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  1. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Hi there!
    I gave up on trying to solve this problem for a while, as work got ridiculously busy and the whole Ubuntu/ WINE thing seemed too confusing.

    I've since had this computer at the computer...
  2. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Oh, I forgot to say thank you DuckHook, for your detailed reply. That's so nice! I really appreciate the effort!
  3. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Regarding the 2 last suggestions re locating a document - I'm going to postpone that, because it's getting really late here and Office/ Wine/ the PC are not reacting consistently - sometimes opening...
  4. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    this is the result for "id" (whereby I'm going to replace my name with XXXX cos I don't want to post my name on the internet...)

    uid=1000(XXX) gid=1000(XXXX)...
  5. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    this is the result for
    ls -ln ~/.winetotal 4140
    drwxrwxr-x 2 1000 1000 4096 Oct 9 15:26 dosdevices
    drwxrwxr-x 6 1000 1000 4096 Oct 9 14:29 drive_c
    -rw-rw-r-- 1 1000 1000 3950414 Oct 16...
  6. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    this is the result for "df"

    Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sda1 76417088 5269808 67265452 8% /
    udev 241232 4 241228 1% /dev...
  7. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    maybe this will work:

    ....................total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 497048 480524 16524 0 4208 231692
    -/+...
  8. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    okay, that didn't keep the formatting

    the word "total" should be above the number 497048
    and so on...
  9. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    this is the result for "free"

    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 497048 480524 16524 0 4208 231692
    -/+...
  10. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    This is the result for "lscpu"

    Architecture: i686
    CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
    Byte Order: Little Endian
    CPU(s): 2
    On-line CPU(s) list: 0,1...
  11. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Okay, so now, bit by bit...



    I'm not sure about Nautilus - when I click on the icons next to the "Dash" icon, one of them is called "Home Folder" - this is what I was using as a File Manager...
  12. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    The reason I started this thread is cos I wanted to use this PC for more than just "backup".
    So I was kind of "desperate" for it to work properly with MS Office 2010, but now, I've been able to...
  13. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Hi,
    sorry, things have been a bit busy here, I've not gotten around to tackling this issue any further.
    I will go and try the things you've suggested DuckHook and report back in a few minutes.
    ...
  14. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Hi cbanakis,
    thanks for clarifying - yes there are multiple versions of Word etc in the "open with" window that pops up.
    I see what you mean now and will try your method for working out which is...
  15. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Hi newb85
    that is a good point. Thanks :-)
    I've made a little progress on my problem.
    Before trying cbanakis's solution I thought I'd try something a little silly and banal to see if that worked....
  16. Re: Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Hi all,

    Hi cbanakis,

    I've tried opening the documents both ways, but nothing happens either way.
    Thanks for the suggestion re /home/.local/Apps/
    I'm not sure I understand it yet, but I will...
  17. Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Hi ):P

    I'm new here as I've only just switched to Ubuntu for the first time last week. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

    For my work, I need to be able to use MS Office 2010, so I downloaded and...
  18. Wine - MS Office 2010 - can't open existing documents

    Hi ):P

    I'm new here as I've only just switched to Ubuntu for the first time last week. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

    For my work, I need to be able to use MS Office 2010, so I downloaded and...
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