[Wine] Installing Word Viewer 2003
ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Jan 13 16:11:53 CST 2007
On 12 Jan 2007 at 20:44, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 12/01/07, Declan Moriarty <junk_mail at iol.ie> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-01-12 at 10:23 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > > I've downloader Word Viewer 2003 from the MS website. When I run it,
> > > it pops up a dialog box stating that I need a newer Windows version. I
> > > googled "newer windows version wine" and I've found this:
> > > http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=1122&action=view
> > >
> > > But I have not idea what to do with it. What must I do to get
> > > wdviewer.exe installed? I'm using wine-0.9.28 on Kubuntu. Thanks.
> > It's a patch to the code.
> > Man patch is your friend.
> > Save the chunk from the 'diff' down until the final bracket under a name
> > like wine-newer-version.patch and copy it to the same directory as your
> > wine source top dir.
> > cd into the source top dir (so 'ls ..' shows you
> > wine-newer-version.patch) and ls dlls/advapi32/security.c shows you the
> > file.
> > enter the following line
> > patch -p0 < ../wine-newer-version.patch
> > make clean, and compile and install. You will have added whatever
> > functionality that patch provides.
> Thanks. I think that I'll forego the patch, however, and wait for it
> to get into a stable release.
> Dotan Cohen
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Kubuntu includes OpenOffice.org which will allow you to open and edit just
about any Word document. So forget about trying to run Word Viewer with
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