In Windows, applications are installed into Program Files folder by default. I have recently installed MS Office using Wine.

Where are apps installed with Wine? Can I decide in which folder should they be installed?


Wine has a root directory .wine in your home directory. The windows-drive letters (e.g.: C: D: ..) can be mapped with the winecfg program. Depending on what drive letter you installed MS office you find the files somewhere under the .wine directory.

most commonly your installation is in ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)...

  • the `\` before space in windows file naming in linux escapes the space and is important ..
    – Kes
    May 22 at 5:17
  • In addition to the previous answer, make sure hidden files are shown in your file explorer since .wine folder is hidden by default.
    – Reza Taba
    Sep 25 at 14:34

The Program Files folder are in /home/YOUR USERNAME/.wine/

if the setup program of a application allows you to choose a different folder then u can

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