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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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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Cloning Playonlinux Virtual Drives

I have a virtual drive on Playonlinux with some application which only allows one instance of itself to run. However, I'd like to run several of its instances. For this, I am planning to create ...
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Skyrim Audio Choppy

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2. When I load Skyrim via PlayonLinux, the audio always becomes choppy and unbearable at times. Is there a solution?
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PlayOnLinux does not show my application in the list of installed

I recently installed Hearthstone, and let me play with it. But when i closed battle.net client and game, the installation window was running. It was waiting for the installation's end. I close this ...
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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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When I installed Ubuntu my windows 8.1 does not load? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with win 8.1,but now when I start the power only Ubuntu is come in DOS and the win 8.1 does not load. how I fix it?
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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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How do I change the resolution of Terraria with PlayOnLinux?

I recently got Terraria, and I'm playing it on my Ubuntu machine with PlayOnLinux. I just set it up with the nice little installer from PlayOnLinux. However, when I run it, the Wine desktop comes up ...
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.exe compatibility layer?

Is there a piece of software that will let me run .exe files as soon as I install the program, without having to go through a complicated process like Wine or PlayOnLinux makes me do? I would like to ...
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How to install a Steam game on PlayOnLinux? [duplicate]

I'm quite new to PlayOnLinux so I got really confused as I tried to install some of my Steam games. I'm using the newest version of this program. I installed Steam by selecting it from the ...
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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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Adding another Wine or “Virtual Drive” to removable USB and playing games from it

I have recently installed 14.04 Ubuntu on my Chromebook using crouton. I am not much of a Ubuntu person, nor Linux. My Chromebooks capacity is 16 GB, and I only get to use about 8-9 GB. I already ...
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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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Bioshock 1/Playonlinux - can't turn 360°

I'm trying to play this game through PlayOnLinux, the graphic and the sound got no problem. However, I can not make the character turn 360°. I saw in WineHQ that this is a problem of an old version ...
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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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Yardi on Ubuntu, Patric, digitalbeachbum

I am trying to run an old DOS real estate management program Yardi 4.0 on ubuntu. Has anybody done it successfully? I had read a post here from a user 'digitalbeachbum', Patric, earlier last year ...
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What is [ 0.4486641 ACPI PCC probe failed] starting version 219?

That message just stays there forever and I have to reload Ubuntu 15.04 all over again to continue using computer. I've loaded wine, PlayOnLinux, and a few games. Also loaded steam. All works well for ...
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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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PlayOnLinux via Steam fails badly! (3 of 3 failed)

Okay the following games did not work via steam but Steam worked... *DayZ (black box in corner then goes away!) *R.U.S.E. (stuck on loading screen!) *Unreal Tournament 3: Black Edition (logo apears ...
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Can I move my compiled executable C code to another laptop without installation of the package?

I have install a package call libcurl, and I have compile a C code from that package into a executable. So when I run the code, I just do .thiscode The problem is, I want to run .thiscode in another ...
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Audio is no longer working, after trying to fix In-game sound for playonlinux

So, following this guide here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure) this is the output for the ALSA debug script: http://pastebin.com/zZTAxeQN Everything was working ...
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How to build my own Linux distro? [closed]

Suppose, I've downloaded my kernel from http://kernel.org/ Now, How should i add desktop background with Mouse pointer, control panel, wallpapers etc.? Please help, Surely help would be appreciated!
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Install PlayonLinux

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...
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how to install OS in pandrive and run on any pc or laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is currently not being formatted properly. Every time I try to install any operating system it installs, but before I can move to drive, it crashed and gets back to boot screen, it doesn't ...
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SHAREit is not working

I have downloaded SHAREit for PC. It is a windows application. And I have playonlinux installed in my ubuntu 14.04. But still it I can't work with SHAREit in my ubuntu. I am able to double click the ...
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Installing PHYSX under WINE

I installed ME2, but it asks for physx. I used following command to install physx: ./winetricks physx And that resulted in: You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, ...
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Install old version of Wine

Recording to this page https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=9597&iTestingId=56155, I should install older version of wine (max. 20041019), in order to run D2GS (game ...
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Hearthstone on PlayOnLinux: I can ALT+TAB out of the game, but I can't ALT+TAB back in

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Hearthstone via PlayOnLinux and it works excellently. The only problem is that I can Alt+Tab out of Hearthstone to go to another application, but I can't Alt+Tab ...
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ClamAV detects certain files on the PlayOnLinux directory as malware, should I be concerned?

ClamAv found 50 viruses on my computer, mostly associated with PlayOnLinux. Is this normal? Is it a significant risk? Should I be concerned? How do I learn more about these viruses so I can judge ...
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List of sources could not be read

i am getting this error when i try to run the update list command in order to correct the red minus sign on the top bar: $ sudo apt-get update E: Type' !DOCTYPE' is not known on line 1 in source ...
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How do I install “Slender” through Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I'm currently trying to install wine 1.5.9raw 3 in order to play 'Slender' through PlayOnLinux, but as I try to run it, my laptop says it cannot find that particular wine version. Can I download it ...
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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. I'...
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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. ...