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    malcolmlewis NNTP User

    Re: How to get Wine? Or How to play source games?

    On Sat, 10 Sep 2011 10:56:02 GMT
    PauliusC <PauliusC@no-mx.forums.novell.com> wrote:

    >
    > Hello,
    >
    > Sorry for bringing this thread alive again, but I don't actually
    > understand how to install Wine (I don't know which files to download
    > from 'Index of /repositories/Emulators:/Wine/SLE-11'
    > (http://download.opensuse.org/reposit...:/Wine/SLE-11/) ).
    > Could anyone explain the installation process step-by-step, because
    > I'm still really bad at installing applications in Linux.
    >
    >

    Hi
    Just press the 1-Click to add and install wine? Else to add manually;
    Code:
    su -
    zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine/SLE-11/ OBS-Wine
    zypper ref
    zypper in wine
    exit
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  2. #2
    PauliusC NNTP User

    Re: How to get Wine? Or How to play source games?


    malcolmlewis;2136155 Wrote:
    >
    > Hi
    > Just press the 1-Click to add and install wine? Else to add manually;
    > >

    Code:
    --------------------
    > >

    > su -
    > zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/reposit...:/Wine/SLE-11/ OBS-Wine
    > zypper ref
    > zypper in wine
    > exit
    >

    --------------------
    > >

    >
    > --
    > Cheers Malcolm °¿° (Linux Counter #276890)
    > openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64) Kernel 2.6.37.6-0.7-desktop
    > up 4 days 12:31, 3 users, load average: 0.08, 0.08, 0.09
    > GPU GeForce 8600 GTS Silent - Driver Version: 280.13


    I always look for 1-click installs, as manual installations are still
    really hard for me, but in that URL there are a few directories (i586,
    noarch, repodata, src). The problem is, I don't know which file do I
    need to download and from which directory.


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  3. #3
    mikewillis NNTP User

    Re: How to get Wine? Or How to play source games?


    PauliusC;2136158 Wrote:
    > I always look for 1-click installs, as manual installations are still
    > really hard for me, but in that URL there are a few directories (i586,
    > noarch, repodata, src). The problem is, I don't know which file do I
    > need to download and from which directory.


    Don't worry about what to download, downloading individual packages is
    not the way to go unless you really know what you are doing. Just run
    the commands malcolm provided. You don't even have to type them, copy
    paste! The Wine repository will be added to your system and Wine will be
    installed. It will subsequently be kept up to date as part of the normal
    software update process.

    Alternatively go in to YaST, go in to Software > Software Repositories
    and add the a new repository. Then go in to Software > Software
    Management search for and install Wine.


    For reference:
    i586 contains packages that contains compiled for 32bit systems.
    noarch contains packages that don't contain binaries and hence can be
    used on 32bit or 64bit or PPC or whatever.
    src contains packages that contain the source use to build the packages
    in i586 and noarch.
    repodata contains information which programmes such as YaST and zypper
    utilise to know what packages are available in that repository.


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  4. #4
    PauliusC NNTP User

    Re: How to get Wine? Or How to play source games?


    mikewillis;2136161 Wrote:
    > Don't worry about what to download, downloading individual packages is
    > not the way to go unless you really know what you are doing. Just run
    > the commands malcolm provided. You don't even have to type them, copy
    > paste! The Wine repository will be added to your system and Wine will be
    > installed. It will subsequently be kept up to date as part of the normal
    > software update process.
    >
    > Alternatively go in to YaST, go in to Software > Software Repositories
    > and add the a new repository. Then go in to Software > Software
    > Management search for and install Wine.
    >
    >
    > For reference:
    > i586 contains packages that contains compiled for 32bit systems.
    > noarch contains packages that don't contain binaries and hence can be
    > used on 32bit or 64bit or PPC or whatever.
    > src contains packages that contain the source use to build the packages
    > in i586 and noarch.
    > repodata contains information which programmes such as YaST and zypper
    > utilise to know what packages are available in that repository.


    Well yeah, I ran those commands and everything worked, but the thing
    is, I want to understand how to install basic applications myself.
    Asking for help all the time would be troublesome both for you and for
    me.

    Thanks a lot, now I'll just have to learn how to use that Wine.


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