this is based on or copied from a Post in the skydemon forums
sudo apt-get install winetricks
(this will also install wine as a dependancy)
sudo wget http://winetricks.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/src/winetricks -O /usr/bin/winetricks
cd /tmp/ wget https://raw.github.com/spaetzlecode/getlibs/master/getlibs sudo chown root:root getlibs sudo chmod +x getlibs sudo mv -n getlibs /usr/local/bin sudo /usr/local/bin/getlibs -p gnome-keyring:i386 sudo mkdir -p /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/pkcs11/ sudo ln -s /usr/lib32/i386-linux-gnu/pkcs11/gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/pkcs11/gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so
rm -rf /home/username/.wine
, and then recreated a 32bit prefix in .wine. (don't copy/paste, replace username with your user home directory name and use a direcotry other than .wine if .wine still exists and you want to keep your 64bit prefix. the directory must not exist yet!):
WINEPREFIX='/home/username/.wine' WINEARCH='win32' wine 'wineboot'
and simply click OK when it pops up
and follow the instructions (download the dotnet stuff and copy it to the folder they say.
which will now install dotnet 2.0. it will then ask you to download yet another file and place it in a folder it created for you. do just that and re-run