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Old 02-04-2017, 12:54 PM   #1
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Is it possible to run Wine from a directory other than the user home directory?


I have discovered that I can run shooter games in Wine 2.0. The disk that houses my home directory is getting a little tight. I have a larger disk installed without much on it. Can I install/run Wine on that disk or does it have to run from the home directory?

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This may still work. http://askubuntu.com/questions/57688...rent-directory
 
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^ that was my first thought, too, but the accepted answer is a little confusing i think.

johnnyreb:
be sure wine is not running.
create a directory (let's say we call it 'wine') on that larger hd.
copy all the contents of ~/.wine into that directory.
create a symbolic link:
Code:
ln -s /that/larger/hd/wine ~/.wine
=> instant gratification!
(however, you should now make sure the hd is mounted before starting wine)
 
  


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