On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 05:18:33PM +0100, Duncan Lithgow wrote:
> # wine IEXPLORE.EXE
> Also, it may not be in your path, so you may have to give a fully
> qualified windowsified path:
> # wine "c:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/IEXPLORE.EXE" &
> To find out where something is in your wine tree, try:
> find .wine -iname "*.exe" | less
That should have been:
find ~/.wine -iname "*.exe" | less
This version will work even when you aren't in your home
directory. See: "info bash" on tilde expansion for the gory details.
> or variations on that. For more information, "info find".
Fantastic!!! Now it works - I had a feeling it was just me being silly. Next
step: how do i add it to my 'path'?
You don't, since it requires wine. Instead, create an alias. Something
alias IE="wine 'c:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/IEXPLORE.EXE'"
Now you can run Internet Exploder by entering "IE" at the command
If you don't want to look at all the debug output in your term,
alias IE="wine 'c:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/IEXPLORE.EXE' 2>
Again, "info bash" for the gory details. I'll also let you read the
info pages for BASH to figure out how to make an alias permanent.
A lot of what I've just done is mid to entry level shell stuff. See
the several good documents on BASH at the Linux Documentation Project
for more information there.
That's really great - if i can get it working with java then we can get into
our internet banking. That's the last thing we're using windows for (other
Can't help you there. Try the Wine web site or users' list (in that
order). I suspect someone there will know how to do it.
choice - Duncan
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