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Synth218 06-27-2003 11:12 AM

Slack 9 and Kazaa using Wine
ok ive been trying to installl kazaa for a while using wine but ive had no luck there lots of sites n documentation that shows u how to do it but most of those are for other os's and ive tried them all and none of them seem to work on slack 9 is there anyone who's gotten it to work on there slack 9 box if so can u plz tell me how u figure it out it would be really helpful thanx in advance

Synth218 06-27-2003 03:50 PM

hasn't anyone using slackware got it workign???

acid_kewpie 06-27-2003 03:56 PM

tried using a decent native client instead?

Synth218 06-27-2003 04:09 PM

yeah ive tried limewire and some others but most dont have the selection that kazaa lite dose

Rodrin 06-27-2003 04:47 PM

Oddly enough my favorite peer to peer networking client for Gnutella is Mutella, a command line program. It does also have a web interface available.

acid_kewpie 06-27-2003 04:54 PM

i mean gift **IS** a kazaa client... or at least, it supports the kazaa protocol among others.

Locura 06-27-2003 04:55 PM

I got it working using the wine-20030508 release, and KazaaLite 2.1.0.

You need to download some windows 98 dlls for it, I got them from You need the following dlls (download them from that site if you don't have them) in your Wine "C:\windows\system" directory (depends on where you put it during the Wine install process, mine is in ~/c/windows/system):


Then you need to make the following changes in your ~/.wine/config file (be sure to copy the config file to config.old first in case you make a mistake, so you still have the original version):[list=1][*]In the [Version] section, make sure that the "Windows" = "win98" line is not commented out.[*]Make sure that the [DllOverrides] section is set up like this:

"oleaut32" = "native"
"ole32" = "native"
"commdlg" = "builtin, native"
"comdlg32" = "builtin, native"
"shell" = "builtin, native"
"shell32" = "builtin, native"
"shfolder" = "builtin, native"
"advapi32" = "builtin, native"
"mciavi.drv" = "native, builtin"
"mcianim.drv" = "native, builtin"
"commctrl" = "native"
"comctl32" = "builtin"
"comdlg32" = "native"
"msvcrt" = "native"
"shdoclc" = "native"
"shdocvw" = "native"
"shlwapi" = "native"
"urlmon" = "native"
"wininet" = "native"

The file you want to execute with Wine is kpp.exe, you'll find it in the "C:\Program Files\Kazaa Lite" directory in the Wine directory structure.

Kazaa has crashed a few times on me, but works well for the most part.

DrOzz 06-27-2003 05:08 PM


Synth218 06-27-2003 05:29 PM

thanx locura ur a life saver

Locura 06-27-2003 06:19 PM


Originally posted by DrOzz
That's for regular kazaa, kazaa lite is better.

You get that working yet synth?

DrOzz 06-27-2003 06:33 PM

alright then big boy

Synth218 06-27-2003 07:05 PM

thanx locura i got it insalled and its working ok i guess its a lil shaky and it crashes pretty easy but hey its better than having nothing lol

Locura 06-27-2003 07:13 PM

Yeah. I've found that it seems to crash sometimes in certain parts of the Options menu, like for instance the download location, when you click on the "Browse" button. It's better to manually enter the location, I have my download location as "F:\kazaa", which puts the downloaded files in ~/kazaa instead of ~/c/Shared Folder or whatever that is.

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