PlaysForSure/Janus digital music downloads

Harold Johnson harold.johnson at
Fri Mar 17 15:53:59 UTC 2006

On 3/17/06, john levin <john at> wrote:
> Harold Johnson wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I have a subscription to Virgin Digital, the all-you-can-download
> > digital music service, and I'm wondering if I can listen to my
> > PlaysForSure (formerly referred to as Janus) music downloads on my
> > Xubuntu system using any of the available packages.  Or would this have
> > to be a WINE thing?  Thanks for your help...
> >
> PlaysForSure is another piece of Microsoft doublethink - drm-crippled
> wmas. Apparently, some have had success playing such files on
> non-Windows systems with VLC and MPlayer. They're in the universe repos.
> Codeweavers doesn't support WMP10
> so WINE probably won't be of much use.
> The PLF specialise in *cough* special *cough* packages, and might be of
> some use.
> PS: For a question like this, you'll probably get more and better
> feedback on the general ubuntu-users mailing list.
> John

Thank you, John -- I'll look into the PLF and  the ubuntu-users list!

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