[Wine] Install shield error 5006 : 0x8000ffff

Reece Dunn msclrhd at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 26 09:18:47 CDT 2010

On 26 September 2010 15:14, DaVince <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Instead of inelegant, one could argue that using a Wineprefix is unwieldy; you'd become unable to install and run the software from any graphical file browser, and you'd have to type in more in the terminal.
> While the Wineprefix is useful, perhaps some effort should go into Wine having a system that allows you to set a default prefix or change prefixes per application run, like in Winecfg.

The *.desktop files that get placed on the desktop use the correct
prefix, so all you have to do is double-click on them.

I think the prefix-per-application approach is rather elegant. It
keeps everything separate and self-contained.

- Reece

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