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NOTE: This may not work and may create strange things with the translated strings. XBMC doesn't support this. Tested on Ubuntu 8.04.1 with Wine 1.1.2

First get winetricks:

wget http://www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks

Run winetricks and install the following for Microsoft .NET 1.1 SP1 to work correctly:

  • corefonts
  • gdiplus
  • vcrun2005
  • vcrun2005sp1
  • dotnet11

By running:

sh winetricks corefonts gdiplus vcrun2005 vcrun2005sp1 dotnet11

NOTE: You might have to run each item by itself, using:

sh winetricks corefonts
sh winetricks gdiplus
sh winetricks vcrun2005
sh winetricks vcrun2005sp1
sh winetricks dotnet11

Then get the XBMC Translator with:

wget http://heanet.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/xbmc/TranslatorFilesOnly.zip

Unzip the Translator:

unzip TranslatorFilesOnly.zip

And finally run:

wine Translator.exe

Hopefully this will work, a tip are if winetricks fails, try and remove ~/.wine directory and reinstall wine.

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