Use cxfix and cxdiag to correct common issues

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Using cxfix or cxdiag

Starting with CrossOver 17, cxfix can detect and fix the most common issues. To use it open a terminal, change to the CrossOver binary directory (either /opt/cxoffice or ~/cxoffice), and run:

/cxfix --auto

This should install all the libraries most likely to be needed by Windows applications. Furthermore, for any issue that it cannot solve, cxfix will point you to the relevant page in the list below.

Alternatively you can also run cxdiag, CrossOver's diagnostic tool, to check your Linux computer for missing libraries and other potential problems. You would start it in the same way as cxfix but run the following commands instead:


Each issue has a title which should help you identify the relevant page below.

Last modified on 2023-09-29 20:42:42 UTC by Andrew Balfour