I previously used a Ubuntu computer for DATA which was accessed/edited by a LAN full of Win7 computers - no problem. Now I'm considering replacing Win7 computers with Bionic Beaver run computers. I can get the individual linux computers to run a Wine .exe and access local data, but I've been unable to get the Wine .exe to access DATA on a shared linux computer. The DATA computer folder is available via Files/Other_Locations, but I can't figure out how to access it via the Wine .exe. Is there a mapping, mounting, or some other technique that I need to learn?
Create a Ubuntu file server, then on your Ubuntu workstations, mount the path to the shared data, a lá:
mount -t smbfs -o username=Administrator,password=yourPasswordHere //server/folder /mnt/windows
An interesting explanation may be found if you open https://www.viamais.net/blog/estendendo-suporte-a-unc-no-wine/ and then have it translate to English.