Re: [nbos] FM8 - Linux problem
Dalton Calford
Tue Mar 20th, 2012
No, sorry, I have not used FM8 for awhile, AS3 is the only nbos software I have installed. I will try FM8 over the weekend if I get time. (I own all the NBOS software, but don't use it anymore)

I would use it more if it ran on linux but, it is too much of a pain to boot up a windows box in a vmware session when I only use it for some gaming software.
I have not needed any other windows software for years.

Regards

Dalton

From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of Doug Jessee
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 3:00 PM
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Subject: Re: [nbos] FM8 - Linux problem

Hello Dalton,

Do you have FM8 installed and does it work for you under Kubuntu?

-LDJ

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Dalton Calford <dcalford-at-distributel.ca<mailto:dcalford-at-distributel.ca>> wrote:
Hi Mike,

I have had some success with AS3 but I am running Kubuntu 12.04 Beta 1 and I have the playonlinux system installed - which includes the latest versions of Wine with the 64 bit wine compatibility layers.

Hope that helps

Regards

Dalton

From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com<mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com> [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com<mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com>] On Behalf Of Mike Oliver
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 12:24 PM
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Subject: [nbos] FM8 - Linux problem






Cheers,



Mike

www.warmodelling.co.uk<http://www.warmodelling.co.uk>



As some of you may know, I have been experimenting with using AS3 and FM8, on my Toshiba NB100 notebook with Ubuntu Linux OS (V 10.04) running under "Wine" Windows emulator. I had to abandon the attempt with AS3 - it installed and seemed to run OK but, as soon as I tried to access the System Data panel, everything crashed.



However, I've had more luck with FM8 and this seemed to go reasonably well until I loaded an existing map which uses a range of symbols I produced myself. I put the folder containing these symbols in the MapArt folder with the standard NBOS symbols and the folder duly appeared for selection in FM8. However, some of my symbols had become rotated through 90 (anticlockwise) and nothing I do seems to change this. Also, not all the NBOS "standard" symbols seem to appear for selection when the appropriate symbol folder is called.



I recall before I upgraded my Ubuntu OS from V 8.04, I had a problem with symbols not being transferred from the selection panel on to the map and I had to put a .dll file into the NBOS folder somewhere.



Does anyone know if I might be having a similar problem now or whether it is something else that I might be able to correct?



Cheers,



Mike

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