- First, you need to get the latest version of WINE (0.9.49). For this, go to http://www.winehq.org/site/download and follow the instructions for your distribution.
- Install this latest version of WINE, following their directions.
- In the WINE configuration menu (winecfg), turn on "virtual desktop" under default settings for WINE, and then set PAST to run using the global settings. A more elegant way to do this is to call PAST from the command line, by using a command similar to:
wine explorer /desktop=hl,1024x768 c:\whereeverpastis\past.exe
Thursday, November 29, 2007
PAST in Linux
Talk about good timing. In my last post, I lamented the incompatibility of the latest versions of PAST with Linux. Just this morning, Alejo C. Scarano posted a tidy little work-around on the PAST users mailing list. Many thanks to Alejo for sharing this! Here's what to do: