Zorro Super Hero
z.zorro.z at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 22:16:00 GMT 2005
one more hi to you Frank
i find a nice manual in "winehq.com".
Thank you for you'r help
now i need some time to read it.
Thank you !
On 8/26/05, Zorro Super Hero <z.zorro.z at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi Frank
> i just install "wine" version 20050310 like Alex tall me befor.
> (Alex - a nice man that help me and tall me to install it frome the
> port's that come with Freebsd )
> its installd and now i need to know how to install Office or any other
> windows program.
> do you know any good manual that i can get and read (a step by step manuel)
> its my first time that i see the "wine".
> and Thank you for you'r mail.
> On 8/26/05, Frank Jahnke <jahnke at fmjassoc.com> wrote:
> > Wine is a difficult program to use, particularly on FreeBSD.
> > Please note first that it is in the FreeBSD ports collection
> > (/usr/ports/emulators/wine), and not of the CD. That version should be
> > 20050725. You should patch it according to
> > ; that will get rid of a heap error you will otherwise get.
> > So far colleagues and I have a few successes. Photoshop 7 runs very
> > well, as does Acrobat 4.0 (note: not the Reader, but Acrobat), but not
> > the distiller. I almost have Excel and Word from Office 2000 working,
> > but there are a few major bugs, like the ability to save a file (!).
> > Excel in particular works very well otherwise.
> > I have fiddled with the installation so much, though, that I'm not sure
> > I'd be able to reproduce the steps so you could install it. I suppose I
> > will have to reinstall Wine and try a second time once it works.
> > Finally, I am initiating a petition encouraging CodeWeavers to release
> > CrossOver Office on FreeBSD. It will be announced next week, and I will
> > post a copy of the announcement here.
> > After working with Wine a bit, I find it frustratingly tantalizing, but
> > very difficult to get just right. The documentation, such as it is, is
> > awful. So a professionally-supported product would be a great help, I
> > think.
> > Frank
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