[Wine] Three simple problems with wine under SuSe 9.3

phil lemelin phil.lemelin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 06:59:53 CDT 2005

For the point #1
Did you tried without the "" and the path would more look like


On 10/4/05, G4BBH at winlink.org <G4BBH at winlink.org> wrote:
> I have three problems with wine. Wine set up a pseudo windows directory
> system under my home directory/wine. My application resides in the created
> 'Program Files' directory and a necessary file placed in the windows/system
> directory.
> 1. If I click on the exe and run with wine it works without error. However
> I seem unable to set up a path to the exe as in 'wine "drive_c/Program
> Files/Airmail/Airmail3.exe"' as the executive can never be found. I tried
> all sorts of path combinations and failed.

2. My application starts with all the wrong fonts. I copied over a basic set
> of Windows fonts to my pseudo windows/fonts directory and it is much better
> now. Are there limitations to using those fonts?
> 3. And the most seriously prom: my application required to talk to radio
> equipment and a special modem via com ports.Even if I select com1 it comes
> back and says it is already in use (it isn't). If I run wine as super user
> then com1 works but I lose some default paths and end up losing my fonts and
> the application can't find a file in windows/system. The dos devices
> directory shows com1 as a link to ttyS1. I suspect I need to change
> permissions. All my other com ports are actually on a USB hub. How can I set
> up at at least 3 com ports (radio, gps and modem each require a com port
> with standard handshaking). Do I set up (say) com5 as a link to the first
> USB port device?
> I never had any problems with VMWare but that defeats the object of trying
> to ditch Bill Gates products........
> Richard
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Philippe-Alexandre Lemelin
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