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10-28-2007, 12:17 PM
I have finally installed xubuntu 7.10 on the free pc, now I would like to install Wine. On the website they're talking about opening terminals and that stuff, but I dont understand anything they're talking about. Also I tried to play some mp3 files on it and it says it needed something or other. I thought linux was working straight out of the box? If it needs be I could drag the pc downstairs again and connect it to the net, but if there is another way to do it, I'd rather go that way. This is my first linux install (except for the kubuntu one on my athlon that gave me headaches as well) and I do not posess another linux machine at my place and seriously doubt I ever will.
Otherwise can one of you guys provide me a way to crack windows?
10-28-2007, 02:42 PM
Unfortunately, to get Wine and the like you are either going to have to connect the machine to the web and download or get files onto a USB stick and copy them in Xubuntu.
Wine is fairly easy to get.
http://www.winehq.org/site/download-deb should help. I believe there's a link to a debian file (filename.deb) which you can then download to USB key and then copy it to the desktop on linux and double click to install.
MP3 support is an odd one. Ubuntu and it's derivatives (Like Kubuntu and Xubuntu) dont include it as standard because the drivers to play MP3 files are propertairy. You need to connect it to the web really to get the support. You need to download codecs from Synaptic Package manager.
Best bet though is go here http://www.getautomatix.com/ and get automatix. Download the deb file, install it and then it'll install various things you might want (like Flash, etc). You select what you want it to download and install.
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