[Wine] Program entries not working

Derek McGowan dmcgowan at deniment.on.ca
Thu Apr 26 14:31:17 CDT 2007

Hi Stephen ...

   the latest versions of Wine have a utility that should create a menu
item for you in KDE - you should upgrade to the latest version of wine,
then re-install your app.


On Thu, 2007-04-26 at 19:23 +0100, Stephen Constantinou wrote:
> Dear All
> After various failed attempts at using Wine I have installed this from 
> the Mandriva 2006 DVD.  I have version “Wine 20050725”.
> I have installed Paint Shop Pro as follows:
> As a user I typed: “Winecfg” and when in the configuration programme I 
> went to the Application tab  > Add Application button > browse to the 
> installation executable: “/mnt/cdrom/autorun.exe” > Open button > Select 
> the Windows version of XP.  Press Close button
> With the Configuration program closed and still as a user I typed:
>       “wine /mnt/cdrom/autorun.exe”
> and followed the installation instructions.
> After installation I managed to run Paint Shop Pro by using File Manager 
> and navigating my way via the hidden directory:
> “/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Jasc Software Inc/Paint Shop Pro 7/PSP.exe”
> which I double clicked.
> I assume I should be able to install an icon somewhere in “Program”. 
> With “Program” running I press File >  New > then put a dot in Progam, 
> Press  OK.  Nothing happens.
> I cannot find anything about this on the 
> http://www.winehq.com/site/docs/wineusr-guide/index tutorial website.
> Any advice on how to make an entry for starting the application without 
> having to navigate my way through File Manager is welcome.
> Thanks
> Stephen
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