[Wine] Hi, complete ubuntu 8.10 novice needs help with wine
austinenglish at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 19:38:02 CDT 2009
On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 7:28 PM, Leanbod <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> hi i've been trying to get an old game (Dune 2) which i used to play through DOS to work on Linux systems, i've not used this before and am in need of an 'idiot's guide to Linux'
> i've gotten as far as having unpacked the file and installed it on terminal, it now to the point of running the Setup.exe
> however when i try to run the setup, i get the following command line error;
> End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
> a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
> latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
> the last disk(s) of this archive.
> zipinfo: cannot find zipfile directory in one of /home/ross/Documents/Dune/DUNE2/SETUP.EXE or
> /home/ross/Documents/Dune/DUNE2/SETUP.EXE.zip, and cannot find /home/ross/Documents/Dune/DUNE2/SETUP.EXE.ZIP, period.
> Anyone able to help with this?
You need to run it with:
$ wine SETUP.EXE
Wine's DOS support isn't perfect though, so if it doesn't work well, try DosBOX.
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