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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Can't install PlayOnLinux

The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux : Depends: python-wxgtk2.8 but it is not installable or python-wxgtk3.0 but it is not installable ...
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Ubuntu is updating PlayOnLinux after uninstalling it

I installed PlayOnLinux but uninstalled it some time after. Now, today I did a apt-get update and noticed the following: Why is UBuntu trying to update PlayOnLinux if I already uninstalled it?
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League of Legends issue

I've been trying to play League of Legends on Ubuntu, but it crashes before the client shows up. I'm using PlayOnLinux. I tried their forum, but it seems dead. Thank you in advance for your help.
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playonlinux depends x-terminal-emulator but it is a virtual package

I am having a depends x-terminal-emulator but it is a virtual package error whe I try installing playonlinux via the doftware center. See screenshot below: Any solutions?
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Playonlinux error: “please install python before trying to run this program”

I've been trying to run playonlinux, but I keep getting an error that tells me to install python. Seems like it is clashing with a recently installed version of Enthought Canopy. Various googled ...
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Can't Install Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Chromebook that I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on. It's a 32 bit instead of a 64 bit like most other's I've seen. I keep getting the same error code when I attempt to run steam. It says it can'...
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How to fix sound effects in Sonic Adventure 2 using Steam and Playonlinux

I bought a Humble Sonic Bundle and got a lot of sonic games. I enjoyed playing Sonic Adventure DX but when I tried to play Sonic adventure two after installing the components XACT and dotnet20 from ...
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PlayOnLinux doesn't show as installed in Software Center

I installed PlayOnLinux from the deb package of their official website, but I can't find it in Ubuntu Software after I have installed it
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RandR problem running League of Legends

I'm having some problems after the installation (that went pretty easy on PlayOnLinux). I can't open the game; it says "Broken RandR detected" and "consider using Nouveau drivers instead". I tried to ...
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PS3 controller on playonlinix with steam games

i have installer Steam trought Playonlinux to play some windows games. After installing, y opened Steam and installed games with it, the things is that the games installed this way will not recognize ...
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How do I know if the programs used in PlayOnLinux can be safely installed?

I'm seeing this large list of mostly commercial programs there and I'm wondering where they came from, if I run the risk of compromising my system by installing any of them.
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/etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch: Permission denied [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to install wine:i386 to use PlayOnLinux, following this article. However, when I run: sudo echo "foreign-i386 architecture"> /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch I ...
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How to fix League of Legends Ubuntu 16.04

I installed League of Legends using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 and it used to crash all the time, while playing,repairing,browsing the store and even at the log in screen. I used to get either Bug ...
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Sims 1 on Ubuntu 16.04

I have had trouble installing the Sims 1 on Ubuntu linux when using PlayOnLinux. I can always get through the installation but once i get to the end and have the virtual drive created, it does not ...
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Photoshop on Ubuntu or DualBoot with Windows for it?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I must use Photoshop because of my job. I tried to use virtualbox but it's slower and there are some problems about shortkeys. I am thinking to use PlayOnLinux for photoshop ...
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font problem in photoshop used via playonlinux [duplicate]

I had installed Photoshop under Playonlinux , but i got a problem with fonts in the dialog; for example when i want to create a new PSD document as shown: I had searched in google for a solution , ...
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16.04: problem installing adobe reader

I have tried to install adobe reader 9.5.5 version directly and three other versions through wine and two through playonlinux. All of them have failed. How do I install it.
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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...
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Missing Applications in Ubuntu software center

I'm new so go easy as I know it may be a simple answer to most, however I came from Linux Mint and I know that the software center's are very similar. I feel that mint is easier to use, however I ...
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16.04 - Ubuntu Software has much less applications now. Why?

I have used Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 15.10 and have had no problems installing anything via the Software Centre. However, upon changing the software center in 16.04, I am having trouble finding many ...
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Play on Linux not working with python error

I tried to google for an hour but did not find a fix. Suggestions? I tried with the regular play on linux version and the devel verison, but have the same error. I tried all suggestions on installing ...
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League of legends

I'm having trouble installing League of Legends with playonlinux on ubuntu 16.04. I have had no luck so far with playonlinux. I manage to get to 30-40% progress on the install (sometimes more) ...
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PlayonLinux League of Legends Crashes Updating

Hello so I am trying to install League on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid... Right now League is on 6.10 update and I am trying to find a bug in this but I only find one simple bug in all of this... And I am ...
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Integration of Microsoft Office and Endnote

Endnote is an application for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations, and references. It and Microsoft Office can integrate to organise bibliographies used in a Word file. On Ubuntu, ...
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Office 2016 Installation Using PlayOnLinux

I have bought a license for Office 2016 Pro Plus from Microsoft. How can I install the same on Ubuntu MATE using PlayOnLinux? When I try, it keeps throwing error as follows. Unhandled exception: ...
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UBUNTU 16.04: I have been trying to associate files with PlayOnLinux using this howto: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1940522

In step 2 my shortcuts folder is empty. I have installed Microsoft 2010 with playonlinux but cannot associate the file. if you know how to do this with winetricks (even if that means i have reinstall ...
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Winetricks not installing properly through Wine on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm following this tutorial on installing all necessary prerequisites for league through wine as well as moving over the league files in order to have a completely functioning game. I'm running on ...
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MW2 error on Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I lauch up MW2 thru steam on playonlinux I get : DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error. Any help? I have install the following vcrun 2005 corefonts d3dx9 dotnet20 dotnet20 sp1 ...
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Installing Unity3D with Wine

So I've been trying to install Unity using the famous scripts by Cauê and Tomza which failed. I just installed without the scripts and it installed though visual studio and VSTU failed. I tried to ...
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How to pass more than one argument in the PlayOnLinux configuration's genral tab

I'm know installing windows steam using PlayOnLinux. And of course I encountered a problem. I found the fix is to insert 2 arguments: -no-dwrite and -no-cef-sandbox. How am I supposed to do that.
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How to install Need For Speed Most Wanted in Playonlinux? The game fails to launch on 64 bit systems

Heres my playonlinux debug logfile: [05/11/16 14:11:31] - Running wine- --version (Working directory : /usr/share/playonlinux/python) wine-1.6.2 PlayOnLinux logfile ------------------- Date: 05/11/...
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How to install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 16.04

I was trying to install playonlinux by terminal on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but there is no commands for that version of Ubuntu (at least I didn't find them). So I was wondering if somebody can help me.
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install lassptools on ubunto [duplicate]

how to install LASSPTOOLS or PLOTM to ubunto 12.04? http://www.lassp.cornell.edu/LASSPTools/pictures/PlotM.gif
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How to install ade 4.5 on Ubuntu?

When i first tried to install ADE 4.5 on wine and that did not work then i installed play on linux and that didn't do anything. If there is any way to install it please post the instructions.
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Create a PlayOnLinux install on another drive

So I have a small disk space on my "main" linux install and I have a second HDD to install other stuff. I want to install some pretty hefty games via PlayOnLinux on my other drive but I can't manage. ...
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Problem with the accent marks on MS Office in PlayOnLinux

I have a issue with the accent marks on Word in Ubuntu 16.04. When I'm writing and I need the mark, Word doesn´t write it. I tried to change iBus to none, but the vowels with mark are showed like ...
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PlayOnLinux doesn't work on Xenial

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04. Installed PlayOnLinux using Synaptic. Doesn't launch normally. Using command playonlinux in Terminal produces: *************:~$ playonlinux Looking for python... 2.7.11+ -...
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Installing games to other drive

still pretty new to Ubuntu. I have a 22.2 GB SSD and a 250 GB SSD. Ubuntu and boot stuff is mounted to the little SSD. I think. Now I want to play Skyrim, and PlayOnLinux gets me pretty far into the ...
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Windows game running on playonlinux/wine asking me for CDROM

I have the iso and I have the CD in the drive yet the programs keeps asking me about the CD I tried to make a drive in winecfg and link it to the iso file but it didnt work :/
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When loading Ubuntu from USB programs aren't there

Basically, I'm trying to play Hearthstone at work, but don't want to download it onto the computers there. I've put Ubuntu on a usb and have no issue getting into it from the usb at work. I know I ...
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How to install wxpython ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with playonlinx, and it requires me to install wxpython, but I have it already installed. I've used different methods, but every-time I do import wx, it gives me this error: ...
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I cant find Leauge of Legends on the playonlinux “testing” box

I cannot find the "league of legends" game under the "testing" category that all the online tutorials tell you to do. I have installed play on Linux through: sudo apt-get install playonlinux Have ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 x64, wine x32, pulseaudio - no sound

I have ubuntu 15.10 x64 and wine x32 (playonlinux). No any sound in games (try hearthstone, C&C and etc). Try this http://oldwiki.winehq.org/WineAndPulseaudio, but zero effect. How I can fix it? ...
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Cannot run Stardew Valley with PlayOnLinux

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I just bought Stardew Valley via GOG and used the installer with PlayOnLinux to install it. It said the install went perfectly. I ran it and got this error: No suitable ...
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May new plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom work in Wine?

Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 5.7 both run very well for me on Ubuntu 14.04 thanks to the Wine frontend PlayOnLinux and the latter's nearly idiot-proof (me being the idiot) installation proceedures. I ...
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Elsword on Ubuntu

Can anyone help me?I downloaded Elsword with Playonlinux it worked very fine until "Mailmime.dll is missing" error popped out.Is there any way to fix it?I tried downloading Mailmime.dll but it didn't ...
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Having difficulty uninstalling World of Warcraft os v 15.10

New patch for WoW came out, found that I was prevented from signing in. Was running the game client through PlayonLinux, stupidly removed it, then tried to reinstall and believe that it loaded (i can ...
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How can I install “EA origin” over Elementary os or ubuntu 14.04 using PlayOnLinux 4.2.10?

I found a way but is only for PlayOnLinux 4.2.5 and it does'n work in 4.2.10 version. I'm new using Linux. Thank you!
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Force Ubuntu to open console

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 I have an issue: I sometimes play League of Legends with playonlinux. It works fine, but sometimes the graphic simply "hangs", so the "image" does not change anymore. Sound ...
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Malfuctioning key for Š, Ď, Ň etc. on playonlinux-executed MS Office

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and MS Office installed and executed via playonlinux (problems both on 2007 and 2010 as well). Everything works OK, the only problem is that the key used mainly for czech ...