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Change My Documents folder name in Wine

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korindou Saturday 15 February 2020 at 21:23
korindouAnonymous

I have Wine with Play on Linux on my Ubuntu PC. I need to launch BYOND app, but the problem is that it requires all folder names not to have any Unicode symbols. Due to my system being in russian language the Documents folder is named in russian. How can I change the Documents folder name without reinstalling the whole setup?

booman Wednesday 19 February 2020 at 16:56
booman

Since you are using Wine, you can actually create a new Documents folder in the wineprefix for BYOND.  This way it won't affect your Linux "Documents" where you have personal data.

All Wine does is create a symbolic link to "Documents"
 

Delete the symbolic link here:

/home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/byond/drive_c/users/username/


Then just create a new folder, name it Documents.

Then go back to your Linux Documents and copy any game files related to BYOND to the new Documents folder you created.  It should run fine now!

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