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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Can't update via the terminal [duplicate]

Hi having problems with updating ubuntu 14.01 sudo apt-get update Gives me the following. E: Typen »!DOCTYPE« er ukendt på linje 1 i kildelisten /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list E: ...
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Will a playonlinux installation affect my current (working) WoW with wine installation?

I "managed" to get World Of Warcraft working with no problems on my Lenovo Laptop. It got one of that awfull optimus graphic systems and it took some time. I want to install league of legends now and ...
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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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Associate PlayOnLinux to Microsoft Office on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 through PlayOnLinux (v 4.2.2) onto my Ubuntu 14.04 distribution. Icons were created on my desktop for Word and Excel. If I click on either icon, ...
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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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Problem with IE8 on ubuntu

While working with IE8 on Ubuntu I am facing some problems. I'm not able to open a new tab; if I do so, then an message comes up: "playonlinux seems to have crashed." I'm not able to work on IE8 for ...
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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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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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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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Playonlinux won't download: 14.04 [duplicate]

Either using commands in Konsole (this answer is given: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?), nor from Muon Software Centre (no response when ...
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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 backup virtual drives with PlayOnLinux?

PlayOnLinux installs the applications in separate virtual drives. Each virtual drive represents a different windows machine. I have configured PlayOnLinux on my laptop and installed several programs ...
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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 successfully install itunes on ubuntu 12.04?

I have been attempting to install itunes via Playon Linux. It installed... sort of... I can open and view itunes, but do get the message itunes was not properly installed and on package manager it ...
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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 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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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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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop after upgrade [duplicate]

I have been facing multiple problems after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04. All the problems are related to the desktop interface. After upgradation, I have been unable to change my wallpaper. Firstly ...
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Whenever I try installing something from the software center it always says 'requires installation of untrusted packages'

I am using software server 12.04 but whenever I try installing something like playonlinux for example it says Requires installation of untrusted packages and when i click details it gives me: ...
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PowerPoint fullscreen crashes with PlayonLinux

I have installed playonlinux 4.0.14 on my Ubuntu. I successfully installed Powerpoint 2010 that launches after setting riched20.dll to native in the Winecfg. However when i am putting a presentation ...
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Adobe Photoshop CC crashes through PlayOnLinux

I have installed Adobe Photoshop CC using PlayOnLinux and following this tutorial. My computer is a Dell Inspiron 3537 (here's the spcifications), I'm using a 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04, with Wine 1.6 and ...
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PlayOnLinux won't start

When I click on the icon nothing happens. In the terminal when I run playonlinux I get the following. ImportError: No module named wxversion Looking for python... 2.7.7 - selected Traceback (most ...
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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 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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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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How to update PlayOnLinux?

I just installed PlayOnLinux, it says: An updated version of PlayOnLinux is available (3.8.11). and nothing more. Doing apt-get update doesn't offer any updated version of POL. What is the safe ...
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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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League of legends games will not start, bugsplat [closed]

I'm trying to run League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 using Play on Linux. I followed this guide to install it. I'm now using Amd's proprietary drivers (got an HD5770 graphics card if that matters). I ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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?
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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 ...