A wine success story

Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 16:31:32 CDT 2006

I wonder if we can get the shockwave player working with the linux
version of linux via some kind of wine layer instead of installing
firefox for windows.

On 10/5/06, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> I admit, I cruise new blog posts just to see what people are writing about Wine.
> Today I saw one  ( http://www.ubuntux.org/shockwave-player-ubuntu-linux )
> that says
> "I have discovered a way to get Shockwave working under Linux.
> I am using Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake), Wine 0.99.22, Firefox,
> and Shockwave
>    1. Install Wine.  ...  Wine will automatically associate .exe files
> with itself.
> More information on Wine is available at http://www.winehq.com .
>    2. Download the Windows version of Firefox and install.  Wine will
> ensure the installer functions correctly.
>    3. Install the Windows version of Shockwave for Mozilla.  I
> downloaded and installed it manually (slim install).
> After these steps, I had a working Shockwave player from within Firefox. "
> Now that's the kind of user story I like to see!
> - Dan

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