[Wine] Wine help for newbie

Frédéric Delanoy frederic.delanoy at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 18:07:01 CDT 2012

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 21:38, Lynn <lynn.turriff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all -
> I have a few questions - OK, a million questions, but just
> a couple today.  I hope this is the right list ...
> I migrated (finally!) from Win7 to OpenSuse 12.1 64bit,
> KDE4 a couple of weeks ago on a Dell Inspiron laptop dual
> core Intel cpu/2Gz, 4meg RAM. So in most things I am
> groping around in the dark.
> This distro included Wine 1.3.30.

has wine-32bit-1.4-3.1.x86_64.rpm which is likely what you want (i.e.
if you only run 32 bit Win apps)

You should add the repository: see
http://en.opensuse.org/Wine#Repositories and your distrib's doc for
how to do that

> I'd  be  willing  to upgrade to 1.4, if I could figure out
> how  to  do it, and if I thought I could get help tweaking
> it if the result is worse than what I have in this current
> version.  Going to the dl page at Wine offers v1.4 only for
> OpenSuse packages to 11.4
> So  that's  the  first  question  -  how  to  upgrade?

See above

> The second is, I need to install a spam filter plugin to
> TB!, and I don't even know where to start.

Let's start by installing 1.4. One problem at a time...


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