[Wine] Re: Hi, complete ubuntu 8.10 novice needs help with wine
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Apr 11 19:48:11 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;
> > [/home/ross/Documents/Dune/DUNE2/SETUP.EXE]
> > Â End-of-central-directory signature not found. Â Either this file is not
> > Â a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. Â In the
> > Â latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
> > Â the last disk(s) of this archive.
> > zipinfo: Â cannot find zipfile directory in one of /home/ross/Documents/Dune/DUNE2/SETUP.EXE or
> > Â Â Â Â Â /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.
Hi thanks for that but when i put that in this is the response i got;
err:int:TIMER_TimerProc DOS timer has been stuck for 60 seconds...
seems to just sit there and say that until i close the terminal
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