[pkg-wine-party] [wine] 03/03: Provide wine.desktop as example in wineVERSION.
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Author: Jens Reyer <jre.winesim at gmail.com>
Date: Fri Sep 16 14:05:24 2016 +0200
Provide wine.desktop as example in wineVERSION.
debian/README.debian | 38 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
debian/changelog | 1 +
debian/wineVERSION.examples | 1 +
3 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
diff --git a/debian/README.debian b/debian/README.debian
index 154921c..62d91ed 100644
@@ -160,17 +160,33 @@ shown for Wine Gecko above, just replace gecko with mono.
Automatically Launching Windows Executables
-You can configure Wine to automatically launch Windows executables from the
-command line, for example:
-To configure backend support for that, you'll need to install the wine-binfmt
-package first and then execute:
+You can configure your system to automatically launch Windows executables. But
+this increases the risk of inadvertently launching Windows malware, so please
+make sure that you understand the security risks before blindly setting this
+You can directly launch Windows executables from the command line if the
+executable bit is set, and if they are either in PATH or you specify the path
+to them. To configure backend support for that, you'll need to execute:
+$ sudo apt install wine-binfmt
$ sudo update-binfmts --import wine
-This change increases the risk of inadvertently launching Windows malware, so
-please make sure that you understand the security risks before blindly setting
-To remove the support again execute:
+To remove this backend support again execute:
$ sudo update-binfmts --package wine --remove wine /usr/bin/wine
+You can also make Wine known to your desktop environment. Then you may for
+example in a filebrowser double-click on Windows executables to start them, or
+right-click on them to "Open With Wine Windows Programs Loader". To enable
+support for this execute one of the following commands (both wine and
+wine-development have the same wine.desktop file):
+$ sudo cp /usr/share/doc/wine/examples/wine.desktop \
+$ sudo cp /usr/share/doc/wine-development/examples/wine.desktop \
+To remove this again execute:
+$ sudo rm /usr/share/applications/wine.desktop
+The changes should take effect automatically. If not execute:
+$ sudo apt install desktop-file-utils
+$ sudo update-desktop-database
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index cbb482b..234697e 100644
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ wine-development (1.9.18-2) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* Generate the correct SERVER_PROTOCOL_VERSION (closes: #836911, see also
in stable: #836566).
* Mention the alternatives system in wineVERSION's package description.
+ * Provide wine.desktop as example in wineVERSION.
-- Jens Reyer <jre.winesim at gmail.com> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:12:17 +0200
diff --git a/debian/wineVERSION.examples b/debian/wineVERSION.examples
new file mode 100644
@@ -0,0 +1 @@
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