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You have two problems: /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch file is being opened by the shell as unprivileged user before the echo command runs, hence the permission error as only root should be able to create the file or write in it. The sudo is only being applied to echo command. The string foreign-i386 architecture is not correct for enabling multiarch ...


command line: wine /dir/to/application.exe There is also a menu entry in Nautilus called "open with wine windows program loader" An MSI installer is done with wine msiexec /i /dir/to/installer.msi Do not forget to install winetricks and if you want games playonlinux. And to configure wine: hit super and search for wine. Mileage may vary per exe file ...


Click on the exe file and Wine should open it automatically. If it doesn't,then right-click on exe file and choose 'Open with Wine'.


Install WMP10 in a separate 32-bit prefix: cd ~/ && wget -q -O /home/$USER/winetricks && WINEPREFIX="/home/$USER/.wine32" WINEARCH=win32 wineboot && sh ~/winetricks -q wmp10

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