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Old 07-12-2017, 12:49 AM   #1
tomislav91
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Why My .Desktop File Cant Open Wine App?


Hello guys, i am having an issue. I want to create launcher in my panel to open .exe file with wine.

Code:
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Name=TEst
Exec=gnome-terminal -e "wine /home/test123/myapp.exe"
Terminal=false

but what happened is that just my terminal blinks and thats all. When try to put command in terminal

Code:
wine /home/test123/myapp.exe
then it is opening application. Where is a problem?
I tried to put
Code:
wine /home/test123/myapp.exe > wine.error.log
but file after opening program is empty, no errors.
 
Old 07-12-2017, 01:59 AM   #2
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Since it works from the command line, the problem must lie in your desktop file. I see that you want the app to run in a gnome terminal, yet you have specified Terminal=false. Try putting Terminal=true and see if that works better.
 
Old 07-12-2017, 02:06 AM   #3
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same problem, even with terminal=true.
 
Old 07-12-2017, 02:12 AM   #4
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Maybe you need the full path to wine. I don't have this installed but (using thunderbird as an example)
Quote:
[tim@mink ~]$ which thunderbird
/usr/bin/thunderbird
I am guessing that I would need to type the full path to run t'bird from a script. So you may need something like
Quote:
/usr/bin/wine
 
Old 07-12-2017, 02:20 AM   #5
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again the same problem...
 
Old 07-12-2017, 03:04 AM   #6
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i somehow manage to succeed, but terminal is allways staying in background. Can I somehow hide it or move it somewhere around? Users cant see terminal...
 
  


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