[SOLVED] Mint KDE + Wine + Packet Tracer 5.3 problems

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[SOLVED] Mint KDE + Wine + Packet Tracer 5.3 problems

Postby leirbæk on Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:59 am

Hi!

I first tried to install PT from source, but it would'nt start. I dont know it the package is damaged or something, downloaded from some site.

I deleted the packet and installed Wine from the softwarecenter. I downloaded a PT.exe file from my schools website, right clicked and opened in Wine. It seems to install ok, but it wont start eighter. I can find the installed program in ./wine but it won't start.

How can I trouble shoot and fix this?

Thanks!
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I got this solved by:

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.5
sudo apt-get install winetricks


Now Packet Tracer 5.3 runs nicely!
Last edited by leirbæk on Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Mint KDE + Wine + Packet Tracer 5.3 problems

Postby Orbmiser on Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:16 pm

Did you check if it will work with wine? or Search google for answer?
https://www.google.com/search?q=Wine+Packet+Tracer+5.3+problems&hl=en&biw=1051&bih=839&noj=1&tbas=0
Google is your friend.

Hope something there helps.
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Re: Mint KDE + Wine + Packet Tracer 5.3 problems

Postby leirbæk on Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:28 am

Yeah, I know it could seem lazy to ask these kind of questions on open forums, but I am in a hurry. Hoped this could buy me some time. Sorry about that! :)

PT should work fine with Wine:
http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.p ... &iId=11601

I spent some time on this forum last night and read that Mint 13 Mate has problems with Wine - or vice versa.
Are these problems known in Mint KDE as well?
viewtopic.php?f=47&t=103612

I have not tried Wine + PT in other distros, though.

I dont know if it is of any help, but here is the error I get when trying to start PT through Wine:
http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/5607254/

Again, thanks!
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