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Tue Dec 26 21:10:53 CST 2006

ChangeSet ID:	30820
CVSROOT:	/opt/cvs-commit
Module name:	appdb
Changes by:	wineowner at	2006/12/26 21:10:53

Modified files:
	help           : 

Log message:
	Alexander Nicolaysen Sørnes <alex at>
	- Fix the ancient use of --debugmsg
	- Add an explanation for how to run a program with Wine
	- Refer users with sound problems to winecfg


Old revision  New revision  Changes     Path
 1.10          1.11          +3 -2       appdb/help/

Index: appdb/help/
diff -u -p appdb/help/ appdb/help/
--- appdb/help/	27 Dec 2006  3:10:53 -0000
+++ appdb/help/	27 Dec 2006  3:10:53 -0000
@@ -17,14 +17,14 @@ for a certain program doesn't exist.
-<li> Run your program</li><p>
+<li> Run your program (something like &#8216;wine yourprogram.exe&#8217;, or tell your file manager to open .exe files with 'wine').</li><p>
 <li> If it gives an error about missing files, or does not start at all, try running it from the directory where it was installed.</li><p>
 <li> Many newer games contain copy protection, which is often not supported in Wine.  Cracks are available from sites such as <a href="" target="_blank">MegaGames</a>.</li><p>
 <li> In case of failure, try different builtin, native DLL settings:
-Run Wine with --debugmsg +loaddll to find out which
+Run Wine with &#8216;WINEDEBUG=+loaddll wine yourprogram.exe&#8217; to find out which
 DLLs are loaded as native or builtin.
 Then make sure appropriate native versions are in the
 c:\windows\system32 directory as configured in Winecfg&#8217;s DLL overrides tab. There are four options you can choose from when setting
@@ -37,6 +37,7 @@ dll overrides.</li><p>
+<li> For sound problems, run &#8216;winecfg&#8217; and look at the audio tab.</li><p>
 <li> In case of persisting failure, you may want to read over the
 <a href="">Wine Documentation</a>

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