[Wine] Re: problem with wine

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon Jun 9 20:20:20 CDT 2008

motorwest66 wrote:
> previously, i installed wine for the first time and it appeared to be functioning well.  it created its own menus under applications and when i right-clicked on executables, there would be an option to open with wine.  now, i've formatted and installed a fresh version of ubuntu 7.10 and wine isn't acting the way that it was.  under applications it shows up under a menu entitled 'others' and when i right click on an executable, nothing is shown for wine.  also, when i right-clicked and made it 'open with' wine, nothing happened.  no error or anything.  i've un-installed it and re-installed it to no avail.  have i mentioned that i'm new to ubuntu and linux in general?  well, hopefully that makes sense.  
> thanks in advance!
> -bob

Those menu entries are features form your distro not Wine itself. For information about how to run windows programs with Wine see FAQ: http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ

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