While experimenting with Jin 2.13.1 native version, I noted the following
First, I have been unable to run the native version from Windows XP Pro.
When I try, a small dialog window opens with the text "Jin launch error",
nothing else, other than the close window 'X' in the upper right corner.
To get audio working in the Linux native version, I did the following:
After untarring the native version into it's own exclusive directory,
I renamed the executable to 'jin.nat'. Then I copied the jin script
from the normal Jin 2.13.1 archive, adding the following two lines to
With this scheme, audio sometimes works (but is by no means reliable)
in the first instance of Jin. But if you start another instance of Jin
(any version) it will not have audio. I know this because I always run
two instances of Jin: connected to FICS and ICC respectively.
I also noted that text cannot be selected in the main console for cut
and paste operations in the Linux native version. Of course I cannot
test this in the Windows version, since I can't get the native version
to run there.
SuSE 9.3 Pro.; Kernel 2.6
Audio: built-in AC'97 nForce MCP2SL
2 GHz AMD Sempron 3000+; 512 MB memory
Under the heading "To get audio working..." I should have added: copied in the two files 'play' and 'sox' from the Jin 2.12.1 archive.
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