30736Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Whining About Wine
- Feb 13, 2013good morning
thank You for email.
In Linuxbooks is writen
wine always makes problems.
Is this true?
Am 09.02.2013 23:46, schrieb Chris Trask:
> I've been trying to install LinuxMint 14.1 and Wine on a Dell laptop.
> Took me a week of on and off effort to realize that the real instructions
> were in the fine print. Despite that, I did manage to get them both
> Now I'm having all sorts of trouble installing a Windows application.
> I've tried twice, using the applications setup.exe file. It goes through
> all of the proper setup stages, asking for this and that plus the serial
> number. When it's done, there isn't a single item loaded on the hard drive
> and the icon in the program list diappears when you click on it.
> Reading the instructions in the Wine user guide, page 8 has what seems
> to three or four different methods for installing Windows applications, and
> those instructions are just a bit cryptic. After two tries, I know that the
> first one of just using the setup.exe file does not work.
> So, how do you install a Windows application on a machine with LinuxMint
> and Wine installed when the application has a setup.exe file?
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