[Wine] JUST A COUPLE OF NUBBY QUESTIONS BETWEEN ME AND FREEDOM
baloo at ursine.ca
Thu Jun 19 15:22:42 CDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 14:38 -0500, jpearls wrote:
> 1. What does ~ mean? cd ie. "~/.wine/drive_c/"
~ is your home directory, probably something like "/home/jpearls"
> 2. Steam runs. Hurray. But I can't chat with friends. I can see
> their messages, but not mine. I assume they never get them because
> they never say anything more.
I've noticed Steam chat is somewhat hit or miss even in Windows. I
can't quite put my finger on it, but it also happens to my Windows-using
friends. We just use XMPP instead for chat even when we're all logged
> 3. I launch TF2, I get the valve logo, source logo, then BAM back to
> desktop. No error boxes. And my screen resolution stays "minimized"
> to what tf2 was launched at.
It sounds like you may not have followed instructions, then. Take
another look and see if you can find what you're doing wrong.
> 4. I can't get utorrent to launch from links in firefox; everything
> else about both programs works perfectly. I've tried three scripts:
You might try starting off at the AppDB with this one, too.
Though I strongly suggest looking at native BitTorrent clients, as
there's a considerable number of quality BitTorrent clients already
available on Linux.
> 5. Is there a program or website that will verify you have the latest
> drivers? Is that something built into ubuntu?
Which drivers? For most drivers, they're already included with the
Linux kernel and they're kept up to date for you as long as you're
tracking a relatively recent stable kernel version.
baloo at ursine.ca
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