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Run PellMon on windows 10
« Dato: Jan 04, 2018, 08:21 »
I recently had the opportunity to try out the new 'windows subsystem for linux' (WSL) that is included in recent builds of windows 10. It seemed to work quite well so I tried to install pellmon which not only worked, it was actually almost as easy as on a real linux box.

Here's how to do it:
1) Install WSL: (use ubuntu)
2) Open a bash terminal and follow the normal pellmon install instructions:
In short:
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sudo apt-get install gdebi-core
sudo gdebi pellmon_0.7.0-1_all.deb
3) WSL has it's shortcomings, one is that services are not started automatically so we need to start them manually. Pellmon uses a service called DBUS, so that need to be started before the two pellmon services.
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sudo service dbus start
sudo service pellmonsrv start
sudo service pellmonweb start

Now open a browser and go to localhost:8081 and there it should be. I have not tried connecting to a burner but according to google serial ports should be available to WSL since windows 10 build 16176, and network connection to a V7/10/13 should in any case work.

This is not actually that useful since the services have to be started manually after every reboot, but it could possibly be a simpler way of trying out pellmon for windows-only folks than using a full virtual machine with linux installed.
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