Good afternoon,

Wine 3.0 (32 and 64 bit) installed successfully from Ubuntu repository using Synaptic Package Manager.

System Lubuntu 18.04

Den-Linux-MS-7252:~$ free -h total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 7.7G 571M 6.4G 65M 754M 6.9G Swap: 4.0G 0B 4.0G

john@Den-Linux-MS-7252:~$ sudo swapon --show NAME TYPE SIZE USED PRIO /swapfile file 4G 0B -2

Windows Program (Guitaropolis) for Win 3.1, 3.11 or 95; MAC OS 7.1+

When I try and run the program I get the following error: "This program requires at least 3MB of free virtual memory to run"

Checking System Profiler shows: SwapFree - Free Virtual Memory - 4194300KiB (or 3.999+MB if my math is correct) which exceeds the 3MB requirement in the error msg.

Any suggestions on where I hung a right at 3rd base and/or how to overcome this obstacle will be most appreciated, thanks in advance...


  • The "free virtual memory" the old software is asking has nothing to do with swap. – GabrielaGarcia Nov 5 '18 at 0:26
  • Thank you Gabriela for your feedback. Perhaps you could enlighten me on exactly what step I may need to take to ensure there is over 3M of "Free Virtual Memory" available. – jwsarge2 Nov 5 '18 at 18:11
  • I'm not sure. Currently I use Steam only. If I were to guess it's either a software that doesn't run with Wine or the Wine settings need something like Win95 (or Win98) and not sure if it can emulate those. Or perhaps you can also adjust the "Windows virtual memory" somewhere. Google didn't help much but this seems to be a similar situation: forum.winehq.org/viewtopic.php?t=30440&p=115436 – GabrielaGarcia Nov 5 '18 at 18:22
  • Thanks again Gabriela, appreciate the background. This issue may be a little over my head. I'll do some more research in Wine, hopefully someone will be able to resolve the issue. – jwsarge2 Nov 5 '18 at 18:33
  • It is a little over my head too :( – GabrielaGarcia Nov 5 '18 at 18:38

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