Software installasion (Was: Re: Wine without X)

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Sun Mar 29 10:21:38 PDT 2009

--On March 29, 2009 11:03:03 AM -0500 Barnaby Scott <bds at> 
> Many thanks to all who have helped on this one.
> I managed to get wine installed without X and it works :) However my
> application doesn't :(
> Most of the errors are concerned with MS Visual C++ libraries, which I
> have unconfirmed indications might be solved with 'winetricks'
> However, I think using winetricks
> means I need X anyway. So, I will leave it for now and try again after a
> bit more research.

Sounds like missing dlls.  You *may* be able to just copy the missing dlls 
into the wine lib directory and get the application to work.  I would 
examine the error messages closely to see what dlls it trying to find and 

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