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I am trying to install wine from the software install and when I select Wine from the list I get the following error msg:
Sorry, the following package cannot be selected:
- wine-1.3.24-1-mdv2011.0.i586 (due to unsatisfied wine32[== 1:1.3.24-1])
I also have a thread that I responded to on Mandriva Forums - and I have tried doing various things - but I still haven't been able to get WINE installed, still get the same msg.
I have rebuilt the RPMDB; I have reloaded my media to point to sources from my ISP (official mirrors in OZ); I have reloaded my media sources to point to the official sources in France (which appear newer) and finally I have done urpmi --auto-update -v and STILL I get the same error msg!
I shouldn't have to do this kind of crap. This is just bu#@##$%t! If we want to attract users to Linux this is the sort of stuff that turns them off. I can't believe how bad 2011 has been. No sound due to PulseAudio rubbish (this has happened for the last 3 or 4 installs). I can get sound going by disabling Pulse Audio and enabling a setting in AlsaMixer. Now I can't install WINE or VLC and nobody is able to help me solve this. I didn't have a problem installing WINE or VLC in 2010.2 I am currently trialling Mageia to see how that pans out but I have run into problems with that using VirtualBox under Mandriva 2011. I have been using Mandriva since it was Mandrake # 4.2 (and every release since) and I dabbled in it (I'm not very technical). I have using Mandriva as my main system since Jan 2009 (dual-booted with Windows XP).
So where to from here? Mandriva lives (sort of a respite) but not a great future.
Mageia is an alternative but I have not had success with this so far (I have only tested Mageia #2 Beta3 in VirtualBox and HDD).
I really want Mandriva to survive but the 2011 release has really put me off - hence I am looking at Mageia.
I wish to apologise to everyone on this forum for my rant. I am very sorry for posting that rant I am just very frustrated with Linux at the moment as I have been unable to find solutions to my problems with Mandriva 2011. I also had had a few drinks beforehand which is never a good combination! ops:
I agree with the sentiment about the last 3 Mandriva's but I put up with them as only the sound seemed to be affected - that is till I installed 2011 where I not only have the sound problem again (fixed with Alsa) but I can't install WINE or VLC (and god knows what else).
I have tested Mageia #2 Beta 3 in VirtualBox (which is now also stuffed - but that's another story) and I am about to test the Mageia #2 RC LiveCD.
Okay,something funny is going on. Just for a laugh I went to the Control Centre and tried to install WINE again. Well bugger me, it worked this time for some reason - I now have WINE 1.3.24 and WINE Doors 0.1.2 successfully installed!!!!!!