I HATE the new version of Winetricks!!!

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artphotodude
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I HATE the new version of Winetricks!!!

Post by artphotodude » Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:27 pm

I SO miss being able to simply right-click on an exe and "Open with Winetricks Program Loader...". Now you have to wade through endless menus to point toward your source exe.

How can I go back to the old version of Winetricks??

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Re: I HATE the new version of Winetricks!!!

Post by dimesio » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:47 am

You're complaining in the wrong place; winetricks is a separate project. Report issues with it at https://github.com/Winetricks/winetricks/issues.

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Re: I HATE the new version of Winetricks!!!

Post by DarkShadow44 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:55 pm

What is a winetricks program loader? And what do you want to achieve? Just run an exe?

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Re: I HATE the new version of Winetricks!!!

Post by Bob Wya » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:07 pm

artphotodude wrote:I SO miss being able to simply right-click on an exe and "Open with Winetricks Program Loader...". Now you have to wade through endless menus to point toward your source exe.

How can I go back to the old version of Winetricks??
Grrr... I'm rage quitting Linux... Right now!! :shock:

Actually that's nothing to do with winetricks and is just a file association that's been introduced downstream...
Probably by a Linux distribution packager/developer.

If you need this feature... You can borrow the Arch wine package binformat association:

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/usr/lib/binfmt.d/wine.conf

# Start Wine, with Windows executables
:DOSWin:M::MZ::/usr/bin/wine:
So you can add:

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# Start winetricks, with Windows executables
:DOSWin:M::MZ::/usr/bin/winetricks:
if you also want an association, of .exe files, with winetricks...

I cannot see how that would be at all useful... But knock yourself out! 8)

Bob

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