[Wine] Copy data from XP to same app under Wine??

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 14:22:02 CST 2009

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Beartooth <Beartooth at swva.net> wrote:
>        With snarls and curses and gnashing of teeth, I still keep one
> laptop and one dual-bootable PC hard drive with XPProSP2 installed.
> (Everything else is Fedora 10.)
>        I do so purely for one class of apps, proprietary map software.
>        Wine can now install and run at least one, and the most
> important, of the four suites of such apps that I have. (That one is
> Garmin MapSource, including Topo US 2008. XP <gnash> also runs Delorme,
> Maptech and topo.com.)
>        The one thing Wine can't do yet, afaict, is get the software to
> talk to my GPSs. XP of course does; I just hate running it.
>        The Garmin mapware is useful under Wine for many things; but it
> would be a lot more so if I could at least get the data I have added so
> far to it into the Wine installation.
>        Could this be done? I know nothing of actually connecting M$
> machines to linux ones; but could I perhaps burn a CD on one of the XP
> machines, and then read it with Wine and copy that data in??
>        If so, how?
> --
> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
> Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.

Does it connect over USB? You might try the iPod patches, see:


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