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 Post Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 8:28 am 
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Attached is what I get when I try to install.

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 Post Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 11:00 am 
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You're probably trying to launch the winzip self-extractor using your native Linux File Manager... This tends to be a bit unreliable.
You're better of installing applications using the command line...
See: Wine User's Guide: 3 Using Wine.

In your case it appears that Wine is not getting the correct working directory to launch the application in.
Wine is using a relative path - in a directory where your Linux (Wine) user probably doesn't have write permission.

Which is why it's best to do something like:
cd "${WINEPREFIX:-${HOME}/.wine}/drive_c" # Change Directory to the root of your virtual Wine C:\ drive
ln -s ~/Downloads/dksports-setup.exe .          # Link your downloaded game / application installer to the virtual Wine C:\ drive
wine start dksports-setup.exe

This is just an example... So you can't just blindly copy-paste it!

See: WineHQ Wiki: Wine Start.
Using this is preferable - as it ensures Wine env is more complete and provides better path mangling.
All Wine's self-generated .desktop launcher files use:
wine start ...


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