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Re: [K12OSN] OT- wine and user accounts

So I take it you are generally running programs don't need to save any
settings in that student_wine folder?


On 2/2/07, Martin Woolley <sysadmin handsworth bham sch uk> wrote:
On Thursday 01 February 2007 20:03, rmcdaniel indata us wrote:
> We are running WINE on our K12LTSP server so that we can serve up some
> applications that only run on Windows.  When I install an application,
> it only shows up for the user account where the installation took
> place.  Is there a way to install an application under WINE that will
> show up for all users?

We achieve this by cheating.  On NFS we have a directory student_wine.  Each
user has a symbolic link .wine in their home dir which points to the
student_wine dir.  Any apps show up for any user, eg to run one application,
the KDE menu item contains
Exec=wine /home/MAUD/ooo/student_wine/drive_c/Program\\

Martin Woolley
ICT Support
Handsworth Grammar School
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