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    Hello from S W Scotland

    Thank you. After seeing it mentioned elsewhere on the forum I made a Ventnoy USB drive to facilitate playing with different distros and will eventually gravitate to whichever one suits me best. Ubuntu 20.04 seems perfectly fine for my needs just now but I'll have fun playing with some others.
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    @f33dm3bits Ok, thanks for the explanation. I can confirm Wine is now up and running here :D:cool: so all's good... Mostly. I tried that command but no joy I'm afraid. I'll post a separate thread later.
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    @f33dm3bits if you have time soon would you be able to let me know briefly what was the issue preventing Wine from installing? If I run into the same situation after installing Ubuntu permanently on my machine I'd like to be able to rectify it as with as little fuss as possible. Er, ok... maybe...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    It looks like it yes but maybe another problem has appeared in the process - See above re Ubuntu Software. Will have to investigate that another time though. Thanks again
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    Unpacking libmysqlclient21:i386 (8.0.22-0ubuntu0.20.04.2) ... Selecting previously unselected package libodbc1:i386. Preparing to unpack .../205-libodbc1_2.3.6-0.1build1_i386.deb ... Unpacking libodbc1:i386 (2.3.6-0.1build1) ... Selecting previously unselected package libodbc1:amd64. Preparing...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    Preparing to unpack .../090-libusb-1.0-0_2%3a1.0.23-2build1_i386.deb ... Unpacking libusb-1.0-0:i386 (2:1.0.23-2build1) ... Selecting previously unselected package libgphoto2-port12:i386. Preparing to unpack .../091-libgphoto2-port12_2.5.25-0ubuntu0.1_i386.deb ... Unpacking...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    Preconfiguring packages ... Selecting previously unselected package libaom0:i386. (Reading database ... 224804 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../000-libaom0_1.0.0.errata1-3build1_i386.deb ... Unpacking libaom0:i386 (1.0.0.errata1-3build1) ... Selecting...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    Get:1 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu focal/main i386 wine-stable-i386 i386 5.0.3~focal [66.1 MB] Get:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS _Focal Fossa_ - Release amd64 (20200731) focal/main i386 libdrm2 i386 2.4.101-2 [35.5 kB] Get:3 cdrom://Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS _Focal Fossa_ - Release amd64...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    Quite a lot :) [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libfprint-2-tod1 Use 'sudo apt...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    That's looking good now. Will post up the output in a while :)
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    Box ticked and then ran the command... Lots going on [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS _Focal Fossa_ - Release amd64 (20200731) focal InRelease Hit:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS _Focal Fossa_ - Release amd64 (20200731) focal Release Hit:3...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install libopenal1:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package libopenal1:i386 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    That's not giving much at all... [email protected]:~$ dpkg --print-foreign-architectures i386 [email protected]:~$
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    [email protected]:~$ apt-cache search wine-stable-i386 wine-stable-i386 - WINE Is Not An Emulator - runs MS Windows programs [email protected]:~$ [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install wine-stable-i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install winehq-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    I'm sitting in front of the laptop and the suggestion came up on the thread. Sorry, I'll concentrate on getting Wine installed for now :)
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS _Focal Fossa_ - Release amd64 (20200731) focal InRelease Hit:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS _Focal Fossa_ - Release amd64 (20200731) focal Release Hit:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:4...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    Added Canonical to sources The libfaudio install still fails [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install libfaudio0 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package libfaudio0 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean...
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    The entry relating to focal main (source code) has reappeared since I edited the list earlier today. See below; [email protected]:~$ dpkg --list | grep wine [email protected]:~$ That's all the output I got
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    Difficulty installing Wine

    I appreciate very much all the responses up to now. I've had time today to play around a bit more but sadly still having no joy. After navigating to Software & Updates and selecting the other software tab I edited the sources list accordingly Leaving and upon hitting the close...
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