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Date:      Thu, 26 Mar 2009 15:49:31 +0000
From:      Chris Rees <utisoft@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions <questions@freebsd.org>, bds@waywood.co.uk
Subject:   Re: Wine without X
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2009/3/26 Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>:
>
> Bill Moran writes:
>
>> =A0> I want to install wine, but without X on the system.
>>
>> =A0Why would you expect this to be possible? =A0The GUI is an integral
>> =A0part of MS Windows ... I can't imagine how wine would work at all
>> =A0without X installed -- which is probably why you're not getting
>> =A0any answers.
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0I'm not that familiar with Wine - does it support use of t=
he
> Windows command prompt? =A0I can conceive of a program which requires
> Windows libraries or the kernel, but does not use the gui.
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0(Though I agree that at that point finding a non-Windows
> solution becomes increasingly attractive.)
>
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0Robert Huf=
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If you're most worried about 'cluttering' up your base system, a jail
(8) could be the answer for you. X chomps a little hard drive space
for sure, but if it's in a jail, there're no package crossovers.


Chris

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