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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Torrenting, installing and using Ableton 9 on Ubuntu14

I would like to download Ableton Live 9 into my Ubuntu 14.04, there are some tutorials and instructions around but non of them refer to how to do it from a torrent. I tried doing it on my own, with ...
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PlayOnLinux resolution problems on laptop

I wanted to play some games on my DELL laptop so I installed PlayOnLinux. I've had a lot of good experience with it but there are some games that won't run (Port Royal, Warcraft III TFT, jedi outcast, ...
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Error: Brokencount >0

I recently installed playonlinux. However, while I was away my computer was put into suspend mode. Afterwards I got this error notification in my task bar saying there was an error. The exact ...
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MS Office 2007 is bugged [14.04] [closed]

I tried to install MS Office 2007. I used PlayOnLinux, inserted burned ISO and installed application. Everything seemed fine, but I've noticed few bugs inside while working: When I open "Office ...
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Problem regarding PlayOnLinux

While installing PlayOnLinux from Ubuntu software center,failling and displaying this clause ("Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/c/curl/libcurl3_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb ...
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I want to make disk Partition for my hard disk

I want to install Ubuntu on my laptop as a main or primary operating system without Windows or anything else. My hard disk size is 300 G.B, I have two questions : first : What is the best or ideal ...
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wine Direct3D 10 is not supported on this GPU with the current shader backend

Hi i am trying to paly NFS2012 with playonLinxu . i am geeting error winediag:dxgi_check_d3d10_support Direct3D 10 is not supported on this GPU with the current shader backend And debug log ...
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WINE 1.3 with Amazon Kindle

I am experiencing problems getting Wine/PlayOnLinux to work with my Amazon Kindle Account. Firstly, I installed Wine/PlayOnLinux downloaded Amazon for PC and Wine picked up the exe. After ...
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How can I install games from disc on ubuntu playonlinux?

I'm sort of new to ubuntu and can't find any guides on how to install game discs on playonlinux. I have ubuntu 14.04 and a msi gtx 960 graphics card,I'm not sure if any of that matters (as I said I'm ...
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Use Program made in qt to run on linux instead of windows

I have a program that is distributed for both Windows and Mac. Earlier I found out that it is made using qt creator. Is it possible to somehow use qt to make the program run on linux without using ...
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Adwords editor using Play on Linux

I am very new to Ubuntu and I would really love to make it work for me. I have tried to install adwords editor on my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and with the info found online I have followed the Play on Linux ...
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Wine Photoshop CS6 broken fonts

I successfully installed and ran Adobe Photoshop CS6 on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS. However, fonts are broken. Some of fonts just have different style, while some are not displayed at all. screenshot Check ...
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problem with amd graphic card in ubuntu15.10

i am a newbie and i have just replaced my windows 8.1 with ubuntu15.10 and trying to make my amd graphic card work(amd r7m265) but i cant make it work . below is the outputs of following command. $ ...
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PlayOnLinux Missing OpenGL 32 Libraries (nvidia-358, ubuntu 15.10)

When launching PlayOnLinux on (x)Ubuntu, nvidia 358: it cannot locate the OpenGL 32bit libraries.
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How to install .NET framework v4.0.30319 on wine?

I wanted to install osu!, but it doesn't work when you go on PlayOnLinux (error message and nothing happens). Then, I followed this video on Youtube. As the video showed (at 2:44,) I clicked on Run ...
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Installing Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded Wine and Playonlinux. I selected Photoshop CS6 (in description it says it is also choice for CC) and started to install it. However an ...
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Grand Fantasia Invisible Characters

I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and I'm busy installing some programs and games I had running on Ubuntu 14.04. I was installing Grand Fantasia, everything went ...
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What is causing terrible performance for World of Tanks in Wine/PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed World of Tanks using PlayOnLinux in Ubuntu 14.04. I've gotten past any obstacles to installation, and the launcher runs smoothly enough, but when the actual game client opens, ...
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League of Legends patcher crash playonlinux

Not sure if I'm posting in the right place and how many of you will have knowledge of playonlinux and LoL crashing, but here is the bug I posted to the playonlinux site and I figured I'd repost here ...
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League of Legends can't connect to the match

I've been trying to play LoL on my 14.04 LTS notebook, but I hadn't had much success. I've searched and most people who can't connect find error before they log in, but that's not my case: I can log ...
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Origin won't open the login screen PlayOnLinux

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and already downloaded Wine and PlayOnLinux. I am trying to open up Origin so I can dowload EA's Battlefront and play it. I have tried it with Wine version 1.7.55, ...
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Is it safe to run an infected program under wine with another user? [duplicate]

I want to run some windows applications under Wine/PlayOnLinux. let's say they are infected or they have some malicious behavior. Is it safe to create another user account and run these program under ...
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Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw Problem With Wine in Ubuntu

I am referring to using wine with Age of Empires II for Ubuntu or Trisquel. I am trying to play Age of Empires II with wine, but in Ubuntu and Trisquel, I always get the error "Could not initialize ...
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How can I fix the League of Legends “Game is still in progress - Reconnect” bug?

I used to be able to run LoL on PoL without problems (except low fps but that's another problem). However my cpu had some hardware problem so I had to reinstall Ubuntu, now I get that glitch that I ...
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Wine League of Legends FPS drops with low GPU usage

I have encountered a really weird error/bug with my Prime Radeon drivers using 7970m. I am running League of Legends through wine using PlayOnLinux. My game was dropping frames and lagging at some ...
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How can I play the League of Legend in Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)?

I just learned to install League of Legends in Ubuntu, and there are several problems. First, the update takes a long time, which could be attributed to my net work. Anyway, it can be done after ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 USB Sound Issue

New to Linux, Installed Ubuntu 15.10 a few days ago and along with it Wine and Playonlinux to play League of Legends. When I launch the game and I am greeted with the login screen the music and sound ...
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I need help looping the adding users using a shell script process in linux

I have used the code below and can create a user with the password but how do I create a loop to repeat the process #!/bin/bash # Script to add a user to Linux system if [ $(id -u) -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Error in POL while installing a game

I've installed Play On Linux and was trying to install a game along with some libs and this error popped up while installing Microsoft NET Framework 2.0 if I'm not mistaken.. telling to change this ...
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Can run winetricks but can't install playonlinux on wine 1.6 Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64bit

As i mention in Q. I have wine 1.6 and my winetricks can run with this wine $wine --version $wine-1.6.2 $sudo apt-get install playonlinux Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ping spikes

I realized have been getting ping spikes while playing the game League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. So I decided to ping google.com and check if I have been getting ping spikes outside the game as ...
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Software installation offline [duplicate]

I have Desktop with ubuntu Linux installed. I don't have Internet Connection at home. I download Linux base application on USB Drive. How I can install those application in Ubuntu. Help or guide me to ...
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Can't install flash with winetricks

I run winetricks flash and it outputs Executing w_do_call flash Executing load_flash Downloading http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/12.0.0.38/install_flash_player_ax.exe to ...
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Playonlinux I can't find some components

I'm trying to install a game through playonlinux. I'm following winehq's instructions. For example, to install smite I'm following this: ...
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PlayOnLinux change install location from virtual drive

I am using PLayOnLinux for a couple of my games but it only installs games in one specific spot that I am unable to change, I'm guessing it's a virtual drive ((according to someone on here)) and I'd ...
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Only install location is OS partition

So I'm using Battle.Net through PlayonLinux but when I try to install the games it automatically chooses the partition where I have my OS, and doesn't find the rest of my harddrives. How do I fix ...
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Can not install theme for wine

I am using wine and playonlinux, the UI is bad so I want to change the theme for it. I selected configure wire in playonlinux, and in Desktop Integration, I clicked install theme and choose some ...
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Wine crashed on playonlinux

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04.I downloaded playonlinux and then prince of persia-the two thrones which started to install wine then wine(gecko) which stopped responding during downloading so I aborted ...
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Help with Playonlinux installing League of Legends using Ubuntu

I only very recently moved to Ubuntu and started using it yesterday. I've been trying to install League of Legends for the better part of a day with no success. I manage to download Playonlinux and ...
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Cannot switch to Nvidia card from VGA, I get 'Error: BrokenCount > 0', can't update the libvdpau1 file

Ok, this is a weird one. Using a HP Pavillion Slimline using Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 with the driver 304.128 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Results from running lshw Show the following (not sure ...
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Cannot switch to Nvidia card from VGA, I get 'Error: BrokenCount > 0', can't update the libvdpau1 file

I wanted to play League of Legends, so I successfully installed PlayOnLinux and LoL itself. I had VERY low FPS (around 10, tops) so I started looking for an answer to that. The only thing I could ...
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League of Legends “Unhaled exception: error assertion failed in 32-bit code”

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, launching "League Of Legends" game through PlayonLinux It worked nicely before last updates. I have problem after logging into client, it crashes each time almost ...
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How to use PlayOnLinux with Wine 1.7?

I have installed PlayOnLinux which obviously also installs Wine, however it installs Wine 1.6, and I want Wine 1.7, so if I were to add the Wine PPA and install Wine 1.7 over 1.6 could this cause any ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 PlayOnLinux Evernote can't edit notes

Just installed Ubuntu 15.04 (yes, I know that I'm a slowpoke). On Ubuntu 14.10 I was using Evernote via POL and everything was OK. Now I have a weird problem. Everything is synced. I can see a list ...
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PlayOnLinux - League of Legends won't start game

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop (14.04.3). Yesterday I installed League of Legends via PlayOnLinux. I am not saying "tried to install", because it installed and patched perfectly fine, and ...
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PlayOnLinux Next Car Game Demo not working

I installed the next car game demo on playonlinux, and when I run it, it says: the program has encountered a serious problem and has to close. How do I fix this?
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How to transfer PlayOnLinux and all it's files into my secondary hard drive

So here is my problem, i have downloaded PlayOnLinux (Wine too) and i have installed in PlayOnLinux the steam platform. From there (steam) i have downloaded some of my games but it takes too much ...
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Rise of Nations with PlayOnLinux and Wine

I installed Rise of Nations Extended Edition with PlayOnLinux. I followed instructions from 3 sites on the configuration, but nothing worked. When I select debug it prints this out: [10/05/15 ...
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Different versions of Wine

Sorry if this is a duplicate, but can you guys please help me out? I noticed that there are four different "Wine" programs in the Ubuntu Software Centre. "Microsoft Windows Compatability Layer ...
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wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string

I am using Playonlinux and im trying to use winetricks to install a dll in one of my POL prefixes. I do: WINEPREFIX=/home/user/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/giffmegames/ winetricks and get wine cmd.exe ...