subject: Wine and Games under Linux

Michael Torrie torriem at
Thu Feb 21 09:30:45 MST 2013

On 02/21/2013 08:29 AM, Todd Millecam wrote:
> It technically works, and it'll even install games.  However, you have to
> do some exotic things to get most of them to work.  Mostly, you have to
> install DirectX under wine, and then ensure that it's included in your wine
> path.  Even this is kinda hit-or-miss.

Actually DirectX support is built into wine now.

Seems like wine's main purpose in life right now is to run games.  At
least going by the changelog.  Be sure to check the wine application
database to see how wine is doing at running the games you want to play.

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