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Old 03-09-2006, 07:57 AM   #1
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Help with configuring wine


I always get the error message that the system and the font directorys are not accesible??? why is this message comming how can I fix it or where doas wine store this directorys? I have wine 0.9.8
 
Old 03-09-2006, 09:03 AM   #2
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After installing wine, the first time you run the wine command it creates some directories and a font cache under ~/.wine. You then need to run wineconf to create some virtual windows drives mapped to actual filesystem location. Ex:

C: -> ~/.wine/drive_c
D: -> /mnt/cdrom
E: -> ~/Documents

Make as many as you want and anywhere you want (that permissions allow). Then you have to be in one of these location for the wine command to work on a win32 executable. If you're not in one of these directories you'll get an error message.
 
Old 03-09-2006, 11:34 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dracolich
After installing wine, the first time you run the wine command it creates some directories and a font cache under ~/.wine. You then need to run wineconf to create some virtual windows drives mapped to actual filesystem location. Ex:

C: -> ~/.wine/drive_c
D: -> /mnt/cdrom
E: -> ~/Documents

Make as many as you want and anywhere you want (that permissions allow). Then you have to be in one of these location for the wine command to work on a win32 executable. If you're not in one of these directories you'll get an error message.
Thanks! That fixed the problem
 
Old 03-09-2006, 11:40 AM   #4
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Yet another problem: when I try to install a game with more than one cd the installation will stop even if I insert the second cd and nothing happens..
 
Old 03-09-2006, 05:56 PM   #5
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That's because your CD isn't unmounted/mounted correctly.

One way around that is to unmount/mount the CD.

Another way is to copy the setup files from CD #2 etc. somewhere on your hard drive.

But I think the best way to get games working is to use cedega. Look at http://www.transgaming.com
 
Old 03-10-2006, 03:14 AM   #6
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I allready tried to copy the files to the harddrive but stil didnīt work the installation stil stopps..
 
Old 03-10-2006, 04:10 AM   #7
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Usually a windows game would ask to "insert cd or browse to where the rest of the files are" - admittedly not always.

If that's not the case then you either need to figure out how to mount/unmount cds, or failing that, go get cedega which is wine optimized for games. It'll work then, most certainly.
 
  


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