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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Origin instantly crashes with PlayOnLinux

After installing origin using PlayOnLinux, I pressed play and almost instantaneously it says: Error in Main Origin crashed. Click on debug link to get more details. And in debug it says: ...
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How to Create Taskbar Icon Of MS Office Using PlayOnLinux

I have installed MS Office on Ubentu 14 using Play on PlayOnLinux , now Can you please let me know how I can create Taskbar Office Icon for MS Word, for example? Thanks
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Might & Magic: Duel of Champions working with wine but crashing randomly (Unhandled C++ Exception)

After some researching and effort I managed to have the game running using the methods described here, which I'll quote below for ease of reading: Step 1: Downloading the game -install missing ...
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PlayOnLinux via Steam fails badly! (3 of 3 failed)

Okay the following games did not work via steam but Steam worked... *DayZ (black box in corner then goes away!) *R.U.S.E. (stuck on loading screen!) *Unreal Tournament 3: Black Edition (logo apears ...
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Can I move my compiled executable C code to another laptop without installation of the package?

I have install a package call libcurl, and I have compile a C code from that package into a executable. So when I run the code, I just do .thiscode The problem is, I want to run .thiscode in another ...
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Audio is no longer working, after trying to fix In-game sound for playonlinux

So, following this guide here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure) this is the output for the ALSA debug script: http://pastebin.com/zZTAxeQN Everything was working ...
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PlayOnLinux 32 bit OpenGl missing ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

system info: cpu: AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor × 8 ram: 8 gig of 1866 ram duel channel set up gpu: GeForce GTX 970/PCIe/SSE2 Os: ubuntu 14.04 lts 64 bit Everytime i open PlayOnLinux i get a ...
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How to build my own Linux distro? [closed]

Suppose, I've downloaded my kernel from http://kernel.org/ Now, How should i add desktop background with Mouse pointer, control panel, wallpapers etc.? Please help, Surely help would be appreciated!
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Running need for speed mw with play on linux

When I used windows I used a folder which was installed in the Program Files folder and I copied it from some friend.I was able to run NFSMW with this folder.Now I am using linux and I want to know ...
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Problem installing PlayonLinux on Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nVidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...
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Install PlayonLinux

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...
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How do I prevent PlayonLinux from disabling my second monitor

I'm playing StarCraft via PlayonLinux and when I run it in full screen it disables my second monitor. Now I've seen the fix for wine, but I run everything wine-related in PlayonLinux. So my question ...
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League of legends after champion select

I am using HD 7870 card, and play LoL via playonlinux. with the default driver it worked, but the fps was around 40 (on win7 i had like 180 with everything maxed). Then i installed the fglrx from ...
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PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 doesn't start (SOLVED)

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I'm having problems with POL. It did not happen before updating to 4.2.6. This is what happened: I had 2 games installed yesterday (Quake3Arena and ...
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KDE Wine keyboard doesn't work, have to hold ctrl or other special keys

In Wine I cannot press any keys except special keys. (Space, Ctrl, Alt, Shift etc.) I have to hold one of special keys to make all other keys work. How to fix? OS : Linux mint 17.1 KDE
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how to install OS in pandrive and run on any pc or laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is currently not being formatted properly. Every time I try to install any operating system it installs, but before I can move to drive, it crashed and gets back to boot screen, it doesn't ...
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SHAREit is not working

I have downloaded SHAREit for PC. It is a windows application. And I have playonlinux installed in my ubuntu 14.04. But still it I can't work with SHAREit in my ubuntu. I am able to double click the ...
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Installing PHYSX under WINE

I installed ME2, but it asks for physx. I used following command to install physx: ./winetricks physx And that resulted in: You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is shut-down without prompting

after I installed wine on Ubuntu 14.04 , and installed some propriety software , my computer have been shut down automatically without ask me !! can anyone here help me please ?
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Install old version of Wine

Recording to this page https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=9597&iTestingId=56155, I should install older version of wine (max. 20041019), in order to run D2GS (game ...
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opengl BadAlloc error 153 after installing Steam (12.04)

Everything was fine before installing dclock and steam - I know! Only one at a time next time and every time. During Steam install my graphics display was already off with gui elements displaying ...
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Hearthstone on PlayOnLinux: I can ALT+TAB out of the game, but I can't ALT+TAB back in

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Hearthstone via PlayOnLinux and it works excellently. The only problem is that I can Alt+Tab out of Hearthstone to go to another application, but I can't Alt+Tab ...
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ClamAV detects certain files on the PlayOnLinux directory as malware, should I be concerned?

ClamAv found 50 viruses on my computer, mostly associated with PlayOnLinux. Is this normal? Is it a significant risk? Should I be concerned? How do I learn more about these viruses so I can judge ...
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Installing Sims 2 Ultimate Collection without using a CD/DVD [closed]

I have Origin installed through PlayOnLinux I managed to get it working, after it was stable I decided to install my Sims 2 ultimate collection that I got for free using the I-LOVE-THE-SIMS Code, back ...
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League of Legends on Ubuntu?

I'm having a huge problem trying to get League of Legends to run on Ubuntu. I'm very new to Ubuntu so please bear with me here. I installed PlayOnLinux, installed League of Legends, and followed ...
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List of sources could not be read

i am getting this error when i try to run the update list command in order to correct the red minus sign on the top bar: $ sudo apt-get update E: Type' !DOCTYPE' is not known on line 1 in source ...
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Making HDD Executable

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have experienced much grief in these last weeks as I have tried to download steam and play games on my computer. Steam downloadeds on my ssd and runs fine, but I would ...
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Swtor is this normal

I installed swtor on play on no problems but after i choose which character it gets stuck and sits hear I tried waiting over 2 hours but nothing should I continue to wait or installation repair ...
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League of Legends will not launch at all, not even the patcher via PlayOnLinux

I've had this issue on Ubuntu 13, Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu 14.10 on a variety of x64 machines. League of Legends will run the first time I freshly install it from the LATEST version of playonlinux. ...
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Game paints frames very fast

I installed StarCraft 2 using POL, and I am having an issue where when I play a game with lots going on, and when the game ends the next game runs odd. So for example on the second game, it seems to ...
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How do I install “Slender” through Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I'm currently trying to install wine 1.5.9raw 3 in order to play 'Slender' through PlayOnLinux, but as I try to run it, my laptop says it cannot find that particular wine version. Can I download it ...
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How can I run a program (wine) as a distinct user by shortcut?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to run wine under a different account for security reasons. I also want to access it from different accounts. So I made an account called wine and now I want a way ...
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Play on Linux Audio Problem 14.04

For recording gameplay I use simple screen recorder and for audio I use jack and pulseaudio. My steam games default to my headset but to record I need it to go to jack sink. But when I go into Pulse ...
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Low fps in wine/playonlinux, not changing after changing settings

When I'm playing a game in wine/playonlinux my fps are kinda low. In LoL I had about 180fps on highest settings on windows. Guild Wars 2 was working fine on windows too. There I had about 50 to 60fps ...
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[Wine/PoL]Skyrim cannot properly detect my graphics card

I have an AMD R9-285 and installed the 14.5 driver from AMD. display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series OpenGL version ...
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Error while trying to run Skype via Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

As many previous Windows users do, I hate what Microsoft has done with the Linux version of Skype. A lot of my premium features are missing, and I desperately need them for my job. I installed wine ...
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PlayonLinux — my game freezes if I press the alt key

I am playing League of Legends on PlayonLinux. Unfortunately the game freezes if I press the alt-key. This is bad because you need to use the alt key fairly often in the game. How can I fix this? ...
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How to download Playonlinux through terminal?

I can't go to the playonlinux website. Can someone tell me how to install playonlinux through terminal? I would install Playonlinux through Ubuntu Software Center but i dont think it will update it. ...
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Playonlinux website wont load? - change DNS nameserver

I'm using Chromium and i'm trying to download Playonlinux but the website wont load. Also should I download wine before I download Playonlinux? EDIT: The problem is my current DNS nameserver. An ...
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How to run Skyrim in wine using primusrun?

When I cd into a directory containing a .exe that I can run in Wine, how do I run that .exe with primusrun? Specifically, I have installed Skyrim via Steam on PlayOnLinux. I've successfully run other ...
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Playonlinux [FS_Check] Problem

When I start up PlayOnLinux, I get [FS_Check] message (http://imgur.com/XmXlTx2) And also why isn't PlayOnLinux working? do i need a playonlinux account? Also i already tried the Tools > PlayOnLinux ...
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PlayOnLinux : how to install under specific configurations?

I have installed PlayOnLinux and found it very smooth to add configurations and drives. However when the moment comes to add an application, not on from the scripted list of apps, how do I select the ...
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Trying to install Playonlinux

I typed sudo apt-get install playonlinux and i get a thing that looks like a Terms of Service at the top it says Configuring ttf-mscorefonts-installer. At the bottom it has OK but it wont let ...
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PlayonLinux cannot install MS office 2010 spanish in Lubuntu 14.04.1 32 bit, winbind missing

When I tried to install MS Office Professional Plus 2010 in spanish (only Word, Excel and PowerPoint) through PlayonLinux, it appears a error message saying "winbind is not installed". If I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness problem (Lenovo Z500)

My brightness controls weren't working before but I didn't really care, but somehow I lowered my screen brightness while downloading league through playonlinux. Now the brightness controls aren't ...
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Running Application with Native Icon instead of Wine Loader

I have looked at this and this and many others. After looking through many links there was the same solution. Add StartupWMClass=application.exe to the .desktop file. However I have not got it to ...
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Leage of Legends doesn't launch due to “Can't connect to pvp.net” error

I used PlayOnLinux to download League of Legends, I managed to get it updated, had to leave it overnight working. Next day, while logging it, it left errors as "Cannot login in server; try(5)", and ...
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Why is one of my Wine versions missing the `bin` folder?

I'm using PlayOnLinux to run a variety of old games. I decided to try to multiplayer one of them today, and was met with this: err:winediag:IcmpCreateFile Failed to use ICMP (network ping), this ...
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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What is the difference between wine(x86) and wine(amd64)?

I installed Wine 1.7.13 from PlayOnLinux to run Origin client on my Ubuntu 14.04. But the menu shows two tabs with Wine(x86) versions and Wine(amd64) versions. Can anyone explain the difference ...