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== Merge to Wine ==
 
Codeweavers is the corporate backing of Wine, and Wine '''is''' the base code of all Crossover products (plus workarounds and fixes that aren't Wine approved).  Most Crossover employees are Wine developers. Does there ''really'' need to be a separate wiki article? [[User:T1nk3r3r|T1nk3r3r]] ([[User talk:T1nk3r3r|talk]]) 09:47, 31 July 2012 (UTC)
 
: This page is short enough to be merged. You can merge it and redirect this page to new section in [[Wine]]. -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 11:24, 31 July 2012 (UTC)
 
:: Ultimately decided against it.  Despite Wine and Codeweavers being intertwined so tightly, to merge articles may very well make wiki:Wine ''too'' large. Besides, it appears that this can be expanded to include installation hints.  [[User:T1nk3r3r|T1nk3r3r]] ([[User talk:T1nk3r3r|talk]]) 05:42, 24 September 2012 (UTC)
 
  
== What I did ==
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== Installation trial and error ==
 
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    $ wget http://www.codeweavers.com/account/downloads/install-crossover-standard-10.0.0.bin
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    $ sudo sh install-crossover-standard-10.0.0.bin
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accepted license agreement and the standard path (/opt/cxoffice), clicked install, got a python error that went away again, then clicked OK. Then I went into /opt/cxoffice/bin and did
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    sed -i".tmp" 's/env python/env python2/' /opt/cxoffice/bin/*
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and started /opt/cxoffice/cxsetup
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== Arch 64 Section ==
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I found a link that is very helpful to those of us running the 64 bit version. https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=107765
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Also, I'm not sure on the complete meaning of this part of the article:
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''As the above isn't working now because of python3 and perhaps some more issues, it's likely better to install via AUR. One can you a helper such as bauer: bauerbill --aur -S crossover-games replace "/usr/bin/env python" with "/usr/bin/env python2" in the following files in directory cd /opt/cxgames/bin/: cxassocedit cxinstaller cxmenuedit cxmessage cxregister cxreset cxrun cxsetup cxupdatecheck cxwait
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''All should work now.
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I get the main idea, however would somebody who knows more about this be able to add some more clarity?
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== Making PKGBUILD work without deb2targz ==
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I tried to install Crossover Office Pro, but the PKGBUILD includes deb2targz which appears to be out of date now.  I modified the PKGBUILD 10.2.0-1:
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comment out makedepends=('deb2targz') to #makedepends=('deb2targz') <br>
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from:<br>
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build() {<br>
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cd "${srcdir}"<br>
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deb2targz crossover-standard-demo_${pkgver}-1_i386.deb<br>
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tar xf crossover-standard-demo_${pkgver}-1_i386.tar.gz -C "${pkgdir}"<br>
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<br>
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to:
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<br>
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package() {<br>
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cd "${srcdir}"<br>
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ar tv crossover-pro-demo_${pkgver}-1_i386.deb<br>
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bsdtar -C "$pkgdir" -xvf data.tar.gz<br>
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<br>
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and it works a treat.<br>
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Hope this helps someone else.
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Regards,
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Algenon.
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:(Please next time sign your edits in talk pages with {{ic|<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>}} :) )
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:Issues with AUR packages should be reported to their maintainers using the comments in the package pages, in this case I guess [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14187 here].
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:-- [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] 16:56, 15 December 2011 (EST)
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Installation trial and error