[Wine] Strange problem trying to install in Win app under Wine
jeff.needle at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 13:30:12 CDT 2011
On Sat, 2011-06-18 at 10:30 -0500, DanKegel wrote:
> If you're going to copy the files from the first cd to
> your hard drive, you probably need to copy them all
> to your hard drive.
> But why did you copy them at all? What happens when you
> run the installer straight off the cd?
I assumed I had to change the permissions to allow the file to execute.
I could only do this by copying the files to the hard disk.
> I just now installed some software from cd-rom on ubuntu 11.04.
> I saw that Ubuntu had mounted the cdrom under the name CDROM
> (the disc was imaginatively mastered :-), and
> I'm used to using the commandline, so I did
> cd /media/CDROM
> wine setup.exe
> For a multidisc app, you may need to instead do
> cd /media
> wine CDROM/setup.exe (substitute the right disc name for CDROM)
> otherwise the disc might have trouble ejecting because the mount
> directory is in use.
Tried it, but no luck. Still not reading the CD in the drive.
> Also, what's that app's home page?
But the app itself is quite old.
> What does 'wine --version' say?
Thanks for the help. I do wish I could get this resolved. Maybe it
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