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Old 04-18-2003, 06:39 AM   #1
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Unhappy This might sounds silly but...

I need a little help with a silly question... I'm trying to install the newest Wine in my system and finally, after a hole night, everything seems to be fine with the compiling and install thing, but I'm supposed to have a file in my home folder like:

/home/alex/ .wine/config

I have the config file, but what does "./wine/config" means? Is it a folder inside the alex directory named "wine" or what should I do? Sorry to ask such silly question, but their page is too poor documented could someone please explain me what /home/alex/.wine/config means? I'm missing out that "." before wine up there...

Here is my full error message:

Invalid path L: "c:\\windows" for L "windows": directory does not exist. Perhaps you have not properly edited or created your wine config file

Old 04-18-2003, 07:36 AM   #2
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Have you read the Wine User's Guide? In particular, the part about The Wine Configuration File?

The config file is in the directory called /home/alex/.wine

The dot "." is part of the directory name. It just tells Linux that the directory is "hidden", which means it doesn't show up in a regular directory listing (unless you ask it to show hidden files).

Anyway, to get there, type:

cd /home/alex/.wine


pico config
vi config

or whatever editor you prefer.

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to list dotfiles, use the -a flag on the ls command:

ls -a


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