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Date:      Mon, 15 Aug 2011 10:39:44 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Ashley Williams <ashley.wil@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Installing and using wine on amd64
Message-ID:  <20110815103944.2b2bddcf.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <CAHTXkPLMMoh+NdtGKsccrFWtAirK4ztRn-2pR=SZx+2iqTQDig@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <20110814222708.2a06dc05.freebsd@edvax.de> <20110815073706.GA17654@nyx.user-mode.org> <CAHTXkPLMMoh+NdtGKsccrFWtAirK4ztRn-2pR=SZx+2iqTQDig@mail.gmail.com>

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On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:04:53 +1000, Ashley Williams wrote:
> >> I've done some research and found lots of posts several years
> >> old that suggest that using wine on AMD64 is not possible or
> >> requires binary packages that don't exist, and even if one can
> >> install it, it doesn't run.
> >>
> >> Has this situation improved meanwhile? Does anyone have a
> >> recipe on how to get wine running?
> 
> You can get wine running on AMD64, see the following wiki link:
> 
> http://wiki.freebsd.org/Wine#head-6963d527c173e57b1567e881305b544d33435b6d

Thanks, I now got it working, the only remaining problems is
that the programs I intend to run (older than 5 years, maybe
even 10) have problems with "DirectX" stuff which I am supposed
to manually install...


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Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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