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SolidWorks 2010

Application Details:

Version: 2010
License: Retail
URL: http://www.solidworks.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.15

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Test Results

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What works

  • installing swwi/data/setup.exe
  • part modeling
  • assembly
  • drawing

What does not

  • hole wizard
  • font looks odd
  • saving files (comdlg32.dll workaround works but saving and opening files is very unpleasant)

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • many things

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

There are many errors in SolidWorks 2010. Before installation I did winetricks vcrun2005 vcrun2008 dotnet20 dotnet30 windowcodecs. Then I set windowcodecs to native. I didn't have to prepend WINEDLLOVERRIDES="d3d9=""" to start SolidWorks but it's needed to do drawings. The application is a little bit sluggish.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 13 20141.7.15No, but has workaround Yes Silverveger 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64May 16 20111.3.20Yes Yes SilverMarcel Partap 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 09 20111.3.17No, but has workaround Yes Silverveger 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 05 20111.3.17No, but has workaround Yes Goldveger 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Feb 23 20111.3.14Yes Yes SilverOtamay 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
10003 Adobe Illustrator CS2, After Effects 7 installers can't show image NEW View
20530 SolidWorks Explorer 2010: Fails to start NEW View
25936 SolidWorks 2010: sldim.exe shows blank window UNCONFIRMED View
26706 SolidWorks: Some tools cannot be activated UNCONFIRMED View
27403 Collapsable section headers in Solidworks property manager are overdrawn, thus unusable NEW View
31591 SolidWorks 2010: Installation of service pack 5.0 fails UNCONFIRMED View
31594 SolidWorks 2010: Crash at assigning material UNCONFIRMED View
34394 SolidWorks 2010: No text in sidebar UNCONFIRMED View
34794 SolidWorks 2010: Error message at assigning material in manager UNCONFIRMED View
34795 SolidWorks 2010: No correct headers' name for material databases in manager UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

WARNING

Some changes introduced in user SID mapping in 1.3.15 prevents SolidWorks to launch if it was installed before 1.3.15

A simple hack solved the problem : 

 env WINEPREFIX=your_solidworks_prefix sed -i "s/S-1-5-4/S-1-5-21-0-0-0-1000/g"  $WINEPREFIX/system.reg  

 


HOWTO

 by NSLW on (September 25th 2012)

Pre-installation steps

1. Use recent version of Wine(tested with wine-1.7.4)
2. Download winetricks by following command

wget http://www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks

3. Install required components by following command

sh winetricks -q dotnet30 vcrun2005 vcrun2008 mfc40

4. Install additional components by following command

sh winetricks -q wsh57 msxml6 riched20

It will take some time because winetricks will download all above components

Installing

1. Go to SOLIDWORKSINTALLATIONMEDIA/swwi/data/
2. Run setup.exe
3. Configure your installation as you like and let installer copy all the files
4. At the end you'll be informed that installation has failed. You will lose your installed files if you acknowledge this, so start your favourite terminal (e.g. Konsole, gnome-terminal, xterm) and type

killall msiexec

The window will disappear and the installation is complete.

Known problems

1. No possibility to install service pack­
Optional steps

There are several steps, which aren't required to successfully start SolidWorks, but help in some way:

  1. sh winetricks riched20 - no crash in vba editor

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