[Wine] WHY can't I make it work?
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Sat Feb 14 20:29:51 CST 2009
Svento <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote on February 14th:
>Sent: Feb 14, 2009 6:17 PM
>To: wine-users at winehq.org
>Subject: [Wine] WHY can't I make it work?
>I've installed, removed and re-installed Wine a number of times now, for I badly need ie to for some services being closed to Firefox 3.0. Once I managed to make an install that worked all the way, but it happened to be a "Wine 98" which isn't supported by the pages I need to view. I also tried to install from Synaptic and from some blogs as well as from some Ubuntu Wiki.
>I do manage to install Wine properly and I can download and install IE7, but the browser can't be opened. The first times the install went all the way, only I couldn't start the browser, but now the install gets stuck until I quit it by shutting down the system.
>Any theories? I'd be very thankful for some simple - very simple - instructions to fixing this problem. I don't know anything about, computers, programming or advanced Linux science, I just want access to some important pages that don't support Firefox.
Is there a particular reason you need IE7? If not Firefox on Linux is your best alternative. Firefox can be installed in Wine if you follow the directions in the Applications Database.
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