This version of Minitab now can be found only in Japanese. The retail version and the trial version work perfectly but they require DCOM98.
How to install:
You should download DCOM98 (Link), set windows version in wine configuration to "Windows 98" then run DCOM98.exe.
Now you can install Minitab. Choose "restart later" and reboot linux.
Installer, it installs successfully with default settings.
What does not
The main program, it launches, but when you select to use the demo or anything to launch the program, the window closes.
What was not tested
Minitab 14.1 is no longer available to download from internet, but it is useful for the ones that own this version.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jun 04 2009||1.1.22||Yes||No||Garbage||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 27 2008||0.9.55.||Yes||Yes||Gold||michele|
If you want to use 3D scatter plots you should click on tools/options/graphics/other graphic options.
Then click at the left of "use GDI for 3D graphs": check boxes are not shown but if you click on the right position the option will be activated.