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Help with Wine

Postby telcontar on Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:17 pm

New to lInux, installed Wine but unsure how to get started with it. Any help would be awesome.
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Re: Help with Wine

Postby 67GTA on Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:34 pm

Run
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winecfg
in a terminal to set up your wine profile. Then just install apps. They will appear in the menu under wine.
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Re: Help with Wine

Postby rbanavara on Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:39 pm

Assume you have installed wine..., if not you can install wine from synaptic (search for wine). Also I use a tool called wine-doors which helps in installing apps on wine. This also should be available on synaptic. If not you can install from synptic else you can install from svn. a search on google should tell you how to do this. There are few other tools as well which helps you with wine. It would be a better idea to get yourself familiarized with winecfg as mentioned by 67GTA. When you are there it would be a better idea to disable z: share (pointing / dir)
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Re: Help with Wine

Postby grombor on Sat Jun 21, 2008 5:12 am

Hope this link helps. There is actually a ton to say about wine, but this link should be a good starting ground. http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ Have fun.

Oh, and if you want the latest version of wine here's the link for that too (not sure if the mint repo is the latest version or not). http://www.winehq.org/site/download-deb
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