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Best way to run WINE on OS X?

What is it? (I know, oh so subjective.) So let's make that, what's the most effective and pain free way to do it? I realize those may be contradictory conditions.
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Installing wine with homebrew

So, I am running a bit of a different install. Here's the background: I have installed wine before with MacPorts. Later, I decided to install homebrew. Then, wine didn't work so I tried brew install ...
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How would I go about making a stand alone app on my dock to open a game using a terminal command?

I have a game that they never released for mac, and I installed the game using WINE, the install itself was flawless, but every time I want to play it, I'm forced to open Terminal and run cd ...
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How can I test with Internet Explorer while on my Mac?

I work on a Mac, but most of my users are on Windows. What's an easy way to test my websites in IE 7, 8, & 9? Wine seems kinda buggy and unfriendly.
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Is X11 installed by default on Mac OS X?

I'm asking this because I'm considering distributing a commercial Windows application to mac users. The application would run in WINE, but WINE depends on X11. I've read that X11 is installed by ...
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Why is Wine X11 not creating a window on my Mac?

I have the wine software on my mac and I have a little problem here: I try running my windows executable and I get this error in the console: Application tried to create a window, but no driver ...
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Is it legal to use WINE to play PC games on Mac?

I've always been a Mac fan and the way game developers treat Mac users is just sad. No big games (with the exception of Portal 2 and Starcraft 2) have been released for Mac this far. I've always ...
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Install wine via Homebrew: Problem with zlib [closed]

I've got a problem with my installation of wine. (OS 10.8.2, XCode 4.5.2) With the information I found, I already fixed a few errors, but now I'm stuck on a missing component called 'zlib' and I ...
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Having issues getting Wine installed on my mac (Lion)

I'm following this guide: http://www.davidbaumgold.com/tutorials/wine-mac/#part-1 I've attached my main.log file, but this is the error I get: ct-MacBook-Air:~ user$ sudo port install wine ---> ...
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How do I fix enourmous CPU usage & temperature on MacBook Air when trying to install Wine?

I have a 2012 MacBook Air Intel Core i5 8 GB memory (Mountain Lion). I am trying to install Wine through MacPorts, but after about a minute of building Wine, CPU usage rapidly rises into the 90s, and ...
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Steam not installing in wine in 10.8

I have a problem with Wine and Steam on my Mac. I recently updated to 10.8. When I had Lion Wine and Steam worked perfectly, but because of some problems I had to re-install Wine. The thing is, now ...
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WinOnX how to install DirectX

I want to play a cool game called Just Cause 2. I have a copy, but there is a problem because it needs DirectX 11. Anybody knows how I can install that DirectX? Because I think it's only for Windows, ...
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Winebottler's IE 7 looks different to my PC's IE 7

I've been testing my new site on my PC's IE 7 (actually IE 8 in 'IE 7 mode'), and yesterday I installed WineBottler's 'IE 7'. Testing across both, WInebottler's IE 7 looks significantly older, and ...
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Wine on Mac via Homebrew

I installed a Windows application on my Mac after successfully installing Wine via Homebrew. The application runs and seems to function correctly except that all of my data is missing. I get the ...
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How do I run BeyondCompare in X11 as root?

I used WineBottler to install Beyond Compare on my Mac. It runs within an X11 environment. (It works great, by the way.) But it cannot access many folders to which my user account does not have ...
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Make Wine app the default opener

I have Notepad which I open with "Wine". I want to do that when I want to open file .txt, it will be opened by Wine Notepad. How can I do that?
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Is it possible to tune OS X so it will execute exe files without having to prefix the command line with wine?

I'm writing cross-platform scripts that are executing utilities and some of them are windows executables. I would like to find a solution that would not require me to prepend the command line with ...
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Using Wine to open Windows .exe

I apologize for repeating my question, but it was suggested that I ask it on this StackExchange site instead of stackoverflow: Original post: I have created a simple .NET 4.5 Entity Framework ...
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installing older version of wine on Mavericks from tar.bz2 file

I remember that a program I desperately need to use stopped working after I updated wine. The last version I remember it worked perfectly on is the very version 1.5.8, which I have downloaded from ...
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Can I make a standalone *.app using CrossOver's bottles?

Is it possible or is there a way to make a standalone *.app for a CrossOver bottle? Pretty much what WineSkin does. Only, instead of using WineSkin, I want to utilize CrossOver's Performance Enhanced ...
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Wine missing libncurses.5.4.dylib

When I launch winecfg or some other executables, I get this terminal output- Wine cannot find the ncurses library (libncurses.5.4.dylib). It does not prevent programs from running, but it's just ...
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Keyboard shortcut using 'Mac Driver' in WINE

I would like to map the Command key to the Control key but, have it affective only while running a WINE application using the new 'Mac Driver', not X11. I tried a registry edit but, I don't know what ...
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Force constant refreshing of WINE window

I'm trying to run Imperialism 2 on Crossover (WINE), in virtual desktop mode. The game nearly works except that the screen doesn't update. What I mean by this is that the WINE window is initially ...
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Can't run brew install wine

This is part of brew output ==> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/sane-backends/1.0.23 --localstatedir= ==> make ==> make install Warning: Could not link sane-backends. Unlinking... ...
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building wine on mac

I'm not really a big fan of macports or any package manager that exists for Mac; Im more of a compile from source guy. Has anyone here tried compiling wine for OSX so that I can execute exe files on ...
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Error installing Wine on 10.6.8

I was installing Wine on 10.6.8 and got this error: Error: Target org.macports.configure returned: configure failure: shell command failed (see log for details) Error: Failed to install expat Log ...
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How to use an older version of Wine in CrossOver?

I have a game that seems to be having issues with the latest version of Wine but was working well on a previous one. How do I set CrossOver to use an older version of Wine just for that one bottle ...
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Wineskin FL Studio 10.0.9 latency

Has anyone used the FL Studio on Mac? I used WineSkin to install it and it has a latency when I am using the Keyboard. I noticed that FL Studio shows that its using 0 RAM. Maybe thats cause Wineskin ...
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Where does winetricks install stuff

Where does winetricks install packages? I installed steam using the command 'winetricks steam' and I couldn't find it in ~/.wine/drive_c or just anywhere in ~/.wine
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Disabling, or at least un-preferring, stretched resolutions

I'm trying to play a game (currently “Fallout 2” from GOG) that runs at full-screen in 640×480 (which is a 4:3 aspect ratio). Small problem: My monitor is 1366×768 (16:9). I want to run this game in ...
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How to play .exe type video streamer on mac os

I have installed wine but the app but it doesn't seems to be working. It's a cn type of movie player, doesn't seems to stream output video. Any idea how to fix this?
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How to install WINE to support multiple users

I have installed WINE using the instructions at the WineHQ Wiki and was able to successfully run an install of a Windows application for my admin user. Buoyed by my success I thought I would try to ...
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Installing wine with osxwinebuilder

I try to install wine with osxwinebuilder. When I do, I get the following error: ... checking if ccache g++ supports -c -o file.o... yes checking if ccache g++ supports -c -o file.o... (cached) yes ...
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Installation of Wine via MacPorts not working with 10.8 and XCode 4.4

I had installed wine on my computer with then 10.7.4. It worked perfectly. Then I updated to 10.8 and wine did not work, so I uninstalled wine and macports. It gave me an error that winetricks (I ...
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BF2 via CrossOver “@” problem

I've installed BF2 with CrossOver, and so far it's working. Now I like to play online but I can't login with my e-mail because of the "@" Does anyone know how to type the "@"? Can't find it... ...
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Show windows program icons (.exe) in Mac OS X Lion?

I'm using wine to run windows programs on OS X, however it would like to be able to see the icons of the programs. I remember that I had something that did this on Snow Leopard, but I can't remember ...
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How can I use iTunes with Debian?

Wine fired a lot of errors at least with Ubuntu last time -- and also with Debian, below a picture. Is there any way of using iTunes with *ix -systems? Look I have iPad and I am unable to use it ...