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persistent wineserver

Post by Potter » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:08 am

This point from wiki/faq is interesting for me, as I have an autorun calendar program that saves its changes when system is shut down. Now - without persistence - it forgets all changes that were made and I have to save manually.

I tried to make persistent from .bashrc with:
. /opt/wine-stable/bin/wineserver
but it says 'cannot execute'. I suppose we need root rights? Where to put this command? Sorry it is half way linux issue, I know.

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Re: persistent wineserver

Post by Bob Wya » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:54 am

Potter wrote:This point from wiki/faq is interesting for me, as I have an autorun calendar program that saves its changes when system is shut down. Now - without persistence - it forgets all changes that were made and I have to save manually.

I tried to make persistent from .bashrc with:

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. /opt/wine-stable/bin/wineserver
but it says 'cannot execute'. I suppose we need root rights? Where to put this command? Sorry it is half way linux issue, I know.
You should never run Wine as root, see: WineHQ FAQ : 6.2 Should I run Wine as root?

The . (in your line above) is the same as the shell source command and is used to load a secondary text-based shell script. See: Source command.

wineserver is a compiled ELF, native Linux binary file:

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file /opt/wine-stable/bin/wineserver

/opt/wine-stable/bin/wineserver: ELF 64-bit LSB shared object, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, interpreter /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2, for GNU/Linux 3.2.0, BuildID[sha1]=55cfefcb240a41facdc24b46ae4df983701791dc, stripped
Not a shell script.

You would want something like:

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~/.bashrc

/opt/wine-stable/bin/wineserver -p
Also, in future, please use the WineHQ forum Code tags:

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for blocks of terminal commands and output.

Bob

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Re: persistent wineserver

Post by Potter » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:41 am

Thank You. I will try that in .bashrc

I see I have mixed the functions in editor. Sorry for that: code is code and quote is quote! :-)

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