[Wine] Can't Open

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 10:30:37 CST 2009

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 7:58 AM, James Mckenzie
<jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> jallp82 <wineforum-user at winehq.org>
>>Sent: Feb 5, 2009 12:45 AM
>>To: wine-users at winehq.org
>>Subject: [Wine]  Can't Open "C:\" Drive
>>I am using Xubuntu 8.04 64bit.  When I click the link to view the "C:\" drive it gives me error "The URL "~/.wine/drive_c" is not supported."  I'm trying to uninstall my attempted install of Windows Media Player 10 but it doesn't show up in the Uninstall Wine Software program.  So just want to go in and delete it manually.  I am fairly new to Linux.
> The uninstall process is simple, delete the user space Wine directory structure.
> [code]
> rm -rf $HOME/.wine
> wine notepad
> [/code]
> If you have other programs installed, removing Windows Media Player is much more complicated as it installs as a Windows Process.  Thank Microsoft for that decision.

Removing ~/.wine will work as well for this. I think you meant that
uninstalling WMP but leaving other apps will be more complicated,
which is true. That's why you should always use separate prefixes for
each app ;-).


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