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 to create a new iso image from an existing iso image?

I have an ISO image and I want to create an new iso image by taking some of the components in my original iso image. I would like to know how can i do that in ubuntu. Is it possible to untar the ...
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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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How to set MS Word 2010 as default application for all docx and other types?

I have installed MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayonLinux. Now to open a .docx file I have to first open Word and then use open to open the file I want. When I double click on the file it ...
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Connection error with Evernote on 12.04?

I just upgraded to 12.04, with gnome classic no effects. Evernote worked ok on 11.04 and 11.10 with wine 1.3 configired as windows 7. I'm installing Evernote_4.5.6.6884.exe. The install works fine, ...
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How do I nstall MS Office 2010 via WINE?

I am trying to install MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 on my new MacBook Pro (15"). I already read and followed every existing threads on forums and followed every existing tutorial, but my problem ...
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Problem with Wine on Kernel 3.2.0

I've been using PlayOnLinux to play some Steam games without any problem on Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10. I recently upgrade to the new Ubuntu 12.04, the upgrade whent without problems. I then try to launch ...
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it is possible to install drivers used on windows but working on ubuntu

there isn't drivers for video card on my computer or drivers for sis on ubuntu repositories and i know that it is poor supported or one of least supported, and i also have windows installed and on ...
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PlayOnLinux wine error when run NFSU

I installed NFS underground with play on linux.At the program's main page there is a label "Need For Speed Underground" which is selected.I click run and wait.Nothing happens.Then i run on terminal: ...
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how to set file associations with PlayOnLinux?

I have installed MS Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux. i want to associate the .docx files to Playonlinux. Could you please tell me how to do that? Playonlinux does not show up in "Open With" options. I ...
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Can I run Pinball FX2? [duplicate]

Is it possible that without using Play On Linux application (which takes a lot hard disk space) installed Pinball FX2 (Windows 8 version) with the ability to connect to XBOX Live?
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Problem with team fortress 2

When I'm trying to play Team Fortress 2 by Playonlinux after loading server there is error ,,Internal error invalid parameters received". How can I solve this problem. Sorry for my English.
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Mindstorms NXT Support [closed]

I have the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 software working fine on my Windows computer, but I can't get it to work in Ubuntu. I have tried both Wine and PlayOnLinux. This is all that is keeping me from ...
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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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I would like to know if Americas Army 3 can be played on Ubuntu 11.10?

I know that this is not serious question but i would really like to know? Play on linux provides Steam account to install, but can u install AA3? Thx for your answers
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what are the packages that should be installed in play on linux? [closed]

what are the packages that should be installed in play on linux? so I would have a windows like environment for gaming without all the fuss
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play windows games on ubuntu 11.10?

Currently I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I have tried installing Windows games with "PlayOnLinux" but all the games I tried to install it displays an error (it says that the program should be closed) ...
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Are the following programs working in PlayOnLinux?

I have Windows 7 and I want to install Ubuntu because it is very useful and I have no worries about viruses. I want to ask you, as Ubuntu users, if the following programs will work fine if I use ...
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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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Fatal error after installing Steam via Play On Linux

I've recently installed Steam via PlayOnLinux, but every time I want to run it, it gives me a screen with: "Fatal error: could not load module 'bin/FileSystem_Steam.dll' " There is nothing about ...
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How can I add a line parameter like -opengl on World of Warcraft in PlayOnLinux?

I would like to add the -opengl parameter to a file which is in /home/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/WorldOfWarcraft/drive_c/Program Files/world of Warcraft/Wow.exe
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World of wacraft on PlayOnLinux graphics problem

I have an HP 430 and lshw -c video command line said: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics ...
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Microsoft Office 2007 in Wine will not check Spelling & Grammar in Portuguese

I'm using Microsoft Office 2007 installed with PlayOnLinux (Wine), it's working all fine, except that it will not check Spelling & Grammar in Portuguese (Brazil). The spelling check in English ...
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How can I install Arial fonts to my Office within Wine?

I installed MS Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux, and the Arial font is italic, for some reason. Any hint on how to install it correctly? This two approaches I found in the internet have failed: To ...
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Install Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (Wine) will not allow to enter CDKEY

I just installed Microsoft Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (a Wine's front end), and it installed successfully, the only problem is that I can't enter the serial number, becouse the text box will not ...
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Black screen on wc3 roc startup

I ran sudo apt-get install playonlinux and then downloaded warcraft III via the downloader client I've got on battle.net I installed it and everything went as normal. But when I lunched wc3 for the ...
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Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher

I frequently run a windows program with wine. When I open this program it shows up in the unity launcher as wine instead of the actual opened program. I have made a desktop launcher with the right ...
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How do I mount CD-ROM at /media/cdrom0?

I'm trying to install a game of mine using POL (PlayOnLinux), but the CD-ROM must be mounted at /media/cdrom0. Instead, it is being mounted at /media/(diskname). Is there a way I can fix this?
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How to update PlayOnLinux?

I just installed PlayOnLinux, it says: An updated version of PlayOnLinux is available (3.8.11). and nothing more. Doing apt-get update doesn't offer any updated version of POL. What is the safe ...
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How can I force the name of cd-drive?

How can I force the name of cd-drive? I am trying to install one game with WINE, which has three discs. It works until installation wants disk 2. Then it can't continue, because disk 2 appears as ...
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Where did PlayOnLinux install Microsoft Office 2007?

After I installed playonlinux, I immediately installed the Microsoft office 2007. I pasted an .iso image on my desktop and extracted it on a folder, and after that I installed it using the ...