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Old 11-19-2008, 04:47 AM   #1
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Question Photoshop CS2: Error when opening files (Wine 1.1.8, Ubuntu Intrepid x86_64)


Whenever I try to open a Photoshop file (whether created by PsCS3/Mac or this copy running on Wine) I get an error that says "Could not complete your request because of a program error." Nothing is sent to stderr between clicking Open in the dialog and this message appearing. Does anyone know of a workaround, patch, hack, or anything I can use to get Photoshop working? I can't seem to find this happening anywhere else, except here, which references the Mac version of CS2, and here which wasn't solved. Note: I am having the same problem when entering text.

NOTE: I am fully and completely aware of the existence of GIMP, GIMPshop, Krita and the like. I love free and open source software, hence why I'm using linux, but they don't really work for me, and I do use a lot of the features in photoshop that are not present, difficult to find and use or not up to scratch in these alternatives.

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Old 11-20-2008, 03:00 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by amphibioustoaster View Post
Whenever I try to open a Photoshop file (whether created by PsCS3/Mac or this copy running on Wine) I get an error that says "Could not complete your request because of a program error." Nothing is sent to stderr between clicking Open in the dialog and this message appearing. Does anyone know of a workaround, patch, hack, or anything I can use to get Photoshop working? I can't seem to find this happening anywhere else, except here, which references the Mac version of CS2, and here which wasn't solved. Note: I am having the same problem when entering text.

NOTE: I am fully and completely aware of the existence of GIMP, GIMPshop, Krita and the like. I love free and open source software, hence why I'm using linux, but they don't really work for me, and I do use a lot of the features in photoshop that are not present, difficult to find and use or not up to scratch in these alternatives.
Possibly a dumb question, but why don't you use the GIMP under Linux?
 
Old 12-02-2008, 09:40 PM   #3
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Hey amphibioustoaster did you or has anyone else figured out this error? Im getting it too
 
Old 12-02-2008, 09:47 PM   #4
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Have you checked to see if the WINE folks have any info?

http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManage...rsion&iId=2631
 
Old 12-02-2008, 10:30 PM   #5
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yeah so far nothing..

So far it seems that i cannot open PSD files, but jpegs and pngs open fine. And as the poster at the toi, the text tool gives the same error
 
Old 03-16-2009, 10:44 PM   #6
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I'd like to bump this thread up as I have the same problem using the text tool and opening files where the text tool has been used. I'm having a really hard time with this as graphic design is my hobby and side business. Any ideas? I am running Ubuntu Hardy Heron and I always start CS2 with Ctrl-Shift-Alt to delete the preferences file. Thanks!

Laura
 
Old 09-01-2009, 06:38 AM   #7
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Hi,

Even if last post is a few months old, I didn't find any answer on the web, so I'm posting mine here.

Got it sorted after almost a half-day banging my head on my desk.

I had exact same symptoms :
- able to open Photoshop
- able to create and save files in any format (PSD included)
- able to open flattened files (jpg, png,...)
- but unable to reopen any PSD files created on Mac, Win nor Ubuntu.

So I installed Windows system fonts and it then worked like a charm :

Code:
$sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
and then (to make sure font cache is regenerated) :

Code:
$sudo fc-cache -fv
My two cents are that Photoshop uses MS system fonts for displaying layers/options/paths info and/or other stuff.

Hope this helps !

Ubuntu 8.04 / Photoshop CS (8.0) for Win / Wine 1.1.28 on Dell Vostro 1700 laptop.
 
  


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