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i installed Ubuntu just a few hours ago. i've been trying to install WINE for about an hour now, but let's face it - i'm no computer expert. i switched ...
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- 09-17-2006 #1
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- Sep 2006
i'm officially a linux user!
so i'm running Ubuntu and i'm trying to install WINE. can someone either explain how to explain the program or direct me in the direction of a step by step tutorial that is written in human-speak?
thanks! any help is greatly appreciated.
- 09-18-2006 #2
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- Sep 2006
so i read the "How To Install Software in Linux" tutorial and i got as far as "more README" command. this what happens when i type in the ./tools/wineinstall that the readme tells me to type:
WINE Installer v0.75
configure: creating cache config.cache
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnuoldld
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnuoldld
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... no
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cl.exe... no
configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
See `config.log' for more details.
it also does this when i run ./configure
- 09-18-2006 #3
In order to install Wine (as well as 99% of all the applications in Ubuntu), you don't need to compile anything.
Just type, in a terminal :
sudo apt-get install wine wine-utils
sudo apt-get install build-essential
http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Dapper"To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."
- 09-18-2006 #4Code:
Package wine-utils is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source
winecfg as root?
Thanks."Don't think about the work, think about the benefit"
- 09-18-2006 #5Originally Posted by X.Cyclop
If wine-utils is not avalaible maybe it is not necessary on Ubuntu, or it is called something else.
apt-cache search wine"To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."
- 09-18-2006 #6
Ok, Thanks!"Don't think about the work, think about the benefit"