[Wine] Wine doesnt show close to all my files/apps...?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 09:32:51 CST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:26 AM, kwisatz <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Definitely a noob here to linux (Eeebuntu / Ubuntu) and using Wine to access some of my items on the WinXP boot...
> I was looking around online and in the documentation but I didnt see anything relating to what I am experiencing, or at least didn't know how to ask the question...
> Basically when I am browsing my C: drive (NTFS partition) I see only 'Program Files' and 'Windows' - none of the other folders or files which are there. Even in going into Program Files I see only 'Common' and 'Internet Explorer'. :/  Does this have to do with NTFS permissions or what am I not doing correctly?
> What I did with Wine is:
> 1) used built-in Add/Remove Apps in Eeebuntu (read: Ubuntu) and added Wine v1.0.1
> 2) Go to Wine > Browse C: = files missing
> 3) Go to Wine > Applications = only 'Notepad' is listed
> Thanks for any help... I've heard a lot about Wine, so I know there just be something I'm missing... especially being new to all this.
The C: you see with wine is not the C: that you boot windows. This is
a hidden folder in your linux partition. DO NOT try to make your C: in
wine point to the real C: that will corrupt your wine and also make
windows non bootable.


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