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Edited README for concision and clarity. Some sentences were rephrased to make them clearer.
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Winetricks is an easy way to work around problems in Wine.
It has a menu of supported games/apps for which it can do all the workarounds automatically. It also lets you install missing DLLs or tweak various Wine settings individually.
It has a menu of supported games/apps for which it can do all the workarounds automatically. It also allows the installation of missing DLLs and tweaking of various Wine settings.
The latest version can be downloaded here:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Winetricks/winetricks/master/src/winetricks
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https://github.com/Winetricks/winetricks/releases
# Installing
If available and up to date, you should use the ```winetricks``` package, available in most distributions:
The ```winetricks``` package should be used if it is available and up to date. The package is available in most distributions:
* Arch: https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/any/winetricks/
* Debian: https://packages.debian.org/sid/winetricks
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* Homebrew (OSX): http://brewformulas.org/Winetricks
* MacPorts (OSX): https://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=name&substr=winetricks
* Slackbuilds (Slackware): http://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/system/winetricks/?search=winetricks
* Ubuntu: https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=winetricks Note: Ubuntu LTS versions are years out of date, do a manual install instead.
* Ubuntu: https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=winetricks Note: Ubuntu LTS versions are years out of date, a manual installation should be done instead.
If it's not available, outdated (e.g., Ubuntu LTSs), or you want the bleeding edge version, you can manually install winetricks:
If the package is unavailable, outdated (e.g., Ubuntu LTSs), or the latest version is desired, a manual installation of winetricks can be done:
```
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Winetricks/winetricks/master/src/winetricks
chmod +x winetricks
sudo mv winetricks /usr/local/bin
```
or if you don't have wget, you can use curl:
curl can be used instead of wget:
```
curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Winetricks/winetricks/master/src/winetricks
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```
Note: /usr/local/bin must be in your $PATH for this to work.
You can then keep winetricks up to date in the future by doing:
Winetricks can be updated by doing:
```
winetricks --self-update
```
# Custom .verb files
You can pass winetricks a custom .verb (format below), that can be used to add new dlls/settings/programs.
New dll/settings/programs can be added to Winetricks by passing a custom .verb (format below)
Example `icecat.verb`:
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}
```
Note that the file prefix (icecat.verb) and command name (icecat) must match. All metadata fields are optional, only command name and category required.
Note that the file prefix (icecat.verb) and command name (icecat) must match. All metadata fields are optional, only the command name and category are required.
# Tests
The tests need `bashate`, `checkbashisms`, and `shellcheck>=0.4.4` installed.

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