[Wine] Winetricks Paradox

RedWagon wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed Jan 21 17:33:21 CST 2009

Trying to install Office 2007, .Net 2.0 was recommended but doesn't seem to want to install:

verdow at TheOne:~$ sudo chmod +x winetricks
verdow at TheOne:~$ ./winetricks dotnet20
Executing wget -nd -c --read-timeout=300 --retry-connrefused --header Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate http://source.winehq.org/winegecko.php?v=0.1.0
--2009-01-21 18:21:40--  http://source.winehq.org/winegecko.php?v=0.1.0
Resolving source.winehq.org...
Connecting to source.winehq.org||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://surfnet.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/wine/wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab [following]
--2009-01-21 18:21:40--  http://surfnet.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/wine/wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab
Resolving surfnet.dl.sourceforge.net...
Connecting to surfnet.dl.sourceforge.net||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 5746895 (5.5M) [application/x-cab]
wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab: Permission denied
Cannot write to `wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab' (Permission denied).
Note: command 'wget -nd -c --read-timeout=300 --retry-connrefused --header Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate http://source.winehq.org/winegecko.php?v=0.1.0' returned status 1.  Aborting.
verdow at TheOne:~$ sudo !!
sudo ./winetricks dotnet20
wine: /home/verdow/.wine is not owned by you
wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string
verdow at TheOne:~$

...also this is what the GUI looks like for me:
[Image: http://www.verdow.com/failGUI.png ]

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