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Offline seppalta

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Wine Problem
« on: January 03, 2017, 06:25:46 pm »
New Sparky 4.5.2 Minimal GUI install.  Never had any problem getting wine installed in older versions, but with 4.5.2 get the following:  "wine32:i386 : Depends: libwine:i386 (= 1.8.5-1) but it is not going to be installed".   Apparently an ongoing problem, in general, but have not been able to overcome it this time.  What have I forgotten?

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Re: Wine Problem
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2017, 09:16:36 pm »
Something has been changed I think.

wine32 needs-> libwine:i386-> libfontconfig1:i386-> which can be installed, but wants to remove xserver and installed desktops and apps.
Nothing is easy as it looks.

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Re: Wine Problem
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2017, 12:49:39 pm »
@seppalta, could an upgrade to unstable solve your problem? What do you need wine for anyway?

Or could an upgrade to sid just end in an  ;D situation.
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Re: Wine Problem
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2017, 07:23:52 pm »
@seppalta, could an upgrade to unstable solve your problem? What do you need wine for anyway?
Afraid unstable will bring on more problems than not getting wine installed.  Must be a simpler solution.  Why wine?  Increases "choice".  Lots of nice Wine apps with no corresponding "nice" Linux apps.  "nice" = "simple in application but do the job".  On the other hand, Linux apps have improved and more have become available in the last few years, so I am seriously considering dumping wine, which has always been painful to install on 64-bit and is too heavy.