[Wine] i want to change the default /home/user/.wine
dank at kegel.com
Mon May 12 16:53:51 CDT 2008
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 2:45 PM, looki <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> the program would do it like this
> WINEPREFIX=./windows ./wine/bin/wine ./folder/aprogram.exe
> and i only dont know, if this leads to problems with wine, because the . folder might differ for every user.
I think we need a HOWTO for this, it's going to become common.
WINEPREFIX should be an absolute path pointing to a subdirectory
of the user's home directory named after the product, and starting with a dot.
You should put wine into /opt/productname/wine, and your product into
Then put a symlink in /usr/bin pointing to the script in /opt/productname that
starts the app.
Go install Picasa and see how they did it.
Navicat is another app that does this; I don't think they did as nice a job,
but maybe their script is easier to read for starters. See
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