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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Hearthstone, Ubuntu 12.04 dbghelp disabled

I'm trying to get Hearthstone working. I have an 64bit Ubuntu 12.04. The latest wine and playonlinux. I have as often said disable the dbghelp library in wine. Now the battle.net launcher opens, but ...
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C&C on xubuntu using wine/playonlinux

I have Xubuntu 12.04 running on my notebook. One thing I would like to have working is C&C, the modded version from cncnet.org. I found these websites but all I try, it simply does not work for ...
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What's Ubuntu package for virtualgl-libs

I stumble upon an error while trying to run League of Legends (through PlayOnLinux) with optirun. I got these errors : ERROR: ld.so: object 'libdlfaker.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ...
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Problem with Scribblenauts using Playonlinux

I have a problem with scribblenauts using playonlinux. So I turn on Scribblenauts, I have my first mission, and I click any buttons and immediately turns off. Can You Help
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Play on Linux isskin.dll

I've been trying to get the game Victoria 2 to work on Play on Linux for a few days now, but I keep encountering an error message saying Runtime Error (at -1.0) Cannot Import ...
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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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How do I get League of Legends working properly on Ubuntu?

I can install and get League running on 12.04 and 13.10, but I get 2-5 fps, the screen is mostly black (I can see just the HUD and player and enemy health bars, the rest is black/silhouettes) and my ...
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Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...
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How to patch Wine and use it In playonlinux

I have Wine installed with a ppa on my system and I do not want to change it. What I want to do is to apply a patch to (This one) and use it in Playonlinux. I know I can use custom Wine versions in ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Sim City 4 (Wine) crashes on Key Press, not sure why?

This might not be the place to ask this but it seems more related to Ubuntu than Wine or Sim City. I've successfully played 6 hours of Sim City 4 on PlayOnLinux using Wine 1.7.9 through Steam. But I ...
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Ms Frontpage installation

I want have MS Frontpage as Html editor on Ubuntu. This software is a part of MsOffice 2003 but is not part of it. I installed it by Wine and it installed whithout any error. But as I am try to open ...
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Graphics problems when running battlefield 2 with playonlinux

So I want to run Battlefield 2 on my Kubuntu machine and I found this guide on installing. I did so, the only differences are that I'm using wine version 1.6.2 (latest stable) and the fact that I did ...
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How do I mount iso files inside a virtual drive?

If I want to run a program from a ISO but the program runs in Windows, thus running it from Play on Linux. I would like to know if I have to install the mounting program inside the virtual drive ...
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making game fullscreen with PlayOnLinux

I'm fairly new to PlayOnLinux and am attempting to play Mass Effect (via Steam) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a display of 1920 x 1080. In order to get the game running without screwing up the display, I ...
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Play on linux “Cannot set locale to ” " error

Can someone, please help me to fix this error. Thank you!
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Problem with installing MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I tried to Install MS Office 2010 on my ubuntu 13.10 in past 6 hours, but every single method that I used ended up unsuccessful. I used Play On Linux, but every time right after installing .NET 2.0 ...
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Setting default ubuntu desktop backgrounds

How to change the default desktop background? A list of background pictures are available in the preference window, but I want to make my own picture as a default wallpaper. What can i do?
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Difficulty in using iwconfig, can i get full command to start a virtuall wireless network?

I came to know that iwconfig does the work for sharing the virtual wireless network but I have difficulty in using the command. I have no idea how to use this command. I felt harder even after reading ...
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PlayOnLinux cannot find Wine (though it is installed with POL)

Really strange, i use PlayOnLinux (POL) to install Wine 1.7.9, i rebooted my PC and when i try to open POL it says it can't find Wine, although it's listed under installed Wine versions. What do? ...
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Install packages to /usr/bin

I want to physically separate my data (/home) folder from my root folder for reasons of available space on an SSD I just got. I still, however, want to put my installed programs (everything from g++ ...
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How to share the wireless network through terminal?

In windows this command netsh wlan start hosted network ssid=username password=password used to work for sharing the wireless LAN or say used to work as the connectify-me. So how can I use this ...
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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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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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Trying to run Windows version of steam in WINE… to no avail

I used to use two versions of steam, the Linux version and the windows version run through WINE. After re-installation on a new machine, this no longer works. WINE hits a critical error and needs to ...
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Steam? Ubuntu 12.04? Windows? Wine? Play onLinux?

ok i have playonlinux downloaded and steam downloaded as well. i bought a windows game from the steam store and im trying to create a virtual disk to install and play? can anyone assist me please? ...
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Diablo III Play On Linux

I'm using the PlayOnLinux program to install Diablo III on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I get to a point where it says Please wait while vcrun2008 sp1 x86 is installed... It then stays at this point ...
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Trouble running steam games through Playonlinux

I have set everything up correct as far as I can tell and steam launches and runs, but when I try to run a game it will say the game is running in the task manager but there is nothing showing on the ...
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Photoshop looks terrible in 13.10

I have been using Photoshop CS2 for years on various versions of Linux and Ubuntu. In recent years, I've found that installing it with PlayOnLinux has had the most consistently reliable results. ...
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XUbuntu PoL w/Wine 1.5.29 WoW EULA/ToS every login

I managed to get WoW installed successfully using Wine 1.5.29 under Playonlinux 4.2.1. I'm not seeing any settings get saved, though. The game doesn't know whether or not I've accepted the EULA or 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 do I remove wine and playonlinux completely?

PlayOnLinux isn't working, so I uninstalled and then re-installed it. But still it isn't working. I think I did not uninstall it correctly. Could someone help me?
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What is the meaning of .lnk extension?

Every time when I install and use a Windows program using PlayOnLinux / Wine, I get a .lnk file on my desktop besides the program's shortcut. The file's name is "program's name.lnk". What is its role ...
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Stuck at “Updating Blizzard Update Agent” when installing World of Warcraft [duplicate]

I've tried searching through most of the other posts on here about getting WoW to work, but most people say they can execute the .exe and have no problems loading the launcher. I also tried looking ...
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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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Error in POL_ShortcutBinair did you install it on the standard location

I am already trying 2 days long installing microsoft word using playonlinux. but i get this error, and i have the latest play onlinux version and i already reinstalled ubunty and even tried it on ...
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Save document in Win Office (PlayOnLinux)

Sorry if this is a dumb question but I am getting stressed here. I am trying to save a document (in word 2010 using Play on Linux) and when I click save it a Windows "window" pops up to save the ...
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Is it a problem in Wine: small and upper caps?

Is it a problem if a folder exists in Wine / PlayOnLinux twice? For example 'Music' and 'music' or 'Obse' and 'obse'. Shouldn't it be changed, because windows doesn't differentiate between small and ...
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How to make joystick work with OnLive games under PlayOnLinux app with Wine 1.5.8 or other?

How make my joystick work to play OnLive streamming games under PlayOnLinux, i'am with Lubuntu LXDE 13.10 and i use Wine 1.5.8. on PlayOnLinux that supposly should work with joystick but dont. I ...
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PlayOnLinux cannot find wine (from Wine)

When I run PlayOnLinux gives me this message: PlayOnLinux cannot find wine (from Wine) You should install it to use PlayOnLinux What should I do.
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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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star wars kotor 2 problems

im an uber newbie to linux,considering i was a windows nut,i think ubuntu is so good. however as im new to this OS i have no idea about problem solving and any command prompts i have found and copied. ...
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What partition PlayOnLinux and Wine software has to be installed to?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and if I have already created ext4 ./ (partition) and on the same volume I have ./home If I create a separate partition ./home will the software that I install for example from ...
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setting up firebird to work with a windows app in wine

I have a windows app that I need to work in linux, I can install it in wine or playonlinx. But everytime I install the windows version of firebird, the windows app doesn't pickup the database or ...
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How to increase Evernote's GUI font size?

I'm running Evernote using PlayOnLinux (Wine). When I scale the font using the Wine configuration (to 140 dpi for example), the font of notes increases but the GUI font of Evernote is too small. I ...
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After completing the installation of play on linux, the page is hang with windows agreement page

After completing the installation process of play on linux. It stuck up with a message and it's not going further ahead. The message is basically: end user license agreement for Microsoft software ...
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Help with Mu Argentina on 13.10 with PlayOnLinux and Wine

I am having problems with installing Mu Argentina on Ubuntu 13.10. I have already installed Wine 1.6, and Direct X9 through PlayOnLinux but I can't execute it correctly. When I try to run it two ...
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Outlook 2010 on ubuntu13.04

I have installed microsoft office on my laptop running on xubuntu 13.04. I installed it with playonlinux everything works except the outlook. Outlook opens and I can play around on it, but as soon as ...
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Is it possible migrate existing programs installed in windows? [duplicate]

Can I move my already installed programs to my ubuntu installation, and if so can someone give me the general gist of it? I'm pretty good with a computer so if you give me the general outline I should ...
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How do i get oblivion to stop crashing?

I'm using Ubuntu Distribution 12.04 and trying to run Oblivion, I used playonlinux to install it to a virtual drive along with using wine. I think the problem is I have a bugged graphics card or ...