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

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 16:03:43 CST 2009

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Beartooth <Beartooth at swva.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Jan 2009 14:22:02 -0600, Austin English wrote:
>> Does it connect over USB? You might try the iPod patches, see:
>> http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-patches/2008-May/054483.html
>        Thanks for the quick reply!
>        Is that the right URL?? It's about iPod something, as you say --
> and that right there bewilders me.
>        Maybe it's me : I don't do sound on computers, and have never
> seen reason to so much as find out what an iPod is. (Something between a
> cell phone and a transistor radio, isn't it? I can't get any radio here
> that I want within my hearing, and keep my cell phone turned off except
> to call out -- very rarely.) So I can't imagine what it has to do with
> GPS waypoints ....
>        But maybe there's some other way, if a CD and sneakermail are
> harder than they sound.
>        There are four Fedora 10 PCs on my desk, all behind a USB KVM
> switch, and all on my LAN; one of them has the additional XP hard drive,
> which I suppose may be on the LAN, too. I can boot that machine, of
> course, to either OS, but not both at once, afaik. All of them have Wine
> or can get it.
>        The XP laptop (a T42 Thinkpad) is also on my desk, and I suppose
> on the LAN, though not presently behind the KVM switch.  (It picks up my
> wireless connection -- sometimes -- and certainly uses an ethernet cable
> from a hub inside my router.)
>        I have Samba installed on (I think) all my Fedora machines; if
> not, I can install it in minutes. I just haven't ever had occasion to use
> it. (I literally boot to XP *only* for the map software, and for only as
> long as I have to. If I want a screenshot of a map I've made, I email it
> to myself : inefficient, no doubt, but free of a learning curve.)
> --
> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, cantankeroous curmudgeon
> Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.

Does the GPS connect to the computer over USB? The patchset enables
USB driver support, which is mostly wanted for iPod support, but also
may fix your issue.


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