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Old 09-03-2006, 01:13 PM   #1
Desikner
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Problems installing wine on Ubuntu 6.06


I am trying to install wine on Ubuntu 6.06 and I am experiencing some problems that I hope you can help me with.

I followed te instructions on wine HQ to donwnload and install wine using synaptic, but the problem is after installing it, how can I open it?

I alt+F2 and type in wine but nothing will load and wine isnt in any of the sections in the menu and I cant locate it on the menu editor.
I was wondering if maybe I have done anything wrong, so please help me.

Thanks

P.S: Do I need a win XP rom to run wine??
 
Old 09-03-2006, 01:29 PM   #2
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Try typing winecfg in a console to configure wine and winefile to open a "Windows Explorer".
 
Old 09-03-2006, 01:48 PM   #3
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For execute wine:
first: winecfg
seconde: wine Windows.exe-programm
 
Old 09-03-2006, 06:39 PM   #4
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thx

ok thank you now I can use a simulated partition of windows (at least I think that that is what it is) so now how can I load an NTFS patition on wine so I can play wow?

Thanks allot I apreciate youre help
 
Old 09-03-2006, 10:50 PM   #5
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https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WorldofWarcraft
 
Old 09-12-2006, 12:18 PM   #6
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I have Ubuntu and I opened up synaptic made sure it was set 'all' on the left. Then I went to the right highlighted the first file. The I typed in wine. It will take you there and you will see another wine file below it. Right click on wine, a window pops, click install. Also you will need gtk 1.2 also. Which you can do by going past the 'g' files and type in gtk. Do the same thing with it as you did with wine. Hope this helps.
 
  


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