Wine configure and winetricks

Asked by Mehman Jamalov on 2011-04-23

Hi,I bought a netbook and installed Ubuntu 10.04 then downloaded wine and winetricks,and then downloaded all dll files and components of Windows but now I don t know how to configure wine for playing all games and run all exe files of Windows in Ubuntu,please help me

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Mehman Jamalov (mcamalov) said : #1

the window of wine is large than ubuntu's windows,how can solve this?and wine runs like has not got graphical driver in wine

Wine is an abstraction layer for the app you run to translate directx calls to native linux calls. What app are you trying to run exactly?

Can you also give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy wine


Mehman Jamalov (mcamalov) said : #3

mehman@mehman-laptop:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy wine
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS
Release: 10.04
Codename: lucid
Linux mehman-laptop 2.6.32-31-generic #61-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 8 18:24:35 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux
  Installed: 1.2.2-1ubuntu1~lucid1
  Candidate: 1.2.2-1ubuntu1~lucid1
  Version table:
 *** 1.2.2-1ubuntu1~lucid1 0
        500 lucid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.2.2-0ubuntu2~lucid1 0
        500 lucid-updates/universe Packages
     1.2-0ubuntu1~jauntyppa1 0
        500 jaunty/main Packages
     1.1.42-0ubuntu4 0
        500 lucid/universe Packages

Mehman Jamalov (mcamalov) said : #4

I want to run fruity loops 10 normally with directx. I installed fl studio and it delays music begins,i want wine run as xp's originally

I suggest you delete the jaunty ppa as it will confuse things and may cause issues. You can do this in software centre.

Will show you if your apps work. If you like frootyloops you may want to look at lmms. It's very similar, free and opensource.

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