[Wine]To su or not to su

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Tue Apr 5 12:54:25 CDT 2005

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 12:33:10PM -0500, James Hawkins wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2005 9:05 AM, Robert Yu <bobbyyu3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the answer, James.
> No problem, but make sure to cc wine-users so that everyone can learn
> from each other.
> > 1. What if I want the program to be available for all users? Can I su
> > as root then? Or do I need to have the program installed for ever user
> > in the list?
> I've never had to use this scenario since I'm a single user, but I
> would have to guess that each user would have to have the program
> installed in their local wine drive_c.
> > 2. If the C:\ directory is indeed in /home/username/.wine/drive_c, can
> > I look anywhere in /home/username while I'm in a Windows program or
> > should I put the file in /home/username/.wine/drive_c if I can to
> > view/use it?
> In .wine/dosdevices there are symbolic links that point to virtual
> "devices" for wine.  Z:\ usually  maps to the root director /, so if
> you want to access anything outside of C:\ you can use Z:\.  Generally
> you should use .wine/drive_c with windows programs though so you don't
> have to look through the unix file system for a file.

h:\ maps to your home drive. Or, mine does. I used winetools-2.1.0-jo
to set up wine. See what else is in ~/.wine/dosdevices.


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