[Wine] After uninstalling and reinstalling, no Wine folders

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 12:32:53 CST 2007

Have you tried running
$ winecfg


On Nov 30, 2007 11:18 AM, Eric Weir <eeweir at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Originally installed Wine [9.33] from the Ubuntu repository. After
> adding the WineHQ repository, I was upgraded to 9.49. Since it was an
> upgrade, the folders installed by 9.33 were retained in place of those
> 9.49 would have installed if it were the first installation.
> I decided to make my installation more "up-to-date" by uninstalling and
> reinstalling. I've uninstalled and reinstalled twice now, and each time
> the only thing in the /.wine folder is two registry files -- no Windows
> folders, no drive-c. Of course, when I try to run Wine, it fails. What's
> going on? What can I do?
> On inspecting the registry files, it appears that Wine installed, or
> attempted to install, Windows NT. I don't want NT. I want 98, since that
> is what the applications I want to install ran in on my Windows system.
> Again, what's going on? What can I do?
> Thanks,
> Eric Weir
> Decatur, GA
> eeweir at bellsouth.net
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