Wine installation

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at
Tue Jul 19 17:43:19 UTC 2005

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 14:11:38 +0100
John French <cjf at> wrote:

> Since I want to see if Wine will run some apps for which I don't have 
> Linux substitutes, I asked Synaptic Package Manager to install it for 
> me. This it did, and there is lots of interesting stuff in 
> /usr/share/doc which should help me to make use of it.
> But it hasn't popped up in any of the menus. Isn't this how it should 
> work ?  Or is there something I should have done and haven't ?  If
> not, how should I run Wine ?
> John French
Ah, a menu question, really, not a WINE question, right?

Install menu, then run the command, "update-menus."
Your menu should now show WINE or anything else you've installed, at
least for the GUI.

Cybe R. Wizard
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