[Wine] Internet Explorer

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 12:38:58 CDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 12:30 PM, gandalf458<wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I have, I think, successfully installed Wine 1.0.1 on Ubuntu 9.04. Notepad seems to work and  I managed to install an app although I uninstalled it again as the app didn't run. However, if I browse the c: drive  and go to Program Files > Internet Explorer and try to run iexplore.exe all I get is a window with just Wine Internet Explorer in the window but no IE. Am I missing something?

Wine doesn't bundle internet explorer...that's microsoft's software.
Wine Internet Explorer is based on Mozilla gecko code, and is used by
apps that use IE for rendering.

If you need 'real' ie, use winetricks to install it, though it's not
really supported.


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