[Wine] Error when openning MS Office files (*.doc, *.xls, *.ppt)

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Sat Aug 21 20:22:21 CDT 2010

chris_pi wrote:
> Error when openning MS Office files (*.doc, *.xls, *.ppt)
> (Wine 1.0.1 and Wine 1.1.42, Ubuntu 10.04)
> --
> Hello, 
> I get this error when I try to open MSOffice 2003 files (like *.doc or *.xls or *.ppt): 
> "The file '/home/blabla/Doc1.doc' is not marked as executable.  If this was downloaded or copied form an untrusted source, it may be dangerous to run.  For more details, read about the executable bit."
You are trying:

wine <filename>

That will not work.

You should try wine start <filename>

Also, you should really upgrade to Wine 1.2 or even 1.3.1.  Bugs 
submitted, except regressions, will be closed as we are no longer 
accepting bug reports for the older versions of Wine.

James McKenzie

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