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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PlayOnLinux Missing OpenGL 32 Libraries (nvidia-358, ubuntu 15.10)

When launching PlayOnLinux on (x)Ubuntu, nvidia 358: it cannot locate the OpenGL 32bit libraries.
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How to install .NET framework v4.0.30319 on wine?

I wanted to install osu!, but it doesn't work when you go on PlayOnLinux (error message and nothing happens). Then, I followed this video on Youtube. As the video showed (at 2:44,) I clicked on Run ...
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Installing Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded Wine and Playonlinux. I selected Photoshop CS6 (in description it says it is also choice for CC) and started to install it. However an ...
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Grand Fantasia Invisible Characters

I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and I'm busy installing some programs and games I had running on Ubuntu 14.04. I was installing Grand Fantasia, everything went ...
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What is causing terrible performance for World of Tanks in Wine/PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed World of Tanks using PlayOnLinux in Ubuntu 14.04. I've gotten past any obstacles to installation, and the launcher runs smoothly enough, but when the actual game client opens, ...
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League of Legends patcher crash playonlinux

Not sure if I'm posting in the right place and how many of you will have knowledge of playonlinux and LoL crashing, but here is the bug I posted to the playonlinux site and I figured I'd repost here ...
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League of Legends can't connect to the match

I've been trying to play LoL on my 14.04 LTS notebook, but I hadn't had much success. I've searched and most people who can't connect find error before they log in, but that's not my case: I can log ...
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Origin won't open the login screen PlayOnLinux

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and already downloaded Wine and PlayOnLinux. I am trying to open up Origin so I can dowload EA's Battlefront and play it. I have tried it with Wine version 1.7.55, ...
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Is it safe to run an infected program under wine with another user? [duplicate]

I want to run some windows applications under Wine/PlayOnLinux. let's say they are infected or they have some malicious behavior. Is it safe to create another user account and run these program under ...
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Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw Problem With Wine in Ubuntu

I am referring to using wine with Age of Empires II for Ubuntu or Trisquel. I am trying to play Age of Empires II with wine, but in Ubuntu and Trisquel, I always get the error "Could not initialize ...
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How can I fix the League of Legends “Game is still in progress - Reconnect” bug?

I used to be able to run LoL on PoL without problems (except low fps but that's another problem). However my cpu had some hardware problem so I had to reinstall Ubuntu, now I get that glitch that I ...
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Wine League of Legends FPS drops with low GPU usage

I have encountered a really weird error/bug with my Prime Radeon drivers using 7970m. I am running League of Legends through wine using PlayOnLinux. My game was dropping frames and lagging at some ...
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How can I play the League of Legend in Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)?

I just learned to install League of Legends in Ubuntu, and there are several problems. First, the update takes a long time, which could be attributed to my net work. Anyway, it can be done after ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 USB Sound Issue

New to Linux, Installed Ubuntu 15.10 a few days ago and along with it Wine and Playonlinux to play League of Legends. When I launch the game and I am greeted with the login screen the music and sound ...
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I need help looping the adding users using a shell script process in linux

I have used the code below and can create a user with the password but how do I create a loop to repeat the process #!/bin/bash # Script to add a user to Linux system if [ $(id -u) -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Error in POL while installing a game

I've installed Play On Linux and was trying to install a game along with some libs and this error popped up while installing Microsoft NET Framework 2.0 if I'm not mistaken.. telling to change this ...
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Can run winetricks but can't install playonlinux on wine 1.6 Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64bit

As i mention in Q. I have wine 1.6 and my winetricks can run with this wine $wine --version $wine-1.6.2 $sudo apt-get install playonlinux Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ping spikes

I realized have been getting ping spikes while playing the game League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. So I decided to ping google.com and check if I have been getting ping spikes outside the game as ...
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Software installation offline [duplicate]

I have Desktop with ubuntu Linux installed. I don't have Internet Connection at home. I download Linux base application on USB Drive. How I can install those application in Ubuntu. Help or guide me to ...
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Can't install flash with winetricks

I run winetricks flash and it outputs Executing w_do_call flash Executing load_flash Downloading http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/12.0.0.38/install_flash_player_ax.exe to ...
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Playonlinux I can't find some components

I'm trying to install a game through playonlinux. I'm following winehq's instructions. For example, to install smite I'm following this: ...
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PlayOnLinux change install location from virtual drive

I am using PLayOnLinux for a couple of my games but it only installs games in one specific spot that I am unable to change, I'm guessing it's a virtual drive ((according to someone on here)) and I'd ...
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Only install location is OS partition

So I'm using Battle.Net through PlayonLinux but when I try to install the games it automatically chooses the partition where I have my OS, and doesn't find the rest of my harddrives. How do I fix ...
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Can not install theme for wine

I am using wine and playonlinux, the UI is bad so I want to change the theme for it. I selected configure wire in playonlinux, and in Desktop Integration, I clicked install theme and choose some ...
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Wine crashed on playonlinux

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04.I downloaded playonlinux and then prince of persia-the two thrones which started to install wine then wine(gecko) which stopped responding during downloading so I aborted ...
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Help with Playonlinux installing League of Legends using Ubuntu

I only very recently moved to Ubuntu and started using it yesterday. I've been trying to install League of Legends for the better part of a day with no success. I manage to download Playonlinux and ...
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Cannot switch to Nvidia card from VGA, I get 'Error: BrokenCount > 0', can't update the libvdpau1 file

Ok, this is a weird one. Using a HP Pavillion Slimline using Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 with the driver 304.128 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Results from running lshw Show the following (not sure ...
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Cannot switch to Nvidia card from VGA, I get 'Error: BrokenCount > 0', can't update the libvdpau1 file

I wanted to play League of Legends, so I successfully installed PlayOnLinux and LoL itself. I had VERY low FPS (around 10, tops) so I started looking for an answer to that. The only thing I could ...
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League of Legends “Unhaled exception: error assertion failed in 32-bit code”

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, launching "League Of Legends" game through PlayonLinux It worked nicely before last updates. I have problem after logging into client, it crashes each time almost ...
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How to use PlayOnLinux with Wine 1.7?

I have installed PlayOnLinux which obviously also installs Wine, however it installs Wine 1.6, and I want Wine 1.7, so if I were to add the Wine PPA and install Wine 1.7 over 1.6 could this cause any ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 PlayOnLinux Evernote can't edit notes

Just installed Ubuntu 15.04 (yes, I know that I'm a slowpoke). On Ubuntu 14.10 I was using Evernote via POL and everything was OK. Now I have a weird problem. Everything is synced. I can see a list ...
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PlayOnLinux - League of Legends won't start game

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop (14.04.3). Yesterday I installed League of Legends via PlayOnLinux. I am not saying "tried to install", because it installed and patched perfectly fine, and ...
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PlayOnLinux Next Car Game Demo not working

I installed the next car game demo on playonlinux, and when I run it, it says: the program has encountered a serious problem and has to close. How do I fix this?
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How to transfer PlayOnLinux and all it's files into my secondary hard drive

So here is my problem, i have downloaded PlayOnLinux (Wine too) and i have installed in PlayOnLinux the steam platform. From there (steam) i have downloaded some of my games but it takes too much ...
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Rise of Nations with PlayOnLinux and Wine

I installed Rise of Nations Extended Edition with PlayOnLinux. I followed instructions from 3 sites on the configuration, but nothing worked. When I select debug it prints this out: [10/05/15 ...
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Different versions of Wine

Sorry if this is a duplicate, but can you guys please help me out? I noticed that there are four different "Wine" programs in the Ubuntu Software Centre. "Microsoft Windows Compatability Layer ...
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wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string

I am using Playonlinux and im trying to use winetricks to install a dll in one of my POL prefixes. I do: WINEPREFIX=/home/user/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/giffmegames/ winetricks and get wine cmd.exe ...
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Error trying to run game through wine from external hard drive

when I try to launch an app using Wine from my external hard drive, I get this: A zip file containing the crash report was generated in: C:\users\username*\Temp\Filename*
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I want to play cricket 2002 using wine or play on Linux? [duplicate]

I want to play one specific game EA sports Cricket 2002 using wine or play on Linux,This game runs properly only in Windows 98 or Windows XP .Do anyone knows on which particular wine version I can ...
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Can I play games off a sd card?

So I have ubuntu 14.04 running xfce4. I was planning on getting a 64 gb sd card to play games on it. I have a Dell chromebook. I just wanted to know if it was possible to download games such as league ...
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file permissions while copying from local

I am trying to copy few files from local desktop to linux server through winscp. But the permission of the same file is different while copying from different users. How can i set a default permission ...
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Controller input not being received in Wine

In Wine, I have a drive set up through POL that contains Steam and Rocket League. In the game, even though the controller is recognized by evtest, no input is received. I installed xinput for Wine and ...
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How disable key while specific program is running? [duplicate]

When I'm running a game with Play on Linux and I accidentally hit the Super key, it always opens the unity launcher and crashes my game. How can I prevent this, by disabling the super key for this ...
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PlayOnLinux Adobe Air requires a version that is not available

Can anyone help me. I am trying to run League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, but whenever I try to click Launch button, the message just pops up: This app requires a version of Adobe Air which cannot be ...
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So Much Trouble Installing Origin!

I am new to Linux and a friend installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my computer. I am wanting to play The Sims 3, but I have a problem. No matter what I do, every time I try to install Origin I get the same ...
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Is there a program similar to Wine that runs Mac software?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have got a Mac program in the Mac installation format (I believe it to a .dmg) which I wish to use, however I don't really have a functioning Mac to use it on ...
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Skyrim was installing for two days and just would not finish.

I installed play on Linux, and steam. I made my steam account and everything was going well. Except every time time it gets to the part where it says, please wait while skyrim is being installed....it ...
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Windows version of Steam not running in wine

I'm sorry if this is and easy fix, (I'm new to Ubuntu) but I've been trying to install the windows version of steam to play Windows only titles. The installation worked fine, but whenever I run the ...
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I am having trouble installing PlayOnLinux in ubuntu 12.04

I am getting following errors: W: Failed to fetch http://deb.playonlinux.com/dists/precise/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or ...
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PlayOnLinux using Anaconda python installation and can't find wxversion

I have an installation of Anaconda in my home directory but it's giving me problems when I try to run PlayOnLinux. I get this error: Looking for python... 2.7.10 :: Anaconda 2.3.0 (64-bit) - ...