LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-11-2004, 09:02 PM   #1
coasterfreak212
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: Knoppix, Kubuntu, Gnoppix, Slax, Windows 98 & XP
Posts: 54

Rep: Reputation: 15
Unhappy Wine installation help!


I'm very new to linux and I'm running Fedora Core 1. I need help installing wine. I clicked the rpm file instead of running itthrough a terminal. Can anyone help me take the package out and properly install it in very descriptive details? please help me!
 
Old 05-11-2004, 09:12 PM   #2
Mega Man X
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: ~
Distribution: Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Solaris, DSL
Posts: 5,339

Rep: Reputation: 64
Take a look here for general information about installing programs in Linux. It's better to get used to the command line, mind you .

Also, make sure that you need wine. I tell you this because wine is pretty close of being useless. And due "improvements" made with 2004 versions, Wine is getting closer and closer to that. Rants apart, check this table of replacements programs of Windows. You much better off using a Linux native application then using wine.

Note, WineX is a totally different beast then wine. It's optimized to run DirectX-based games and usually, it works.

Good luck!
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wine installation; Can't find ~/.wine/config mrmcctt Linux - Software 5 10-11-2005 07:33 PM
Wine Installation compu73rg33k Linux - Software 5 05-30-2004 12:34 AM
Wine Installation zexter Linux - Software 9 12-02-2003 09:28 AM
Wine Installation ??'s roccoman Linux - Software 1 12-05-2002 08:49 PM
WINE vs. VB Installation NoDoze Linux - Software 1 11-30-2002 08:59 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:20 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration