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Old 11-21-2011, 03:16 PM   #1
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I wanted to run that favorite windows program under linux. I installed wine and just about every file that had wine in the title.
When I tried to install the windows program it ask me for wineserver path. I looked in all my bin files and can't find anything with wineserver in the title. I am running debian 6.0.3, so I looked in my dvds (I have the first 6) and couln't find any files with wineserver in the title. Where do I go from here?

The error dialog says can't find or execute wineserver binary. Make sure this binary is available by search path, and see also install file for application depends.

Thanks for any help Mel

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Old 12-27-2011, 04:19 PM   #2
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And the solution was?
Old 12-27-2011, 04:53 PM   #3
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On Debian with all of the Wine packages installed;
open a terminal window and type: dpkg -S wineserver
If winserver is installed, the path to wineserver will be displayed in the list of information.
On my machine it was:
libwine: /usr/lib/wine/wineserver
Old 12-30-2011, 07:48 AM   #4
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Sorry folks! I gave up on wine and am in the process of upgrading my machine and I will be doing a dual boot with win 7. I thought I had marked this solved just be done with it.
Old 12-14-2013, 08:22 AM   #5
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Debian 7.2 Wheezy I found it there

i@debianishki:~$ sudo dpkg -S wineserver
libwine: /usr/share/man/man1/wineserver.1.gz
libwine: /usr/share/man/de.UTF-8/man1/wineserver.1.gz
libwine: /usr/share/man/fr.UTF-8/man1/wineserver.1.gz
libwine: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/wine/wineserver


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