install programs into wine

Grizzly Real_Grizz_Adams at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Feb 3 15:40:47 UTC 2017


03 February 2017  at 9:26, Bill wrote:
Re: install programs into wine (at least in part)

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>On 02/03/2017 02:49 AM, Grizzly wrote:
>>>>>>> 5. according to the web-page
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>        a.  I open the terminal.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>        b. cd to the folder where the install program is
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>        c. run the install program.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>        d the message I get is "command not found"
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 6 what am I doing wrong?  The terminal output is as follows:
>> Have you tried (find the exe then) "Right-Clink" on the Windoz exe you want to
>> run and choose "Run With Wine"?
>>
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>WS=> Yes, I tried that.  Much of the problem is a faulty installation.  
>A Critical folder was not created and in that folder should be some 
>programs which are also missing.
>
>I'm going to try to dual boot to Windows (I really hate that) and try to 
>install it there.  If I am successful,  I'll try booting to Linux, 
>mounting the windows partition and try to run the program under wine.  
>Is it possible to run stuff that way?

I've not tried, I have run an install from a Windoz parition that worked, but I 
failed trying to mount my email folder that was on Windoz for my Wine installed 
mail client, maybe just me going about that wrong, I think that wne will expect 
"all" the files to be somewhere in the Wine profile (e.g. on your ubuntu part)



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