Error “File not found” in Linux Mint when using Ms. Office on Wine

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There is an error which is quite annoying if we install MS. Office on Linux Mint using Wine, it would appear error “File not found” or something like that when launch Ms. Office applications such as Ms. Word, Ms. Excel, etc. I get an information when i’m googling, it is because of bugs in mintmenu. Then, how do I fix it? There are several ways that we can run Ms. Office on Linux Mint

  1. Using Gnome Menu, you can add it to applet, or pressing ALT + F1, you can run Ms. Office from Gnome Menu smoothly.
  2. Changing Ms. Office app properties in mintmenu, eg I have property Ms. Word on mintmenu like this:

env WINEPREFIX=”/home/kusandriadi/.wine” wine C:\\windows\\command\\start.exe /Unix /home/kusandriadi/.wine/dosdevices/c:/users/kusandriadi/Start\ Menu/Programs/Microsoft\ Office/Microsoft\ Office\ Word\ 2007.lnk

and then you only have to change its properties like this

env WINEPREFIX=”/home/kusandriadi/.wine” wine “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\WINWORD.exe”

Now, your Ms. Office app should be run properly from mintmenu normally 😀

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