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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Skyrim with PlayOnLinux audio is choppy [closed]

I've been playing The Elder Scrolls V on Ubuntu 14.10 with wine (PlayOnLinux). There's a problem with the audio that makes everything choppy and fuzzy. Everybody's voices sound super-gravelly and ...
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Starcraft 2 under wine

I have tried many times to install Starcraft 2 into Ubuntu, but every time the battle.net launcher loads, it its in a weird shape. I don't know what to do to fix this and any help would be appreciated....
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How to make solver work in Excel [PlayOnLinux install]

Because for school I have to work with Excel, I installed Microsoft office 2010 with PlayOnLinux. Office is working great, except when I try to use the solver function in Excel. The moment I activate ...
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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 ...
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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: /home/usr1/...
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Play on Linux is broken for Ubuntu 12.10 (64bit)

I have read a few threads about how to get Play on Linux to run. But the only solution seems to be to reinstall to 32-bit. Do anyone here know about if there are a workaround without having to ...
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Problem with Wine on Kernel 3.2.0

I've been using PlayOnLinux to play some Steam games without any problem on Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10. I recently upgrade to the new Ubuntu 12.04, the upgrade whent without problems. I then try to launch ...
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World of wacraft on PlayOnLinux graphics problem

I have an HP 430 and lshw -c video command line said: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics ...
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How can I force the name of cd-drive?

How can I force the name of cd-drive? I am trying to install one game with WINE, which has three discs. It works until installation wants disk 2. Then it can't continue, because disk 2 appears as ...
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Cannot switch to Nvidia card from VGA, I get 'Error: BrokenCount > 0', can't update the libvdpau1 file

Ok, this is a weird one. Using a HP Pavillion Slimline using Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 with the driver 304.128 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Results from running lshw Show the following (not sure ...
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Can I play a 'not available for Linux' game on Steam using Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I bought a games bundle which has games that are both available and not available for Linux. I understand that to play the available games for Linux I only have to download Steam and voilà. But is it ...
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Fully remove PlayOnLinux and any files left behind [duplicate]

I recently installed PlayOnLinux with: sudo apt-get install playonlinux But then decided that I wanted to remove it so I did: sudo apt-get purge playonlinux sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get ...
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playonlinux problem for world of tanks installation

I installed Play On Linux, because I want to install World of Tanks game. But when this game installation process starts appears this error which is in print screen. What should I do in this ...
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How to run Skyrim in wine using primusrun?

When I cd into a directory containing a .exe that I can run in Wine, how do I run that .exe with primusrun? Specifically, I have installed Skyrim via Steam on PlayOnLinux. I've successfully run other ...
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PlayOnLinux won't install? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 LTS, and whenever I try to install PlayOnLinux, I keep getting this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux : Depends: python-wxgtk2.8 but it is not ...
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My StarCraft on wine 1.5.24 is on all workspaces

I use PlayOnLinux and configured it to work on wine version 1.5.24. The thing is the app is working on all workscapes, just like that So how that to work only on one? It behaves just like any app ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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After creating a symlink from PlayOnLinux steamapps to Windows steamapps, should games appear as installed in Steam?

I was able to successfully install Steam via PlayOnLinux. I can launch Steam, browse the store, see my library, etc. After I did that step, I followed these instructions to create a symlink from ...
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play windows games on ubuntu 11.10?

Currently I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I have tried installing Windows games with "PlayOnLinux" but all the games I tried to install it displays an error (it says that the program should be closed) ...
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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...
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Missing Applications in Ubuntu software center

I'm new so go easy as I know it may be a simple answer to most, however I came from Linux Mint and I know that the software center's are very similar. I feel that mint is easier to use, however I ...
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PlayonLinux League of Legends Crashes Updating

Hello so I am trying to install League on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid... Right now League is on 6.10 update and I am trying to find a bug in this but I only find one simple bug in all of this... And I am ...
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Winetricks not installing properly through Wine on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm following this tutorial on installing all necessary prerequisites for league through wine as well as moving over the league files in order to have a completely functioning game. I'm running on ...
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Elsword on Ubuntu

Can anyone help me?I downloaded Elsword with Playonlinux it worked very fine until "Mailmime.dll is missing" error popped out.Is there any way to fix it?I tried downloading Mailmime.dll but it didn't ...
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playonlinux installation error

I was trying to install playonlinux on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit, so that I could install adobe ps cc. I have already installed wine from the software center, but I got some errors, here I am attaching the ...
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Adwords editor using Play on Linux

I am very new to Ubuntu and I would really love to make it work for me. I have tried to install adwords editor on my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and with the info found online I have followed the Play on Linux ...
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Wine Photoshop CS6 broken fonts

I successfully installed and ran Adobe Photoshop CS6 on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS. However, fonts are broken. Some of fonts just have different style, while some are not displayed at all. screenshot Check ...
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How can I play the League of Legend in Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)?

I just learned to install League of Legends in Ubuntu, and there are several problems. First, the update takes a long time, which could be attributed to my net work. Anyway, it can be done after ...
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Can't install flash with winetricks

I run winetricks flash and it outputs Executing w_do_call flash Executing load_flash Downloading http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/12.0.0.38/install_flash_player_ax.exe to /home/...
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PlayOnLinux change install location from virtual drive

I am using PLayOnLinux for a couple of my games but it only installs games in one specific spot that I am unable to change, I'm guessing it's a virtual drive ((according to someone on here)) and I'd ...
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Controller input not being received in Wine

In Wine, I have a drive set up through POL that contains Steam and Rocket League. In the game, even though the controller is recognized by evtest, no input is received. I installed xinput for Wine and ...
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How disable key while specific program is running? [duplicate]

When I'm running a game with Play on Linux and I accidentally hit the Super key, it always opens the unity launcher and crashes my game. How can I prevent this, by disabling the super key for this ...
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Windows version of Steam not running in wine

I'm sorry if this is and easy fix, (I'm new to Ubuntu) but I've been trying to install the windows version of steam to play Windows only titles. The installation worked fine, but whenever I run the ...
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Installing Adobe Illustrator CC via Wine (PlayOnLinux)

I am running a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 dist trying to install Adobe Illustrator CC (64-bit). The following image below illustrates where it jams in the installation process when installing via PlayOnLinux....
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Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Patching LoL with TuxLoL

I seem to have exactly the same issue as Guga had in this question. I was recieving the same message "invalid Directory." But in this case, I have removed all spaces from the path name. I have no ...
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install php in Linux

I am use VM VirtualBox to use Linux system because I wanna to install php on the Linux system I follow all steps to install apache2 , Mysql , php5 ... and then when put localhost in my browser this ...
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Blank screen error on Unity 5

I installed Unity 5 using PlayOnLinux and wine 1.7.42 and everything went well. But when I open the editor I just got a blank screen. If I click to create a new scene, nothing happens... Picture ...
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Halo Combat Evolved Rendering Issue

I'm trying to run Halo Combat Evolved on my macbook pro running ubuntu using playon linux. It's successfully installed and it plays but the screen is rendered unusably with the a mirror image running ...
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Importing jabref xml reference file for Microsoft word on PlayOnLinux

I manged to successfully install Microsoft Word on PlayOnlinux. I use jabref for references which can generate an XML file which can be imported into word for citation. I can do this on word on MS ...
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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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Allow sudo in default guest account

I am trying to run Microsoft Office for some public workstations. I have added the following entry to my sudoers file: %win ALL=(windows) NOPASSWD: /usr/share/playonlinux/ /home/windows/.PlayOnLinux ...
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Origin instantly crashes with PlayOnLinux

After installing origin (OriginSetup.exe) using PlayOnLinux, I pressed play and almost instantaneously it says: Error in Main Origin crashed. Click on debug link to get more details. And in debug ...
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[Wine/PoL]Skyrim cannot properly detect my graphics card

I have an AMD R9-285 and installed the 14.5 driver from AMD. display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series OpenGL version ...