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I guess I have to forget the window ways and embrace the proggys of Linux. I'll find my way. Just a shame I can't use nero.
    
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by Firefly
I guess I have to forget the window ways and embrace the proggys of Linux. I'll find my way. Just a shame I can't use nero.
you can also install nerolinux.. again k3b is still a really nice program to check out..
    
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by Trippen Out
if you want to play your games like fear and cod2 .. you dont want to use wine you want to use winex .. its a 3d open gl blah blah blah version of wine.. .. as for the flavor you want to use.. thats all up to you.. i personally like ubuntu it does every thing i need it to and i find that support for it is perfect
Its no longer winex its called Cedega now, just to let you know. And even then games like Fear wouldn't play well. Wine will enable OpenGL also.
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I like K3B to burn on linux...really simple to use....
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post #15 of 21
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Its no longer winex its called Cedega now, just to let you know. And even then games like Fear wouldn't play well. Wine will enable OpenGL also.
cool i didnt know they had changed the name of it.. wine uses opengl now.. does that mean i can run winamp plugins with it.. or do i still need to use.. cedega
    
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Originally Posted by Trippen Out
cool i didnt know they had changed the name of it.. wine uses opengl now.. does that mean i can run winamp plugins with it.. or do i still need to use.. cedega
I'd think you'd be able to get most winamp plugins to work with XMMS, like skins and presets. Might want to talk to Jester since I know he uses XMMS. I've never tried since I'm not a winamp/XMMS fan.
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post #17 of 21
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Originally Posted by Firefly
I guess I have to forget the window ways and embrace the proggys of Linux. I'll find my way. Just a shame I can't use nero.
I hear you. It's a real shame that neither Gnomebaker nor K3B can read my Nero burned discs.
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post #18 of 21
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Originally Posted by dangerousHobo
I'd think you'd be able to get most winamp plugins to work with XMMS, like skins and presets. Might want to talk to Jester since I know he uses XMMS. I've never tried since I'm not a winamp/XMMS fan.
I think that they even advertise XMMS as winamp for linux

You can use Winamp Classic Skins on XMMS. However, you wont be able to use Winamp plugins on XMMS. There are usually alternatives that are just as good. Check out the XMMS website for these. There's a project called ProjectM that aims to port the MilkDrop Visualisations to XMMS. It looks promising. As for the Winamp EQ presets, check out my FAQ's.

NOTE: MP3 support doesnt come as standard. To install it on Ubuntu do:

sudo apt-get install xmms-mad

and for fedora\
hel - with the Livna repo.

yum install xmms-mp3
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Originally Posted by The_Jester
I think that they even advertise XMMS as winamp for linux

You can use Winamp Classic Skins on XMMS. However, you wont be able to use Winamp plugins on XMMS. There are usually alternatives that are just as good. Check out the XMMS website for these. There's a project called ProjectM that aims to port the MilkDrop Visualisations to XMMS. It looks promising. As for the Winamp EQ presets, check out my FAQ's.

NOTE: MP3 support doesnt come as standard. To install it on Ubuntu do:

sudo apt-get install xmms-mad

and for fedora\
hel - with the Livna repo.

yum install xmms-mp3
right.. you can use winamp plugins on xmms.. but you have to use winex.. its a plugin that uses the plugin.. i havnt herd of this projectm yet.. but milkdrop is by far one of the best vis. ive ever seen or used
    
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post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by Trippen Out
right.. you can use winamp plugins on xmms.. but you have to use winex.. its a plugin that uses the plugin.. i havnt herd of this projectm yet.. but milkdrop is by far one of the best vis. ive ever seen or used
No, I said you WONT be able to use them. You can use similar ones designed for XMMS though. Winex is a Wine derivative that uses the same base code and is designed to allow linux users to play DirectX games. I would highly recommened using XMMS instead of winamp under wine. Having Winamp under wine causes alot of system load (suprisingly), not to mention you'll get serious audio lag.
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