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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How can I get rid of wine menu entries when wine packages are not uninstalled?

I prefer to use PlayOnLinux to configure wine and manage prefixes. PlayOnLinux requires wine packages to be installed, but I won't use default /home/$USER/.wine prefix. So I deleted default prefix ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mindstorms NXT Support [closed]

I have the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 software working fine on my Windows computer, but I can't get it to work in Ubuntu. I have tried both Wine and PlayOnLinux. This is all that is keeping me from ...
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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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Possible to run Wine / CrossOver / PlayOnLinux in parallel?

Is it possible to run Wine, CrossOver and PlayOnLinux in parallel? I'm testing all three in order to: See which applications run better on which platform Which of these is easier to use for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dragon Age: Origins with PlayOnLinux have low fps

I successfully installed Dragon Age: Origins with PlayOnLinux on my Ubuntu 12.04 but the game is too slow, frame per second(fps) is too low. I played this game so many times in Windows with the high ...
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Playonlinux doesn't see my cdrom [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction? Trying to install Diablo 2 with playonlinux and after creating the virtual drive and choosing to install with cdroms, disk ...
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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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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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Wine / PlayOnLinux dependency issues when trying to install [closed]

I am curious as to why installing PlayOnLinux entails removing seemingly unrelated packages like google-earth-stable. Is this the expected behaviour? This is the output I get when trying to install ...
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How can I export a previous installation under Wine to the PlayOnLinux folder?

I have some programs and games installed with Wine and I wonder if it's possible manage this applications with PlayOnLinux. There was a plugin called "Wine Import" to do this, but seems to be ...
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How does one install PlayOnLinux?

How do I install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu?
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How can I play diablo 3 on playonlinux? Direct3D9 is not available without OpenGL

I have recently encountered a huge problem when installing diablo 3 on playonlinux (PoL). The game launch menu started but when I click on the play button the window close immediately and there is ...
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Netflix Custom Wine usable with other programs?

I noticed that the WINE installed to run the Netflix app found here installs a custom WINE along with the full Mono and possibly .NET . I have been having chronic problems getting the program Reply ...
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Why does Wine need Windows service pack?

On my system there's a file WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ENU.exe in /home/kshitiz/.PlayOnLinux/ressources Why does Wine need this file? If it needs it for emulation, how is it that it is able to ...
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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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What to do when:“The following packages have unmet dependencies” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I get an “unmet dependencies” error when trying to install WINE? How do I resolve unmet dependencies? When I try to install Wine, PlayonLinux, and some other ...
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iTunes library.itl cannot be read beacause it was created by a newer version

I have installed iTunes 10 by wine on Ubuntu 12.10 and removed it. I installed iTunes 7 by playonlinux. When I trying to start the application, it shows iTunes library.itl cannot be read because it ...
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How can I install Service Pack 2 and 3 for Office 2007 using PlayonLinux?

I installed the latest version of PlayonLinux using the instructions given on their download page (http://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html) for Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). I followed the ...
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CD contents not showing through PlayOnLinux

I was trying to install Age of Empires III through PlayOnLinux, and everything was working fine. I entered the path for the disk, but when it asked me for the second disk, the paths weren't working. ...
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Direct3d9 is not available without opengl

I am trying to install Guild Wars 2 from PlayOnLinux application and it keeps crashing and when I go into debugging this pops up the most: Direct3d9 is not available without opengl Is there a ...
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how to set a working file associations with PlayOnLinux?

I have installed MS Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux. i want to associate the .docx files to Playonlinux. I've follow the workaround on this thread: how to set file associations with PlayOnLinux? but I ...
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PlayOnLinux / WINE error. Cannot add games to list

I am new to the Linux platform as a whole. Now, that's not to say that I haven't been watching countless videos and articles of Linux before I made the switch. I have gone through multiple tutorials ...
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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 Equivalent for windows [closed]

Like the PlayOnLinux do we have a similar application in windows that allows us to run a Ubuntu application on Windows OS. Or is there any simulator to run the ubuntu terminal in Windows(for learning ...
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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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Starcraft 2 not displaying map in game

I installed Starcraft II wings of liberty via playonlinux, it installed fine, it starts up fine, but when I go into a game the map does not show, it is just black, but all my buildings/units/mineral ...
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How do I nstall MS Office 2010 via WINE?

I am trying to install MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 on my new MacBook Pro (15"). I already read and followed every existing threads on forums and followed every existing tutorial, but my problem ...
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Connection error with Evernote on 12.04?

I just upgraded to 12.04, with gnome classic no effects. Evernote worked ok on 11.04 and 11.10 with wine 1.3 configired as windows 7. I'm installing Evernote_4.5.6.6884.exe. The install works fine, ...
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Cant install Windows programs with Wine

I am trying to install a couple Windows programs. I have tried Wine itself, PlayOnLinux & Crossover. No matter which one I try, I get the same error message: "access denied" I tried logging in as ...
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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 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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User folder on Windows EMPTY

After I installed PlayOnLinux, I wanted to install a Windows program that is located in my Windows User folder that is on different partition. But it was 'empty' before I knew it! I don't know if it's ...