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I had to compile wine by hand for a certain patch, but I no longer need it.

So I did a make distclean (guess I should have done a make uninstall from the start, but oh well) and it was still there. The executable sitting in /usr/local/bin/wine

The other executable was sitting in /usr/bin, so I thought simply removing the other one would resolve this issue.

It did not.

Why not? And how do I fix it?

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What exactly is "this issue"? –  grawity Sep 10 '11 at 17:10
    
If fails is command not found while /usr/bin has the binary, it would be a good idea to include the output of echo $PATH in your question. –  nik Sep 10 '11 at 17:28
    
bash: /usr/local/bin/wine: Bestand of map bestaat niet –  skerit Sep 10 '11 at 19:23

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In your $PATH, /usr/local/bin is before /usr/bin. So an unwanted executable in /usr/local/bin will be found first and invoked instead of a wanted executable of the same name in /usr/bin.

As root (use sudo or su) delete the unwanted executable(s) from /usr/local/bin.


Update:

The message

bash: /usr/local/bin/wine: Bestand of map bestaat niet 

Means that a command or a script has explicitly tried to execute wine using the wrong path /usr/local/bin/wine.

If you typed some command foo that produced this message, use which foo to find out where this command is, then use file /full/path/to/foo to find out if it is a script you can edit, delete or replace.

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Yeah, that's the strange thing: I did. It's not there. Else it wouldn't say it couldn't find it, right? It's quite strange. –  skerit Sep 10 '11 at 19:22
    
Some script is explicitly referencing wine by the full (but wrong) path /usr/local/bin/wine. Exactly what command did you type? –  RedGrittyBrick Sep 10 '11 at 20:21

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