[Wine] Re: How to install Wine-1.1.7 on Ubuntu 7.10

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Oct 28 06:39:56 CDT 2008

Justterrible wrote:
> Trying to find a 'How To Install Wine' on this site turned up almost nothing useable. The 'Readme' file in the package was not helpful (it told me to use the DOS 'Run' command to install wineinstall instead of the bash command.)
> So if you guys have any links that can point me to worked examples of basic Linux operation from the viewpoint of an experienced Windows user, then I'd be grateful.
> Otherwise, maybe someone should re-write the readme file or maybe add a link to it for first time installers.


> If Ubuntu is so hard to work with, then what distribution should I get to enable me to install off-line software?

I suspect Ubuntu does allow this, you just don't know how to do it. Try checking the Ubuntu wiki/forum for instructions. Whatever distro you use, you're going to have to learn how to use it.

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