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 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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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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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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Torrenting, installing and using Ableton 9 on Ubuntu14

I would like to download Ableton Live 9 into my Ubuntu 14.04, there are some tutorials and instructions around but non of them refer to how to do it from a torrent. I tried doing it on my own, with ...
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PlayOnLinux resolution problems on laptop

I wanted to play some games on my DELL laptop so I installed PlayOnLinux. I've had a lot of good experience with it but there are some games that won't run (Port Royal, Warcraft III TFT, jedi outcast, ...
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Error: Brokencount >0

I recently installed playonlinux. However, while I was away my computer was put into suspend mode. Afterwards I got this error notification in my task bar saying there was an error. The exact ...
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Problem regarding PlayOnLinux

While installing PlayOnLinux from Ubuntu software center,failling and displaying this clause ("Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/c/curl/libcurl3_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb ...
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WINE 1.3 with Amazon Kindle

I am experiencing problems getting Wine/PlayOnLinux to work with my Amazon Kindle Account. Firstly, I installed Wine/PlayOnLinux downloaded Amazon for PC and Wine picked up the exe. After ...
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How can I install games from disc on ubuntu playonlinux?

I'm sort of new to ubuntu and can't find any guides on how to install game discs on playonlinux. I have ubuntu 14.04 and a msi gtx 960 graphics card,I'm not sure if any of that matters (as I said I'm ...
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Use Program made in qt to run on linux instead of windows

I have a program that is distributed for both Windows and Mac. Earlier I found out that it is made using qt creator. Is it possible to somehow use qt to make the program run on linux without using ...
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Adwords editor using Play on Linux

I am very new to Ubuntu and I would really love to make it work for me. I have tried to install adwords editor on my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and with the info found online I have followed the Play on Linux ...
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problem with amd graphic card in ubuntu15.10

i am a newbie and i have just replaced my windows 8.1 with ubuntu15.10 and trying to make my amd graphic card work(amd r7m265) but i cant make it work . below is the outputs of following command. $ ...
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Installing Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded Wine and Playonlinux. I selected Photoshop CS6 (in description it says it is also choice for CC) and started to install it. However an ...
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Grand Fantasia Invisible Characters

I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and I'm busy installing some programs and games I had running on Ubuntu 14.04. I was installing Grand Fantasia, everything went ...
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League of Legends patcher crash playonlinux

Not sure if I'm posting in the right place and how many of you will have knowledge of playonlinux and LoL crashing, but here is the bug I posted to the playonlinux site and I figured I'd repost here ...
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League of Legends can't connect to the match

I've been trying to play LoL on my 14.04 LTS notebook, but I hadn't had much success. I've searched and most people who can't connect find error before they log in, but that's not my case: I can log ...
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Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw Problem With Wine in Ubuntu

I am referring to using wine with Age of Empires II for Ubuntu or Trisquel. I am trying to play Age of Empires II with wine, but in Ubuntu and Trisquel, I always get the error "Could not initialize ...
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How can I fix the League of Legends “Game is still in progress - Reconnect” bug?

I used to be able to run LoL on PoL without problems (except low fps but that's another problem). However my cpu had some hardware problem so I had to reinstall Ubuntu, now I get that glitch that I ...
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Wine League of Legends FPS drops with low GPU usage

I have encountered a really weird error/bug with my Prime Radeon drivers using 7970m. I am running League of Legends through wine using PlayOnLinux. My game was dropping frames and lagging at some ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 USB Sound Issue

New to Linux, Installed Ubuntu 15.10 a few days ago and along with it Wine and Playonlinux to play League of Legends. When I launch the game and I am greeted with the login screen the music and sound ...
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I need help looping the adding users using a shell script process in linux

I have used the code below and can create a user with the password but how do I create a loop to repeat the process #!/bin/bash # Script to add a user to Linux system if [ $(id -u) -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ping spikes

I realized have been getting ping spikes while playing the game League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. So I decided to ping google.com and check if I have been getting ping spikes outside the game as ...
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Playonlinux I can't find some components

I'm trying to install a game through playonlinux. I'm following winehq's instructions. For example, to install smite I'm following this: ...
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Only install location is OS partition

So I'm using Battle.Net through PlayonLinux but when I try to install the games it automatically chooses the partition where I have my OS, and doesn't find the rest of my harddrives. How do I fix ...
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Can not install theme for wine

I am using wine and playonlinux, the UI is bad so I want to change the theme for it. I selected configure wire in playonlinux, and in Desktop Integration, I clicked install theme and choose some ...
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Help with Playonlinux installing League of Legends using Ubuntu

I only very recently moved to Ubuntu and started using it yesterday. I've been trying to install League of Legends for the better part of a day with no success. I manage to download Playonlinux and ...
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Cannot switch to Nvidia card from VGA, I get 'Error: BrokenCount > 0', can't update the libvdpau1 file

I wanted to play League of Legends, so I successfully installed PlayOnLinux and LoL itself. I had VERY low FPS (around 10, tops) so I started looking for an answer to that. The only thing I could ...
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League of Legends “Unhaled exception: error assertion failed in 32-bit code”

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, launching "League Of Legends" game through PlayonLinux It worked nicely before last updates. I have problem after logging into client, it crashes each time almost ...
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PlayOnLinux - League of Legends won't start game

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop (14.04.3). Yesterday I installed League of Legends via PlayOnLinux. I am not saying "tried to install", because it installed and patched perfectly fine, and ...
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PlayOnLinux Next Car Game Demo not working

I installed the next car game demo on playonlinux, and when I run it, it says: the program has encountered a serious problem and has to close. How do I fix this?
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How to transfer PlayOnLinux and all it's files into my secondary hard drive

So here is my problem, i have downloaded PlayOnLinux (Wine too) and i have installed in PlayOnLinux the steam platform. From there (steam) i have downloaded some of my games but it takes too much ...
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Rise of Nations with PlayOnLinux and Wine

I installed Rise of Nations Extended Edition with PlayOnLinux. I followed instructions from 3 sites on the configuration, but nothing worked. When I select debug it prints this out: [10/05/15 ...
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wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string

I am using Playonlinux and im trying to use winetricks to install a dll in one of my POL prefixes. I do: WINEPREFIX=/home/user/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/giffmegames/ winetricks and get wine cmd.exe ...
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Error trying to run game through wine from external hard drive

when I try to launch an app using Wine from my external hard drive, I get this: A zip file containing the crash report was generated in: C:\users\username*\Temp\Filename*
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Can I play games off a sd card?

So I have ubuntu 14.04 running xfce4. I was planning on getting a 64 gb sd card to play games on it. I have a Dell chromebook. I just wanted to know if it was possible to download games such as league ...
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file permissions while copying from local

I am trying to copy few files from local desktop to linux server through winscp. But the permission of the same file is different while copying from different users. How can i set a default permission ...