I have a couple of games in Origin that I want to play in GNU/Linux, however, the first big problem encountered is how to get Origin to work with Wine. Many users have been able to install Origin and start the GUI-front, but few have been able to actually download any games!
Now, a guy nicked "Heiko" at WineHQ has finally been able to construct a hack as a work-around to the download issue. The patch can be found here: http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31438.
To make this work, we need the source-files of Wine that can be found here: http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/wine/source/1.5/. I used version 1.5.27, but it should not matter w