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Subject: Re: Running WinSDR 3.03... under linux?
From: Brad Douglas rez@..................
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 15:11:02 +0000

On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 07:21 -0400, Michael Kimzey wrote:
> Hi all.
>      I had been having trouble with WinSDR the past couple days.  The 
> program was generating a windows fault and closing, loosing all the data 
> after about 1 hour of running.  Despite uninstalling and re-installing, the 
> problem persisted...and I lost the traces of the recent pacific-rim quakes!  
> Now this is after several months of flawless service.  Personally, I don't 
> believe it was WinSDR causing the problem.
>      I took this as a sign that maybe some experimentation was in order, so 
> I have moved the whole system to an old celeron (500MHz, 256MB, 16GB HD) 
> that I had laying around, onto which I have loaded Mandriva Linux.  I now 
> have WinSDR running under Wine and it is working quite well (at least for 
> the past 12 hours).  It was not especially difficult to set up even though I 
> am quite new to linux. Anyone else using linux as a basis for their data 
> collection? Thoughts?

It won't run natively on Linux unless Larry wants me to port it. ;-)
However, it should run under Wine (Windows emulator) without serious
difficulty.  It may be interesting to see if the behavior persists with

73, de Brad KB8UYR/6 


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