Play on Linux is a front end for wine. Wine is a compatibility layer used to run windows based programs within Linux. Play on Linux simplifies the installation and tweaking required for some programs which are often run using wine, using pre-defined wizards supplied as part of the package.

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Wine doesn't run normally anymore. Need to run wineserver before every command now

After installing playonlinux to test one of its scripts, running wine on any Windows executable or even winecfg does nothing. Running winetricks outputs: ...
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Skyrim audio extremely choppy

I've bought Skyrim LE yesterday, installed it via PlayOnLinux. The game is working fine graphically, however the audio is severely distorted with a varying stutter depending on how many different ...
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Help with PLayOnLinux, FS_Check warning, failed to load “canberra-gtk-module”

I've attempted to run PlayOnLinux many times and so far, I either cannot install a program, like a game, because it throws an error, saying it failed to download... Or In the event I was able to ...
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Windows Media Player 11 + 12, with Wine

I do realize this is a copy of my 2nd account, but it a question that so far, I have not gotten a good answer to. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Recently I bought GTA5, and want to play it. I got the .exe ...
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How to install Windows Media Feature Pack? (Required by a game)

I've recently bough GTA5 for the computer, but through Game-stop. They gave me a code, and I got the install EXE file. I thought I could simply run it through steam, and I'd be done. However, when I ...
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Play fullscreen directX games in wine (PlayOnLinux)

I've installed League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, but when I start a match I have a transparent window. Is it a problem with my graphic card drivers (AMD Radeon) or with Wine?
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PlayOnLinux not run

I'm trying install Playonlinux in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have installed PlayonLinux with sudo apt-get install playonlinux so that is installed, but when I'll run, it's not run, and no error ...
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virtual machine installation for ubuntu os … [duplicate]

ok ... so i posted a question as to how to install i-tunes in ubuntu, apparently ubuntu does not support i-tunes ... i hav in fact used the playonlinux version of i-tunes only to find out that my ...
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League of Legend plays well for the first game but subsequent games doesnt work

After I play a game then try to play another the screen acts as if it is shrunk and the icons are too large. Where I can see the ubuntu launcher again. That is after the character select screen. ...
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Install Flash Player on IE7/IE8 with Wine

I have to set up IE7 or IE8 with Adobe Flash Player on a Linux machine (to test a very old web application) but I fight with some compatibility Flash problems. I'm using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Problem in loading Unity3D using wine

Recently I installed unity3D x86 4.5 on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit using playonlinux (wine 1.7.38). During installing, I installed tahoma and .net framework 4. After this I started Unity3D which loaded badly ...
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Can I play a 'not available for Linux' game on Steam using Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I bought a games bundle which has games that are both available and not available for Linux. I understand that to play the available games for Linux I only have to download Steam and voilà. But is it ...
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BigFishGames client can't connect to internet

I'm running Wine, and PlayOnLinux. I have an internet connection, or I wouldn't have been able to install either, download the client, or post here. I downloaded the BigFishGames client, and ...
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Slow internet issues on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm getting some internet issues; more specifically very high ping when playing video games, League of Legends most noticeably. I have OS X and Windows ...
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How to fix battle.net ui

I'm using Ubutu 14.04 I've installed Diablo 3 and thus battle.net launcher with playonlinux from my cd as well but this is how it looks like http://imgur.com/c8CR3SQ The UI is split in half ...
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Slow performance (Ubuntu 14.10) on core i7 (mobile 3rd)and 8 GB of ram.(Asus k56cb)

community I been using windows for ages, but I wanted to try something new, and get some experience on Linux based OS. So I have formated my ssd and installed Ubuntu, installed updates and needed ...
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Playonlinux - Emulate a virtual desktop

I'm using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 + Gnome and I followed the answer to this question on how to play games on a window, rather than on full screen. However, changing the wine config to emulate a ...
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Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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PlayonLinux issues with game installation

Trying to install and run AOE III using PlayonLinux-Wine loader. After manually selecting the file (installer) and activating, it initiates but then throws up an error message
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Patching LoL with TuxLoL

I seem to have exactly the same issue as Guga had in this question. I was recieving the same message "invalid Directory." But in this case, I have removed all spaces from the path name. I have no ...
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How do I add i386 architecture in Ubuntu MATE 15.04?

So I want to install wine:i386 so I can use PlayOnLinux. http://wiki.playonlinux.com/index.php/Installing_PlayOnLinux For users' Debian wheezy and Ubuntu Precise (and higher), they'll need to ...
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ClamTk found possible threats - How should they be handled?

A recent scan with ClamTk found 24 possible threats. All but one are associated with PlayOnLinux, Wine, or WinTV, and are located in my user folder in /home. I tried quarantining all of them, but ...
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How to play and install Need For Speed ​​Most Wanted 2012 in Ubuntu

I want to install Need For Speed Most Wanted 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS because I can install it in Windows. Ubuntu with Wine/Play on Linux won't open the files. Someone please help!!! I wanted to ...
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install php in Linux

I am use VM VirtualBox to use Linux system because I wanna to install php on the Linux system I follow all steps to install apache2 , Mysql , php5 ... and then when put localhost in my browser this ...
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Fully remove PlayOnLinux and any files left behind [duplicate]

I recently installed PlayOnLinux with: sudo apt-get install playonlinux But then decided that I wanted to remove it so I did: sudo apt-get purge playonlinux sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get ...
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playonlinux problem for world of tanks installation

I installed Play On Linux, because I want to install World of Tanks game. But when this game installation process starts appears this error which is in print screen. What should I do in this ...
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Options.txt file hearthstone

I finally opened Hearthstone,played a few games without any problem, but I made a critical mistake, I put the graphics quality in High and closed the game. Now, when I open Hearthstone using wine, ...
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Playonlinux asks to install Python

just few days ago I installed other version of Python on Ubuntu (I need it for coding). Installation of Python went pretty much smoothly, but when I try to launch League Of Legends I get a problem. ...
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PlayonLInux+IE8 from one computer to other

I have installed Internet Explorer 8 using PlayonLinux. Now I want to somehow copy these two programs to other computers. What should I do. The other computers don't have access to internet.
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Blank screen error on Unity 5

I installed Unity 5 using PlayOnLinux and wine 1.7.42 and everything went well. But when I open the editor I just got a blank screen. If I click to create a new scene, nothing happens... Picture ...
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Cloning Playonlinux Virtual Drives

I have a virtual drive on Playonlinux with some application which only allows one instance of itself to run. However, I'd like to run several of its instances. For this, I am planning to create ...
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Skyrim Audio Choppy

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2. When I load Skyrim via PlayonLinux, the audio always becomes choppy and unbearable at times. Is there a solution?
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Terraria in Wine/Play On Linux (Steam version)

I installed Terraria using Play ON Linux's version of steam, but every time I open it, the launcher is open for like a second and then closes but nothing opens. Please help.
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PlayOnLinux does not show my application in the list of installed

I recently installed Hearthstone, and let me play with it. But when i closed battle.net client and game, the installation window was running. It was waiting for the installation's end. I close this ...
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Halo Combat Evolved Rendering Issue

I'm trying to run Halo Combat Evolved on my macbook pro running ubuntu using playon linux. It's successfully installed and it plays but the screen is rendered unusably with the a mirror image running ...
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When I installed Ubuntu my windows 8.1 does not load? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with win 8.1,but now when I start the power only Ubuntu is come in DOS and the win 8.1 does not load. how I fix it?
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Skyrim with PlayOnLinux audio is choppy [on hold]

I've been playing The Elder Scrolls V on Ubuntu 14.10 with wine (PlayOnLinux). There's a problem with the audio that makes everything choppy and fuzzy. Everybody's voices sound super-gravelly and ...
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How do I change the resolution of Terraria with PlayOnLinux?

I recently got Terraria, and I'm playing it on my Ubuntu machine with PlayOnLinux. I just set it up with the nice little installer from PlayOnLinux. However, when I run it, the Wine desktop comes up ...
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.exe compatibility layer?

Is there a piece of software that will let me run .exe files as soon as I install the program, without having to go through a complicated process like Wine or PlayOnLinux makes me do? I would like to ...
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How to install a Steam game on PlayOnLinux? [duplicate]

I'm quite new to PlayOnLinux so I got really confused as I tried to install some of my Steam games. I'm using the newest version of this program. I installed Steam by selecting it from the ...
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Importing jabref xml reference file for Microsoft word on PlayOnLinux

I manged to successfully install Microsoft Word on PlayOnlinux. I use jabref for references which can generate an XML file which can be imported into word for citation. I can do this on word on MS ...
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Adding another Wine or “Virtual Drive” to removable USB and playing games from it

I have recently installed 14.04 Ubuntu on my Chromebook using crouton. I am not much of a Ubuntu person, nor Linux. My Chromebooks capacity is 16 GB, and I only get to use about 8-9 GB. I already ...
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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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Bioshock 1/Playonlinux - can't turn 360°

I'm trying to play this game through PlayOnLinux, the graphic and the sound got no problem. However, I can not make the character turn 360°. I saw in WineHQ that this is a problem of an old version ...
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TuxLoL says that the directory is in incorrect

me@adrian-Ubuntu:~/tuxlol-0.1-dd62ba8-bin$ mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir "~/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/LeagueOfLegends/drive_c/Riot\ Games/League\ of\ Legends/" The specified directory is invalid. ...
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Pokemon Uranium Keeps Crashing

Okay, so I tried to play Pokemon Uranium using PlayOnLinux, but it keeps crashing near the end of the opening flashback scene. I googled fixes, but all I found were references to Windows and Mac ...
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Allow sudo in default guest account

I am trying to run Microsoft Office for some public workstations. I have added the following entry to my sudoers file: %win ALL=(windows) NOPASSWD: /usr/share/playonlinux/ /home/windows/.PlayOnLinux ...
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Yardi on Ubuntu, Patric, digitalbeachbum

I am trying to run an old DOS real estate management program Yardi 4.0 on ubuntu. Has anybody done it successfully? I had read a post here from a user 'digitalbeachbum', Patric, earlier last year ...
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Japanese characters show as boxes in steam on playonlinux

I have installed steam through playonlinux however Japanese characters are showing as boxes. I am not Japanese and would rather the text be English so I understand it however it is incredibly annoying ...
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ITunes on Ubuntu to manage iOS apps

There are several iTunes/Ubuntu posts. I am not concerned with purchased media like music. I need to be able to put my iOS apps from iTunes desktop to an iOS device. (An app I need to transfer is no ...