Difficulty installing Wine

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Thu Apr 23 17:07:41 UTC 2009

Steven Vollom wrote:
> From the following website:  http://www.winehq.org/download/deblenny, I chose 
> Method 1:  Add the repository.  I entered ~$ sudo su and got Root.  I then 
> typed in:  sudo apt-get install gedit and installed Gedit.  I then added the 
> command:  gedit /etc/apt/sources.list and got the following:  
> steven at Yeshua:~$ sudo su
> [sudo] password for steven:
> root at Yeshua:/home/steven# gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
> No protocol specified
> (gedit:10053): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0
> root at Yeshua:/home/steven#
> I am over my head again; can someone help me?  Thanks!
> Steven
Hi Steven,

try with gksudo instead of sudo.

btw. the wine page for Ubuntu is this one:
http://www.winehq.org/download/deb  (without "lenny"! in the name)

Kind regards

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