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30729Re: Whining About Wine

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  • Paul
    Feb 9, 2013
      --- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, Scott wrote:
      >
      > I don't use wine very much, and have found it to work about half the time
      > on the specific applications that I've tried.
      >
      > I just run wine file. It will then almost always give
      > some errors, but if I'm lucky, I'll see that I now have a
      > $HOME/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/whatever
      >
      > It may be this particular program doesn't work with wine. Somewhere on
      > their site, they have a list of many Windows programs with descriptions of
      > how well they work or don't work.
      >
      >
      > --
      > Scott Robbins


      I had to run a file viewer in Wine once and I found an application called winetricks was helpful in getting it to work for me.

      http://wiki.winehq.org/winetricks

      It didn't make me feel any less dirty though.
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