Easy way to install e-Sword through wine

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Thu Jun 11 19:19:39 UTC 2009

steven vollom wrote:
> (Trim)
>> Nope, you have to upgrade wine to at least 1.1.7. I have tested it
>> with wine 1.1.23. Go to this page and download wine 1.1.23 for your
>> distribution:
>> http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/archive/index.html
>> If you are running jaunty i386, then this is the correct package to
>> install:
>> http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/archive/ubuntu/jaunty/wine_1.1.23~winehq0~u
>> buntu~9.04-0ubuntu1_i386.deb
>> Wine 1.0.1 will fail to install e-Sword properly (install at a wrong
>> directory).
>> DK
> Hello David,
> I just reinstalled and am at the point where you said to double click on the 
> installer.  I did, and nothing happens.  But I did extract from ark and put 
> the installer on the desktop and make sure it is executable.  
> The most unusual thing happened when I installed.  When I opened the computer, 
> all my settings remained, even the work that had been done with Wine and e-
> Sword.  My email program was in tact with all saved emails where they were.  
> This has never happened before.  I have always had to install everything over 
> and configure everything.  I have experienced a miracle from GOD before, but I 
> am not sure whether this is from HIM, or has kubuntu advanced to this state.  
> Or is the fact that all of my partitions are separate from the boot partition 
> the reason everything is the way it was?  And even that has improved.  When I 
> partitioned originally, there was a tiny portion of drive that was not 
> accounted for.  I did nothing special for it, so the computer created a 
> partition of something under a KiB and showed it on the drive widget as a 
> fully filled KiB partition.  It no longer shows on the widget.  I am shocked 
> and pleased in equal proportion.
> Well, I still cannot click on the e-Sword icon and have it open.  Do you think 
> you might be able to help me figure it out?  I am so anxious to have it working 
> again.  I feel like a kid at Christmas time.
> Steven
1. go where you stored the extracted installer:
open konsole
cd Desktop/

2. execute the installer

3. from the menu choose to install e-sword

Then, please install e-sword, please

4. you are done, or

5.you will execute the installer, once again and additionally add more 
components from the menue.

6. you are done

kind regards

kind regards

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