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 ­
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Application Details:

Version: 3.1 - 3.3
License: Free to use
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.32

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Test Results

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What works

  • Start
  • Retrieve Reference via ISBN
  • Open Projects

What does not

  • Installer (Workaround also working with win-installation)
  • Entering Licence.key
  • Open pdf in pdf-viewer
  • Locations of files not visible


What was not tested

too much

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 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 
ShowUbuntu 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

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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
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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