[Wine] Re: Exploring Folders

Rein Klazes wijn at wanadoo.nl
Mon Oct 10 13:18:11 CDT 2005

On Mon, 10 Oct 2005 11:00:00 +1000, in gmane.comp.emulators.wine.user
you wrote:

>I have also tried using launching a Linux equivillent (Naultilus on the particular system we are testing on Slackware) but it does not launch, I assume as it is a Linux program not a Win32 program.
>Can anyone suggest a simple work around. I know we could create a dialogue and work around that way, but my boxx wants a simple way to preferably use an external application using say ShellExecute.
>It there a way to launch a Linux application from a Win32 application running via Wine. If so I could just try running some of the common browsing applications, like Nautilus.

Wine happily launches Linux app's. I can launch nautilus by double
clicking in winefile.
Wine must be able to find it, so it must be on a simulated dos drive (
the default Z: is enough) and if you don't want to hard code the path
add it to the Wine PATH.

I am not sure, but ShellExecute may not like an executable without a
(known) extension (.exe, .com etc) and start looking for nautilus.exe or


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