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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Wine/Spider Monkey Panel/Script bugs on Linux
Last post by paregistrase -
Georgia-ReBORN does work stable with Wine 6.02 stable, Mono/Gecko and GDI+ ( the 1MB from archive.org ).
I'm not using Winetricks though, want to have it absolutely clean and only the minimum installed...
The only problem as already mentioned by me is the playlist drag and drop ( works in Wine explorer -> File > Add files/folder ) which is a Wine bug and already reported to a Wine dev.
I have also disabled the clipboard func plus the library/biography options won't work ( crash )

So what about WilB's biography image fetching?
@paregistrase does it work now 100%?

To summarize:
You only need GDI+, wsh57 and mdac28?
Ie6/8 and msxml3 breaks image fetching?
Can you confirm this?

I've tried some days ago with Wine 6.22 dev with ie8, wsh57 and mdac28 and had problems ( Wine bugs, no image fetching )...

Thank you all for testing, I know myself how frustrating it is...

-TT

yeah, the image downloading works 100% thanks to marc discover.

you need a wine 32 prefix, wsh57, mdac28 and gdiplus if you use a old wine version. In staging and devel there's no need of gdi. This works for me in all wine versions, old ubuntu 5, stable 6, devel and staging

The configuration UI and the clipboard in script still doesn't works. The clipboard thing could be fix but need SMP dev intervention.

There's a change to use the html UI configuration. You need 32 prefix and ie8 verb and wine5, in others wine version doesn't install or crash. But this prefix doesn't have https working, so no data download. Can be use to a initial configuration.

The test with ie6 in order to make the clipboard working without breaking https didn't give good results, too much unestable. the clipboard works and download images (with wsh and mdac) but is buggy, lag a lot and bio crash. Installing msxml stop the crashes but break image downloading. Also is important install the verb in the same order that mark did and one by one. the first time i did with wine tricks ui all verbs at once didn't work. anyway the palyer becomes almos usable to normal use.

My test agrees with your experience, the ie verbs breaks more things that they solves.

Right now i'm using 32 prefix, wsh57 and mdac28 with the clipboard funtcion commented out without problems. The scripts works (data and images) and the player is stable. This morning was playing songs a few hours at the same time i was tagging new albums and navigating and no problem happend.

I didn't test your reborn because is installed in the living room computer and is busy ;-) but this must works too.


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FLAC / Re: re-encoding flac files with a new encoder
Last post by shadowking -
With current hard drive space re encoding flac isn't good. At worse, you
can even suffer corruption and data loss through sofware or HW bugs.
I suggest keep old flacs for a while just in case if it must be done.
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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Wine/Spider Monkey Panel/Script bugs on Linux
Last post by TT -
Georgia-ReBORN does work stable with Wine 6.02 stable, Mono/Gecko and GDI+ ( the 1MB from archive.org ).
I'm not using Winetricks though, want to have it absolutely clean and only the minimum installed...
The only problem as already mentioned by me is the playlist drag and drop ( works in Wine explorer -> File > Add files/folder ) which is a Wine bug and already reported to a Wine dev.
I have also disabled the clipboard func plus the library/biography options won't work ( crash )

So what about WilB's biography image fetching?
@paregistrase does it work now 100%?

To summarize:
You only need GDI+, wsh57 and mdac28?
Ie6/8 and msxml3 breaks image fetching?
Can you confirm this?

I've tried some days ago with Wine 6.22 dev with ie8, wsh57 and mdac28 and had problems ( Wine bugs, no image fetching )...

Thank you all for testing, I know myself how frustrating it is...

-TT
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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_openlyrics (not my release)
Last post by Parole -
Another annoying bug: in a Windows 1252: Western European encoded file, when there is an ASCII character in the latter half of the character table (e. g. è or ’), that line is trimmed from that point on. It makes lyrics unusable.
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Off-Topic / Re: Does LP refer to a Vinyl record?
Last post by zoliky -
LP = Lone Play Vinyl 12-inch.

LP = Long Play. Album length. And no it’s doesn’t always mean vinyl, there’s plenty of people how use LP as a substitute for “Album”

In that case, it probably makes more sense to tag my Vinyl rips with the word "Vinyl"
I would leave out "Rip" as in "Vinyl Rip" because it looks like "Rest in Peace" LOL. I will use the word "Vinyl" alone. Bause it is on a hard drive someone who see the word Vinyl in the album name probably understand that it cannot be a physical Vinyl record. Am I right?
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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_uie_lyrics3
Last post by TT -
Hi @veksha,

I think I didn't personally thanked you for your multisource component, so thank you very much!

I have a question, can you filter out/ban from the chinese NetEase server useless junk lyrics?
It's just a one line synced lyric file that says 纯音乐,请欣赏 ( Pure music, please enjoy ).

Here is an image:



Thanks!

-TT
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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Wine/Spider Monkey Panel/Script bugs on Linux
Last post by paregistrase -
FWIW, I've never installed msxml3. Although mine and WilB's scripts are radically different, the actually bits that fetch online info must be pretty much identical. If mine works without msxml3, his should too.

With the ie8 verb it helps to avoid random crashes in bio. I tried it with ie6 because crashes too but it didn't work,in this situation, it breaks downloading images.

Anyway the problem with this option is that with bio added the player becomes unstable. When search for new bio and images it freezes, sometimes the bio popupcomes up but not render and after a time crashes the panel or the system popup of not responding comes up.

This only selecting tracks in the playlist, when i try to listen a actual track most of the time it even start playing or stop in the middle if it need to search for new data.

The user experience with this test was without a doubt the worst of all, even worst than when the panel didn't download any data and I have to reuse text and images from others components, because at least i could listen music.

The best results I had comes with your first solution of 32 prefix, gdi, wsh and mdac and commenting out the clipboard funtcion in scripts to avoid crashes in the panel at right click. In this test the player didn't crash or freezes, i can listen music and download bios at the same time, etc...