[buug] Best XP emulator?
Wm. F. Honeycutt
bill.honeycutt at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 12:31:53 PDT 2009
So you're trying to get windows drivers running under Ubuntu for a
webcam? IMHO, you would be spending your time more profitably by
learning how to install your hardware with native Linux drivers.
At the very least, try posting the model number of your hardware and
as much information as you can about how Linux detects the camera when
you plug it into USB.
A good place to start might be to plug the device into your computer
and examine the output from `dmesg` command. What kind of messages
Try this link:
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:43 AM, PR <oly562 at charter.net> wrote:
> gotta a quick question, but if someone knows for sure, can i run a
> windoze web cam from my laptop running virtualbox? if so, i will load up
> Vbox drivers and go from there. the reason: i can not get my windoze
> webcam to work with my laptop, its usb, and i have tried the basics,
> lspci shows the cam, modprobe has been used to load up all sorts of
> webcam drivers. yadda.... thanks...
> Pewter Bot wrote:
>> I know about Wine, but never used it. Here is a page that lists
>> additional Windoze emulators:
>> I'm interested in an XP emulator for Ubuntu 8.10, that works well with
>> unsupported peripherals, such as scanners and printers. Is the ol'
>> standard Wine best for that, or some other? Here's a list of free
>> Windoze emulators, on that page:
>> Is one emulator perhaps better at handling unsupported drivers, than
>> the other two? TIA.
>> Or would NDIS wrapper be the better solution? I have been advised by
>> hackers-in-the-know, to avoid that program like a plague...not for
>> (Posting to you from Linux via wvdial...yaaay! I like it better than
>> pon, 'cause it displays your connect speed...I prefer to disconnect
>> and try another local number, if the connect just made is lower than
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