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Old 06-01-2002, 09:40 PM   #1
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Question configuring Wine

I'm trying to get wine to work on a gnu/debian install. I did apt-get install wine which nicely put all the files where they need to be, but typing "wine sol.exe" (you know good 'ol windows solitaire) gives me this error:

Could not stat /c, ignoring drive C:
Warning: could not find wine.conf [Drive x] entry for current working directory /usr/games; starting in windows directory.
Invalid path 'c:\windows' for windows directory
Perhaps you have not properly edited or created your Wine configuration file.
This is either /etc/wine.conf or $HOME/.winerc
or it is determined by the -config option or from
the WINE_INI environment variable.
Wine has used /etc/wine.conf as configuration file.

I can't find the INI file it references and I can't figure out how/what to edit in the wine.conf file. Can anyone help??

Old 06-02-2002, 12:00 AM   #2
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you have to have linux paths in it

not like c:\windows
like /home/viniosity/wine

Old 06-03-2002, 09:54 AM   #3
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Thanks, that worked! One follow-up question though: every time I launch a program (say sol.exe) it says:

"Building font metrics. This may take some time..."

And it does.. about 2 minutes. Is there any way to speed this up or eliminate it? Or do I just have to buy a faster CPU?



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