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Football Manager 2008

The version 8.0 of Football Manager

Application Details:

Version: 8.0
License: Retail
URL: http://www.sigames.com/fm/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.5

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

the InstallAnywhere installer starts, but after 100% it becomes like in the picture: http://tiny.cc/Mdhjb and the installation process stops.

What does not

the second part of the installation process.

Workarounds

What was not tested

everything else.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

i don't know if it's only my problem or it's a problem of Wine 1.1.5

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 01 20081.1.5No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowPardus 2008Sep 02 20081.0-rc5Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 15 20080.9.53.No Yes SilverMiguel 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 29 20070.9.52.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowPardus 2007.3Nov 21 20070.9.49.No Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
10748 Unhandled Exception: Football Manager 2008 will crash occasionally CLOSED ABANDONED View
11603 Cannot install Football Manager 2008 (FM08) CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO Run Football Manager 2008 under Wine

Running Football Manager 2008 under Wine

by Romain - romain _AT_ r0ma _DOT_ in - http://r0ma.in/

Rev. 2007-10-08-01

Installing the game

  • You need a Wine version >0.9.48 in order to install the game without the j2re environment
  • Launch winecfg and choose XP as Windows version.
  • Move to the CD directory and run the installer
wine setup.exe

Follow the instructions.

Running and Playing Football Manager 2008

  • Launch winecfg and choose Vista as Windows version.
  • Replace the original fm.exe file with the no-cd version (fm.exe file is located in ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2008/fm.exe by default). The no-cd file is available on dedicated websites, do not ask here please...
  • Move to FM directory (~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2008 by default)
  • Launch the game

wine fm.exe

Cet HowTo est disponible en français ici
Use the 8.01 patch
Please use the 8.01 "beta" patch, this version doesn't need a no-cd patch.

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