Easy way to install e-Sword through wine

David McGlone david at dmcentral.net
Thu Jun 11 23:10:00 UTC 2009

On Thursday 11 June 2009 11:07:58 am 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, the reason your /home was not touched is because you did not format it 
when you re-installed. That is the benefit of having your /home on a separate 
partition from / 

David M.

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