[Wine] linux mint

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 15:39:16 CDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 2:55 PM, clpo13 <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> It's some weird problem with the way Blizzard's user agreement is coded. What you need to do is install IEs4Linux so you have browser support in Wine.
> Go to Synaptic and make sure you have the latest versions of wine and cabextract installed.
> Then, open up a terminal and type the following:
> Code:
> wget http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/ies4linux-latest.tar.gz
> tar -zxvf ies4linux-latest.tar.gz
> cd ies4linux-*
> ./ies4linux

winetricks does it in a much less invasive way. Plus, it doesn't
install to its own wineprefix:
$ wget kegel.com/wine/winetricks
$ sh winetricks ie6

> It will bring up the IEs4Linux install page where you can select what versions of IE to install. Just go with 6 unless you want to mess around with the earlier versions. Click OK and it should install. If you have problems getting it to install, try running the last command above as root (
> Code:
> sudo ./ies4linux

No, don't do that. It will mess up your wineprefix's permissions.

> ). It'll give you a warning, but I think you can safely ignore it. I couldn't install it unless I ran it as root.

Then tell ies4linux that it's broken.

> After IEs4Linux is installed, start up the WoW installer. It might tell you the Gecko rendering engine needs to be updated. If so, go ahead and update it. After that, you should be able to click Accept at the EULA page.

Have you filed a bug for this?


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