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FORScan in Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:07 pm
by Bigelow1984
Hi all,

I became aware of FORScan a few weeks back. After reading up on it a bit, I downloaded FORScan version 2.3.15 beta for Windows and loaded it into my Ubuntu 18.04 laptop. I installed it with wine. It runs great in standard license mode. FORScan connects to my truck and reads everything fine.

But, the extended license will not work. The extended license key info is correctly loaded into the wine WIndows system.reg file. But, something isn't allowing the extended license to load into the FORScan program when it is started up. My system time/date are correct, and I verified that wine is reporting the system time correctly. I've run out of ideas as to why it isn't working. I read that there is a "wine version" of FORScan that doesn't have extended license function. I didn't download that, ( I didn't even see it as a download option ). I'm using FORScan version 2.3.15 beta for Windows.

Any recommendations as to what I can do next to get this to run with the extended license in Ubuntu 18.04 with wine?

Re: FORScan in Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:48 am
by Bigelow1984
Well, I've been working on this all day, and I'm starting to think it's just not possible to run FORScan with the Extended License in wine/Linux. Can someone please confirm if it is actually possible. I know the Windows wine version wouldn't do it. But, I thought the newest version for WIndows had wine support for the Extended License. Am I misunderstanding?

Re: FORScan in Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:37 am
by f-wolf
Comparsion of FORScan applications

http://forscan.org/comparsion.html

Re: FORScan in Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:11 pm
by twin--turbo
Tried tonight on my Linux "Mint" and the code goes into the registry but is not loading.

So yeah does not work.

May see if I can pass through USB in virtual box to a my windows7 "VM"

TT

Re: FORScan in Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:05 pm
by nick.theboatman
Id love the opportunity to try to port to proper Linux....