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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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 ...
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Mouse issues with wine

I am currently using wine ver. 1.4.1 to play games but every time I use crtl-alt arrow key to get back to the desktop I am able to click on items in the tool bar but I am not able to click on anything ...
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Need HELP with installation of FIFA 11 on PlayOnLinux

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15r 64-bit Laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed and AMD Raedon 7600M series graphic card. Recently, I downloaded PlayOnLinux with the intention of playing games and ...
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Javascript for ie8

I need to use internet explorer 8 with javascript for a program I need for work. I've installed ie8 and tried to install java for windows using playonlinux but the sits still says I don't have ...
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My OS is Ubuntu 12.10 and I have installed IE 8 and it is not working

My OS is Ubuntu 12.10 and I have installed IE 8 and it is not working. Can anyone advise how to fix this problem???? Whenever I browse, it got stuck and PlayOnLinux shows Error POL-Wine
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Why I am not able to run Internet explore oriented sites on ubuntu?

I am ubuntu user from 2 months and actually i want to visit the bulhorn.com website and this bullhorn.com portal is only suitable with Internet explorer. In order to visit bullhorn.com site I have ...
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PlayOnLinux error while using Internet Explorer

While using Internet Explorer, the browser is getting stuck, and a PlayOnLinux window is appearing with this message: [POL_Wine] Error: Wine seems to have crashed. Can anyone help me to fix this ...
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Excel 2010: How do I change the look of the dialog box(s)/Pop-up windows?

I installed MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04.2, and everything looks normal and functions as it would on a normal Windows machine. EXCEPT: When I click save, or save as, the dialog box looks like its ...
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Compact disk software and PlayOnLinux [duplicate]

I am trying to install a software that came with my USB interface on PlayOnLinux. I am not getting very far. How do I install software that’s on a compact disk on Linux? Oh I am using Ubuntu 13.4 by ...
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Won't Recognize Discs In Tray

I'm fairly new to using Ubuntu, so I'm going to try to explain it as best as I can. I was going to install a windows game using PlayOnLInux an Wine and when I chose to install through a disc, it said ...
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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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how to get diablo2 & LoD to work on Ubuntu 13.04

well here's the thing. I'm sure there are a hundred threads about this specific problem but everyone I've used and looked at hasn't helped me. so just to point out unless its not already completely ...
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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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Uplay is stuck while trying to update

I installed Assassin's Creed II using Playonlinux via Wine. The install process completed, and I thought everything was OK, but it wasn't. If I try to start the game, Uplay starts and tries to update ...
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package dependency

Please help, I am a new to Ubuntu and I just want to install PlayOnLinux but whenever I try it says this : The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux: Depends: x-terminal-emulator ...
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Limiting writes on SSD, wine, tmp and burning ISOs with ImgBurn

I currently have a SSD + HDD partition layout so that /var and /tmp are located on the HDD to limit writes on the SSD. Before buying an SSD, I used to burn dual layer DVD isos with ImgBurn through ...
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Why do games lag in wine for me but everyone else seems to not experience this?

Everyone else in the world seems to be able to play steam games in wine just fine, except for me. I am running a brand new Nvidia GeForce 670, I have a quad core i7 920 2.67GHz, and 11GB DDR3 RAM. ...
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Difference between Wine amd64 and x86 in playonlinux

I'm installing new Wine versions on playonlinux, but I want to know the difference between Wine amd64 and x86.
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iTunes on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How do I install Apple iTunes on UBuntu 12.04 in order to connect my iPhone with my PC? I tried PlayOnLinux, but it says "wine does not support usb yet" when trying to install it.
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League of Legends on Playonlinux [closed]

Here it says LoL is supported: http://www.playonlinux.com/en/supported_apps-1-0.html But it is not on the list in the program: http://s7.directupload.net/file/d/3273/58q7tx88_png.htm What is the ...
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how to install world of warcraft [duplicate]

ive been looking all over for how to install this game i have wine and i playonlinux if i search wow or world of warcraft in playonlinux its not there ive tried downloading the windows client from ...
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Conquista Online 2.0

From Google translator client download link: http://conquista.91.com/downloads/client.shtml Online RPG. with playonlinux I get this: err: seh: raise_exception Unhandled exception code 80000100 ...
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LibreOffice 4.03 compatibility with MS Office 2010 docs [duplicate]

I apologize for the repetitiveness of this question, but I just yesterday decided to use Ubuntu 13.04 as my only operating system and am trying to figure a few things out. No, I don't mean figuring ...
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PlayOnLinux preventing update - GPG Error

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I recently removed the program playonlinux because it was preventing me from updating my software. However, after removing the program and attempting an update, W: GPG ...
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PlayonLinux says i need 32bits OpenGL libs, can someone give me Nvidia 32bit libraries

So I am totally new to Ubuntu and saw that someone said that I need to install the 32bit libraries. Can someone tell where do I find them? I know I can get them with sudo apt-get install but I don't ...
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How to start a PlayOnLinux game windowed

I am using PlayOnLinux 4.1.1 under Ubuntu 13.04 The game I am trying to run is Heroes of Might and Magic III Complete. It runs perfectly well in fullscreen mode, but I want to run it in windowed ...
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Lower FPS with optirun and primusrun than without

I have Ubuntu 13.04 an nvidia 540M graphic card with optimus technology. I have installed bumblebee and primus. In glxspheres I get the flowing frames/sec: glxspheres ~ 60 FPS primusrun ...
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64bit ubuntu 13.04 – problems with apps that use 32bit libs

Upgrading from 12.10, or fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04. Both have problems with the 32libs. Skype does not launch, and playonlinux keeps asking for opengl32 libs even after installing ...
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League of Legends client continuous patch using Playonlinux?

I am using wine 1.5.28 and im not really sure which POL I am using it was an updated one though. I installed league using POL and ran the client. It installed fine and patched fine except for taking ...
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New to Ubuntu, trying to install and run WoW MOP & LoL

I am new to Ubuntu Linux, just came from windows 7 after a recommendation from one of my guild mates on GW2. Sadly I should have grilled him more on how to install all of the games and run them. I ...
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How to properly install PlayOnLinux, all the drivers, etc?

I am (re)installing Ubuntu 12.04 now, and I'd like to ask what things I have to install to properly run games with PlayOnLinux? I mean do I need to install some kind of graphics driver, or DirectX, ...
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Activate Office 2010 running in PlayOnLinux with a KMS server

Is it possible to activate a volume licensed copy of Microsoft Office installed using PlayOnLinux with my organisation's Key Management server? The installation with PlayOnLinux worked flawlessly but ...
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problem running league of legends

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 and recently installed league of legends. I successfully installed it, but when I started one of the matches, I couldn't see my character or the surrounding terrain. I could ...
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AMD Radeon GPU only uses 384MB VRAM instead of +2GB dedicated video-memory

for some reason a majority if not all games are limited to only 384MBs of video memory (VRAM) instead of it's full 2048MB dedicated memory. I read somewhere that disabling "Sych with VBlank" in the ...
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Running applications as different users

Can we run the same application under different users? Ex: App1 running under both /home/usr1/App1 and /home/Usr2/App1 on a Linux platform? Can we have Same UID for two different users? Ex: ...
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Cannot install wine and playonlinux due to 404 errors?

As the title says I am a Ubuntu 12.04 user without any particular unix experience. I am a (somewhat rusty) fully qualified MSCE engineer who has made the mistake of switching to management :-). I ...
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playonlinux installation failed how do I fix it? [duplicate]

So I was installing playonlinux as I wanted iTunes. I typed in the terminal sudo apt-get install playonlinux and it went well. But I can't find it on my laptop anywhere. When I try to install it again ...
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How do I run software as an administrator using Wine/PlayonLinux? [duplicate]

Today I was wondering if I could run a Program I installed on a virtual drive as an administrator? I installed Cain and Abel on this drive, When I run the program it works fine. But in order for it ...
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Why internet explorer 6 trying to save all webpages?

I have successfully installed IE 6 using playonlinux, but I'm unable to browse any site. when I'm entering any address in the address bar, following message is pops up You are downloading the ...
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How to run a bash .sh after starting a program in PlayOnLinux?

I have a little script that needs executing every time I open a wine program. The script is pretty simple: #!/bin/bash xdotool windowmove 67108871 1440 0 How do I get PlayOnLinux to run this script ...
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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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How to remove performance lags while playing Ragnarok on Wine?

I have just installed Wine and PlayOnLinux. Its performance is very lagging when I run the game (Ragnarok) and type my username and password. How can I improve the performance and remove any ...
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Is there a problem if I install Steam for Linux AND Steam via PlayOnLinux?

I've been enjoying playing in Ubuntu 12.10 using Steam for Linux. The thing is some games (like Borderlands2) can't be installed there because you can only install games for Linux. Previously I used ...
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Problem with Nvidia drivers

I have a Nvidia Geforce GT 520m and I already install Nvidia drivers manually and when I open Steam or Playonlinux says I'm not have a 32 bits libraries. Please anyone help me?? I really need it.
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Is it feasible to install and play games in steam while steam is in Wine (PlayOnLinux)

So I downloaded steam on PlayOnLinux and I installed some random games and they open but I can't do anything with them I can move the mouse around and the menu buttons change, but I can't actually ...
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How to get crysis 2 running

I am runnung ubuntu 12.04 64bit with nvidea gtx660 the with proprietary driver version 310 installed via additional drivers I have tried a variety of things having no succsess I have got past the ...
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Creating a custom launcher for Starcraft 2 in Gnome 3

So I have Starcraft 2 installed via PlayOnLinux on my computer. Now I wanted to make a custom launcher to Gnomes dock under the Games category. My sc2.desktop looks like this: [Desktop Entry] ...
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Steam crash on playonlinux

I'm trying to install steam using playonlinux/wine. There was nothing wrong with the installation, but whenever I try to login, steam crashes. After enabling the debugging mode, i got the log below. ...
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Does Microsoft Office run in Crossover/Wine/Playonlinux?

I'm a student so I kinda need full compatibility with Microsoft Office Documents for school. I was wondering if Office will run without major problems in Crossover, Wine, or playonlinux?