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Old 11-20-2006, 09:00 PM   #1
dj2187
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hello, a real newbie question


alright so has anyonr dealt with winehq.org/ the things supposed to make linux run windows software, but i dont understandh ow to use it. i follow the directions on this url von-thadden.de/Joachim/WineTools/ , however, it just gives me this error:

xs309.xs.to/xs309/06472/Screenshot-2.png

or it dosent create the directory the way it says it will in the other mehtod. am i doing something wrong? fyi, i use red hat linux, and i have not updated it from the utility. ty.
 
Old 11-20-2006, 09:20 PM   #2
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once you install wine..just run wine app.exe should do it

not sure if I answered your question..just I have never needed to install the wine-tools package
 
Old 11-21-2006, 08:03 AM   #3
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Hi,

the way it has worked out best for me, is :
- Install Wine
- Run the configuration winecfg from the terminal-window
(as a regular user).

cheers,
Ingar
 
Old 11-21-2006, 09:09 PM   #4
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alright... o fogured it out... when installing an program if its a .sh file, it is supposed to be run in terminal, correct? sorry i am 100% new to this.
 
Old 11-22-2006, 07:46 AM   #5
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alright... o fogured it out... when installing an program if its a .sh file, it is supposed to be run in terminal, correct? sorry i am 100% new to this.
Yes, you'll run it in a terminal. In the terminal change to the directory containing the file and run it using ./filename
 
Old 11-23-2006, 08:56 PM   #6
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alright so access was denied, and i know i have to become a superuser or something, so how do i go about that
 
Old 11-23-2006, 09:16 PM   #7
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im puttin chmod a+rwx .bash_profile, according to what ive read that supposed to work
 
Old 11-23-2006, 09:50 PM   #8
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When they say superuser, they mean root. Just type:

Code:
su <your root password>
and you'll become the superuser, able to do anything you want on the system. Keep in mind, using root can be dangerous, so only use it when you have to (like installing wine)
 
Old 11-23-2006, 09:53 PM   #9
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im puttin chmod a+rwx .bash_profile, according to what ive read that supposed to work
a weird question, did you downloaded the file as root? :S
 
Old 11-24-2006, 12:58 AM   #10
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im puttin chmod a+rwx .bash_profile, according to what ive read that supposed to work
Err, you want to add execute permissions to the file you downloaded, e.g. "chmod a+x filename.sh".

Also, please use better thread titles in future.
 
Old 11-24-2006, 05:47 PM   #11
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i didn't download any file and thus far i cant get any command to work. when i put su [my pass] it says user dosen't exist. than i put the user, and it says it dosent exist.
 
Old 11-24-2006, 05:53 PM   #12
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ok so now it cant run the binary file.

[me@localhost ~]$ /home/me/Desktop/BitTorrent-4.20.6-1-Python2.4.noarch.rpm bash: /home/me/Desktop/BitTorrent-4.20.6-1-Python2.4.noarch.rpm: cannot execute binary file
 
Old 11-24-2006, 06:52 PM   #13
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An RPM file is a packages that needs to be installed. In this case you need to run as root:

rpm -ivh /home/me/Desktop/BitTorrent-4.20.6-1-Python2.4.noarch.rpm

to install it.
 
Old 11-25-2006, 03:37 AM   #14
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ok so now it cant run the binary file.

[me@localhost ~]$ /home/me/Desktop/BitTorrent-4.20.6-1-Python2.4.noarch.rpm bash: /home/me/Desktop/BitTorrent-4.20.6-1-Python2.4.noarch.rpm: cannot execute binary file
I suggest that you read some tutorials before continuing trying to install stuff like BitTorrent, also, I'd suggest you to use Azureus instead, much better client IMHO.

A quick reference might be tldp.org / google, try to search for "bash tutorial" , "command line tutorial" etc...
 
  


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