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Re: [ntb-linux] Focus problem

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  • sisterscape
    Happy to hear you got it working. I have yet to face that challenge on Wheezy. Will probably be fall before I get around to transitioning.
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 9, 2013
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      Happy to hear you got it working. I have yet to face that challenge on Wheezy. Will probably be fall before I get around to transitioning.

      --- On Thu, 6/6/13, Lee Underwood <leeu@...> wrote:

      > From: Lee Underwood <leeu@...>
      > Subject: Re: [ntb-linux] Focus problem
      > To: ntb-linux@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 6:40 PM
      > Okay, I found a actual ".deb" pkg
      > (from Ubuntu even) which, after installing the "new and
      > [alleged] improved version" of Wine, I installed it with no
      > problems (so far). AND I have fixed the focus problem! Here
      > is the link for those who want to obtain a version of Wine
      > 1.0.1:
      >
      > http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/wine1.0%c2%a0  
      > way down at the bottom.
      >
      > (And no, the "force version" wouldn't give me the 1.01
      > version.)
      >
      > Yes, I know that some people think it's better to have the
      > most current version of software, but that's not always the
      > best option (e.g., the newest version of Windows before all
      > the security updates). But one of the reasons I switched to
      > Linux is because I don't want a company continually telling
      > me I have to upgrade in order to help their bottom line. The
      > few software pkgs I do run under Wine run just fine under
      > this version so the reason I should upgrade is what? (I know
      > you, sisterscape, completely understand this one).
      > Everything (as I said, so far) works just fine, I'm happy,
      > so what's the big deal?
      >
      > Thanks for the help.
      >
      > Lee Underwood
      >
      > http://leeunderwood.org/
      > http://www.linkedin.com/in/LeeUnderwood2
      > http://twitter.com/Lee_Underwood
      >
      >
      >
      > > Is there a 'force version' option available in
      > synaptic?  If not here are some options for older
      > versions.
      > >
      > > Wine archives:
      > > http://sourceforge.net/projects/wine/files/Source/
      > > http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/wine/source/
      > >
      > > Squeeze packages:
      > > http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/otherosfs/
      > >
      > > How to build a .deb (may not work on 'buntu):
      > > http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=38976
      > >
      > > There are plenty of options to play with there. 
      > Have fun!!
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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