[CentOS] Wine

madunix madunix at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 20:48:40 UTC 2009


Thanks

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 8:01 PM, Rob Kampen <rkampen at kampensonline.com>wrote:

> madunix wrote:
>
>> Am running Centos5.2 64Bit, want to run windows application on it
>> [x at linux10 ~]$ uname -a
>> Linux 2.6.18-92.1.13.el5 #1 SMP Wed Sep 24 19:32:05 EDT 2008 x86_64 x86_64
>> x86_64 GNU/Linux
>> [x at linux10 ~]$ cat /etc/redhat-release
>> CentOS release 5.2 (Final)
>>
>> Which Wine version should i install?
>> Should i go for rpm or tarball package?
>> Which packages should be installed beside Wine?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
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> Hi THE MASTER (of what?)
> Does the windoze application you want to run actually run on Wine??
> Check first, as there are many windoze apps that use undocumented short
> cuts to achieve their aims but thus cause problems for wine.
> If you are running CentOS it would first of all pay to get current - the
> version you quote is not!
> One of the big reasons for CentOS is that users want stability - thus use
> RPMs, any time you roll your own with tarballs you risk breaking some
> dependancy - and as always, you get to keep the pieces.
> I think CentOS and rpmforge do not have wine, epel does, however I find
> that the packages on this site are not always as robust as I like. YMMV.
> Do read the CentOS wiki and the many excellent howtos before proceeding.
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