[Wine] Re: Wine 0.9.9 Odd Start Default

Daniel Skorka skorka at gmx.net
Mon Mar 19 00:47:45 CDT 2007

glgxg <glgxg at mfire.com.invalid> wrote:
> I am running Wine 0.9.9 on Ubuntu 6.061 LTS (Dapper) and have an odd
> startup situation.
> If I use the file browser to attempt to start a windows program
> (installed or not) by double clicking in the file browser (Nautilus
> 2.14.3) using wine the program will not start and instead one of my
> other program (UltraVNC) will start instead.
> If however I create a desktop link to the program the program will start
> just fine. Further, if I run the program from the terminal from the
> directory that it is located in, i.e., wine someprogram.exe the program
> runs fine. Examples of desktop launcher property links that do work:
> wine /home/user/.UltraVNC/tabbed_vncviewer_129.exe
> wine "Z:\home\user\.wine\drive_c\Program Files\Blighty Design\spade.exe"
> Is there some default wine configuration file that can be looked
> at/edited to clear the browser start from defaulting to UltraVNC?

This is not related to wine. wine does not have a configuration file
which tells Nautilus (or anybody for that matter) how to execute
windows binaries. The configuration is done inside Nautilus, and is
obviously messed up. Read the Nautilus documentation.


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