CrossOver Linux Users Guide

CrossOver Linux is a trademark of CodeWeavers, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are owned by their respective companies.

December 12, 2016


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Quick Start Guide
3. Installing CrossOver Linux
Choosing an installation mode
User mode
Shared mode
4. Registering CrossOver
5. Installing Windows Software
Using the CrossOver Software Installer
Choosing what to install
Selecting an installation source
Downloading an installer
Selecting a bottle for installation
Completing the installation
Removing Applications
6. Using CrossOver Linux
Running Windows applications
Running Windows Applications via desktop integration
Running Windows Applications from CrossOver
Running Windows applications with the Run Command dialog
Running Windows applications from the command line
CrossOver's All Applications window
Stopping misbehaving programs
7. Using the Bottle Manager
Managing Bottles
Bottle Windows versions
Bottle modes
The Applications tab
The Control Panel tab
The Advanced tab
8. Finding more information about running your Windows application with CrossOver
Using CrossTies with multiple CodeWeavers products
9. Advanced Manual Configuration Options
Installing CrossOver on multiple systems
Creating an RPM, Debian or Solaris package from a bottle
Installing onto a shared volume
Side-by-side installations
Adding a new drive or customizing the drive label / serial number
Customizing bottles using bottle hooks
Setting the bottle search path
10. Troubleshooting
A. Directory Structure, Location of Files
Installation Files
Menu and Association files
B. Glossary
Bottles
Published Bottles
CrossOver Software Installer
CrossTie
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