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RE: [K12OSN] OT- wine and user accounts

Thanks Barry.

I came across a little information on getting this to work on the Wine


I will give this a shot tomorrow and see if this does the job.  I am a
little hard headed at times, will probably end up with Xover Office
before it's said and done.


Ronald R. McDaniel
Conecuh County Schools
rmcdaniel indata us

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [K12OSN] OT- wine and user accounts
> From: Barry Cisna <brcisna eazylivin net>
> Date: Thu, February 01, 2007 8:05 pm
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Hi Ron,
>  I never could figure out how to install Windows Apps through Wine,to show
> up system wide. With Crossover Office Pro you can do just that. Its not
> very costly,cant remember the cost now for Xover Office ? It gives you
> the option to install the app for one user only, or system wide. You may
> want to check into this. I dont think Ive run across an app that wouldnt
> install correctly with Xover Office. I wanted to just use Wine myself but
> run into the very hangup you are running into making the apps system
> wide,,rather than per user. Crossover Office actually installs the apps
> in the opt directory rather than the users home folder,I think is how it
> works around the "only per user" install. It creates a Start Menu entry
> "Windows Applications, with whatever sub directories of the Apps you
> install via Xover Office.
> BTW: You can have both Xover Office and Wine installed as well. Just an FYI.
> I'm guessing someone on the list here can post a cludge on how to make
> "all users" see an app installed via Wine,maybe?
> This doesnt help much, I know:)..
> Barry Cisna
> westcentral school
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