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Re: [SLE] Windows Emulators
- From: stefano.papini@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Stefano Papini)
- Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 08:17:33 +0100
- Message-id: <3949E29D.ADB24D8D@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I didn't but I got the same "low resources" msg for MS Word (192 for
On the other side, excel crashes without even starting when displaying
the initial screen (Excel, copy to...., etc...).
"Timothy R. Butler" wrote:
> Has anyone has success at running Outlook 98 on Wine? I tinkered with
> Outlook, and it would start up, but after it asked where my personal folders
> would be located, it would complain about low system resources and quit. I
> doubt this was a problem, I only had X, KDE, and Konsole running (perhaps
> XMMS at first, but I closed it the second time), and RAM looked good (100+
> megs of my 256 were free or buffered). Does WINE try to poorly simulate
> Window's GDI or something?
> While on the subject of emulators, I have a question about the x86
> emulator, VMWare. I noticed VMWare seemed rather sluggish at running
> Windows, especially at refreshing the screen. My system isn't the fasted
> anymore (PII 450), but still it was worse than my 486/100 laptop with
> Windows. Any ideas here?
> Timothy R. Butler Universal Networks
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: rdunph01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:rdunph01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > Behalf Of Rik Dunphy
> > Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2000 7:50 AM
> > To: Stefano Papini
> > Cc: SuSE
> > Subject: Re: [SLE] Windows Emulators
> > Stefano Papini wrote:
> > >
> > > Sorry Sirs,
> > > did you eventually succed in running MS word on wine?
> > > Any hint on this (beside Rik's wine.conf file)?
> > > TIA,
> > >
> > > Stefano
> > >
> > I managed to get Word 95 to run once, but never again. Someone earlier in
> > the discussion mentioned they got Word 97 to run, but he did mention that
> > it rarely crashes, so it must crash still!!
> > In getting applications to run I take a rather long approach. At
> > the moment
> > WINE is not perfect so I leave a paritition open for Windows applications
> > to be installed and run via Windows. Once installed there I can then copy
> > them to my emu directory and run with WINE. Usually this is accompanied by
> > a number of complaints about dll's being missing. I track these down and
> > then install on the emu directory until it works. Although sometimes it
> > never does....
> > Once done I restore the old Windows paritition to it's original state and
> > move on... If the application didn't work on WINE then I usually try to
> > find a native linux version/clone.
> > I'm sure it must be possible to get setup applications to run under WINE
> > but these didn't work on the older version I had. Now that I have the
> > latest, maybe these things work now?! Hopefully will get to give it a go
> > this weekend.
> > RikD
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