[nSLUG] HRM Library and downloads

Matt Chamberlain chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 19:21:17 ADT 2008


To install from .msi's, you have to put the "/i" switch in, so it would be
msiexec /i whatever.msi  I tried it out, and it didn't work, but try it out
and see if it works for you.

On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 7:16 PM, Daryl <7thson.clone at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Matt, that fixed part of the problem but now when I try to
> install it using
>
> wine msiexec ODMediaConsoleSetup.msi
>
> My screen flashes twice, I get the WINE desktop showing for a second
> then this message in the terminal
>
> Warning: could not find DOS drive for current working directory
> '/home/daryl/Downloads', starting in the Windows directory.
> Usage:
> Install a product:
> msiexec {package|productcode} [property]
> msiexec /i {package|productcode} [property]
> msiexec /a package [property]
> Repair an installation:
> msiexec /f[p|o|e|d|c|a|u|m|s|v] {package|productcode}
> Uninstall a product:
> msiexec /x {package|productcode} [property]
> Advertise a product:
> msiexec /j[u|m] package [/t transform] [/g languageid]
> msiexec {u|m} package [/t transform] [/g languageid]
> Apply a patch:
> msiexec /p patchpackage [property]
> msiexec /p patchpackage /a package [property]
> Modifiers for above operations:
> msiexec /l[*][i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|][+|!] logfile
> msiexec /q{|n|b|r|f|n+|b+|b-}
> Register a module:
> msiexec /y module
> Unregister a module:
> msiexec /z module
> Display usage and copyright:
> msiexec {/h|/?}
> NOTE: Product code on commandline unimplemented as of yet
>
> Copyright 2004 Vincent B�ron
> daryl at ubuntu:~/Downloads$
>
> If I try wine ODMediaConsoleSetup.msi I get this
>
> daryl at ubuntu:~/Downloads$ wine ODMediaConsoleSetup.msi
> Warning: could not find DOS drive for current working directory
> '/home/daryl/Downloads', starting in the Windows directory.
> wine: could not load L"c:\\windows\\system32\\ODMediaConsoleSetup.msi":
> Module not found
> daryl at ubuntu:~/Downloads$
>
>
> Any ideas? I should mention, I'm running Ubuntu 7.10 with wine-0.9.46
>
>
> Matt Chamberlain wrote:
> > Here. Use this direct link to the .msi file:
> > http://www.overdrive.com/files/ODMediaConsoleSetup.msi
> >
> > On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Daryl <7thson.clone at gmail.com
> > <mailto:7thson.clone at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hello
> >
> >     I'm just wondering if anyone here has been success in downloading
> >     either
> >     an audio book or video from the HRM library site? I was delighted to
> >     find out that I could download things however that quickly turned to
> >     dismay when I found out that it requires the use of Overdrive Media
> >     Console and it runs only on windows (even Mac users get left out
> >     on this
> >     one). I tried downloading the file to see if it would run in WINE but
> >     the file I get is only 137k when it says the file is supposed to
> >     be 3.94M.
> >
> >     Anyone got any ideas other then going to the library and physically
> >     getting the cds?
> >
> >     Thanks
> >
> >     Daryl
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> >
> >
> >
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> > -Matt Chamberlain
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