Release 14/Mechanical Desktop R4 is a mechanical 2D/3D solid modeling version of AutoCAD.
Just about all functions and features work in AutoCAD 2000.
What does not
AutoCAD 2000's help command reference doesn't display the summary screen. Also, the index search is not yet implemented.
Also, 3rd party AccuRender version 3.1 build 268 needs to be looked into to make work with upcoming versions of CrossOver.
What was not tested
Mechanical Desktop R4's entire functions.
Runs quite well.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||openSUSE Leap 15.0||Aug 14 2019||4.13-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||David A. Smith|
|Current||openSUSE 13.2 i586||Aug 04 2017||2.14||Yes||Yes||Gold||David A. Smith|
|Show||Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Sep 10 2015||1.6.2||Yes||Yes||Silver||Ted Hansen|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze" x86_64||Sep 11 2011||1.3.28||Yes||Yes||Gold||Mark|
|Show||Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 18 2010||1.1.35||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
Âby NSLW on (March 26th 2009)
1. Use recent version of Wine(tested with WineÂ-1.1.17)
2. Download winetricks by following command
3. Install required components by following command
sh winetricks corefonts tahoma
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 R14 CD and run
You can install your AutoCAD R14 using PlayOnLinux (some kind of gui for Wine). I think it's the easiest method because script will tell you step by step what to do. To do so you'll need:
2. POL Helper plug-in