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[SOLVED] help please, cant install wine

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hello
made a separate partition to install the latest linux mint
installed wine from the software manager but i still cant run any windows exe .... maybe if i do it in the prompt..
sudo apt-get install wine.... is that it ?

please help. this game means everything to me :shock:
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Re: help please, cant install wine

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Will the game run on Playonlinux??
If it will then Playonlinux is certainly a great more user friendly than just using Wine...
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Re: help please, cant install wine

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no the game is too old, early 90's

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Re: help please, cant install wine

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if you've installed wine from the software manager,
- then you should be able to just run the installer for that game.
& in the same way that you would normally install that game.

what is the Name of that Game ?.
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Re: help please, cant install wine

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did i do the prompt line correctly ?

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Re: help please, cant install wine

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birth of the federation, it just runs better on linux

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Star Trek: Birth of the Federation is a 4X turn-based computer strategy game,
- based in the Star Trek fictional universe, that was released in 1999.
https://www.codeweavers.com/compatibili ... federation
that should just work - - how are you installing the program ?.
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Re: help please, cant install wine

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I can walk you through this. Let's start with, which version of Mint? If you were able to install "wine" from Software Manager, that should mean you're using an 18.x version, but we need to be sure. While we're at it, let's see whether anything from the Wine install stuck. So, open Terminal and run these two commands, one after the other. Then post the output here, using the code tag button (</>) above the text entry box.

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inxi -Sr
wine --version
Please don't do anything else for a bit. Easy to make things worse with Wine if you don't know what you're doing. By the way, the WineHQ review is a little less enthusiastic (only a Silver rating), but it should install and run.
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linux being on annother partition, i cant paste but it said wine32 is missing so i typed sudo apt-get install wine32, it downloaded something but when i right click on the exe, wine isnt there :|

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If you want help, you have to cooperate. I'm unsubscribing from the thread. Good luck.
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ok, thank you

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btw im using linux mint 19.1 MATE

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So, open Terminal and type these two commands, one after the other.

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inxi -Sr
wine --version
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ragez0r wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:35 am
btw im using linux mint 19.1 MATE
That's useful, but still need the output of the other two commands. The easiest way to get in trouble with Wine is trying to install over a prior version. So, we need to know what you have before we can figure out whether it can be made to work or has to be replaced.
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i should simply just log into the forums on the linux partition and do the following, but seeing as my pw is in klingon lol.. that may prove to b difficult

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ragez0r wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:06 pm
i should simply just log into the forums on the linux partition and do the following, but seeing as my pw is in klingon lol.. that may prove to b difficult
reset your linux forum password to something you can remember.
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been trying but cant find where to do that

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Re: help please, cant install wine

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ragez0r wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:58 pm
been trying but cant find where to do that
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thank you

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chris@LINUX:~/Desktop$ inxi -Sr
System:
Host: LINUX Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: MATE 1.20.1
Distro: Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa
Repos:
No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list
Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
1: deb http://packages.linuxmint.com tessa main upstream import backport #id:linuxmint_main
2: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic main restricted universe multiverse
3: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates main restricted universe multiverse
4: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports main restricted universe multiverse
5: deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-security main restricted universe multiverse
6: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ bionic partner
Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skype-stable.list
1: deb [arch=amd64] https://repo.skype.com/deb stable main
Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
1: deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free
chris@LINUX:~/Desktop$ wine --version
it looks like wine32 is missing, you should install it.
as root, please execute "apt-get install wine32"
wine-3.0 (Ubuntu 3.0-1ubuntu1)

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