[Wine] Games 'dissappear' after installing in wine...

Martin Gregorie martin at gregorie.org
Tue Aug 10 09:49:37 CDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 08:59 -0500, dimesio wrote:
> Martin Gregorie wrote:
> >  If you run a program with 'sudo' it gets elevated privileges but will
> > still run in your login, so try running the installer this way:
> > 
> > 	sudo wine setup.exe
> > 
> DO NOT DO THIS. It will break the permissions in your ~/.wine folder. 
> http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-96bebfa287b4288974de0df23351f278b0d41014
Apologies. I was thinking of solving CD access problems, not of its
effect on the .wine folder though 'sudo chown -R me.mygroup .wine' and
'chmod -R perms .wine' can do wonders when it comes to fixing file and
directory permissions.


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