Install iTunes to Linux via Wine
- Manjaro Linux
- Wine Staging 5.0-rc2
- winetricks 20191224
Prepare an environment for wine 32-bit
If you use 64-bit only for Wine, you need to create a dedicated 32-bit environment.
$ WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 WINEARCH=win32 wine wineboot $ WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 WINEARCH=win32 winetrics allfonts
Download and install an older version of iTunes 32-bit
You will face to a problem of a black screen if you install the latest version of iTunes.
As of January 2020, you need to install the version 12.9.3 or prior. You can find the installer of an older version here.
$ WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 WINEARCH=win32 wine iTunes_(32bit)_v12.9.3.exe
Fix text garbling for CJK languages
If you need to display CJK languages correctly, you would add the following entry to
regedit to change the font.
wqy-microhei.ttc,WenQuanYi Micro Hei to the first row of