[Wine] Davka Writer

David Baron d_baron at 012.net.il
Wed Dec 24 10:26:45 CST 2008

On Wednesday 24 December 2008 18:14:59 wine-users-request at winehq.org wrote:
> Ditzian wrote:
> > I am a new Linux and Wine user.  I have successfully installed Wine in
> > PCLinuxOS, and it is able to run an old Legacy program from Parsons
> > Technology called Address Book.  
> >
> > I then used Wine to install an old version of Davka Writer, a Hebrew word
> > processing program.  The program appeared to install correctly, as far as
> > I could tell.  The installation required a serial number, which I have.
> >  However, when I try to use it, the Davka splash screen appears, then the
> > program shuts down.  I have no idea how to debug this situation, so if
> > someone can take me by the hand to try to get it working, I would
> > appreciate it.
> What version of Wine? Run it from a terminal and post whatever messages
> appear.  
> http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-f3515230c198befe0279d32c448d9c8da63be66f

I do not know about davka, but the "other" Hebrew WP, Dagesh, behaves 
similarly. Likely due to their keyboard handling.

Dagesh runs perfectly using crossover wine so you might try davka with that 
(they gave free copies of crossover a few weeks ago!)

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