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jmfal
July 6th, 2009, 06:42 AM
Hi everybody, been using 9.04 for a couple months, I like it, just a couple of ?????s
#1 do i need to be double booting windows/ubuntu to use wine?
#2 Will I have problems using wine with audio reproduction programs?

Chemical Imbalance
July 6th, 2009, 06:46 AM
WINE just requires Linux.


It isn't full-proof and you should look up your programs' compatibility here first: http://appdb.winehq.org/

jmfal
July 6th, 2009, 06:54 AM
thanks, I go through the forums everyday and nobody asks that question.

X-BANE
July 6th, 2009, 07:05 AM
What kind of "audio reproduction" programs?

jmfal
July 6th, 2009, 07:22 AM
Something to convert my vinyl to cd with out a lot of hassle, I was using nch-golden records with great sucsess before my mobo took a hike, replaced it, microsoft wouldn`t reactivate my key so here I am.. using that program, I could record albunm> burn to cd>rip back into mediaplayer in about 1hr with good results if there is anthing already in ubuntu I`d would like to know about it, I haven`t found it yet.

X-BANE
July 6th, 2009, 07:26 AM
Why wouldn't Microsoft reactivate your key?

jmfal
July 6th, 2009, 07:42 AM
it`s a looooong story but anyway, the tech geek at my wifes job built a pc for me, worked great, most of it is sitting next to me(lol), even paid for xp pro! He took the key and used it on other pc`s that he built, MS said key was used up, we moved, not to much I can do about it!! I could probably do something about it but I don`t need the hassle, I figure he`ll get whats coming to him sooner or later..

X-BANE
July 6th, 2009, 07:48 AM
it`s a looooong story but anyway, the tech geek at my wifes job built a pc for me, worked great, most of it is sitting next to me(lol), even paid for xp pro! He took the key and used it on other pc`s that he built, MS said key was used up, we moved, not to much I can do about it!! I could probably do something about it but I don`t need the hassle, I figure he`ll get whats coming to him sooner or later..

That is pretty much typical Microsoft I'm afraid. You can hack around XP's 30 day activation very easily. Drop me a PM if you want to do it and need instructions.

jmfal
July 6th, 2009, 08:30 AM
re: x-bane
I might do that if I new how (lol). i can`t find my xp pro disk, but a friend gave me a xp home new unopened they stilll gave me the runaround.
I`m starting school next month [51yrs old, going back to school],for IT,so I figure I need both, but anyway I want to transfer my vinyl to cd with the least amount of problems possible