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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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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How to share the wireless network through terminal?

In windows this command netsh wlan start hosted network ssid=username password=password used to work for sharing the wireless LAN or say used to work as the connectify-me. So how can I use this ...
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Steam Crashes using PlayOnLinux

I have an odd problem. Some time ago I used PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu to install Rage (through Steam), this worked and still works perfectly. I now want to make another Virtual Drive to install SimCity4, ...
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Installing CS6 products in Ubuntu

How would I install Adobe CS6 products in Ubuntu painlessly. In other words, how would I use PlayOnLinux to install adobe products. The ones I use are Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AE, and ...
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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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Steam? Ubuntu 12.04? Windows? Wine? Play onLinux?

ok i have playonlinux downloaded and steam downloaded as well. i bought a windows game from the steam store and im trying to create a virtual disk to install and play? can anyone assist me please? ...
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Diablo III Play On Linux

I'm using the PlayOnLinux program to install Diablo III on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I get to a point where it says Please wait while vcrun2008 sp1 x86 is installed... It then stays at this point ...
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Microsoft Office Windows 7 style on ubuntu (with Wine?)

I am using Wine and Play on Linux to launch Microsoft Office applications. I can change the button style to a seven-like style, but I wonder how they changed the border of the app in this video. ...
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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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Photoshop looks terrible in 13.10

I have been using Photoshop CS2 for years on various versions of Linux and Ubuntu. In recent years, I've found that installing it with PlayOnLinux has had the most consistently reliable results. ...
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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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I can´t install Microsoft Office 2010

I re installed Ubuntu many times and I still can't get it working. I get this: Error in POL_Wine Wine seems to have crashed If your program is running, just ignore this message And then I press ...
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How do I remove wine and playonlinux completely?

PlayOnLinux isn't working, so I uninstalled and then re-installed it. But still it isn't working. I think I did not uninstall it correctly. Could someone help me?
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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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What is the meaning of .lnk extension?

Every time when I install and use a Windows program using PlayOnLinux / Wine, I get a .lnk file on my desktop besides the program's shortcut. The file's name is "program's name.lnk". What is its role ...
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Stuck at “Updating Blizzard Update Agent” when installing World of Warcraft [duplicate]

I've tried searching through most of the other posts on here about getting WoW to work, but most people say they can execute the .exe and have no problems loading the launcher. I also tried looking ...
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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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Install League of Legends on Ubuntu 12.04

I tried using the PlayOnLinux but on the install screen the window would stop responding as soon as I clicked next to install. *Edit It's a laptop so I understand that it might be more difficult if ...
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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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Is it a problem in Wine: small and upper caps?

Is it a problem if a folder exists in Wine / PlayOnLinux twice? For example 'Music' and 'music' or 'Obse' and 'obse'. Shouldn't it be changed, because windows doesn't differentiate between small and ...
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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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PlayOnLinux cannot find wine (from Wine)

When I run PlayOnLinux gives me this message: PlayOnLinux cannot find wine (from Wine) You should install it to use PlayOnLinux What should I do.
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Downloading PlayOnLinux

I'm downloading PlayOnLinux to run Paint Tool SAI, but I cannot open PlayOnLinux. When I click on it to open it, a dialog box comes up that says: "PlayOnLinux cannot find curl (from cURL) You need to ...
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How can I copy from ubuntu and paste in wine application like Foxit

When I copy a text from Firefox or gedit in Ubuntu and try to paste into a Wine app like Foxit PDF reader it doesn't paste it, it replaces the paragraph with a Chinese character. When I do the inverse ...
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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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What partition PlayOnLinux and Wine software has to be installed to?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and if I have already created ext4 ./ (partition) and on the same volume I have ./home If I create a separate partition ./home will the software that I install for example from ...
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Unable to remove red circle with white line

I recently tried to update Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer, but I am unable to do this because a red circle with a white line at the top of my screen. When I run the update in the terminal, I get this ...
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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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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 ...
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Help with Mu Argentina on 13.10 with PlayOnLinux and Wine

I am having problems with installing Mu Argentina on Ubuntu 13.10. I have already installed Wine 1.6, and Direct X9 through PlayOnLinux but I can't execute it correctly. When I try to run it two ...
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Outlook 2010 on ubuntu13.04

I have installed microsoft office on my laptop running on xubuntu 13.04. I installed it with playonlinux everything works except the outlook. Outlook opens and I can play around on it, but as soon as ...
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Is it possible migrate existing programs installed in windows in Ubuntu 13.04?

I have playonlinux and wine installed and both work fine. But my existing windows 8 partition has so many programs already installed that it'd be a giant pain to find and reinstall and get keys for ...
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How do i get oblivion to stop crashing?

I'm using Ubuntu Distribution 12.04 and trying to run Oblivion, I used playonlinux to install it to a virtual drive along with using wine. I think the problem is I have a bugged graphics card or ...
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Do I need a graphics card driver for Linux?

I am using Linux with a KDE desktop environment and the following hardware configuration: • Intel Core i7 3.4GHhz 4770k • MSI Z87 MPower motherboard • MSI GeForce GTX760 2GB DDR5 graphics card • 1TB ...
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How to install graphics card driver in Windows XP running in Virtualbox?

I have installed Linux, and inside Linux I have installed VirtualBox. Now I want to play Windows games in VirtualBox using Windows XP, but I need a graphics card driver, and I can't install the driver ...
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Is it possible to install Microsoft Office without a CD?

I have been a Windows user since... well... always. Now I decided to try Linux Ubuntu, and found out it looks way much better. The problem is, I am a student and constantly need Microsoft ...
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Question about PlayOnLinux, Wine, and Graphics drivers

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 bit, and I want to get StarCraft II: HotS to work. I have it working now with a lot of wresting, but it runs 40fps slower than when I had windows 7 x64 bit on ...
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Winetricks downloading error

Whenever I use this command in terminal: winetricks atmlib gdiplus ie6 vcrun2005sp1 vcrun2008 fontsmooth-rgb corefonts msxml3 msxml6 vcrun2010D I get this: --2013-09-26 12:12:41-- (try: 3) ...
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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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World of Warcraft Connectivity, Settings and Character Issues

I've installed WoW a few weeks back on my Ubuntu 13.04 using PlayOnLinux. After an initial period where everything was fine, I started experiencing some errors. I had pretty much two ways of starting ...
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Beyond the Sword just run into a black screen, how can I fix it?

I have problem on my Ubuntu 12.04 with Civilization IV:BtS. I installed Civilization IV: complete using playonlinux. Civ4 and DLC Warlords work out of box, but latest DLC does not. When I run it, ...
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How can I solve “Unable to find 32 bit OpenGl libraries” when running PlayOnLinux on a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I have installed PlayOnLinux, but when I run it, it says: Unable to find 32 bit OpenGl libraries. I see I need ia32-libs to run 32-bit apps. I have installed ...
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How to make NBA 2K13 work using Wine/PlayOnLinux?

I've installed PlayOnLinux and made a virtual drive, then installed NBA 2K13, and the packages: dxfullsetup, dsound, and dotnet20. In the videos that I've watched, they were actually able to make it ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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Unable to activate MS office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit/ PlayOnLinux

I have installed MS Office on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit through PlayOnLinux. However I have noticed that the text box in product activation is not enabled. Is there a way to resolve the issue? I Referred ...
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KOTOR COLLECTION DVD Installation Problems

I want to install Knights of the Old Republic 1 Collection from DVD on my computer. I've tried wine, applied a no DVD patch and it still won't work. Note: I am new to Linux.
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Windows Application with .NET through PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit | Beginner needs help!

What do I want to do? Run this software in Ubuntu 12.04: Achieve Planner by Effexis (http://www.effexis.com/achieve/AchievePlanner19Download.htm). What have I tried so far? Installed PlayOnLinux ...
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Running Excel on Ubuntu: Solver & Macro crashes

first of all I would like to say that I am a total noob at linux / ubuntu. I have just migrated from Windows 7 and so far I feel quite satisfied with the change. I've tried using LibreOffice but VBA ...