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Old 10-01-2009, 04:31 AM   #1
chubbz510
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I need heeelp with wine


i just got my hp mini 1000 and it runs on Mi. its based on linux. i want to download some old games and i think i need wine to do that. can any one please give me directions on how to download and install wine. Im new to linux and its frustrating. i NEED HELP!!!!
 
Old 10-01-2009, 04:44 AM   #2
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have you heard of playonlinux that worth looking into
also wine is a piece of piss on ubuntu apt-get install wine
attempt to run the game this will run wine and if it is going to play it will work
 
Old 10-01-2009, 04:47 AM   #3
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i just got my hp mini 1000 and it runs on Mi. its based on linux. i want to download some old games and i think i need wine to do that. can any one please give me directions on how to download and install wine. Im new to linux and its frustrating. i NEED HELP!!!!
You can download wine from http://www.winehq.org/download

For installation use

./configure
make
make install

Also, It is not possible to run every windowz games or other applications with Wine..
 
Old 10-01-2009, 06:14 AM   #4
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Chubbz510,
There are a great many native linux games which don't need wine that you may want to check out. Here are some linux gaming sites:
http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/wfdownloads/
http://happypenguin.org/
http://www.linuxgames.com/
 
  


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