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/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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Trying to Make Skyrim Work Correctly

System Info: Computer: HP Envy dv7 Processor: AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon HD Graphics x2 RAM: 15.1 Gb Hard Drive: 2182.6 GB (split between a 2TB drive and a ~250GB solid state Graphics Card: ...
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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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Hearthstone installation issue

I have a problem with installation of Hearthstone. daveood@daveood-ThinkPad-R60e-R60i:~$ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 14.04 LTS \n \l exactly Lubuntu distro version of POL 4.2.5 I implemented ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness problem

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 ...
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my Ubuntu password has become corrupted [duplicate]

I had the same problem as a previous user in that my Software Center would not start. I followed the advice given to that user, but when I got to entering my password, the program asked me to try ...
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Chrubuntu Python Missing Package? [duplicate]

I have a brand new Chromebook Acer C720, and I had tried to download a game but it was blocked by chrome. So I went ahead to install Chrbuntu through developer mode and did get it installed however ...
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PlayOnLinux Origin Lab 8 Unable to launch Excel

I have installed office 2010 and origin Lab 8 with PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 but when i try to open new Excel this message appear "Origin is Unable to launch Excel. Please make sure that Excel is ...
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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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A “serious error” every time I try to open software center

When I click the Software Center icon it opens but it just has a loading icon in the center and closes. Later, I see a minus sign in a red circle in the top right corner of my screen. When I click ...
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Playonlinux will not work

I've installed Playonlinux on my computer but I will not start, the icon will light up but that's it. When I try to start the message Looking for python... 2.7.6 - selected [main] Message: ...
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Unability of opening documents in Microsoft Word 2010

I am not able to open certain documents in Microsoft Word 2010. When i double click on the document there is a program error displayed saying "The program DW20.EXE has encountered a serious problem ...
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Why would PlayOnLinux spontaneously uninstall?

I've been using PlayOnLinux for as long as I've had Kubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) installed (since June 2014, updated to 14.04.1 when that came out); I use it for everything that needs Wine, because it's ...
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Running Eve Online problem with amount of vram

Okay so my goal is to run Eve online using wine but i run into this problem where it crashes after pressing play on the installer. When installing eve it said I do not have enough vram. I think that ...
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PlayOnLinux Steam Stalls

I tried using PlayOnLinux. I downloaded my game, no problems. When I click PLAY, nothing happens. A loading screen from steam flashes up, less than half a second, then nothing. The first time I ...
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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...
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league of legends on playonlinux instore font rp and ip icons missing

my store is working fine, it just doesn't show boxes and the RP icon and the IP symbol I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have Playonlinux wine con-fig installed internet explorer 8 installed on wine con-fig ...
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Wine problems through PlayOnLinux

I am currently trying to install wine 1.5.9-raw 3 so I can run the game slender on my linux laptop. I am using PlayOnLinux for this, but I have encountered problems with this. I am unable to install ...
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PlayOnLinux errors installing different wine versions

I tried to install wine 1.5.9-raw3 through PlayOnLinux but Error in POL_Wine_InstallVersion Unable to find version: 1.5.9-raw3 keeps coming up. I already have the most recent wine but I am currently ...
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Unable to install Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 12

Every time I'm trying to install Photoshop using wine by following these steps the installation has problems with copying files. I get following errors in wine: err:ole:CoGetClassObject no class ...
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USB Joystick on wine

I have ubuntu 14.04 and latest version of wine installed on my system. I recently installed Assassin's creed on my system with help of Playonlinux. I installed xboxdrv and configured my USB gamepad. ...
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Can't get Diablo 3 to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've tried launching Diablo 3 through playonlinux and it always crashes after "Retrieving Hero List" I have the latest version of Wine and I've tried: using the Setarch command putting "-opengl" ...
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Install Adobe Acrobat X With Wine / PlayOnLinux

I am new to installing Windows programs on Linux using either Wine or PlayOnLinux. How does one properly install Adobe Acrobat X (not the reader) using PlayOnLinux? I am not sure what options need ...
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League of Legends Update Failed

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday and today installed LoL with this guide: Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL) I did the TuxLoL patch without issue and opened LoL it ...
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League of Legends launcher crashes after login using PoL

I'm trying to log into League of Legends using PlayOnLinux, but after loading into the main client for several seconds it crashes. The PlayOnLinux debugger gave me this: [11/21/14 22:06:18] - ...
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Which is the best *Buntu Distro For Linux Gaming And PlayonLinux Gaming? [closed]

So im deciding to reinstall a *Buntu distro but i wanted to know which was the best for wine and playonlinux gaming. Im planning to simply run GTA Sa, With the SAMP mod and MTA Mod. Thank you for your ...
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What does 'emulating a virtual desktop' do on Playonlinux

I'm trying to run League of Legends through PlayOnLinux on ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked perfectly, until the game would start. I can heard the game noises, but then the game would crash. Trying to ...
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optirun playonlinux

If I use optirun to run playonlinux ( or PRIMUS_SYNC=2 primusrun playonlinux ) and then I choose a game that uses wine, does my game also use secondary graphic card ? I ask because I get low FPS as if ...
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Lego Marvel POL freezes on startup

Every forum I go to for WINE says that LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes runs perfect in WINE. Well... I can't seem to figure it out. I boot up WINE Steam, and run the LEGO Marvel Superheroes game from ...
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Can't import asset in Unity3D 4.5.5

I installed Unity3d 4.5.5 using wine with Playonlinux. Then I'm trying to import an asset but the store inside the client displays only a grey screen. According to what is explained here, there ...
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Interpreting uname output: 32 or 64 bit?

I used uname command and obtained: Linux rufusruffcutt 3.2.0-35-generic-pae #55-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 5 18:04:39 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux What do this mean and how can I tell if this is a 32- ...
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Using Wine or Playonlinux

I am new to ubuntu and I wanted to use wine or playonlinux to run games such as Fifa 07 or GTA san andears. I do have them as portable (preinstalled) games, I tried to run them but either they run but ...
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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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Run .exe programs that requires other .exe programs

I've got playonlinux installed on my Ubuntu system, and I want to run Pangu on that, but it requires iTunes. Any idea how I can fix that? (Also, if anyone also want to explain how I can make my ...
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How to install SimCity 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

I downloaded SimCity through torrent, and it's an offline file. I tried installing using Wine, but it gives me error at 99% with a message asking to restart Windows as it could not install some files. ...
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League of legends resolution problem

I've got 1 GB Radeon R9 270X and League of legends was working fine. Recently I used a different monitor and the game seemed to adjust automatically . I went back to my old monitor and I run the ...
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How can I run Safari on playonlinux on Ubuntu 12.04? Direct3D9 is not available without OpenGL

I have recently encounter a Problem when i run Safari web browser on Playonlinux in my Ubuntu 64 bit machine using command line,Safari runs but after 4-5 seconds some times more , i have got the ...