running on Linux

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With the Windows emulator wine Win-Test runs also on Linux-machines. This article describes installation, which features work and which not.

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Serial and printer ports

Serial and printer port configuration

Serial (and also printer) ports in wine are configurated with Symlinks. Each DOS-device (com1, com2, ... lpt1, lpt2) is represented as a symlink to the device in linux.

To make the symlinks like they are shown in the example image, you have to type:

ln -s /dev/ttyUSB0 com1
ln -s /dev/ttyUSB1 com2
ln -s /dev/lp0 lpt1

in the .wine/dosdevices directoy in your home directory. Of course you have to type your own configuration.

wine serialconf.png

Tip: If you use USB-serial-adaptors, take a look at /var/log/syslog while or after you connected the device (Debian/ubuntu). The log will show you where got device is connected (e.g. /dev/ttyUSB0 -> first serial port running via USB).

You can use the definition direct in your Win-Test.

Reference: Wine HQ documentation: Serial and Parallel Ports


Packet Radio TNC

Radio 1/2

W5XD Multi-Keyer


Working stable with following configuration:

wintest Config WinKey.png


MicroHam MK2R

AlphaAmp Radio 1/2


Version summary

Known bugs