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Old 03-31-2008, 03:42 AM   #1
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How to increase the speed of WINE

I'm using vectorlinux 5.9 on PIII 128mbRam and I installed WINE successfully. But when I'm runnung WINDOWS apps on this its very slow. How can I increase the spped of wine?
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2 options:

1) Compile Wine from source (although the speed difference would be marginal)

2) Get a faster PC.

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You can make a big difference by adding more RAM. In my P3, going from 128 to 192 made a huge difference. From where you are now, RAM is the cheapest way to get more performance.
Old 04-08-2008, 01:26 AM   #4
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Hey Thanks a lot. But your solution'll empty my pocket. anyway thanx. I'll upgrade my PC after recieve my pocket money. Thanx again!!


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