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I installed WINE on my laptop, which is running SUSE 10.1. However, it installed it for root, no my user account, and it is not acociated with .exe files for my account. I have moved the .wine folder from /root to /home/ross, but I still cant figure out how to open a .exe file with WINE, as it is not in the menu, and I dont know what file to at to make the asociation. Please help!
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I installed WINE on my laptop, which is running SUSE 10.1. However, it installed it for root, no my user account, and it is not acociated with .exe files for my account. I have moved the .wine folder from /root to /home/ross, but I still cant figure out how to open a .exe file with WINE, as it is not in the menu, and I dont know what file to at to make the asociation. Please help!
use it in the term.. just goto the directory that you want to use it in.. for example if you were to use lets say mirc.exe and you installed it in say /home/mirc then goto your directory cd /home/mirc and type wine mirc.exe and hit enter.. youll be all good..you should also be able to use your browser on X .. and browse to the file right click on it goto the propertys and select the file to open it with..
    
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use it in the term.. just goto the directory that you want to use it in.. for example if you were to use lets say mirc.exe and you installed it in say /home/mirc then goto your directory cd /home/mirc and type wine mirc.exe and hit enter.. youll be all good..you should also be able to use your browser on X .. and browse to the file right click on it goto the propertys and select the file to open it with..
Ya, I've gotten there, but I dont know what file to chose I will try running it from the terminal, thanks
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Can't you just right-click on the .exe file and specify the program you want to run it with (just type wine); that's what I do on my Ubuntu laptop.
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Can't you just right-click on the .exe file and specify the program you want to run it with (just type wine); that's what I do on my Ubuntu laptop.
yea thats what im talking about.. right click and open with program .. or propertys of any exe file and change to open with wine.. and it should make it so all exe files open with wine when double clicked
    
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yea thats what im talking about.. right click and open with program .. or propertys of any exe file and change to open with wine.. and it should make it so all exe files open with wine when double clicked
Or create a Launcher on your desktop. And edit the comandline for the program. Like /home/myusername/Program\\ Files/Mycoolgame.exe just add wine to the front of it and what ever tags you need to the end of it. Like wine /home/myusername/Program\\ Files/Mycoolgame.exe -D3D. I dont know if this is what your meaning but oh well.
    
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