[Wine] Re: New to wine

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Sep 2 13:35:29 CDT 2008

Xa3phod wrote:
> Hi, new to Wine and I have a few questions.
> First off, can you get programs which use TWAIN to run in WINE


Xa3phod wrote:
>  and will it support those devices which use TWAIN such as a non linux suppported scanner? (Xerox Documate 510)

No. Wine uses SANE backend to talk to scanners. And presently Wine does not support any hardware drivers

Xa3phod wrote:
> Which is the best linux distro for running wine?

Any mainstream that have enough people (forums, blogs, irc, etc) to tell you want to do and how.

Xa3phod wrote:
> Do I need to put the windows programs inside the wine directory or can I keep them in my home folder?


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