[Wine]How do I launch a dos/windows program through wine
andy.allen at virgin.net
Mon Mar 21 11:16:11 CST 2005
Hi Hiji - thanks - I stand corrected!
Actually, I had copied the script from that provided for IE6 when
installed by Winetools, so I'm grateful for your advice. Incidentally,
what does the character string after program_name.exe ($@ &>/dev/null &)
On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 18:32, Hiji wrote:
> Hi Andy,
> 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
> > form:
> > #!/bin/bash
> > . findwine
> > $WINE
> > $@
> > &>/dev/null &
> > You can then run the script from the command line
> > (or Nautilus) - hope
> > that helps.
> > Andy
> > 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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