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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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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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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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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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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“Error in main glxinfo is not installed. Please install mesa-utils package” when trying to install PlayOnLinux

I am currently trying to install League of Legends using PlayOnLinux, but every time I do I get this error: Error in main glxinfo is not installed. Please install mesa-utils package What ...
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Issues with alternate Windows software and Wine

I am running a non-popular windows software with PlayOnLinux and numerical fields like currency/monetary has an error with duplicated decimal separators. Numbers are displayed as follows (with ...
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How do you uninstall Spotify Linux Preview on Ubuntu?

I was on PlayOnLinux and saw the Wine version of Spotify and wanted to uninstall the Linux Preview to get the Wine version since it said not enough disk space for the installation so hopefully the ...
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I can´t install Microsoft Office 2010

I re installed Ubuntu many times and I still can't get it working. I get this: Error in POL_Wine Wine seems to have crashed If your program is running, just ignore this message And then I press ...
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How to change the Wine or PlayOnLinux locale settings - Ubuntu 12.04?

According do this post, Wine's locale settings (like numbering format) is based on Ubuntu locale settings. If I have to change my Ubuntu locale settings, how can I change locale settings in Ubuntu ...
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it is possible to install drivers used on windows but working on ubuntu

there isn't drivers for video card on my computer or drivers for sis on ubuntu repositories and i know that it is poor supported or one of least supported, and i also have windows installed and on ...
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what are the packages that should be installed in play on linux? [closed]

what are the packages that should be installed in play on linux? so I would have a windows like environment for gaming without all the fuss
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Running “Internet Download Manager” via wine crashes

I have installed wine-1.7.22 Then installed play on linux too, which uses wine Then I installed Internet Download Manager 5.17 using play on linux It installed successfully, I opened it and ADD URL ...
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iTunes on PlayOnLinux doesn't appear in search

I can't find the iTunes on PlayOnLinux search, it just doesn't appear. Is there other way I could install it?
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How do I get around OS checks in wine?

I got a Lytro from woot this week, but didn't research the Linux support. I have PlayOnLinux installed and was hoping to run the windows software from there. The snag I ran into was that they have an ...
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wine has to be removed before installing nvidia-331

I would try the method of this link nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE But the Problem is i already have wine installed and so here is my problem. I installed wine1.7 ...
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Failed to download package files. Check your internet connection

I get this message any time I try to install PlayOnLinux from the software center. I know that my internet connection is fine. i want to install PlayOnLinux for instal MicrosoftOffice but everytime ...
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Ubuntu software store not working

i try to install or un-install some think and i get this: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading ...
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Steam Crashes using PlayOnLinux

I have an odd problem. Some time ago I used PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu to install Rage (through Steam), this worked and still works perfectly. I now want to make another Virtual Drive to install SimCity4, ...
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Downloading PlayOnLinux

I'm downloading PlayOnLinux to run Paint Tool SAI, but I cannot open PlayOnLinux. When I click on it to open it, a dialog box comes up that says: "PlayOnLinux cannot find curl (from cURL) You need to ...
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Unable to activate MS office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit/ PlayOnLinux

I have installed MS Office on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit through PlayOnLinux. However I have noticed that the text box in product activation is not enabled. Is there a way to resolve the issue? I Referred ...
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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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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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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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Can't find steam folder

I recently installed steam and TF2 via PlayOnLinux, and I need to find the steam folder, on windows it is on program files. Any ideas on where could i find it?? thanks
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Sky/Fog/Lighting problems during gameplay GTA San Andreas on Ubuntu Quantal and Intel Mobile 4 Series

during the gameplay, while outside, I get problems in the rendering of what I guess would be lighting and/or weather effects. Even with Effects level to "low". The scenery is rendered properly, no ...
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Trying to run 32bit windows game in wine on 64bit 12.04

I am trying to run Icewind dale2 from GOG.com in wine on ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I am using the AMD ATI binary blob display driver. Running the file command on /usr/lib32/fglrx/libGL.so.1.2 gives: ...
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PlayonLinux install menu is empty

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I installed PlayOnLinux by adding their repository to Software Sources. My PlayOnLinux version is 4.1.2 When I try to install a program the install menu is totally empty. ...
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Can't use keyboard in Warcraft3 - PlayOnLinux

I installed PlayOnLinux to play Warcraft 3 but when I come to the first screen of Warcraft3, I can't type anything. I mean the keyboard doesn't work. What's the problem?in
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How can I add wine programs to the right click context menu?

How can someone automatically add wine programs (such as Microsoft Office) to the right click context menu? In my case specifically the software is installed via play on linux. For example, when a ...
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How to fix a “Not ready” error?

I'm trying to install Sims 3 using PlayOnLinux and everything goes really well, until the installer gets to the file Sims3Launcher.resources.dll . I then get this response: Error: Not ready I have ...
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Maximized window has free space on bottom

Im trying to run streams of Warcraft 3 on ubuntu 14.04. Everething is good. But it have to be windowed mode for working stream correctly. Im running it with command env ...
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How do I get 32/64 bit Open GL libraries?

I'm a complete n00b so bear with me. I'm trying to install League of Legends and I have PoL 4.2.4, Wine 1.7.25 and NVIDIA's proprietary driver 340.32. I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried so ...
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14.04 PlayonLinux and Steam equals jittery choppy freezing video

I trying to get some windows gaming software (warframe) up ad running and it is running but the video is very choppy/freezes even though the reported frame rate is 60fps. I'm using: Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Office 2010 install in Spanish Ubunt 14.04 using PlayOnLinux

I am trying to install Office 2010 in ubuntu 14.04 using PlayOnLinux. The installation worked without any problem, but the thing is that Office is installed in Spanish, for some reason. I tried ...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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Using garena+ to play league of legends PH

As you read the title.. So how could i use garena+ to run league of legends. I also use wine to run garena, and i also have tried playonlinux but still when i press "start league of legends" it just ...
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How do I uninstall itunes?

I unsuccessfully installed itunes on Ubuntu 14.04. Now I dont seem to be able to uninstall it. Right after that my Ubuntu Software Center also crashed and wont relaunch
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Run a ThinApp Sandboxed Portable App in Wine

Is there a way to run at Wine portable applications that run in Sandboxes like those build in VmWare ThinApp? I can't run in Wine anyone.
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How To Unzip Call_of_Duty_MW2.zip File

I have Call_of_Duty_MW2.zip and I want to install it with PlayOnLinux, but i could not find a way to unzip it. First, I tried extracting Call_of_Duty_MW2.zip, but it always gave me the same error: "An ...
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PlayOnLinux missing openGL 32 libraries

so I'm using Kubuntu 64 bit. (well that's ubuntu forum, but this is ubuntu derivative so I thought you might help me) and I wanted to install League of Legends through playonlinux (4.2.4). On 32 bit ...
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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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Has anyone been successful running the new SimCity through play on Linux?

I've been able to download origin on play an Linux but it doesn't download the game (SimCity) completely.
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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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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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PlayOnLinux: Wine crashes (Problem 1) [duplicate]

I've posted about this on: http://www.playonlinux.com/en/topic-12143.html But this website is easier to navigate (I can go back to my questions :|) and has a great community. So here's what's in the ...
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My game on Steam [PoL] requires Internet Explorer 9

I am trying to play a game on Steam that requires Internet Explorer 9. Is there any way to do this on PlayOnLinux. I've tried to make a non-listed install on PoL, but Steam afterwards does not detect ...
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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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Can I play Windows games through virtual desktop?

I've tried playing Windows steam games through PlayOnLinux, and it just glitches and closes. Everybody on the forums says that it worked, and it doesn't. Is it possible to play steam games through a ...
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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 ...