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Citavi 3 runs since .net2SP2 installs under Wine (Bug 16956)

  • ­Version 3.1 contains new function to­ w­ork on projects in teams aside bugfixes
  • ­Citavi Add-Ons require 3.1.15 or later ­
  • Official Help Desk & Support: service.citavi.com
  • + ple­ase contact developers o­ver here for "­­Citavi for Unix based OS­" (thread in German)
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Application Details:

Version: 3.1 - 3.3
License: Free to use
URL: https://www.citavi.com
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.32

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What works

  • ­­prerequisites: 
    • latest winetricks (incl. bugfixes for .net20sp2)

      winetricks dotnet20sp2 g­diplus ie7

      ie7 may also be replaced wi­th­ firefox - needs to be tested­­
    • After the USB-installer finishes, exit the program and copy the folder "Citavi 3" to your linux home-folder (e.g. .wine/drive_c/Program files)
  • Start wine with Citavi's path, e.g.

    wine 'C:\Program files\Citavi 3\bin\Citavi.exe'­
  • most of the functions run ootb, even auto-detection of subscribed databases & searching trough them

What does not

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  • Installer.exe & ­.msi ­ both crash > workaround: use Citavi's function ­to install it onto a USB ­flash drive under Windows (e.g. in VirtualMachine). You may choos­e any folder on your machine (­eg subfolder of C:\ - mustn't be real flash driv­e)=> see "What works"
  • The Pickers (Firefox / A­dobe Reader / Word ) - this are known missing functions of the USB-Version­ - check FAQ
  • Overview tab, Quotations tab can be added trough right click-menu and can be set to show up in preview pane (right one)
  • Citavi crashes frequently if you open the calender under Tasks pane­

Workarounds

What was not tested

Citavi switched in Version 3 from MS Access to  SQLite¹
­I therefore guess (but I'm not sure) that the following components aren't needed any more - I first tried only the above (> what works) and couldn't see a change of the program's behaviour after I installed one by one of these
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­winetricks vcrun2005 corefonts mdac28 riched20

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¹ www.matti-stoehr.ddrs.de/?p=230

Hardware tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 17 20111.3.32No, but has workaround Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 02 20111.3.28No, but has workaround Yes Bronzebremer 
CurrentUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 12 20111.3.24No, but has workaround Yes Bronzebremer 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

WINEARCH=win32
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How-to-run Citavi's USB-Variant

install wine-unstable (upwards 1.3.24) & latest winetricks, e.g. in terminal under Ubuntu 10.10:

sudo apt-get install wine1.3­­
wget http://winetricks.org/winetricks­
chmod +x winetricks
./winetricks dotnet20sp2 g­diplus ie7

­­cd to folder containing Citavi for USB (can be extracted to any folder, no need for using USB-drives!) & run­ it:­

wine '/edit/path/to/Citavi 3/bin/Citavi.exe'­
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