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[aprssig] Replacement for UI-View any one

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 24 03:25:16 UTC 2010


Hi Lynn,

Ah, sorry.  I didn't understand your question.  

Unfortunately, I'm not a torrent user, so I can't advise you.  Hopefully by now things have worked themselves out.

Good luck,

Greg  KO6TH


> Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:04:33 -0500
> From: ldeffenb at homeside.to
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Replacement for UI-View any one
> 
> Greg D. wrote:
> > VMWare is a virtual machine environment; the "player" program is a 
> > free download from http://www.vmware.com/products/player.  You can't 
> > create virtual machines with it, but you can run ("play") machines 
> > that others have made.  So, someone packaged up a Linux virtual 
> > machine, complete with a copy of Xastir.  You fire up vmware on your 
> > Windows machine, and then load the Xastir/Linux machine inside there, 
> > where it runs as if it was running native on its own PC.  Really quite 
> > clever.
> >
> > I actually do the reverse... on my Linux PC I have a little virtual 
> > machine where I run Windows, for those few things that can only run 
> > there.  Works out great.
> >
> > Anyway, for a link, I'd start with the Windows link you referenced 
> > from the Xastir site.
> 
> Thanks for the information but I already know and use VMWare 
> Workstation.  With that, I CAN create my own VMs.  My question was very 
> forcused and directed as I already chased the Windows links, over to the 
> BitTorrent Tracker, but NONE of the .torrents being tracked there 
> mention anything about BEING a VMWare image.  I was trying to save my 
> bandwidth (and others doing the same thing) by asking if someone could 
> clarify which of the .torrents was the advertised image rather than just 
> downloading everything that isn't obviously a map set just to find the 
> needle in the haystack.
> 
> So, can you tell me which one IS the actual image, or do I have to wait 
> for my .torrent downloads to finish (yes, I queued up all of the non-map 
> .torrents) to find out for myself.
> 
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
> 
> PS.  Ok, the needle in a haystack was an exaggeration, but if you (or 
> anyone else) want someone to try something, please consider making it 
> obvious and not just throwing out "it exists, see if you can find it".
> 
> 
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