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Old 07-16-2004, 03:02 PM   #1
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wine: no such file or directory????

ok, i installed winex with

<root password>
rpm -ivh winex3.3.1.i586.rpm

everything was isntalled corectly (or so i thought)
but then every time i try to run a program using wine, for example:

wine /mnt/cdrom/autorun.exe

i get this message:

wine: chdir to /home/luke/.wine/wineserver - luke : no such file or directory

(by the way-my user name is luke, if preformed on root...)

wine: chdir to /home/root/.wine/wineserver - luke : no such file or directory
what is goin on???
Old 07-16-2004, 03:52 PM   #2
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you can type rpm -ql winex to see whats files it did install a where
Old 07-17-2004, 01:44 AM   #3
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create a directory .wine in your home directory
(by the way-my user name is luke, if preformed on root...)
you have used


instead of

su -

su - command sets the context to the new user's environment. using just su retains the environment settings of the user who issued the su command.
Old 07-17-2004, 09:37 AM   #4
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how should i go about doing that?
Old 07-17-2004, 03:06 PM   #5
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You need a pthreads enabled version of WineX


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