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Old 06-28-2006, 02:55 PM   #1
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Can anyone give me a few tutorials on how to use wine and run applications in it?

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Old 06-28-2006, 02:59 PM   #2
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First you'll need to edit your wine.conf file; read

man wine
for information on how you need to alter it, or use a tool like wine-config if you have one (the name might not be exactly that). After you've configured it (it might work even without this), simply

wine application_name
where application_name is the name of the application (perhaps with the full path) you wish to run. Like

wine explorer.exe
if you were in the directory where explorer.exe is and you'd like to try and run it.

Bear in mind that Wine cannot run evey piece of Windows software you have, not even close. I'd rather say it can run some of them, and you still need to alter the config file to get it working.
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hmmmmm thank you this seems to be quite useful is there any other tips people think I should know?
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