[Bug 21236] Can't install any windows xp application

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Sun Jan 3 14:33:14 CST 2010


--- Comment #5 from Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>  2010-01-03 14:33:14 ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Thanks a lot for your response. According to my package manager this is the
> "wine" homepage, so I decided to report the problem here. I am sorry if I made
> a mistake. I am not an experienced Linux user and I don't know how to make
> "wine" to work with 32bit libraries, but anyway I reported the problem to the
> Fedora people. I am sure that they will not "strike" me . Oh it's only a joke.
> But.....let me declare something as a Linux beginner. I believe that the
> sensitive point with the open source future is the dissemination of productive
> forces and resources in order to make and maintain a lot of different
> distributions with different demands. 
> Today there is no time for a lot of people to study and understand the
> functional details of any software project. So, we need the open source
> software to feel free , but freedom is also the systems compatibility and
> interoperability . 
> So, all you as experienced people in Linux , try to remember these last words
> please. Thanks again.

Fedora is providing 'wine64', which is 64-bit wine, and doesn't yet work very
well. You need to use 'wine32', and tell fedora to not install 'wine64' by
default, or give it a big warning that it won't work yet.

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