Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004

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NameMicrosoft Flight Simulator
License Retail
Votes 6
Wine Version1.9.7
Maintainers of this version:

Version 2004.


Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results (selected in 'Test Results' table below)

What works
Practically everything (free flight, ATC, etc), including connecting to a local FSHost via multiplayer after winetricks directplay

What does not

Still first line repeated in the textboxes when selecting aircraft.

What was not tested
Multiplayer with other aircrafts, connecting seems to work fine

Additional Comments

Test Results
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentopenSUSE TumbleweedApr 02 20161.9.7 Yes Yes Gold Bo Simonsen 
ShowLinux Mint 17 "Qiana"Jul 16 20151.6.2 Yes Yes Silver an anonymous user 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Oct 21 20121.5.15 No, but has workaround Yes Silver Ryan Y 
ShowFedora 17 x86_64Oct 04 20121.5.14 Yes Yes Bronze an anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 26 20101.3.4 Yes Yes Silver karla 

Known bugs
Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4066 Online Play Doesn't Work (DirectPlay) NEW View

4 CD installation
For 4 CDs installation, ignore automount in /media and manually u/mount each CD: sudo mount /dev/sr0 /cdrom sudo umount /dev/sr0 /cdrom start not from inside the cdrom dir: wine /cdrom/FS*/Setup.exe after the install is finished use winetricks to install directplay add the default automount cdrom drive /media... to: winecfg --> add app FS9 (by Michael)


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by Michael on Saturday July 3rd 2010, 11:26
managed the first flight by setting graphics to low and starting via fs2002...need further testing but hey wowoww

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how to start in kiosk mode
by Michael on Saturday July 3rd 2010, 11:01
i managed to install but in kiosk mode i don't know how to start a flight. saitek rumble force no buttons seem to work, thanks

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.net not required
by rcs on Saturday May 10th 2008, 18:50
My FS200x installations under Windows did not require .net, so it should not be a requirement for Linux either.


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Run it in Win98 mode
by Grawp on Sunday February 17th 2008, 16:26
Run the instalation and patch in win2000 or winxp mode and before starting the game switch to win98 mode.

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Looks like it requires directx 9
by Gametha on Sunday July 30th 2006, 14:08
from microsoft
So.. looks like FS2004 needs directx 9. Can somebody with a native windows instalation try do run with directx 8 installed to see what happens?

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Some new infos
by Oliver C. on Sunday October 16th 2005, 10:47
Flight Simulator 2004 requires DCOM98, Internet Explorer and
the Microsoft DotNet Framework to be installed.

The latter one does not run/install in Wine, so further testing of FS2004 is not possible.

Also trying to use a Windows Version of Mono didn't work,
because the Mono installer failed to install Mono under Wine.

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