[Wine] Weird Permission Issues

iamsmrt wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon Nov 29 14:35:07 CST 2010

I'm running 32-bit wine (from the multilib repo on arch) on a 64-bit system and have been trying to install Warcraft 3 and Steam. Steam installed fine but when I tried logging in, I would get the "could not connect to server" error. I couldn't even get warcraft 3 to install, it gave me some error like "GetDef.ins could not be found: unrecognized registry entry." 

After much googling and wine databasing I pretty much gave up but randomly tried wine with sudo priveleges. Ta-da! Everything worked. So I tried adding my user to all the groups that root was in (except root) and installing it as a regular user but no luck, same errors. What could possibly be the issue? I don't really feel like running as root every time I want to play a wine game.

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