[Wine] cannot install wine

Paul Johnson baloo at ursine.ca
Sun May 18 20:00:34 CDT 2008

On Sunday 18 May 2008 02:56:24 pm Austin English wrote:
> On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Trevorofmolino
> <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> > extracted wine-0.9.60 and ran ./tools/wineinstall , it configured and
> > compiled. then after putting in root password I getcould not find wine on
> > your system.run wineinstall as root to install before rerunning
> > wineinstall  as a user. So I enter root and root password and then i
> > retry ./tools/wineinstall and get WINE Installer v0.75
> >
> > You are running wineinstall as root, this is not advisable. Please rerun
> > as a user. Aborting.
> > wine is in directory /home/trevor/.wine/wine-0.9.60. How can I finish
> > this or will I have to uninstall and try installing manually?
> $ sudo make install

Fail.  Read the program output quoted:  Running that as root is a Bad Thing.  
Don't do it.

Paul Johnson
baloo at ursine.ca

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