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Re: usb0 and making it available to guest OS

On 08/05/2012 07:40 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-08-05 at 19:16 -0400, H.S. wrote:

>> The Tomtom device makes itself a network device, not sure why.
> Ok. Did you test if this software runs on wine, before you used VBox?

No.  How do I do that?

I just now installed wine. Now, the Tomtom application is a little tool
that sits in Windows toolbar and when it detects the device connected to
a USB port, it opens a browser and goes to Tomtom's update web page.
>From there on, I think it requires .Net and Flash to do the rest of the
stuff. Can this be done in Wine?

> I'm in a similar situation as you are, but before I installed VBox and
> XP as guest, I tried to use iTunes with wine.
> Your last resort is to bite the bullet by installing XP to your machine.

I would rather not do that. My last resort is to use my work laptop
(Windows 7) to do this. Besides, I am trying to get this done without
having to reboot my Debian machine.



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