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Old 03-13-2003, 08:57 PM   #1
thisisnotdave
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Question WINE?! help!


I dont get, im the bigges or maybe just slow, can some one give me a quick tutorial on wine, just to get it started at least.
 
Old 03-13-2003, 09:03 PM   #2
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I would like one too. I keep getting this messge when I try and open a file called Poke.Exe:

root@localhost Poke]# wine -- Poke.exe
Could not stat /mnt/fd0 (No such file or directory), ignoring drive A:
Could not stat /cdrom (No such file or directory), ignoring drive D:
Warning: could not find wine config [Drive x] entry for current working directory /usr/local/lib/win/Poke; starting in windows directory.
wine: cannot find 'Poke.exe'
[root@localhost Poke]#
 
Old 03-13-2003, 09:36 PM   #3
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looks like metalhead730 needs to look at his config file, and thisisnotdave needs to tell us a more specific problem or just search google...there's a wealth of information out there: go seize the day.
; )
 
Old 03-13-2003, 11:56 PM   #4
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http://www.frankscorner.org/
The site is undergoing an update but the forums are still there.
 
Old 03-14-2003, 12:29 AM   #5
thisisnotdave
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well ive been trying trying to install wine but i keep getting errors, right now when i try to run it i get

wine: chdir to /root/.wine/wineserver-dhcp-28-14 : No such file or directory


does anyone know what the means?

i rpm -ihv winexxxx.rpm

is there something else i should have done?
 
Old 03-14-2003, 06:42 AM   #6
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1) Don't try and run wine as root.

2) Read the users guide at winehq.org

3) If you want an easy to use, GUI version of it, look into CrossOver from CodeWeavers.

A simple pointy-clicky more robust version of Wine is being worked on (0.9) but won't be out until late this year, assuming no slippage.
 
  


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