How to Run Vice Using Wine On Ubuntu 12.04

This is the easy way to get the Vice C64 emulator working in combination with Wine. If you don’t have Wine installed read this post first.



To get Vice working in combination with Wine follow these steps:

Install Wine 1.4

Download WinVICE-2.2-x86.zip
Extract the WinVICE-2.2-x86.zip file to any folder you want

Open the WinVICE-2.2-x86 folder
Right click on the x64.exe file
select Properties
Click on the Open With tab
Select Wine Windows Program Loader in the Recommended Applications list
Click on the Set as default button
Click on the Close button


To start Vice C64 press the SuperKey and type: x64

To create a shorcut in the launcher panel, click with your right mouse button on the C64 icon and click on Lock to Launcher.

2 Responses to How to Run Vice Using Wine On Ubuntu 12.04

  • bilal says:

    how can i get internet explore 7 to 9 in ubuntu and it should work similarly like windows.

    Plz help we need the solution

    Regards and thanks
    Bilal Khache

    • tinuz says:

      I found some info about it on askubuntu and winetricks …. i didn’t test it but i will look into it and make an article about it somewhere this week(end) for now you can read these to articles:

      How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9?

      winetricks

      I have been testing the guides on Ubuntu 12.04 and it doesn’t seem to work… using winetricks you can download and “install” the needed files but when running ie8 using wine it starts to load but i get an error:

      “The program iexplore.exe has encountered a serious problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.”

      After searching on the net i found this comment:

      “What are you trying to achieve? Just browsing? For that, you might be better off with firefox, chrome/ium, or opera. But if you need to use it, then go to http://www.playonlinux.com/en/ , find the ubuntu link/commands, and download play on linux. then open it up, and hit the install button. Then (on the window that pops up) hit on internet, then find whatever version of IE you want. Follow the easy install guide, and use it. Should work, more or less. If you are gonna use it to check website compatibility or something, then you might be best off installing it in virtualbox http://www.webupd8.org/2011/09/test-websites-in-internet-explorer-9-8.html

      Source: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9?. Read the 4th comment.

      You can try it yourself but there’s no garantee it will work… Good luck and have fun!

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