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iTunes Music Store
Apple's iTunes Music Store sells music online with a large selection of artists. Songs are in 128kbps AAC format, and cost varies by country. Apple only officially supports Mac and Windows clients, but the store can be used from Linux as well. There are two different methods by which this can be done.
An unofficial plugin for the Banshee Player supports the store but needs to be obtained from subversion and compiled. There is also no guarantee it will work with changes to the itunes store. You can also use Wine or CodeWeavers' CrossOver Office to install the Windows version of iTunes on Ubuntu (note that support for Itunes on both of these platforms is widely limited). This will allow you to buy iTunes songs on Linux and listen to them. However, be aware that the purchased songs will be useless outside of iTunes or an iPod, because they are encrypted for the purpose of restricting their use. Because of this restriction, it is a better idea to buy and rip CDs, or purchase music from sites that offer un