How to install BibleWorks 10 in Linux Mint 18.3

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How to install BibleWorks 10 in Linux Mint 18.3

Post by OmegaD » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:42 pm

BibleWorks is about to close (in 3 days!) for the foreseeable future, and so many users are scrambling to upgrade and install. A number of users have expressed a desire to install BibleWorks in Linux. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you get BW10 up and running in LM18.3.
  1. Prepare the .iso...
    Download the .iso
    Veriffy the .iso size
    Move the .iso to your Downloads folder
  2. Install Wine...
    software sources --> ppa's --> add --> ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa (this will help you get the latest version of Wine)
    software manager --> wine --> install
    restart computer
  3. Mount the .iso...
    open /media folder as root and make an /iso folder in it. (this will be your fake drive location)
    in terminal, type the following, where USERNAME is your user name and FILE.iso is the name of the .iso file:

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    sudo mount -o loop /home/USERNAME/Downloads/FILE.iso /media/iso
  4. Install BW10...
    in terminal, type the following:

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    cd /media/iso
    wine setup.exe
  5. Complete the installation using the default "C drive" path suggested by the installer

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