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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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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How to apply patch to Ableton 9 Live Suite (.auz file)?

I'm just getting started with Ubuntu here, so please bear with me :) I installed Ableton 9 Live Suite using PlayOnLinux, and I cannot apply the patch. The patch maker I downloaded generates a .auz ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 game problems

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04, and League of Legends and World of Warcraft have both stopped working. With World of Warcraft, there are no error codes provided, and it just doesn't allow me ...
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Restoring permissions to PlayOnLinux

Before installing 14.04 I backed up my home folder to an external NTFS hard disk. When I copied everything back I lost the correct file permissions and PlayOnLinux programs stopped working. What ...
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Adobe AIR popup error when trying to run League of Legends

I installed League of Legends-based tutorials, but I'm still getting this error. Could anyone help me? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. 9500 GT Video Card, Drive 331.38 This is written in the image ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing it's hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ Standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: ...
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Open Libre Writer Through Windows Wine Program

I've installed a Windows program through PlayOnLinux. The program uses a kind of spreadsheet that can be output to a word processor. When I used this program on Windows I would have it output to MS ...
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Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and PlayOnLinux 4.2.2. I managed to get League of Legends almost running perfectly, there are only two problems. The first is that the shop to buy things with IP/RP is just a ...
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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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How to install NFS mw 2 using playonlinux or wine

I don't see the option for NFS most wanted 2 in the install menu for playonlinux. Does that mean its not supported ? Will it work with WINE? Has anybody already done it?
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install iso file from network

I want to install ubuntu-10.04-linuxcnc3-i386.iso from network. with PXE method I can not choose the iso file which will be installed !! so how can I proceed to install the iso file using network ...
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installing a store bought game

I bought the sims3 for my kid and am trying to install it on the computer. It won't auto install and I can't seem to figure out how to manually do it either. Please help. Once I have the play on ...
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Failed to download package files. Check your internet connection

I get this message any time I try to install PlayOnLinux from the software center. I know that my internet connection is fine. i want to install PlayOnLinux for instal MicrosoftOffice but everytime ...
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Origin won't load through Wine

I have Origin installed. When I go to open it it flickers like it's going to open but then Wine closes and Origin doesn't load. I've read the Wine boards and the Ubuntu boards and nothing is helping. ...
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Using playonlinux 4.2.2 results in error message

When I do start any program in playonlinux or install additional components you get back the following message: Error in POL_Call Function POL_Install_ does not exist!
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Update Manager, Software Center, Synaptic Package Manager segfault

I made and ran a shell script made up of the following: wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add - sudo wget http://deb.playonlinux.com/playonlinux_precise.list -O ...
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Terraria Fails on startup

I am running: wine 1.6.1 Ubuntu 13.10. I installed a clean 32 bit .wine prefix, with wine set to act as Win 7 (I have tried xp as well). Then installed xna40 (XNA Framework 4.0) and dotnet40 (MS.NET ...
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World OF Warcraft in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have tried launching 'The Blizzard Game Downloader', using wine, yet it does not get to the loading screen before it crashes, and ends with an error message. Neither does trying to load the game ...
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Problem for using PlayOnLinux

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , so I have installed PlayOnLinux in order to get Ms Office 2010 in my ubuntu. I have succeeded to get Ms Office 2010, but my problem now is, when I open the 'Dash Home' ...
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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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Play on Linux not showing League of Legends

I am using the following: Ubuntu 12.04 PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 (henceforth referred to as `POL) Installed POL today, trying to get League of Legends running. Everything seems to install smoothly, but ...
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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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Ubuntu software store not working

i try to install or un-install some think and i get this: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading ...
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Will not allow me to install playonlinux! Says I have 'held broken packages [duplicate]

When I try to download 'playonlinux' I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux : Depends: icoutils but it is not installable Depends: curl but it is not ...
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How do I install Steam on my ubuntu? [duplicate]

my PC installed Ubuntu12.04x86-64 but steam only for the 32bit, what should I do to run steam on my machine?
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League of Legends on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm just new in Ubuntu and my English is so bad, so be patient to me. I was install League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, installation was without errors, but, when i want to run it, a logo is appeard ...
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Play on Linux, Steam Games

I have installed PoL and I have also installed Steam. I want to use the Windows client rather than the Linux client because I doubt very much the games I have will be available on Linux client yet. ...
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Kubuntu and Play On Linux, File Associations

I am trying to associate files with Notepad++ running under PlayOnLinux on Kubuntu 13.10. (Yes, I am aware that there are plenty of equivalent programs that may be used in Kubuntu. The reason I want ...
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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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How do you uninstall Spotify Linux Preview on Ubuntu?

I was on PlayOnLinux and saw the Wine version of Spotify and wanted to uninstall the Linux Preview to get the Wine version since it said not enough disk space for the installation so hopefully the ...
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Cannot install wine1.6 or playonlinux

i have went through every question related to this and none of them worked for me. for wine i keep getting The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-amd64 (= ...
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Hearthstone, Ubuntu 12.04 dbghelp disabled

I'm trying to get Hearthstone working. I have an 64bit Ubuntu 12.04. The latest wine and playonlinux. I have as often said disable the dbghelp library in wine. Now the battle.net launcher opens, but ...
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C&C on xubuntu using wine/playonlinux

I have Xubuntu 12.04 running on my notebook. One thing I would like to have working is C&C, the modded version from cncnet.org. I found these websites but all I try, it simply does not work for ...
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What's Ubuntu package for virtualgl-libs

I stumble upon an error while trying to run League of Legends (through PlayOnLinux) with optirun. I got these errors : ERROR: ld.so: object 'libdlfaker.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ...
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Xbox 360 Controller through PlayOnLinux

I am running Skyrim through PlayOnLinux and I want to get my Xbox 360 controller to work on the game. I am using Wine 1.7.11, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and whatever version of PlayOnLinux is available through ...
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Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...
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How to patch Wine and use it In playonlinux

I have Wine installed with a ppa on my system and I do not want to change it. What I want to do is to apply a patch to (This one) and use it in Playonlinux. I know I can use custom Wine versions in ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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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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Ms Frontpage installation

I want have MS Frontpage as Html editor on Ubuntu. This software is a part of MsOffice 2003 but is not part of it. I installed it by Wine and it installed whithout any error. But as I am try to open ...
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How do I mount iso files inside a virtual drive?

If I want to run a program from a ISO but the program runs in Windows, thus running it from Play on Linux. I would like to know if I have to install the mounting program inside the virtual drive ...
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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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Setting default ubuntu desktop backgrounds

How to change the default desktop background? A list of background pictures are available in the preference window, but I want to make my own picture as a default wallpaper. What can i do?
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Difficulty in using iwconfig, can i get full command to start a virtuall wireless network?

I came to know that iwconfig does the work for sharing the virtual wireless network but I have difficulty in using the command. I have no idea how to use this command. I felt harder even after reading ...
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PlayOnLinux cannot find Wine (though it is installed with POL)

Really strange, i use PlayOnLinux (POL) to install Wine 1.7.9, i rebooted my PC and when i try to open POL it says it can't find Wine, although it's listed under installed Wine versions. What do? ...
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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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Steam Crashes using PlayOnLinux

I have an odd problem. Some time ago I used PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu to install Rage (through Steam), this worked and still works perfectly. I now want to make another Virtual Drive to install SimCity4, ...
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Installing CS6 products in Ubuntu

How would I install Adobe CS6 products in Ubuntu painlessly. In other words, how would I use PlayOnLinux to install adobe products. The ones I use are Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AE, and ...
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Steam? Ubuntu 12.04? Windows? Wine? Play onLinux?

ok i have playonlinux downloaded and steam downloaded as well. i bought a windows game from the steam store and im trying to create a virtual disk to install and play? can anyone assist me please? ...