Need help!!! Newbie to Wine.

Anthony Brice brice.90 at
Mon Aug 6 13:30:04 CDT 2001

Fine and understandable. So all I should have to do now is get my Lotus client
cd and install the product onto my laptop? If that is the case I will do that.
Is there a way to put wine on to execute a program in the Xterm environment?

Anthony Brice

Brandon Kilgore wrote:

> Wine is not designed to give you a windows environment (i.e. Windows
> explorer shell), but rather allow you to run windows programs in the X
> Windows environment.  To run a windows program, simply make sure the files
> are in disk directory that you set up during the wine install, and type
> wine program.exe (replacing program.exe with the exucatable you are trying
> to run).
>   - Brandon
> At 02:33 PM 8/6/01 +0000, Anthony Brice wrote:
> >I have installed Red hat 7.1 on my Ultra Hinote laptop. I was quite
> >proud to get my sound working and ethernet/modem card working and X
> >window. I was surfing on the web and notice a development product called
> >WINE touting the capability to 16/32 API apps in the wine environment
> >with it sitting on the Linux kernel. I got the latest rpm from the WINE
> >website in rpm format and ran the command rpm -i wine-XXXXX.rpm(simple
> >so far). The install seems to go okay (no errors). I tried some
> >commands, wine --help and it came up with the help messages. I tried
> >wine -v and it told me the release of wine(20010731). What do I do now?
> >Does not the environment come up has Windows environment. There is not
> >setup.exe or installshield or install.exe to do this, I even looked for
> >winesetup.exe with no luck.
> >
> >If anybody is out there with the patients to speak to a newbie it would
> >be greatly appreciated.
> >
> >How my the way I was thinking of installing wine so I could run my Lotus
> >Notes client on it.
> >
> >
> >
> >Anthony Brice
> >
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