[Wine] Re: Installing VC++ 2008 runtimes from termial only

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Sep 17 23:12:49 CDT 2010

MDKAOD wrote:
> I have an odd situation, I'm working in a server environment without a GUI and I need to get the VC++2008 runtimes installed for wine, but through winetricks it tries to create an X window. Obviously, this is not possible.

Lots of things won't work in Wine if you do not have X server. Lots of things create windows (even hidden, but still windows). Say thanks to MS for wonderful design...

Only pure console apps, might work without X. Wine should be able to cope with absence of X (in most part).

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