[Wine]Where to install wine?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 15:15:59 CDT 2005

On 6/27/05, Hiji <hijinio at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Run the script as a regular user, and don't ever su
> into root.  At one point, the script will ask you for
> your root password simply to install the Wine API.  I
> haven't played with where to install it; it usually
> goes by default in to /usr/local/bin , and that works
> for me since that's a typical install location, and I
> can run Wine from anywhere simply by typing "wine".
> The install location isn't quite as important as the
> Windows world.
> As far as the source goes, you can extract that
> anywhere as well and run the wineinstall script.  In
> the end, its really up to you to choose where you
> think it would be most organized.  Personally, I
> usually extract it into /opt/ ; so, I have the
> /opt/wine-yyyymmdd folder with the source code.
> (Which isn't the same as the compiled binary.)  But,
> it would make more sense to keep the source under the
> standard /usr/src/ folder.  Or, even better yet,
> /usr/src/wine/wine-yyyymmdd so the /usr/src/wine/
> folder contains all the different monthly releases I
> would/ could install.
> Hope that helps,
> Hiji

Thanks, Hiji. I'll play with it a little later this week. I very much
appreciate your advise.

Dotanb Cohen
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