[sf-lug] IEs4Linux

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Thu Jan 24 23:28:37 PST 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 23:25 -0800, Tom Haddon wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 18:44 -0800, Alex Kleider wrote:
> > I've followed the steps to install InternetExplorer running under wine
> > as given on the web site. I'm running this under Ubuntu7.10 and
> > followed the 
> > relevant part of the instructions.
> > I'm worried that something is not right:
> > instead of having a browser on my screen with a place near the top to 
> > enter an URL, I seem to be at a MicroSoft IE download site. 
> > I was under the impression that IE had already been downloaded and was 
> > ready to run.
> Hi Alex,
> Do you mean that the you run the script you've downloaded from IES4Linux
> and it pops up something that's then prompting you to download something
> from a Microsoft IE site? My understanding of how the IES4Linux scripts
> runs is that this is correct - it connects to an MS site to download IE,
> and then installs it - what you have downloaded is a script that will
> guide you through that process of installing IE, not IE itself.
> If you could let us know what steps you've taken so far that'd be great.
> Are you typing commands in a terminal (and if so what's the output you
> get) or are you running a command? What are the options you're presented
> with on the MS site? If you can let me know what steps you've taken I'd
> be happy to repeat them here and figure out what to recommend next.

As a follow up to this, this site seems to have pretty in depth step by
step instructions with screenshots, which might be helpful. Let me know
if any of it is useful or doesn't make sense and I'll see if I can


Thanks, Tom

> Cheers, Tom
> > Can anyone who has been through this process advise me as to what is 
> > happenning?
> > alex
> > 
> > 
> > a_kleider at yahoo.com
> > 
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