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DarksideFOX 04-10-2010 04:24 AM

How can I install Wine without being conected to the internet?
 
I want to switch over to Unbutu 9.10 and I intend to run some .exe files on it. But to do that I need to install Wine. Unfortunately the only way I found to do that requires being connected to the internet in Unbutu. And I can connect to internet only by pluging in a modem and running executable file afterwards which is something I can't currently do with Unbutu.

linuxlover.chaitanya 04-10-2010 04:52 AM

Though using Synaptic to install Wine will help you reduce your headache a lot, you can still install wine from the precompiled sources or compile manually from source.

Go to > http://www.winehq.org/download/ <

Download the Ubuntu packages, install and use.

DarksideFOX 04-17-2010 12:08 AM

Didn't quite managed to do it. Looks like I'm not yet so familiar with the linux environment.
Could you give me detailed step by step instructions?

evo2 04-17-2010 12:29 AM

I think apt-offline may solve your problem. Basically using this tool you should be able to download the wine packages on you windows box, put them on a usb stick (or similar) and then install them on your debian box.

http://www.debian-administration.org...gement_for_APT

Please note however, that I have never used this tool.

Also, I think you would be better trying to get your network working instead of using this sort of hack. I strongly suggest you start another thread explaining the network problems.


Cheers,

Evo2.


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