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 to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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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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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 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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How can I get rid of wine menu entries when wine packages are not uninstalled?

I prefer to use PlayOnLinux to configure wine and manage prefixes. PlayOnLinux requires wine packages to be installed, but I won't use default /home/$USER/.wine prefix. So I deleted default prefix ...
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playonlinux is unable to find 32bits OpenGL library you might encounter problem with your games

My hardware configuration is Intel core2duo 2.93GHz 4GB DDR2 RAM MSI G31 motherboard Seagate 80GB PATA harddisk I'm new to linux and I'm having this problem since few days, it was not there before. ...
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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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PlayOnLinux Steam Stalls

I tried using PlayOnLinux. I downloaded my game, no problems. When I click PLAY, nothing happens. A loading screen from steam flashes up, less than half a second, then nothing. The first time I ...
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League of Legends Login Issues

Ok so I installed League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. The launcher opens and I'm able to get to the login page. However it stops there. Whenever I try to login it keeps saying that I have in ...
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Find Out my Graphics Memory Two Cards Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Age of Empires III on my PC under Playonlinux, but I am having some problems with graphics memory. It asks for the graphics memory on the installer. I tried what some ...
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Xbox 360 Controller through PlayOnLinux

I am running Skyrim through PlayOnLinux and I want to get my Xbox 360 controller to work on the game. I am using Wine 1.7.11, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and whatever version of PlayOnLinux is available through ...
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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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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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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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Several Questions regarding software on Ubuntu 12.10

So, i recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 but i have problems setting up my microphone, i got a creative sound-card and i already tried ALSA. Second i need to have adobe cs 5.5 installed for studying but ...
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Dragon Age: Origins with PlayOnLinux have low fps

I successfully installed Dragon Age: Origins with PlayOnLinux on my Ubuntu 12.04 but the game is too slow, frame per second(fps) is too low. I played this game so many times in Windows with the high ...
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How do I install “Slender” through Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I'm currently trying to install wine 1.5.9raw 3 in order to play 'Slender' through PlayOnLinux, but as I try to run it, my laptop says it cannot find that particular wine version. Can I download it ...
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PlayonLinux cannot install MS office 2010 spanish in Lubuntu 14.04.1 32 bit, winbind missing

When I tried to install MS Office Professional Plus 2010 in spanish (only Word, Excel and PowerPoint) through PlayonLinux, it appears a error message saying "winbind is not installed". If I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness problem (Lenovo Z500)

My brightness controls weren't working before but I didn't really care, but somehow I lowered my screen brightness while downloading league through playonlinux. Now the brightness controls aren't ...
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Unable to install Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 12

Every time I'm trying to install Photoshop using wine by following these steps the installation has problems with copying files. I get following errors in wine: err:ole:CoGetClassObject no class ...
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optirun playonlinux

If I use optirun to run playonlinux ( or PRIMUS_SYNC=2 primusrun playonlinux ) and then I choose a game that uses wine, does my game also use secondary graphic card ? I ask because I get low FPS as if ...
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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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League of legends resolution problem

I've got 1 GB Radeon R9 270X and League of legends was working fine. Recently I used a different monitor and the game seemed to adjust automatically . I went back to my old monitor and I run the ...
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Improving gaming performance in wine

When running League of Legends through wine I get about 50fps while I would like to run the game at a stable 60fps with vsync. Is there any way I can achieve higher framerates, or is my hardware just ...
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Limit FPS on Wine

In a game I'm running through wine (MTM2) due to programmer oversight the physics engine run differently at different frame rates. The physics engine runs "properly" at around 30 FPS. On my machine, ...
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How to fix error message

I keep getting an error message that all the packages for ttf-mscorefonts-installer failed to download. So, play on linux does not work properly. For instance, I installed itunes and Spotify but ...
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Steam Crashes After Initial Update

So I have been wrestling with getting Steam installed on my computer for quite some time now, and I had given up all hope. Well today I finally did the smart thing and installed POL to manage my ...
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How do I get Fable: The lost chapters working with PlayOnLinux

I have the steam version of Fable: The lost chapters and I tried opening it with PlayOnLinux with the default setup but steam crashed on start up. I fixed steam by using the latest version of wine and ...
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PlayOnLinux + Bumblebee

Since two days I tried to repair nvidia-prime and nvidia-settings changing graphic cards. I tried multiple versions and configurations, and of course every time I tried to change my video card an ...
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Problems to open QDAMiner Lite with PlayonLinux

I need urgent help! I use QDA Miner Lite for qualitative analysis, I have always opened it with PlayonLinux, but it had stopped to work last week. I don't know why or how to fix it. Thanks a lot! ...
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Play on Linux: How do you move the install Location to another partition?

I have a ssd card that duel boots Windows and Ubuntu. My linux partition is running out of room and I want to move my Games to my hard drive partition(1TB).
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Wine installation wants to remove nvidia-libopencl1-337

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and am using Nvidia 337.19 driver. When I try to install Wine 1.6 or 1.7 version (those are the only two I tried) Konsole returns: The following packages will be ...
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About tuxlol on linux

I read about your article comment in which you solved all the problems with the current league of legends, my question to you might be quite silly considered your level and experience with all these ...
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gaming on linux (ubuntu)

I had Ubuntu 13.10 and it took a lot of time to get used to it and investigate how to install games on it. I had playonlinux running with wine, winetricks, and it worked fine. After the upgrade to ...
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Restoring permissions to PlayOnLinux

Before installing 14.04 I backed up my home folder to an external NTFS hard disk. When I copied everything back I lost the correct file permissions and PlayOnLinux programs stopped working. What ...
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Open Libre Writer Through Windows Wine Program

I've installed a Windows program through PlayOnLinux. The program uses a kind of spreadsheet that can be output to a word processor. When I used this program on Windows I would have it output to MS ...
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install iso file from network

I want to install ubuntu-10.04-linuxcnc3-i386.iso from network. with PXE method I can not choose the iso file which will be installed !! so how can I proceed to install the iso file using network ...
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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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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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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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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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PlayOnLinux Sharing Wineprefixes

Hi i am having this dilemma for a while and this is what i have done so far i have made a partition in which i decided to make it specifically for windows programs and i have installed playonlinux as ...
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wine and fglrx problem

i have a problem with installing the AMD drivers for my graphic card. I know it's because of Wine. Because when i installed wine it says that i must unintall the fglrx driver/package. but i don't want ...