Common Linux Libraries That Wine Might Need

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Games and softwares between 1995 - 2005

A lot of these games/softwares need the file MFC42.DLL (Microsoft Foundation Class Library, it is a component of Microsoft Visual C). POL feature : POL_Install_mfc42

Games and softwares between 2005 - 2020

A lot of these games/softwares need a Microsoft DotNet framework. The next problem is to know which version (usually: the newer the better).

Games and softwares before 2010

To make audio/music work, this piece of code may be required in the .POL installation script:

 ## Sound problem fix - pulseaudio related
 [ "$POL_OS" = "Linux" ] && Set_SoundDriver "alsa"
 [ "$POL_OS" = "Linux" ] && Set_SoundEmulDriver "Y"
 ## End Fix

What components does a Windows software use ?

A way to know it is to submit the main .EXE file of the software to this meta-search engine : then click the tab 'Details', then look under the line 'Imports'.