[Wine]How do I launch a dos/windows program through wine
hijinio at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 17 12:32:06 CST 2005
I think that's overcomplicating things a bit
(especially for someone new to Wine & possibly Linux.)
The easiest/ simplest thing to do is (from command
line and where c: is the fake windows drive):
> wine "c:\fileToLaunch.exe"
On the Linux desktop, using that line above in
creating a Launcher will suffice. No scripting
--- Andy Allen <andy.allen at virgin.net> wrote:
> Hi Alan,
> I think you need to call the .exe file from a shell
> script which goes in
> your bin directory - the script should be of the
> . findwine
> &>/dev/null &
> You can then run the script from the command line
> (or Nautilus) - hope
> that helps.
> On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 13:45, Alan TJ Dripps wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I have installed wine on my linux distribution,
> and have looked through
> > all the documentation supplied and online and
> still haven't been able to
> > run a dos/windows application through wine. I am
> trying to launch a
> > dos/windows '.exe' file in linux through wine.
> > Alan Dripps.
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