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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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 (= 1:...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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Can't install PlayOnLinux

The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux : Depends: python-wxgtk2.8 but it is not installable or python-wxgtk3.0 but it is not installable ...
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Installing Adobe Illustrator CC via Wine (PlayOnLinux)

I am running a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 dist trying to install Adobe Illustrator CC (64-bit). The following image below illustrates where it jams in the installation process when installing via PlayOnLinux....
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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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Ubuntu is updating PlayOnLinux after uninstalling it

I installed PlayOnLinux but uninstalled it some time after. Now, today I did a apt-get update and noticed the following: Why is UBuntu trying to update PlayOnLinux if I already uninstalled it?
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League of Legends issue

I've been trying to play League of Legends on Ubuntu, but it crashes before the client shows up. I'm using PlayOnLinux. I tried their forum, but it seems dead. Thank you in advance for your help.
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playonlinux depends x-terminal-emulator but it is a virtual package

I am having a depends x-terminal-emulator but it is a virtual package error whe I try installing playonlinux via the doftware center. See screenshot below: Any solutions?
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Playonlinux error: “please install python before trying to run this program”

I've been trying to run playonlinux, but I keep getting an error that tells me to install python. Seems like it is clashing with a recently installed version of Enthought Canopy. Various googled ...
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How to fix sound effects in Sonic Adventure 2 using Steam and Playonlinux

I bought a Humble Sonic Bundle and got a lot of sonic games. I enjoyed playing Sonic Adventure DX but when I tried to play Sonic adventure two after installing the components XACT and dotnet20 from ...
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How to install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 16.04

I was trying to install playonlinux by terminal on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but there is no commands for that version of Ubuntu (at least I didn't find them). So I was wondering if somebody can help me.
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Uplay is stuck while trying to update

I installed Assassin's Creed II using Playonlinux via Wine. The install process completed, and I thought everything was OK, but it wasn't. If I try to start the game, Uplay starts and tries to update ...
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How do I install tuxLoL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I installed League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It installed, but when I click the launcher, I get an immediate bug splat. I'm following instructions how to fix this problem but this one came up ...
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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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X3DAudio1_7.dll and XAPOFX1_5.dll for gaming in Wine

I'm trying to play XCOM on Wine (using Play on Linux). Unfortunately, this doesn't work. The debug option in POL outputs this: Running wine-1.5.15 play-XCOM.exe (Working directory : /home/stephen/....
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Can't Install Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Chromebook that I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on. It's a 32 bit instead of a 64 bit like most other's I've seen. I keep getting the same error code when I attempt to run steam. It says it can'...
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Patching LoL with TuxLoL

I seem to have exactly the same issue as Guga had in this question. I was receiving the same message "invalid Directory." But in this case, I have removed all spaces from the path name. I have no ...
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RandR problem running League of Legends

I'm having some problems after the installation (that went pretty easy on PlayOnLinux). I can't open the game; it says "Broken RandR detected" and "consider using Nouveau drivers instead". I tried to ...
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PlayOnLinux doesn't show as installed in Software Center

I installed PlayOnLinux from the deb package of their official website, but I can't find it in Ubuntu Software after I have installed it
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PS3 controller on playonlinix with steam games

i have installer Steam trought Playonlinux to play some windows games. After installing, y opened Steam and installed games with it, the things is that the games installed this way will not recognize ...
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How do I know if the programs used in PlayOnLinux can be safely installed?

I'm seeing this large list of mostly commercial programs there and I'm wondering where they came from, if I run the risk of compromising my system by installing any of them.
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/etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch: Permission denied [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to install wine:i386 to use PlayOnLinux, following this article. However, when I run: sudo echo "foreign-i386 architecture"> /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch I ...
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How to fix League of Legends Ubuntu 16.04

I installed League of Legends using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 and it used to crash all the time, while playing,repairing,browsing the store and even at the log in screen. I used to get either Bug ...
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Sims 1 on Ubuntu 16.04

I have had trouble installing the Sims 1 on Ubuntu linux when using PlayOnLinux. I can always get through the installation but once i get to the end and have the virtual drive created, it does not ...
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How to use PlayOnLinux with Wine 1.7?

I have installed PlayOnLinux which obviously also installs Wine, however it installs Wine 1.6, and I want Wine 1.7, so if I were to add the Wine PPA and install Wine 1.7 over 1.6 could this cause any ...
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Photoshop on Ubuntu or DualBoot with Windows for it?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I must use Photoshop because of my job. I tried to use virtualbox but it's slower and there are some problems about shortkeys. I am thinking to use PlayOnLinux for photoshop ...
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font problem in photoshop used via playonlinux [duplicate]

I had installed Photoshop under Playonlinux , but i got a problem with fonts in the dialog; for example when i want to create a new PSD document as shown: I had searched in google for a solution , ...
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16.04: problem installing adobe reader

I have tried to install adobe reader 9.5.5 version directly and three other versions through wine and two through playonlinux. All of them have failed. How do I install 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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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...
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Missing Applications in Ubuntu software center

I'm new so go easy as I know it may be a simple answer to most, however I came from Linux Mint and I know that the software center's are very similar. I feel that mint is easier to use, however I ...
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16.04 - Ubuntu Software has much less applications now. Why?

I have used Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 15.10 and have had no problems installing anything via the Software Centre. However, upon changing the software center in 16.04, I am having trouble finding many ...
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Play on Linux not working with python error

I tried to google for an hour but did not find a fix. Suggestions? I tried with the regular play on linux version and the devel verison, but have the same error. I tried all suggestions on installing ...
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League of legends

I'm having trouble installing League of Legends with playonlinux on ubuntu 16.04. I have had no luck so far with playonlinux. I manage to get to 30-40% progress on the install (sometimes more) ...
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PlayonLinux League of Legends Crashes Updating

Hello so I am trying to install League on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid... Right now League is on 6.10 update and I am trying to find a bug in this but I only find one simple bug in all of this... And I am ...
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Integration of Microsoft Office and Endnote

Endnote is an application for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations, and references. It and Microsoft Office can integrate to organise bibliographies used in a Word file. On Ubuntu, ...
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Office 2016 Installation Using PlayOnLinux

I have bought a license for Office 2016 Pro Plus from Microsoft. How can I install the same on Ubuntu MATE using PlayOnLinux? When I try, it keeps throwing error as follows. Unhandled exception: ...
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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: 05/11/...
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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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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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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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Installing Unity3D with Wine

So I've been trying to install Unity using the famous scripts by Cauê and Tomza which failed. I just installed without the scripts and it installed though visual studio and VSTU failed. I tried to ...
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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 do I add i386 architecture in Ubuntu MATE 15.04?

So I want to install wine:i386 so I can use PlayOnLinux. http://wiki.playonlinux.com/index.php/Installing_PlayOnLinux For users' Debian wheezy and Ubuntu Precise (and higher), they'll need to ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 15.04 PlayOnLinux Evernote can't edit notes

Just installed Ubuntu 15.04 (yes, I know that I'm a slowpoke). On Ubuntu 14.10 I was using Evernote via POL and everything was OK. Now I have a weird problem. Everything is synced. I can see a list ...
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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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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.