[Wine] Re: winetricks won't open from terminal

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Jun 12 16:08:51 CDT 2012

holmesmr wrote:
> mike at mike-Inspiron-N4010:~$ winetricks
> ------------------------------------------------------
> wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned unexpanded string '%ProgramFiles%' ... can be caused a corrupt wineprefix, an old wine, or by not owning /home/mike/.wine
> ------------------------------------------------------
> mike at mike-Inspiron-N4010:~$ 

The terminal gave you three possible reasons; figure out which one it is. Delete the wineprefix, upgrade to the latest development release if you're not already using it, and reinstall your apps as a normal user (never run Wine as root).

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