[PLUG] Porting Ex on Linux

मयंक जैन (makuchaku) mayank.gnu at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 22:25:03 PST 2009


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Rajiv Gore <rajiv at wsieng.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday 13 January 2009 21:40, मयंक जैन (makuchaku) wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 5:39 PM, Rajiv Gore <rajiv at wsieng.com> wrote:
> > > I am using an accounting software Ex Next Gen by TCS. It has got a
> > > software dongle.
> > > Ex works on Windows.
> > > I tried to load it on Linux using Wine but the program doesnot  work as
> > > wine
> > > cannot  access the dongle .Can there be a way out?
>
> > When I get into a situation where I really really need Windows, I use
> > Virtualbox <http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Screenshots> with my licensed
> > Windows copy. Virtualbox works exactly like VMWare but is open sourced.
> You
> > can install a full blown Windows inside Virtualbox (which is running
> inside
> > your Linux box), use your dongle and finish off the work.
>
> I donot want to use windows and want to get away from it.
> Wine install the software but fails to query dongle.


Hi Rajiv,

Even I am not in favor of going back to use windows - but since you seem to
be in a transition phase, this was a suggestion.
Do let us know how you work it out.

Regards,
Mayank
Four Fractions


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