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Old 20th December 2009, 08:30 PM
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How to use winetricks?

I want to play HOI3 using wine and the WINEHQ site says I need to install some plugins using Winetricks. It had a tutorial for Ubuntu but not for fedora. how do I make this work?
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Old 20th December 2009, 08:59 PM
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Should be the same, no? sh winetricks <programname>. At least, that's how I used it to install something or other that needed .net. Then, winetricks downloads some stuff and installs it.

My memory is hazy on this, I may be wrong. If you link to the Ubuntu tutorial, someone can probably state what needs to be, or doesn't need to be, changed.
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Old 20th December 2009, 10:37 PM
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It took me about 2 seconds to find this page using Google. It's all spelled out in the simplest of terms how you get, install and use winetricks.
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Old 11th March 2013, 01:26 AM
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Re: How to use winetricks?

yeah man but that page sucks....i think wine tricks downloads my stuff to a wrong directory.
i know this is the wrong forum for this but i hate wasting my time reading something and it still doent work.

---------- Post added at 11:21 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:14 PM ----------

wine does work good for most the basic programs 7zip fdm,and most any progams but gamingstuff i have gave it a rest. im only thankful for native ones...quakelive anyone?

---------- Post added at 11:26 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:21 PM ----------

winetricks may work but i couldnt see it do nothing for me ,,another distro maybe or the program or my fault,fedora does what i want it to and im pleased to have found this distro!

sorry it may work all together<---- noob here i have put it off to another day though as this is a grey line area.

just drinking and setting back and thankful my amd e-series likes this way better than windows. you are appreciated!

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