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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wine themes don't affect apps installed via playonlinux

I have changed the wine's theme but it affect only the apps installed via directly with wine, the apps installed via playonlinux are not affected, how can I fix it? Thanks in advance!
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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PowerPoint fullscreen crashes with PlayonLinux

I have installed playonlinux 4.0.14 on my Ubuntu. I successfully installed Powerpoint 2010 that launches after setting riched20.dll to native in the Winecfg. However when i am putting a presentation ...
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TuxLoL patch on Play on Linux: invalid directory

I am following this howto described by renatov to install LoL on ubuntu 14.04 I did as shown in the same tutorial i think.. so i get to the patching part: mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir ...
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How do I get around OS checks in wine?

I got a Lytro from woot this week, but didn't research the Linux support. I have PlayOnLinux installed and was hoping to run the windows software from there. The snag I ran into was that they have an ...
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wine has to be removed before installing nvidia-331

I would try the method of this link nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE But the Problem is i already have wine installed and so here is my problem. I installed wine1.7 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 install menu is empty

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I installed PlayOnLinux by adding their repository to Software Sources. My PlayOnLinux version is 4.1.2 When I try to install a program the install menu is totally empty. ...
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Can't use keyboard in Warcraft3 - PlayOnLinux

I installed PlayOnLinux to play Warcraft 3 but when I come to the first screen of Warcraft3, I can't type anything. I mean the keyboard doesn't work. What's the problem?in
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How can I add wine programs to the right click context menu?

How can someone automatically add wine programs (such as Microsoft Office) to the right click context menu? In my case specifically the software is installed via play on linux. For example, when a ...
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UBUNTU 16.04: I have been trying to associate files with PlayOnLinux using this howto: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1940522

In step 2 my shortcuts folder is empty. I have installed Microsoft 2010 with playonlinux but cannot associate the file. if you know how to do this with winetricks (even if that means i have reinstall ...
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Winetricks not installing properly through Wine on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm following this tutorial on installing all necessary prerequisites for league through wine as well as moving over the league files in order to have a completely functioning game. I'm running on ...
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MW2 error on Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I lauch up MW2 thru steam on playonlinux I get : DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error. Any help? I have install the following vcrun 2005 corefonts d3dx9 dotnet20 dotnet20 sp1 ...
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How to pass more than one argument in the PlayOnLinux configuration's genral tab

I'm know installing windows steam using PlayOnLinux. And of course I encountered a problem. I found the fix is to insert 2 arguments: -no-dwrite and -no-cef-sandbox. How am I supposed to do that.
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How to install Need For Speed Most Wanted in Playonlinux? The game fails to launch on 64 bit systems

Heres my playonlinux debug logfile: [05/11/16 14:11:31] - Running wine- --version (Working directory : /usr/share/playonlinux/python) wine-1.6.2 PlayOnLinux logfile ------------------- Date: ...
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install lassptools on ubunto [duplicate]

how to install LASSPTOOLS or PLOTM to ubunto 12.04? http://www.lassp.cornell.edu/LASSPTools/pictures/PlotM.gif
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How to install ade 4.5 on Ubuntu?

When i first tried to install ADE 4.5 on wine and that did not work then i installed play on linux and that didn't do anything. If there is any way to install it please post the instructions.
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Create a PlayOnLinux install on another drive

So I have a small disk space on my "main" linux install and I have a second HDD to install other stuff. I want to install some pretty hefty games via PlayOnLinux on my other drive but I can't manage. ...
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Problem with the accent marks on MS Office in PlayOnLinux

I have a issue with the accent marks on Word in Ubuntu 16.04. When I'm writing and I need the mark, Word doesn´t write it. I tried to change iBus to none, but the vowels with mark are showed like ...
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PlayOnLinux doesn't work on Xenial

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04. Installed PlayOnLinux using Synaptic. Doesn't launch normally. Using command playonlinux in Terminal produces: *************:~$ playonlinux Looking for python... 2.7.11+ ...
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Crossfire and others

How are youse, little geniuses? For sime time I have tried to install games in the style competitive first-person-shooter using the programs: Wine — [PlayOnLinux] and Crossover; games that I usually ...
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Windows game running on playonlinux/wine asking me for CDROM

I have the iso and I have the CD in the drive yet the programs keeps asking me about the CD I tried to make a drive in winecfg and link it to the iso file but it didnt work :/
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When loading Ubuntu from USB programs aren't there

Basically, I'm trying to play Hearthstone at work, but don't want to download it onto the computers there. I've put Ubuntu on a usb and have no issue getting into it from the usb at work. I know I ...
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How to install wxpython ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with playonlinx, and it requires me to install wxpython, but I have it already installed. I've used different methods, but every-time I do import wx, it gives me this error: ...
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An unknown directx error has occurred and league of legends cannot start

DirectX an unknown problem on the next screenshot . I followed the instructions correctly on page: http://forums.na.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=2957372%29 But when the game starts ...
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I cant find Leauge of Legends on the playonlinux “testing” box

I cannot find the "league of legends" game under the "testing" category that all the online tutorials tell you to do. I have installed play on Linux through: sudo apt-get install playonlinux Have ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 x64, wine x32, pulseaudio - no sound

I have ubuntu 15.10 x64 and wine x32 (playonlinux). No any sound in games (try hearthstone, C&C and etc). Try this http://oldwiki.winehq.org/WineAndPulseaudio, but zero effect. How I can fix it? ...
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May new plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom work in Wine?

Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 5.7 both run very well for me on Ubuntu 14.04 thanks to the Wine frontend PlayOnLinux and the latter's nearly idiot-proof (me being the idiot) installation proceedures. I ...
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Having difficulty uninstalling World of Warcraft os v 15.10

New patch for WoW came out, found that I was prevented from signing in. Was running the game client through PlayonLinux, stupidly removed it, then tried to reinstall and believe that it loaded (i can ...