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How can I tell winetricks to install an app to ~/.wine instead of ~/.local/share/wineprefixes/<app-name>?

I have already tried WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winetricks <app-name> without any success.

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WINE_PREFIXES can control the first part of the WINEPREFIX used... To keep it from creating subdirectories, use WINETRICKS_OPT_SHAREDPREFIX=1

So:

WINETRICKS_OPT_SHAREDPREFIX=1 winetricks bleh

Looks like that variable is also set by the --no-isolate option to winetricks.

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