Users Guide - added basic usage section

Andreas Mohr andi at
Mon Feb 24 07:17:41 CST 2003

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 12:58:27PM +0000, Mike Hearn wrote:
> While scouting around for an appropriate place to put the hint about the
> existance of "wine control", I realised there wasn't a section that
> dealt with the really basic things. I answer questions on
> and on IRC, and some of these things seem obvious to
> us but to Wine newbies aren't. 
> Because of that, I added a small "Basic Usage" section in the "Running
> Wine" part of the users guide. It talks about installing and uninstall
> apps, and how to access the control panel.
> To be honest I'm not really happy with parts of the wine users guide, it
> really does need an overhaul before 0.9 is out. For instance, the first
> section presents Wine as simply a convenience to avoid the need for
> rebooting, rather than focussing on the IMO more important fact that
> it's an actual replacement for Windows, and can integrate apps nicely.
Again, I'm currently working on a MAJOR update of the Guides.
I'll incorporate these parts into my version.
And BTW: why is it that once you decide to do some major work,
EVERYBODY suddenly happens to come out of the eternally dark and dangerous
and forgotten woods?? ;-)

Andreas Mohr

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