write permissions - chapter 2

John Freed john at integrita.com
Sun Nov 25 01:13:22 CST 2001

Presuming in the first sentence you meant "MS Word and Excel", I'll say
"Good Luck." As an earlier reply here noted, Microsoft has booby-trapped
its own programs to refuse to run except under a Microsoft-branded OS.

You might want to look into a Linux-based alternative like OpenOffice.org.

John Freed

dan wrote:

> hello all,
> I have been trying to run MS Windows and Excel under wine. They are 
> about the only two remaining dependent Windoz apps
> The error they produce relates to write permissions. However that does 
> not seem to be the root issue. Other apps, such as Notepad, seem to be 
> able to write without issue.
> What is currently required in way of wine config to satisfy Word and Excel?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dan

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