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 run a program (wine) as a distinct user by shortcut?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to run wine under a different account for security reasons. I also want to access it from different accounts. So I made an account called wine and now I want a way ...
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Low fps in wine/playonlinux, not changing after changing settings

When I'm playing a game in wine/playonlinux my fps are kinda low. In LoL I had about 180fps on highest settings on windows. Guild Wars 2 was working fine on windows too. There I had about 50 to 60fps ...
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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 ...
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Error while trying to run Skype via Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

As many previous Windows users do, I hate what Microsoft has done with the Linux version of Skype. A lot of my premium features are missing, and I desperately need them for my job. I installed wine ...
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How to download Playonlinux through terminal?

I can't go to the playonlinux website. Can someone tell me how to install playonlinux through terminal? I would install Playonlinux through Ubuntu Software Center but i dont think it will update it. ...
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Playonlinux website wont load? - change DNS nameserver

I'm using Chromium and i'm trying to download Playonlinux but the website wont load. Also should I download wine before I download Playonlinux? EDIT: The problem is my current DNS nameserver. An ...
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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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Trying to install Playonlinux

I typed sudo apt-get install playonlinux and i get a thing that looks like a Terms of Service at the top it says Configuring ttf-mscorefonts-installer. At the bottom it has OK but it wont let ...
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PlayonLinux cannot install MS office 2010 spanish in Lubuntu 14.04.1 32 bit, winbind missing

When I tried to install MS Office Professional Plus 2010 in spanish (only Word, Excel and PowerPoint) through PlayonLinux, it appears a error message saying "winbind is not installed". If I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness problem (Lenovo Z500)

My brightness controls weren't working before but I didn't really care, but somehow I lowered my screen brightness while downloading league through playonlinux. Now the brightness controls aren't ...
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Leage of Legends doesn't launch due to “Can't connect to pvp.net” error

I used PlayOnLinux to download League of Legends, I managed to get it updated, had to leave it overnight working. Next day, while logging it, it left errors as "Cannot login in server; try(5)", and ...
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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What is the difference between wine(x86) and wine(amd64)?

I installed Wine 1.7.13 from PlayOnLinux to run Origin client on my Ubuntu 14.04. But the menu shows two tabs with Wine(x86) versions and Wine(amd64) versions. Can anyone explain the difference ...
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PlayOnLinux Origin Lab 8 Unable to launch Excel

I have installed office 2010 and origin Lab 8 with PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 but when i try to open new Excel this message appear "Origin is Unable to launch Excel. Please make sure that Excel is ...
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Playonlinux will not work

I've installed Playonlinux on my computer but I will not start, the icon will light up but that's it. When I try to start the message Looking for python... 2.7.6 - selected [main] Message: ...
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Unability of opening documents in Microsoft Word 2010

I am not able to open certain documents in Microsoft Word 2010. When I double click on the document there is a program error displayed saying The program DW20.EXE has encountered a serious problem ...
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PlayOnLinux Steam Stalls

I tried using PlayOnLinux. I downloaded my game, no problems. When I click PLAY, nothing happens. A loading screen from steam flashes up, less than half a second, then nothing. The first time I ...
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Unable to install Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 12

Every time I'm trying to install Photoshop using wine by following these steps the installation has problems with copying files. I get following errors in wine: err:ole:CoGetClassObject no class ...
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USB Joystick on wine

I have ubuntu 14.04 and latest version of wine installed on my system. I recently installed Assassin's creed on my system with help of Playonlinux. I installed xboxdrv and configured my USB gamepad. ...
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Can't get Diablo 3 to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I've tried launching Diablo 3 through playonlinux and it always crashes after "Retrieving Hero List" I have the latest version of Wine and I've tried: using the Setarch command putting "-opengl" ...
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League of Legends Update Failed

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday and today installed LoL with this guide: Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL) I did the TuxLoL patch without issue and opened LoL it ...
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What does 'emulating a virtual desktop' do on Playonlinux

I'm trying to run League of Legends through PlayOnLinux on ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked perfectly, until the game would start. I can heard the game noises, but then the game would crash. Trying to ...
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optirun playonlinux

If I use optirun to run playonlinux ( or PRIMUS_SYNC=2 primusrun playonlinux ) and then I choose a game that uses wine, does my game also use secondary graphic card ? I ask because I get low FPS as if ...
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Can't import asset in Unity3D 4.5.5

I installed Unity3d 4.5.5 using wine with Playonlinux. Then I'm trying to import an asset but the store inside the client displays only a grey screen. According to what is explained here, there ...
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Interpreting uname output: 32 or 64 bit?

I used uname command and obtained: Linux rufusruffcutt 3.2.0-35-generic-pae #55-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 5 18:04:39 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux What do this mean and how can I tell if this is a 32- ...
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Using Wine or Playonlinux

I am new to ubuntu and I wanted to use wine or playonlinux to run games such as Fifa 07 or GTA san andears. I do have them as portable (preinstalled) games, I tried to run them but either they run but ...
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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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League of legends resolution problem

I've got 1 GB Radeon R9 270X and League of legends was working fine. Recently I used a different monitor and the game seemed to adjust automatically . I went back to my old monitor and I run the ...
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How can I run Safari on playonlinux on Ubuntu 12.04? Direct3D9 is not available without OpenGL

I have recently encounter a Problem when i run Safari web browser on Playonlinux in my Ubuntu 64 bit machine using command line,Safari runs but after 4-5 seconds some times more , i have got the ...
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Improving gaming performance in wine

When running League of Legends through wine I get about 50fps while I would like to run the game at a stable 60fps with vsync. Is there any way I can achieve higher framerates, or is my hardware just ...
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Limit FPS on Wine

In a game I'm running through wine (MTM2) due to programmer oversight the physics engine run differently at different frame rates. The physics engine runs "properly" at around 30 FPS. On my machine, ...
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Can't install SMITE on ubuntu 14.04, Help?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu 14.04 (I am loving it so far) and I want to install some windows games on my PC. I managed to install Minecraft and LoL, but I can't install SMITE. I tried using the ...
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how to install the sims 3 in playonlinux on Ubuntu 64bit? [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the game the sims 3 for days now using guides I found via google but I can't manage to make it work. My system details: Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz ...
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League of Legends Login Issues

Ok so I installed League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. The launcher opens and I'm able to get to the login page. However it stops there. Whenever I try to login it keeps saying that I have in ...
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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 ...
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Cannot install Microsoft Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux

I am trying to install Microsoft Office 2010 on Ubuntu 14.04 using PlayOnLinux and I selected office 2010 from the list of programs to install on PlayOnLinux. I was fine selecting the .exe setup file ...
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how to tell ubuntu to use python 3.4 instead of 2.7? [duplicate]

I have python 2.7 and 3.4 versions installed. But when I say say "python -V", it shows version as 2.7 not 3.4 How to tell ubuntu to use newest python? where is this setting configured ?
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Diablo 3 and Starcraft 2 fullscreen with system bar ( ubuntu 14.04 )

I'm running diablo 3 and starcraft 2 , and when my game starts, the system bar is showing up on the fullscreen but before the game open in the desktop of the wine the bar does not appear. I want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...