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From forum post:  https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=86436
 
From forum post:  https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=86436
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{{ Note| You should never run wine commands as root.  Run it as your user. }}
  
 
...to get office 2007 working for me I installed bin32-wine, winetricks and then ran:
 
...to get office 2007 working for me I installed bin32-wine, winetricks and then ran:
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  and set windows to xp and then ran:
 
  and set windows to xp and then ran:
 
  $ WINEPREFIX=~/win32 winetricks msxml3  gdiplus riched20 riched30 vcrun2005sp1 allfonts
 
  $ WINEPREFIX=~/win32 winetricks msxml3  gdiplus riched20 riched30 vcrun2005sp1 allfonts
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{{Note | See winetricks section below!!!}}
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  $ WINEPREFIX=~/win32 wine setup.exe
 
  $ WINEPREFIX=~/win32 wine setup.exe
 
  and then to actually use any of the executables you must cd to the directory. IE:
 
  and then to actually use any of the executables you must cd to the directory. IE:

Revision as of 17:41, 25 October 2011

Install

(10.25.11)

This works great:

From forum post: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=86436

Note: You should never run wine commands as root. Run it as your user.

...to get office 2007 working for me I installed bin32-wine, winetricks and then ran:

$ WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/win32 winecfg
and set windows to xp and then ran:
$ WINEPREFIX=~/win32 winetricks msxml3  gdiplus riched20 riched30 vcrun2005sp1 allfonts
Note: See winetricks section below!!!
$ WINEPREFIX=~/win32 wine setup.exe
and then to actually use any of the executables you must cd to the directory. IE:
$ cd ~/win32/drive_c/Program Files/Microsoft Office/Office12
$ WINEPREFIX=~/win32 wine ./EXCEL.EXE

You could set WINEPREFIX in your bash_profile, or make 32bit wine your default (then you only have to do WINEARCH=win32 winecfg). Anyway the two main problems I had were accidentally emulating 64bit (I know Wine Is Not Emulation) windows instead of 32 bit. Also I found that the programs hang if I didn't cd into the directory, probably because the dlls are linked with the local directory. Anyway everything works this way.

Note: I did not have to run via command or script like the guy does though. To execute the software I could just open it from the applicaiton menu.