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    Default Kindle for PC issues

    I'm having issues with my Kindle for PC OpenSuse 11.3 install. I've installed it using wine and configured Wine to run it in Windows 98 mode. It starts up and gets to the login/registration screen every time, but it will not allow me to register my account for this laptop, it always says that the connection has timed out. Any suggestions?

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    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Little Exuma, Bahamas

    Default Re: Kindle for PC issues

    I suspect you'll have better luck getting tips by using WineHQ - Amazon Kindle for PC as a starting point.

    Just click on the links in the "version" column to see other folks feedback
    MS user 1988-2008, Linux user 1998-present, openSUSE user since 2004
    (The first computer I used had a punch card reader)

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    Join Date
    Dec 2008

    Default Re: Kindle for PC issues

    Have you considered running Virtualbox and creating a Windows Virtual Machine guest? I use it for all my "non-Linux" stuff, such as iTunes, Harmony Remote, etc. Works really well.
    Desk: AMD Phenom II X4 945 8GB RAM Radeon HD 3300 Arch Linux Xfce 4.8
    Lap: Intel 2.13GHz Core i3 M330 8GB RAM nVidia GeForce 310M Arch Linux KDE 4.7.3

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