Followed HavocXphere's instructions for using filemon from sysinternals to scope out what DLL's
needed to be added in C:/Windows/System32 to allow MSPaint to run.
Instructions for getting Windows XP - MS Paint on Linux
MS Paint on Ubuntu
MSPaint Version 5.1 (Build 2600.xpsp Service Pack 3)
1. Copy the following files from a Windows XP (SP3) Install to a USB Flash Drive
C:\Windows\System32\ (Files needed are...)
2. Copy the following Folders from a Windows XP (SP3) Install to a USB Flash Drive
3. Create a Folder named MSPaint at .wine/drive_c/Program Files
(Substitute a ? for the SPACE in Program?Files for copying.)
4. Copy mspaint.exe to .wine/drive_c/windows/Program Files/MSPaint
Copy the remaining six files to .wine/drive_c/windows/system32
Copy the Folder AppPatch to .wine/drive_c/windows
Copy the Folder Fonts to .wine/drive_c/windows
5. CREATE A UBUNTU DESKTOP ICON:
Right Click on the Desktop, Left Click on Create Launcher.
Command wine "/home/youruserlogin/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/MSPaint/mspaint.exe"
Comment Microsoft XP Paint Ver 5.1
6. Double click on XP-MSPaint to test Paint ver 5.1
Be sure to Click on TEXT in the Left Menu, then draw a Box for the TEXT INPUT,
then go to the top menu and select VIEW TEXT BOX to allow for changing the
Font selection and size.
7. When a printer has been installed......To change Print from Portrait to Landscape,
go to Printer settings and change it there versus the opening Print Setup screen selection.
Things that do not work properly are:
1. Printing - When opening a LARGE BMP File, and trying to Preview, or print to paper.
Tested with Wine 1.01 and Ubuntu 9.10 03-03-2010