Wine and the Internet

Harold Hartley harold_hartley at
Wed Oct 3 22:58:14 UTC 2007

Billie Walsh wrote:
> Probably should ask this on some other list but will start here.
> I'm trying out a rather esoteric piece of Windows software called 
> WXSpots. It seems to run just fine with Wine except for one small 
> detail. It needs internet access, which it doesn't seem to be able to get.
> Should programs running with Wine be able to access the internet through 
> the default Kubuntu [ Feisty ] settings?
> I've written to ask the author if there is any special connection needs 
> that I need to know.
Any time I have run a app in wine, it connects the internet just fine 
for me because the the linux box was already connected to the internet.


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