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Offline Fungajong

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Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« on: April 08, 2017, 03:34:36 AM »
When i search with 'Apps' for wine, it doesn't show anything. No matter if i would choose Search, Provides, tags. I only have found wine in older repos 2.x, 3.x. Why wine suport was dropped? Wine could be crucial for people, who try to migrate from Windows: AAA Games, Adobe' software, etc what linux misses the most.
VirtualBox also haven't been found.

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Re: Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2017, 03:42:25 AM »
extensions are supplied/maintained by the user community

You could pm the maintainer of the wine extension (gutmensch) and request an update for tc-7.x

Is the virtualbox-ose-additions extension in the tc-7.x repo what you are looking for?

Offline Misalf

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Re: Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2017, 04:15:21 AM »
I've built WINE a few times on TC but it's a beast that I don't feel like submitting to the repo as it requires quite some amount of testing to be useful I think.
I have it in my dropbox though. I can PM you the link but your complains won't be heard. ;)
Download a copy and keep it handy: Core book ;)

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Re: Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2017, 06:05:39 PM »
I need VirtualBox, not guest additions.

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Re: Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2017, 08:05:26 PM »
'looks like you might need to compile it yourself?

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Re: Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2017, 09:18:29 PM »
wine posted

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Re: Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2017, 01:33:06 AM »
Thanks a lot Juanito, Wine is *very* nice to have in TC!

Offline JustinCB

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Re: Wine and VBox support in 7.x dropped?
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2017, 06:35:26 AM »
Also wine-gecko.tcz and wine-mono.tcz might be helpful. They download the mono and gecko packages that wine needs(as, for some reason, getting mono and gecko failed with wine; the tcz's pre-download gecko and mono for wine to use). Also, winetricks.tcz for the native windows libraries.