Wine Install (MS Office 2007)

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Wine Install (MS Office 2007)

Postby keithconly on Sun Jan 11, 2009 9:09 am

Hi everyone!

I am using linux mint to go back to college with and i am trying to get Microsoft office to run under wine to do school work. The furthest i got is just downloading it. When i try to run the setup.exe i get the follow error "Setup cannot run because a file is either corrupt or not available. I know i am missing something on the wine install (Repositories and GPG??). Thanks for help in advance!
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Re: Wine Install (MS Office 2007)

Postby Husse on Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:37 pm

It seems that the best thing to do is to get Wine 1.1.3 or better see this description
http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.p ... n&iId=4992
Wine 1.0.1 is the latest stable so 1.1.3 is a beta
A description for how you add the Wine repositories to Ubuntu is found here
http://www.winehq.org/download/deb
I just discovered that Synaptic behaves in a way I did not expect so you'll have to edit sources.list to add the wine repository
Will come back soon about this I hope
I'm back - it turned out that I had installed software-properties-gtk which ruins Synaptic
Follow the guide in http://www.winehq.org/download/deb but use Synaptric instead
You find in Settings > Repositories that you can add a repository (click on New)
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