NixOS plus readspeed

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Sandor
Jan 29, 2023
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I started using NixOS and trying to figure out how to get readspeed to work on it. Currently, readspeed will start but the trigger of inserting a flash drive does not work. I do have wine (version 7) installed to help readspeed run. The DOS box opens with the initial readspeed screen but that is it. NixOS does require mounting the flash drive.

Has anyone gotten it to run in Linux under wine?
 
Linux under wine
Even if you could get the Windows portion to format and install the USB device, you're still going to need to reboot into DOS. Accordingly, fighting to do part 1 in Wine seems like it may not be worth the payoff. Probably easier to find a Windows device to create the USB and then you'll be able to boot to DOS to finish the job.
 
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