install programs into wine

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 14:57:19 UTC 2017


On 3 February 2017 at 14:32, Bill <bstanle at wowway.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 02/03/2017 03:40 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>>
>> On 3 February 2017 at 01:29, Bill <bstanle at wowway.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> ...
>>> bill at aragorn ~/Downloads/DAZ-Studio-Windows $ ls
>>>
>>> 14812_GenesisStarterEssentials_1.3_trx.exe DAZStudio_4.5.0.114_Win64.exe
>>> DAZStudio_4.5.0.114_Win32.exe Installation-Guide-Windows.pdf
>>>
>>>
>>> bill at aragorn ~/Downloads/DAZ-Studio-Windows $
>>> DAZStudio_4.5.0.114_Win32.exe
>>> DAZStudio_4.5.0.114_Win32.exe: command not found
>>
>> To run a command in the current directory you need to put ./ on the
>> front (this is because for commands it looks in the PATH and the
>> current directory is not in the path), so you need
>> ./DAZStudio_4.5.0.114_Win32.exe
>> I think it is better to use
>>
>> wine DAZStudio_4.5.0.114_Win32.exe
>
>
> WS=> That is hat I am trying to install.  Installing the 64 bit version
> seems to be a bit more complicated.

The point is that you were trying to install it by running the exe
file itself, rather than invoking the wine program with the exe as a
parameter.

>>
>>
>> rather than relying on the system working that out for itself (see
>>
>> https://wiki.winehq.org/Wine_User%27s_Guide#How_to_run_Windows_programs_from_the_command_line
>> )
>>
>> However, if you have not already done so, I suggest googling for
>> dazstudio ubuntu and find a blog from someone who has succeeded and
>> follow that.
>>
> WS=> I actually am trying to see if the DAZ technical support people can
> help.  I sent them an email but they haven't responded yet.

There is no harm in following both routes.

Colin



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