An updated version of Microstation V8i, usually given with an academic license to Italian engineering students.
What does not
Translation: File Z:\home\...\Desktop\336631 (dxf).dxf cannot be found
I've also tried putting the files in C:\Program Files\Bentley\Microstation V8i\Microstation but the same error message is obtained and it still can't open a new file. I've even tried removing the spaces and all special characters but to no avail.
Practically, it sadly means using Microstation on Linux is totally impossible since you can't open drawings and you can't make new drawings...
If you have obtained Microstation in a prepackaged setup like me, you first have to decompress it using file-roller or similar, so that you get the same directory structure as on the original CD.
Then you need to install these prerequisites using winetricks:
winetricks dotnet35 d3dx9 msxml6 vcrun2005 vb6run ie8
Only then, start the setup.exe file and the application should install.
What was not tested
Actually drawing stuff and using the program, since it crashes when loading any file.
0028:warn:file:CreateFileW Unable to create file L"\\\\.\\pipe\\svcctl" (status c00000ac)
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 09 2020||5.0.1||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Gold||Pavel|
|Current||Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 07 2019||4.0-staging||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Jacopo|