Re: [OxLUG] Wine & Windows Problem

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Author: Mr Smin
To: Oxfordshire Linux User Group Discussion List
Subject: Re: [OxLUG] Wine & Windows Problem
On 14/07/12 17:19, Colin Lloyd wrote:
> In trying to use Windows Media Player under Wine, well first of all
> its a bit flaky but thats not the problem.
> Windows Media Player will start to process audio tracks from my Guitar
> Magazine CD OK, but then wants to place the ripped copies in drive
> D;\. There is an option in Windows Media Player to change this to
> another folder - but it doesn't work.
> Anybody know of a way round this? - my first thought was a symlink
> (:d\ to Linux folder - but this didn't seem to work - but that may be
> due to this being my first attempt to create a symlink.
> Alternatively - does anyone know of an app that will copy tracks from
> these Magazine CD's. They are not organised the same as audio CD's (I
> believe they are organised as one big binary file) - or else I would
> use k3b to rip the tracks as normal.
> Colin

I've not got a guitar magazine CD to hand but my first thought would be
to try mounting it as a data disk and see if they just did some simple
obfuscation - if you're lucky you'll be able to drag and drop the audio
files. It's interesting that WinMP seems to handle it without a problem.