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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
114 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

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*
-1
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
50 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

How disable key while specific program is running?

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
468 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
158 views

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) - ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Source Filmmaker Timing keeps chagning on PlayonLinux Steam

Help me! When I try to install, the time keeps changing real fast. Can you update the PlayonLinux version of Steam. When you install games the time takes like 30 minutes or 1 hour or lower than that. ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Cross-compilation with Scratchbox

I want to use the Scratchbox toolkit in the concept of cross-compilation. In fact, I want my C# application to be compiled on a PC and to run it on an ARM processor target. Has someone been ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Bad sound and video quality on World of Tanks (Through WINE)

I have installed World of Tanks using Play on Linux and the installation was successful. When I enter the game (apart from the longer than expected loading times), the sound quality is poor (i.e. ...
0
votes
2answers
213 views

Hearthstone graphics glitch (shadows on Blackrock board)

Specs: VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560] (rev a1) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 83b5 Kernel driver in use: nvidia Ubuntu 15.04 - Linux-x86_64 NVIDIA ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Wine - installing SW: JK: JA

I have successfully installed Jedi Academy (well, at least I think so), but when I try to run it, it freezes at the intro screen. The screen where is the logo. Only key that is working is ESC and ...
0
votes
0answers
138 views

This Error Keeps showing when I run gulp in the terminal, and its already installed

After running gulp in the terminal, I get this error below: module.js:338 throw err; ^ Error: Cannot find module 'browserslist' at Function.Module._resolveFilename ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Using Wine and playonlinux

I cant seem to install anything that is Windows based using wine or Playonlinux. Everything always crashes, Pokerstars, Blackchip poker, Command and conquer, Marvel heroes... Why won't anything I ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

How can I play a game I already have with PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed PlayOnLinux on my PC, and was wondering if I could play the copy of Skyrim on my Steam account from PlayOnLinux without installing a new copy, as it only seems to allow. Is there ...
1
vote
1answer
865 views

Installing Adobe Illustrator CC via Wine (PlayOnLinux)

I am running a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 dist trying to install Adobe Illustrator CC (64-bit). The following image below illustrates where it jams in the installation process when installing via ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

wine themes don't affect apps installed via playonlinux

I have changed the wine's theme but it affect only the apps installed via directly with wine, the apps installed via playonlinux are not affected, how can I fix it? Thanks in advance!
2
votes
1answer
135 views

Wine doesn't run normally anymore. Need to run wineserver before every command now

After installing playonlinux to test one of its scripts, running wine on any Windows executable or even winecfg does nothing. Running winetricks outputs: ...
-1
votes
2answers
146 views

Skyrim audio extremely choppy

I've bought Skyrim LE yesterday, installed it via PlayOnLinux. The game is working fine graphically, however the audio is severely distorted with a varying stutter depending on how many different ...
0
votes
0answers
150 views

Help with PLayOnLinux, FS_Check warning, failed to load “canberra-gtk-module”

I've attempted to run PlayOnLinux many times and so far, I either cannot install a program, like a game, because it throws an error, saying it failed to download... Or In the event I was able to ...
3
votes
2answers
257 views

Windows Media Player 11 + 12, with Wine

I do realize this is a copy of my 2nd account, but it a question that so far, I have not gotten a good answer to. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Recently I bought GTA5, and want to play it. I got the .exe ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to install Windows Media Feature Pack? (Required by a game)

I've recently bough GTA5 for the computer, but through Game-stop. They gave me a code, and I got the install EXE file. I thought I could simply run it through steam, and I'd be done. However, when I ...
0
votes
0answers
167 views

Play fullscreen directX games in wine (PlayOnLinux)

I've installed League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, but when I start a match I have a transparent window. Is it a problem with my graphic card drivers (AMD Radeon) or with Wine?
1
vote
1answer
77 views

PlayOnLinux not run

I'm trying install Playonlinux in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have installed PlayonLinux with sudo apt-get install playonlinux so that is installed, but when I'll run, it's not run, and no error ...
-1
votes
1answer
56 views

virtual machine installation for ubuntu os … [duplicate]

ok ... so i posted a question as to how to install i-tunes in ubuntu, apparently ubuntu does not support i-tunes ... i hav in fact used the playonlinux version of i-tunes only to find out that my ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

League of Legend plays well for the first game but subsequent games doesnt work

After I play a game then try to play another the screen acts as if it is shrunk and the icons are too large. Where I can see the ubuntu launcher again. That is after the character select screen. ...
2
votes
1answer
487 views

Install Flash Player on IE7/IE8 with Wine

I have to set up IE7 or IE8 with Adobe Flash Player on a Linux machine (to test a very old web application) but I fight with some compatibility Flash problems. I'm using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Problem in loading Unity3D using wine

Recently I installed unity3D x86 4.5 on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit using playonlinux (wine 1.7.38). During installing, I installed tahoma and .net framework 4. After this I started Unity3D which loaded badly ...
1
vote
2answers
195 views

Can I play a 'not available for Linux' game on Steam using Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I bought a games bundle which has games that are both available and not available for Linux. I understand that to play the available games for Linux I only have to download Steam and voilà. But is it ...
0
votes
0answers
129 views

Slow internet issues on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm getting some internet issues; more specifically very high ping when playing video games, League of Legends most noticeably. I have OS X and Windows ...
0
votes
0answers
282 views

How to fix battle.net ui

I'm using Ubutu 14.04 I've installed Diablo 3 and thus battle.net launcher with playonlinux from my cd as well but this is how it looks like http://imgur.com/c8CR3SQ The UI is split in half ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Slow performance (Ubuntu 14.10) on core i7 (mobile 3rd)and 8 GB of ram.(Asus k56cb)

community I been using windows for ages, but I wanted to try something new, and get some experience on Linux based OS. So I have formated my ssd and installed Ubuntu, installed updates and needed ...
0
votes
0answers
141 views

Playonlinux - Emulate a virtual desktop

I'm using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 + Gnome and I followed the answer to this question on how to play games on a window, rather than on full screen. However, changing the wine config to emulate a ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

PlayonLinux issues with game installation

Trying to install and run AOE III using PlayonLinux-Wine loader. After manually selecting the file (installer) and activating, it initiates but then throws up an error message
1
vote
0answers
90 views

Patching LoL with TuxLoL

I seem to have exactly the same issue as Guga had in this question. I was recieving the same message "invalid Directory." But in this case, I have removed all spaces from the path name. I have no ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I add i386 architecture in Ubuntu MATE 15.04?

So I want to install wine:i386 so I can use PlayOnLinux. http://wiki.playonlinux.com/index.php/Installing_PlayOnLinux For users' Debian wheezy and Ubuntu Precise (and higher), they'll need to ...
1
vote
0answers
567 views

ClamTk found possible threats - How should they be handled?

A recent scan with ClamTk found 24 possible threats. All but one are associated with PlayOnLinux, Wine, or WinTV, and are located in my user folder in /home. I tried quarantining all of them, but ...
0
votes
1answer
906 views

How to play and install Need For Speed ​​Most Wanted 2012 in Ubuntu

I want to install Need For Speed Most Wanted 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS because I can install it in Windows. Ubuntu with Wine/Play on Linux won't open the files. Someone please help!!! I wanted to ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

install php in Linux

I am use VM VirtualBox to use Linux system because I wanna to install php on the Linux system I follow all steps to install apache2 , Mysql , php5 ... and then when put localhost in my browser this ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Fully remove PlayOnLinux and any files left behind [duplicate]

I recently installed PlayOnLinux with: sudo apt-get install playonlinux But then decided that I wanted to remove it so I did: sudo apt-get purge playonlinux sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get ...
0
votes
3answers
326 views

playonlinux problem for world of tanks installation

I installed Play On Linux, because I want to install World of Tanks game. But when this game installation process starts appears this error which is in print screen. What should I do in this ...
0
votes
1answer
247 views

Options.txt file hearthstone

I finally opened Hearthstone,played a few games without any problem, but I made a critical mistake, I put the graphics quality in High and closed the game. Now, when I open Hearthstone using wine, ...