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Old 07-23-2015, 06:01 PM   #1
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Wine and Installing Windows Program Sketchup


Trying to install a windows program downloaded in .rar format. I have no problem opening the program using ARK but as soon as it starts to INSTALL it notices a newer version of the program and stops with error letting me know I need to get rid of that program.

This program was downloaded as an .exe and opened by wine and stopped working. How do I completely get rid of this program? Obviously RPM method won't work. I've tried using locate to find any files that are associated with this program and deleted them but I still get the error when installing. Any clues on how to completely wipe out this program. BTW the programs is Sketchup.

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Old 07-24-2015, 10:58 AM   #2
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If you run the program "winecfg" then go to the Applications tab, you can select your installed program and hit "Remove Application".
 
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Old 07-24-2015, 02:43 PM   #3
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Using wine's config to remove the program is a good start. Worth a try for sure.

The program may have an uninstaller too and might be used.

May have to manually remove bits.

Once in a while these programs simply won't remove easily. Worse comes to worse, get rid of wine and start all over.
 
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Old 07-24-2015, 07:03 PM   #4
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Winecfg opens the program's Uninstaller like how Windows Add/Remove programs Control Panel applet does
 
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Old 07-24-2015, 07:48 PM   #5
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I was agreeing.
 
Old 07-24-2015, 07:58 PM   #6
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I know you were, just wanted to mention that Winecfg does pull up the program's uninstaller.
 
Old 07-25-2015, 10:26 AM   #7
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I just completely removed Wine and did a "locate" for anything on in linux and removed them. It worked. reinstalled Wine and started new
 
Old 07-25-2015, 10:39 AM   #8
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See the Uninstalling section of the Wine FAQ:

http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ
 
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Old 07-26-2015, 02:42 AM   #9
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google sketchup meshes can be opened in Blender

what is it you need to do ?

there might be a linux tool for it

and WAY the 5 year old 8
it was released in 2010

why not buy the current 2015
http://www.sketchup.com/buy/sketchup-pro

and Blender is in your OS's repos

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Old 07-26-2015, 07:10 AM   #10
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Glad you got it working, and thanks for posting your solution. As John_VV pointed out, you might want to go to Sketchup's current website and download a newer version.

You also might want to mark this thread as solved.

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Old 07-26-2015, 11:44 AM   #11
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My plan is to install the newest version. I use this program for my business. I do kitchen and bath remodeling and love it. Retired
 
  


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