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by mintyer
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?
Replies: 14
Views: 615

Re: <SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?

Run a Win7 VM instead. It's a better option than a dual-boot in my opinion. I run a Win10 VM for a couple of must have apps. Once you've set up USB access, you're good to go. Thanks for the responses - yes I have been thinking I will give a VM a go, but I'm having other issues with mint, for exampl...
by mintyer
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?
Replies: 14
Views: 615

Re: Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?

Rhythmbox is still failing to download mp3s from one of my feeds, its a wordpress feed with jpg files and mp3s. RB downloads the jpg but not the mp3. Seems like it would be relatively easy to fix... I have a total of 24 feeds and RB can download mp3s from all other feeds...except tonight it got half...
by mintyer
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?
Replies: 14
Views: 615

Re: Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?

Rhythmbox is working quite well, I downloaded a pcast from about 20 diff feeds, all worked perfectly except for one feed which has jpg images along with mp3s, RB downloads the jpg but not the mp3 for some reason. No clue why this feed is different I'll look into it more later. All the pcasts (mp3) t...
by mintyer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?
Replies: 14
Views: 615

Re: Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?

First app I tried https://alternativeto.net/software/clementine/ works!! I downloaded a podcast, plugged in my ipod, it connected, I transferred the podcast and it played perfectly. Unfortunately it doesnt transfer the podcast into the podcasts folder on the ipod, and there doesnt seem to be any way...
by mintyer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?
Replies: 14
Views: 615

Re: Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?

Awesome thanks for all the great advice. Ipod support is important to me as I do a lot of driving and touchscreens are too difficult to operate while driving. I'll have a think about what to do and update here if/ when I do more testing or find a good alternative etc.
by mintyer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?
Replies: 14
Views: 615

<SOLVED> Wine, playonlinux or not worth the hassle?

Firstly thanks for this, I'm a proud newbie owner of a dual boot win7 and mint mate v19.3 for 4 days now. I've already hosed my system once and had to reinstall - but I'm learning rapidly. I am truly delighted to say that just about everything worked right out of the box for me, all my hardware - ev...

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