Installing and using wine on amd64

Polytropon freebsd at
Mon Aug 15 08:39:46 UTC 2011

On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:04:53 +1000, Ashley Williams wrote:
> >> I've done some research and found lots of posts several years
> >> old that suggest that using wine on AMD64 is not possible or
> >> requires binary packages that don't exist, and even if one can
> >> install it, it doesn't run.
> >>
> >> Has this situation improved meanwhile? Does anyone have a
> >> recipe on how to get wine running?
> You can get wine running on AMD64, see the following wiki link:

Thanks, I now got it working, the only remaining problems is
that the programs I intend to run (older than 5 years, maybe
even 10) have problems with "DirectX" stuff which I am supposed
to manually install...

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