[Wine] [FAQ] [RFC] How can multiple users share an installed Wine a

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jan 2 10:35:57 CST 2010

Am Samstag, den 02.01.2010, 10:00 -0600 schrieb dimesio:
> Paul Menzel wrote:
> > could you please review the following question and add it to the FAQ
> > [1].
> > 
> > === How can multiple users share an installed Wine application? ===
> > 
> > »Wine is a per-user app; every user has their own Wine Registry, with
> > the list of installed apps for that user.
> > 
> > So one user installing App A is not going to tell the Wine Registry of
> > any other user that App A is installed. The other user will have to
> > install the application as well.« [2]
> > 
> > So this scenario is not officially supported. There are some solutions
> > written down on the WWW as for example for Ubuntu [3].
> Using one wineprefix for multiple users is not supported at present
> because of the risk of registry corruption (bug #11112
> (http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11112)),


> and no, we are not going to point users to outside sites telling them
> how to do things that can trash their wineprefix.

My text was just a suggestion.

> There probably should be an FAQ item explaining this, however, as the
> question does come up from time to time. I'll add it.

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