I downloaded and installed "wine-devel-amd64_4.19~eoan_amd64.deb" from https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/eoan/main/binary-amd64/

There is a .wine folder in my home directory. Where is winecfg?

  • What do you mean "where is winecfg"? winecfg is an application, you run that on the command line to open up the configuration tool. It stores all the config changes, etc. into ~/.wine by default. – Thomas Ward Nov 13 '19 at 16:34
  • In the directory "/opt/wine-devel/bin" there is only "wine64" and "wine64-preloader". – Clinton H Nov 13 '19 at 17:39
  • I pasted "7z1900-x64.exe" to the "/home/htpc/.wine/drive_c" directory. In the terminal I typed "cd /opt/wine-devel/bin". Next, I typed "./wine64 7z1900-x64.exe". I get a "wine: could not exec wineserver" error. – Clinton H Nov 13 '19 at 17:47
  • You shouldn't be downloading the .deb individually from that URL. You need to follow the guide from wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu to set up the repo on your system and install. – Thomas Ward Nov 13 '19 at 18:29

The version you installed is a 64bit-only flavour or wine. Use the following command for winecfg:

wine64 winecfg

And you should also use wine64 for launching executables (rather than wine as you did before).

See also: https://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ

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