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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How can I play diablo 3 on playonlinux? Direct3D9 is not available without OpenGL

I have recently encountered a huge problem when installing diablo 3 on playonlinux (PoL). The game launch menu started but when I click on the play button the window close immediately and there is ...
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Saving an excel file on a windows shared folder using wine

I'm not sure if anyone can help with this particular scenario but here goes. I am currently running MS Office 2010 (Home and Business) on Ubuntu 13.10 using PlayOnLinux. I'm able to open excel files ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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How do I run Microsoft Explorer 8 plus on Ubuntu?

First off, you should know I'm a Ubuntu newbie who has become passionate since my strangely low-priced Dell computer showed up with Ubuntu loaded on it and it could do almost everything I need from a ...
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Netflix Custom Wine usable with other programs?

I noticed that the WINE installed to run the Netflix app found here installs a custom WINE along with the full Mono and possibly .NET . I have been having chronic problems getting the program Reply ...
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PlayOnLinux / WINE error. Cannot add games to list

I am new to the Linux platform as a whole. Now, that's not to say that I haven't been watching countless videos and articles of Linux before I made the switch. I have gone through multiple tutorials ...
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Ms Frontpage installation

I want have MS Frontpage as Html editor on Ubuntu. This software is a part of MsOffice 2003 but is not part of it. I installed it by Wine and it installed whithout any error. But as I am try to open ...
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setting up firebird to work with a windows app in wine

I have a windows app that I need to work in linux, I can install it in wine or playonlinx. But everytime I install the windows version of firebird, the windows app doesn't pickup the database or ...
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Can I connect my iPhone now that I have updated to iOS 7?

Basically, I get an endlessly looping pop-up asking "do I want to trust this computer?" When I click 'trust' it just won't connect. Will this problem ever be solved or should I just restore to a ...
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Uplay hangs at “getting proxy”

I recently installed Assassins Creed 2 with PlayOnLinux. When Uplay loads, it gets stuck when it says getting proxy. I just paid for this game and it would suck to burn 20 bucks. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Why internet explorer 6 trying to save all webpages?

I have successfully installed IE 6 using playonlinux, but I'm unable to browse any site. when I'm entering any address in the address bar, following message is pops up You are downloading the ...
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How can I install Service Pack 2 and 3 for Office 2007 using PlayonLinux?

I installed the latest version of PlayonLinux using the instructions given on their download page (http://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html) for Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). I followed the ...
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CD contents not showing through PlayOnLinux

I was trying to install Age of Empires III through PlayOnLinux, and everything was working fine. I entered the path for the disk, but when it asked me for the second disk, the paths weren't working. ...
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Direct3d9 is not available without opengl

I am trying to install Guild Wars 2 from PlayOnLinux application and it keeps crashing and when I go into debugging this pops up the most: Direct3d9 is not available without opengl Is there a ...
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Origin won't load through Wine

I have Origin installed. When I go to open it it flickers like it's going to open but then Wine closes and Origin doesn't load. I've read the Wine boards and the Ubuntu boards and nothing is helping. ...
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Using playonlinux 4.2.2 results in error message

When I do start any program in playonlinux or install additional components you get back the following message: Error in POL_Call Function POL_Install_ does not exist!
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How to run windows games on ubuntu 12.04 ? (Bioshock Infinite or Alice Madness returns)

I really want to play "bioshock Infinite" and " Alice Madness returns" on my ubuntu 12.04 (I've got a DVD-Rom of the games) But when I tried to run the setup with Wine Program Loader the window froze ...
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can't play sims3

I have installed Sims 3 and I really want to play it, but when I tried yo play it appears message from PlayOnLinux which saying that Wine has crashed. I am getting really upset, and I would like to ...
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how to set sound=alsa in already created wine volume

I just got StarCraft 2 working on Ubuntu finally but lost audio when I installed a new version of wine. If I do 'winetricks --gui' I can change the sound setting of the default wineprefix and this ...
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IE8 installation using PlayOnLinux

When I try to install Internet Explorer 8 through PlayOnLinux, it requires Service Pack 3 (SP3), but the SP3 file is a very large file to download, about 326MB. Can I install SP3 manually? Please ...
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Is it possible for me to install Sims 3 using Ubuntu 13.04

I would like to install all my Sims 3 again on my Pc im new to ubuntu and i have tried PlayOnLinux and Wine they don't work I can download it but i cant play on it, it says there has been an error and ...
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Play on Linux not showing League of Legends

I am using the following: Ubuntu 12.04 PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 (henceforth referred to as `POL) Installed POL today, trying to get League of Legends running. Everything seems to install smoothly, but ...
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PlayOnLinux mount/umount iso @ start and end of program

I have a little script to mount/unmout an iso and change the screen resolution before start and after close. It works perfectly while using sh foo.sh in the terminal, but it does not mount anything ...
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Broadband Connection Connecting Problem

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my asus x53e laptop using Wubi (Ubuntu installer) and having windows 7 ultimate already. i am having a broadband connection which works fine in windows 7. And to use ...
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Play on linux wine menu builder not found

Can anyone help with this? after running TSoT with play on linux, the following is shown in debug mode. [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-South Park: The Stick of Truth.exe wine: cannot find ...
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Ace of Spades - Cant change weapons

Please help me with a problem. I have installed xubuntu with playonlinux. The virtual drive of Playonlinux I installed steam, directx9- 11 ,.Net 1.1-4.0, vc++, xinput and other libraries . The game ...
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PlayonLinux and logitech f310

I tried everything but I could not get it to work in Borderlands 2. The virtual drive mock of playonlinux did work, recognized it but in the game it simply wont work. I even installed dxbox drivers ...
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PlayOnLinux MS Office 2012 Ubuntu Dual Screen Maxmizing Issue

I installed MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the latest POL version without a problem. All works perfectly. However I have to screens. The laptop's main screen and an external. When I move ...
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Xlib: Extension “GLX” missing on display “:0” on PlayOnLinux (while loading a game)

So, this is what is happening, i've downloaded a game that is supposed to run in playOnLinux perfectly, however, when i'm trying to play, it gives me an error "Shader Version 3.0 is not supported", it ...
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C&C on xubuntu using wine/playonlinux

I have Xubuntu 12.04 running on my notebook. One thing I would like to have working is C&C, the modded version from cncnet.org. I found these websites but all I try, it simply does not work for ...
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Problem with Scribblenauts using Playonlinux

I have a problem with scribblenauts using playonlinux. So I turn on Scribblenauts, I have my first mission, and I click any buttons and immediately turns off. Can You Help
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Play on Linux isskin.dll

I've been trying to get the game Victoria 2 to work on Play on Linux for a few days now, but I keep encountering an error message saying Runtime Error (at -1.0) Cannot Import ...
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How do I get League of Legends working properly on Ubuntu?

I can install and get League running on 12.04 and 13.10, but I get 2-5 fps, the screen is mostly black (I can see just the HUD and player and enemy health bars, the rest is black/silhouettes) and my ...
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How to patch Wine and use it In playonlinux

I have Wine installed with a ppa on my system and I do not want to change it. What I want to do is to apply a patch to (This one) and use it in Playonlinux. I know I can use custom Wine versions in ...
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Sim City 4 (Wine) crashes on Key Press, not sure why?

This might not be the place to ask this but it seems more related to Ubuntu than Wine or Sim City. I've successfully played 6 hours of Sim City 4 on PlayOnLinux using Wine 1.7.9 through Steam. But I ...
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Graphics problems when running battlefield 2 with playonlinux

So I want to run Battlefield 2 on my Kubuntu machine and I found this guide on installing. I did so, the only differences are that I'm using wine version 1.6.2 (latest stable) and the fact that I did ...
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making game fullscreen with PlayOnLinux

I'm fairly new to PlayOnLinux and am attempting to play Mass Effect (via Steam) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a display of 1920 x 1080. In order to get the game running without screwing up the display, I ...
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Problem with installing MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I tried to Install MS Office 2010 on my ubuntu 13.10 in past 6 hours, but every single method that I used ended up unsuccessful. I used Play On Linux, but every time right after installing .NET 2.0 ...
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Install packages to /usr/bin

I want to physically separate my data (/home) folder from my root folder for reasons of available space on an SSD I just got. I still, however, want to put my installed programs (everything from g++ ...
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Trying to run Windows version of steam in WINE… to no avail

I used to use two versions of steam, the Linux version and the windows version run through WINE. After re-installation on a new machine, this no longer works. WINE hits a critical error and needs to ...
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Trouble running steam games through Playonlinux

I have set everything up correct as far as I can tell and steam launches and runs, but when I try to run a game it will say the game is running in the task manager but there is nothing showing on the ...
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XUbuntu PoL w/Wine 1.5.29 WoW EULA/ToS every login

I managed to get WoW installed successfully using Wine 1.5.29 under Playonlinux 4.2.1. I'm not seeing any settings get saved, though. The game doesn't know whether or not I've accepted the EULA or the ...
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Fullscreen WINE/PlayOnLinux game creates a scrolling “virtual desktop”

Specifically, I'm trying to run StarCraft 1 in PlayOnLinux, under Linux Mint MATE 16 with recommended proprietary nVidia drivers v310, on a GT9500. Everything works fine except for two issues: 1) ...
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Issues with League Of Legends on Ubunut 13.10

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 switching over from Windows 7 and I installed PlayOnLinux to run League Of Legends. Everything with the installation went fine I just have some issues with League Of Legends. ...
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Error in POL_ShortcutBinair did you install it on the standard location

I am already trying 2 days long installing microsoft word using playonlinux. but i get this error, and i have the latest play onlinux version and i already reinstalled ubunty and even tried it on ...
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Save document in Win Office (PlayOnLinux)

Sorry if this is a dumb question but I am getting stressed here. I am trying to save a document (in word 2010 using Play on Linux) and when I click save it a Windows "window" pops up to save the ...
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How to make joystick work with OnLive games under PlayOnLinux app with Wine 1.5.8 or other?

How make my joystick work to play OnLive streamming games under PlayOnLinux, i'am with Lubuntu LXDE 13.10 and i use Wine 1.5.8. on PlayOnLinux that supposly should work with joystick but dont. I ...
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star wars kotor 2 problems

im an uber newbie to linux,considering i was a windows nut,i think ubuntu is so good. however as im new to this OS i have no idea about problem solving and any command prompts i have found and copied. ...
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How to increase Evernote's GUI font size?

I'm running Evernote using PlayOnLinux (Wine). When I scale the font using the Wine configuration (to 140 dpi for example), the font of notes increases but the GUI font of Evernote is too small. I ...
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After completing the installation of play on linux, the page is hang with windows agreement page

After completing the installation process of play on linux. It stuck up with a message and it's not going further ahead. The message is basically: end user license agreement for Microsoft software ...