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Old 03-16-2004, 12:12 AM   #1
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how to install wine in slackware9.1

i already install wine -- use wine for slackware
but when i run wine in xterm
it's told me :
wine:/root/.wine is not a directory

what's can i do ?
i already copy a simple config file into /root/.wine
Old 03-16-2004, 12:13 AM   #2
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dont' run wine as root
Old 03-16-2004, 12:26 AM   #3
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wine can not run as root?
i just want to test wine

how can i do follow ?
Old 03-16-2004, 12:44 AM   #4
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make a regualr user account
adduser <<USERNAME>>
follow rest, or hit enter to enter in defualt values

login to ur new user
then complie then install wine =)
Old 03-16-2004, 12:45 PM   #5
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The sample config file should be in the .wine dir, not at. It should be ~/.wine/config . '~' is the current user's homedir
Old 03-16-2004, 12:56 PM   #6
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I was looking around the forum and found this site (dont remember where at)... might be of some help..

Lots of Wine stuff... best of luck!


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