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Archive for September 5th, 2009

Wine: Adding Runtime Libraries

While trying to persuade a Windows program to run under Wine, I stumbled across this useful script: winetricks.

Basically, it downloads & installs the myriad runtime libraries / DLLs / programs that Windows programs generally assume are installed. Those are the things you don’t know are missing and generally can’t figure out how to install on your own.

It didn’t actually help get the program in question running. As nearly as I can tell, if at first you can’t get a program installed & running under Wine, just give up…

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