IE 6 Installation process for Linux

by Francis 2012-12-15 15:59:16

IE 6 Installation process for Linux

yum update sane-backends
yum install wine
yum install cabextract
cd /tmp
wget http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/ies4linux-2.0.3.tar.gz
tar zxvf ies4linux-2.0.3.tar.gz
cd ies4linux-2.0.3


Change to a non-root user and do following changes

./ies4linux


Run IE

cd ./ies4linux
ie6


Note :
An error like,

"Installing IE 6
Initializing
Creating Wine Prefix
fixme:ole:ITypeInfo_fnRelease destroy child objects
/home/francis/.ies4linux/ie6 updated successfully.
Your wine does not have wineprefixcreate installed. Maybe you are running an oldWine version. Try to update it to the latest version."


Do the following changes

cp -a install.sh install.sh.orig
vi /tmp/ies4linux-2.0.3/lib/install.sh
Change this Code:
# wineprefixcreate &> /dev/null || {
# wineprefixcreate
# error $MSG_ERROR_NO_WINEPREFIXCREATE
# }

With this Code:
# wineprefixcreate

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