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old wine version

Postby majdavlk on Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:50 pm

hi there all
i am using Linux Mint Debian edition
when i look to synaptic there is old version of wine
can you help me how to install it without compiling it by myself?
I cant find somethink that helped me
but thanks for all responds
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Re: old wine version

Postby Flemur on Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:12 pm

Find the version you want (e.g. Wine 1.4 rather than the current 1.5), select it, go to Synaptic->Package->Lock Version.
(I don't think there's a "wine 1.4" listed, tho...)

Or - this is more likely -

Select Package (e.g. Wine), it shows version 1.5, go to Synaptic->Package->Force Version and select the version you want.

I was using wine 1.4 because 1.5 had some bugs with sliders in GUIs (e.g. clicking the volume slider foobar made the whole GUI flash obnoxiously).
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Re: old wine version

Postby majdavlk on Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:34 pm

i cant push "force version"
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Re: old wine version

Postby zerozero on Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:31 pm

moved here because it's about lmde.

majdavlk,
a couple questions (if you don't mind :) )
1- what is the problem with the wine version that lmde offers? is it "short" for something you need? is it buggy? or you want newer just because it's newer?
2- are you on 32bit or 64bit?
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Re: old wine version

Postby majdavlk on Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:29 pm

i have 64 bit proccesor and 64 bit lmde
and its showing me the oldest wine version
and i cant run somethink with it.
its not even showing in my menu(gnome or mate or what is it)
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Re: old wine version

Postby zerozero on Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:37 pm

ahh you are in 64bit, ok and you installed wine from synaptic and now it doesn't show up and you can't run any app with it?

in 64bit systems the question isn't so simple, see this >> viewtopic.php?f=190&t=111026
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Re: old wine version

Postby seppalta on Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:47 am

I have successfully installed wine 1.5.5 for 64-bit LMDE (as well as some other systems) in several instances following the recipe outlined in Number [7] of
http://lxlinux.com/debian.html . You may have to edit the .desktop file for Wine Windows Program loader as indicated in the reference to get it to show in the main menu.
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Re: old wine version

Postby majdavlk on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:14 pm

oki i thinks it is now okay
thanks all
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