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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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? ...
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Diablo III Play On Linux

I'm using the PlayOnLinux program to install Diablo III on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I get to a point where it says Please wait while vcrun2008 sp1 x86 is installed... It then stays at this point ...
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Photoshop looks terrible in 13.10

I have been using Photoshop CS2 for years on various versions of Linux and Ubuntu. In recent years, I've found that installing it with PlayOnLinux has had the most consistently reliable results. ...
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I can´t install Microsoft Office 2010

I re installed Ubuntu many times and I still can't get it working. I get this: Error in POL_Wine Wine seems to have crashed If your program is running, just ignore this message And then I press ...
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How do I remove wine and playonlinux completely?

PlayOnLinux isn't working, so I uninstalled and then re-installed it. But still it isn't working. I think I did not uninstall it correctly. Could someone help me?
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What is the meaning of .lnk extension?

Every time when I install and use a Windows program using PlayOnLinux / Wine, I get a .lnk file on my desktop besides the program's shortcut. The file's name is "program's name.lnk". What is its role ...
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Stuck at “Updating Blizzard Update Agent” when installing World of Warcraft [duplicate]

I've tried searching through most of the other posts on here about getting WoW to work, but most people say they can execute the .exe and have no problems loading the launcher. I also tried looking ...
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Install League of Legends on Ubuntu 12.04

I tried using the PlayOnLinux but on the install screen the window would stop responding as soon as I clicked next to install. *Edit It's a laptop so I understand that it might be more difficult if ...
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Is it a problem in Wine: small and upper caps?

Is it a problem if a folder exists in Wine / PlayOnLinux twice? For example 'Music' and 'music' or 'Obse' and 'obse'. Shouldn't it be changed, because windows doesn't differentiate between small and ...
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PlayOnLinux cannot find wine (from Wine)

When I run PlayOnLinux gives me this message: PlayOnLinux cannot find wine (from Wine) You should install it to use PlayOnLinux What should I do.
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Downloading PlayOnLinux

I'm downloading PlayOnLinux to run Paint Tool SAI, but I cannot open PlayOnLinux. When I click on it to open it, a dialog box comes up that says: "PlayOnLinux cannot find curl (from cURL) You need to ...
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What partition PlayOnLinux and Wine software has to be installed to?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and if I have already created ext4 ./ (partition) and on the same volume I have ./home If I create a separate partition ./home will the software that I install for example from ...
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Is it possible migrate existing programs installed in windows? [duplicate]

Can I move my already installed programs to my ubuntu installation, and if so can someone give me the general gist of it? I'm pretty good with a computer so if you give me the general outline I should ...
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How do i get oblivion to stop crashing?

I'm using Ubuntu Distribution 12.04 and trying to run Oblivion, I used playonlinux to install it to a virtual drive along with using wine. I think the problem is I have a bugged graphics card or ...
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Do I need a graphics card driver for Linux?

I am using Linux with a KDE desktop environment and the following hardware configuration: • Intel Core i7 3.4GHhz 4770k • MSI Z87 MPower motherboard • MSI GeForce GTX760 2GB DDR5 graphics card • 1TB ...
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Is it possible to install Microsoft Office without a CD?

I have been a Windows user since... well... always. Now I decided to try Linux Ubuntu, and found out it looks way much better. The problem is, I am a student and constantly need Microsoft ...
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Can I connect my iPhone now that I have updated to iOS 7?

Basically, I get an endlessly looping pop-up asking "do I want to trust this computer?" When I click 'trust' it just won't connect. Will this problem ever be solved or should I just restore to a ...
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Beyond the Sword just run into a black screen, how can I fix it?

I have problem on my Ubuntu 12.04 with Civilization IV:BtS. I installed Civilization IV: complete using playonlinux. Civ4 and DLC Warlords work out of box, but latest DLC does not. When I run it, ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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Unable to activate MS office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit/ PlayOnLinux

I have installed MS Office on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit through PlayOnLinux. However I have noticed that the text box in product activation is not enabled. Is there a way to resolve the issue? I Referred ...
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Windows Application with .NET through PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit | Beginner needs help!

What do I want to do? Run this software in Ubuntu 12.04: Achieve Planner by Effexis (http://www.effexis.com/achieve/AchievePlanner19Download.htm). What have I tried so far? Installed PlayOnLinux ...
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Running Excel on Ubuntu: Solver & Macro crashes

first of all I would like to say that I am a total noob at linux / ubuntu. I have just migrated from Windows 7 and so far I feel quite satisfied with the change. I've tried using LibreOffice but VBA ...
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Javascript for ie8

I need to use internet explorer 8 with javascript for a program I need for work. I've installed ie8 and tried to install java for windows using playonlinux but the sits still says I don't have ...
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Why I am not able to run Internet explore oriented sites on ubuntu?

I am ubuntu user from 2 months and actually i want to visit the bulhorn.com website and this bullhorn.com portal is only suitable with Internet explorer. In order to visit bullhorn.com site I have ...
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PlayOnLinux error while using Internet Explorer

While using Internet Explorer, the browser is getting stuck, and a PlayOnLinux window is appearing with this message: [POL_Wine] Error: Wine seems to have crashed. Can anyone help me to fix this ...
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Excel 2010: How do I change the look of the dialog box(s)/Pop-up windows?

I installed MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04.2, and everything looks normal and functions as it would on a normal Windows machine. EXCEPT: When I click save, or save as, the dialog box looks like its ...
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Compact disk software and PlayOnLinux [duplicate]

I am trying to install a software that came with my USB interface on PlayOnLinux. I am not getting very far. How do I install software that’s on a compact disk on Linux? Oh I am using Ubuntu 13.4 by ...
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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 ...