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Old 11-09-2004, 12:54 AM   #1
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Wine error

Hello all
I have fedora fc 2 and im tryin to install wine..... well i followed all the instructions but when I try to install a game i get this error

Please use the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG\Software\Fonts\LogPixels
to set the screen resolution and remove the "Resolution" entry in the config file

my questions are this...
why is this happning ?
and how can i fix it
Please note I am VERY new to linux ( rules so far ) so dont use too much linspeak
Old 11-09-2004, 02:52 PM   #2
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anyone ?
Old 11-09-2004, 03:53 PM   #3
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Well from the sound of that error it isn't a problem with wine so much as it is with what you're running through wine. What is the game? is there a setup program that goes with it?
Old 11-09-2004, 06:24 PM   #4
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Thanks yes I used winesetuptk
the game was ultima online
Old 11-09-2004, 07:36 PM   #5
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sorry i can't help with your problem, but an excellent wine resource is -

Do also check out the wine homepage, and there's also winex which has been optimised for gameplay - it isn't free, but i believe it's fairly cheap!

Good luck!
Old 11-11-2004, 03:05 AM   #6
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Unhappy I hav that's Error.. in wineX


My use Redhat9. When i finished to configure it. i run wine... but.. i got thats error...

[root@Redhat Linux]# wine
wine: creating configuration directory '/root/.wine'...
/usr/bin/wineserver: relocation error: /usr/bin/wineserver: symbol epoll_create, version GLIBC_2.3.2 not defined in file with link time reference
wine: wineprefixcreate failed while creating '/root/.wine'.
[root@Redhat Linux]#

Plz help me... Thanks you..
Old 11-16-2004, 01:25 PM   #7
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i've exactly the same problem too...
anybody can help?
Old 11-19-2004, 08:55 AM   #8
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You guys need to compile from the sources if you get the epoll_create error.
Old 11-20-2004, 12:13 AM   #9
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Sorry.. Sir..

I don't understand.. it?? Can you..
Old 11-20-2004, 01:54 AM   #10
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what you do is, get the "sources" go to the download page, and scroll down to
and download Wine-20041019.tar.gz, or whatever the latest version is, just don't download the "diff" ones. (im sure you'll figure this out) Then, just copy it to your home folder. After you download it, go into your filebrowser (you can be retarded and still know what the filebrowser is :] dont take that wrong way, some of you) then either single click, or double click on the file (whichever your desktop manager does for you) then it'll either bring up something like fileroller, and you just select all the files and make a new folder (it'll just say "no folder found. Create new folder now?") and just select all the files to be copied to that folder. If kde shows something up in a new window, which shows you all the files, just copy those files to a new folder. (which you'll name it Wine) Next will be the most tediouse, but its simple, realy, after this you'll probably make all your programs from source. Go into your terminal (usualy a tv screen, or monitor looking thing with a shell on it, on your task bar. Or in your start menu, just go to system tools or utilities [its usualy different for many distros, shouldn't be to difficult] and it should be called "terminal" or whatever. Now, in terminal, type "ls" to view the contents of your "home folder" which is what you see (most likely) when you open up your file browser. It will show your files in that directory. Now, if you have put the wine file in some "my documents" or "downloads" or something similar, then you need to "cd" or change directory into that directory. If you have it in the "home directory" then you don't need to change into any directory other then the one you see, but its nice to know how to "cd". K, moving on with changing directory. When you press "ls" it's listing the contents of the directory, and when it does, you'll see like maybe 2 or 3 files (if its a recent install of linux), and so just type this... NOTE: when I say "filedir" it means the name of the file you put the wine directory at.

$ cd filedir

Now press "ls" and you will see the new contents of the new directory, (and if you want to go back, just type "cd ..") now if you "cd"ed into the directory that you had the wine file in, or if you were already in it, now type "cd Wine" to go into the Wine directory.

The following are both safety procautions for both linux and unix, and just basic programming compiling commands to compile the program.

NOTE: I have not compiled wine in a while, but its realy no different then any other program I have compiled, and the other wines I have compiled. The first command just bare with me, usualy it won't have it unless you download the program through CVS. Which you realy don't need to know. Ask if you want to know.

Optional -- $ ./

Now for the real stuff...

$ ./configure

This will configure the wine source to be compatible with your computer (if its an apple, or sparc, or x86 or whatever, tho, I think it only works on x86 right now, and its only beta on the Apple) And also make sure your computer is even capable of running the program.

$ make

This now compiles your program, and after this finishes compiling, you can (possibly) run it on in the /src directory in the wine directory. (if its confusing, just forget it, and move on the next step, I probably should have not have said this. Your probably confused now, just move on.)

Now for the full install, this next command makes a script so you can run this program on all the users that you have your computer. It also makes a fake windows direcotry on your home direcotry, which is a hidden file called .wine, just do the same commands I showed you earlier and change into that direcoty, and change into dos_drive, and you'll be familiar with a usualy windows file system. [Program Files, windows, system32, :] ]

In the console, or terminal, type "su" which makes you put your root password in, so you can temperarily become a "super user" or "root" while loged into a user account. So...

$ su
Password: "Type your root password here, then enter"

You will see a number sign telling you are in root.

# make install

After wards, you will have wine successfully installed. Im afraid im running out of room to type, so if you want information on how to run wine, just reply! I hope this helps!


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