[Wine] Newbie Question

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Wed Apr 16 17:46:35 CDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 3:34 PM, Jem <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Installed the current Wine release under Ubuntu 7.10 32 Bit. I cannot see how to actually install a Windows application correctly. Sorry, I just can't find out how to do it - I want to run the .exe installation file for a program called ConvertXtoDVD.

You may be in luck, the appdb says that app works:

You should be able to run the .exe by double-clicking on it.
See  http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ

>  I also (through mucking about and not asking first) totally messed up the Wine application, removed it 'completely' via the Package Manager, but when I re-install it's remembered all my erroneous settings. How can I get back to 'Square 1'?

Delete your .wine directory.
e.g. get a terminal window, then type
  rm -rf ~/.wine

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