NOTE: The following has "Hung" the Ubuntu Gnome Display System, I had to ESC to command line to recover (ctrl-alt-F1), kill the OPERA process, and then return to the Desktop via F7.
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Two DLL's were needed; MSVBVM60.DLL and pdh.dll. I found them online, but was advised not to download from un-trusted sites. I have a local XP system from which the files were found, and I copied them into the Ubuntu OPERA directory,
To make things easier, I change the default permission of the executable to "mode 755", with:
$ chmod 755 Oper*.exe
Then I ran the Install as:
$ wine ./Opera*Install*.exe
To run OPERA, execute:
$ wine ./Opera\ v1.1.6.exe
After adding my Operator Information and selected the sound card for input, the waterfall came alive with signals. The sound card was over driving the Decoder, but a quick adjustment to the Ubuntu Volume control fixed that.
I was able to decode several signals on 10135mHz.
Sill known problems that I have not solved:
- The CPU Usage meter does not work.
- The CAT Rig control does not work for my FT-817, but Tones are created on the output as can be heard with a temporary speaker connected.
- Attempting to Set Configuration sometimes Hangs the Display System
Maybe these problems will be solved by someone knowing much more than I.