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Old 05-05-2006, 04:36 AM   #1
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is wine prepackaged on any linux distributions?

hi all, i have a simple question to feed my curiosity...

is wine prepackaged on any linux distributions? and if so, which ones...?
Old 05-05-2006, 05:15 AM   #2
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I know it's in my opensuse 10.0. I don't about other distro's.
Old 05-05-2006, 05:33 AM   #3
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It was on my Suse 9.1 disks.
The default install ran notepad right away, ran Spider Solitaire without sound, ran my old accounting software -- like Windows 3.1 vintage.
Runs my very new accounting software with some handicaps, e.g. dialogue boxes don't display properly.
The routine seems to be that you have to check the logging and tweak your wine so that your software runs properly. Unfortunately this seems quite difficult to learn unless you are already quite knowledgeable about how Windows works.
Old 05-05-2006, 05:36 AM   #4
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in ubuntu and debian you can do a simple apt-get wine to get it configured and installed.
Old 05-05-2006, 06:00 AM   #5
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It's on Fedora too. Just YUM it in from the Extras repositories.

Old 05-05-2006, 07:18 AM   #6
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in archlinux its
pacman -Sy wine
and you're done
Old 05-05-2006, 09:49 AM   #7
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Mandriva ships WINE on its installation discs.


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