Installing Steam with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Ive managed to get wine to work for a few of my applications like winmx.. and halflife.. But now i want to install steam and test out some online gaming. Ive seen a few tutorials on how to do this, and well... simply im stuck =] Ive installed the latest wine. Ive installed the reccommended font packs (and they seem to be working on winmx) But when i go to install steam from the...

MS office stopped working... missing registry files error www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Kubuntu Edgy user. I had a perfect installation of MS office 2000.Something went amiss in the registry during the last update.Now, when loading office, it comes up, I get a registry error and then it closes.I tried a bizillion things, like... Using the Office CD to repair Using it to reinstall Using it to remove All of these showed success, but when launched, I got the same...

getting wine to find my ie4linux to use frontpage www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm trying to run frontpage for a web site I co-run (my own site is done with KompoZer, but the frontpage is a joint effort) so I have wine installed (latest version compiled for Mepis) I have ies4Linux (version IE6)..Office 2000 (of which I mostly only installed frontpage) is in .wine.ies4linux is in .ies4linux. when I right click on frontpg.exe then open with....and type in wine, it...

Spring- game RTS should work but doesn't www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I tried to install http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fspring.clan-sy.com%2F v0.75b1 with latest wine version. The installation worked and the game is capable to start but when I try to lunch any of the game modality, the game crash with a popup window with the tittle "fatal error" and the message "DxSound: could not create direct sound". I'm using...

Moving wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Sorry if this is tooo obvious I'm just not sure.I just got an external hard drive because I've about run out of space.Can I simply drag all my wine files onto the external? I have a fair amount of programs running on wine (most importantly, steam). Or would that screw up everything.I'm not sure what to do.. Thanks

Error loading a dll file www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. When loading the DLL file binkw32.dll, Wine fails with error c00007b. The file is from dll-files.com. Does anyone know what the problem might be? I did some searching and it seems that that error means "bad image", but I don't know how it could have gotten corrupted. Thanks

problem using wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. To start off, im running Feisty Fawn Kubuntu in a 32 bit architecture. well, i've been trying to run a playstation emulator in wine (don't suggest for me to get the linux version of ePSXe, i already have it; i want to wine it for my own reasons). Only problem is that when i run it, i can't get it to find the essential video/audio plugins. My brother suggested that i use wine-kthread...

how to install wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i m using fedora 6. give me simple and success ful steps for installing wine, through what ever it may be(yum, rpm, or with.tar.gz) Thanks

wow: "disk space error" at update www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i have installed wow according to the following tutorial: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fappdb.winehq.org%2Fappview.php%3F...TestingId%3D6004 i know, tis not the not the newest version of wine (0.9.24),but until i tried to patch the game for the first time, everything just worked fine. after downloading the first patch (WoW-2.1.0-enUS-patch.exe...

warhammer 40k www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just loaded warhammer 40k on my laptop running ubuntu 7.04. the install went ok but I did have to manually eject the cds by typing ( wine eject ) in a terminal window , when it was time to change cds.My winecfg is set to XP. once the game started it was jerky and unplayable. so back to winecfg. I tried setting the windows version to others, but to no avail. I then decided to check...

Problem on installing MS VM on wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. folks, Ubuntu 7.04 desktop IEs4Linux IE6 Download following packages on Internet; msjavx86b3805.exe MSJavWU_8073687b82d41db93f4c2a04af2b34d.exe I suppose "wine MSJavWU_8073687b82d41db93f4c2a04af2b34d.exe" is upgrade. On terminal: $ WINEPREFIX="/home/satimis/.ies4linux/ie6" wine msjavx86b3805.exe Code: ..... Backtrace: =>1 0x00be006e (0x0034fe18) 2 0x7bc3ac3d in ntdll...

Counter strike source www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. In windows xp, I run CSS fairly flawlessly (on an Nvidia 7900 GS) however running in wine on ubuntu It just plain runs worse.Does anyone experience equal performance in wine as compared to windows xp? Or is it normal to have a significant decrease in performance.(In windows, all maxxed settings, 1280x800, 80+fps, in ubuntu , lower res. lower settings. 20-40 fps) I've tried -dxlevel 80,...

shortcuts and start menu www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm using debian and some of my installed wine apps created their own menu items under 'wine' in the 'application' menu. It looks to me like a version of the 'start' menu in windows. I wanted to add other wine apps, so I had some questions. If anyone can help I'd really appreciate it. 1 - how to make shortcuts (The files that I see that are labled as .lnk are not regular text files,...

Getting a Error off Games when trying to run on WINE. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I don't really know how to explain this, (me being a n00b at this) When i try to run games with wine, They install fine, but when i try to run them I get a message,"Unable to find a suitable driver to run the game. This means the game will not run." I Run Sabayon Linux, So it installed the 3D acceleration on its on. Can anyone help me with this problem? Thanks

Install Directx to wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have installed age of empires I with wine. I had read that wine had directx 9 inside. But Age I says that I need to install Directx, what do I have to do? Greets and Thanks

Steam on Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I've managed to install Wine and update. However, when I try to log into my Steam account, it just hangs with the message "Connecting Steam account: xxxxx" (Where xxxxx is my username) I have tried the following versions of Wine: 0.9.24 0.9.27 0.9.29 0.9.43 And I'm using OpenSuse 10.2. Any ideas how to fix this? Thanks

need help installing WH40K:DOW series www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. new to the forums and linux in general. I was trying to install Dawn of war with wine in fedroa 7 (64bit), but the installer does not recognize when I change cd's so it keeps asking me to retry, how do I get around this? (At first though it wouldn't let me eject the cd until I used the command "wine eject".) Also gonna install Winer Assult and Dark crusade, so any guiding/help...

Help! Im trying to install BF1942 on my Debian! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am using xwine and when I want to install Battlefield 1942, I cant open the second stage (which is entering the serial). My Installer window just freezes and I get: err:ole:ClientIdentity_QueryMultipleInterfaces IRemUnknown_RemQueryInterface failed with error 0x80004002 err:win:CreateWindowExA bad class name "Null Window" Thanks

Problem with TCP/IP www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Recently i've installed a network related software name colasoft mac scan with the help of wine. Whenever i'm trying to execute it says, "cannot find any valid ip address, ensure you have install tcp/ip protocol and setup a ip for network adapter" Any idea mates? Thanks

World of Warcraft + AIGLX www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am currently running Ubuntu Feisty with ati :(. I switched from the proprietary fglrx driver to the aiglx driver so that I could run beryl without xgl. When I ran World of Warcraft with the fglrx driver it worked pretty well. Now when I run it with aiglx it starts at the login screen and renders one frame about every 5 seconds. Other 3d programs like Blender and Second Life run fine...

Wine not setting up properly...? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have sabayon 4.3e x86, which ships with wine installed, however during the setup process sabayon did not configure wine.This is what I have in the konsole after attempting to set up wine drives (drives -> autodetect -> apply) lagitup@localhost ~ $ winecfg Warning: the specified Windows directory L"c:\\windows" is not accessible. Warning: the specified System directory L"c:\\windows\\system32"...

Wine How to www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've used Ubuntu before. I'm a little rusty now. I've tried installing wine in the past, with some success. I've searched everywhere for a working tutorial and so on. Found one on ubuntuguide, didn't work that well though. I'm using Ubuntu 7.04. Does anyone know of a detailed step by step moron proof guide somewhere? Or can someone help me to install the latest wine and to get it up...

Help with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i've installed wine on suse 10.2 in the install software part. how do i get wine to work so i can start using windows programs? will wine let me run my driver cd's for my graphics card, etc. so i can install them? Thanks

DIGITUS Sim Editor www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a DIGITUS Sim Editor - basically a usb 2.0 sim card reader and editor (RoHS Complient?). It came with a disk which I thought I would try and install through wine. I got this: Quote: Access violation at address 10005137 in module 'InstDrNT.dll'. Read of address 00000000. Any ideas on what to do? Would this work at all? The programme actually starts in Wine but says USB Disconnected. ...

Starcraft BW www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I tried run starcraft BW on Fedora 7 & on Ubuntu (Don't know release, maybe newest). It's ok, everything works. But on Fedora 7 it's lagging.. Where is the problem? Thanks

ARS Remedy help www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Does anyone have experience running ARS Remedy version 6 application under WINE? I need some help. When running application, I get the application sign-on screen, I attempt to sign on and get: Error title: Remedy User <2> Error Description: "Invalid Access to your homepath "C:\program files\AR System\Home. Please verify your home path location and securitypermissions." Any ideas...

WinAvi 7.7 under wine - Codecs needed www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've got a WnAve.exe that works upto a point under wine with the addition of a windows dll to the wine folder. The snag is that when I click the button to convert an avi to dvd winavi cannot find any codecs:- "Can't decode this file! Maybe the file is broken or the relative decoder is not installed!" I've tried installing codecs in the wine folder but I don't think they are registered...

VB, XML and wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. There is an academic program i need to use on linux and it is written in visual basic 6. The program installs and starts correctly but cannont read any of the data files which are stored in xml format. For the program to run on xp it requires that 'Microsoft XML 4.0' (msmxl.msi) is intalled on the system. I tried installing this under wine but it did not seem to help. If anybody has...

ATT program not loading www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. user@ekyle072:~$ wine "C:\Program Files\ZKSoftware\Att\att.exe" err:ole:CoGetClassObject class {00000514-0000-0010-8000-00aa006d2ea4} not registered err:ole:create_server class {00000514-0000-0010-8000-00aa006d2ea4} not registered err:ole:CoGetClassObject no class object {00000514-0000-0010-8000-00aa006d2ea4} could be created for context 0x5 wine: Unhandled exception 0x0eedfade at address...

Installing Java jdk 1.4 in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I need to install the Windows Java jdk 1.4 from sun microsystems into my Linux PC and I am trying to do this using Wine the problem is when the installer begins to install the Java jre I get an error message saying that an exception was encountered and that the installation would exit, then Wine stops responding and I have to kill it manually. Is there a way to install the jdk on Wine? Or...

how to run windows based service in wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am new to Linux and Wine. I have installed wine successfully in linux and i am able to open applications in it. I have a own tool which requires a service to be run in the background. This is a windows based servcie. In windows i used to start it as "net start <service name". what are the steps to do it in wine. kindly help me out. Best Regards, C.Natraj Thanks

vue 6 xstream www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. If someone here was able to install vue 6 xstream with wine please help me (and others) giving some instruction how to do TnX in advance Pet Thanks

A technical question about FreeCall www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have been using FreeCall a lot since installing it in late May.I do, however, need to reinstall my C-drive soon, and I will be using a drive image created in early July.This means that all of my FreeCall history and phone lists over the last two months will be lost, unless I back up (separately) the files containing this information. Does anyone know where these files are stored within...

Counter-Strike Source not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. This is my system configuration:- vendor_id : GenuineIntel model name: Pentium III (Coppermine) cpu MHz : 930.332 cache size: 256 KB Linux version 2.6.20-1.2320.fc5 (brewbuilder@hs20-bc2-2.build.redhat.com) (gcc version 4.1.1 20070105 (Red Hat 4.1.1-51)) MemTotal: 255820 kB Graphics Card: Redeon 9200 My problem is whenever im trying to launch my game it launches but...

Installing Dreamweaver CS3 in Wine : Help! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Im in need of a hand getting Dreamweaver CS3 running in Wine on my laptop with openSuse 10.2 OS. If anyone has managed to do this. Pleeeease help me! Cheer, Billy Thanks

Winamp not support mp3 files in Wine, and not playing supported files www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Well, okay, a little pre-emptive: I'm using Winamp for a specific plug-in that normalizes audio in real-time.I do not like ReplayGain for Amarok, nor do I like the XMMS player at all.For any of those asking, "Why don't you just use..."it's because I want to use Winamp Sorry to be so blunt, but after searching Google for quite a bit, I've noticed a tendency for people to ask this...

X connection error with Wine (dhcpfix) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Ok, I'm trying to figure out how to run an old Windoze app called http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.analogx.com%2FCONTENTS%2Fdownload%2Fsystem%2Fdhcpfix.htm with Wine 0.9.9 on Mepis 7.I get this one error with I try to run it: Code: Me@2[Program Files]$ wine ./dhcpfixi.exe libGL warning: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x4b X connection...

Fallout Tactics (UseDGA?) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have installed Wine pretty recently, and I feel like I am starting to get the hang of how to run the program, however there is one thing I am not sure on. The program I am trying to run, Fallout Tactics, appears to need the "UseDGA" parameter set to Y.Since they don't use the wine.conf file anymore (it seems), I have been trying to figure out how to do this in the program winecfg.While...

viavoice usb 10 and wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I recently tried to install ViaVoice Pro USB 10 using wine and was amazed how far it got; got all the way to installing a user, requires dictating; sound seemed to work, at least for the first few phrases (showed up in the speech volume bar), but did not record, did not select the phrases, so could not end up using the program.So close, yet so far.Any clues or tips about how to help it...

VB6 - CoRegisterMessageFilter www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I try to get a simple VB6.exe to work in Wine. It just gives an error message: Code: fixme:ole:CoRegisterMessageFilter stub source code Code: Module: ------- Public Declare Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwMilliseconds As Long) Code: Private Sub Form_Load() Clipboard.SetText "test" Sleep (8000) End Sub here the program http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/red...

X11 Driver is Missing Error www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm a fairly new user to linux and I had wine working and I was using windows programs and such fine.I tried upgrading it to see if I could resolve some issues I was having with a particular program and now whenever I type "winecfg" I get the following: err:imagelist:ImageList_ReplaceIcon no color! err:imagelist:ImageList_ReplaceIcon no color! err:imagelist:ImageList_ReplaceIcon...

Problems running WoW in wine. www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i am new to Linux and was hoping for some help. I have just dual booted my laptop with Ubuntu 7.04 that i downloaded from their site. i also read some tutorials about installing wine and wow and followed them. I haven't been able to get it to work. I have installed wow and it will run under wine but as soon as i login and it gets to the download section of the login, wow crashes and a lot...

Problems running Chikka www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm fairly new to wine and Linux so please inform me if I missed something. I'm running Ubuntu 7.04 and Wine 0.9.46 The program I'm trying to run is Chikka ( http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.chikka.com ) I completed the install with wine, and it put an icon on my desktop. When I would double click it it wouldn't run and it would say it...

question running windows programs on wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Have finally managed to create a decent wine config file and got mspaint to work on wine (copied over the correct dll's and executable). Even though mspaint works (the gui pops up and I can use the paint tools correctly), when I run it from the console, I get this output. [root@localhost root]# wine mspaint.exe fixme:ole:CoRegisterMessageFilter stub err:ole:CoGetClassObject class...

Rosetta Stone under Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Has anyone had experiance installing and using a rosseta stone Program on their computers? I intalled it with cedega and it ran, but I just needed to burn some cds for the languages. I don't want to use cedega anymore though, because its totaly unrelaible and when something breaks it takes a month for them to ask you if you got it to work yet At this point I got it to instal with...

Quicken 2007 and Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Well, after many hours spent searching through many forum threads and reading nearly the entire WineHQ site, I have found no way to run Quicken 07 in wine.The installer will run -up until it informs me that I do not have Microsoft's "High Security" package installed.I assume that this means that there is a dll the installer is looking for in relation to some kind of security update.Has...

FIFA 08 on Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm trying to install Fifa 08 on Arch Linux with wine. 2 phar0z@archlinux $ wine EASetup.exe wine: could not load L"Z:\\mnt\\dvd\\EASetup.exe": Bad EXE format for And when I'm trying to investigate the exe file I receive: 3 phar0z@archlinux $ file EASetup.exe EASetup.exe: ERROR: cannot read `EASetup.exe' (Input/output error) that's what I get when I'm trying it again: 8 root@archlinux...

Cedega www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. on the cedega site its not clear what it costs. It says subscribe, does this mean like subscribe for updates or what? im kinda confused i need help. and does cedega work in ubuntu?? i want to know because if i can get it then i can get rid of my winxp for good. games are the only things keeping mr from using only Linux.and I'm fed up with windows. Thanks

Error message www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Im trying to run an DirectX 9 Application, but I get this error: [jan@localhost ~]$ wine /home/jan/Desktop/Model\ Viewer\ D3D9/Release/Model\ Viewer\ D3D9.exe err:module:import_dll Library d3dx9_35.dll (which is needed by L"Z:\\home\\jan\\Desktop\\Model Viewer D3D9\\Release\\Model Viewer D3D9.exe") not found err:module:LdrInitializeThunk Main exe initialization for L"Z:\\home\\ja...

.MSI files www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just downloaded the steam installer from http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.steampowered.com the file extention is .msi and since I am definatly a novice to Linux I checked up at Wine HQ and found out how to install an .msi file this is what the procedure is , wine msiexec /i whatever.msi so when I type wine msiexec /i SteamInstall.msi...

Half Life 2 permissions issues problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm running wine-0.9.48 on Gentoo and I'm having trouble getting Steam working so I can play Half Life 2. The main problem is steam crashes which appears to be due to file permissions as they occur under Windows, it appears to need root access under windows and likewise Linux. If I run it as root, steam works, but for obvious reasons this is not ideal. Can anyone suggest a workaround? ...

Font Size in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I've installed wine to help me transition to using Linux.I'm still relying on some of my older software to make ends meet.Until I can figure out gimp I'm still a big fan of Macromedia Fireworks.I've got it installed and looking somewhat good. My problem is that the font size is so rediculously small that I can't read any of the menus.Here's a screenshot to illustrate what I'm talking...

is it worth playing games on wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have heard that its barely even worth using wine to try and play games on and you might as well just play on windows when trying to play games like wow, counterstrike source, team fortress 2...?but I dont think this is the case if there is an intire gaming forum, but I thought I'd ask. Thanks

couldn't load wine HELP www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Im on ubuntu and I tried installing wine after it downloaded I typed wine and this popped up Usage: wine PROGRAM [ARGUMENTS...] Run the specified program wine --help Display this help and exit wine --version Output version information and exit so I typed wine PROGRAM and it seemed like it loaded but at the end it said wine: could not load L"c:\\windows\\system32\\PROGRAM.exe":...

Terrible Performance www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have Macromedia Flash 8 running under Wine on Gentoo, and it functions okay but the performance is unspeakably bad. It takes 5-15 seconds for the program to respond to every mouse click! At first I just accepted it, but I have since read that Wine should perform reasonably well. Does anyone know how to speed Wine up? Thanks

wine X11 invalid window heigh error www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I continually get the following error when attempting to load a successfully installed version of iAudio LDB Manager. A quick splash of the program and then the window tries to draw, then crashes with the following error messages. ARe there any work arounds for these kinds of errors? Code: $ libGL warning: 3 D driver claims to not support visual 0x4b fixme:msxml:domdoc_QueryInterface...

Wine install problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Okiedokie I created this computer a few months ago back in the summer, and I have decided to put that expensive graphics card to good use. I am going to play a game. Well, I did my research and looked at tutorials on how to install wine. I did so. or atleast I thought I did. I went here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fgentoo-wiki.com%2...

wow www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i have a gateway mt3705, with ubuntu 7.10 on it. I just installed wow, and when i go in through wine to play it via -opengl it comes up fine but is just soo slow. and i did manage to log in, then start the update but it crashed at 13%.Im somewhat new to linux, but am looking to start using this more, would it be smarter for me to just go out and get that cedgea program?Does wow run better...

WINEkm WINE Konfigprofile Manager www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Post deleted... Sorry, but all posts on the forums must be in English: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/linux-forums-site-news/72476-linux-forums-rules.html Thanks

Display turns black?! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a very strange issue on my Slackware 12.0.0 system on an x86 laptop; sometimes (perhaps half of the time, or more) when I execute an application through WINE the display will turn black! I have attempted to execute it through strace -o dump.log wine [application] and study the dump.log file to no avail, I have attempted to look at various log files for any errors, also to no avail. The...

Display problems w/WINE 0.9.46 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm using WINE 0.9.46 with Ubuntu gutsy, and I have a strange problem with running games fullscreen. When I use WINE to run a game in windowed mode, it works fine. But when WINE tries to run it fullscreen, my monitor turns black and has an error that says "Out of Range". Since in both of the 2 games I've tried, the resolution settings are well inside my monitor's range, I don't really...

Cod4 on Wine , need patch, how to? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. to all im barely new on linux and Wine,, but I want to play Cod4 under Wine,, I found in the web of wine that I need to patch Wine with a patch that was made original for 3dmark,, bur that fix the problems on Cod4, the problem is that I don't know how to apply this patch to Wine. I have the most recent version of Wine 0.9.49. this is the patch: diff -Naur wine.old/dlls/wined3d/directx.c...

Yet another WoW question www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Ok, so I searched everywhere I could and could not find anybody else having this problem. Every time I start WoW with either opengl or d3d, it does not save anything I do!It doesn't even save my account name on the startup screen.I have to find my server each time.I have to change my resolution and other video settings each time (which I cannot do in d3d mode, because it crashes). I...

Can't see iTunes Library www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm running iTunes 7.3 using Wine.I keep my music library on a USB drive mounted to /mnt/music. I changed the location in itunes to /mnt/music but my library doesn't show up. Anyone know what I'm missing? Andy Thanks

USB Headset problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am trying to get my usb headset to work with applications through wine. (Specifically Team Fortress 2). The headset is recognized, because I can listen to music, but it does not seem to want (for lack of a better word) to work with wine. Also, it does not work with Firefox i.e. when I am watching a video online; the sound comes through my monitor, not the headset. Any/all help appreciated...

My WoW always crashes and restarts!? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. when i play WoW my laptop screen goes black but u can still here the sound crashin...bout 5 seconds after that my laptop restarts, wen i open my WoW folder where it holds all my files eg. WowLauncher, i have a file named WowError but if i double click it nothin will come up, all as i no from properties is its type exe its 223 KB and its any application. someone PLEASE help me, any...

PhotoShop 9 CS2 + a question about chrooting an installed windows machine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I finallyset up completely my ubuntu 7.04 with all I need... except for PhotoShop. Someone knows if it works with wine? Another question I want to do is... is it possible with wine to open software installed into a machine "chrooting" it? Instead of installing the software in the wine path (as I always done years ago). I do not use wine by two years so things can be changed a...

Paint Shop Pro 8? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Paint Shop Pro 8 installs and runs but I can't get the tools to work. I got this error Unhandled exception: code = 200, what = unable to create the file. I looked into wine's applications database and Paint Shop Pro 8 never works! But I've found something about it here : http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.codeweavers.com%2Fcompatibility%2Fbrow...

Options Definitions File Error...EQ2/DX9 related www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm attempting to run Everquest 2 using the walkthrough given on this form ( http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fforums.station.sony.com%2Feq2%2Fposts%2Flist.m%3Ftopic_id%3D396323 ). Everything is setup correctly...nothing special, just the latest Wine (0.9.50), Direct X 9.0c, and my copy of EQ2, all running under Gutsy Gibbon. I'm a total linux newb...

OpenGL problem with CS on wine. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I tried running Counter Strike on wine but the game always crashes in opengl mode and the next time I start the game the game runs in software mode. I tried the -opengl option as well still the game always crashes. I'm using Fedora Core 8. Any Idea how to fix this problem? Thanks

How to set wine to use OSS? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I cant get winecfg to install.... so forget that. Using Freespire 1.0.13Debian. Trying to play CS:S,so far it has all installed. So i get a prompt 'preparing to launch game' etc....which then disappears then nothing, so i'm thinking its the OSS sound thing. Here is the prompt, it disappears after about 5 secs, then nothing as i said, So how to i set wine to use OSS without...

Xion media player getting a black box www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Greetings! In windows I have this media player named Xion at http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fxion.r2.com.au%2Findex.php%3Fpage%3Dhome .Thing is in wine it works .. sorta.When I launch it a get sound but just a black box appears where the interface should be.I started it through a console to see what is happening.I get this: HTML Code: d...

Can't install application with ClickOnce in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am trying to install an application in Wine that uses ClickOnce, but I don't succeed. I have installed Internet Explorer 6.0 in Wine and inside Internet Explorer I type the address, which is something like: Code: http://accounts.company.com/setup.exe A pop up window then asks me to open the setup.exe file, which I do. The setup.exe file then seems to be downloaded and the...

GameSpy Arcade on Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have Kubuntu 7.04 dist running, with 2.6.20 kernel I have been trying to execute GS Arcade on Wine for several weeks It is a shame cause I remember I could execute on an older dist... I don't understand how I can execute "harder" apps like 3D games, but I can't run GS That's the shout when trying to execute it wine Aphex.exe fixme:system:SystemParametersInfoW Unimplemented action:...

Wine help www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i need help also i went to winehq.com and tried to download wine for my ubuntu v7.04. It told me to type this in to a termanal: wget -q http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwine.budgetdedicated.com%2Fapt%2F387EE263.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add - and then this:sudo wget http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwine.budgetde...

Compiling Wine but no OpenGL support found? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am trying to install wine with running WoW as my goal. I installed the wine from yum, but I have an nvidia graphics issue. I narrowed down the problem to a bug solved with a patch, but in order to apply the patch i need to compile wine. After I run ./configure I get an error: configure: WARNING: Wine will be build without OpenGL or Direct3D support configure: WARNING: because something...

Help: FIFA 08 installation stops www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i need some help in installing FIFA 08 (full game) using wine 0.9.49 in mandriva 07. My problem is that after I enter the serial number correctly, the installation quits automatically. It's the first time i'm using wine so i'm a newbie any help is much appreciated Thanks

Problem with WinE www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i have a problem with vine, its package of Slackware, but when i try to open WINBOX(MikrotikOS,i work with this in XP and 2000), when i try to open it in Linux, in start it work well, but after 10 sec, after i open it, it's gonna be blocked, i dont know why..? Thanks

Macromedia Shockwave www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I need shockwave to play games like, on lego.com or shockwave.com you get the point. I installed Macromedia Shockwave.exe with wine, it installed fine. i got shockwave now. But i don't know how to get it working with my Mozilla Fire Fox Browser Thanks

Fonts in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to use a windows perogram under wine and the fonts make it all but impossible to read.Can someone tell me how to change the fonts to something more readable?Thnx. Thanks

Program doesn't take into account size of taskbar www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm running PCLOS 7 (which uses KDE) on my laptop with 1024x768 resolution. I'm trying to run Irfanview under wine.Irfanview has been reviewed here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwine-review.blogspot.com%2F2007%2F10%2Firfanview-410-on-linux-with-wine.html without noting any issues. My complaint is that whenever I open an image bigger than...

What are the chances of my Delphi compiled program to run in wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I don't have a desktop Linux handy to test this on and figured I would post a quick question here before spending the time reformatting etc. I am "trying" hard to move away from Windows.One of my problems is that I have been developing applications in Delphi for years and am having a bit of trouble making the break.I also use a lot of third party libraries such as Woll2woll's infopower,...

Wine problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have install wine,but when i roth wine windows.exe The foloving message com up.wine: could not load L"c:\\windows\\system32\\windows.exe": Module not found 90-227-39-113-no61 Thanks

How do i gott this files www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I drive suse 10.0 and i could not find whos files in yast installation ilib.so (glibc_2.4) libelber-2.3.so.0 libldap-2.3so.0 And i need thos files to install wine. And could enyone tell mi how i found whem please. Thanks

Basic wine questions and dual-booting www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I just installed Wine, but I am not sure how to use it. Since I dual-boot(windows vista, ubuntu), should I try to use wine to access the programs from my windows partition, or just install them on the linux partition and then use wine? I am worried that I may mess up windows by doing something on linux and vice versa. Is that possible? How about if I am using Wine and I attempt to access...

Choosing which soundcard to use in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm trying to get wine to use a soundcard that my headset is hooked up to, but it will only use the soundcard specified as default in ALSA.Is there any way to change this with wine, or will I need to use the default soundcard? Thanks

Registering and accessing OCX (Win32 COM) file without Windows www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a OCX file which has some functions to connect to specific server using a INI config file. I'm using PHP script to connect to this server through this OCX file in Apache on Windows. But I would really like to be able to use my Linux servers for this purpose. So I were wondering what and if there is any good solution to be able to register this OCX file and be able to use it from...

Gaming Question www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have never used WINE but I know what it can do. Has anyone been able to play Star Wars Battlefront 2 through WINE? If so how did it work out? and finally did the online multiplayer work? The only thing thats keeping me from becoming a full time linux user is that fact that it doesnt have much support for games. Thanks

100% cpu usage with wine. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. guys, im pretty new to linux but im gettin the hang of it, BUT i installed wine the other day, and from the first run of World of Warcraft the CPU usages seems to go right up to 100%, now i have read every dam topic on the net about wine and wow but still no luck, i have read about it on the wowWIKI and did their updates for chugging but again still no luck, can any one here please...

Issue with Dual Head (Twin Monitor) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am trying to run Age of Mythology.It works perfectly, however when I run on my current X.org configuration, the mouse is always causing the camera to move to the right in the game. This is happening because I have two screens setup on an 'intel' device driver.I run "Age of Mythology" on the second screen, (both of whom are 1024x76 , but because of the way I had to configure X, it...

Help installing wine on Suse 10.2 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i have opensuse 10.2 and im trying to allow for windows programs to be able to run. i want to run various stuff like Steam for my gaming, and other random stuff. could anyone please help walk me through installing wine? or if theres something BETTER than wine, id love to hear it... maybe cedega? i tried installing both on my own but to no prevail. i recently switched from xp to...

Photoshop www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. First off I know it is possible because I did it before on an earlier version of wine. I am using Fedora Core 3 and wine 20050419 athlon trying to install Photoshop 7... I installed wine from the rpm, seemed best thing to do at the time. The only problem is I don't have the config file that comes with the source code Just wondered if anyone could post the config file here so that I don;t...

help in installing wine in ubuntu 6.06 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. help in installing wine in ubuntu 6.06, and what sort of applications can we run on wine? andhow we can execute wine based applications Thanks

Wine (steam) Problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. im usinge ubuntu 6.10 and i hawe a problem with steam im using wine (0.9.32) and when i start steam i get a wrong messige Fatal Error: Could not load module "bin/vgu2.ddl" but if i reinstall it in the same map it starts... wen i run source server it starts and runs perfectly but wen i try to run css it say preparing to launch css and then it disepears and nothing happens... cane som...

Joysticks (steering wheel)working under Gnu/linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've wrote this Howto about Joysticks on Gnu/linux. It's about joystick (steering wheel )games. Natives ,using wine and using cedega. Here http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fblogdrake.net%2Fnode%2F10311 To install so many games requires a lot of time I hope it is useful. Regards Thanks

Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. when i've installed it it just wont start up but the installation happened smoothly but can you tell me how to make it work it looks like there ismissing a font Thanks

Wine and infected .dll's www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I was having some issues with Wine and getting a windows version of Minitab statistical software to work.I was able to get Minitab to install and have used it successfully since. Since I use wine and pass files back and forth from Windows computers at my university I sometimes run Aegis antivirus to scan my home directory.Not that I am worried about it affecting my Linux laptop, but so...

slack 12 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. well i must sound retarted asking this, but i installed wine on my linux box (slack 12) using pkgtool, the installation went well, but how do i open it? Thanks

Command and Conquer 3 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I bought a copy of Command & Conquer 3 today, and tried to get Wine to install it, but when I tried to go into the DVD's contents in "Computer" (in Xfce), I get the error ----- "Unable to mount the selected volume. The volume is probably in a format that cannot be mounted. mount: block device /dev/hda is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad...

does wine work in ubuntu 6.06? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i have installed wine in ubuntu 6.06 just using ts command apt-get install wine but i am not able to run any .exe file , i just click on open with wine ,to all my .exe files but i will not get anytng , i dono what is the reason , no error mesg i even donoprocess is executing or not what to do Thanks

Majesty www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm trying to get an "old" (2000) game called Majesty to work on Wine. I've gotten it to install, after some fussing with dlls. But when I try to run it, it doesn't work. Information about the crash that may be useful: Wine was set (through winecfg) to mimic windows 98, since that's what I installed it under. Program requirements for Majesty are listed as Windows 95/98. Trying...

Trying to figure out wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. hey i have open suse 10.2 and i used ksmarttray a different version of zen updater i believe. either way, i searched for wine. it downloaded from the repository, and it says that its installed. however, i cant find it in my applications or anything. how do i know its there? what do i do if it IS there? Thanks

what does this mean? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. dhcppc0:/home/striker # wine LegalSetup.exe fixme:advapi:GetFileSecurityW (L"C:\\windows\\temp\\GLF1543.tmp") : returns fake SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR fixme:shell:IShellLinkA_fnGetPath (0x178770): WIN32_FIND_DATA is not yet filled. fixme:shell:IShellLinkA_fnGetPath (0x178770): WIN32_FIND_DATA is not yet filled. dhcppc0:/home/striker # Thanks

progress DB app in wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Wondering if anyone can tell me if it's worth trying the following with Wine. I have a custom built windows gui that accesses a progress database running on a Win2003 64 bit server.The software installation is semi-manual and basically consists of the following: Copy the gui program's .exe to the desktop (or anywhere on the pc). Map about 5 shared folders on the server to various...

Intalling <various applications> into Cedega 6 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. So far I have Battlefield 1942 (Electronic Arts - FPS) and RalliSport Challenge (Micro$oft, rally racing) working like a dream! I would have expected that anything incredibly good enough to run those would be able to run something like, say, Flash 8, or Photoshop, am I right? Now, when I try to install flash, it says it needs to update the windows installer, and then it fails...

Cedega 6.0 - How to get better performance from hardware upgrade? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am wondering, if I wanted to increase the performance I get out of Cedega, which is already exceptional by the way, should I just upgrade the video card like regular windows, or is the bottleneck here the CPU? CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ (duel core 2Ghz) video Card: nVidia GeForce 7600GT (600Mhz core clock) Thanks

help to steam on wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i have steam installed and when im starting it up it say in the buttom of the screen: startign steam and then it crashes somebody help Thanks

Steam and Wine problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. OK, so I just recently put Ubuntu 7.1 on my computer, with the latest version of wine. I then installed Steam. Steam logs on but when I go to install my games, steam just closes out, no errors just disappears. Is this some problem with wine? or is it a error within steam itself? I searched around google, but I cant find any solutions. Does anyone know what is wrong or how to fix it?...

wine and display scaling www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a sort of conundrum.I am running Kubuntu 7.10 on a Dell D600 laptop.This laptop has a 4:3 display at some native resolution I don't recall at the moment. I am trying to run Starcraft through wine.The game runs perfectly fine, but I'm having trouble with the display. The problem is that my display does not seem to like the low 640x480 resolution, period.I don't know if it's...

Turbocad 60 in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am trrying to get Turbocad to work in Ubuntu with Wine. So far everything seems to work except the text on a drawing shows up as fractions. In other words where there should be letters there are number fractions like 1/16, 1/4, 1/8 etc. has anyone else worked with this program or had a similar problem? Or does anyone hav an idea as to what debug I might use to find out what is missing? Ubuntu...

PhotoImprssions (Darwine) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. My wife gave me a simple Cam-oculars from Restoration Hardware. The device comes with windows software for ArcSoft PhotoImpressions 4.0. There is no other evident way to download the pictures from camera to computer. I saw on an Ubuntu forum that Photoimpressions runs under Wine on Ubuntu "with some tweaking" (not further specified). I'm now on Mac OS X Leopard (after many years on...

piping command line output from one win32 command to another www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I've got two win32 command line programs I'm running under wine.How do I pipe command line output from one to another?Due to the size of the output (takes 30min to run), it limits how well I can test this scenario. This doesn't work: wine command1.exe | wine command2.exe I'm think that maybe backticks would work: `wine command1.exe` | `wine command2.exe` or wine "command1.exe...

Single Player on Warcraft III www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I got Warcraft III to install on Ubuntu 7.10 fine and got through to the single player menu and when I enter it and goto Naming my game. I type something in the box and nothing appears in that box. Could someone help me. I had warcraft III installed and running perfectly this on the same computer running windows then switched over to linux and ran into this small problem. The version of...

Wine/Counter Strike 6.1/Selinux error www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i there guyzz... i have just installed counter strike 1.6 through wine , wch was running on 4 fps (damn slow) , so due to ts issue i installed nvidia driver , wch wasn't installed before , so after successfully installing that , when ever i run CS 1.6 , it crash on startup , and warnings from SE Linux appears (in wch following information is written) : Summary: SELinux is preventing...

Windows not drawing correctly www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm having a problem with wine.Nothing is showing up in windows.Sometimes I'll get a main window, but sub windows will be blank, and sometimes I get nothing at all.Here's a screencap of winecfg as an example. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/attachments/wine/940d1204648646-windows-not-drawing-correctly-winecfg-jpg?s=97cd241c48dacf71a224d35550c7317a I'm running Kubuntu 7.10 and wine...

block ports in linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i have used redhat linux v9.0 and webmin how can i block all ports then again how to open perticular ports like 25,110,6668 plz reply Thanks

Computer-specific product activation codes (HyperChem 8, wine 0.9.56) www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm trying to install HyperChem 8 (a molecular modelling program) in Wine. The product seems to install okay, but I cannot figure out how to complete the license activation process. The problem is that the software package's licensing code requires unique system variables to generate the "locking code" that is sent to the vendor to then have an activation code returned. Below are images...

Creative Zen mp3 software on Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I was quite disappointed when I came home after buying my mp3 and saw that I needed Windows XP to install the software that goes with the player. If I installed Wine, would I be able to install this software? Thanks

Wine not whine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Noob to Linux and want to try playing Windows games, what is Wine and or Cedega? Can I play games using Wine or do I need Cedega or both? Thanks

Sound but no 3D www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have tried both BF2 and BF2142 and in both cases I get sound but no 3D. The window is just one color which does change (I think to the most dominant color on the screen). OS: Fedora8 GFX: ATI Radeon HD2600 Series (Driver: ATI V8.3 - March 5, 200 WINE: 0.9.56 Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Guitar Pro 5 under Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. After a quite successful install of Guitar Pro 5 (only one error message occured, nothing important i think) the program runs normally, except for one thing - sound doesn't work. the clip that is played along with splash screen works ok but when i play a song in GP there's no sound. Has anyone managed to get this working and how? on wine homepage the guy says that pretty much everything...

Wine cause gnome or kde to start over www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am installing a game with wine and this just started happening to me when the program is almost installed my desktop jump out gnome or kde and I have to log back in has anybody else had this problem?I just installed playonlinux. Suse 10.3 80gb hard drive 1gb mem win xp Thanks

Civ IV www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Does anyone know how to get Civ IV and the Civ IV: Beyond the Sword expansion to work on Linux? They are "Games for Windows". Thanks

OCX registration error www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Ok, I have a simple need for wine.I need to run a program that allows me to read the trouble codes in my car using an OBDII adapter.It is one that is supposedly supported by Freediag but isn't.I have gotten the Windows program installed (found at http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.obddiagnostics.com%2F ) but it needs roundgauge.ocx for one part...

MX revolution works but not when keyboard is use www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I went to play CS:S with my friend yesterday and let him use my desktop and i was using my laptop, i thought it would be a good idea to use my mx revolution with it. I could aim fine with it but if i tried moving while aiming the mouse movement would stop working with running wine applications, it is not just steam games it is any app or game that runs through wine. Anyone know how...

Graphical Errors in WoW, please assist www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed WoW, i log in, and i cannot see the enviornment. The chat log, bags, bars, etc work fine, but i cant see anything. Has anyone else encountered this? If so, any idea how i can fix it, or who i can emal to get help? If i made a mistake while installing, or something of a similar nature, let me know and i will gladly do it again. Thanks

[SOLVED] Conter Strike Problem!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using OpenSuse 10.3 with desktop effect compiz-fusion and wine 0.9.57! I have installed counter strike 1.6 with wine and everything went fine. When i run the game with no desktop effect works fine but when i run with desktop effects it doesn`t start and it tells me: Code: calin@DarkStar:~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Valve> wine hl.exe -game cstrike err:wgl:get_render_type_from_fbconfig...

Wow www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Alright, I finally got wow running... well kind of.Its going at 26fps, and on windows it is usually 50+My graphics card is an nvidia quadro nvs 285, and i am using the 'resticted driver'.From what i can tell i have followed the guides right i have done the .dlls and the registry tweek.I guess i am just looking for ideas on how to boost the fps, and also when i try and alt-tab out or close...

complete WINE/Linux noob www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm sick of windows, I know virtually zero about Linux. I want to move to Linux but I have heaps of windows games I love playing. Namely COD4. Anyway this is what I wanted to know. Can I get rid of windows, run Linux and whenever I want to run a windows app/game just start WINE without rebooting? Will I still be able to play online thru WINE? I have a Logitech G15 keyboard & mx...

Is there any way? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I want to install iTunes and I thought that I could do so with Wine. I'm really not sure how to install stuff with it, though. I'm a noob with the app. Please help. Thanks

a probelm with half-life 2 episode 2 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i have a problem with hl2 ep2 under ubuntu 7.10 with wine&cedega. I downloaded the game from torrent(all unnecessary files are removed.btw on my brother's computer it works perfect(win xp)). I installed it with cedega. When i tried out launch it with wine there were an error "This game has a minimum requirement of DirectX 8.0 to run properly." and on cedega it crashes nearly immediately....

problems installing wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am trying to install wine on an old laptop of mine(running xubuntu 7.04), but it doesn't have any internet access on it. i downloaded the .deb install package for wine and put that on the laptop via flash drive. but i still had a bit of dependencies to install for it to work. I've pretty much installed all the dependencies except for two: libgphoto2-port0 libgphoto2-2 the problem...

Can Wine get viruses? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have something in windows that I scanned that is a virus and a application so I booted into linux to run it. Can Wine get a virus? Thanks

This is so frustrating! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Ok today i bought the game dawn of war "dark crusade". twice, to play lan and online with my brother. To my horror i discovered unless the previous to games are installed lan can only use 2 of the 7 races. Nasty little trick from THQ. Any way to make room for dark crusade i had to delete the previous 2 from my hdd........ Dam! So i found a way to create a batch file that uses your...

LotusNotes with wine in Opensuse 10.3 64 bit www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have been using Lotus Notes with wine in OpenSuse 10.1 and later on in 10.3with i586 kernel without any problems. I have a dual boot machine with windows as well as linux. The lotus notes application is installed in windows on a separate vfat partition which I share between linux and windows. I had to just configure the drive letters in winecfg, before getting the lotus notes to run in...

How to install a game(Rise of Nations) or any other www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am new to Linux. I recently acquired a desktop and since I have the newest Mac Book pro and installed vista on it I figured why not install Ubuntu on that desktop. I have to admit I was a linux hater but after a week of trying Ubuntu I have to say I was wrong for hating it. I am not going to switch over though I still love OSX and Vista. But Ubuntu is great though I did have trouble...

Adobe Premiere Elements 4 on Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I bought a copy of PE4 and I was wondering if their was any free way to run it on Linux? I'm a newbie to Linux, it looks inviting, but PE4 is almost a necessity to me. Thanks

Wine on Debian www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I get an error message when I am about to install wine-dev who looks like this: < export DEBIAN_FRONTEND; apt-get install --yes 'wine-dev' ;echo RESULT=$? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required...

Total Noob Needs Help With Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I need help with wine please. I know there are tutorials out there and i've seen them...i have no clue what there talking about! these are someinstructions i've seen from ( http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.winehq.org%2Fsite%2Fdownload-deb ) First, open a terminal window (what does that mean). Then add the repository's key (what does that...

replace wine by crossover www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. alsalaam alykom hi i am new here in your forums and i have serprise so what is this ? it is cross over yes you can know enjoywith graphics interface when you run win programs i will give you the link of this program (in sha allah) in next time Thanks

Can Wine create problems with Windows? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I really don't know if I'm posting this in the right place, but I think Wine might be causing these problems, and I'd like an opinion from someone who knows a little more about how it works.Let me explain what's been going on. A few weeks ago, I finally got around to re-installing Linux on this computer (hp pavilion 751; 1.7ghz/1gb/40gb with XP SP2).I'd been using XP for a while with...

Wine Installation on Red Hat linux 4/5 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I came to know that Windows applications can be run on Linux. For example : with open office, calc, database access etc. Also I would like to run VB applications on linux client, using Oracle ODBC What should be the minimum Physical Memory Required (on a PC to use as client). So can any one help me out in this regard. Help is required on step by step to 1) Install wine on linux...

Dreamweaver CS3, Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am trying to setup wine to run DreamWeaver CS3.I have installed wine using Yast, but when I try to run winecfg i get the folllowing error: Warning: the specified Windows directory L"c:\\windows" is not accessible. Warning: the specified System directory L"c:\\windows\\system32" is not accessible. then winecfg loads... any idea what this means-how to fix it? Thanks

Wine and Kaleidagraph error with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i am getting ts error when trying to launch Kaleidagraph and after that the program is automatically closed ts is the error or message i am having : fixme:mixer:ALSA_MixerInit No master control found on Intel ICH6 Modem, disabling mixer fixme:win:WINNLSEnableIME hUnknown1 0x7002e bUnknown2 1: stub! fixme:imm:ImmGetOpenStatus (0x131340): semi-stub wine: Unhandled page fault on read...

cannot install apps www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I've prob here . when I try to install visual c++ (vcsetup.exe)in my opensuse 10.2 with wine It works and extract files and after a second it says unable to extract or something (dont remember this line) please check your permissions . and sometimes for other apps it says: could not load "C:/windows/system32/<filename>/ what is the prob ? pls help !!!!! I'm new to linux (reallllllly...

Office Install www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I Just got Office 2000 installed on my Fedora 8 system here, but I'm getting the registration screen endlessly.It's got the CD Keywhich is valid and it's a legal lisensed copy of office.I want my work PC to be Linux for many reasons, but I also need to be able to run and administer Access applications which have a lot of VB code behind them.I connect using ODBC to web based DB's and OO...

Zbrush and wacom support www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i'm able to run zbrush if i disconnect my wacom tablet but if i connect it (and that is important to use that software) it close and give me this: 00000008 (D) C:\Program Files\Pixologic\ZBrush3\ZBrush3.exe 000000090 <== 0000000a 0000000b0 0000000c 0000000f0 0000000e0 0000000d0 00000010 000000120 000000110 Backtrace: =>1 0x73b48c78 X11DRV_AttachEventQueueToTablet+0x198()...

[SOLVED] Evil program - usb drive www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I was given this evil program that runs off a usb drive, and somehow doesn't run if it's not on a usb drive. If you take it off and run from the hard drive you see this message: Run-time error '76': Path not found You can however move it from one usb drive to another just fine. (every if the letter drive is different) but if you run it with wine (on or off a usb drive ) the...

Church software on Linux! www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. All! Servant Keeper runs fine on wine 0.9.46.I hope this helps get some church offices off windoze! I just had to post this since the wine database wouldn't let me enter anything for wine 0.9.46. Thanks

Dumb Question (Well i guess not for a linux n00b) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. How reliable is Wine.I have a pretty hardcore gaming system that I still use Windows on because like 99% of my games won't work on Linux (Except i notice theres a how-to on getting World of Warcraft to work so that will become 98%) Here is the list of games I play. World of Warcraft (with burning crusade expansion) Starcraft Warcraft III (With expansion) Warcraft I:Orcs and Humans...

Does WINE run on OpenVMS ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have two queries regarding WINE. 1) Is there support for VMS(OpenVMS) in WINE. I mean that can I install/build WINE over OpenVMS OS. 2) I have heard that WINE doesnot have support for WIN64 bit API's. Is this true that I cannot port WIN64 applications via WINE on Linux 64 bit. If this is possible for anyone among you then plz list the name of all the OS where WINE can be successfully...

Age of Empires III and Photoshop CS3 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm not so much a newbie to Linux as I am a newbie specifically to the Linux as a desktop scene. I've worked with servers - from the old RH 8 & 9 all the way to CentOS and Fedora. I recently purchased a computer with Vista Home Basic on it and I have been one of those to grow up on Windows simply because that's all that was around here in South Carolina for a while. Since I started...

Keys get stuck in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. When I try to run Steam games (TF2 to be exact) or LOTRO under wine i'll have a key get "stuck" (not in reality, the computer just thinks the key is still being pressed) when playing; there is nothing I can do to stop the computer from thinking it's pressed other than exiting out of the x-server environment back to the text-based console one. How do I fix this? It really makes playing...

Fallout tactics using wine doesnt detect cd www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I installed fallout tactics and the installation worked fine but when i tried to play the game it looks for the cd and asks to insert it but its already in the drive. Im using ubuntu hardy and the version of wine im using is 1.0-rc1. Thanks

sick of wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. every body i'm new at your forums , it really looked very great one simply, my story is that i'm really sick of that wine,i've read hundreds of threads in ts forum and some others but without but until now i didn't get any clear idea of how to deal with it and use it i'm running a windows and i want to switch to linux as quick as possible but the greatest problem facing me is running...

Internet Explorer under WINE www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i'm quite new to Wine, i've installed it just today The first thing i began to look for was running Internet Explorer (possibly v.6) under Linux. i found a site which says it's possible with Wine, so i downloaded and installed it. i got Wine to work without any problems, but couldn't install IE. the author of the script says it's only supposed to work with Wine 20041212 and i've got...

Wine has massive memory leaks? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Today I tried to run some games with wine on my Asus Eee PC 900. Just really old games because the Eee is not made for gaming :P Started some, most didn't work at all, I didn't even get a message "Wine has exited with status x - Done/Show Log/...". Some gave me this message, and 2 even worked (Battle Painter and Armagetron Advanced). Then the whole laptop was lagging, I started task...

getting on with WINE www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i am new to linux. i have heard alot about wine that it allows to run windows programs in linux. can u please just tell me any simple application that i can install in linux using wine , so that i can understand what wine is andcarry on with wine!!! Thanks

Wine and Debian Lenny www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm trying to install wine since a couple days on my Debian Lenny box, however everytime I apt-get it, it gives me a few warnings / errors, and won't install it, due to unmet dependencies. Using both, the debian repository and the winehq depository, doesn't change anything, also when trying from etch through to experimental. is there any available version or so for Lenny, without...

Link to application? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've installed Morrowind onto a machine running Kubuntu v7.10, and i'm trying to use Wrye Mash, a utility for Morrowind. Wrye requires python-2.5.msi and wx python 2.5 installed which i've done successfully. Everything is in the default installation path. In order to run Wrye Mash, i <Alt+F2> winefile - and navigate to c:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Morrowind\Mopy\Wrye Mash for...

Running Windows apps from my XP partition in Wine using ntfs-3g? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am dual-booted with Windows XP and Linux. I set Wine's C: drive to the same partition as my real Windows' C: drive. In XP, I exported all the registry keys important to the programs I wanted to run, and merged them into Wine's registry using Wine's regedit. I also make sure to run them from the command line in the same directory using "wine <programname>" just like it says in the FAQ. And...

Fonts in Steam chat www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Again Everyone, I hate to bother you all again so soon, but I have a problem. My intergrated sound card (NVidia) is not functioning properly. I have a feeling this has something to do with the motherboard driver. I have no idea how to install the Windows Driver on a Linux system. Can someone please help? If this is any help my microphone works fine, just not the sound. Info: Motherboard:...

help with WINE in Ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i've installed the latest wine, but when i try to install any program it doesn't work. for example, Daemon tools - it opens the first window with the agreement, i press next. opens another window and i press next again. then it closes with no error or anything, just like that. Nokia pc suite - doesnt even start it. Jedi knight, jedi academy, it starts the download but at 34% an error...

Running CoreFTP lite using Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. friends, I m trying to use CoreFTP Line on my FC5 box, because I am unable to use gFTP to connect my Web server through squid proxy. upon runnign coreftp line from command line I got the following error: Code: []# .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/CoreFTP/coreftp.exe wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x04611c70 at address 0x60cc0180 (thread 003f), starting debugger... Unhandled...

Accessing the C: drive in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Nevermind i can still access the c drive sorry, lock this or delete it please. im running xubuntu 8.04 and i just installed wine 0.9.59-0ubuntu4 with synaptic. i then installed Civilization 3 one of the things you need to do to get civ 3 running is to copy some fonts from a windows xp computer. but when i try to access the wines drive_c folder it gives me this error: Code: Failed...

G4HFQ Radio Software www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm very new to linux, and trying to break away from Windows completely. I use a couple of different programs writen by Bob Freeth (ham radio software - http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.g4hfq.co.uk%2Findex.html ). The software is great, but I haven't had luck installing the software for my FT-7800. I get a runtime error. Has anyone...

[SOLVED] IEs4Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am a novice in software installations in Linux and am trying to basically install IEs4Linux ( http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tatanka.com.br%2Fies4linux%2Fpage%2FMain_Page ) because I need to access some web pages which arent firefox compatible. According to the instructions on the home page I need cabextract and wine on my linux system before...

decrypt ISO? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. If this is not the place to post this then pleas help>. I have some DVD's that will not run because of encryption and safedisc because I use a player under Wine. I have created a ISO of the discs that I would like to decrypt and remove the safedisc from. Any one know where to get some tool to do that? Thanks

TomTom GPS Device www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Has anyone successfully installed the "tomtom home" and executed it? (this is the pc software for the tomtom gps device) The attachment is a screen shot of the error I get when I try to run it, Does any one have any suggestions on how to fix it? Thanks

How do I add a Wine Patch? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I found information on a bug that I'm experiencing in Wine 0.9.39.There is a patch available for it but I have no idea how to patch my install.Can anyone teach me how to patch it? Information on the specific bug and the patch is available here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fbugs.winehq.org%2Fshow_bug.cgi%3Fid%3D8709 Thanks

Tablet pressure sensivity under wine works only with ArtRage www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. That's weird, I think. I'm running debian lenny, wine 1.0. Pressure sensivity works under Art Rage, but fails under Deep Paint 2 and Art Weaver... Artweaver even has some part where we can calibrate the pen, and it detects the "wintab" tablet, but the pressure sensivity does not actually work. Another weird thing is that with artrage, to the tablet work properly, the option "recise...

Help, wine in ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i have wine currently installed in ubuntu, and when i go to run the .exe files i've downloaded, (windows media player, itunes, etc.) it extracts and goes to install them, but the windows/font are very big, and part of the window is cut off. please help, Thanks

Wine Error with d3d, Debian www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I hope you could help me out, this's the problem: I was trying to play Temple Of Elemental Evil (ToEE for short), it installed ok, I aplied an update, but the problem came when I tried to run it, here's the output I got: Code: wine ToEE.exe fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33f720,0x00000000), stub! fixme:d3d:WineD3D_ChoosePixelFormat Add OpenGL context recreation support...

Wine Ubuntu TaxCalc www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I posted this in the Ubuntu forum but got no replies so hopefully this community will be more knowledgeable. I have installed WIne (3 times now) and tried to use Winetools but after installation they just disappeared with no executable files showing anywhere, and unable to find any instructions for Winetools I gave up on it. SO I found another app called WIneDoors, this worked ok and...

Wine and SMB www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. First of all - I'm a newbie and portuguese, so don't be ofended by my english or by my questios I need to open a exe file from windows shared folder using a shortcut on desktop. (and don't want to kind of mapping drives) Is it possible ? something like: wine \\server\share\file.exe --------------------------------------------- By the way How can I use ubuntu authentication...

MathType Strange problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Ok, I've been using cygwin for a while, so I know a fair amount about bash (I think, or maybe I'm a newbie for thinking that). I recently installed mathtype with Wine as part of a school calculus assignment (mathtype is the only equation editor we are allowed to use, and I love vector linux). The problem I have is that the lables for some of the tabs in mathtype arre a bunch of strange...

Wine and ThumbsPlus 7 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I installed ThumbsPlus 7 using Wine and when I try to run the program I get this Error msg: ThumbsPlus Pro requires that ODBC 3.5 (MDAC 1.5) or later be installed on the system with MS Access database Drivers. Please Re-install ThumbsPlus Pro I've searched all over Google and can't get any good info/help. Anyone? I'm thinking that I won't be able to use Thumbs, which isn't a...

Help Using IDM www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I install internet download manager on fedora using wine,but it is not working properly.Installed correctly but not connecting with internet.Please Help. Thanks

to install .msi files www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I downloaded the CoffeeCup Html editor . and installed it using wine . then i tried opening in my vista PC . it says it needs some DHTML component . then after dwnloading it . i noticed it was a .msi file . how do I install a . msi file ? Thanks

Cursor fix? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I know there is a cursor fix for invisible cursors in games on Wine. How do I install it? Is there another way to stop this problem? Thanks

Firefox and Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have recently switched over to Slackware from a different distribution and I like Slackware very much but on my other distro wine was set up natively to launch Linux Firefox when a link was clicked on a program in wine.Would anyone be helpful enough to share how to do this manually? Thanks

Geforce 8600 GT 512MB + Wine 1.0 + Carom3d 5.01 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i have installed Wine 1.0 on Ubuntu 8.04 using an onboard video card that came with my Asus motherboard and after installing a game called Carom3d which you can find here http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fcarom3d.gameis.com%2F it worked perfectly but a little slow! So i bought a new video card for playing better games and chose this Geforce! After installing...

Problem with Photoshop 6.0/Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. New Linux user trying some of my graphics apps in PCLinuxOS/Wine. Tried Photoshop 5.0, 5.5 and finally 6.0. All operated great except the clone brush (the one brush I absolutely can't do without) won't work. Alt/mouse click does nothing and I just get the message to use the alt key. Hopefully there's a way to deal with this since I want to go to Linux. This happened in an install...

photoshop alt key www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'am running under fedora and Gnome. Photoshop successfully installed and work well but the "ALT" key which is a fonctionnality of photoshop is used too in Gnome to shifting a window. The question is: How to work the "ALT" key in photoshop with Wine ??? Thanks

ies4linux not installing www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Alright so I'm a bit of a linux newbie, however I followed the steps exactly to install ies4linux and all I get is this. I'm running Fedora 9 in VMWare and it's a fresh install. python: xcb_lock.c:33: _XCBUnlockDisplay: Assertion `xcb_get_request_sent(dpy->xcb->connection) == dpy->request' failed. Locking assertion failure.Backtrace: #0 /usr/lib/libxcb-xlib.so.0 [0x7d2767] #1...

Help WINE ON ASUS Eee PC 701 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am new to both the 701 PC , and Linux . Like the little computer but need to install a couple of small windows based utility programs including USB to Serial adapter. Does anyone know where detailed instructions can be found for a new user of both. Appreciate any help I can get, been trying with no success. Thanks

Cannot run Football Manager 2008 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I thought I successfully installed wine, the jre.exe file, and did the changes with which os to config wine under but get this message when running in terminal: wine "C:\Program Files\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2008\fm.exe" fixme:mixer:ALSA_MixerInit No master control found on HDA ATI HDMI, disabling mixer fixme:ntdll:NtQueryInformationProcess (0xffffffff,info_class=34,0x...

Wow not running www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I seem to have an issue with running wow through wine suddenly. When I try to run it nothing happens, so I ran it using command and I get this error fixme:ntoskrnl:KeInitializeSpinLock 0x4577a4 err:module:attach_process_dlls "DivxDecoder.dll" failed to initialize, aborting err:module:LdrInitializeThunk Main exe initialization for L"Z:\\media\\disk\\World of Warcraft\\Wow.exe" failed,...

Try to use Sage Line 50 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have been trying to use Sage Line 50 with no luck. The problem is the DLL files it can not find. The install program you can not see what button dose what. Can antone help or is using sage on a linux box. Thanks

steam mic support? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. im running ubuntu 8.04 + the latest version of wine in the repos but i cant seem to get my mic to work, ive tried all the sound drivers but to no avail. anyone know how to get mics working? Thanks

Wine installation help... www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm completly new to linux and therefore I don't really have a clue about it. I'm using Debian Lenny 64bit and I want to install wine 0.9.52 ... Now my question is, what do I have to do to get a working wine 0.9.52 with all dependencies and all that other stuff(libwine, libwhatever etc.) that it needs to run perfectly ? Thanks

HELP! dxdiag problem in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I wanted to play FIFA08, so I installed the game and it told me to install directx 9.0c. so i downloaded it and installed it. I ran DXSETUP.exe, then tried to run dxdiag.exe from /home/andrewdjkim/.wine/drive_c/system32 but there was no dxdiag.exe I installed it everything, but no dxdiag..where is it or did i do something wrong? Thanks

Does WINE runs faster than Windows www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am working on a porting project(Windows to Linux). Recently I tried to have analysis of the Windows natively developed application processing time in Windows and in WINE. That means i compiled a small test application in Windows and then executed it first on Windows (XP) platform and noted the time. And then I executed the sane Windows exe on the Linux with WINE. This test application...

[SOLVED] wine upgrade - missing alsa www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am on Debian 4.0 stable. I was originally using wine 1.1.1, which worked reasonably well for me, but decided to update because of one specific issue. 1.1.1 was the last version I found built for Debian, so as I wanted to use the latest version available I downloaded 1.1.3 source and compiled it according to instruction in the included readme file. It works fine with the exception of...

wine exe? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. im a n00b to linux, but i've downloaded wine and apparently theres supposed to be an exe in the folder that i run to install it but theres no exe could someone help me please??? Thanks

AutoCAD or Civil 3D on Emulator www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Does anyone have experience or recommendations of a windows emulator to run autoCAD or autodesk Civil3D on a Linux machine? Thanks

Upgrading wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have wine of version 0.9.46. I want to upgrade it to a new version 1.1.12.. I downloaded the tar.gz package of the new version. But when i tried to configure the new version, it gave a error saying that it cannot find a flex package... What exactly is this flex package? And also should i uninstall the old version before installing the new one? Thanks

Wine + network play (Il-2 sturmovik) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I've got this game running under Wine (on Kubuntu) but I cannot connect to online servers. I've had a look around winecfg but there do not appear to be any network settings so should Wine support networking as default? I've asked this question at a few other forums but no one has been forthcoming so I suspect it's either a no brainer (if so, could someone tell me why anyway?) or not...

make wine work better with windows? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i know that wine works by using windows .dll files and such. i read the wine description and found "Wine does not require Microsoft Windows, however it can use native system dll files in place of its own if they are available." i am assuming this means that if i own windows i can copy the windows files into the wine directory? if this is true i would like to know which directories are...

iphone syncing through itunes in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. im trying to sync my iphone through iTunes using wine but it does not detects my iPhone. Im not sure if the ituneshelper app is running in the background which is the one in charge of detecting the ipod/iphone. Ive heard that is posible to sync the ipod with itunes running wine but im not so sure with iphone. I know it is posible to do it wirelessly through amarok, that is how im...

Wine Registry Permissions www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm trying to run the City of Heroes character designer in wine. It installed and runs correctly; however, it is in Korean and not English. The way to change this in Windows is to change a dword in the registry and to set the permissions for writing to that key as read only. Using the regedit that comes with wine I cannot find anything for permission setting. Every time the program comes...

how to use wine??? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i hv installed wine 1.1.4 on my fedora 9. my question is how to run my Windows program. i hv tryin to open corel with terminal by typing this $ wine bla..bla/corelDRW.exe but it cant open and it says that CorelDRW not found, im sure that the path is 10000% right. what should i do??? ---sorry for my bad english---- Thanks

Two instances of wine; "default", and with winetricks. Is this the way to do it? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. The main question is the first one. The last two are less important, and unlikely to be something known for people who haven't done a few obscure experiments, I think... I've read it on the read-me file of another, totally unrelated program, but I've searched a bit and seems to be something more general: ./configure --prefix=/home/*user* (from within the root folder of the source,...

trouble with driver? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Good morning, I'm running mandriva 2008 with emerald and compiz-fusion (which shouldn't bother, at least this one guy on youtube plays cod4 with compiz enabled). I want to play cod4 on my mashine. I got it installed properly via wine. when I try to run it now, I get Code: [root@localhost Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare]# wine iw3sp.exe err:alsa:ALSA_CheckSetVolume Could not find...

how do I get gecko(mozilla) for wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. When I launch wine applications, it is always asking me to install gecko(mozilla) but I don't have internet connection. How do I get the gecko to install manual? Thanks

installation of wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. after i download ver 1.14 which come with .rpm, i try to click it in my acer one, it prompte me to key in pass word. when i down load ver 1.0, after i un zip it, i can't find ant execute file for installation. any can advise how? Thanks

I downloaded the gecko.cab, how do I install it manually on ubuntu? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I manually downloaded the gecko.cab from source net, I was told I need not install it that I should just place it in the right folder and the wine application will work well. I placed it in nearly every folder in my wine c- drive, but nothing happens. I just read that I should use winetricks (after installing cabextract) to manually install the gecko after putting it in winetricks_cache...

Source games in linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm a bit of a linux noob, and I'm having trouble getting counter-strike source to run well in linux.Counter-strike 1.6 runs fine.In fact, it seems to be running better than it use to in windows.Source games, however, never get more than 30 fps, even when I run them at directX 7. I'm running 2.6.25-gentoo-r7 AMD64. Graphics card: Geforce 7600 CPU: Pentium D (800 series, if I remember...

wineasio www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i'm trying to get wineasio. Though of course u have to compile it. Though it requires a 32 header file which i don't have and the downloaded package for gcc gave the the files....except 64 header files instead. I can not find the 32version of them anywhere in package manager and Google searches show little help. If someone could please tell me where i can get them or show me where...

Input not supported www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Its great being here I like WINE and did quite alot with it so far! I am new and Using Ubuntu 8.0.4 I have a problem with WINE, when i install, say for instance counter strike source....It install completes successfully...... When i try to run it, i get "Input not supported" floating on my screen! It happens with a few games....... Some works. Anyone found a solution for...

error in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. everybody: Could somebody tell me how can I solve ts error message when I run wine? err:winedevice:ServiceMain driver L"SASDIFSV" failed to load err:winedevice:ServiceMain driver L"SASKUTIL" failed to load Thanks

Driver problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i m using fedora8. And i m new user Its my mother-board configuration..........INTEL-DESKTOP-BOA... D101GGC. And its my current time video driver (ATI Radeon RC410 Radeon X200) enabled by fedora8. And ATI Radeon RC410 Radeon X200 is not support of 3d effects? which video driver support of 3d effects help me Thanks

Not enough space in C: drive www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When i try to install this educational kids game (reader rabbit) in wine, i get the error not enough space in c: drive even though there is enough.Theres 15 gig left, and the game takes 250mb. Thanks

[SOLVED] spider xp or vista on Hardy?? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. It's me again, as you noticed I ha ve a lot of Questions and problems or just situations. Now, I've read all the way through page 17 with no luck so I decided to start a new thread. Here's the problem, my wife is a very addicted to spider and I can't get a clone of it. I already installed some apps that looks very alike, but she complains is not the same. I've tried running the...

Problems running game in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I managed to install a demo of the game Condemned: Criminal Origins.However, it won't run when I try to open it. Here's my terminal output: err:module:import_dll Library MSVCP71.dll (which is needed by L"Z:\\home\\Will\\Desktop\\Condemned.exe") not found err:module:LdrInitializeThunk Main exe initialization for L"Z:\\home\\Will\\Desktop\\Condemned.exe" failed, status c0000135 I...

Limit memory Wine shows to programs www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I decided to install an old favourite of mine using Wine (Conflict Freespace The Great War) and it appeared to go well. When running the game however, I get a message showing that there is not enough memory (-4gb free). I am sure this is due to an overflow as the software is so old it probably can'thandle a 3gb machine. Is there any way to get Wine to pretend to have 512Mb of memory? ...

Problem with OpenGL in Wine with WOW www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am new here and hope that you would help me if there is another thread about my problem, I am sorry that I opened it twice. my english is not the best but i will try to explain my problem so I have managed it to bring WoW going on my Linux Ubuntu (the newest version). But I have a problem.. The Direct X .. my WoW is verrry sloow... laags.. I tried to change the config.wtf to...

How to use Japanese programs www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have ubuntu 8.04 and I would like to use some windows Japanese programs. I tried, but the encodind is all messed up. It used to happen in windows as well unless I selected Japanese as the language foa ll the non unicode software. Is there something similar in wine? Or is there a Japanese version of wine? Thanks

[FC6/Athlon-XP]Wine mysteriously failing (Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Bug reported as #6735 on winehq bugzilla] I've been using wine on fedora for quite a while on successive incarnations of Fedora Core OSes on my home machine but last week Wine sunddenly started crashing on my Fedora Core 6 install with the following message : wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00000000 at address (nil) (thread 0009), starting debugger... Anything...

Wine not running nokia pc suite efficiently... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. iam unable to run nokia pc suite using wine efficiently. it opens but not able to run. . iam able to install it but not able to run it. Also tel what are the drivers to be installed to make it really function with wine... is there any other way or software available (for suse 10) to connect my phone with my pc? Thanks

Simple Tool (Geardata) not working www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I´ve got a little problem... It´s because of this free program http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.svs-tools.de%2F5.html which i can´t get working with wine. Unfortuneatly there wasn´t any solution on google, just people complainig about it not working. Would be cool if anyone could help me The terminal says the following: Code: wine: Unhandled...

Enormous graphic problems using Wine 1.1.6 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. everybody, i'm running archlinux with kernel 2.6.27 on my machine using a Ati X1800GTO graphicscard and latest fglrx drivers. If i want to start a game, like Starcraft for example, the picture seems to be crimped to half of the screen (the other half stays black) and as a result weird, tiny squares appear, containing that, what is meant to be the game... i can't tell, whether this is...

Running StarCraft BroodWar on linux ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am running Hardy Heron, and am trying to run Starcraft. I have installed starcraft and I can get the screen that lets you choose to Run Starcraft, See Preiview, Register, etc. When I click Run Starcraft, nothing happens, other than the setup screen disappears. I am also using Wine, but it still doesnt work. The funny thing is, I can remember running Starcraft on the same computer about...

Internet Access/Printing thru WINE www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm pretty new to the Linux world all though I have a past 8-year networking background in Windows.I back in the Army and away from my free store of software and have been kicking around the idea of Linux for a few years and about to make the move.I have one issue that plagues me just a bit, in the Army I have ONE program that is VERY important and as with anything in the Army, they are...

General questions about Wine... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I haven't used wine in a little while now (a couple of months), partly because i had a lot of difficulty getting it to install and just got frustrated trying to get it to work. some background info on my previous experience with wine: i was using fedora core 3 at the time and attempted to install it using the cvs version (i found the install pretty difficult even following what seemed...

Empire Earth Help www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am trying to install Empire Earth under Wine. The file is on my desktop. I have recently installed the new version of wine (1.0). When trying to install EE I get: chris@chris-laptop:~/Desktop/EmpireEarth$ wine EmpireEarth.exe err:module:import_dll Library MSVCP60.dll (which is needed by L"Z:\\home\\chris\\Desktop\\EmpireEarth\\sxlrt233.dll") not found err:module:import_dll Library...

gameguard error www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. whenever the little gameguard window comes up when i start a game (maplestory, for example), it quits with the error: "Error Initializing (114)", "An error occurred while resetting GameGuard. Please try rebooting the system before restarting the client, or close all programs that may potentially collide with the client before restarting. We also recommend running virus/spyware checks...

Wine 1.1.4 on Linpus www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i am using Acer Aspire One with Linpus Linux Lite and I dont know how to install Wine 1.1.4 on it could anyone help me please? Thanks

Installing with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Hey i am new to linux and i have an aspire one with linpus lite and i was able to download wine but i cannot get it to install anything that i download. I have been looking on the net now for a while and just cant seem to get it. When i download the file it gets saved to the Desktop and all the sites just say type "wine pokerstarsinstall.exe" in the terminal and it should run. But it...

Photoshop CS installation www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Whats the problem when i try to install photoshop CS (from CD): [juho@localhost Photoshop]$ wine setup.exe wine: Unhandled page fault on write access to 0x00000000 at address 0x40b1cc (thread 0009), starting debugger... Unhandled exception: page fault on write access to 0x00000000 in 32-bit code (0x0040b1cc). Register dump: CS:0073 SS:007b DS:007b ES:007b FS:0033 GS:003b EIP:0040b1cc...

Pokerstars in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Ubuntu 8.04. There have been several updates for both Wine and Pokerstars in recent weeks. Before that the software seemed to work OK. However, during this series of "improvements", something broke in the sound system. Detail: Sound cuts out after something less than 1 second. As long as I keep the pokerstars window open no sound will play in other apps. Also, the video...

SiteSpinner in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Has anyone used SiteSpinner in Wine? I launch the installer and the Wine Debugger flashes across the screen, but I can't find a log file of what it echos and then it is gone in a fraction of a second...but the msi does not install. Here is what I get: scott@Ennio:/home$ msiexec /i~/SiteSpinnerV270f.msi fixme:advapi:LookupAccountNameW (null) L"scott" (nil) 0x32f87c (nil) 0x32f880...

Installing Battlefield 2142 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. k i have wine and i installed the game just fine, now every time i click on the icon or use the disc a message pops up saying the the cd is not in the drive .... im confused, could some one help please??? Thanks

Mounted disk in CS:S Installation? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I was trying to install CS-S on my Ubuntu PC and when I tried to put second disk in, it said "Unable to unmount disk. Access Denied" or something rather. I couln'd open the CD Drive until I quit the installation. Any suggestions? Thanks

WINE and CS did work then did not work www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I installed Wine on Mandriva 2009 Powerpack and installed steamInstall.msi. It worked fine. I started Steam, installed games and played. For a few days. Then some updates to Mandriva arrived. And after that I can start Steam and all that but when I try to start CS or CS:CZ I get "Prepraring to lunch thing" then I get a error message something like: "Cant open filesystem DLL." And something...

World Of Goo freeze the pc! www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i'm a new user.. I write to you to solve this strange problem.. I use Ubuntu 8.10, and a few days ago i installed World of Goo (native for windows) through wine..the game go well, but when i enter in the multiplayer zone, or when there is a game connection with the web, the pc freeze..i can't move the mouse and also the keyboard not obtain results..it's still possible hear the music...

How do i Install Wine HQ www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Plz PLZ help me out i need to install Wine HQ inorder to use .exe files Plz show or give a link to where i can find or Something Thanx so Much Gregg du Plessis....... Thanks

Help! WINE in Knoppix.. www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Iv'e installed knoppix in my pc and have configured WINE as well in order to view Powerpoint show files (.pps). Things were running smoothly. Fonts, bullets, and images were clearly shown and even the hyperlink was functioning. But when I tried to use the templates of the 07 Power point, my pc hanged. How will I resolve this? And another thing, is there a certain configuration...

Wine + OpenSUSE 11 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm having some trouble playing games and using applications via Wine. I can install games, for example Guild Wars and Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2 (THPS2), but I can't manage to play them. When I run Guild Wars, the screen freezes, leaving my PC useless. With THPS2, a dialog says that I have to insert the CD, when the CD is in the drive. I have configured my drives in Code: winecfg ,...

Please Help Me With Rocket Mania!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I just recently upgraded from Ubuntu Hardy Heron to Intrepid Ibex.When I had Hardy Heron, I was able to play Rocket Mania using Wine without any problems whatsoever.After I upgraded to Intrepid Ibex, I am no longer able to run Rocket Mania.Whenever I now try running Rocket Mania under Intrepid Ibex, all I get is this little window that pops up telling me that an error occurred and it...

Segmentation fault for most windows progs www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a strange problem and can't seem to find anything which might help to fix it.. When I try to run about half of the programs installed in wine, I get a segmentation fault. So far, I can't run Wow, Enemy Territory, Max/Msp 5 or Steam.. Each program gives a segmentation fault at some stage. Wow I can get as far as the launcher, but if I try to run the Wow.exe it comes up with...

shortcuts do not work, program does...? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I just installed wine on ubuntu 8.04 and it works fine for several programs. Except for one1, Euroglot, a very handy translator E-D-F-G, I downloaded (for free) quite some time ago on Windows, but which isn't free anymore.... This program works (via wine) in Ubuntu when I click on the exe file on the virtual c disk, but the installer didn't place a shortcut to Applications/Wine/Programs...

General Problems... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've been having trouble getting Wine to run anything, with the exception of Xfire... And even that doesn't work properly. Also, I think I buggered up my windows installation (told it the real C:, later read the FAQs...) Running Kubuntu 8.04, and some apps that I reinstalled worked a couple of times but not often... Thanks

showing .pps files using powerpoint 2000/powerpoint viewer2003 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. im working on my project right now, and i have some problems in directly playing powerpoint show files(.pps) under wine. My .pps plays fine, but i want to play my .pps file directly after I click on the file. i've used a script: (to open in powerpoint) #!/bin/bash wine "/home/user/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Microsoft Office/Office/powerpnt.exe" "$@" i've used a script: (to open...

Microoft Access 2003 not working? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Does anyone know why MS access 2003 won't open databases for me in wine? Every time I open or create one I get this error Thanks

Battlefield 1942 -- spawn freeze www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Basically, 1942 gets all the way to the spawn, all menus (as far as I can tell) run fine, sound is somewhat jumpy at above 11khz.But anyhow, I can get all the way into the game itself -- but the moment I spawn in (without spawn delay, right as I hit enter), the entire computer freezes, except for the mouse.Nothing responds.This came from the console (not all at once) fixme:thread:Nt...

Settings not loading www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When I try to open the wine settings through the 'system settings' dialog, it comes up with this message: "The module Windows Applications could not be loaded. Possible reasons: An error occured during your last KDE update leaving an orphaned control module. You have old third-party modules lying around. Check these points carefully and try to remove the module mentioned in...

Default Browser www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Web links don't do anything in my wine apps.I'm trying to find where to set the default browser.(which I want to be my linux firefox) I found a post linking to what was supposed to be a site w/ instructions about a registry key to modify.The link no longer works. Could someone give me the name of the key w. the default browser? Thanks

[SOLVED] Aheeva soft phone through Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm having trouble getting aheeva's softphone client (starphone.exe) to connect through wine. I can get the program to open no prob (albeit slowly), but when trying to connect it errors out invariably. Connected to my work network with openvpn, and am able to access all network resources just fine... Gut reaction is that it's having issues getting out, starphone uses port 8765 and...

My keybored seems to not work on wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. When i run the games i want to play, such as half life or hl2 or gmod, they run perfectly, but some how, it blocks my key board or something, so i doesnt allow me to move, jump, or even exit the game. Can anyone help me? Thanks

Wine's hotkey ALT+MOUSeRightClick bothers me in Warcraft www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I like playing warcraft, And I need to use Alt a lot to show each creatures HP. And I also need to click the right click of my mouse to move my creatures. But, when I do these two buttons together, a wine menu appears. Thus, I can't play smoothly. So, anyone knows how to solve the problem? Thanks

WINE: Heeelp www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. my name is Marcus, I'm completely new to Linux and the reason why I have Linux is because my old windows hand me down system crashed (well actually downloaded a BAADD virus ) so my brother was able to get my computer up and running with freespire a couple of months ago.The reason why I'm posting this thread is because I want to play Diablo 2 LOD on my freespire system I did some researching...

Emulator for games www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Guys, Does anyone know of a simple game or program that is windows based but I can use a windows emulator to play it on my linux system? I appreciate any help. Oh, also, where I can get a free windows emulator that is compatible with Red hat. Thanks

wine configuration menu has no font www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i just installed wine-1.1.11 when i go to the configuration menu the font is gone. heres a screenshot: im not sure at all whats wrong, plz help Thanks

[SOLVED] How to use wine???? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Hey I'm totally lost in wine. I can see if i go to instal programs that wine is installt. But that is all. i have tryed to use the forum to find out how to run wine, but i dont know where i type the orders for an example. yaer that lost. I am pretty good at windows but lost here. I dont have a exact game i what to run, so i cant be told that way. I just need to try the games...

installing wine on kubuntu 7.10 LIUNIX! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have kubutu 7.10 and would like to know how to install the wine software or progam w/o goin online to get it because my computer can't cennect to the inernet right now because it use a wireless card (PCI) which has only windows drivers and software that I know of it is a Trendnet card any help will be great!!! PS: can wine use or install DVD burners becasue I have two in my...

Cannot activate virtual desktops www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Any time I go into winecfg and activate Virtual Desktop apply and exit the virtual desktop doesn't work at all. No change in settings for resolution have any effect. I have deleted my wine configuration and turn on the vd setting again but it still won't work. I have also restarted. Please help! I have wine-1.1.9 Thanks

Automatically close window by submitting Return key www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I want to execute a windows application in Wine that just makes a printout. All that happens autmatically. The only problem I have is that I need to send a RETURN command to the windows print dialog as soon as it appears. Does anybody know how I can wait for the dialog window and then send the keypress? Thanks

Age of Mythology with Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am trying to install Age of Mythology, but get this output. As I am very new to Ubuntu, I was wondering if this is some sort of my mistake; or is it just a limitation of Wine? Code: su: Authentication failure s613n7157@adski-desktop:~$ su Password: root@adski-desktop:/home/s613n7157# cd / root@adski-desktop:/# cd /home/s613n7157/Garbage/Age root@adski-desktop:/home/s613n7157/Garbage/Age#...

Rosetta Stone Profile? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Okay, I realize this is a Linux forum, and not a Windows forum, but my question deals with both.First of all, I am learning Japanese with Rosetta Stone and a few websites.I'm going to be going on a two week trip to California soon, so I was going to pick up a laptop to take with me.I'm looking at the Asus eee 1000 laptop.I am going to load it with eeebuntu.So, my question is, does anyone...

New to linux and wine...having problems with winetricks www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm running a new install of SuSe 10 and downloaded wine from winehq.org It's installed but the app I am trying to install with wine requires the VC++2k5sp1 runtime (vcredist_x86.exe).Of course the installer for the runtime doesn't work in wine either.After searching a bit, I came across winetricks.unfortunately when trying to installe the vcrun2005sp1 (or anything else) using winetricks,...

need help running coolsat loader? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am not sure if anyone here is familiar with free to air satellites or if discussing them here is appropriate. If it's not then I apolegize. I use CoolSat Pro Loader v.2.4 and I can not seem to get it working on wine. It is not an installer file, but one of those .exe programs thats just pop and are ready to use if you know what I am saying. Can anyone help me with this? BTW if...

Missing Text in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just installed Wine onto a desktop running Fedora 10 but all the text in all wine programs is blank and the installers, and actual games are all missing text. THe games have text but it is all muddled up and mispelled etc. I thought i might be a problem with Microsoft TrueType fonts so, i followed this guide http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fww...

wine - ubuntu - joystick: problem with POV hat www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I've got the following problem which is specific to wine on ubuntu: when I play a Windows game the joystick works, except for the POV hat buttons which don't do anything. No problem on any other distro (tried Mandriva and Debian), only on ubuntu. When running jstest or similar program the hat buttons works ok - just not under wine. My stick is Saitek ST290 Pro. Anyone have an idea? TIA ...

[SOLVED] Wine: Windowed Mode www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm using Pc LinuxOS 2007, so how do I emulate Bryce 5 in Windowed Mode? Simply put, I have to put in the Serial Code right at the Splash Screen for the first time using it, but I can't see the thing or the tool bars, if they were there in the first place. Thanks

WC3 + Garena + Ventrilo www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. WC3 issue: Whenever I try to open WC3 through Wine, it restarts my log in session. And it's quite annoying. Anyone have any idea on a fix? Garena: I can't do anything with it, images and text does not show up properly. Ventrilo: PTT key works once, for about a half a second and then it stops working. ?_? Thanks

Microsoft Data Link Error www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I've installed the PostgresQL Database and the psqlODBC Driver. Secondly I?ve added anew "System Data Source" in ODBC Datat Source Administrator. The test there has run successful. Now I choose in "Data Link Properties" the Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers and choose the data source name, which I?ve entered in the ODBC Data Source Administrator to make a Database Connection. But...

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. just installed wine so I could run Microsoft Office in my Linux OS. I popped in the installation cd and used wine to install the .exe files and everything seemed to install just fine was even able to put in my code to use it, at least it didn't give me any errors. However, when I try running word, power point, or excell It just loads and says opening the program for about 15 seconds then...

game not running www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I downloaded a game as an .exe - file. I installed it by using wine. The game startschreen is running and downloading all patches and stuff. When this is ready I Click start game. The start-screen closes and gameguard starts running. When this is ready it disappears and nothing happens. The game doens't start. Where is the problem situated and how can I solve it?? Thanks

Delorme Street Atlas www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Installed WINE, and used the instructions at WINEHQ for installing Street Atlas.GPS and mapping work, but find and route functions don't work.Anyone else had this issue?Any thoughts or help would be wonderfull Thanks

Wine Help *Newbie* www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I was having problems running Fallout Tactics using Wine, a fatal error would pop up everytime at the start, apparently this solution works: Add a string value to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Wine\\X11 Driver in regedit The name UseDGA and the value Y But being new to linux I have no idea what this means or how to do it, so how do I do that? Thanks

DVD Flick -- being able to read the fonts www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm trying to install the DVD Flick program. I don't suppose anyone has done that? I looked on the Wine App DB, but the results are old. Also they don't seem to have the results that I'm having. The installation goes fine, then the program starts. Some of the text on the screen I just cannot read. It's small and not very clear. I looked at the program using a windows box and I figured...

Photoshop 7 in Linux - Filter problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have recently installed Photoshop 7 into Ubuntu 8.10 (H,H) and I am finding that certain filters within Photoshop did not work.The filters were the ones that required the use of the "Alt" key (For example the "Clone" filter. Has anyone found this problem; if so is there a fix? Thanks

EVE Online with Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Trying to get EVE Online running through Wine on my EEE PC that has Ubuntu: Easy Peasy on it. WHen the game starts up it goes full screen, screen goes black, about 15 seconds later the whole computer freezes up. Anyone know what could be up? Thanks

Oblivion WINE Help www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. OS: Ubuntu 8.04 Wine 1.0.1 Hello everyone. I have been using Linux for the last week and am hooked. Never again will I touch Windows. I use Virtual box ose to emulate windows xp just to more easily run my microsoft office software, love it! But on to why I am here. I am trying to setup Elder Scrolls 4 with Wine 1.0.1. I am following a guide listed here: http://www.linuxforums...

Unmounting a flash drive in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. is there a way to unmount a flash drive in Wine 1.1.14?I am using Epson Easy Photo Print to print pictures from different sources.However I can't unmount flash drives unless I close the program. Thanks

Oblivion CD not reading. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using the http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.uesp.net%2Fwiki%2FOblivion%3ALinux%23Wine_dotfile_setup guide to setup Oblivion... Despite the fact that I can get into /media/OblivionGOTYENF and execute wine setup.exe, it gives me the error "No CD/DVD Drive found". Suggestions? Thanks

videoredo keyboard focus www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. While editing video, if I do something by mouse or keyboard that opens a child window, when the child window closes I have to click on the main window to regain focus on it. Thanks

Weird Problem with WINE/WoW www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Okay, so, I'm on the latest Ubuntu, 8.04, I think it is. I'm fairly new to Linux, and after a few unsuccessful installs of world of Warcraft through wine, I'm trying to get rid of all of it and start over...but I can't, it just plain won't let me. Okay, at first wine installed fine, then I started installing wow. It went fine for the first day and a half of downloading patch info...

Steam Issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just got steam up and running through wine in Ubuntu 64bit, and I have a couple issues.First, I cant read anything.The text is way to small.Its not a huge issue, but its a little annoying. Second, and most important, I can't actually play games.I installed Half Life 2, clicked on it, and it went into the regular launching window, then gave me this error: MountAppFilesystem() fal...

[SOLVED] Wine on Linpus Linux Light netbook www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I need a little help. I need to install wine so that i can use itunes on my laptop, i also want to be able to open zip/rar files successfully (il happily use any suggested software for this part). My problem is that i have no idea about linux at all, iv always been a window man (i know, i know lol) and have recently purchased this netbook so im struggling to get to grips with a new OS. Im...

me, wine and basic human stupidity www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have just done something a little bit silly. I was editing my main menu and sort of pressed a button, purely on the basis that I had never really noticed it before. I would like to say that I was distracted by a posse of oriental virgins but truth be told, I was really tired. And tired = stupid. Anyways I deleted wine from the main menu and I would really like it back. If its at...

Cannot use wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have installed wine in my linux box I tried to install Adobe dreamweaver CS4 but I can't, I did right click on the adobe installer, then I select "Open with wine", then it extracted all the files, and created a folder in my desktop and it says adobe CS4, there I have a setup.exe file, I did right click, then open with wine and nothing happened. Maybe I do not know how to use wine. Can...

Imperium Galactica II does not start www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I've got a problem with IG 2 here... I'm running Ubuntu 8.10 and I installed that game with Wine (I read at winehq that this game works). Everything went fine, even the setup.exe (I always failed at this point using VMWare on a Mac). But the game just won't start up. For some seconds it appears in the taskbar but then disappears again... Does anyone got a clue what the problem could be?...

Help with Wine/WoW www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm fairly new to Linux.My Windows XP decided to quit on me and since I'm taking Linux in college at the moment, I had a Fedora 8 cd so I figure it's best to learn through experiment.I read the sticky at the top about installing and configuring Wine and WoW and it installed fine but I don't know how to get to the Config.wtf file to add in the extra lines.Also, Wow told me that my CPU speed...

Counterstrike Source www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Does anyone know how or were i can go to read up on installing Counterstrike source the game not the servers to Linuxs ?? Am looking for some help plz and and Thanks

Error Lauching WoW.exe www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Finally got it installed, and changed the config.wtf file, added what it said i should, then lauched and caught an error. the error reads: This Application has encountered a critical error: ERROR # 132 (0x85100084) Fatal Exception Program: c:/prgramfiles/worldofwarcraft/wow.exe Exception: 0xC0000005 (ACCESS_VIOLATION) at 0073:7D2CB7D8 The instruction at "0x7D2CB7D8" referenced...

What is this Mean ? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Warning: could not find DOS drive for current working directory '/home/john', starting in the Windows directory. wine: could not load L"C:\\windows\\system32\\setup.exe": Module not found i did wine setup.exe and it give me that ^^^ Thanks

Wine Doors cannot install Win app from a setup file on HD? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I just installed Wine Doors but I see no option to install a Windows app from a setup.exe file on my hard drive. I only see options to download a Win program or install an app from CD. Am I missing something? I guess I should just use Wine, not Wine Doors, to install from an .exe? I'm a Linux newbie running Mint 6 and am just starting to try to learn how to use Wine. I wish there...

Wine Java? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I want to use ubuntu to access my Cisco router. I have been using gtkterm(?) I think and its been working OK. I am studying for CCNA exam and I would like to get some practice using the SDM gui. I have wine installed and it starts to install the SDM..OK, but then stops, becuse it needs new Java jre.something. I installed the linux version already. Then I tried to download and install a...

Wine, Video drivers, and City of Heroes www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm using Wine to play City of Heroes and while overall it works pretty well, there are a few quirks I'm hoping to find fixes for.The biggest of these is that it seems that either Wine or the COH executable itself isn't correctly recognizing the video driver and therefore isn't making good use of the available features. Here's what I have: Intel Core 2 Quad 6600 processor Ubuntu Intrepid-Ibex...

Ether Saga issue with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Im running ubuntu 8.10 running with a video card xpress 200m. I want to play ether saga the latest version found here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Feso.perfectworld.com%2Fdownload%2Fgame_client . The moment i start patcher.exe it immediatly crashes. in the terminal i get the error code X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources...

Games on multi CD install www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am trying to install Call of Duty within Wine. The first disc installs ok but when asked for the second disc I cant eject the first. How do you unmount a cd when linux is telling you it cant unmount because it is being used. Is there an easy way of installing multi CD games??? Many Thanks

Wine for domain users www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Is there any way to implement wine in domain environment. As wine is configured on user profile bases. For example if i installed IE, i want that any user login to system should get the installed IE. Just like any installed applications is available to all users ofthe system. If anyone having any idea please share. Thanks

office 2007 installation error www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. people, i'm new to ts forum... i've been trying to install office 2007 (prof plus) using wine (1.1.19) onto Ubuntu 8.04. I've managed to get to the installation stage but at around 60%, the installation stalls for around 1 min then just closes/disappears...(no error)? terminal shows: Unhandled exception: wait failed on critical section 0x7e617d58 err:seh:raise_exception Unhandled...

Wine Hitman Codename 47 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. so i've been trying to get this to run and have been getting a few errors. here's the output Code: $ wine Setup.exe fixme:keyboard:RegisterHotKey ((nil),40960,0x00000001,9): stub fixme:wininet:INET_QueryOptionHelper INTERNET_OPTION_CONNECTED_STATE: semi-stub fixme:wininet:InternetSetOptionW Option 37 STUB fixme:wininet:InternetSetOptionW Option 39 STUB fixme:wininet:InternetSetOptionW...

winetricks - ActiveX error www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. rpm -q wine wine-1.1.18-2.1 then # sh winetricks directx9 msxml3 vcrun2003 dotnet11 corefonts vb6run I am trying to run a home made Visual Basic 6 application on SUSE Linux Desktop 10, using "wine-1.1.18-2.1" Installation of VB 6 Application went smooth, and creates the directory under "/root/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/PrjPatientInfo". I then did the following # cd /root/....

keys sticking in guild wars www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Under wine versions .19 and .20 (only 2 I've tried), I get sticking keys resulting in uncontrollable spinning (or running or whatever key gets stuck.The log output has a million fixmes relating to keyboard.Any hints as to what might cause this.(EDIT: yes, "the keyboard" is a great guess - thanks for any fixin advice tho!) Couple log sample files.First sample, I was able to "unstick"...

How to install Gtalk with wine. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i was looking for a method to install Gtalk on Fedora. After downloading the .exe I tried opening it with wine but ended up with errors. I wonder whether it can be installed on Linux. Thanks

Running GAMS www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I tried installing GAMS from http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gams.com for linux but couldn't make it... On the other hand I just used the .exe file and it installed using Wine without problems...Thus far I have used Wine to run KeyNote, ChessPad and GAMS... Interesting but that pretty much is what I needed to be Windows free...Would love to be...

wine configure fails to see libraries when installing www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to install the latest wine (wine-1.1.21) from source tar-ball onto a RedHat 5 64-bit server. When I first started, it warned me about a lot of missing libraries (mostly all sorts of 32-bit development files but also some applications like icotool and fontforge). Now I've managed to resolve most of them by running "./configure --enable-maintainer-mode" and then installing the...

WoW gfx problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Ever since the new patch, I've been having strange graphic problems.This happens usually when I fly around, it'll start small and soon it covers the whole screen.The problem is the screen fills up with unicolor polygons.Here is a screenshot. h t t p://img219.imageshack.us/img219/214/glitch.jpg(take off the spaces off http, couldn't post the link since I'm a new user....) Any help...

Programs Wine Can Run? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have some programs that I need to run. MS Word MS Powerpoint Notepad MS Access MS Publisher Win Media Player Google Chrome Audicity Game Maker 6.1 and 7 GIMP MS Outlook Google Earth Line Rider Unbound for PC BitTorrent WinRar WinZip Quicktime And others Thanks

Prog won't maximise without Alt+F10 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've got 'WriteOutloud' (talking wordprocessor for dyslexic children) working pretty well on an Asus Eeepc (Xandros) and on an Acer Aspire One (Kuki Linux) I'm using Wine 1.0.1 on both machines. What happens is that the prog starts up normally then immediately minimises to the taskbar. To make it run fullscreen you have to click on it and press Alt+F10 Although not a serious problem...

"insert JDK path on Wine" = huh? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm following hxxp://supportforums.blackberry.com/rim/board/message?board.id=java_dev&message.id=25929&query.id=182675#M25929 (replaces 'x' with 't') to install the Blackberry Eclipse plugin. I'm stuck at step 4, as I'm not sure what it is asking. I have a basic understanding of Paths within Windows, but don't know how to edit/add/create them within Linux/Wine. Anybody know what...

creating RPMs including wine and a windows program www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have just installed WINE on Linux-Suse and a Windows-program that runs as a service on Windows. That worked well. Now i want to create a RPM installation-packet, where wine and the windows progam is included. Now I have some questions: Is it enough to adjust the WINE RPM and pack the Installation-folder of the win-program into the tar.gz-file? Perhaps there is also the possibillity...

Paths with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am trying to integrate a Widows Programm into Wine. For that i try it with a simple Autoit-Exe. At the moment I am trying to install the exe-file in the Program-Path of an individual Wine-Prefix. This exe-file reads an Inifile, which is in the same Directory. When I use Winefile to open the .exe, the inifile is read correctly. When I use it in a .desktop shortcut with the order...

Adding shortcuts for Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Having dabbled with Linux for years, I have now finally decided to consign M$oft to the dustbin. Since installing Ubuntu 9.04 as a dual boot system some weeks ago, I have found no need to boot into Window$ at all. However, as a programmer (during the last several years in Delphi Pascal) I have written half a dozen utilities which I still want to use ? at least until I have learned to reprogram...

Pro Cycling manager 2009 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Does anybody knows how to make the game run? It installs just fine, but won't run. I have been searching all over the web to find a solution, but not haven't found a single webpage or thread about it? Thanks

how to use wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. im new on linux an i have yust installed fc4.I have installed wine but i dont know how to use it.can i play games from widows on linux whit wine? can anybody give me instructions or guide forhow to use wine?i need guide whit pictures and it must not be se complicated because my english is not so good Thanks

Steam problems in WINE www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I want to install Zombie Panic: Source under Steam with WINE. However, when I go to the mod's Steam page and click install, nothing happens. In fact, I can't conduct searches properly (every time I click search it just refreshes the page) and I can't scroll down, either. Is there any way to fix this? Thanks

wine and cd drives issue www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm having the same issue but with my second drive. wine recignizes the first drive, and it sees the second drive if i put a disk in it but not the first one. but it sees it as the first drive. is there a way to get it to see both drives at the same time? Thanks

Wine/Libronix www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm new to this forum so I'm really hoping you guys will lend me a hand. Also, I'm a bit new to linux/ubuntu so you'll have to excuse any stupid questions I might ask. I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 and I want to install a windows only program called LibronixDLS. I think that's what its called... It's a bible reference database. I have Wine installed but every time I try to install it (I'm installing...

who is Lucky to play shockwave games www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i tried many time in opera(windows) via wine to play shockwave games but it show only loading completed bar and stucked and explorer wch come with wine not do much of that any one knows any powerful browser wch work completely with wine please reply atleast one reply Thanks

Wine - Issues with sounds cards (alsa) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Everybody I've a little problem with wine and the ALSA sound devices. I only can use the internal sound card. I can't not select another sound card. If I log out and log in as root I got the sound on the USB speakers. If I logout again and log me in as normal user - WINE is playing the sound again on the internal card. I have Installed OpenSuse 11.1 Code: lemmi #linux-ibmc:~/Documents>...

Office 2007 - How to completely erase Wine and components to start from scratch? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I used this howto: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fmediakey.dk%2F%7Ecc%2Fhowto-office-2007-on-linux-with-wine%2F This worked perfect on one of my computers, but I may have missed a step on my second computer. Both running Ubuntu 8.10 with Wine 1.1.10 and Crossover Games(crossover-games-demo_7.1.0-1_i386.deb) I've tried uninstalling wine and then...

ActiveX Control Pad in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. everybody; when installing the ActiveX Control Pad in wine ,it requiresIE 3.0 or above ,but when installing IE 5.0 the error : setup was unable to install all the components.please close all application and try running setup again. is represented. Thanks

Serial ports in WINE www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am running wine am kubuntu 7.04, AMD64. I need to run some apps, that need a serial port, and some to control usb hardware, how can I pass a serial port to wine?, how can I invoke a "found new hardware" equivalent to install a usb device into wine. (These programs are for setting up equipment, they do not have Linux versions, and they are in my way to go full linux!) Regards Peet ...

steam runs, portal etc does not www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. currently I am confused! I successfully installed steam onto my gentoo linux box, but when I click on portal, or any of the other games on the orange box I get the "video driver outdated" message, then nothing. doing a ps -ef shows that it's running... confusing. any help / suggestions would be helpful. Thanks

Wine and WoW Problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. So I am having one of those lovely WoW issues. I have my WoW folder from when I was running Windows, and when I go to open the launcher, I just have it open with Wine and it will come up no problems. Then the Introduction into the game plays, with no problems at all. The problem comes when it comes to the log in screen. None of the graphics will load at all, leaving the window...

need help with Wine and PicBasicPro/MicroCode Studio www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am trying to run PicBasic Pro and MicroCode Studio (software used to write, compile and program Microchip PIC chips) and I am having trouble. It doesn't help matters that I am new to Linux, either. I am running Ubuntu 8.10 with Wine 1.0.1 if that helps. I have installed both programs and I can run MCS and it seems to work fine. I can pass PBP a file and it will compile it with no...

Running Sage Timberline workstation under Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Sage Timberline (version 9.4.1) is a Windows 2003 Server based accounting system which is normally accessed by workstations.To setup the workstation client under Windows, one maps a drive to the server share, moves to the Accounting/wininstall directory, and clicks on Install.exe.This calls up the Timberline Main Menu, one selects Install Timberline, and it loads the necessary software client...

Help an absolute newb with Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Ok, could anyone point me in the direction of a guide or thread for a complete and utter novice to Wine. I installed it just fine but from there I have very little idea how to use it. I'll be using it exclusively for games so maybe I'll be better off setting up a dual boot with windows and using that for games instead? Thanks

CJK Fonts in Menus? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Classic Empty Square rendering issue. I'm starting with LANG=ja_JP.SJIS which gave me the face and top menu fonts, but the drop menu fonts are failing to render (still). This appears to be a http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fbugs.winehq.org%2Fshow_bug.cgi%3Fid%3D11281 . I tried installing and substituting the IPA fonts in the WINE registry (see attachment),...

Ubuntu and WoW issue www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm kinda new to Linux and my instructor is a big WoW-head and got me into it.I installed the newest 64-bit ubuntu 9.04.I installed WoW using the original 4-cd set, and copied everything over to wine from my windows partition.Using the "-opengl" command as my instructor told me, I am able to run WoW with no major issues.The only problem (or rather a "bug" as it seems) is that my characters...

Wine drives real mapping question www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have wine 1.0.1 setup with the default c and a d drive where I put things manually.It was working for months until today, I connected a third drive to look at some data. I've seen some interesting things connecting a new drive in linux, fstab doesnt know when sdb is now sdc. (UUID fixes this issue).But fstab wasnt the problem here. My \media\wine\ddrive files displayed as always...

error during installation of ms office 2007 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to install ms office 2007 on PCLinuxOS. I followed all these steps: 1. Install Wine 2. Select Applications>Wine>Configure Wine to bring the Wine Configuration dialog box. 3. Select Windows Version as Windows Vista from the Applications Tab 4. Override two dll files rpcrt4.dll and msxml3.dll from Libraries tab. Override them to be Native (Windows) 5. Download rpcrt4.dll...

Manga Studio EX 3.0 issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Hopefully there are other people who use this program who can help me... When I try to use Manga Studio, there are issues with the Layer Properties palette.When it loads up, it'll only show down to the ruler settings.The bigger issue is, If I try to add any text or tone and it tries to go back to the main Layer Properties tab, the whole program will crash.Even if there isn't a way to...

Wireless sees the Network but won't connect www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm pretty new with linux and i'm trying to find an OS that will work with my laptop.i've found several that do most of what i want but i have 3 now that have the same issue.It supposedly recognizes my wireless card (Mini PCI Atheros) ath0 and it sees the wireless network but it won't pull an ip address.is there something i can do or reset.the one that seems to work the best has been...

Downloading into wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've just installed WINE. Thanks

returns a fake device notification handle www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am trying to get "sony library reader working with wine.Ran with winedebug; There are three "fixme" lines;one is near the end of the list. The task appears to hang (after the last debug line shown below). The attachment is the debug output; here is a cut-n-paste from the end of thedebug output trace:loaddll:load_native_dll Loaded L"C:\\Program Files\\Sony\\Reader\\Data\\bin\\ebookUsb.dll"...

Wine and RCT3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. as you have probably already guessed I am pretty new to linux. I just love everthing about it except for the installing programs thing. I have gotten Wine from the automatix program and I am trying to install RCT3 I have the disk in my drive but i have no idea where to go from here. I can pull up wine with the winecfg command but i do not know what to do from there. Any help on this situation...

Launcher doesn't work www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm running Eeebuntu NBR 3.0 on a 1005HA laptop, and I'm trying to make a wine launcher to Foxit Reader, and it does absolutely nothing when I have the file in my wine Program Folders, but does just fine if I make a launcher to the program when it is elsewhere. The launcher target I am using is as follows. Code: wine /home/kit/.wine/dosdevices/c:/"Program Files"/Foxit/Foxit.exe I...

CS:S on ubuntu 9.0.4 problem :( www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. im new to linux and was chuffed when i managed to install steam and open it with wine! ive installed CS:S from steam and its completed... but when i click launch my screens resolution changes and the screen goes black . now when i move my mouse where the options to find server and create game and such would be i hear the click, but see nothing on my screen. im on a toshiba...

microsoft word and internet explorer with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i have wine installed downloaded internet exp. and try two open it with wine an it gives me an error. saying unable to find a volume file for extraction and please verify u have the proper permissions. same problem with word dell mini 10v linux mint 7 wine Can somebody tell me how to fix this step by step Thanks

ActiveX component can't create object www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am new to Linux platform. Currently I wrote a program and put it in fedora. I tried to run it with wine. However I got error message: Run time error '429': ActiveX component can't create object. I know that there are some missing ddl files that are needed by my program. But I don't know how to make it as what we try to register a dll inside system32 in windows. I saw the system32...

Visual Basic 6 - Won't Install www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm trying to install VB6 from disk. So I put it in, wait for it to mount, click it and run setup.exe. It comes up with you're going to install VB6 bla bla bla. I click next and nothing happens. So then I run ACMBOOT.exe and asks me for my name and serial number. I enter it and click install. But it crashes when the installer starts (it just freezes on 'setup is searching for installed...

directx9 error? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed directx9 on my ubuntu 9.10 with wine but when I install NFS MW (the full game), it says: "Installation cannot continue because this game requires DirectX 9.0c or higher to be installed on your system" I already installed it with WINE.Help? Thanks

Crossfire (z8games) with linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm wondering if there is any way to play Crossfire on linux with wine? I have heard that the problem is its gamegaurd which prevents it from playing correctly on linux with Wine... Thanks

Moneysoft payroll accessing internet www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have installed Moneysoft Payroll under Wine on Ubuntu 9.04. It works really well - until I come to use it to send a form to the tax office over the internet. It validates the data - then can't access the Internet. Is there anything I need to set up in Wine to let the program access the internet? I presume it uses Winsock, and I thought Wine emulated Winsock. Anyone? Thanks

Wine , activeX component registering error (error 429) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have been trying to install a VB application into linux through wine. The application almost installs but it says tha it cannot register the DLL - scrrun.dll . I added the scrrun.dll and regv32 .exe from the system32 of windows into linux. Then also I get the same error . When I ignore the error I get another error atlast that installation process cannot register activeX component. Is...

Distro of choice for WoW www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I've been trying my hardest to migrate from WinXP to a linux distro this week. While getting some distros installed wasn't a real problem (as in not harder than expected **cough**Gentoo**cough**), I have not been able to get Wine to run World of Warcraft at anything approaching 'playable'. Distros tried (issue experienced) Gentoo 10 amd64 (wine not displaying login screen for WoW) KUbuntu...

Wine System Tray icon www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Greetings, I have been running Ubuntu Jaunty since release and installed a program called "Mailwasher Pro" through Wine.This has been working well and doing everything it is supposed to do, including minimizing to the upper task bar when the process button is clicked, and Thunderbird opens. Two days ago, for no apparent reason, an icon started appearing on my desktop after clicking...

_CheckNotSysLevel Holding lock 0x7e37c900 level 2 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I was trying to port some code into my Linux platform, but I am experiencing an error. The application runs fine in Windows, and it compiles fine with wineg++, but it comes to a point where I get this message in the console: :syslevel:_CheckNotSysLevel Holding lock 0x7e37c900 level 2 wine: Unhandled exception 0x80000003 at address 0x7b88e3a0 (thread 0009), starting debugger......

Counter-Strike:Source?? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I installed wine 1.01 (stable version) and I downloaded Steam, which works MUCH better than last time I tried a year ago or so. I downloaded and installed Counter-Strike:Source and Audiosurf. Audiosurf opens up just fine, but it crashed, but I think it was cuz I was doing a bunch of other stuff, no big deal there. More importantly, CS:S only sorta starts up. It messes up my resolution like...

I program in vb.net, is it compatible in linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. My question is basically the same as my subject. I code in VB.net often, and I'd need to be able to do the same in linux. The main reason for me wanting to switch to linux is the virus protection. I work in offensive internet security and I'd like to slow down the massive influx of windows based viruses - this will free up a lot of my time to work on my projects. Thanks

Sims 2? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I got the Sims 2 Double Deluxe and the Sims 2 Pets awhile ago, while I was still on Windows before I swapped to Linux. I really miss Sims now, and I can't go back to Windows because the reason why I changed to Linux is because of viruses eating up Windows. I really, really want to play it again, but my computer (the one on Linux) is the only computer in the house that has a DVD drive,...

Microsoft.VC80.CRT under Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am trying to emulate some DJ software (Serato ScratchLIVE version 1.8.0) under WINE and I'm getting an error when I attempt to launch the exe. Code: bt serato # wine ScratchLIVE.exe fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.VC80.CRT" err:module:import_dll Library MFC80U.DLL (which is needed by L"F:\\serato\\ScratchLIVE.exe") not found err:m...

installing Electronics Workbench with Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I found this h ttp:/ /ww w.mofeel.n et/1073-comp-emulators-ms-windows-wine/4442.as px which explains the same problem which I've got. However it doesn't give any solution. I found this solution h ttp:/ /digital.ni.c om/public.nsf/allkb/A0D4BDCD8ED6F2C5862571B800565831 but it requires using command prompt. How to run Command Prompt in Wine? Greetings! PS Remove spacebars from the...

trying to download wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I m trying to download wine also, but when I open the Package Manager I ve got an error message: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: rpmfusion-nonfree-updates-testing. Please verify its path and try again can anyone tell me what's wrong tanks, Basile Thanks

My experience with wine this time. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I tried to download some programs that i normally use with Windows.Wine makes that work, but a major problem is happenning to me.installation errors and pop up screens like a corrupted version of Windows.I tried to install direct X the updated version, it would not install.Wine was so bad for me, that I had to unistall every program I downloaded.1.0.1 is really terrible, very buggy.Is it...

Executing a Linux application from within Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Im not sure if this is possible or if it makes any sense I am using a windows ssh client called Tunnelier to connect to my server windows server at the office. The program has an option to execute a command when the connection is established and I wan't it to load rdesktop (or any linux rdp client for that matter). Only problem is it only wants to load from within the windows api. Is there...

InScribe On Screen Keyboard www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Guys, I've recently become a little obsessed with the Swype concept and I've managed to find a program which seems to do the same thing. It is Windows only but installed fine under WINE. The program runs correctly with the caveat that it will not enter text into a field. Do any of you think we could get it up and running? I no nothing about the inner workings of WINE so I don't...

error when installing wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. when I attempt to install wine this is the message I get in the terminal. ding package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: linux-headers-2.6.31-14 linux-headers-2.6.31-14-generic Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and...

perfect world www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm new at this.I've got ubuntu 9.1, wine 1.1.36.I followed the steps on the wine page.I downloaded the perfect world client.There's a little sideways rectangle on my screen.I left clicked to open with wine windows programs loader.I got a box saying: The MDA or SHA1 value generated for the file does not match the value you entered as the checksum!Either the file did not download properly...

Somewhat new want to get Joystick working in and out or Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I hope this isn't inappropriate but the Ubuntu forum is really sucking for me lately, I have a T.Flight HOTAS joystick, it's USB and I would like to get it working in Ubuntu and Wine in particular. I installed this joystick package and this buttons to keys one as well. The description on the Joystick package says it's for testing an calibrating but I don't see any icon for it now that...

[SOLVED] app crashes with page fault on read access www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i'm having problems with theprogram "orion platinum" which is an audio production app. it worked fine until i enabled the jack support in winecfg but now it crashes when start it. what i did until now is: - reinstall wine - reinstall the app - check the permissions of .wine - disable desktop effects i also get two errors before the crash, one refers to alsa but sound testing...

WINE sound is fine, Linux-based prog has no sound when WINE uses audio www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Okay, I'm completely new to this site and forum.First of all, I'd like to Thanks

programs dont work www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I recently installed slackware 13 and I then installed wine through slackbuilds. And when I download programs to use with it It lets me install the software through the normal microsoft installer type app in wine but when it comes time when it asks me if I want to run the software the software doesnt work. Can someone please tell me how to get wine working ? Thanks

troubleshooting programs that abort www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Could someone point me to the procedure for getting programs to run that abort when used under wine? I am running wine 1.1.37 The program is"WavesMon.exe" Here is the [partial] output from running WINEDEBUG=+tid,+relay,+seh wine\WavesMon.exe cblast.prj auto 2>/tmp/log2 ....... ...... 0018:Call KERNEL32.TlsGetValue(00000004) ret=653437ee 0018:RetKERNEL32.TlsGetValue()...

Skype www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Installed skype using wine, it starts but in 2 second error appears. System error code. 1814 resource name not found Any help would be nice :3 Thanks

rollercoaster tycoon www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. trying to get rollercoaster tycoon running, everything looks like it might be good except rct is a 8bit game, and x isnt letting it go 8bit, i keep geting errors about the game not being allowed to change to 8 bit mode fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x32f7b8,0x00000000), stub! fixme 11drv:X11DRV_desktop_SetCurrentMode Cannot change screen BPP from 32 to 8 fixme:dsalsa:ID...

APPDATA field missing www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am trying to run NAS2000.exe through WINE 1.1.38 under Fedora FC12. When I try to start the application up, I get an NAS box that says "Unable to find APPDATA in the environment". According to the NAS2000 people that means something is wrong with the APPDATA field in ~/wine/system.reg I have checked the file and found that there was no APPDATA field in there. Any help? Thanks

Metatrader 4 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am attempting to setup Metatrader 4 in Ubuntu 9.10. I have followed all the guides available but cannot get anywhere. Every time I run the installer it begins the installation process then end with an error saying "Error changing registry data". Does anyone know what I am doing wrong? I greatly appreciate any help Cheers Thanks

how to install wordperfect 8 (windows) using wine?? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Anybody successfully installed wp8 (windows version) using wine? I'm trying to and it allows me to pick the install folder, gets to the point where it starts installing, but then it throws up an error which says Location:does not exist.Cannot continue the install. Anybody know how to get around this problem? Its funny because the directory path c:\Corel\Suite8 does exist. T...

Installing Fritz (Chess) 11 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have been trying to make Fritz 11 running using wine 1.1.6 on Ubuntu Intrepid. I have installed Fritz 11 on wine and can make it run too but when ever i click on a menu Fritz gets unstable and becomes non-responding (zombie). Command line output is: Code: fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x32f674,0x00000000), stub! fixme:wtsapi:WTSRegisterSessionNotification Stub 0x3006c...

how does wine work internally www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. well guys i am new to the world of linux currently pursuing my bachelors in computer science in india so i thought of giving a seminar on wine.could any body provide internal implementation as to how wine would work after i goggled i learnt that it uses reverse engineering but couldnt quiet get the concept help me out guys Thanks

How to change the defaut bowser www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I installed well "Replay Media Catcher" and Firefox with wine. The first application has to launch Firefox as default browser, but it launches konqueror (the system default browser in my case) as default browser. I suppose I've to change something insystem.reguserdef.regor user.reg files but what ??? Thanks

CSharp and wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. folks, CSharp (C#) and wine Can CSharp run on wine ? http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fen.csharp-online.net%2FDownload_and_Install_CSharp_Express_2008 If YES which Linux distro will be more suitable?Debian or Ubuntu? TIA B.R. satimis Thanks

packet tracer www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Anyone successfully installed a working packet tracer in wine?Mines managed to install but it crashes seconds after. I was using ultimate edition distro, now I am going to attempt to install it in the jolicloud distro. Thanks

Issues trying to install vcrun2008 using Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am running a 32 bit Centos 5.4 Amazon EC2 instance. I am trying to install vcrun2008 and dotnet20 using wine and i am experiencing some kernel problems. These are the steps I am following:- 1) Install Wine - this is successful - version 1.0.1 2)Get winetricks $ mkdir ~/bin/ && cd ~/bin/ $ wget winetricks $ chmod 744 ~/bin/winetricks 3) Set OS to Winxp $winetricks winxp -...

shortcut for document type : howto ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. When I link an extension to a Windows Program, through Wine, using the item "Open with another application", I can run the application, and the filename is added as 1st parameter in the command line. Fine. The problem is that the Windows program expects Windows filename syntax and cannot open the file with it's LINUX filename. Is there any way to fix this problem ? Thanks

[SOLVED] Veoh Web Player Beta (How to Remove) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I tried to install veoh web player on my Fedora using wine. There seems to be an issue with my graphics so i decided to uninstall. I can't seem to remove the shortcut under the Applications tab. I went as far as to removed completely the wine "yum remove wine*" and removed succesfuly wine but he veoh still irritatingly remains. May I please ask for some assistance on how I can completely...

Installing wow and XPac on another partition www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I just start using wine, and I installed WOW original with wine, on another partition (I put a new drive as E: which target that place) But when I try to install BC, the wow screen tells me I don't have he orginal wow installed and that it is needed. I can open wow, and it is displayed in my wine -> programs I want to put it there because it's my sharing partition (linux is almost...

Printing www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a Dell 968W wireless network printer. (It's actually made by Lexmark and is a X9575). This printer is Windows only. So my thought was, can I install it in Wine and then be able to set it as my defalt Ubuntu (9.10) printer? So i popped in the setup CD, opened it with Wine. A few steps in a screen come up that says the minimum requirements are not met because of the CPU speed. It...

Please Help Me With Rosetta Stone www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am an absolute new user to Linux. I am using Ubuntu. I downloaded Wine from my Synaptic Package manager. My understanding is that Wine is supposed to start as soon as a Windows program begins. I put in the installation CD and the CD-ROM drive window pops up, and it says there is nothing in the file. Am I doing something wrong? Can anybody help me get this program running or is there...

Shortcuts of Wink does not work ??? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have UBUNTU 10.4 64bit installed and want to install Wink using WINE It works well but none of keyboard shortcuts are working ! What should I do ? Can I enable Global Hotkeys? I attached the screenshot Thanks

[SOLVED] Where did WINE go? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I recently installed WINE on Kubuntu and had no problems following the instructions.Notepad ran (was included in the install I think), so all was good.As this was a new install of Kubuntu (replacing Windows as the original hard disk had died), there were quite a few updates that were ready for installing.I installed them and when I rebooted, the WINE menu had disappeared for some reason. Why...

Multiple Problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I installed command and conquer generals under wine, and im having some issues with it. When I launch the game, it opens it twice. I can control one of the instances, but the other one runs hidden and i can only hear the audio. Also, i cant connect to other computers on the network. Any idea how i can fix this? Thanks

Error running a game on WINE. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So I'm gonna WINE about this too, while I'm at it. I have a game that my friend sent me.Back when I was using Windows 7. I installed that game, and it worked fine.I managed to transfer that game over to linux, and get WINE.It's the exact same game, exact same files.I install the game, I run setup, but when I try to run the game itself, I get "This program has encountered a serious error...

I'm a bit confused www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. The wine docs state that the replacement dlls that they made can only work so well compared to the native dll's.Why isn't there a list of the ones that are worth importing? Thanks

run windows exe to centos www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a dedicated server with centos and I want to run a executail the following form aplication.exe extension.dll file.jpeg > out.txt exactly is an application with 2 arguments: a dll and an image, that write the result in text file. wine seems a complicated way, I want to know if there is something very simple application to solve this problem. No X server installed and do not...

wine + wow launcher = frustration www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm having some issues with wine. I'm just going to copy and paste my originial post from another forum Hi guys, I've just installed WoW using wine, but I can't get it to run. When I try to run the launcher I get an error message saying 'launcher couldn't be executed for some reason. Pleas close all other applications and try again.' And when I try to open WoW.exe I get an error...

Wine and VB www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have many games made in VB5 running with wine, but there are 2 games that uses ctranspicturebox (component) and it seems that wine cannot support this componenet. I've tried 3 different versions of Wine, 1.1.33, 1.0.1 and 1.1.38 with no results. I've also checked that i have installed the controller needed . (transpicturebox.ocx). Any help will be very useful. I've spent lot...

Network Settings www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Im having trouble playing a multiplayer game in wine, and im wondering where wine's network settings are. They dont appear to exist. Thanks

Problem in Wine with Russian[cyrillic] Fonts or Codepages www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. While trying to run a program in Wine , I encountered a problem with russian alphabet. There are 2 scenarios: 1. when I start the program in such a way: wine start run.bat it displays some symbols, not letters... 2. when I start the program in such a way: LANG=ru_RU.CP1251 wine start run.bat [as far as I understand using the RU locale] now it displaysthe letters fromCyrillic...

PhotoShop CS3 weird Z-layer issue www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have been going over winehq for a solution but I cant seem to find one, If you take a look at my screenshot you'll see what i mean. The tools on the right eventually load, but the toolbar on the left never does. CS2 was fine. Thanks

EVE Online www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am new here, and to the linux world. I have always looked upon it with a fond eye, but just now was forced to make the switch (damn you WPA!). So let's cut to the chase and get to my problem. I am using Linux Mint 8, and found that it already had Wine Doors as part of the packages I could download. I used this, installation went off without a hitch, started up fine and dandy, even...

An error occured when trying to cabextract some files. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i want to install ie6 in my linux macne 5.so i tried ies4linux 2.0.3 to install but it is giving me error in CAB files please help and solve my problem my installation process is as follow ./ies4linux IEs4Linux 2.0 is developed to be used with recent Wine versions (0.9.x). It seems that you are using an old version (wine-1.2-rc3). It's recommended that you update your wine to the...

microsoft has not been installed for the current user.plz run setup to install www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i have install OFFICE 2003 with wine on my linux macne rhel 5 wine version is 0.9.45.because i need ts version to install ie6 with ies4linux but now if i go to wine->programs->microsoft office->excel it gives me error MSOFFICE not install for the current user.please run the setup to install i have repair.remove .uninstall and then install the application.but not finding any solution kindly...

PlayonLinux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just installed playonlinux and it installs games pretty easily but for some reason the games don't run even though it claims to use wine and wine says it supports it. For example I have warcraft 3 install but it wont boot the game up. Any ideas? Thanks

Crackling Warcraft Sound www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Okay, I will start off by saying, i'm a complete linux noob, after some considerable googling i cant seem to find a solution, so Am curious if anyone else has any ideas of how to solve my issue. I am a big fan of World of warcraft, and decided to try it in Linux after windows keeps failing on me, All i can say is wow, visually, nothing much different to Windows, maybe 5-10FPS less...

error coming while running msiexec /i setup.exe file www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i am trying to install a driver for wireless netgear card on RHEL 5 i have the setup.exe file of the driver based on linux os but i am not able to run the exe file ,as msiexec is giving me error below is the coding: [root at ciweb nista]# msiexec /i wg111v3_1_0_0_setup.exe libGL warning: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x4b libGL warning: 3D driver claims to not support visual...

Oblivion Game Error www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Whenever I'm playing Oblivion through Wine, randomly a little gray box comes up on the screen with the title "program error" but the box is grayed out and I cant see what it says. When this happens I can't see the mouse and the only way to do anything that I have found is to ctrl+alt+delete to see the mouse, then move it to another workspace or close it by right clicking the bottom tab...

How to install older verison of Wine with new one already installed? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Having trouble loading WoW and it seems that one solution is using an older version of Wine (1.1.43) or a different kernel. I am new to Linux so I don't want to mess with kernels (nor do I really know much about them) so I thought using an earlier version of Wine might do the trick. Unfortunately, I have already downloaded and installed Wine 1.2. How can I run 1.1.43 with 1.2 already installed?...

Wine-Winetricks-Directx Tomb Raider Underworld www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Greetings, I've installed Tomb Raider Underworld in wine, but when I tried to start the game I got the following message: Code: "Tomb Raider: Underworld Error" "This game requires a DirectX9.0c capable graphics card. your card or driver does not support DirectX9.0c 3D Acceleration." I've winetricks installed and I installed: "d3dx9", "physx" using winetricks and I still get...

Virtual CD drive www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. As the title suggests, I'm trying to make a virtual CD drive. I tried this in the terminal: Code: sudo mount -t iso9660 Worms2.iso ~/mnt/Worms2_bl -o loop I get the proper folder in that directory. Then I went into the wine configuration, went to "drives", clicked "Add", selected "D:", entered the directory, clicked "show advanced", and changed "type" to CD-ROM. However the game...

Another WINE Question regarding upgrading www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have wine 1.2 running and a couple of windows programs running.If I upgrade to wine 1.3 will the windows programs have to be reinstalled? Thanks

[SOLVED] Installing Wine on Kubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have Kubuntu and I cant seem to figure out how to install wine...I want to use a program called RPG Maker vx, which I used on my windows before it got destroyed so I got a new computer with Linux...anyways if anyone has a tutoriel on how to install wine and use it on Kubuntu then Please help me.... o_____________O ---------- Thanks

[SOLVED] rpcrt4.dll failed to initialize, aborting www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I appear to have totally broken my wine messing around with the new WoW 3.3.0 patch.For some reason, the downloader, patch file, and Background updater were all unable to start up a particular function in this dll (WoW.exe still worked).So after messing around with my wine to get my wow updated, eventually NOTHING will launch. It gives me a "err:module:attach_process_dlls "rpcrt4.dll"...

[SOLVED] 32bit libraries not found www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have wine running at a 64-bit OS (Arch Linux) and I'm unable to run various 32-bit applications. I always get error messages like: err:module:load_builtin_dll failed to load .so lib for builtin L"winemp3.acm": libmpg123.so.0: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 As it seems, it cannot find 32-bit libraries. The library (libmpg123.so.0) is stored at 2 locations: /usr/lib and /usr/lib32. Wine...

Game Not Starting www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Someone gave me a game that is .exe and so I installed wine and installed the game in it. Didn't get any error reports during installation. However, when I click on the game in the start menu, nothing happens. I mean, it blinks but no games appear on screen. I tried to install it on an XP and it works fine. May I please know how I may be able to check what would be wrong? Like,...

Steam Games Won't Work www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. again guys, I finally managed to get steam working, installed a bunch of my games and NONE of them are working. They all do the exact same thing, if I start the game in fullscreen, it changes my screen resolution and leaves me on the desktop. In steam it says that I am in the game and I can't exit steam because it claims I have to exit the game first. Just to get ANY game to show...

KOTOR no sound in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. When I start KOTOR in wine it starts fine, it opens up the menu with options of game, config, update, and exit. Now, here the sound works fine but once i click game no sound for the rest of the game. I've tryed all in game sound settings and i get nothing, also I've been in wine config audio and tryed all the drivers still nothing. I can still play the game but it would be nice to have...

Civilization IV (Direct2Drive) www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I've searched all over the internet on how to do this, but only found that people have been succesful in running the Steam version of Civilization IV on Wine, not the Direct2Drive. So I did everything on this page: itezer.com/blog/ubuntu-linux/140-Civilization-IV-on-Linux-with-Wine-1-1-16.html Additionally, the Wine website ( appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=10262...

aspi:SendASPI32Command ASPI: Partially implemented SC_HA_INQUIRY for adapter 0. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When I try to run p3.exe I get this problem in terminal and a game gets graphic issue: Code: arus@arus:~/.wine[/email]/drive_c/ProgramFiles/Passage3$ wine p3.exe fixme:aspi:SendASPI32Command ASPI: Partially implemented SC_HA_INQUIRY for adapter 0. err:aspi:SCSI_OpenDevice Failed to open device /dev/sg0: Permission denied fixme:aspi:SendASPI32Command ASPI: Partially implemented SC_HA_INQUIRY...

Eve Online www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. If theres one thing i miss from windows its this ****. I downloaded the windows cliet of eve(tyrannus or something like that...newest version) everything installed using wine, but when i try to run , it says..." the program file exefile.exe has encountered a serious problem and needs to close. we are sorry for the inconvenience." Not really sure how to go about this...im still a...

IE for wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am trying to find out how I might be able to use a browser that will let me copy formatted content into a word processor (OpenOffice or MS Word) without losing the formatting. I routinely use Mozilla Firefox and when I need to copy formatted information I resort to IE to get the formatting (being lazy and all). So since my home system is Linux only I need to find a solution to my ...

Avalon Heroes www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i just installed Avalon Heroes, a free Online Game, and it seems to install without any errors, but when i start the game, it starts the HackShield, and then crashes witch the message : "Hack Block failed". Has anyone of you ever tried this game with wine or is there any way to find out, how it can be fixed to run ? I am a gamer and not an expert of Linux, so i am not able to help myself...

Trouble installing IE on Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a laptop running Windows 7.I installed Oracle VM VirtualBox.I created a virtual machine and installed Fedora 13 on it.I then installed Wine 1.3.5-1.I saw in another tread about installing winetricks but yum didn?t find that package.I downloaded and tried to install ies4linux- I ran the ies4linux script it gave the error message: IEs4Linux 2 is developed to be used...

ThumbsPlus 8.0 via wine 1.2 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I use ThumbsPlus 8.0 via wine 1.2 on Ubuntu Linux 10.04. I installed jet40 and mdac25, and next installed ThumsPlus. As a result, I succeeded in starting ThumbsPlus!! I know the error of the drive letter when starting is canceled as follows: Edit->Options->Preferences->Disk & Folders->Exclude these drive letters: Z Otherwise, you may create /.windows-label by root. However,...

2 Problems with Wine...Full Tilt Poker and Guitar Pro/Power Tab www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Alright here we go. When I start up my computer and open Full Tilt, it works fine for about 15 minutes. After about 15 minutes, the sound stops working, and then a little after that, the program crashes all together. If I try to open it up after I force quit it, the fonts all get messed up, the sound still doesn't work, and everything is just a mess. What can I do to get Full Tilt to...

wine: JMP statistical softare graphical errors www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I use JMP statistical software and need help trouble shooting the installation using WINE. There is a odd graphics issue. The graphics for certain windows are misaligned. Attached to the post are are screen shots Details: At load there is a ODBC Error: Code: ODBC Error: Unable to allocate Environmental hand le Please note that I have installed JMP using wine with a previous...

ie 6/7 Windows/AD Authentication www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Tried both ie6 and ie7 using wine+winetricks. I go to a site that needs Windows Authentication (i.e. your domain user/pass) and type in the credentials and it doesn't work. Works in Windows in same IE versions or on linux in Firefox/Chrome (limited functionality, hence why I need IE thru wine). I believe the problem has to do with how wine redraws the Authentication Required popup prompt....

wine patches www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. im using mint 10 and need to install some patches into wine but I cant figure out how to install them or even make them a patch, I have followed some guides but whatever I do I get this patching file dlls/wined3d/surface.c Hunk #1 FAILED at 4937. 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file dlls/wined3d/surface.c.rej what am I doing wrong? can anyone give me step by step on...

want to run MAFIA game in ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i bought the Mafia Game for Vista Os . but i want to run it in my ubuntu OS . somebody say that i should run it in winex/cedega . but i dont know . help me . Thanks

Counter-Strike: Source - Tired of this B.S. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Hey Community, I've been having a consistent problem with glitching while play CS:S.I think it's coming from HE grenade explosions but I'm not exactly sure.What happens is at some point during the game the FPS drops extremely low and never recovers.Eventually I am kicked from the server I'm playing on with the message "Client timed out" or something.Also, after the update, my sound...

Gta2 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. This is an odd question. But I really need an no-CD crack for GTA2. I know its legal and free now to download it from the webpage. Anywho, I need one for porting GTA2 to native linux so, please I'd like to get one. Thanks

Basics of wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So, this is a little ridiculous to most of you, but I don't have any idea on how to use wine. I need to use it to install cheat engine 5.4 but it came in an executable file, so I don't know how to use it. I've heard that it is compatible with wine (And I checked in the database, and that is true) I just need a walk through how I should go about using wine, and how, specifically, I should...

How good is wine for playing games www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm a gamer, always have been, always will be, I love games, the more I have the better. I am also an avid windows user (ie: I suck at linux) but I would love to get away from windows and never look back. Which brings me to the point of my post, How well does linux or more specifically wine and cedega, run games? How compatible are the majority of top end games, with linux? Will it take...

want to run server-client application on linux!!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. eveyone, I want to run the client/sever application on linux ( centos 5.4). The client/server codes are written in c# using Visual 2010.Will the wine easily run exe files on linux? Regards, Thanks

World of Warcraft error. 3d accelerator card issues? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. So I've downloaded and installed the game. Problem is, every time I click "play" on the launcher, a window sometimes appears asking me if I want to reload default settings. So I click "no". But always an error message appears telling me My 3d accelerator card won't run WoW because it doesn't have dual-TMU support? When I ran Windows xp on my computer, World of Warcraft would work fine!...

uninstalling windows programs www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i have installed few windows programs in Debian using Wine, but could not able to uninstall it ? just clicking uninstall it, is not working? how to remove windows programs? Thanks

Best distro for wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. It's what the title says. Which distro is better for running Wine? are some distros better for older games and some for newer ones? I mostly want to run games that are 10+ years in age. Thanks

UpdateResource Windows API not working in Wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have wine-1.0.1 under Debian GNU/Linux 5.0. I've built in Windows UpdateResource.exe from the following code: // 1st parameter on the command line is file name to modify resource in // 2nd - new resource value #include <Windows.h> int _tmain(int argc, _TCHAR* argv[]) { HANDLE hResource = BeginUpdateResource(argv[1], FALSE); BOOL success = FALSE; if(hResource) { if (UpdateRe...

World of Warcraft on Ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. When i try to run wow. It says it is not marked as executable, But i installed it on windows. And i dont want to reinstall it and then upgrade to 4.0.3. So is there a easier way to make it work? Thanks

[SOLVED] Wine won't uninstall www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When I uninstall wine, it doesn't leave my applications tab.I tried reinstalling it several times.I haven't been able to get steam to work, so i figured I'd just uninstall it.An attempt to get the wine uninstaller to work yields this: Code: [rootVanessa ~]# wine uninstaller wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00000000 at adress 0x58757d78 (thread 0009), starting debug...

Thief Gold www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I've been trying to play Thief Gold in wine.when I start it up the intro video works, then I brings me to the menu screen.There is sound.I can then start a new game and it goes through the introduction video for the first level.When I get to the level, I can hear the sound but the screen is black.Also, the application bars are still at the top and bottom of the screen.I am using Fedora...

steam games not loading www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. my friend recently brought a Linux computer and he downloaded wine, downloaded steam and brought team fortress 2 and Garry's mod. They are all fully downloaded. But when he clicks on any of the games, they just say preparing to launch, closes and then nothing happens. The game does not load. What should he do? Thanks

Trouble with Starcraft 2 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I followed the intructions on WineHQ until step 5. When I right clicked and hit "execute," nothing happened. Any ideas? I'm running Wine 1.3.10 Steps I followed: "Wings of Liberty" retail version, released 2010-07-27. Current patch revision: The files on the DVD are identical to the files you get with the Blizzard-downloader. Please add kernel-version, cpu/gcard-type,...

Call of duty games www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I was wandering what i need to do to get call of duty world at war to work, i got it installed and everything but it crashes everytime i load it, something about profile missing or sometihng, and sometimes it says something about video card but i have gotten halo 1 to run fine. I no call of duty works seen videos of it. Well if anyone has any ideas let me now you guys have been a big help...

Wine game.exe runs too fast, help! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to run Rugby08 game from EA, but it runs too fast. my CPU throttling files are emty. I tried to use CPU affinity, on boot maxcpus=1 command (intel dual core) but it didn't help. i'm using latest wine. If i run the game from terminal and switch to anything else, it crashes. I don't know how to start a wine application and bind it at the same time. If you have any suggestion,...

EA Rugby08 runs too fast www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to run EA sports' Rugby08.exe, but it runs too fast. Initial movie runs at (x 4? x5? x10?) speed, with no audio. The game also has no audio and runs at (x10?) speed. It's funny, actually, as it looks like a Benny Hill show about rugby, but it is totally unplayable. I tried to fix the CPU clock prior to starting the program, but that doesn't help. Any idea? Thanks

DAZ 3D - Bryce 7: success, anyone? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm trying to help a Linux user run Bryce 7 PLE (the free Personal Learning Edition) in Wine, after having read that some people had success with a previous Bryce version. Downloading & installing went fine. For good measure, I also placed a copy of msvcp60.dll in Wine's Windows and System32 directories. Unfortunately, it won't run at all. After the initial splash screen, a Windows...

StarCraft II on Ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a laptop with Intel integrated graphics (x3100 I believe) and StarCraft II gets almost tolerable frame rate in Vista. I happen to have an Ubuntu partition on my computer, and I've read that games can sometimes run better in Linux than in Windows so I thought I would try StarCraft II in Ubuntu. Is it even possible the game will run better in Ubuntu? When I try to run in Wine I get...

Starcraft 2 graphic problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm having problems getting SC2 to work with wine. It runs but the graphics are all messed up. In the included wine terminal output I have a bunch of "fixme" things and stuff saying that directdraw isn't working properly. How on earth do I fix this. I started this thread because I thought that it was a hardware error but seeing this output it seems to be wine related. I have included a...

HTTP/SSL (HTTPS) sites not working in IE6/IE7 - advice request www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have working IE6 and IE7 in Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.1, HTTP sites working OK, but I have problems with HTTP/SSL (HTTPS) sites. Has somebody solved this? In * IE7 *, sticking point is this screen: "There is a problem with this website's security certificate. Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server....

wine/update problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed the newest version of wine and had the following error occur: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message: 'E:Type 'ntu-wine/ppa/ubuntu' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sour...

[SOLVED] Itunes problems www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Ive tried installing itunes 10.2.1 which is rated gold on the wine apps db several times. I managed to get it to work twice in which the screen was all messed up and i couldnt really see anything and then it just kept sayin that it was installed incorrectly and i need to reinstall. Ive tried installing with all the methods on their sit and it still dont work. Thanks

Execute Command from Linux in Windows machine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Could you please help me in my following scenario Problem Statement: In one windows machine, I have one application (BusinessObject) file which has to perform some kind of import jobs upon getting parameters on command line. The command to execute this import statement in windows is: Code: java -jar biarengine.jar <<properties file name with location>> As part of automation...

How can I use Adobe After Effects CS4 in wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I get the error message The program Setup.exe has encountered a serious problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. This can be caused by a problem in the program or a deficiency in Wine. You may want to check... when trying to install adobe After Effects CS4 on Ubuntu 10.10 using wine. I found this information and installed wine tricks however my installation...

[SOLVED] Wine worked for years, now it doesn't. www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. All my standby Windows games I've run under wine for years will not work after recent upgrades. All of them (StarCraft, StarCraft 2, Half-Lif 1 & 2, Trespasser and Wolfenstein) all give me sound but a black screen. I can "hear" the games working when I roll the mouse around as it finds different things to click but the screen is black. Interestingly, Linux native games, such as World...

windows program is using cvs and cannot log in www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have work environment in my job which provides executable file. It uses cvs by cvs library of some sort. With executable file .dll file is provided (cvs.dll). Whenever I am trying to use that executable via wine I got message: CVS credentials for host "WORKHOST" were rejected". Credentials were provided for the program as in windows. I know that dll file is used, because if I...

Program opened with wine but won't install www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. There is a game online that I would like to play but it requires installation. I downloaded the executable file and changed the properties so that it is allowed to execute and Wine Windows Program Loader is now the default. A window opens that states the terms and I agree, hit next, and the loader installation window appears. But doesn't load. Thanks

Wine cannot find .exe even though I'm in the directory www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm in my Wine directory with the .exe before my eyes. However, when I "wine [exe name]", I get this message: wine:cannot find L"C:\\windows\\system32\\[exe name] I know the program works because I launched it shortly after installing it via wine.I take it wine believes the .exe file is in a different folder and stubbornly keeps trying to launch it from that imaginary folder. Can...

Wine for xport 360 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So i'm completely new to everything Linux and i heard that you can run .exe files with wine but when i open wine it comes up with a directory . i have no clue what i'm doing so a step by step process would be great . Thanks

odd "EdenEternal" installation problems. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. This is a "closed" beta game with similar characteristics of the majority of Aeria Games download games. The initial install works perfect, the extraction file works perfect, and then the game is installed. Afterwards the launcher loads and does the "full scan" that was programmed in, so everything runs smooth. After pressing "start game" the launcher closes but no game opens. I'd post...

configure: error: w32api version 3.8 or higher required. www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I hope this is the correct forum to post this: Code: # mingw32-make -f client.mk make -f /home/alex/Downloads/mozilla-beta/client.mk realbuild make[1]: Entering directory `/home/alex/Downloads/mozilla-beta' Adding client.mk options from /home/alex/Downloads/mozilla-beta/mozconfig: MOZ_OBJDIR=$(TOPSRCDIR)/../objdir make[2]: Entering directory `/home/alex/Downloads/mozilla-beta' cd...

Simple Wine Question www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm new to the whole "Wine" program, so don't laugh at this Basically, I'm wondering after installing Wine and setting it up, can you run a program that is already installed on your Windows partition?? I realize you can just install it through wine and go from there, but if I already have it installed on Windows, I'd rather not install a program again (obviously). I've searched...

Help installing and using wine program www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I downloaded it but have no idea how to install it because I'm new to linux. I don't know how to use it. Could someone please help THANKS IN ADVANCE Thanks

Steam CS1.6 with Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have installed steam using winebut when I join any server everything just stops the moment I enter. I suppose it has something to do with my gecko. Before I updated my gecko I used to get the following problems in my game . 1 : sad fps 35 - 65 2 : sound delay i.e i used to get the sound after 2- 3 secs of the event. I installed alsa for wine still I get this sound problem. Can...

Wine error! Please Help! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm pretty new, so I have no idea how to use WINE at all. I downloaded a game so that I could test WINE, and after trying to run it in Terminal, I got this error "Graphics file gx00.idx not found!" If anyone can help me fix this, it'd be much appreciated. Thanks

Adobe premier Pro 1.5 Error message www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. All, I ahve been using Ubuntu 10.04, and installed Adobe premier through WINE. Now whenever I am trying to open Adobe premier its is throwing an error and closes the window. the error message is :- sorry,a serious error has occurred that requires adobe premier pro to shut down.we will attempt to save your current project. Pls help me in this problem ... Thanks

Wine package for Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Could you please let me know the downloadabe location of latest winehq version for linux. Please provide .rpm link. Thaks, Ashutosh Thanks

Best Distro for Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I've heard from several very advanced Linux-folk that all distros run wine equally, but my personal experience has certainly not supported it. I found it to work much better on Ubuntu than Fedora (which is a shame, because I like fedora a whole lot more). Is it that I am missing newer versions of certain components (notably, Fedora+wine keeps telling me the Gecko isn't installed, although...

Getting the latest wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am running 64-bit KUbuntu, and I currently have wine 1.3.21 on my machine. I understand that version 1.3.24 is available, but when I try to upgrade, I am told I already have the latest version. When I originally installed 1.3, I used the instructions from the wine download page (I can't post the actual URL - still too new to be trusted!) Is there simply a delay in providing 64-bit...

wine: getting .msc and windows device manager plug n play to work? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. penquin bro sis?so wine has been good with with clean memory clean up when exiting apps even better than xp commercial version.question(s):1)how do i get native .msc sys-util apps like disc manager, device manager or search for new plug and play devices to work?2)has anyone had any luck with activesync running for pocketpc 4.2 versions and later on attached pda devices?3)same question...

TES4:Oblivion www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm trying to install oblivion through wine but this window always pop up. do you have any idea how to fix this ? Thanks

Associating Data files with programs www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a program, written in C++, that writes register keys in HKEY_CURRENT_USER to associate files with a particular suffix with a program. This works well under XP, but the explorer built into wine does not seem to recognise this at all (neither the icon, nor the associated program). I am wondering if I should try HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, or if I am pushing wine a bit too hard! Note: I have...

Wrong colors in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Is there a reason why the colors are not correct in wine?Basically, in Orient Express, which is software that allows me to run Laue simulations (x-ray diffraction), the simulated Laue spots should be red.They show up as black.This makes them hard to spot when they are superimposed on the actual diffraction pattern.Is there a way I can change this? Thanks

Setting System Date in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to get an old windows game to work with Wine. l15server.com The game requires you to set the system date to before January 1st, 2010. How can I do this? In windows I can just change the system date. I tried changing the linux time, but it didn't seem to affect it. Thanks

office 2007 + language pack spanish on wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I?m using ubuntu. I need mf office (word) 2007 for my job with spanish grammer. I?d like to know if it is possible to install with wine ms 2007 (german version) an also install the spanish language pack. Does it work? It?s complicatet? Thanks

How to create a dummy icon for a dud control. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am trying to run a demo program and getting a: err:ole:OLEPictureImpl_LoadIcon CreateIcon failed. From google searches, and stracing the program, and doing a WINEDBG=+ole I have come to the conclusion that an icon is missing for a control that I am not going to use but which causes the demo program to crash since it is missing. The CLSID of the control is {0BE35204-8F91...

Fallout NV problem with d3d (i think) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been trying to install Fallout New Vegas using PlayOnLinux installation scripts on wine 1.3.9. Using FalloutNV.exe, I can get through the intro video to the first loading screen, but it dies there. The roulette wheel-ish thing at the bottom of the screen keeps going, though. Here's the code right before the crash (I think): Code: fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x...

Wine Install www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am trying to install wine on a RHEL 6.1 64 bit os. When i try running "yum install wine" it does not find the package. I have tried installing the binary but I get so many missing dependancies. Does anyone else have a solution? Thanks

Winecfg doesn't open www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. After setting global settings to Windows 3.1, winecfg encounters a MSVCRT error. Is there a text file that can be editted to set global to another OS? Thanks

How do I log into Wine as administrator? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. When I try to install certain programs in Wine, I get a message saying I need to be logged in as administrator.How do I do that?I tried logging into my root Linux account, but still got the same error.So, how do I log into Wine as admin? Thanks

help installing battlefield 3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to install battlefield 3 and getting errors on the Orion part of the install. After I get many errors it finishes with the Orion install but doesn't continue the battlefield install. Anyone have ideas? Thanks

Babaschess www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I tried to run this application (a very good client for chess servers) with Wine... all seems working ok... except that... I dont' see the pieces at all!!! Please help. Thanks

How do I patch wine and compile it from source? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So I get bug 27779 (can't post links yet) and it has a patch on the page that fixes it. (just go to winehq and search 27779) How do I apply that patch? I've heard I need to compile wine from source, which is fine, I'm no stranger to cli commands, but I can't find out how to compile it from source, and where I should put the file and its contents. Can someone help please? Thanks

vlc is not running www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i have installed wine-1.3.33 and i have installed vlc-1.1.11-exe32.exe. but i vlc is not running. please help me in this method or suggest any other. Thanks

32 or 64bit applications on 64bit Wine, what is safer? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. There is a piece of window$ software I would like to test out on WINE.I am running Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 64bit.I have wine 1.3 installed with winetricks.I have the option of either a 32bit or 64bit version of the window$ application.Are my chances for a successful install better with the 32 or 64bit version of the window$ application?Which is recommended?Does it matter? Any advice is welcome,...

Where is the i386 wine-20050111-1fc3winehq.i386.rpm ?? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Call me dense but I found the download for every other distro except Fedora. Is there a link to the file somewhere I missed? Thanks

Windows Movie Maker love www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When do you think that Wine will get to the point where it can run Windows Movie Maker?The fact is that currently,Ubuntu has only one video editing program decent enough to compare with Adobe Premiere Elements.I used to have Premiere Elements,but lost my laptop before I knew I had to deactivate the software first.It would've been nice to know that,but oh well.I've looked at WineHQ,& the...

google sketchup www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Has anyone successfully run google sketchup with wine? The attachment is a screen dump of what I get when starting sketchup. Thanks

Starcraft 2 crashing at start www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I try to play SC2 on my comp, openSUSE 11.4, using wine. Download, install, patching etc didn't give any error messages. When I try to start up the game it crashes, 5 or 10 sec after I click on icon. I have: Kernel 2.6.37 wine 1.3.12 Anyone here tried to install StarCraft2 and played it using wine? What kernel or wine version did you use to get liftoff? Thanks

Steam wont start www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. It just stopped responding. I didn't do anything other than finally install the .net framework. how do I uninstall so I can reinstall? Thanks

Using Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have attempted to use Wine for quite a few windows programs but have only found one that will work. After I download a .exe file I right click and choose open with Wine. After the program installs I always get the message that the program has enountered a serious error and must close. Is there some other step that I am missing or are there just not that many programs it will run? ...

Program loses focus www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using Ubuntu 10.04, with Wine v.1.2.2. I have installed a program called NoteTab Pro. It ran fine for years under Wine 1.0 (which I was running until recently doing a new install of Ubuntu 10.04, which uses 1.2.2). There was a minor glitch in it but I got used to it. However, now, running under the upgraded version, I can be using the program and, for no reason at all (it seems to...

Having minimize issues running games in wine with gnome shell. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Ok, I have 4 computers all running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell. on all computers when ever I play games in wine I set wine to run in a virtual desktop. On the first 3 computers I can use things like "Alt-Tab" and I can use the "Super/Windows" key to get into overview mode while playing games and it functions absolutely flawless, I can even move the game to another deaktop and continue...

sound quits randomly in portal on wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I recently downloaded portal through steam (which I plan on installing the stand-alone later since steam only works with the net. *cough* *cough* spyware *cough*) Now when I play portal (both 1 & 2) after a while the sound will just randomly quit. I've tried the -snd_openal option suggested here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.winehq.org...

Wine Live: A Security Sandbox For Inventors and Artists www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I've began my adventure with Wine about two weeks ago.I've realized the security implications of a Live environment.What implications? - a read only disk doesn't catch viruses (hard drives do) - Live easily allows encryping AES in ram before writing to a disk (TrueCrypt) - Most journaling systems will leave traces of your work!A live system's ram can be wiped really fast and clean. Artists,...

StarCraft and Wine... wow!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. It's been a very long time since I attempted to run StarCraft under Wine. Last time I tried was a few years ago. Then, it was very jerky, the sound was out of sync and the window was too small. Recently, I've had the urge to play it again and decided what the hell... Wine has really come a long way! I see no difference in how StarCraft performs under regular Wine as compared to natively...

Civilization IV - Direct2Drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have spent hours on this, and all that I can get is that window showing html and javascript code. Can anyone tell me how to make this work? I have the most recent wine, and have tried all the library installs that looked like they had a chance of working. Thanks

Running Starcraft 1 with Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I Installed Wine so that I could install Starcraft 1 and play it. It installed fine, but when I go to run it the system crashes as soon as the game launches. The entire desktop turns to vertical lines (like the vertical adjustment on old TV sets) and the screen turns gray. At this point I can not soft boot the system and must turn it off with the power button. According to the Wine website,...

Problems installing wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I can't seem to get wine to instal. I am trying to install Wine 1.5.5 and am using LDME Cinamon. I was told to run in the terminal the following: sudo dpkg -i libwine* and I get the following result: dpkg-split: error: error reading libwine: Is a directory dpkg: error processing libwine (--install): subprocess dpkg-split returned error exit status 2 Errors were encountered while...

starcraft 2 and wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am trying to get sc2 going. I downloaded playonlinux, it installed wine 1.3.2 and downloaded and installed the game, including patches. Now when I go to launch the game I get a black screen and nothing happens. Thanks

WINE SQL Authentication www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Trying to use a program that connects to a SQL server using windows authentication. Is there any way to get Wine to authenticate to a SQL server instance using Wine? The distro I am using is Centos. Thanks

Can I run Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 In Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. For my Intro to Programming Class, I am learning to use Visual Studio 2005. I was wondering if I could use this in Linux using WINE. That way, if I wanna ever program, or just use this software outside of school, I can have it on my computer. I would like to use it in Linux, because it's my main OS, and will save me from restarting my computer to get to Windows. Will programs like...

Call of Duty Black Ops Stack Smashing Detected www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Game crashes when title screen loads. Terminal outputs stack trace with message "stack smashing detected." Help? (Also posted about this here playonlinux.com/en/topic-9513.html) Pastebin of terminal output: pastebin.com/XNftNqFy Running on Radeon Mobility HD 5000 series, using Mesa drivers. Thanks

.exe files www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i want to play a file with extension .exe... when i play it it gives me an error Archive:/run/media/sahil/B26A90666A90295D/Dev-Cpp/devcpp.exe [/run/media/sahil/B26A90666A90295D/Dev-Cpp/devcpp.exe] End-of-central-directory signature not found.Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive.In the latter case the central directory and zipfile comment...

windowless renderer problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have problem with software DVMP basic (classic media player, but shows Time Code. That is important to me.) I try to install it on Ubuntu 10.04 with wine, Ubuntu 12.04 with wine and Mint Maya with wine 1.5.18 (also try 1.5.19 and no luck. So, problem is when I try to open .avi file I get a massage "Could not set windowless renderer". I post this also on wine forum but nobody know...

Windows program with target line how to work in Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am a noob to Linux entirely (working on it through Vbox for the past couple of days!). We have a windows program that requires the use of target line commands to operate. I know that Wine for Linux allows the use of some windows programs. The problem i am running into is how in the world do i go about setting up the target command lines in the shortcut (Linux i guess calls it a "link")...

Skyrim Creation Kit: garbage in object render window www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. The main cell render window works fine, but the object render window opens with garbage from other stuff on the screen. A screenshot is at imgur.com/aD98N I ran the program with WINEDEBUG="warn+all" and no warnings appeared when I opened the problem window. During program load, however, there were numerous "ntdll:NtQueryAttributesFile" warnings which came in pairs for my D: and Z:...

Installing Biometric fingerprint reader USB through wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. newbie here trying to figure out how to install a bio-fingerprint reader USB stick through wine. First of all i am running Linux Mint 14 MATE through a Vbox emulation. Secondly when i mount the USB stick and run the .EXE through wine here is what the terminal outputs for me. Code: -VirtualBox /mnt/USB $ wine autorun.exe fixme:advapi:SetNamedSecurityInfoW L"C:\\users\\Public\\Application...

Digimon Masters Online gives error 108 on Wine (hackshield) www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I hope you guys can help me out. When i try to play digimon masters online which requires hackshield to play it gives me an error: hackshield init failed error 108. I've googled it and it gives me solutions for Windows but not for my linux OS. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04. I hope i am clear enough. RemcoV Thanks

Wine won't connect to network www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've asked this on the Newbie forum but haven't had much help. Maybe someone here? I have installed Wine under Ubuntu 12.04, and added Firefox web browser. It doesn't connect to the internet, not even to the router ( Nor does it recognise localhost ( I can't find any way to check the network configuration in Wine. I have no trouble connecting to the network using...

Wine and PortableApps www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I loaded PortableApps for Windows intending to try it out running under Wine. Since then trying to run another Windows program under Wine resulted in PortableApps starting up. Getting out of PortableApps did not allow the second program to run. To get round this I deleted the PortableApps directory and tried to run the second program again. No go. Wine stopped with the error message...

Wine and Buffalo Hard drive password www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I had set up a Buffalo Ministation external hard drive on a Windows PC and setup a password for the drive. Now that i have Linux mint I'm unable to access the drive. I've installed Wine but when i try to run the password.exe with it i get the error " cannot find a driver for which the password is not authenticated ". It sounds like the password.exe file is running but it doesn't know...

Is there is a way to increase and decrease the disk space in wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am new to using wine.I tried to install the G2 Real Flight Simulator.I was surprised at how easy everything was going.But then came the time for it to copy some files from the CD to the hard drive.It failed and claimed that this could be due to not having enough disk space.Does anyone know if there is a way to increase and decrease the disk space in wine? Thanks

Windows Directory in Wine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to install Star Wars KoTOR on my linux box. The installer for the game needs a Windows file called stdole.tlb. I have a copy of the file, so that's not the problem. My problem is that I don't know where the heck my Windows directory is so I can stick the file there! Anyone have any suggestions? BTW: I downloaded the latest version of Wine today. Thanks

Trying to Run Application www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. so I'm using the fedora os and im trying to run space engine (a space exsporation sim) and it's always failing. i got the dbug report right here. can you desipher this? Debug Report is in the attachments Thanks

Q4wine cannot find Wineserver, not installed? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So I've installed q4wine on Debian Wheezy, however when it first ran the wizard, it said that wineserver binary file cannot be found and won't continue without it. How am I going to install wineserver? Thanks

Wine on chromebook with ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm considering buying a chromebook and installing ubuntu via crouton. But, if possible, I'd like it to run Wine and some Windows apps. Can Samsung series 3 (ARM-based) chromebook run Wine? If not, is it possible on the other (Intel-based) ones? Thanks

World of warcraft wine problem. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm new to linux using ubuntu and I love it! trying to move fully away from Windows and this is the only thing that I can't get ! When I open wow with wine I get this. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/attachments/wine/5185d1374988121-world-warcraft-wine-problem-screenshot-jpg?s=97cd241c48dacf71a224d35550c7317a My config file is this Code: SET readTOS "1" SET readEULA "1" SET...

help, problem Layout with Sketchup pro 2013 via WINE 1.5 with mageia3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. ups!) I have a problem , I'm on Mageia 3 with wine1.5 and sketchup pro 2013. Sketchup work properly I have no apparent problems. I want to use the Layout function and where I am in Sketchup and tries to send my plan the menu or by running Sketchup LayOut autonomously I have a crash error message. I can not find the solution. Can someone help me Thanks

Visual Studio C++ != Linux C++ www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm a student with some experience in C++ using windows vs2010. The course I'm taking now, data structures using C++, is using the Linux environment.I'm having trouble with the transition.Compiling and linking a .h, main.cpp and a makefile, which is new to me until last week, is what I need help with.I'm wanting to use the vim editor because I have previous experience using it in an assembly...

Winserver is loading on startup. Make it stop? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm running linux mint (umbuntu). I recently got apache2 and mysql via the software manager with the hopes of learning PHP. Now I seem to have Wineserver starting up as soon as linux loads. I have to close it manually every time I start my computer up. Nothing bad happens when it closes, but if I leave it open I start to lag. Why is wineserver starting on startup? How can I make...

USB File Transfer Cable with Easy Suite Software crashes after startin www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Good day, my Linux brethren. I salute you! I am running Kubuntu 13.10 as my sole OS on a Lenovo Ideapad S400 touch. I recently purchased a USB File Transfer cable which touts the ability to transfer files between MAC and Windows. For Windows, it uses a small .exe called EasySuite.exe to open a file-browsing window displaying the contents of folders on both computers. It works on the...

Dll errors www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Missing two DLL's error states import_dll Library Kernelbase.dll MFC42.dll is not found. These two missing items are causing about 5 ocx files from registering. Any ideas? Aaron Thanks

How to install adobe cs6 via wine www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I was just wondering how to install the adobe suite on wine whenever I try I get an error. I'm running opensuse 12.3, gnome 3.8 with the latest version of wine. I really only need premiere Pro for my films, but any help is appreciated. Thanks

final fantasy VII in wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. anybody have any luck getting this game to run? Installation goes 100% Fine, but running the game ..opens for several seconds, then just closes.Could it have something to do with the Midi sounds? I dunno if anyone's tried this game in wine either.. Thanks

Intall in WINE requires service pack 2 or better. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm new here. I've been trying to install the latest version of SketchUp to run in WINE.If it matters, I'm running Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon AMD64 with lots of memory and drive space. When I start the SketchUpMake-en.exe in c: drive, it starts the install and then reports: Code: Prerequisite check for system component Microsoft Windows failed with the following error message: "Installation...

trying to install x-com on iso with wine www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. im trying to install x-com on iso using wine, but i get "access denied" error message when i try to run install file. what am i doing wrong? Thanks

CrossOver worth it or not? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been wondering now if getting CrossOver on Linux is a good idea or not.I believe it is but I want to ask before getting it because it is $60.The reason why I want to is for games that are not originally on Linux.The biggest problem is Dark Souls II and some other games, but especially Dark Souls II.When I tried to get it through Wine it never worked.I looked through tons of forums...

Dependency is not satisfiable: dpkg (>=1.16.5) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. This is the error message every time I try to download the CrossOver trial in Software Center in Elementary OS. Thanks

Wine errors installing GW2 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to install GW2 and using the command Code: sudo wine /directory/gw2.exe -dx9single I get the following errors, what does this mean? Code: fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation 0x110000 0 0x32fe08 4 fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation 0x110000 1 (nil) 0 fixme:process:SetProcessDEPPolicy (1): stub fixme:ver:GetCurrentPackageId (0x283e9f8 (nil)): stub andyatlinux-i24h:~> fixm...

Character Automatically Moves Backward www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. When I play Skyrim on Ubuntu 14.04 my character automatically starts to move backwards like I pressed the S key.It happens so frequently to the point it's so hard to move.Does anyone have a solution to this? Thanks

Windows Media Player - Has Anybody been able to install it on linux. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Need some help installing Windows Media Player on my Ubuntu Hardy 8.04. I have wine 1.3 installed hoping that this would emulate windows but doesn?t work. I have smplayer , vlc and gecko but these don?t work either. A big Thanks

Best way to run Unity3D www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm running Centos 7 and I want to install unity3D is it better to just install it on a VBox or run it via wine? which option alows unity to run smother? Thanx AO! Thanks

Can't play Special Force 2 (SKILL) on wine (Linux Mint) www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. when i installed wine and started the game it said : Unhandled exception: privileged instruction in 32-bit code (0xf6ad03d7). Register dump: CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:0063 GS:006b EIP:f6ad03d7 ESP:0229a148 EBP:0229ce78 EFLAGS:00210246(R- --IZ- -P- ) EAX:00000000 EBX:0229c244 ECX:0229a314 EDX:017e78aa ESI:0229a198 EDI:f6ad03d7 Stack dump: 0x0229a148:00474c74 0229a198 0138f9bc...

Wine fonts not showing in-game www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. theres a couple of games that wont show menu fonts (supreme ruler 2020 & warcraft 3 so far) i tried copying all the windows fonts to the wine/windows/fonts folder but still not working, i also installed core fonts or whatever Thanks

Games tested on Wine with Xubuntu 14.04 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Although I dual-booted my Windows games machine to take advantage of the native Linux games and Steam client.I could not help spending time testing out the Windows games I already had installed. Here is a list of games that I have tested so far.I have not put much effort into configuring them as I wanted to see which ones just run off the bat: Games that run perfectly on max settings: GTA...

Passing windows comand line option to Wine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am trying to play a Sherlock Holmes game Sherlock 7... and it start by default in DirectX11 but it says that you can pass -dx9 flag to startup to make it work in DirectX9 .. This is not working I dont have the Steam Version I got it somewhere else. Anyways of passing this startup option?? I am starting it like this Code: wine ./Sherlock.exe -dx9 but it still starting with...

IPad issue www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am on xubuntu 15.10 and need some help.My uncle locked his iPad and it's disabled and I was told u can get iTunes to run using wine.I can get it to run and all but when I do the steps to get it Undisabledit won't.It doesn't bring up the option when it's in recovery.Anyone actually get this to work? Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk Thanks

Error installing wine: Could not early remove sysvinit-utils:amd64 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a fresh install of Debian testing. I have installed a couple of other things but nothing major. Now I want to install Wine. I wrote: Code: $ dpkg --add-architecture i386 && apt update No problems. Second step: Code: $ apt install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done # ... # the usual print out. But then: #...

pad2pad works on an AMD machine but not an INTEL www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have two computers,Laptop with Intel CPUand a Desktop with an AMD CPU.BOTH computers have the exact same Os (Linux Mint 18.1) with all the updates. I have an install script for installing wine (1.6.2) that is used on both computers.So as far as differences go they are the cpu, sound and video. I also have the latest winetricks which installeddotnet40 and corefonts which is needed by pad2pad....

Is Wine vulnarable for Linux OS www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I red that Wine is not recommended for Linux OS is that true? does it againsted security issue? Thanks

Make an .exe autostart after opening it with wine. www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. First of all, hello everyone. I'm currently testing a point of sale software on linux, its web based so it works, but for printing I need and extra software, an .exe For this to work correctly i would need that exe to start automatically with linux, i had no problems setting it to start with linux, but when you open it you need to press start. The program as an option to start...

mozilla 1.0.1 and redhat 8.0 - no attatchments www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Ive noticed something weird, and google hasn't had much to say about it so Im goign to guess it was something weird that happened when converting my old 7.3 profile to 8.0 I am unable to send attatchments in mozilla mail, when i click the attatchment button nothing happens and even going file, attatch file does nothing - no popup window, nothing. In addition to that, when someone...

problem with dual boot www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have win2k and mandrake 9 dual booting. Win2k was loaded first then Mandrake 9 on a separate hd. when ever I reboot from Linux and boot into windows then reboot and get into Linux I get an error while booting. Error is as follows: "EXT3-fs: Journal inode is deleted mount: error 22 mounting ext3 flags kernel panic: No init found. Try passing in it = option to kernel." If I reboot from...

linux routing inside a network segment www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I've given a project of setting up a firewall in my office. I have only found documentation for masquerading using one real IP address and a private network type 192.168.x.x I did that and it worked, the problem is that I need real addresses, and my linux box is between the gateway and all my network. I configured the routing table with the command ip and I can access the gateway...

SSHD Config www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have redhat 7.3 and it was without an ssh daemon, so I installed it when it was needed Now its installed, I have got stuck at configuration When i try and start the server, I get the following: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key Disabling protocol version 1. Could...

Graphical user manager? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Looking for one for Red hat 7.3 Rather than using text mode, useradd, userdel, usermod, anyone know of a little prog to do this through a GUI? TIA Thanks

slackware 8.1 internet problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. route Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway GenmaskFlagsMetric Ref Use Iface* UH0 00 ppp0 localnet* U 0 00 eth0 loopback* U 0 00 lo default UG1 00 eth0 #netstat-rn Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Windowirtt Iface UH 40 00 p...

Debian, software raid and wine (seperate questions) www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I've used linux/BSD on and off over the last few years and I really haven't switched over from windows because of a few problems I've had in the past. Seems that most of my problems are now gone and I'm ready to switch over for good hopefully. well anyways I have installed redhat 8.0 and mandrake 9.0 but I couldnt get wineX from cvs working in either install. somethign was screwy...

libpcap trojan www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. libpcap trojan I downloaded and installed the libpcap 0.71 with the trojan. anyone know how to clean that sucker? can't find anything on it, can i just reinstall? TIA Michael http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hlug.org%2Ftrojan%2F Thanks

Win2k permissions with Linux PDC... www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am running Red Hat 8.0 as a PDC.Everything is fine, I can hit the domain, login, use the fileserv.But on my Win 2k box, I cannot set the local user to have admin rights (like a Domain Admin)I saw a part of thesmb.conf file called domain admin group = and I tried that, but nothing happened.Please help... pixo_linx Thanks

Make error with Mandrake 8.1 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Recently I downloaded a copy of kstars 0.9.1 but to my surprise, when I made the./configure --prefix=/usr (following the instructions) and I tried to run make then a few lines appeared with the following message I translated (because I have a spanish version): ***no rule found to build object 'index.doc.book', needed to 'index.cache.bz2'. high and then it goes (the message) out of all...

Low cost laser printer www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I need to get a good low cost laser printer.I've been considering the Samsung ML-1430 or 1440, but several people have told me the toner cartridges are hard to come by.The Brother HL-1440 is readily available and I can get toner at the Office Depot or Staples here in town. The Samsung printers say they are certified with several Linux distros (I'm running RH but the Brother printer...

redhat 8.0 RPM issues www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. hey I just got around to trying out RedHat 8.0 and I'm running into problems with RPM packages. I'm building a webserver with ProFTPD, Apache, MySQL and I don't like to install the versions of those right off the install disks, because they're bound to be at least a little bit out of date. With older versions of RedHat, I'd just install the OS, then go get the latest RPMs for ProFTPD, Apache...

rpm's www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. when I do rpm -iv whatever and it installs where does RedHat put the files?Is there a RPM directory that contains the actual executable binary? Thanks

Debian, CUPS, and samba www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm having trouble getting my windows boxes to print to my printer (hp940c) on my linux box. I'm running cups because lpd doesn't work with my printer. On the windows boxes i get "access denied, unable to connect" i've search google and all the issues relating to my problem haven't fixed it. Help if you can. Thanks

Linux Server as a PDC Documentation www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. We have 4 Win2K servers and 5 win2K client machines.Could someone suggested a good book or online-doc that will help me set up a Linux box as our PDC?I'm fairly new to Linux. I want to migrate as many machines as possible to Linux and I thought the PDC would be a good start. Any suggestions would be grealty appreciated! TIA! BD Thanks

dos to linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Why are first saying that FTP is "ultra-speedy" and then telling us that it's too slow? Am I just stupid? No, you're not stupid.I'm just not a great writer.What I thought I was saying, in other words, was "If there is no way to do the DOS to LINUX transfer, is there another way that is just as ultra-speedy as the linux to linux transfer?" But that wasn't the point, right? The problem...

can this be done from DOS to LINUX? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. forum members.I'm new to linux.When copying a website from one server to another, I have been using the following commands with my ssh client: [LOGIN SITE TO COPY:] tar zcfp backup.tgz * [FTP SITE TO COPY TO:] ftp xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx [password and connect] put backup.tgz [exit] [LOGIN SITE TO COPY TO] tar zxf backup.tgz The whole site is transferred in just a minute or two. Is...

sound problems in Red Hat 8 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just installed Red Hat 8 and for some reason i'm having problems playing audio files. During installation, it detected my sound card (SB Live) just fine, but now I can't get any audio files to work on XMMS or any of the other players. It just refuses to play anything, but all the system sounds work fine. Any ideas? -- Thanks

Open Office Floppy Disk Save Question www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm a Linux newbie and I just recently purchased Redhat 8.0. I was trying to save an Open Office word document to the floppy drive but I could only find a way to save it to my system. So, how do I save to my floppy drive? Any help is appreciated, Thanks

PPTP Incoming Call Requests www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I had made plans for using PoPToP with a Compaq 6100 Remote Access Concentrator in order to create a decently fast dial-up solution.However, I began testing the setup only to find that PoPToP does not include support for the following PPTP Control Messages: 9 (INCOMING-CALL-REQUEST), 10 (INCOMING-CALL-REPLY), and 11 (INCOMING-CALL-CONNECTED).Even though this was my first run-in with the...

AOL on RedHat? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Hmm...now that I git my floppy drive working, hehe I was wondering if I am able to connect to the net via AOL. However, my modem is not being detected, is this because it is a Winmodem? Anyway, if I do buy a compatible modem will I be able to use an AOL account, not the software, to connect? Thanks

I need help www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i just down loaded the iso for linux mandrake 9.0 and it will not install i get to the packages and it will start to install them and then it will tell me that tere is an error is such and such do you want to continue man what the hell i could not get mandrake 8.1 to work it will install all the way but when it gets to the reboot it will reboot but no dice it will get to the big blue...

file systems www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i haveslightly screwed filesystem it's ext2and it was not cleanly unmounted once. now it chks it ever time i boot. is there any way of fixing it short of reinstallation (which i figured out my self) any tools? Thanks

USB SmartMedia reader problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a problem and I hope someone can help me. I have a RedHat Linux 8.0 (kernel 2.4.18-14) system and I'm having trouble getting my USB cardreader (Sitecom CN-301) to work. In dmesg I see the following when I plug in the device: usb.c: USB disconnect on device 2 hub.c: USB new device connect on bus1/2, assigned device number 3 usb.c: USB device 3 (vend/prod 0xc0b/0xa107) is not...

Abit KR7A 133 Raid Motherboad & Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm looking at downloading either Red Hat 8.0 or Mandrake 9.0 linux, but before I put the time and effort into it I want to know if it will run on my system.Currently I'm running the following: Abit KR7A 133 Raid motherboard AMD Athlon XP 2000+ Leadtek WinFast A250 Ulta TD MyVIVO Edition 2 Western Digital 40 GB hard drives in a Raid 0 contral array Liteon JLMS LTD-166S DVD drive Linksys...

POP3 Ident query www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm getting an immense delay when trying to connect to my POP3 server when I'm behind a firewall (it's on a separate network).I know that it's due to an ident query timing out because I turned off Sendmail's Ident querying and that fixed the problem on the SMTP side of things.However, I have no clue how to turn off the ident query for POP3.I'm using ipop3d with xinetd, so any help you...

Who is Linux Vendor? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Please tell me who is linux vendor? i know Redhat, Suse, Mandrake, Turbo Linux, Corel Linux... and more, they have their own Linux OS version, so are they really linux vendors? or Linux Vendors are company that make their own version and sell computer installed linux OS? or... I'm preparing for an essay about Linux OS, my topic is "different linux vendors"!! but i'm not really know...

facing problem in Linux KDE/GNONE Workstation. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. All, I am facing problem in Linux KDE Workstation. I have installed Oracle 8i on Linux 6.22 KDE Workstation. When I logged on to SQL Plus to write my queries. I cant edit the last writen query like SQL> ED in Window environment which opens notepad for modifications. Is there any similar kind of thing to set the KEDIT or gNotepad or any kind of editor on Linux Enviroment. Even when...

Linux Boot Problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed Red Hat 8 default on my computer. Then some weeks later I had to temporarily install Win 98 on a different parition and this completely messed up the boot sector. I can't get Linux to boot now and I was wondering if there was a way of avoid the reformat by repairing the boot sector? -- Thanks

FTP connection to linux Mandrake 8.2. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I set up an Apache webserver on this Linux mandrake. I want to export my ms access tables from my laptop to my linux mandrake machine, export to postgresql. How do I set up this ftp connection? I installed also openssl. Can I set up a connection using ssl? Can anyone help me? I am also using webmin to administer my linux. thx K. Thanks

Connecting to a samba server with a win2k client w/ nt auth. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I would like to let my users connect to a linux server from their win2k machines using their NT authentication. I have successfully connected to shares on my linux box from a 2k machine but it seems that I need to have a user on the linux box for authentication. I would like all security to be from the nt domain. is there some kind of samba client for windows I should use or something?...

IA32 Code Update? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm new in this forum and I don't know if this has been discussed. I've installed red hat linux 8.0 to many systems. In some machines while loading it displays a message like Applying IA32 Code Update. What does this mean? And why it doesn't apply this "update" in other machines. By the way all machines are p4 so it should apply this update in all machines (since they all have IA32 code)?? ...

Installing a NIC driver www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am new to linux and trying to learn. I setup Mandrake 8.2 on a compaq desktop and the install did not detect the NIC card. The card is built in the motherboard and is a Intel Pro 100. I downloaded the Linux drivers from Intels site but i cant install the drivers. I read the installation guide and i cant get past the part where it says to Compile the driver. It says to do a make install,...

Rebuild system won't mount some of the SCSI disks www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. All, I will spare you to horror story of my failed kerneal upgrade from 2.2.18 to 2.4.18. End result I totally had to rebuild my server with new drives and am now trying to mount the old drives to get data off. The old drives are SCSI along with the new ones. The controller mounts the new SCSI drives fine and fdisk can see the old disks and their partitions but when I try to mount...

DNS issue on Mandrake www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I setup a Mandrake 8.2 box, i installed phpbb message board on it and i created a mysql database. During the installation of phpbb i had a problem because it kept saying can not connect to the database. when i changed the DBN of the sever to the ip address it worked fine. So i assume the issue is a dns. I have the linux box get its ip address via dhcp from a NT box. I can ping the linux...

Internet presence problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a very odd problem here. I have two Red Hat servers (7.2 and 7.3) with real Internet addresses. In the first one I have mainly apache with perl, ssh and qmail, and in the other I have bind and ssh. When I'm on the Intranet I can access those services without a problem, and If I'm working on the servers I can see internet. The problem is that after a while (about 15 mins or something...

Hard Drive failure in Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. A friend of mine is having issues with his Linux. When attempting to access his HD, he gets these errors: /dev/hdh1: Invalid argument while reading block 134236528 /dev/hdh1: Invalid argument reading journal superblock fsck.ext3: Invalid argument while checking ext3 journal for /dev/hdh1 I know nothing about Linux, so I couldn't help him, but hopefully someone here can. What...

accessing modem in user login www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. im hoping someone can help me here is my problem. I have a pci modem and under root i can use "setserial /dev/ttyS! irq 5 port 0x2800 autoconfig" and then i can use my modem, but i cant use the setserial command from user. so is there anyway i can change permisions to use that command or make it do that command on boot? Thanks

Starting YP map server: execvp: No such file or directory. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have installed Redhat Linux 7.2 on three sytems and configuredone system as a NIS Server. I am getting the following error during boot time on NIS Server. Starting YP map server:execvp: No such file or directory. Can nyone help??? Singh G. Thanks

Runlevels in SUSE 7.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I installed suse 7.3 and configured it. according to my /etc/inittab file linux must boot in runlevel 3 # The default runlevel is defined here id:3:initdefault: but when i boot the system boots in runlevel 2 i don't know how fix ts does anyone know Thanks

MacOS 8.5 Printing to RedHat 7.2? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. does anyone know how to get printing to work from a mac running 8.5 to a linux printer installed locally via parallel? I've been trying the netatalk protocol but I continually get a postscript error. Thanks

My modem www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i have tried to install my modem in linux 8.0 red hat, but when i try to conect without any error message the sistem do nothing. What is realy hapends? Thanks

Date and Time Problem (Redhat 8) www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. K, here's the basics of my problem... I noticed that my date wasn't displaying porperly in certain applications.For example; in Evolution.In the summary screen is shows the correct date, but if you go to calendar or send a message it shows it as being one day prior. So, my first thought was well let me check my date and time, right?I tried to run Redhat's config utillity (redhat-config-date),...

Software RAID0 mess up, please help!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I need help big time. I have a file server running Red Hat Linux 7.3.It was built around 6 months ago and has 3 HDD's, one is for the primary linux installation, the other 2 (IBM Deskstar 120GB) are running Software RAID 0 as a public file store Samba'd to the rest of the home network. I just got another 2 drives (the exact make) and I plugged one of the drives into where the CD-ROM...

samba www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i have installed samba en i share my htdocs with this options [web] path = /usr/local/httpd/htdocs comment = Webserver default read only = no admin users = administrator force create mode = 0775 inherit permissions = yes but when i create a file its doesn't get the write rights -rwxrw-r--1 root root0 Jan2 21:36 test_file.txt what is wrong Thanks

Error message when trying to send mail via sendmail www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i setup a mandrake linux box and installed this phpbb message board on it. when a user registers it will send them an email with there info only if they use a hotmail account. (hotmail is the only one i tested besides our own domain email) but if i register a user with my company domain email, i will never get an email with my registration info. I think this has something to do with when...

Need help www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm very new to Linux.I installed redhat linux 8.Now I'm trying to download a file of size 553M.After some part is downloaded I got an message like 'There is not enough room on the disk to save /tmp/rhehju3j.gz.Remove unnecessary files from the disk and try again, or try saving in different location.Can any body suggest how to resolve this issue? Thanks

Loving Linux but its a bit slow www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Hey Just installed RedHat 8.0 for the first time cos i was fed up with Win98 (need i say that its S**T!) At first i didnt install KDE and i thought it was rubbish but then i realised that i hadnt installed it by looking on google and its wicked now Everything is running perfectly. I managed to get mp3 working and gnutella and almost everything i did in windows but better Im also...

In Defense of People Who Dislike Microsoft www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I found an article written about Microsoft and the response by a guy who read it.Check it out... http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aspbuilder.net%2Fnews%2Freader.asp%3Faspid%3DIn_defense_of_Microsoft If the URL doesn't work just goto http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aspbuilder.net it is on the main page...

wireless - easy and good www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I had heard alot of bad things about wireless so I had stayed clear of it but recently i got some hardware and put it all together with very little problem Dell 1150 Truemobile PCMCIA card Dell 1184 WIreless Broadband router easily setup a wireless access point, configured it to use WEP (Wireless encryption ptotocol) to prevent anyone else from jumping on my wireless net (this was...

Booting Linux 7.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm new to Linux and just installed RedHat's 7.3 in a second HDD "E".There is nothing else on that drive and I'm booting with a floppy. My problem is that every time I defrag my "C" drive; which has W2000 Pro; I cannot boot Linux; even with the floppy.I get a message saying that my SUPERBOOT is corrupt or that it cannot be read. Please help!!!I want to learn more about Linux. ...

Redhat with Soundblaster Audigy Gamer? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just installed RH 8.0 and I have a soundblaster audigy gamer that works well with XP Pro, 2000, and Mandrake 9 but for some reason it will not play sounds in RH. Any idea's? I attempted to update drivers but Creative's Site said that their were no drivers availible. Thanks

Mandrake Networking... www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. This is the setup-> cablemodem--------->linksys(notwireless) router----->windows 2000 box router ----->linksys usb ethernet adapter--->mandrake box I need to install the sw for the router on the mandrake computer & then somehow have it work with a cable modem... anyone got any ideas? Thanks

Help with installing nVIDIA GeForce 2go drivers. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Hey Im relativly new at using Linux. And I would like to update my system so itrecognizes my graphics processor. I went and tried (but failed) at following the websites directions and nothing is different on my settings. Could some one please help me!? Thanks

X86conf file messed up. can't start Xfree86 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm running RH 8.0 and I am STILL have the problems as in my earlier postnow I used the code supplyed on the DRI site that someone linked me to they said it was for the i810 grafics card and unless eyes desive me that is the card i have yet this code didn't work.... ...when it starts up it tells me my X86conf file is out of sorts and asks me if I want to de-bug it i say YES WHAT DO I LOOK...

anyone got good linux sites they can post? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. can anyone please post me good sites for beginners on using red hat linux?or any informative"how to" linux sites? Thanks

run asp,asp.net or c# in red hat Linux 8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i'm new bie of linux, any one know is it possible to run .net languageweb site in Linux. Linux has only apache such a web server. Any one know how to get linux support asp or other language Thanks

verizon online DSL www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have Verizon Online DSL. I am running a Windows XP/RedHat 7.2 dual boot and I can't get online within Linux. I ran IP config in Windowsto get all the necessary numbers. I then booted to Linux and put in all the information. It still doesn't work. I called Verizon and asked a tech. I was told that Verizon DSL does not support Linux. Is this true? Am I going to have to switch Internet...

host many websites with dynamic IP www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. can i host many web sites( like each user has their own site: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fmyserver.net%2Fuser1%2Chttp%3A%2F%2Fmyserver.net%2Fuser2 ( i use Red Hat 8.0, and with No-IP software update IP) .But i use DSL connection with dynamic IP..Any one have ideas. Is it possible? It has to be a static IP?????. Thanks

Pls sign the TCPA Petition <not spam!> www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Pls sign the TCPA Petition http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.petitiononline.com%2Fendtcpa1%2Fpetition.html Tattooed Thanks

Redhat 8.0 Package Updates www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I recently switched from Mandrake 8.2 to Redhat 8.0 and so far I like the switch, with the exception of package updating.In Mandrake 8.2 there was a software manager that allowed you to define sources for security updates, ftp sites, local harddrives, etc...This was a nice system for installing different RPMS and helped resolve any dependency issues.My question, is there an equivalent...

Linux on Pentium 4 ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. guys, i'm totally new to this forum, and also new to Linux (even i didn't get linux installed yet ) so please help me out here, does SuSE Linux 6.1 work on an Intell Pentium 4 system ??? and does any linux distribution work on Pentium 4 systems ???? any way my specs are : Intell Pentium 4 1.6Ghz Acorp Mother Board 256mb RAM 1.7GB HD for Linux is there any thing wrong with these...

Trying to print through a network printer. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a problem that I have been tried to resolve for the past couple of weeks.I have several computers running RedHat 7.2 and I am trying to setup the network printer for all five computers.One is the server and the rest are networked together.The server can print fine, but when I try to setup the printer on the client computers, it will not setup to print.How can I get this to work?Please...

Internet on SuSE 7.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just install SuSE Linux 7.3 on my computer. It's a 500 MHz Compaq Presario The installation was fine, however, I can't go to the internet. I have Kingston Technology KNE111TX as the Network card I have no idea where to go to create (setup) and internet connection, please help Thanks

Ximian Mono www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Anyone here anything about this? http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aspbuilder.net%2Fforum%2Ftopic.asp%3FTOPIC_ID%3D8 AJ Thanks

Internet connection gone after installing MySQL and Samba... www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. All, After installing MySQL and Samba on my Mandrake linux box internet connection gone. I use sharing DSL connection on Win2K. DO anybody know what can be the reason? I don't use DHCP only static adresses. Thanks

Chipmunks! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm using RH 7.2 (KDE) on integrated SiS 7012 sound chipset and after an extensive search actually found the linux audio drivers. After more fustration, I finally got them to complie. Aside from sound not working in some games (Q3, Chrominum), it works when it comes playing mp3's. However, it's playing a bit fast. I would prefer if Serj Tankian didn't sound a bit like Alvin the chipmunk...

Problems finding configuration wizard www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm a newbie - but installed Mandrake 9.0 to play around with the networking side of things. I wanted to use the Server Configuration Wizard, and read the online Qick Configuration Server Guide. On my PC, there is no server configuration "tab" in the Mandrake Control Centre. Can someone tell me what I've done wrong? Also, at start-up, OpenOffice opens. How can I stop that? Cheers ...

Installing a gui on redhat (Linux Newbe) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a redhat linux 7.2server that from what I can see has been compiled without a gui? a) How can I be sure of this? b) If this is I don't have a gui how and were can I install the components. eg. Xfree86, Windows Manager and Desktop??[/b] Thanks

e-smith server...WOW... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have just installed e-smith server 5.1.2 and am thoroughly impressed. I am by no means a linux expert, but have enjoyed tinkering around a little with quite a few distro's. E-smith for me has been by far the easiest to set-up. ftp server web server gateway/firewall file server (win/linux) remote admin (ssh) LAN admin via browser e-mail server (including IMP webmail).... right...

The Friz Chip and TCPA/Palladium -what's going to happen to www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. What's going to happen to linux when the Friz Chip and TCPA/Palldium comes What does everyone think about it here?I'm very worried about.How anyone can say MS is good beats me.They are boody evil Tattooed Thanks

g++ in RedHat 7.2 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Where can I get the g++ compiler for RedHat 7.2 ? I'm trying to install the qtlib and this package needs of this compiler, and I only find this compiler to Conectiva distribution... Thanks

Redhat 8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Will RedHat Linux 8.0 let me run a full fledged web server? Will it allow be to host more than one site? And my big question for everyone, does it have a built in email server so I can have emails for my domain name? If not are there any software out there to do this that isn't a lot of money? Thanks

xinetd login not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I enabled telnet for xinetd. here is the contents of my xinetd.d/telnet file service telnet { flags= REUSE socket_type= stream wait= no user= root server= /usr/sbin/in.telnetd log_on_failure+= USERID disable = no } I can connect just fine, but when I login, I login as root, put in my password, and it says "login incorrect" anybody have any idea? Ver: Redhat 7.2 Th...

Can a scroll wheel work in Red Hat 8.0 Professional? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have the 5-button optical Microsoft Intellimouse. It has a scroll wheel, and I was wondering if there was a way to make it work in things such as Konqueror to scroll down the page. On a side note, this is my first post here and I plan to frequent this site from now on. Thanks

Yahoo Messenger www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. After downloading Yahoo Messenger on the LInux and running the /usr/bin/messenger ,there is a error saying segmentation error. how can i solve that and install yahoo messenger on Linux mailto:tejesh_ch@yahoo.com Thanks

Update Linux from commandline www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Ok is it possible to update linux without being if so how ? Preferebly with syntax please for any answers Thanks

up2date on Red Hat 7.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am learning to run a web server at home, using Red Hat 7.3 at present - a noticable slow down when I accessed mail and browser led me to try out up2date thinking that X needed an update and the like - I simply ran up2date withoug unticking any rpms and the update has been running for a week now - the connection to the server is mostly just inder 1K on average I think - I imaging it could...

suddenly it seems, samba and net connection lost? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a red hat gateway machine on a cable modem - on the home lan is a win98 machine happily connecting to the net and also reading the gateway via samba - I added another red hat machine to the lan - I accidentaly turned of the gateway!!Whlst the gateway was off, I got sambe connecting from the new red hat machine to the win98 box.When I turned the gateway back on, I was able to get...

Recieving but not able to send mails through POSTFIX www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. All, I have postfix on my machine... I am able to recieve mails but not able to send mails. Can you please help? Cheers Linuxbee Thanks

SuSE FTP install problems. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Yo all. I'm havin difficulties doing an FTP suse install. I've done all the required steps as stated in suse's README.FTP file a zillion times. Did boot and modules floppies yadda... yadda... yadda... No joy. I always end up with a dead black screen and a frozen box after about one minute. Now I would like to try the FTP install of suse from mandrake. This is my setup: 2 hd's,...

Dual boot www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am currently TRYING to make a dual boot with : Windows 2000 Pro Redhat linux 8.0 now i read somewhere that Linux doesn't support dual booting if the othe OS uses NTFS, is this true ? When making my dual boot would i need to make two equal paritions on my hard drive and then install win 2000 on the first then linux on the second ? Thanks

Help! RH 8.0 Linux screen blank - connection lost! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I've got my Redhat Linux 8.0 running in either runlevel 3 or 5.I leave the server alone for about 5 - 10 minutes, I come back, turn on the monitor, and wouldn't you know it - the screen has been "blanked" (no screen saver).During the time that the screen is "blanked," I can't access any network services (web server, webmin, etc.).Once I return to the "physical" terminal and move the mouse,...

is it possible 2 computer in LAN have 2 different web server www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a lan:' using RH8, we use DSL , dynamic IP. I set up 1 web server in my computer. I using No-IP. Now my friend set up his web server using IIS( he use window XP). Then now i can not access my page. But i access his web site... Any one help me??? Thanks

Scaredy cat... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Any one want to comment, I am really considering the switch to Linux. But like most have been a Micro prisoner for about 10 years. Apple prior to that but hardly remember it. Anyways, any comment about why I should would be cool also what do you all recommend, RedHat? Or one of the other. I am very computer lit and I am sure will grasp anthing but would like to have the most but the easiest....

ppp and my browser www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have setup ppp and my connection works perfectly ie: dials up and does everything its suppossed to. But the problem comes when i try to use my browser, it just doesnt work, no data gets sent through my modem and nothing gets received (the lights on my modem dont flicker the way they should) so somehow my browser isnt sending its requests to the right place. I have used netscape, konqueror...

Display gone www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. happy Linux users, please help make me a happy user too, because:- I can no longer get to kde? I am using mandrakelinux 2.4.19-16mdk on an i686 When I start my computer the choices via lilo are available and when I boot using the floppy likewise things get started. However, instead of firing up kde I only get a command prompt ( without any shell ). Signing in this way as...

How to setup a cron to email you www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Is there a way to have a cron that say is just the command ls -lh in a directory output the info to an email for you? ' Do my cron would be just say "ls -lh /home" and I was want to output to get mailed to me? Thanks

Root Access through TERMINAL www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. when i type: (in the terminal) dir /root it says "permission denied"... now i am the admin and have a root password...... how can i sort it so that when i type the commands it will either ask for the password, if not what can i do about accessing root directories ? Thanks

Trouble recognizing Java install www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm having trouble getting Mandrake Linux 9.0 to recognize my Java Install - "j2re-1_4_1_01-linux-i586.bin" installation.I installed to the "/usr/java" directory, but the system won't recognize the install.Am I maybe in the wrong directory?The install instructions did not specify a certain directory but used the above as an example.What do you think? Also, is Java VM the same as j2re? Am...

Configuring Resolution and Colors via terminal www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Wondering how to configure monitor resolution and colors via the terminal - in other words, what files do I need to edit and how do I go about editing them? I know of the "vi" text editor, but I don't have that installed (don't ask). BTW - I need to do this so that I can access the mandrake 9 GUI mode - (I think I set too many colors during setup) Thanks

XMMS and another question www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am using XMMS, but for some reason it won't play the "mp3" on /mnt/cdrom how can i solve this ? AND what is linux's alternative to TELNET ? can this be done through the terminal, if so.. how ? Thanks

Network Quality Testing www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.netiq.com%2Fqcheck%2F Any packages similar in features for Linux? I would prefer to distribute some Linux boxes to our remote sites rather than NT machines. Thanks

Dual Boot done, bootloader problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i have done the following: made 3 2GB Non DOS partitions, which i did the following to: installed "/" directory of linux on one installed "/boot" directory of linux onto another and installed "/home" directory of linux on the other then Made one FAT32 12GB partition which i installed windows 2000 onto, i set the partition with LILO on it to the active partition so that the...

Virtual Glove Linux driver needed www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Essential Reality, developers of the P5 virtual glove controller, are looking for Linux programmers/developers who are interested in writing a driver for the P5 for use with Linux. You can find out more about the P5 at http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.p5.com . Please feel free to e-mail me at mailto:mcurrie@essentialreality.com . Thanks

File Copy problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. there is a file missing from my windows 2000 /system32 directory and therefore i can't boot windows..... i have mounted the windows partition to /mnt/hdd in linux but i cannot copy to it (is this because it only mounts the partition as read only ?) what can i do to get that file on the /system32 directory without reinstalling windows ? Thanks

isdn ta and rh 8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. the question is: I installed red hat 8.0, I have an isdn ta (zyxel omni net lcd+) and I'd like to connect to the internet with it. Using the System setting - Network menu, if I trying to make a connection I see my isdn ta is not listed (actually, most of popular ta's is are not there). I tried to create a connection using my isdn ta as a modem, I tried to make it active (with no hope)...

firewall (Red Hat 8.0) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. this is my problem: I need to turn off mt firewall (Red Hat 8.0). On the main menu` - System Setting - Security Level - the security level is set to 'high', so I tried to set to 'no firewall'. I confirm this change, I exit: but if I run it again, I see it's set to 'high' again!! I tried also logged as root, but the result is the same. Any ideas? Thanks

Network Card problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I installed RedHat 8 on a dell inpsiron 2500, with an IBM Ethernet II network card.On startup, it fails at "bringing up eth0.....", and then says "pcnet_cs device does not seem to be present...." However, it keeps goingand loading and stuff.I takes forever for it to complete the "Starting sendmail" and on other thing.After that, it speeds on and stops at the login screen. Now, the...

SMTP & PHPNuke Configuration www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm not really sure where to begin on this one. I'm running Mandrake 9 - It comes with Postfix mail server. I've got Postfix started up, but I'm not sure how to config phpnuke to use the mail server (i.e for user registration, etc)- there are WAY too many options in Postfix. A little guidance would be fantastic! Thanks

standard output and standard error www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. can someone give me an idea on what are standard output and standard error is about?examples if possible. Thanks

Help A Dummy With Samba Permissions www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Help Slight Problem Im Running Red Hat 8.0, with samba, i got a problem with a couple of windows machines connecting to some shares they read write fine but im tryin to set permissions up because i dont want both machines accessing shares, How do i set it up so only one of the windows machines can access certain share???? Thanks

Bootdisk wait 10 seconds www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am running Redhat 8.0, with no bootloader. I use the bootdisk to access the partition Is there a way that I can bypass the wait 10 second screen (without having to press enter) and just boot right in to my Linux partition? Thanks

ssh connection refused www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am running Redhat8.0. When I try to ssh from work to my home computer I get a "connection refused" error. I use to be able to do it before with 7.2. I cant even telnet in.(not that I would want to) =) I checked and sshd is running. I even tried to ssh to myself at home and got the same error. If I try using my internal IP to ssh to myself it works.But I still cant seem to do it from...

accessing files in linux that doesnt boot www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i had put files in my linux partition while reformatting and reinstalling rhl8.Now linux cant boot and xp does.I am sorting the dual boot with xp and linux in another thred and would like to know if i can access those files i had put in linux from windows xp? Thanks

Three Questions www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. What tools does linux have to replace scandisk, defrag, disk checker, etc.... ? 2. > What do i do so that a paritition is mounted on start up..... (/dev/hda4 /mnt/hdd) ? 3. > How can i edit a .conf file in the terminal ? THX Thanks

How to create ram-drive in linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Ok, i got my mandrake 9.0 working perfectly for months now.But now i want to look more into boosting performance. I really want to know how to make a ram-drive in linux as i always do in windows. Thanks

Logon RedHat 8 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. when i log into Red Hat it gives me this error after ptting ni name and pass Could not look up internet address for x1-6-00-40-ca-b5-35-db. This will prevent GNOME from operating correctly. It may be possible to correct the problem by adding x1-6-00-40-ca-b5-35-db to the file /etc/hosts It gives me choices Try Again or Log In Anyways What does this mean and what should i...

Iptables www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. how exactly do you use IPtables, i have a book called "Redhat Linux 8 for Dummies" and it is going on about creating a firewall and says to type iptables but when i do it says "iptables: not found" why is this and how can i sort it ? Thanks

RPM GUI Problems with RedHat - RPM Install Dissapears! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm running RH8.0 and I am a newbie - so therefore I have been messing with things here and there mostly to get my sound to work. (Which I did using the alsa driver then one day it stopped working all of a sudden which is kind of a different issue altogether) Anyways, when I run (by run I mean the old-fashioned double clicking) an rpm that isn't installed the preparing system update window...

dual boot redhat 8 and winXP www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I installed linux then installed XP.Now when I boot up it goes straight to XP.How do i fix this?I dont know that much about linux so if someone can put it in lamers terms that would be great.the xp partition resides in i think "/dev/hdc3"whatever that means.and i did have grub but when i try to edit /etc/grub.conf nothing is there. Thanks

New Laptop Concerns for Mandrake 9.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I new to the whole Linux enviroment, and I'm looking to purchase a new laptop to run Mandrake 9.0. Should I be concerned about hardware compatibility with this OS? Also, do any of you more experience ones have any suggestions as far as a particular laptop that you like? I'm looking to spend $1,100 to $1,700... Any advice, suggestions, and comments are welcome & appreciated. ...

change with monitor settings messed up boot www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I changes some settings in the monitor and now RHl8 will not boot.it brings me to a prompt.is there a command to change the settings back to what i had it on? edit nm i got it fixed Thanks

ttyS0 help mee www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i recently posted a msg saying that my ipaq couldnt connect because i didnt have ttyS0 and thats what it was trying to connect to using a mull serial cable... so a guy told me to try Code: mknod /dev/ttyS0 c 4 64 and it made a file but i noticed the rest of ttyS1 and ttyS2 have a arrow pointing away from themselves in the icon and this one doesnt....i am assuming that that means...

Dell 2650 Touchpad Drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just installed RH 8.0 on my Dell Inspiron 2650.In the installer the touchpad is fully functional, but when I go into X Windows, it doesn't work.During installation, I looked down the mouse list and chose a USB 3 button generic.I don't know how or where to get the drivers for my touchpad.Any thoughts? Thanks

Network Not working www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am new to Linux, and I am trying to set up the linux machine to have a static ip. I ran netconfig and set the ip (, and netmask ( The problem comes when I set up the gateway. See, I don't have a router. Instead, I am running a 2000 machine with 2 nics. Should the gateway be the ip of the 2000 machine? Also, I edited the hosts file and added this line

Regarding an IDE CD-ROM Drive for Bigslack and Zipslack www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. While I would prefer to use Bigslack (based on the Slackware 7.0 release), as it has pretty much all I want in it, I have this problem where my laptop's IDE drive is fails to be detected. I tried mounting the drive normally, but I get an error, something about scsd0.* (brain isn't working right at this moment, and the extension escapes me now... By the way, doesn't "scsd" point torward...

Samba www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am not sure what is wrong, but i can't even get samba to start. I am running redhat 7.1. I know you have to go to /etc/rc.d/init.d/smaba start. How can I make sure it is installed? When i went to install it off the cd, it says it is already installed. Thanks

ATI Rage Mobility P Drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Anyone know where to find a set of drivers that would allow me to enable 3d hardware acceleration for my Rage Mobility chipset? The best drivers I have seen so for have been the GATOS set, but they still don't do the trick. P.S., I am running XFree86 4.2. Thanks

integrity command www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. what is the command to run the integrity test on the system, because my system got the power pulled without properly shutting down Thanks

Kazaalite or Filesharing Software under linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. hey can any one give me a guide on how to install kazaalite on linux http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kazaalite.tk i have tried guides on the wine forum but i unfrotuantely cant get it to work, is there any other file sharing software similar to kazaalitefor linux? any info would be appreciated hydrouk sorry i just realised i posted this...

Mount Partitions www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i went into the terminal and done: "su root" "password : ?????" "mount /dev/hda4 /mnt/hdd" it then told me that the "/mnt/hdd" wasn't a mounted partition why is this and how can i sort it ? Thanks

redhat 8 and windows xp www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i have 2 HDD's: one has windows xp the other has redhat 8. the redhat 8 HDD is the master and the windows xp HDD is the slave. i am using GRUB, but for some reason it wont boot windows xp. when i hit enter on the 'DOS' selection it comes to a screen with rootnoverify(hd1,o)chainloader +1 and never moves from that spot, any ideas why and/or how to fix it? Thanks

ntfs and num lock key on rh 8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. three little question: 1) I'm trying to mount an ntfs partition (read only is enough), but I receive an error saying that ntfs file system is not supported by the kernel!! (the command I used is mount /t ntfs /dev/hda3 /mnt/windows) 2) how can I make num lock key enables automatically at startup in gnome (rh 8.0)? 3) anyone know if and when gnome 2.2 will be available for updating...

Dux Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Message to all to promote the development of Dux Linux Dux Linux is a linux distribution which plans to have the following: ~ Ability to run Windows / Linux / Apple Software ~ Have a 3D Desktop as a GUI ~ many many more things ... No current web site for this distribution, click here to read more about it though: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%...

Redhat8 mozilla upgrade www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. OK, I installed rh8.it came with mozilla1.0.1.I want to upgrade to mozilla1.2.1.I downloaded the new mozilla, installed it, and set up the links, plugins, etc. I go to uninstall the mozilla1.0.1 through the gui package manager, I select the mozilla, and it wants to uninstall openoffice how do I properly UPGRADE mozilla without having old copies and keeping the links to openoffice? ...

LPP link prob. www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. It took me a while to patch my RH8 with the Linux Progress Patch (LPP) and make it compile. Now it appeared a link error saying that bg_color and fg_color are declared twice in video.o (while compiling kernel). I can't find the declarations. Is there a way around? Or is it better ketting a new Kernel and re-patching? Is there any other way to remove all boot messages and show a splash or...

Startup Script www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I want to make a startup script that executes itself after all others. This is what it does: mount the cdrom create a dir called /dtge/progs/prog run /mnt/cdrom/movie while it is running it creates a thread for each file on /mnt/cdrom/files/ and copy and (bz2) extract each file into dir /dtge/progs/prog after movie has finished it runs /dtge/progs/prog/main Also, is there a...

Upgrading XFree86-4.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. As you can see I'm trying to upgrade my XFree86 to 4.3 but whenever I issue the command to test it I cant get any feedback what so ever, but if I just try to test one package I get feed back from the konsole. So what is the problem here. [root@ip68-103-129-25 xfree]# ls fontconfig-2.1-7mdk.i586.rpmXFree86-100dpi-fonts-4.3-1mdk.i586.rpm fontconfig-devel-2.1-5.i386.rpm XFree86-4.3-1...

Keeping uptodate with Slackware www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. How would one go about keeping their slackware system current with new sources at all times? ie: in Freebsd you can simple cvsup sources then makeworld. What is the slackware equilvalent? And how would one go about doing this. Basically I have slackware 8.1 and would like to start tracking current. Possibly - rsync source tree, but then how would i rebuild all system sources? ...

Squid www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm having troubles with squid under redhat 8.0 I've installed a few times and every time is shorter the time that i can use it I don't know why but the Squid doesn't respond And again I have to install every thing I've already check the config file for squid and it's the same that the original. At this point I'm geting crazy If somebody Have any idea I'll appreciate Thanks

Remote control of win98 box through linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. What software do I need for the following: Computer with win98 on lan Linux box on lan computer with win98 at home w/ modem connection to internet I want to remote control the win98 lan machine from the win98 home machine through the linux box (as server) Thanks

Mounting USB Mass Storage located on Digital Camera www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Forum, I bought a Fuji Finepix 3800 digital camera.I was doing some research via google and I found out that you can mount most digital cameras using the USB Mass Storage protocol.However, I cannot seem to figure out which device to mount.I am running Red Hat 7.3 and I think that the computer can see the camera.When I hook up the camera to the computer with the USB cable and turn the...

im trying to install apache 2, is gcc installed www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. im trying to install apache 2 from source, i can use the ./configure command and have got passed that stage (i think) when it comes to 'make' it says 'bash: make: comand not found'. is gcc installed? is configure a gcc comand or a normal lnux shell comand, does anyone have a suggestion? Thanks

Linux printers and escape sequences. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm new to linux,and I have one basic question: Where can I put escape sequences so they are send to the printer before starting each print job ?? Thanks

LPI Certification www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww-105.ibm.com%2Fdeveloperworks%2Feducation.nsf%2Flinux-onlinecourse-bytitle%2F4AAA4E689F774DBC86256B4500645075%3FOpenDocument I just found the above link to a tutorial at the IBM developerworks website.It's free to register and you can download the tutorial in PDF or just read it online in html.Thought I'd pass it...

red hat , apache , mysql and php www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Trying to get this working. Installed red hat 8. with apache, mysql, php as initial install options php works with a test <?php info()?> shows --with-mysql=shared/usr but I cannot access functions of mysqlI get an err Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mysql_connect() in /var/www/html/view.php on line 1 any ideas Thanks

Print to file www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. is there any way of creating prn files(Print to file) automatically on linux ?? I use Php, Mysql and Apache. I take some visitorinformation, i put them in the db and I need to take them out, create a prn file and than sent it to one of my customers! Is this possible???? I am thinking to use cron to run a script every few hours, but I don't know if it works for I am not using Linux!!! I...

RH: system hangs, network connects work, service don't www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I got a serious problem with RedHat 7.3 and 8.0: - Server crashes after 1 to 21 days - it's not possible to forsee thes events - mainly occured during peak-hours but today it wasn't - server still accepts tcpip-connections on ports where services were running before - but (most) services don't respond. e.g. you can telnet to port 110 (pop3), get a connect but can't use pop3 because...

Invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a BIG5 encoded file.. and when I use the command "wc" on it, it always returns the error "Invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character". Why does this occur? Thanks

Uninstalling PHP 4.3.1 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i am a linux newbie who has just migrated from windows. i installed apache and php using the usual... apache: ./configure --prefix=/www make make install php: ./configure --with-apxs=/www/bin/apxs --with-mysql make make install it turns out that php isn't working with mysql...ive tried installing mysql, but it keeps saying that it is already installed!! i never installed...

mysql www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. mysql script wont' run "post" section here is the script from demo on webblazonry If I remove the if post then doI can force an update to the mysql database by giving the variables assignments(instead of using form) but why will it not run if I try to use the form any ideas? Thanks

Dux Linux Update www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I would like to introduce Dux Linux to everyone here in this forum in case anyone is interested in helping with this new linux distribution. ** I know i have already posted an intro to dux on this forum, I am just looking for more developers so I am posting a little more info ** Heres the basic run-down on the files: Base Installation Files: Binutils-2.13 Bzip2-1.0.2 Diffu...

Newbie to Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am a complete newb to Linux.Now I am going to be running a dedicated game server using Linux.Bassicaly where do I begin with building it?I already have the system: AMD Anthlon xp 1700 + 512 MB DDR MSI Nforce 2 board 300 Watt PSU Thanks

How do you give a user root access? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. OK. Well, I finally got around to installing Linux (SuSe 8.1) again, and it is working great. It dual boots with WinXP perfectly, and I did the thing where you mount the windows partition to get access to it from the linux partition. Anyways, to edit certain files and do other things, they require a higher permissions setting. I only have one account on my box, and i gave it access to everything,...

Defrag? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Running Lindows (no overt laughter, please); can't find a defrag utility.I'm new to Linux.Is defrag run through command line?Is it even necessary?If I enable S.M.A.R.T. in BIOS, will I achieve the same results?Any help would be appreciated. (I did run a Google search; found mixed results.Lindows is Debian-based, according to the FAQ pages) Thanks

mandrake the card... www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Im a stoopid windows user .And Im installing mandrake but have had way too much trouble with a diamond stealth video card.Can anyone please give me a link to a site where I can buy a decent but CHEAP video card that works with mandrake 8.0 (i dont want mandrake 9..so dont bother asking ).I dont want to spend a lot at all..but I do want a fairly decent card.Im willing to spend about...

Terminal Services and Roaming Profiles www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. All, I just wanted to know that whether we have these 2 below mentioned features in linux : 1. Roaming Profiles for users. 2. Terminal Services Client . We have these two great features in WIndows 2000 Do we have them in Linux also any version or any distribution. Thanks

how to properly configure my lilo?help www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. my distro is RedHat 7.3, my problem is I already configured my lilo but still I wasnt able to boot my linux automatically, there's a message coming like : "kernel panic : No init found. Try passing init=option to kernel" how will I go about this?I have only Windows ME and linux in my system. How will I configure my linux to boot automatically?I mean what should I add to my lilo? Thanks

alias problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Firstly i hope i can find a soln for this problem.. I write some aliases on the shell but when i reboot the Linux they vanish. What do i do for permanent aliases.. I remember i wrote a script to somewhereelse to automatically caps lock on at start up.bu it doesnt work.. but how? Thanks

Redhat 8.0 and New Kernel www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Can anybody explain to me how to put Kernel 2.4.20 as well as XFree86 4.3.0 on Redhat 8.0. I am complete newbie to linux but want to learn and can not see to find any documentation on this. Also is it hard to compile the kernel. I am well aware of all the hardware I have in my pc so that will help. This is a new install of redhat with all packages installed. I just wanna be up to date on...

802.3 frames versus Ethernet II in redhat www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm augmenting a network for a community group in my area with several linux (Redhat 7.1) servers (yea, I'm a nice guy ^_^) as they slowly wean themselves off of NT. To make a long story short, for various reasons the existing network must use 802.3 instead of good old ethernet II, and switching is not an option.For the life of me, I can't get Redhat to use 802.3 with its TCP stack. Is...

modem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. iam facing problem installing my SM56 PCI motorola internalmodem on redhat ver 8 . i installed the driver that i had downloaded for i think previous version of linuxand it goes absolutely fine with not a single error After that i run sm56setup and that also work fine. After that when i use kpp and query the modem it says " sorry cant open modem " and a message appears " Remove file lock"can...

Help with remote logins with openssh and Red Hat 7.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have two machines linked by xover cable. One machine is running Red Hat 7.3 and the other is Running Win2000. I only have one Monitor and where possible I want to avoid moving the cablw between both computers. I want to be able to use ssh to access my linux shell. I have putty on my Windows box. My problem is that on the linux side I can't get the openssh server service running....

Disable Login on the server machine www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I want to know, How to disable login on the server?For security reasons I want to allow users to login on my Linux server only through ssh and nobody should be allowed to logon directly sitting on the server machine. Please help me... Thanks

Scrool Mouse in Suse 8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have instaled Suse 8.0 and I configured every hardware ecxept my mouse. I have Genuis NetScrool+ mouse. I have selected in Yast that my mouse model is Microsoft Intelli mouse with 3 buttons and scrool, and I checked the Emulate Three Buttons option, but my mouse isn't not work properly. When I start KDE or Gnome and try the scrool, the mouse stop to work. It will begin to work properly...

graphics drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have had linux installed for quite some time now (redhat 8 of all things) but one thing is getting me annoyed more than anything else... i have to use my 4mb ATI gfraphicxs card because there is bugger all suport for my decent card. Hercules 3D Prophet 4000xt with tv out if anyone knows where i can get drivers for it, i would be very greatfull, because I really can't do anything...

flags in Makefile when used in LINUX www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i have a .sqc file which needs to be moved from AIX platform to LINUX platform when i compile the makeFile it throws me an error saying flags -qstrict and -qmaxmem are not recognised. can anyone suggest me the replacement flags for these variables in LINUX.. Thanks

using getpri(process_id) in linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i have a doubt in moving my file from AIX platform to LINUX platform where i used getpri(process_id) function in my code..which is not working on LINUX which used to work in AIX platform..it says couldnt reference to getpri()..can somebody help me to solve this problem... Thanks

cannot add users or change passwords www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a red hat linux computer that has been up and running for almost 1 year.Last week it would not let me add any new users or change a password for an established user. I am not sure why this machine would start doing this. When I try to add a user it tells me give me an manipulation error. When I try to add a new user, the error says that it cannot lock the password file. I usually...

Still confused www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Ok.I want to set up a dedicated games server using Linux.Now I have to do everything.All I have on the server is the BIOS configured.Where would I begin? Thanks

installing bin www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i am new to linux i just downloaded the java 1.4.1 from sun and it sin bin format. i don't know how to install it please tell me how if you can i am using radhat 7.3 on KDE Thanks

Cheapish Modem for Linux RH8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Please could anyone recommend a cheapish modem to run with RH8? I have given up on the winmodem working! Cheers Duncan Thanks

UNIX shell command www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. anyone knows how to use the grep command to display only a specific string ina file. e.g. if i have a file called name: Chris 22 John 44 what grep command can i use to search for John, but the result only displays 44 instead of John 44??? Thanks

RH8.0 DVD player trouble downloading :-( www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I need help getting a DVD player that will work for RH8.0. The problem seems to be with ALSA dependencies and no matter which RPM I try they always fail because they need another plugin. I was wondering whether anyone who has had success in this matter could point me in the right direction . Cheers Duncan Thanks

Backup to a FTP Server www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Just put in place a little script today to automatically backup my MySQL database and all of my datafiles to a FTP server as a single tarball in just 2 lines! Thought I would share with you guys how to do it. Firstly, grab yourself a copy of ftpbackup-2.1, and install it following the READ.ME file. Download from here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A...

Uninstalling Suse 8.0? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I need to uninstall suse 8. I want to install another distro and would like to start from a clean partition. I realize I can just reformat, but how do I deal with the dual boot setup?(suse/win9 Lilo? Thanks

2 Hard drives, but boot is mounted on smaller drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Ok, let me start by saying I'm a newbie. I installed RH 8.0, my system has two harddrives, I think.When I did a df -h this is the outcome FilesystemSizeUsed Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/hda236G2.6G 31G 8% / /dev/hda199M 14M 79M15% /boot none251M 0250M 0% /dev/shm Being a newbie, my breakdown of this is that I have two harddrives 1-36GB drive, and one roughly 100M drive.The boot...

Red Hat Linux 9 Forces Stability Gamble www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Release early and often" is an open-source mantra, but it has anything but a calming effect on enterprise IT administrators more concerned with maintaining stability in their infrastructure than staying on software's bleeding edge. In a bid to court these enterprise customers without relinquishing its Linux leadership role, Red Hat Inc. has split its operating system offerings into...

using regcmp & regex in Cprogram in LINUX environment www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i am trying to port one of my C applications from AIX to LINUX where my source code uses couple of inbuilt functions regcmp and regex which very well works in AIX and in LINUX it says undefined reference to regcmp & regex. can anybody help me out solving this problem. first of all i am confused is this the problem of the shell or programming.. Thanks

can't locate these modules www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Always i get those errors..these are written in root mail's file.. can't locate these modules char-major 81 (95) : 1Time(s) sound-service-0-0: 1Time(s) why?[/b] Thanks

Non-Technical: Intimidated by Linux :D www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. wow... i have been reading most of the posts i could make sense out of in this forum and frankly linux seems pretty much a handful to me.. so this might be a bit off from the technical problems put up here, but i just wanted to how long u guys have been working around with linux and do u have extensive hardware setups to have tried so much out... i am just a poor programmer(student...

Routing under linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Can any one guide how to do routing in linux 7.3 ...........kindly give me all details regarding routing.........or if u have any good links ........ Thanks

Setting up audigy on linux 7.3... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i have encountered a problem while trying to setup my emu10k1 drivers for my audigy. I have done it in the past with no prob but now i can get it done. Following the proccedure described by the readme file i have made the object code and when i execute make install it gives me this: [root@localhost emu10k1-v0.20a]# make install ** ** The driver was succefully compiled, now install it...

Mouse problems. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a logitech MX700 (which is a very nice mouse BTW, go pick it up) and it has worked fine until last night. I updated from RH 8 to RH 9 and the mouse still worked fine. I shutdown linux and started windows for the wife. When I got home, and rebooted to Linux, the mouse wouldn't work. I know that it couldn't have been the wife messing with stuff as i have all my accounts pass pr...

eZportal www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I know that this question dont have to do anything with Linux, but I want to ask, how do you istall ezportal, I already tried to open the portal.php and it says that the page does not exist , WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO Thanks

Speedtouch and RedHat 9.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have Red Hat 9.0 and have a speedtouch usb dsl modem it isconfigured and working i return an IP with ifconfig ppp0.But I cannot browse the net what am I doing wrong or not doing. Thanks

VNC Question www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I installed the lastes version of VNC on my mandrake box. How do i get it where i can see the graphics when launch vnc. I just get like a console window. I want to be able to pull up the screen as if i was in front on the monitor. Please help Thanks

Trying to setup PHP/MySQL/Apache etc etc www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. One of the prerequisites for installing PHP is to have Freetype-devel installed. Every time I try to install this onto RedHat 8 Psyche, it tells me that Freetype is required. Freetype is already installed and if I do a "rpm -q freetype" it tells me the version and that it is installed. Yet when I then try to install the same version of Freetype-devel, it simply won't install. I am a beginner...

squid file system problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i am trying to configure squid with reiserfs partition with 8gb while after editing squid.conf file i and written at cache_dir reiserfs /cache 8000 18 256 and trying to start the squid and i am not able to start the squid and i am getting an error as FATAL: Unknown cache_dir type 'reiserfs' Squid Cache (Version 2.4.STABLE7): Terminated abnormally. CPU Usage: 0.006 seconds = 0.004...

a cdrom problem. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. sometimes my cdrom can not read a cd and linux mixed up and i cant unmount cdrom.on the shell i always see errors and it seems never finish.so i reset the machine or cut the cdroms power(i know it s not true) what should i do? Thanks

USB hard drive? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. yep you guessed it im a noob.last night windows ticked me off for the last time so now im running mandrake 9.1.i have a bunch of questions but im going to try to figure them out for myself first, except one.i have a USB hard drive that has all my music and movies on it.i cant figure out how to access the drive.when i go to start->configuration->kde->information->USB it has a USB drive...

permissions of fat32 partition www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have just installed slackware 9.0, and eveything is running fine. apart from one thing. I have set my fat32 partition (hda5, which i use so i can access some files from both windows and linux) to mount to /fat with fstab. it all works ok, when i'm root. but i set up a new user (tom) so i want logged in as root all the time (allready had a misshap delteing a folder that happend to...

Linux Humor ;) www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nata2.info%2Fhumor%2Fflash%2Fwindows_rg.swf http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nata2.info%2Fhumor%2Fflash%2Fswitchlinux3.swf Just thought I'd share some FLASH humor I thought these were pretty funny. Thanks

Dire Help, Uninstalling Red Hat 9!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I uninstalled everything, deleted the partitions, but the stupid grub command keeps on coming up. I dont know how to get it to boot back to the original hd, Windows XP. I installed linux on a free drive, and windows xp is on another. PLEASE HELP to delete grub!!! Thanks

What to Use? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I wish to convert an old laptop in a small intranet server for my home network.Just a few servers running.However, I wish to know which linux distro to use.I would like something easy to set-up, but there are big limits... My laptop has 8meg of RAM...75Mhz processor...1.3GB HDD...Floppy Drive and external PCMCIA CD-ROM.Right now, I am trying to install Mandrake 9.1 - maybe without most...

linux Troubleshooting www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a server running linux and i usually telnet into the server and work on it. Today, i tried telnetting into it and it gave me an error "/bin/.login " file not found and now i dont have the login prompt. I dont know how to go about fixing this. Can anybody help me with this? Any help would be greatly appreciated... Thanks

Linux PDC www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Can any one tell me in detail how to make a Linux BOX....and can they co exist withwindows ones 1. Backup Domain Controller 2. DNS Server Thanks

pcmcia drivers functioning, but not loading during boot www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I recently upgraded my laptop from RH8 to RH9.All in all the upgrade went well, but since the upgrade getting pcmcia to work properly has been a strugle.I have 2 pcmcia cards, the first is a 3com 3c574 ethernet card and a netgear MA401 wireless card.After the install and a rebuild of the drivers, the netgear came right up without issue.The 3com was failing however, so I decided to remove...

SIS 7018 problem in Slackware www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Hopefully someone here can help me out. I am pretty new to Linux and after getting fed up with trying to make RedHat work the way i wanted it to i decided to go with Slackware 9. The problem i am haveing is with my Audio (SIS 7018 onboard), I hear nothing whats so ever.When i boot up i get two error messages. The first one is as follows. Sound server informational message: Error...

Can open source win big business? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Getting Fortune 500 companies to adopt open source would be a lot easier if open-source advocates put their business hats on. That was the message from some Sun Microsystems and MySQL executives at the MySQL users conference here. Swedish company MySQL develops open-source database software and is making inroads into markets primarily dominated by companies such as Oracle, IBM and Mi...

Sound card problems www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. im having problems with my sound blaster live sound card. i installed the emu10k thingy and alsa and then finally oss with no sound. i recompiled my kerenl with sound support as well as sb live support. oss would install at first becaus eof my smp kernel, but redhat install gave me a standard kernel to so i booted into that and it installed. i created the files /dev with the right numbers,...

RH Linux won't boot... hardware issues maybe? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a machine I setup for testing: Tyan Tomcat motherboard (onboard sound, video, network,) 650MHz PIII, 192MB RAM, 10GB harddrive, ATAPI IDE CDROM, floppy.I had Win98 installed on it and it ran fine (testing SAMBA)Then I formated and installed RH7.3.Installation went perfect but upon attempting the first boot after the installation it froze after: Welcome to Red Hat Linux Press...

Cannot load a module using modprobe command www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Everyone, I have recently installed a smartlink modem driver on my Red Hat 8 system. My computers modem is a WinModem and for this reason I have been having some fun trying to get the thing working in Red Hat, I have successfully installed the package slmdm-2.6.X.tar.gz from smartlink. The instructions provided with this package indicate that to use the scripts you should simply...

Email Delivered OK - No Access via POP3/IMAP www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Apologies if another category would have been better to post to - I don't think that the problem necessarily lies in sendmail, but with accessing the mail after it has been delivered. Extended Subject: Redhat Linux 6.2 ? Email Delivered to Server but POP3 and IMAP Mailboxes show empty. (ipop3d problem?) Over the weekend I patched up our Redhat 6.2 server using the Redhat Network...

help Copying CDS :( www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. hey Please can some one help or give me a guide to copying a cd using linux, i tried bake oven on suse 8.2 pro which i use, and it keeps coming up with read errors when reading the source cd ? ne help would be appreciated Thanks

i think my monitor died www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. just when i was finally starting to get the hang of linux my monitor crapped out on me.it was working fine when i went out last night and when i got back this mourning i cant get anything.the green lights on so its getting a signal just no display.i even tried it on another computer to no avail.it looks like im going back to the darkside with my laptop until i can figure out a way to...

RedHat 9 - Update BootDisk www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a very stable RedHat Version 9 running.I boot from a floopy.I have auto-updates on, and works just fine. However, since updating - I need to recreate an update boot-disk. Yes, I am a newbe - when it comes to Linux, and mkbootdisk doesn't appear to work for me. Can someone give me valid instructions (detailed) - on creating a new bootdisk, so that i can boot with the updated...

IA32 v IA64 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm assuming it's referring to processors, but I want to be sure before I download the Nvidia video card drivers.A Pentium III 800 megahertz would fall under "Linux IA32" driver, correct?Or is it something totally different?In that case, what would Red Hat 8.0 be? Thanks

syslogd problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. When I start syslogd, it does not create the socket /dev/log. Anyone happen to know why? Here is the output from debug: vortex root # syslogd -d Allocated parts table for 1024 file descriptors. Starting. Called logerr, msg: network logging disabled (syslog/udp service unknown). logmsg: syslog.err<43>, flags 4, from vortex, msg syslogd: network logging disabled (syslog/udp service...

oh man this is annoying www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. well i finally got everything back up and running.when i try to play mp3's XMMS just doesnt. it shows up in the playlist, it just wont play them.any ideas why? Thanks

Automatically starting programs in Red Hat Linux. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Everyone, I am wondering how to go about automatically starting programs when my Red Hat (Version 8 ) Linux distribution starts up. I need to know which file contains startup scripts and the format of startup commands. This is required because I want to start the Postmaster of PostgreSQL on bootup. Also in addition to the above is it possible to set up Red Hat so that a particular...

User Rights www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i have created a user on red hat 8 ,and i want to give that user the right only read only right . How can i do that . Thanks

Tar, Screensaver, and Drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. before u read this thread ... be warned that Im not excellent at typing the English language because it's my second language. [America Sign Language is my native language. In case if you're wondering] --Tar Issue-- I have a few problems with RedHat Linux 8 operating system. I've downloaded a few .Tar files from the Internet. I couldn't install all of them because of errors I have encountered....

User and Screensaver problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. User Since someone mentioned that I should not use the root account for general use like for to surf the internet, use email program, work with a various office programs, and etc. So, I have to create a new user instead, right? Well, I've created a new user for myself and I have no problem with it until there was some errors so I deleted it and decided to create a new user again. Then...

printing under redhat linux 8 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Please read carefully. Thx. **************** Printer Information Model: HP PSC 2110 "all-in-one" [Print, Scan, Copy, and Fax {it cost me almost $500 dollars. }] Plug Type: USB **************** Three Websites I have visited were: -http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic2.9/show_printer.cgi?recnum=HP-PSC_2110 [refers as findprinter for my message] -http://hpinkjet....

dude, linux rocks!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. im proud to proclaim that im almost a fully linux user! everything about linux is so cool! i can make many different adjustments to it. however, IF my pRINTER IS GONNA FINALLY WORK, IM GOING TO THROW MS WINDOWS OUTTA OF MY HOSUE!!!! all i can say is, "wow, linux roxs!" lemma compare differences between windows and linux: windows ******* -restricts me from accessing important files. -many...

Problems using tar and other tape devices. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am having problems with other tape devices other than /dev/st0. My current configuration is Suse Linux 8.0. with a Sony SDT-D110000 DDS4 tape drive. I can successfully use the tar command to extract, create and get table of contents when I use the following device. "/dev/st0"However I have recieved a tape from a customer and when I do the following command "tar -xvf /dev/st0"and...

Suse license www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm trying to understand something about Suse license: talking about 8.1 release, is legal if I install (for any purpose) a copied cd (copied from an original Suse cd)? I think it is, but I wonder about Yast...that it's not open source. Anyone knows the truth? Thanks

Network "freezes" www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have set up an old Pentium 133 MHz machine running Mandrake 9.0 as a DHCP server and internet connection sharer. It worked perfectly and it was running stable. When Mandrake 9.1 was released I decided to upgrade but then I could not make the internet connection work (PPPOE ADSL) so I formatted the harddrives and reinstalled Mandrake 9.0. I sat up the ADSL connection and internet sharing...

login problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am running RedHat 7.3 and everything was working fine until yesterday.The server would not accept any login.I booted in single user mode and re-assigned the root password.Now I am able to login from the gui interface into KDE but when I try to login from the text login the cursor drops to the next line and flashes.Does not ask for password or allow me to access anything.Any ideas on...

Mandrake 9.0 arping the **** out of my network www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Just as the subject says.Mandrake box is spewing out thousands of arp requests a second and none are being replied too. (because the IPs it's inquiring about don't even exist on my network!) samba client is running so I'm guessing that may be the culprit? I haven't directly edited smb.conf yet.... Thanks

Redhat Time Problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Using redhat Linux 7.3 if the system is rebooted the time jumps ahead 10 hours the system clock is correct and does not change, has anyone else come across this problem? Thanks

display www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. can anyone help me regarding remote administration tools for irix and they should also have GUI interface with them. i want to have sometng like terminal services of windows for unix or irix platforms. Thanks

Very Strange Problem - Have I been hacked ? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm running RH8 server with Apache, PHP, PHPNuke, MySQL, SSH, etc - it's publically facing. Yesterday, I noticed that my system was down (networking not running) - So I rebooted - On startup I noticed lots of messages referring to a segmentation fault - I narrowed the fault down to 'grep' - everytime I run grep, I get the segmentation fault. I looked at the 'grep' file and compared...

Which is the best Linux to buy??? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. What is the best Linux to buy??I have read that Red Hat is good and Mandrake and Suse and Slackware is alright but which one would i be happy with and want to keep forever??? Thanks

What's wine?? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. What's wine??is it a abreviation and also, could someone explain to me how i can have like Linux and Windows XP at the same time and how i would go to and fro!!!! Thanks

images www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm a bit confused about what an image is exactely, as in netboot.img. I'm thinking in terms of physical. What is an image and why is it called an image? Thanks

help Copying CDS :( www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. hey Please can some one help or give me a guide to copying a cd using linux, i tried bake oven on suse 8.2 pro which i use, and it keeps coming up with read errors when reading the source cd ? ne help would be appreciated Thanks

free cd? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. does anyone know where i can get a free linux cd? i am verry interested in the linux operating system and want to install it onto a separate pc, but i do not have a cd burner or a high-speed connection, and help would be much appreciated. Thanks

Diffrence of redhat9 pro & redhat9 ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Red Hat Linux 9 Professional$149.95x86 Red Hat Linux$39.95x86 What is not in the normal package that is included in the pro package ? Thanks

Any dragonlinux experts here? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm very new here... My problem: I d/l dragonlinux because it was the only version i could find that could exist together with windows without partitioning, and the only one I could find that could be d/l to the HDD. I don't have a burner. I'm going to build a machine and I want to run "serious" things on a stable environment, and still have win98 for my not so "serious" games. So...

All services just died www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Red Hat 7.2 machine, running for many months. Does real-time processing of data 24/7, so it is always chugging away on data (not high loads). Anyways, this weekend the Apache server died and I was not able to ssh into the box.So I go to visit the box in person and notice that almost all of the services are not running. No apache, no mysql, no syslogd, no sshd, etc. Seems to...

Linux on HP Jornada? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've been considering putting Linux on my Jornada. I was wondering if anyone has been curious enough to try this. I know alot of people has done this with IPAQ, but I've never heard of Jornada. Any comments? Thanks

secondry dns server www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i tried to add a linux based secondry dns server in my existing windows 2000 server environment........i have added the slave configuration in named.conf , but it did'nt worked.........it did'nt created the zone files that should be created automatically in /var/named.........plz tell me the correct configurations that has to be done in named.conf for setting up slave server..........and...

glib error - rollback??? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. NB - RH 8. New to Linux. Is there any way to rollback to an earlier version of software?? I 'updated' the glibc packages through rh up2date and now I get every application crashing (glib-error can't allocate xxx...). Bloody nightmare... regards James Thanks

Removing packages www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Ok.I installed Red hat 8 on my server.Installed the nvidia nforce driver package.Got all of my updates.Go to reinstall nvidia drivers and it says package "NVIDIA_nforce" already installed.How would I remove this package? Thanks

Statistics www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am putting together some literature for people at my company regarding the move towards linux.I was hoping to find some stats on Linux server share, distro spread, desktop market etc.But all i can find is old stats or sites with dodgy sounding urls.Anyone know of any good pages from reputable stats companies. Cheers Kris Thanks

removing installed applications.... www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. How do you uninstall applications such as guile ?? infact how do you uninstall anything that you have installed with ./configure & make ??? I'm rather new to this.... Thanks

Setting up a microphone www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have been trying to install a microphone, but can't get it to work... 1) I have plugged in the mic into the red/pink socket. 2) I have checked that my sound card volume settings are OK....here I simply went with to the sound card and set all vloume levels above 0. 3) I have tried recording via the Audacity application...no luck. 4) I have tried to record using the arecord...

fresh re-install of redhat 8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I recently installed redhat 8.0 and am a first time linux user. I am fairly impressed with it so far, however, mainly because i am a total n00b with linux and have very little idea how to use it and its packages, i think i messed up the installation, as sometimes it just crashes for no reason. So i was just wondering how it would be possible for me to do a completely fresh install of redhat....

Need to mount a NTFS hard disk on SuSE 8.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a seperate Hard Drive from my linux one. It is a 60 gigabyte NTFS drive with tons and I mean TONS of files and programs that I salvaged when my windows system failed. Linux is now my only operating system but those files on my ntfs hard drive are very valuable to me. Linux detects the drive as hdb. so how might I go about mounting it so I can again access those files? Thanks

using files on separate hdd www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am currently running redhat 8.0 on my primary slave drive. On my primary master, I have winxp professional. I was just wondering if there was a way to accecss the files i have on my winxp hdd from redhat and vice verca. the hdd that contains winxp is a ntfs partition. i dunno if that helps. i have heard that it is possible to access files when there are 2 OS on 1 disk, eg , if you...

help with redhat 8.0 plz. :) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have just installed redhat linux 8.0 for the first time, and am a first time linux user. The setup went fine and I have managed to create a root accout and things seem to be working allright. However, I am having a couple of problems. First off, I found out that my cable modem does not work, as i am using the usb version, so i an going to get a lan card 2morro and hopefully that should...

linux as a storage server www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I would like to build a linux storage server, using ide drives, raid and allow for windows clients to backup their files. any ideas where to start or a particular config? Thanks

terminal icon fails, no sound, help with pdf. install www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Redhat schrike, When in gnome , I click on the terminal icon...i get, "There was a problem with the command for this terminal: TEXT WAS EMPTY (OR CONTAINED WHITE SPACE) " I do not see my normal " [gary@localhost gary]$ " I want to install adobe reader, and the c-media sound card driver . (I have no sound) and geforce driver. I have downloaded the Linux drivers and pdf...

no sound, terminal icon fails, need pdf install help please. www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Redhat schrike, When in gnome , I click on the terminal icon...i get, "There was a problem with the command for this terminal: TEXT WAS EMPTY (OR CONTAINED WHITE SPACE) " I do not see my normal " [gary@localhost gary]$ " I want to install adobe reader, and the c-media sound card driver . (I have no sound) and geforce driver. I have downloaded the Linux drivers and pdf reader to...

Modem/Ethernet information www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Preferences - Information - PCI I wanted to find a information about the 56k modem and Ethernet being integrated altogether in my Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop cuz since both of it are winmodem. There, I found a information but I'll admit that some of it are little too technical for me. I'd like you guys read the information below and reply with a few suggestions of way I can find the...

SuSE Boot up problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. ok,, here is how it goes.When Linux boots up and scans all my hard ware,, it stalls on the USB portion,about 10 minutes of a stall, the PCI USB in fact,, and none of my USB ports are on a expansion slot,, 6 on board USB ports,, but not on a PCI slot. It is USB 2.0, and I am not sure if there is a problem with USBv2.0 and Linux. Then there is one device that may be part of the problem, my...

automati email request www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i was just wondering if there is a software that lets me for example if i have my linux box runing and i have a file there that i need i would just send in email having for example the name of the file in the subject and have this file sent to me directly i hop i can get some help Thanks

Nforce network www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Ok.I updated everything on my redhat 8.I had to install my nforce 2 network drivers before I could do this.Next I unistalled the network drivers and then reinstalled.The module loading screen always says nvnet device not present eth0 initialization delayed.Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks

NIS Trouble... www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am having trouble with my NIS server...I just set it up, but when I try to log on from a different machine, I get a$HOME not writeable error.I made sure that I had the proper permissions set on the /home directories, but still no luck... I am fairly new to NIS, so please bear with me... One again, I use SuSE 8.2 Pro, and run KDE 3.1 Thanks

dual booting win2k and redhat 6.1 on seperate hard drives www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. o Hi All Im just starting to pplay with linux and am wanting to install linux on my spare 20gig hard drive. I already have win2k installed on the first (40gig). Have been reading various stuff on the web and in the forum. Does anyone have any tried and tested steps/advice they can give me. eg is it best to use GRUB etc. Thanks

Accesing Files in the Windows Partition www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm running a dual boot system with Mandrake 9.0. Does anyone know of a way that I can access the files across the partition? It would make my life so much easier... Thanks

Apache Permissions www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I can't for the life of me remember how to setup in Apache so that when a user access a folder through the URL that is prompts them for a username and password. Please help! Thanks

Setting up a Postfix mail server... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am a relativelynewbie to the Postfix system...So I have some questions First, I want to leave my mail on my mail server sort of like Exchange, ( I think I need IMAP) Second, I saw where someone had a mail server but their email was stored on another server on the internet, until they downloaded it ( they were using dial up, as am I... (no DSL or cable in my area...)Any help would be...

connecting to a windows Domain www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Can anyone assit me with connecting a linux client to a windows 2k adv server domain. Also need assistance with cable modem shareing. Any help would greatly be appreciated. I am currenlty useing Mandrake 9.1 Thanks

win 95 printer www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have an HP officejet plugged into a P1 win95 box, which is set to be shared.I have a desktop and a laptop both running RH 9, and I want them to be able to access this printer.All computers are connected via router.What do I need to get/do in order for this to happen? Thanks

audio utility to play 1 bit mono .wav files www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. everbody i am in search of an GUI based audio utility to play 1 bit mono .wav files in redhat linux. or an utility to convert 1 bit mono .wav files to 8 or 16 bit mono wav files. anurag Thanks

Help!can't Not Enter My System, fail to enter the system www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. My linux version is redhat9.0 Yesterday when I try to enter my system I failed. My runlever is 3, it's to say I use commend line . when it showed out : login xxx password: I just entered the username and the password But it failed to enter the system, and it just repeated : login: password: No matter I changed the username or restarted the computer, it still failed to...

kernel build problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Ok, I have RH 9 on a dual boot box with win2k on the other partition.I wanted to add ntfs read support in the kernel.I configured my kernel, and made ntfs read support built-in (not modular).I then did the following as root: make dep && make clean && make && make install when i reboot and try the new kernel, i get something along the lines of kernel panic, no init found,try passing...

What is the best distrobution of linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am currently using RedHat 9.0, but I am looking for a more... customizable version of Linux.What is the best Distro? Thanks

Suse 8.2 Pro- Programming tools where are they ?!?! www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. b] Hello i have just recently made the great exodus from windows to linux, and i have a few problems, i feel that in this linux forum we together can solve all our problems. Problem number 1 I cant seem to find any programming tools whatsoever , it was my belief that Linux being a robust OS would have them very easily accessible please please point me in the right direction, I use...

Red Hat and Apt-Get www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am using the apt-get port for Red-Hat, looksgreat, My question. Ias there any way to update individual packages and is there a way to list whats installed? TIA. WY Thanks

Some Questions For Dolda-2000 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. As you know i am fairly new here thus i am a little confused about a few things i would be grateful if you could clear them up. 1. Is this your webforum?, or are you the moderator or none, if so please tell me who is the moderator. 2. Is "Kriss" your brother ??? i think i heard andutt saying that he was. 3. I dont mean to be rude when i ask but i feel that i should..... Why have...

help with GRUP boot loader.... www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i have installed redhat9 & winXP Pro. & i want to change the GRUP defaults, so the winXP is the default os! (the others just don't know what is REDHAT!!) thnx Thanks

:( the end? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. for past two days, i have studied and played with redhat linux 8 on my laptop. it was wonderful and fun time and i've gained a lot of experience from it. sadly, i believe i have reached the end. i'll explain a few reasons below. internet i have found the pure exactly driver, HSF, for 56k modem on my laptop. it still wont run even i did follow the instructions. the installation was...

RH9 (connection monitor + packages) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm using Red Hat Linux 9 with default settings. 1st problem:I connect to the Internet with a isdn ta, but mine is not listed in supported models so I made a connection as it would be an analog modem. Actually it works, but I'd like to have something tells me the status of the connection, like na icon in the panel or something similar. I tried the "modem lights" gnome panel applet,...

Dualbooting Redhat 9 & Win XP www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I did a search on this site, but i didn't find anything about dualbooting xp & redhat, i have xp innstalled on disk G:\ and i have a completely empty disc, that i am going to install rh9 on. Could someone post here couple of guidelines, (what to do & what NOT to do). ? Or maby you have a good guide about this ? i can not miss my xp out of the comp. pllz, can you help ? With Regards,...

Updating packages in Red Hat Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have been trying to update couple of my RPM's to the latest ones. Can anybody tell me how to do that?. I also want to update my gnome desktop to gnome 2.2.1. I have the downloaded copy. But I can't proceed. Thanks

securit level www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I've installed Red Hat 9 and I set up the security level to "High". Now I need to open a port, but running Security Level Configuration, I can't specify any open ports, but only the security level and trusted devices. I remember I coud do this in RH8.0! Please, can you help me? (I tried also with Gnome Lokkit, but the result is the same). Thanks

Gentoooo www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm thinking about poking about with Gentoo for a bit, if I am able to download the .iso (I have a modem only and work has a proxy that kills). So, I was reading about portage and how you need up sync portage before you really do anything with it, which is fair enough. I was wondering if anyone knew really how feasible it is to do this over a modem? I just don't want to go to the effort...

Movie players!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. What movie player can I use to play .avi,and mpeg videos. THe one in Mandrake is only playing the sound and not the movie. Which player can you reccomend that will do the job. I am using Mandrake 9.0 THanks Ade Thanks

dhcpd problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. guys i configures my dhcpd on linux red hat 9 and i connected to it a laptop with a crossover cable (no hub) , the laptop is runiing windows xp, in the tcp ip configuration on windows xp i chose to automatecly obtain an ip adress, but still when i run them, windows xp dosn't seem to get an ip from the server, insted it gets the 196 ip which is microsoft ip can somone help me?? do i need...

RPM stalling on use www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. whenever I try to do anything with RPM it stalls rpm -i packagename rpm -e packagename rpm -ef packagename anything. and it stalls. even the graphical rpm management program salls. my OS is RedHat 9.0 with a full install, ran up2date Thanks

First time using Linux Mandrake www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. This is my Very first time using Linux Mandrake and i have no clue what to do... well first things first. I have 2 monitors hooked up with 2 different Video Cards. One of the monitors is 15" the other is 19" . when I configured the resolution on the installation i picked for both monitors the same resolution but the 15" doesn't support it and i can't see nothingthere now so i want to...

IMAP trouble... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. yes, I am back, with ever so troubling endeavours with IMAP... I now can connect with my mail server, which is running Postfix with the Cyrus IMAP package...but it seems that I am not getting authenticated... I have dug a little in the /etc/imap.conffile, but have no prevail...at least now I am hitting the server.I can log on anonymously if I enable it in the config file, but I want to...

Smoothwall anybody? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have smoothwall running as my firewall etc. However at the moment I am only using one of my two ISDN channels even though my ISP will allow both to be connected. I have tried to find the answer to this on the smoothwall site ut have had no joy. I know that the ISP settings are right and that the ISP does allow a dual channel connection as I have done this via the USB TA that is part...

The Mother Of All Motherboards www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. your probably asking why i have posting a thread about motherboards in a linux forum but the fact is that i have had such good replies to my linux questions that i thought i would ask your opinion of a motherboard, besides a motherboard is also used by Linux or windows or macos right ? so its not to distant. I have recently been wanting to upgrade my ram and i cant do this without...

Samba www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. iam facing problem while configuring samba for our network .Here's the complete scenario. The network consists of more than 200 terminals . now i tried to configure samba server on my linux box version 7.3 . i have tried using swat webmin and the basic smb.conf file. Now when the basic configuration is done i can only see linux share on a single machine eeven when i have not given anything...

Yoper? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I've been hearing alot about Yoper. I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on it. It seems like it might be a pretty good distro... Thanks

Help! Audio alert for system log file www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Does anyone know of a program that I could use to alert me when certain changes occur in the system log file. There are two occasions where this would be useful to me: 1) when someone tries to use my mail system as a relay; the log file warns me but I would like to event to general an audio warning; 2) when some access my web server. Any ideas would be much appreciated. Cheers Graham....

HELP WITH FSTAB www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. All, I have encountered a very serious and unthinkable proble with Linux... i had rebooted my server as always on the weenkend. and it wouldn't boot up.. Says that /etc/fstab has problems .. and gets into the maintenance mode where i can go in and see that /etc/fstab is actually 0 bytes. there is no information onthe partitions that i had in the disk and wouldn't mount anything... i...

Trouble with virtual terminals when supporting a SCO app www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've got an issue where I am supporting an older closed-source application written for SCO, and I am attempting to run it under linux. It runs amazingly fast under linux vs. SCO using the ICBS packages. We're talking in the order of 300-400% faster. We connect to the system via telnet or ssh. No serial terminals are involved. This application 'identifies' users within the program...

Red hat and a toasted monitor. www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. So, i HAD a really nice monitor. It died today. (Moment of silence) now my problem is this: i was running at a really high resolution, which none of my other monitors can match. So, when i hook up one of my other monitors, it doesnt work cuz the set resolution is out of the monitors range. I cant lower the resolution, at the monitor wont display the OS. I could change the resolution from...

Menus www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I want to minimise everything and show the desktop (like "Show Desktop" on windows), is there anything that does that on Redhat Linux 8.0? Thanks

Has anyone tried out Lindows before in here? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have never tried it, since it's emphasis on the looks alike Microshit's stuff make me sick. I am just wondering if that is a good Linux distro or not, cos I never noticed anyone talking about it in the web. LOL! Thanks

Debian experts needed, ho ho ho. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I was trying to download the Debian Cds last night, but I was scared away by the number of disks in the ftp server, actually, how many do I need to finish an all packages included installation? Thanks

oracle on Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Can anyone tell me in which file on Linux do we set the oracle shared memory parameters and what do we need to do to bring those into effect. For eg on Solaris we set the shmmax, semmin etc parameters in /etc/system file and once rebooted they come into effect. I just wanted to know which all parameters need to be set on Linux and in which file. Thanks

Which Vesrion of Linux for Sun Ultra 10 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Few questions to the linux users who have worked on Sun Ultra 10 I have a Sun Ultra10 workstation(UltraSPARC-IIi 300MHz, 256 MB RAM) and plan to port a HPUX 10.20 based system on this machine using Linux. My questions are: 1. Is this possible? 2.What Linuxdistro of I should use? 3.Which is the best known Linux supported on Sun Ultra machines? 4. Is Sun Ultra support available on...

Can't make my modem to work www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a Xircom MPCI Modem 56k but I can't make it work yet, I know it's a winmodem, but there's a driver for it, but can't install the driver properly. It says the can't identify the ENVIRiment, also I don't have /dev/modem nor /dev/ttys3 created, but I newbie to all this, this is my second day using Linux (mandrake 9.1) and I don't understand many technical stuff. so if someone...

Linux gets angry when the net goes down, why?? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Ok i have noticed this with several versions of linux i've used, whenever the internet crashes in my apt my computer completely lags out, i cannot open things, booting the machine takes a good 5 minutes.Basically the entire operating system because highly unstable.The second the internet connection starts working, everything is fine again.Whats up with this?? Thanks

services... www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i'm running redhat linux 8.0. how do i manually add new services to /etc/rc.d/init.d? Everytime i copy a file into it (ie: mysqld), it doesn't show up on the serviceconf console by the way, I'm running the graphical version Thanks

Minimum Password Length www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I've just installed Redhat 9 and need to setup up a user with a minimum password length of 5 characters. System returns a message saying that password is too short min 6 characters. I've checked the following: /etc/login.defs PASS_MIN_LEN is set to 5 /etc/pam.d/passwd ALL setting were set to required so I changed them to optional Still no joy. Any help would be greatfully recieved M. ...

Unsuccessful Kernel Upgrade www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a problem with a kernel upgrade and/or rpm that is driving me nuts. Here is the history: 1. Installed Red Hat 8.0 on new computer with Soltek motherboard. 2. RH8 boots and runs, but on board network does not work. Missing drivers? Nvidia chips. 3. Downloaded upgraded kernel for RH8 from Nvidia web site. 4. Installed kernel upgrade using rpm. Appears successful. 5. Rebooted...

Memory Management And Kernel Tweaking in Red Hat www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm in dire need of figuring how to alter the Kernels default 3Gb max per process to 3.5 or 4 Gb max.A department of the government came to our small little business and bought a nice little Server machine to do math...And terribly the win2k we loaded it with only supported 2Gb per process and we ran out of memory on the one and only mathematical algorithym we need.We have turned to several...

num lock on RH9 (GNOME) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. anybody knows how to make numlock key start automatically at startup? (on a machine using Red Hat 9 and GNOME). Thanks

m4 or sendmail problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. im trying to add the feature(`dnsbl')dnl to my sendmail.mc but when i run m4 this is a copy of the cf it gives me ... FOSTYPE(linux)FEATURE(local_procmail, /usr/bin/procmail)FEATURE(always_add_domain)FEATURE(smrsh)FEATURE(use_cw_file)FEATURE(redirect)FEATURE(virtusertable, hash -o /etc/mail/virtusertable)FEATURE(access_db)FEATURE(blacklist_recipients)FEATURE(dnsbl, blackholes.mail-abuse.org,...

sendmail and exchange www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i have Microsoft exchange server (mail server) nowi want to add a sendmail server in my setup also. Can anyone tell me whether they can co exist or not. Is it possible to export all my users in exchange to sendmail server automatically......do i have to use ldap.......plz tell me where can i find suitable documentation on implementing sendmail in windows environment Thanks

newbie needs guidence www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. as i want to use linux, i will probobly get slack, but now the issue im trying to resolve is that i need to partition my harddrive to run both os's, of course i have windoze 98se which is expected. though my question is where can i get a free partitioner or can someone tell me how to do it manually? after that im sure more questions from myself will start to flow like crazy considering...

terminating open ports www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. when i do a "netstat -na | grep 9999" it tells me tcp 00localhost:9999 destination:1053 TIME_WAIT As a result I cannot use this port(9999) henceforth even though I am not using it, is there a way to just terminate this connection and free up the port? or does it require a hard reboot? Thanks

Linux, which one is best? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I was woundering if you guys could help me out with some questions that i have on linux cause i am thinking about getting it. Ok im 16 and i am pretty good at computers i can make a computer and crap and i know that linux is not for some newbie kids, and that they should use windows. Well my question is that i love to play games and i was woundering if linux would be better for playing...

what does activating a device mean (redhat w/ gnome) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I recently installed RedHat Linux 9 and having quite a bit of trouble connecting to the web.I've read up about winmodems and hopefully mine isn't one, but I have a question.I created a new network modem device and it said it was "Active".What exactly does this mean?I see no way to connect to the net, all I see is that my network device is Active, yet I can't go to any websites. Please...

OSS or ALSA? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Which one of the sound drivers is "better"? I've got OSS working now - but not 100% reliably. Should I bother trying to get ALSA to work, should I buy the commercial version of OSS? What do people think are the best?I have an nForce2 based motherboard. Thanks

Another file question about Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Is Linux like Windows, in that when you delete a file, it really isn't deleted completely, or does it completely remove the file? Because I found out that for some reason, when running Windows, I would delete like 200 megs of files, and only end up with like 194 megs of free space. Thanks

hall.dll error on windows www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. One of my friends was usuing an XP Home Ed. and a linux distro..then he decided to change the distro to Mandrake 9.0.and he did.mandrake worked properly but windows was not started and the error was about hall.dll.he can see the win partition from linux and hall.dll is there. so what could be the problem? thx Thanks

Red Hat or Mandrake? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. A very newbie question (you might noticed that I am from my previous questions in other forums) 1- Which is a "better" distribution to install and use for a newbie? Red Hat 9.0 or Madrake 9.0 ? Why? 2- What's the difference? 3- I am a C++ programmer and I am planning to explore Linux programming after I learn the software, I think I will use GNU GCC (Which I came to know is a good...

Speed and a new alternative www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am a bit tired of the speed of Redhat Linux 8.0 (its a bit slow) so i was thinking of getting linux from a different distro. Can anyone recommend any good distros that i can get for free or very cheaply(has to by bought from UK, i'm not paying customs and excise like i may have to if i buy from outside the UK) Thanks

Syslinux boot disk for DHCP/TFTP server WITH CDROM support.. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. New to Linux, haven't really played with it before, but I'm trying to set something up with Linux and I could really use a hand... The objective: -a 1.44 mb boot disk that will load network drivers, a DHCP server, a TFTP server, and load a CDROM driver to share the CDROM... -another system must be able to do a PXEboot from the TFTP server and access the CDROM... -I created a boot...

Recovering from a munged rpm install www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Morning... A friend of mine who is somewhat new to linux recently downloaded and installed an nVidia driver pkg.(I think it's an mdk distro).Anyway a while later, he downlaoded a security update package for his distribution and installed it.It munged his driver install and he asked for help. He tried removing the driver and reinstalling it and now he's stuck in a limbo where the system...

RedHat 9.0, Mandrake 9.0, YellowDog 3.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am not necessarily a noob to Linux, but I am also not a grand master either.Out of the three which would be considered more User Friendly or more powerful, etc. to use? I am running Mandrake 9.0, but I heard some pretty good things about RedHat.However I've not quite heard much about YellowDog.What are your opinions? Thanks

what does linux use for file sharing? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i would like to know...and provide me with a link if you could.....and how can i play windows games on Linux?(freeware) Thanks

And now what? Distros confusion! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I read a lot of posts (in these forums) about distros recommendations and I am confused even before installing any of them. RH, Mandrake, Debian, Slackware, Libranet, FreeBSD, etc.:o Now what? I am a very *newbie* to the Linux world and I need to install a distro that I can learn *REAL* Linux/Unix from and at the same time I can do a lovely C++ development for KDE/GNOME. Free software...

Sound card configuration www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a Sound Blaster Live. I am runinng Red Hat 9 and when start i get an error of /dev/dsp or something like that and tell me that cant init the sound server. How can i configure the sound card?? Thanks

Looking to Begin... www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have an old compaq presario 5660: p2 450mhz, 384mb ram running on windows xp and a ntfs 12gb hard drive.I am impressed by what ntfs has done for speed and stability, and yeah xp is pretty.What I am looking for is to migrate to perhaps linux.Can anyone recommend a Linux system that would at the least meet the stability and speed of ntfs?As far as OS I only web browse, email, and play various...

For those who wanna install Linux for the first time! www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I hope you would find this link useful, here is a Linux hands on guide for yr reference! http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tldp.org%2FLDP%2Fintro-linux%2FIntro-Linux.pdf This guide is from the Linux Documentation Programmes site http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tldp.org%2F Thanks

neworking in linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Well, im attempting to hook my redhat box up to my DSL internet connection. the only expiriance i've had networking *nix machines was when i did a lan between three SPARCstations running solaris. where should i start? like i said, im running redhat, the linux box is attached to a router along with this winXP computer, which is uplinked to the DSL. Thanks

window manager www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. How can I install other desktop manager/window manager in Red Hat 9? Using the graphical tool, only GNOME and Kde appears, but I suppose Window Maker (for example) is in the RH cd's... How do I know if it is included? And how do I install it? Thanks

Cannot View RedHat Host on Windows 2000 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have setup redhat as a client for windows 2000 server with an adsl shared connection. The shared connection works fine on the redhat host but when i try to browse the redhat client from windows 2000, it throws an error: "Network Path Not Found". I've pinged from both redhat and windows and i get a reply. But still cannot view the shared files on redhat. I used to be able to do...

Few questions for redhat 7.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Im on a VPS and i have a few people i share it with.Its a redhat 7.3 with apache VPS. The doc root is /var/www/html I have their accounts in the /home/ dir under /home/username I want my main pages in the /var/www/html directory so my site goes to http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fmydomain.com it reads from the /var/www/html dir but what i need is...

Microsoft networking on LINUX....HELP.... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just installed "MANDRAKE LINUX" on my computer. I was all happy I finally got "LINUX" but then I realized my internet. I have a Microsoft wireless base station for my downstairs computer and it run win xp so thats fine there. But I have "LINUX" running on my good upstairs computer and a wireless mn-510 networking card for that computer. But the problem is that I cant get internet for...

how should i find cache.db www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. to every one.... Any one tell me where should i find cache.db fine for my DNs server on Internet...... kindly put the site URL in replay... Thanks

SAMBA+FAXES+ SHARING www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Is it possible to share a fax in linux, using samba. THen have windows clients send faxes to the shared faxes, right of their desktop??? Thanks

permissions denied www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Ok i am logged in as root, and i have tried to run ./XF86Config, that gave me a permission denied error so i have to go to generic video driver, I get the latest Xdrivers and what not from xfree86.org, it tells me to run the Xinstall.sh that also gives me a permission denied error, I am logged in as root, what else could it be?? Thanks

Mandrake Internet www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have an external dial up modem, during Mandrake 9 setup I was asked for the details What should I have put during the dialup connection config in "domain name"? All is correct, it lets me connect and seems to all be working, but I can't open any web pages (unknown host) or ping any websites I can only ping myself and the ISP server I'm connected to (info found from KPPP) Also,...

needed libcrypto.so.2 and libssl.so.2 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I ve got problem again! I have Red hat 9.0 and i want install samba*.rpm rpm -i samba-common-2.2.7-5.8.0.i386.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libcrypto.so.2 is needed by samba-common-2.2.7-5.8.0 libssl.so.2 is needed by samba-common-2.2.7-5.8.0 Any1 know what to do? Thanks

compaq proliant 1600 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Which is the most stable Linux for a Compaq Proliant 1600? It is discontinued server. It will be used for mail relay and proxy server. Thanks

3 really annoying things i would love help with www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. running mandrake 9.1 annoyance #1 is there a way to create an icon that will automatically launch konqueror as root?I am constantly needed root access and i cant stand having to keep typing my pw and loading up konqueror to manipulate files annoyance #2how can i tell konqueror to remember window size and position?Everytime i click the icon it opens up and its smalland i want it...

problems installing.....well everything.... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. right now im tring to install Wine. but like all the Direct Connect programs i have tryed i get this "checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnuoldld checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnuoldld checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes checking for gcc... no checking for cc... no checking for cc... no checking for cl... no configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found...

2.4.21 out! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Changelog http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.de.kernel.org%2Fpub%2Flinux%2Fkernel%2Fv2.4%2FChangeLog-2.4.21 and the kernel source http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.de.kernel.org%2Fpub%2Flinux%2Fkernel%2Fv2.4%2Flinux-2.4.21.tar.gz Thanks

Red Hat Network www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I would like to disable Red Hat Network to start automatically at boot and to check periodically if any updates are available. I tried to disable rhnd service (maybe this is not exactly the proper name) from "Services", but if I reboot I find again the Rhn icon on the panel: after x time, it keeps going checking for updates. (Red Hat 8.0). Help please! ;-) Thanks

Webmin and Mandrake issue www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I setup two Linux machines and i installed webmin on them and i ran the mandrake update on both as well to make sure everything is up to date. When i open webmin on one machine there area lot more icons like for instance vnc is available, on the other machine vnc is not availble but it is installed. Also when i run vnc on the machine that has more icons in webmin vnc shows the gui interface,...

two linux in a disk www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a pc with 2 disks: in the first (/dev/hda) there are soma windows installations, in the second (/dev/hdc) there is linux (Suse 8.1). I also would like to install red hat 8.0, so I tried to resize "suse" partitions, but Yast told me that resizing is possibile only if the partition is not mounted and it was impossibile to unmount it. How can I do? Maybe I have to boot from cd...

Looking for a Fast and Reliable OS... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Im on Mandrake 9.1 and i dont like it....too slow...dont want RH and gentoo is giving me too much trouble....so im looking for a fast and reliable OS and links to the Download site/page if possible.thx Thanks

Newbe that really could use the help www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. ok so i've read a lot about linux and so far from what i have read it seems that both redhat and mandrake are really good for people who are just starting out but its just a preference for which one is better.is this true? the other question that i had was what is a really good book and easy to understand to read to learn linux. any help would be appreciated Thanks

A Linux for web development www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been trying out the different distros...Mandrake 9.1 and SuSE 8.2 Pro and tried Redhat 9.0 and Slackware 9.0 but they wouldnt act right on my laptop. I have Mandrake on my laptop and Suse on my PC. I wanted to learn linux, apache, PHP, Perl, Python. I'm a web developer (up and coming anyway) and I want to know opinions on what distro would be better for this or is there really...

newb again www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am a newbie and have just got Suse 8.2....haven't installed it yet though! Can someone tell me of some good Linux sites...if possible related to Suse please? I don't know anhything about X or Xserver...so i guess i am a total newbie...well anyhow Thanks

Maybe I am too dumb, ifconfig is gone! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Dunno why when I type ifconfig in RH 9.0. nothing appears! [clarence@localhost clarence]$ ifconfig bash: ifconfig: command not found Thanks

Red Hat? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Im a newbie and have only had one expierence with linux which was bad.I gave suse a shot and it sucked.I want to give redhat a chance and I can't get it to donwload.Doesn't look good. I tried suse and coudln't do anything, install linux games, burn cd's,Change back ground in admin.Onlly thing I could figure out was word dox.is red hat any easier?I want to take a linux class but I also...

Would XP Cause Problems With Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am thinking about upgrading my OS to winxp pro beacuse it has a more stable kernal and doesnt crash, also "Me" is pushing on a little now. I spoke to someone on a different forum and he said that xp may not work in dual boot with the suse 8.2 pro that i have. I would be grateful if you could clear this up. Thanks

Gentoo Giving me some problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. ok i downloaded the stage 3 installation of Gentoo and when i have it boot from the disk..... it starts to read then reboots....untill i take the disk out... then it just goes to mandrake. i have no idea why its doing this. any help is Wanted Thanks

Linux setup www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am not sure weather this is sensible question or stupid one. I want to make my own Linux setup which have basic kernel and some custom modules. Is it feasible? One of our client is asking to have a setup like this(just like redhat but not a full pledged one). How can I accomplish? Please help me out. Thanks

im going to try Slackware.... www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i just need to know what version to get? 8.1 or 9.0? my specs are as follows... P3 800mhz Maxtor Diamondmax plus 320 sdram radeon 7000...thx Thanks

remote... www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I know i am getting further than nyself but i am just curious and want some answers...thnx I am on a LAN and plan to make a dual boot with Windowws 2000 and Suse 8.2.... Is it possible to connect to my computer remotely from the outside? Would i need Apache to get in? There is no IP Address to the outside of the LAN...inside the LAN it is configured by DHCP..... can u just tell...

ok since things arent working out i need a OS.... www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. ok here is the deal. Im on Mandrake 9.1 right now... been not liking it for a long while...too slow and bloated...already dont like RH, Gentoo is to complex right now...i dont have a printer to print out the installation guide. Slackware 9.0 isnt working....DLing 8.1 right now to see if that works. my deal now is i need a fast reliable good OS.....well Thanks

Microsoft Rep. to present @ LinuxWorldConference July2003 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. world, Check it out.... so ironic http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.linuxworldexpo.com.sg%2Fconf_programme.htm%23malaysia Thanks

SSH configuration www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I had an old P200 sitting under my desk and decided to install RH8 on it. I opted for the server install and basically went for the default settings. SSH is running and the machine is listening on port 22 but I can't get in. I have chosen medium security and if I am not mistaken that blocks port 22. I don't have any graphical functionality on this machine and redhat-config-securitylevel...

Smoothwall, DMZ & Virtual Web Servers ?? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I've just setup my Smoothwall firewall with trusted, untrusted and DMZ interfaces and I can't get my webserver (Linux/Apache) working in the DMZ. From trusted to untrusted - all is OK am browsing etc all OK From untrusted to DMZ - I can ping OK - so all connectivity is working. I have enabled port forwarding so that incoming TCP requests from any to port 80 are redirected to the...

Run background program www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Ok I am telnetting into a linux server.What is the command to get the server program to keep running in the background even after I close my telnet terminal? Thanks

*****x problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. When I try to connect to any server using *****x I get this error: Connecting to port 6667 of server blah.com [refnum 0] -:- Unable to connect to port 6667 of server blah.com: No such file or directory I searched and could not find anything on this error. Thanks

Printing Problems with my RH9 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Ok Linux Newbie here, I have Redhat9 dual booting with Win Me. I have the Linux doing the things I'd like Mail, Web Browsing, Instant Messaging (Gaim), xxms for some mp3, but I have had problems trying to Print. I have a Lexmark Z11 on Paralell Port, it seemed to Install Ok and acts like it sent a job, but then nothing. So I am reading Foomatic from a users point of view, and I try...

Help with red hat 9 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am new to linux and I was wondering if someone may answer a question for me. I need to know how to run a program in c or python ( with the extension .c or .py ) Thanks

What Video Card Drivers Are Best For The Radeon7000? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. what driver should i use for this card...its 32 mb ? because i noticed they didnt have drivers specificly for this card. so which ones should i use? Thanks

debian vs. slackware www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. im getting a brand-new laptop in the next month or so to take along to college with me. I know im going to be dual booting between linux and windows, but my question is this: which linux distro to use? I'm trying to decide between debian and slackware. any pros/cons for either? What i really want is a stable, highly configurable platform, but one that doesnt hold my hand too much (cough...

problem while running bind ./named www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. every body I have a problem wle running the bind " ./named " when i run the bind and when i see the messages filethrough " tail -f /var/log/messages " its gives me two error i.e. 1) ctl_server: socket : Address family not supported by protocol 2) sysquery: nlookup error on ? these are the two error wch i am facing wle running the DNS kindly help me to solve ts problem Th...

Question about init www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. As we all know, init is the first process that is started after the kernel is loaded. Since I'm running on level 5 (GUI), when I stop the system, I'm assuming that the level of this gets changed to zero. Since level 5 already contains the correct links to stop services, why is it necessary to switch to level 0 where there are another set of correct links to stop services? Thanks

Multiboot Red Hat w/ Win XP www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am trying to setup a multiboot with RH 9 and Win XP. My problem is that I have RH 9 installed, but it has now taken 3 of the primary partitions ( /, /boot, and swap). Now when I try to install XP, it tells me all the primary partitions are taken. Is their some way I can move the contents of /boot to my main partition so I can delete /boot? Or do I have to delete RH and start over with just...

Sed problem. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Ok I am trying to install digichat for a customer but in the install script it uses LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 which is a workaround for redhat releasing broken glibc. Well anyway that breaks a lot of other distros(i am using gentoo) because itcauses binaries not to be able to find the correct libs. So I used sed to remove that from the install file but it seems to break gzip compressed files...

Just found a very useful newbie guide, I am reading too. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Flinux-newbie.sunsite.dk%2F hope this could be sticked to the top. ho ho regards Thanks

Squid Installation Got A Problem With.... www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. HELP!! Ive installed squid onto Red Hat 8.0 and trying to get the authentication working with an NT domain.I need the application wb_ntlmauth, but cant find it on any of my cds and have searched the web to no avail. Hope one of you guys can send us the file or maybe point me in the right direction to download it. Thanks

gentoo www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I keep hearing alot about gentoo linux and how it takes a while to install but its worth it. How fastis it. Is it porsch fast after the install is complete. I imagin that its fast because its custom configured for your system and you only load the software you need. Another thing, whats up with this emerge command? Do you have to be connected to the internet to do this. I downloaded...

Thinking of installing slackware need some help!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Ok so I have a slackware cd and all but I am running redhat9.0 now and don't think it would be a good idea to keep it because my harddriveis pretty much full. So some things I need to know 1) Will slackware overwrite redhat9.0 so I don't have to do something to get rid of it? 2) Does slackware come with what I need to get it online with a ethernet card? 3) Do I have to compile every...

Lindows 4.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Anybody got a chance to try the new version of Lindows yet? I think they might be the distro that finally hurts MS. There's only a few things about Lindows I don't like: running as root and having to pay for click and run. I can see having to pay for commercial products, but not OSS products. You can get this same feature from other distros.... Thanks

Backup problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Here's the error I receive when running a backup. Performing backup of /home to /dev/nst0 .. DUMP: Date of this level 0 dump: Wed Jun 25 13:42:04 2003 DUMP: Date of last level 0 dump: the epoch DUMP: Dumping /dev/ida/c0d0p5 (/home) to /dev/nst0 DUMP: Label: none DUMP: mapping (Pass I) [regular files] DUMP: mapping (Pass II) [directories] DUMP: estimated 198281 tape blocks on...

Pathes for quota www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a Linux kernel version2.4.18-3 Are any patches needed to implement quota system for a filesystem for this version of kernel Thanks

Import Bookmarks www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Using KEditbookmarks i saw that one could import Bookmarks from IE or KDE alike.... I have made a few Bookmarks when i was root...and wanna import them as a normal user.Does anybody now where the bookmarks are stored? Thanks

Slow initial connection delay for redhat server www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am having a problem with my Redhat 7.3 server. I have it setup running an FTP server, and Apache, which is serving a few websites. It's been running great for almost a year, but recently it's started having REALLY slow initial connection delays. If you go to http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jaggedpath.com (for example, that's one of the...

NIS as pseudo-Active Directory? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. all, the idea here is to migrate a NT5 Domain to a pure Linux environment.The user has Replicataion set up on his Active Directory.Without going into huge amounts of detail (which I really wouldn't feel comfortable doing as I am not all that familiar with the inner workings of AD), would it be possible to use NIS under the same sort of capacity as AD?Can user Accounts/Profiles/Rights...

Hyperthreading in Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm running Mandrake 9.1 on a dual Xeon 2.4 /w HyperThreading. Is HyperThreading actually supported under Mandrake, I heard only WindowsXP and Win2003 Server support HT. Thanks

what to do with a 486 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. iv got an old 486 running with a clock speed of 88and its got 16mb of ram 400MB hard driveand 2 NIC's.i'v tried to run smooth wall but i couldnt get it configured right, this should tell you of how much i know about linux. is there a "user freindly" or as user freindly as linux can be that would run on it? or any outher uses for such an old computer would be helpfull Thanks

SuSE 8.1 Issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Well I installed SuSE 8.1 and I like it but there are some problems which I can't find solutions for. 1) When switching from X to a console using CTRL+ALT+F? -> The screen looks garbled and slightly fuzzy - it's readable but it's just not right. I didn't notice this until I installed the Nvidia drivers, at least I don't recall. 2) When I used to start KDE, there was a sound that...

Linux System Hang up www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am a newbie to LINUX and installed Redhat 9.0 on my system with 512Mb RAM and 80GbHard disk space. The problem seems to be that the System hangs up every 20 - 25 minutes i use it. The Keyboard or the mouse or for the fact nothing seems to respond. The CAPS lock key and the SCROLL lock keys keep blinking and i have to hard reboot the system in order to get it running again. And the story...

VMWare 3.1 w/RH8 -- Can't mount the PHYSICAL cdrom www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. If anyone has experience with VMWare running RedHat 8 perhaps you could give me a hand here.I'm running a RedHat8 session inside VMWare 3.1 on top of Windows 2000.When I mount the cdrom, it mounts the VMWare tools as a virtual cdrom and doesn't mount the actual physical device.I know I'm forgetting something here, but cannot for the life of me, remember what. How can I get the actual...

Problem using "adduser" command www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm using RedHat 7 and tried to add a new user using the adduser command. I receive the following error when running the command: bash: adduser: command not found This command works on all my other boxes? I'm accessing the box remotly using SSH1, but I don't think that can be the problem. Regards, Jason Thanks

Access Denied? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i get this when ever trying to put anything on my other partitions.....how do i make it accessable? i dont want access to be denied on these partitions.im on mandrake 9.1 using KDE Thanks

Opera 7 email (M2) client - Importing address books? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've got RH9 running and Opera 7.11 installed (after much fun with libXm.so.2). I've been able to import all of my emails from the Mozilla mail client that I've been using on this PC, but I am having trouble impoting the address book (again as used by Mozilla mail). I tried exporting (from Mozilla) my address book, and then importing (into Opera) this file, but to no avail. Anybody...

TAM Policy Director 3.9 On SuSE Linux 8.1 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. The following is from the pdconfig install script, thee error is included. Does anyone have any suggestions: Here is my install process and error. Please help!! 1. Access Manager Policy Server Configuration 2. Access Manager Authorization Server Configuration x. Return to Access Manager for e-business Setup Menu Please select the menu item [x]: 1 Enter the LDAP administrative...

su command in slackware 9.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I was just cirous to see if someone could gimme a hand here. When I su in slackware, I lose all ansi colours that differentiate between files and directories. All appear the same colour (white in my case). I know this is normal in slackware, but I was wondering if there is a way to "activate" the colour coding. Thanks

How to setup a mini ISP using Linux with DSL www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm looking to start a mini ISP for me and my friends because are planning on sharing the Cost of a DSL line by creating a dial in server using linux caldera or any flavor of linux for that matter.The server would be a PIII 500 w/128MB RAM on an ASUS board with 20GB HDD. I'm not really sure where to start any help would be appreciated and links to resources where I could download instructions...

Xandros Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Has anyone tried?? What about. Is there any "un-popular" Linux distro that is comparable to them (the popular one). Thanks

How to Run PHP Scripts www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a new problem now. I have installed Redhat 9.0 and Apache, PHP and MySQL are packages that came with RH9. I was able to initialise and start Apache and MySql. But coming to PHP, i dont know how to initialize it. From some of my friends i came to know that Apache+LINUX have the feature of automatically executing PHP scripts too. But when i created a basic HTML file "Hello World" and...

Quota www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am trying to implement a quota system for a filesystem. I need to know some things I have users' home directories in a filesystem /vol (/vol/home/<username>) The mails for a user are stored in /vol/var/spool/mail/<username> The /vol filesystem is getting filled due to mails . So I want to implement a quota of 8 MB for each user As of now the mail files are v v big.. So before...

passwd command on redhat www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Is there a way in which we can provide input to the /usr/bin/passwd command so that it accepts the password rather than prompt everytime. Basically I want to run it in a shell script and automate password generation rather then prompting me everytime for a new password. I tried echo $pword | /usr/bin/passwd but it does not work, where pword has my text password. Thanks

system sound not working www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a sound blaster live value, RH9, fresh install and updated, except for the kernal source. i installed XMMS, and it looks like it plays, but i get no sound, everything looks like it is configured properly, but i cant get any system sound? can anyone help. Thanks

help with linux dial in server www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i have been trying to configure a dial in server on my linux box . i am using mgetty configured to listen for connections on a external usb modem. i have followed all documentation instructions but i am still faced with a problem. When i dial into my linux machine, the terminal will correctly start and shows me the login screen, but the problem is that before i can even type in the...

How to setup a mini ISP using Linux with DSL www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm looking to start a mini ISP for me and my friends because are planning on sharing the Cost of a DSL line by creating a dial in server using linux caldera or any flavor of linux for that matter.The server would be a PIII 500 w/128MB RAM on an ASUS board with 20GB HDD. I'm not really sure where to start any help would be appreciated and links to resources where I could download instructions...

Files Vanished www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. can anyone please give me an explanation why files are automatically deleted. Maybe folder size is getting to large? Thanks

need help..urgent www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. oh oh....have installed Suse 8.2 and configured everything (Grub,Sound,Gfx,Mon,Internet and mail...) Then i wanted to boot Windows again...so i restarted and chose Windows in the Grub loader.. It loads till the message press F8 for more options...and then after that i get STOP message : Inaccesible_Boot_DEvice What is going on?...i looked around online..but till now no one has...

unwanted listings in LILO bootloader www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i have many listings of mandrkae, like linux 2.636363, linux 2.8282, failsafe, mandrake, I dont want so many, how do get rid of them?thx. Thanks

Basic Linux Questions www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I need a lot of help right now First off.I set up all most all of my Linux Server (redhat 9) in x windows.Cause my pc is only 500mhz I want to make it so it doesn't start up in x windows anymore because I need it to go a little faster. Also can I use samba through a simpe SMC internet router? And what are the critical things I need to edit in my samba.conf file? Thanks

Startup problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. My redhat 7.2 server has stopped booting.I had to power off without shutting down (because it wouldn't!).I had had problems disconnecting my ISDN connection (again it wouldn't!). Now the server just hangs after checking the filesytem and loading the first few modules etc.This is mainly when it is bringing up the loopback interface, but not always; sometimes it stops when checking for...

problem with sound in quake 3 arena www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just followed instructions on http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.geocities.com%2Fdesktopmandrake%2Fquake3.htm and successfully installed my windows quake 3 arena in linux.eveyrthing worked, sound worked.then when I logged back in my user account and opened the game, the sound was gone.reopened a few more times, no dice.So i logged back into my...

Mouting Permissions www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Does anyone know of a way to make it so that A: any user can mount a device, IE a ntfs harddrive and B: Anyone can read that mounted directory i did #man mount and it gave me some stuff about how to put a flag in my fstab to make it so any user can mount it and it didnt work, so, any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks

Not Having Much Luck with SpamAssassin :( www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. There, I am just not having much luck as to how to configure spamassassin at my work We have a Novell Server that runs GroupWise 6.0 and my boss receives a boat load of spam daily! He is making me nuts, and he wants to use spamassassin I am just not familiar as to how to configure this, and if it is possible to work with Novell GroupWise 6.0, I have done some research; however...

Video Player capable of playing .dat files.... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Is there a Video CD Player for Linux that is capable of playing video files with *.dat extension....If so let me know of the same.... Thanks

linux and Win 2k authentication www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I just got a toshiba laptop and decided to put linux (slackware 9.0 - 2.4.21) in it. I want it for my job but I have a problem: I configured the network correctly, i can ping all hosts in my net but I cant surf in the internet. The company has a domain mycompany.gr and the whole network is set up with win 2k servers. All computers in the network require to authenticate with a username/password...

Not getting any sound from audio cd's. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I can play mp3's fine and the cd is playing but I can't get any sound from an audio cd. I did a search on this and found a similar topic but no answer so I thought I'd ask it myself.I'm playing it from my burner because my cdrom is messed up and craps out all the time if that has anything to do with it.I'm using Mandrake 9.1... Thanks

dumb floppy drive www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i need to backup some work from this comp before i switch from redhat to slack. However, i've discovered that when i try and mount my floppy drive i get: mount: can't find floppy in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab it also fails to find them during bootup, the error is somthing like: cannot fstab /dev/fd0[FAILED] any ideas? Thanks

Configuring RedHat 9 boot www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Whenever i load up RedHat 9 it scans my comp for sound, modem, eth0, video, and other stuff. Is there any way that i can prevent redhat from making this system check??? Any help is appreciated! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Thanks

Linux Reboots after HW upgrade www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i was wondering if any of u linux gurus out there could help me with a problem i was having. I've been using linux for about 2 years now, and am pretty good with it, so u dont have 2 hold my hand for really simple stuff. My system was an athlon XP 1900+ on a Asus A7v266E (Via kt266 chipset) motherboard, and a Geforce 3 ti 200 . about a week ago, I was able to got an athlon xp 2500+, a...

Redhat...The next Microsoft? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I think Redhat does not honour the 'open source' attitude. Well, technically they do but it is obvious by their copyright policy "You may only sell Redhat uncommercially and must not charge more than the cost of the media and p+p" that they are not too keen on you getting their product without them getting your money (and lots of it too, Redhat costs almost as much as Windoze now!?) What...

Problems with lexmark pcmcia adpter (CF) Mandrake 9.1 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Can not get my Lexar PC card adapter for compact flash to work as I want to on my Dell Inspirion 4000 and Mandrake 9.1 I would like to sort of automount the card while inserting, and then in the same get a disk icon to pop up on the workspace. (Like in win XP which I would like to leave...), and in the similar way unmount automaticly while ejecting. The kernel recognice the card as...

XP Client Profiles on Samba Server PDC www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have successfully got a samba server acting as a PDC and fileserver working with four XP workstations. Roaming profiles are also working correctly. However, I can't work out how to set or adjust the system, computer, or user profiles. Because of this a number of permissions of the clients are defaulting to unusable settings such as not being able to add network printers. Can anyone...

Newb question....easy one www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. when you are compiling software from the source code, whats the difference when you do make compared to make install Figured you folks always enjoy answering an easy one Thanks

Dualboot btw W2K Debian -> internet doesn't work in Debia www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've got a broadband ADSL via ethernet connection (modem is Ericsson HM220dp) and I'm running a dual boot with Win2k and Debian. The problem is when I've been on the internet with W2k, and reboots my computer into linux: the internet doesn't work! Before, I only ran Debian and it worked nice - so I conclude Windows must be the cause of this Additionally, I found out that the internet...

suse 8.2 BIG problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm using suse linux 8.2 and I experienced a very noising problem. While configuring the appearence of my linux box (using kde control center), in particular changing theme, style and window decoration, it happens that, after some tests, the window borders disappear! So, in every opened windows as new windows there is no the border, only the content of the window (on the top there the...

Configuring Xine to Play Loops... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have installed xine with all necessary codecs for playing media files(almost all mediafiles).It does well and seems good but if the VCD I am playing contains two files...., its just playing the first file and quits.I have tried adding the files as a playlist and also loading it as an MRL but it doesn't workout.Any solution to overcome this problem?. Thanx in advance.... Sudhakar...

USB and linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I was doing some searching for USB drivers and found the following on USB driver for linux and thought I'd pass it on. So take a look at http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.usbman.com%2FDrivers%2520and%2520Patches.htm%23Linux . If any of you have some links to drivers sites on hardare like USB or video card, modem, burner, scanner, mp3 player, DVD,...

Linux distro. Wich one?? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I like to read opinions of users about Debian and Slackware and why i should use (or not use) this linux distro. I am currently a RH9 user but i like to change (nothing bad with RH9) to Debian or Slackware. Also i would like to change to Gentoo but i have a very slow dial-up connection. Thanks

cd burner problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Trying to burn a cd but I keep getting the following error. The command I use is: cdrecord -v -raw16 speed=2 dev=0,0,0 -data /home/genlee/gentoo-3stages-x86-1.4_rc4.iso Code: 3stages-x86-1.4_rc4.iso Cdrecord 2.01a14 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2003 J?rg Schilling TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM scsidev: '0,0,0' scsibus: 0 target: 0 lun: 0 Linux sg driver version: 3.1.24 Using libscg...

Wine Installation www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I want to install Wine but the problem is i don't know how.I read a lot of manuals and all say that you have to create a fake windows folder on your linux partition.I use dual boot Windows XP and Red Hat 9.0 and WinXP are installed in an NTFS partition.I also have a fat32 partition that i use for free space and so the 2 OS can communicate.How do i create the fake windows folder if my real...

Can't locate module ip_conntrack_ftp www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Can anyone tell me how to get this installed on RH 9 I have tried using sbin/modprobe........ But it says it cant find the module, I need it for Kiss My Firewall Thanks

winamp for linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. YESTERDAY I DOWNLOAD WHAT SEEMES TO HAVE BEEN WinAMP for linux download location seems to have pointed to thewinampsite but after installing it i cant find it on my system, tried whereis winamp, with diffrent spellings whatis, nothing.... perhaps i have installed a backend app and now need the front end to it or maybe its a freakin trojan horse who knows. does anyone here know ifwinamp...

MP3's in linux www.linuxforums.org

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Hello there. I'm a Linux newbie (a refugee from the Windows OS) and I have an idea which I'd like to throw out there for comments please. I'm a professional librarian and think that a distro built specifically for libraries would be a good idea. I think there are already one or two open source library catalogue systems out there, but a purpose made Linux base would surely be more than ideal for libraries,...

Changing login prompt to username www.linuxforums.org

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Best Hardware? www.linuxforums.org

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Partition ntfs www.linuxforums.org

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Printing pdf www.linuxforums.org

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How good is Slackware? www.linuxforums.org

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HTML question. www.linuxforums.org

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Hello guys. Is there a text based interface i can go to to configure mysound card in red hat 9. I remeber installingcollege linux and seeing something like that where is allowed be to manually pick my soundcard. Is there a default way of configuring a sound card for most or all linux distros, much like xf86config?? Thanks

How do I: prophet kyro gfx, hp deskjet 3650 driver problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have just bought a new machine with SuSE 8.1 and the following hardware: 3d prophet kyro series gfx card and a hp deskjet 3650 printer. I am unable to find support for either of these products particulrly the 3d acceleration. are there 3d accelerated drivers available for the card and does anyone know how to install this dam printer???!! please be very verbose with your hints as i am...

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Hyper Threading in Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I've got a 2.8GHz P4 with Hyper Threading. Is there anyway to actually use this in linux? (For those that don't know what it is, Hyper Threading is new to the 800MHz FSB P4's, it basically pretends to be two processors. The BIOS lists it as two when windows is running and everything. Would it work if I just set up SMP?) Thanks

McNealy: "Don't touch" Linux without legal guarant www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. McNealy: "Don't touch" Linux without legal guarantees 31 July 2003 Scott McNealy, the chairman, president and CEO of systems vendor Sun Microsystems, has dramatically warned companies of the legal dangers of using open source software such as the Linux operating system. Following on from SCO Group's threats to sue Linux users over its intellectual property claims, McNealy told an...

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debian cd www.linuxforums.org

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Anyone else heard about the Sun gui project? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I can't remember where I read it online, and I can't find it back, but it was about Sun making a gui for linux. It supposedly uses it's own window manager and replaces XFree also. THe biggest difference was that it handled all windows as 3D object, much in the same was that OS X and Longhorn do/will. They haven't announced yet weather they will release it to the public or not... Thanks

Read www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm in a bad mood. My dog just passed and my truck is done (getting modified suspension put in) .. so i decided to ramble about something: I've been in the computer business for a few years, and i'm sick and tired of hearing, "oh i'm sorry, we don't support Linux", well frankly. That isn't very accurate. Because Linux supports you! Scan EVERYBODIES servers. Microsoft,DELL,Gateway,Even...

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Is a linux box considered "PC" still? www.linuxforums.org

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RedHat sales policy changed www.linuxforums.org

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