You can get more out of Wine (1.0 or higher) by installing Winetricks. It will help you in getting your Wine applications to run better by giving you and easy way to download required packages. And getting Winetricks set up is extremely simple.
Just run this command in Terminal: wget http://www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks
Now to run Winetricks open the Terminal and type “sh winetricks”
It’s that simple. Now you can use some of the goodies to help your Windows programs to hopefully run a bit smoother.