reuben at ugcs.caltech.edu
Mon May 9 13:38:14 CDT 2005
There are a few different possibilities. Do you have a Windows partition
that you're trying to use? This is possible, but the general
recommendation is to install applications separately under wine. If you
have a windows executable, say "setup.exe," you could:
* open up a terminal window, cd to the right directory, and type
* open a file browser like Konqueror, click on setup.exe, and in the "Open
with..." dialog type "wine."
As you install programs under Wine, you should automatically get a "Wine"
entry in your applications menu. This works like the MS Windows Start
menu, if you're used to that. Take a look in your application menu and
see if there's a Wine entry there.
If you want to use an existing Windows partition, you have to do some more
work. There are instructions at
On Mon, 9 May 2005, Wolfgang Feuerlein wrote:
> is there anyone who can tell me how to use "wine"? I successfully
> installed the program under my Linux 9.3 (with the help of YasT), but
> now I cannot find any icon and I don't know, how to start any windows
> application. Or did I anything wrong during the installation (I am
> completely new in working with Linux!!!!!)????
> Thanks for your help,
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