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Old 10-18-2003, 12:20 AM   #1
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Which version of wine should i get ?


I saw there was 2 versions of wine

Wine and WineX

wat is the difference and where can i get the best one (for free)

thx
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:35 AM   #2
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Wine is pretty much for productivity apps, and WineX is for games (there is a directX media layer adaption in it).

So if you want to run Windoze apps,... get Wine.
If you want to play graphical games,... get WineX.

Transgaming's WineX is a breeze to set up, and a subscription is only $36 for 6 mos. of download ability...

If you want the CVS, then you can get it for free, but it's harder to set up. It also has no copy-protection support. So some copy-protected games won't run on it.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:39 AM   #3
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i wanna do both? which should i get?

and i don't have the money to sign up in WineX where could i get the CVS version :S?
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:52 AM   #4
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You can do both without too much difficulty.

http://voidmain.kicks-ass.net/redhat/winex2.html

The above is a nice tutorial to get you started.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:57 AM   #5
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is that just for redhat tho? i have mandrake 9.1 :S
 
Old 10-18-2003, 06:03 AM   #6
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Should be fine.....just remember

!!NOTE: This tutorial does not work for RH8/9 using GLIBC 2.3.2 or above. See this thread to get it working with RH8/9. !!

So if your using the latest version(s) of Mandrake probably best to follow the RH8/9 guide.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:16 PM   #7
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hmmmm where's the link? :S thx for telling me that it doesn't work
 
Old 10-19-2003, 03:55 AM   #8
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I'm trying to install Wine or WineX myself. I'm running Red Hat 9, and I'm having all sorts of problems. It seems like every version of Wine I get has some sort of error in it and I can't install it. I don't want to buy it because I'm scared that I might waste my money on something that doesn't work any you could give would be nice.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 04:01 AM   #9
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lol yeah... try checking the CPU class and the rpm u find.... Redhat has lots of cpu types like i586(pentium mostly it's this one) i386,i486, and they even have one for the new Pentium4 (i686)...

i'm not sure.. i'm a newb too so that's all the help i can give

I picked mandrake becuz it's ezer for a noob only 1 type to d/l for a 32-bit pc i586
 
  


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