Release 15, Version 15.0
Autodesk Mechanical Desktop 4 (Autocad 2000). Full/Complete installation. Some VBA- and other errors that have been mentioned in other tests, won't stop the installation. Opening, saving and viewing 2D/3D designs. The commandline, basic drawing functionality. To start acad.exe after first run, you have to empty the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Autodesk\AutoCAD\R15.0\ACAD-1:409\FixedProfile\Application Window\Position
What does not
The help-system. Property-view.
What was not tested
Most things that are not mentioned above.
Run: wine acad.exe No DLL overrides needed, system set to windows 2000.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||May 22 2015||1.7.43||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||openSUSE 12.2||Dec 29 2012||1.5.20||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||openSUSE 12.1||May 06 2012||1.4||Yes||Yes||Gold||Marcin|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 11 2011||1.3.15||Yes||Yes||Gold||mark bower|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Jan 04 2011||1.3.10||Yes||No||Garbage||ezzetabi|
Âby NSLW on (March 26th 2009)
1. Use recent version of Wine(tested on Wine-1.3.9)
2. Download winetricks by following command
3. Install required components by following command
sh winetricks corefonts mdac25 tahoma win2k
It will take some time because winetricks will download all above components
4. Change Screen Resolution in Wine configuration by typing
Then go to Graphics tab and change Screen Resolution from 96 to 108
(workaround given by Sheaff)
5. navigate to your AutoCAD 2000 CD and run
You can install your AutoCAD 2000 using PlayOnLinux (some kind of gui for Wine). I think it's the easiest and cleanest method because script will install AutoCAD with service packs in separate prefix automatically. To do so you'll need: