[Wine] How to reset Wine

perryh at pluto.rain.com perryh at pluto.rain.com
Sat Oct 30 17:07:24 CDT 2010

"motub" <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:

> Wine is absolutely not meant to be run as root, and doing so
> breaks things ...

This keeps coming up.  Perhaps _installing_ wine (which is properly
done as root) should create an empty, read-only _file_ /root/.wine,
so that any subsequent attempt to _run_ wine as root would fail
because the prefix directory doesn't exist and can't be created.
Granted this can't prevent running as root by specifying a different

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