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Weather Software => Virtual Weather Station by Ambient => ImageSalsa/MovieSalsa => Topic started by: Davidb on February 10, 2010, 08:19:05 AM

Title: Linux
Post by: Davidb on February 10, 2010, 08:19:05 AM
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I wonder if VWS and Image Salsa will run on Linux?
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The remote computer isn't doing anything else, and I wondered if it would be more reliable.
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The weatherstation has a serial logger ( Davies ) and there are four cameras on USB convertors.
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David
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Title: Re: Linux
Post by: W Thomas on February 10, 2010, 12:36:24 PM
I tried that with an earlier version of VWS and running it under WINE I was able to get the program to load just fine but I
never did get any live data.  May have to try that again as I have an extra 968 up and running and a couple of machines I could load Ubuntu or similar on.

I know there is a Linux version of Weather Display and I think there was a WUHU release that supported Linux at one time. I have it saved somewhere IIRC.
Title: Re: Linux
Post by: Davidb on February 11, 2010, 01:17:11 AM
Thanks for that, Wayne,
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I am having connection problems as well now, I shall have to sort those out first.
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Trouble is, I am working from a remote computer and can't get to it during the  week.
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David
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Title: Re: Linux
Post by: W Thomas on February 11, 2010, 12:54:56 PM
No Problem !
Let me know how it goes for you!
Title: Re: Linux
Post by: kanewolf on February 11, 2010, 04:34:45 PM
I have been running wview as my linux console software for over 2 years.  It uses sqlite as its backend database.  Image processing on linux is definitely more limited than windows.  Imagemagick is the easiest to script for linux.  It is not big on motion video, but for jpgs it is great.
Title: Re: Linux
Post by: W Thomas on February 11, 2010, 04:59:47 PM
Weather Display from what I understand has a great Linux version. I haven't tried to use the Linux version yet but I am seriously
considering giving it a shot.
Title: Re: Linux
Post by: Bushman on February 11, 2010, 05:32:06 PM
Or run VirtualBox in Linux and then set up an XP VM for weather apps.
Title: Re: Linux
Post by: Weather Display on February 11, 2010, 11:07:37 PM
the biggest problem for sofware on linux is all the different distros and different fonts out there