[Wine] How to install 64bit softwares in Wine

Kari Laine klaine8 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 04:21:11 CDT 2011


On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 9:04 AM, Imran23 <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hi, I am using Wine1.3.28 in linux 11.04 (64bit OS)
> I installed Wine along with all the 32bit libraries and I read that using 64bit windows apps are still experimental in Wine.
> I found this page which might help http://wiki.winehq.org/Wine64
> But, since I am new to linux and all, I am sort of confused about what I'm actually supposed to do..
> First of all how do I know if I am using an up-to-date GCC?
gcc -v
On my machine it gives
kari at linux-hzqj:~> gcc -v
Using built-in specs.
Target: x86_64-suse-linux
Configured with: ../configure --prefix=/usr --infodir=/usr/share/info
--mandir=/usr/share/man --libdir=/usr/lib64 --libexecdir=/usr/lib64
--enable-checking=release --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.5
--enable-ssp --disable-libssp --disable-plugin
--with-bugurl=http://bugs.opensuse.org/ --with-pkgversion='SUSE Linux'
--disable-libgcj --disable-libmudflap --with-slibdir=/lib64
--with-system-zlib --enable-__cxa_atexit
--enable-libstdcxx-allocator=new --disable-libstdcxx-pch
--enable-version-specific-runtime-libs --program-suffix=-4.5
--enable-linux-futex --without-system-libunwind --enable-gold
--with-plugin-ld=/usr/bin/gold --with-arch-32=i586 --with-tune=generic
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.5.1 20101208 [gcc-4_5-branch revision 167585] (SUSE Linux)
kari at linux-hzqj:~>

So I am running

Also, how do I run a shell script?
If you have a script named runme.sh in your current directory you just give

Notice that shell scripts does not need to have sh ending in name.
They can be named whatever.

> Secondly, it asks me to configure wine for 64-bit compilation and I'm pretty sure you can't do that in terminal :P... So, I'm kind of lost now..

Try it out and get back with specific questions.

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