Jan 28, 2012

Wine on OpenIndiana - LiberOffice ok, Skype fails :-(

Because of the current step on trying to get LibreOffice to OpenIndiana,
I read in a mailing list about using LibreOffice 3.5rc2 on wine.

The wine Package itself is in the repository sfe-encumbred
( http://pkg.openindiana.org/sfe-encumbered/ ).


Wine needs also the gecko engine for html rendering.

The simple commands were:
$ wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine_gecko-1.4-x86.msi
$ sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/wine/gecko
$ sudo mv wine_gecko-1.4-x86.msi /usr/share/wine/gecko/
 
from http://wiki.winehq.org/Gecko 

LibreOffice is from the link embedded in the mailinglist entry.

It is a msi package, which has to be installed with 

wine msiexec /i xyz.msi

I also tried Skype, but the latest version has hugh problems and does
not start.

LibreOffice works so far.

But with proxies I have problems.