some of their CS courses - for…