[Wine] How well is Chrome working in 1.1.9?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 12:35:34 CST 2008

2008/11/22 Usurp <wineforum-user at winehq.org>:
> David Gerard wrote:

>> I just tried installing Chrome, using the Google stub installer (which
>> downloads the rest of the app). It gave an Error 0x80070057, which is
>> apparently a Windows Installer error - often caused by firewalls or
>> proxies, except this is at home on DSL, with only NAT between me and
>> the big wide Internet. This is on Kubuntu 8.10. Anyone having this
>> work better?

> Its better to use chromium snapshots to avoid the installer problem.
> Go to http://build.chromium.org/buildbot/snapshots/chromium-rel-xp/ and grab the last chrome-win32.zip.
> unzip it and run it like this :
> Code:
> wine chrome.exe --no-sandbox --new-http

I tried that, it starts, some of the text rendering is a bit wrong,
and I can't actually browse anywhere ... which is pretty much what it
was doing whenever I've tried it over the past several weeks.

- d.

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