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I use Xubuntu 12.04 and I installed Wine 1.4. I am now trying to install the .NET 4.0 Framework using Winetricks. I use this command

sudo sh winetricks dotnet40

But I get this error

wine cmd.exe / c echo '% ProgramFiles%' returned empty string

I get this error when I try to install other programs as well. I have managed to install .NET Framework 4.0. previously, but now I can not get this install to go smoothly. How can I resolve this error?

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You don't need to use sudo there. – user203631 Mar 2 '13 at 16:10
    
You can find an in-depth tutorial at ask-ubuntu askubuntu.com/questions/548909/… – pd12 May 28 at 9:09

did you get the file first? Try the following:

$ ­wget http://winetricks.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/src/winetricks

$ bash winetricks dotnet40

WineHQ gives .NET 4 a bronze rating at best. Its ability to install and run properly will vary by which version of Wine you are running.

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Try this:

$ sudo apt-get install winetricks
$ winetricks dotnet40
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For a 64bit system you need to make a 32bit prefix and put the dotnet4.0 in it.

So:

wget http://winetricks.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/src/winetricks

Then:

env WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 winetricks dotnet40

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