Release 20, Version 16.2

Application Details:

Version: 2006
License: Retail
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4.1

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What works

Installs ok after the well known

sh winetricks gecko gdiplus msxml3 dotnet20 corefonts tahoma

 I had to remove the words "DOTNET" "DOTNETLANG" and "DOTNETSP1" on the acadFeui/setup.ini line "SETUP_PRODUCT_NAMES=, to avoid the installation of the 1.1 .Net, the .NET Framework Runtime 1.1  package and, most important, the .NET Framework Runtime 1.1 SP1,  that finish on error.

What does not

The license activation process. 


What was not tested

I haven't tried yet the portable license trick.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Important things: 1) Version 1.28 (which is at this time the wine-unstable debian package in SID branch), doesn't worked (it installed but on opening files acad.exe claimed about missed "modeler DLL's"). I have tried the 1.27 .deb package from and this version worked ok as previously reported here. It worked even without a fresh install: only copying the entire .wine directory used previosly with the non working 1.28 version. 2) There is a little error on dependencies of this *.deb package. I unpacked the *.deb and modifyed the control file to avoid dependencies error with "libfontconfig" which doesn't exists at this time in SID: it is replaced by "libfontconfig1".

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy"Feb 18 20141.4.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 13 "Maya"Oct 05 20121.4Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze"Apr 11 20111.3.17Yes Yes BronzeDeve 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 25 20101.3.1Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 05 20101.1.42Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
17743 AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD Mechanical 2008: Undocked toolbars are displayed incorrectly NEW View

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HowTo / Notes


­by NSLW on (March 26th 2009)


    1. Use recent version of Wine(tested with Wine-1.3.8)

    2. Download winetricks by following command


    3. Install required components by following command

sh winetricks dotnet20

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

    4. navigate to your AutoCAD 2006 CD and run

wine setup.exe

PlayOnLinux way

You can install your AutoCAD 2006 using PlayOnLinux (some kind of gui for Wine). I think it's the easiest method because script will tell you step by step what to do. To do so you'll need:

    1. PlayOnLinux

    2. POL Helper plug-in

Do not use Wine 1.1.19 because in this version there is a regression which causes toolbars to be mis-sized.