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Hello. It it possible to set up a function that will automatically run an exe through WINE each time I double-click it? It is highly annoying having to use the Gnome terminal every time I want to execute a file. Any help is appreciated, but kepp in mind, I'm a Linux newbie, so to me something like "set up a script" means nothing.
Also, I have made a few conclusions about WINE: If it's microsoft, it probably won't work (i.e. Windows Media Player, MSN, etc.), and if it uses a CD-Drvice, it probably won't work. So far, these have been true for me. Let me know of any others. Thanks.
Thanks for your (somewhat offtopic) replies . I'm going to go off topic too, and talk about MSN Messenger.
I have installed AMSN, the problem is it connects fine, but I can't do anything with it. When I try to open a chat box, is says "Requesting Chat" forever, and the other end isn't recieving my messages. I can't seem to change my nickname either, it gives me a "NO GIVEN VALUE TO PARAMETER "recv" to "::MSN::BadNickCheck"", which is actually a TCL script error. Any ideas how to fix that?
I have also tried installing GAIM, but that tells me I need GTK 2.0+. Fine. I go to download GTK, and find out I need a wealth of other libraries, those bieng Glib, ATK, and Pango. I install Glib (unzip, ./configure, make, make install), everything seems to be fine. However, when I try to install ATK (unzip, ./configure), it tells me I don't have Glib, or it's not correctly installed. Any ideas, because I have a feeling I'll need GTK a good linux replacement for flash? video editing? (not trying to be annoying and like, these program for more than just GAIM.
I'm running Mandrake 9.1 with Gnome. My PC is a PIII 900MhZ with 256 MB SDRAM.
Last edited by evilmonkey; 06-22-2003 at 09:55 AM.
well that is a problem with the 0.80 version..just downgrade to 0.71 and everything should work fine...i know when i had 0.71 and upgraded to 0.80 mine just sat there and said requesting chat, and i couldn't chat with anyone, but when i uninstalled it and removed the .amsn folder in my home directory that had 0.71 settings in it, i then re-installed 0.80 and now it works fine on my box...but i would suggest to you to downgrade to 0.71 for now...