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I have successfully installed Wine to my laptop (it's a dinosaur from 2006 with 1 gig of RAM), and although I only use it because I am so poor that I can't afford a new laptop, I have a very interesting problem whenever I try to use Wine to do anything except the default of running NotePad.exe which comes with Wine:

Everytime I try to run Firefox.exe, Wine fails to execute it, I get an error message like this: image

So as you can see, it's really difficult to troubleshoot this sort of problem (granted I am a noob and basically don't know what I am doing), so I am not sure if it's a Lubuntu issue or if it's a Firefox issue.

I do know, however, that I can run the Firefox that comes with Lubuntu as the default web browser, which you'll see in the picture I am using to post this question.

Thoughts, ideas, comments -- anything is appreciated.

  • Why are you trying to run Firefox from inside Wine? It should be installed already, if it isn't you should be able to from Software Centre or by running sudo apt-get install firefox :-s – Wilf Jan 5 '14 at 23:14
  • Of course I have Firefox for Linux, but what I wanted to test out Wine with something and Firefox seemed the easiest. – JakeDiFebo Jan 6 '14 at 16:49

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