[Wine] Re: Easily changing directory where program files should be inst
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Jan 2 12:27:46 CST 2010
Paul Menzel wrote:
> Do all of the listed applications support setting the ProgramFiles
> directory in a using a graphical interface?
AFAIK, none of them support changing only the Program Files directory (rather than the whole wineprefix). But I could be wrong.
> Can you recommend one?
The only third party app that I use is winetricks, which is a CLI tool designed for developers, but useful for users, too.
Of GUI apps, I can tell you that Codeweavers is the main support of the Wine Project, so if you purchase Crossover, you are helping to support Wine. They also have their own well-developed support system, which seems not to be the case with some of the other third party apps on the list.
> Thanks, but does it use more resources?
Yes, of course, since each wineprefix will take up disk space, even with no apps installed.
> That is true, indeed, but very cumbersome and most users do not care to change it
It is the exact same thing they would have to do in Windows.
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