Can my WINE program write to files in /usr directory?

John Found johnfound at
Tue May 13 13:13:52 CDT 2014

On Tue, 13 May 2014 12:54:26 -0500
Andrew Eikum <aeikum at> wrote:

> Why? Unless you know what you're doing, only your package manager
> should be touching files in </usr>.

I don't want to use the package manager. From my program I want (on user request) to create or delete .desktop file in "/usr/share/applications" directory. (of course only when running in Linux, in Windows the program will create start menu shortcuts).

-- <johnfound at>

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