Microsoft Word

Word processing component of Office 2013.

Application Details:

Version: 2013 (32 bit)
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.9

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What works

Build a docker image called wine:latest with this Dockerfile

FROM fedora
RUN useradd -U -m user; \
    dnf install -y wine; \
    dnf clean all; \
USER user
WORKDIR /home/user

Build a docker image called wine:3.0 with this Dockerfile

FROM fedora:26
RUN useradd -U -m user; \
    curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/winehq.repo; \
    dnf install -y winehq-stable mesa-dri-drivers.x86_64 mesa-dri-drivers.i686 /usr/bin/ntlm_auth; \
    dnf clean all; \
    mkdir -p /opt/wine-stable/share/wine/mono /opt/wine-stable/share/wine/gecko; \
    curl -o /opt/wine-stable/share/wine/mono/wine-mono-4.7.1.msi -LJ; \
    curl -o /opt/wine-stable/share/wine/gecko/wine_gecko-2.47-x86_64.msi -LJ; \
    curl -o /opt/wine-stable/share/wine/gecko/wine_gecko-2.47-x86.msi -LJ
USER user
WORKDIR /home/user

Install with

docker run --rm -it -v /tmp/.X11-unix/X0:/tmp/.X11-unix/X0 --device=/dev/dri --security-opt="label=disable" --ipc=host -v ~/wine/office2013:/home/user/.wine -v /media/to/office:/mnt:ro --env WINEARCH=win32 --env DISPLAY=:0 wine:latest wine 'Z:\mnt\setup.exe'

Run with

docker run --rm -it -v /tmp/.X11-unix/X0:/tmp/.X11-unix/X0 --device=/dev/dri --security-opt="label=disable" --ipc=host -v ~/wine/office2013:/home/user/.wine --env WINEARCH=win32 --env DISPLAY=:0 wine:3.0 wine 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\WINWORD.EXE'

Typing characters succeeds with no problem

What does not

Installation fails with errors like "MSI extraction error" under wine:3.0, screen keeps black under wine:latest after installation

Program crash very often after clicking into the file menu, under wine:3.0


Use wine-3.4 for installation, as described above

What was not tested

Anything else

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Actually wine-3.0 and wine-3.4 are both used. Currently wine-3.4 is the latest release in Fedora's repo and wine-3.0 is the winehq-stable package in the repo of

The OS running docker is Fedora 27

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Jun 02 20205.9Yes Yes YesBronzekebab 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Oct 29 20183.19Yes Yes NoPlatinumJonathan 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jun 24 20183.11Yes Yes YesBronzeIsira Seneviratne 
CurrentFedora 27 x86_64Apr 01 20183.0No, but has workaround Yes YesBronzeXU Guang-zhao 
ShowUbuntu 17.10 "Artful" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Jan 19 20183.0Yes Yes YesSilverRaymonf 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
14980 Wine does not automatically use the RichEdit Control 'riched20' installed by Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016 (RichEdit v5.0+ requires native-only override) NEW View
38554 MS Office Word 2013: Word is not aware of keyboard layout change UNCONFIRMED View

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just install the 32bit packages of the display system
by Niklas on Wednesday April 24th 2019, 7:39
it worked like a charm for me after installing the following packages...

sudo pacman -S lib32-libxinerama lib32-libxcomposite lib32-v4l-utils