[Wine] Can't figure out how to put wineprefixes on an NTFS drive

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 19 20:34:08 CDT 2010

  On 9/19/10 5:42 PM, Kaisa wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm still a bit new to Linux and Wine, so please bear with me if this is a stupid question.
> I've been putting all my windows applications in their own wineprefixes, and now I thought I'd put some of them in my data partition, because there's always lots of free space there and many of my games take a lot of space.
> But when I try to create a new wineprefix on my data partition, Wine suddenly doesn't like it. It gives me the following error message, if I try to do anything after setting the $WINEPREFIX:
> wine: /mnt/ntfs/.wineprefixes/foo is not owned by you
It is not totally possible to use NTFS partitions with Wine (at least 
the last time I checked, this is always subject to change.)  Wine does 
support FAT and EXT partition types.

James McKenzie

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