[Wine] Target choice

Gleber p. gleber at mapnet.pl
Wed Oct 12 15:57:48 CDT 2005


Use "winecfg" to enforce wine to "emulate" specific version of Windows 
(for whole wine environment or for specific application).

Gleb Peregud

Philippe wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Wine is new for me.
> I am running a 2005-09-30 version on a Linux Mandrake 10.0
> (it was still not Mandriva) (linux-P3-SMB-64GB, LILO refers).
> Wine was  seamlessly installed from the RPMs.
> I am amazed of the power of the tool.
> If a developper reads me, congratulations !!!
> But (unfortunatelly yes, there is a "but")
> two problems arise:
> - one software package refuses to install himself claiming that it cannot 
> install on windows NT4; service pack 3 was needed...
> I am sure that this package could also be installed,
> (the box claims a W98 SE compatibility) but I tried without success
> to tell Wine to show istself as W98 SE.  
> Proposal:  either a menu to enforce a M$ OS of our choice,
> or an option on the command line to enforce this:
> example:
> "wine  myprogramme.exe"                 ; let the wine program acts as to-day.
> "wine  -v W98SE myprogramme.exe" ; enforce a windows 98 SE appearance
> Maybe a good idea ?
> NB: the programme is from TLC Multimedia, MINDSCAPE and Riverdeep :
> "Le club des Trouvetout - Les plantes carnivores" ref LCT754EF-CD1
> -  a second problem is a software of which the cdrom is not readable from 
> another source than a M$ OS.
> The directory simply shows empty.
> On a M$ box, however, everything worked fine.
> The bottle of ink for me; sorry chaps !
> NB: the programme is from Coktel:
> "Dis-moi ADI CM2 10-11 ans" version 7.0
> Hope this helps a little bit.
> If anyone has a tip for me, welcome !
> Be sure I continue posting my experience.
> Kind regards to all,
> Philippe

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