[Wine] WINE install of Dreamweaver MX fails
austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 16:53:37 CDT 2009
On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 3:32 PM, shobuz99<wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> austin987 wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 12:28 PM, shobuz99<wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>> > I'm sure everyone is tired of my problems, and would rather spend
>> > July 4th weekend doing something else. I don't blame you. So would I.
>> > It's also my younger son's birthday and he'll be 34 years old.
>> > So, I'll just offer an update to all and if anyone wants to; they can jump in and tell me I'm nuts, screwed, and annoying. I won't be offended.
>> > I have narrowed things down, somewhat. I run the rm -rvf ~/.wine
>> > from terminal, and then run winecfg. There is an error message that scrolls down the screen and then aborts..
>> > before it does, I try to read all of the content. I can't finish reading because the machine logs me off Ubuntu and goes to my logon screen for username and password.
>> That points to broken graphics drivers.
>> > When I come back, I am able to run winecfg, with no problem; BUT
>> > the drives are not listed in the drive tab and the error complains of mount manager failure, in Terminal output.
>> The ubuntu builds have that problem, not sure why. You can compile
>> yourself to fix the mount manager problem.
>> > I have done some research into this and found very little that is helpful or akin to my issue.
>> > I'm sure of one thing, Wine has difficulties doing any cfg after it is removed.
>> > Even if I go to Synaptic PKg mgr and completely remove it and any other wine related packages including wine-doors, and wine-gecko: and then go through the re-install of all of them.
>> > Still the same problems.
>> > I have done something or something has changed, during the course. I recall being able to see the drives listed on the drives tab...
>> > BTW.. Wine-gecko shows up in several of the error messages that scroll before I am logged off. I have no time to catch all that is listed.
>> > Which brings me to a question: Is there a switch I can add to the 'winecfg' command that outputs the error message to a text file or log, and saves it so I can view it when i re-logon?..
>> > i.e. winecfg -logfile log.txt or something?
>> winecfg &> log.txt
> Ok. Austin i have somewhere to start.
> First: what do you recommend as a fix for the graphics drivers?
Update to the latest. If you're using the open source, try the
proprietary. Or vice versa.
> Can I reinstall the drivers and recover? if so, your suggested steps 1-2-3..??
Likely. That depends on the video drivers...ask google.
> Second: I did have drives tab of winecfg working at some point. It clearly listed them and no mount error..
> I'm afraid i've no experience running a compile..
> I don't know the first step...
It's in the faq (http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ)
> What could have messed up Ubuntu in the first place?
It's a bug in the Ubuntu Wine packages.
> I don't remember, but I could have run sudo something that sholdn't have been...is that it?
Wouldn't cause this problem, but don't do that.
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