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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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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How do I know if the programs used in PlayOnLinux can be safely installed?

I'm seeing this large list of mostly commercial programs there and I'm wondering where they came from, if I run the risk of compromising my system by installing any of them.
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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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How to apply patch to Ableton 9 Live Suite (.auz file)?

I'm just getting started with Ubuntu here, so please bear with me :) I installed Ableton 9 Live Suite using PlayOnLinux, and I cannot apply the patch. The patch maker I downloaded generates a .auz ...
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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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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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May new plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom work in Wine?

Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 5.7 both run very well for me on Ubuntu 14.04 thanks to the Wine frontend PlayOnLinux and the latter's nearly idiot-proof (me being the idiot) installation proceedures. I ...
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How can I install “EA origin” over Elementary os or ubuntu 14.04 using PlayOnLinux 4.2.10?

I found a way but is only for PlayOnLinux 4.2.5 and it does'n work in 4.2.10 version. I'm new using Linux. Thank you!
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Force Ubuntu to open console

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 I have an issue: I sometimes play League of Legends with playonlinux. It works fine, but sometimes the graphic simply "hangs", so the "image" does not change anymore. Sound ...
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Malfuctioning key for Š, Ď, Ň etc. on playonlinux-executed MS Office

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and MS Office installed and executed via playonlinux (problems both on 2007 and 2010 as well). Everything works OK, the only problem is that the key used mainly for czech ...
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Stuck in a login loop after trying to remove pulse Audio

So I was playing Rocket League via PlayOnLinux but the audio was really weird and crackling. After looking it up, it was an issue with ALSA conflicting with Pulse Audio. I followed a tutorial to ...
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Safe to install playonlinux on ubuntu 15.10 x64 despite 'no further updates' warning

I'm trying to install playonlinux on my fresly installed ubuntu 15.10 x64 laptop, but getting the following message (it's in dutch but in english it sounds like: If you install playonlinux packages ...
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PlayOnLinux Error in POL_Wine

PlayOnLinux Error when installing League of Legends Error in POL_Wine Wine seems to have crashed If your program is running, just ignore this message PlayOnLinux League of Legends Debug Text: -----...
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Torrenting, installing and using Ableton 9 on Ubuntu14

I would like to download Ableton Live 9 into my Ubuntu 14.04, there are some tutorials and instructions around but non of them refer to how to do it from a torrent. I tried doing it on my own, with ...
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PlayOnLinux resolution problems on laptop

I wanted to play some games on my DELL laptop so I installed PlayOnLinux. I've had a lot of good experience with it but there are some games that won't run (Port Royal, Warcraft III TFT, jedi outcast, ...
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Error: Brokencount >0

I recently installed playonlinux. However, while I was away my computer was put into suspend mode. Afterwards I got this error notification in my task bar saying there was an error. The exact ...
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Problem regarding PlayOnLinux

While installing PlayOnLinux from Ubuntu software center,failling and displaying this clause ("Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/c/curl/libcurl3_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb ...
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WINE 1.3 with Amazon Kindle

I am experiencing problems getting Wine/PlayOnLinux to work with my Amazon Kindle Account. Firstly, I installed Wine/PlayOnLinux downloaded Amazon for PC and Wine picked up the exe. After ...
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How can I install games from disc on ubuntu playonlinux?

I'm sort of new to ubuntu and can't find any guides on how to install game discs on playonlinux. I have ubuntu 14.04 and a msi gtx 960 graphics card,I'm not sure if any of that matters (as I said I'm ...
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Use Program made in qt to run on linux instead of windows

I have a program that is distributed for both Windows and Mac. Earlier I found out that it is made using qt creator. Is it possible to somehow use qt to make the program run on linux without using ...
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problem with amd graphic card in ubuntu15.10

i am a newbie and i have just replaced my windows 8.1 with ubuntu15.10 and trying to make my amd graphic card work(amd r7m265) but i cant make it work . below is the outputs of following command. $ ...
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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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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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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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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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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: https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&...
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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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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

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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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 08:56:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 (module.js:336:...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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PlayOnLinux doesn't show as installed in Software Center

I installed PlayOnLinux from the deb package of their official website, but I can't find it in Ubuntu Software after I have installed it
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How to fix League of Legends Ubuntu 16.04

I installed League of Legends using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 and it used to crash all the time, while playing,repairing,browsing the store and even at the log in screen. I used to get either Bug ...
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Sims 1 on Ubuntu 16.04

I have had trouble installing the Sims 1 on Ubuntu linux when using PlayOnLinux. I can always get through the installation but once i get to the end and have the virtual drive created, it does not ...