I have a Compaq laptop with an Intel T2370 CPU, which is 64-bit. Most of my applications are installed from the amd64 packages. I installed WINE1.4 yesterday using Software Manager in Linux Mint 13 64-bit w/MATE. Software Manager installed the following packages:
There is a wine-gecko1.4:amd64 in the repository. Why would Software Manager install the i386 front end when an amd64 version is available?