[Wine] Re: Linux Noob Trying to Run Civ 4

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon Jul 28 10:44:39 CDT 2008

Jonline wrote:
> Hi, After a devastating viral attack on in XP, I've moved to Ununtu- I love it. I also love Civilization 4, and I'm having a hard time getting it to run. 
> 1.  I can't get the installers to run. If I run setup.exe, I am allowed to choose my install language whereupon I recieve this error:

Could be this bug: http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12387

The AppDB reports for version 3.17 have some tips on how to get it working: 

> 2. I have tried copying the installed folders from my Program Files/Firaxis Games/Civilization 4 directory into the .wine/Programs directory, but I get an XML parser error. 

The AppDB entry for version 3.13 has some tips for dealing with that (scroll down to Known Issues): 

> I have also tried to run it from my actual window's directory,

Don't do that.

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