[Wine] Cleaning up a WINE install.
austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 10:01:41 CDT 2008
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 8:53 AM, vitamin <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Llewen wrote:
> > I was installing a game, and I made the mistake of agreeing to install
> > DirectX. I'm guessing this can screw up your WINE. Is there any way to
> > clean up my WINE after doing something like that without having to
> > reinstall all my software?
> > Owen Stairs
> Yes, all Wine files are kept in ~/.wine directory ($HOME/.wine). The only
> exceptions are desktop and menu entries. So to completely cleanup Wine you
> just need to remove the above directory with
> rm -rf ~/.wine
> Wine will recreate it if it does not exists.
> Careful, however, as this will remove all installed software and settings
(in wine, not native linux apps). You can try:
$ wine uninstaller
But it doesn't work too well currently, since other things are more
important to fix.
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