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Winetricks help

Postby NiksaVel on Wed Jun 18, 2008 6:45 am

Hi,

I'm having a problem using winetricks... I've made a clean install of Daryna KDE and have the latest wine installed from the winehq repos...

I have winetricks installed and can start it, but when I try to install anything I get the following:

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niksavel@darth:~$ ./winetricks
Executing wget -nd -c --read-timeout=300 --retry-connrefused --header Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate http://internap.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/corefonts/arial32.exe
--12:40:04--  http://internap.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/corefonts/arial32.exe
           => `arial32.exe'
Resolving internap.dl.sourceforge.net... 70.42.27.131
Connecting to internap.dl.sourceforge.net|70.42.27.131|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 554,208 (541K) [application/octet-stream]
arial32.exe: Permission denied

Cannot write to `arial32.exe' (Permission denied).
Note: command 'wget -nd -c --read-timeout=300 --retry-connrefused --header Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate http://internap.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/corefonts/arial32.exe' returned status 1.  Aborting.
niksavel@darth:~$                       


If I try to run
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wget -nd -c --read-timeout=300 --retry-connrefused --header Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate http://internap.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/corefonts/arial32.exe


manually than it works normally... it's some kind of a permissions issue. I was under the impression that I was supposed to run winetricks as a user, not with sudo... in fact if I try to run it with sudo than the download works but it fails at install saying that I'm not the owner of the directory... the owner is me (niksavel) and not root... so I should have permissions...

I've tried deleting the entire .wine and reinstalling everything to make sure I didn't mess up any directories but it's always the same... for some reason I couldn't find anyone else having this issue....

help pls...
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Re: Winetricks help

Postby Husse on Sun Jun 22, 2008 5:08 pm

Cannot write to `arial32.exe' (Permission denied).

Why on earth should it do that?
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Re: Winetricks help

Postby NiksaVel on Sun Jun 22, 2008 6:30 pm

I really don't know... hence the post :)
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