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Ok i downloaded the wine rpm and i clicked to install it and it started to install and it got all the way to the end then froze. so now ...
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- 04-07-2004 #1
- Join Date
- Mar 2004
- Lake City, Michigan
Problem Installing Wine
Ok i downloaded the wine rpm and i clicked to install it and it started to install and it got all the way to the end then froze. so now i went back and tryed to install it again and it said it was all ready installed so i went to my run programs and typed in wine and nothing ever comes up or anything and it doesen't say bad command or anything. Is there a way to uninstall it and then reinstall or what.
Need Help Total Newb To Linux.
- 04-07-2004 #2
- Join Date
- Jul 2003
- Stockholm, Sweden
if /mnt/windows/filename.exe is the location of the windows aplication you want to run in wine then this is the command to do it:
RPM is not such a great format you might wantto consider a distro that properly automaticaly handels dependancys and configuration files.. such as gentoo. it makes thing SO MUCH SIMPLER!
to install it under gentoo. that one command does the following steps:
decides what dependancys wine needs, fetches those files from the internet and compiles/installs then in the right order and location then does the same for the wine sourcecode.. all automaticaly.. gentoo is so incredible its hard to beleive. But it is - and thats a fact.