**Resolved** Re: Wine Install **Thanks to all**

steven vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jun 9 19:13:45 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 09 June 2009 03:58:02 pm Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> steven vollom wrote:
> > On Tuesday 09 June 2009 10:08:41 am Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> >> Kind of hate to muddy already dark waters but the simplest way to
> >> install Wine is through the usual repos. I then added the Wine HQ repo [
> >> http://www.winehq.org/download/deb ] and it automatically keeps Wine
> >> updated to the latest and greatest as each is released. Alternatively
> >> just put the Wine repo in your sources and install just like any other
> >> piece of software.
> >>
> >> The Wine repo is super easy to put into your sources list as the page [
> >> http://www.winehq.org/download/deb ] has step by step instructions and
> >> screen shots to make it simple and clear.  Some of the best instructions
> >> I've seen anywhere in the Linux world.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Treat all stressful situations like a dog does.
> >> If you can't eat it or play with it,
> >> just pee on it and walk away
> >
> > Dear Billy,
> >
> > I have gotten kind of goosey when it comes to using the konsole and
> > outside sources.  Hopefully I do it mostly right now, but each time I see
> > evidence of having to use the command line, I get nervous a bit.
> >
> > The Ubuntu site for installation of Wine is really great.  I just
> > panicked a bit when I came to an entry that was labeled Code: rather that
> > the address to get something.  Without considering the matter any closer,
> > I was mentally in the state to nervously use the konsole again.
> >
> > I took a break and went outside, chatted with a neighbor for a bit, and
> > returned to the computer.  When I recognized the ridiculous way I had
> > been thinking, I went to the site using the browser, and fixed the
> > problem immediately.  It was my foolishness again.  The guy or gal who
> > did the work did a great job making it easy.  Thanks for the help.
> >
> > Steven
> Sometimes when something is kicking your butt it is best to just walk
> away for a few minutes. Go watch a movie on TV or something else for a
> while.
> Many years ago when I was in school I completely rebuilt the distributor
> on my car. Afterwards the darn thing ran great up to about 35 and then
> just fell on it's face. I tore my hair out for two days trying to figure
> out what was wrong. One morning I jumped straight up out of bed at about
> 5AM, jerked on some clothes and ran out to the car. Took off the
> distributer and flipped over the mechanical advance weights and put
> everything back. I had installed them backwards by accident when I
> overhauled it. For two day I had thought of virtually nothing else but
> that darned distributor. Once I forgot all about it the answer hit me
> like a flash of lightening.
> When your up against the wall you can't see anything except the brick
> right in front of your nose. Step back and you can see the wall better.
> A new perspective is a good thing sometimes.
> --
> Treat all stressful situations like a dog does.
> If you can't eat it or play with it,
> just pee on it and walk away
Thanks Billie! Hah!

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