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Old 11-01-2005, 03:08 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
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Wine extremely slow!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi all. I am tring Wine (last release) on Mandrake 10.1 and Windows apps run extreeeemely slow. For example I was tring to install Adobe Acrobat Reader 4 and I just couldn't finish the instalation becasue of the slowness. Is there something I need to configure to make it run smoothly? My specs are

Pentium 4 at 1.5Ghz.
512 MB RAN
40 GB HD

Old 11-01-2005, 05:01 PM   #2
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hmm your specs seem fine for it. i can only think that the prblem would be that wineing adobe uses alot of system resources and uses swap memory for some of it. i have wined lots of programmes and some have run slow and some fast.

Old 11-01-2005, 05:40 PM   #3
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There is acrobat reader for linux FYI.
Old 11-01-2005, 07:18 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. I know there is Acrobat for Linux, I just run the installation of Acrobat Reader to test how wine works, and it was really slow.
Also, if I want to use windows apps on wine do I have to install them again or I can just use an existing intallation from a windows partition?

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