Wine is cool

Today I wanted to install and play the old and lovely "Commandos" game on my Gentoo Linux laptop. To run Windows applications, I use Wine. I came across several obstacles that I would not have been able to solve all on Windows, but with Wine the solution was just a click away:

Game setup: This application runs on Windows 95 only

Solution: winecfg, change Windows version.

Starting the game: I can not find Direct X 5

Solution: winecfg, enable virtual desktop.

Starting the game: This is the international version of Commandos. Please run the german version on this computer.

Solution: LC_ALL=C wine Commandos.exe.

Written by Christian Weiske.

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