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 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 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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.exe compatibility layer?

Is there a piece of software that will let me run .exe files as soon as I install the program, without having to go through a complicated process like Wine or PlayOnLinux makes me do? I would like to ...
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How to install a Steam game on PlayOnLinux?

I'm quite new to PlayOnLinux so I got really confused as I tried to install some of my Steam games. I'm using the newest version of this program. I installed Steam by selecting it from the ...
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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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Importing jabref xml reference file for Microsoft word on PlayOnLinux

I manged to successfully install Microsoft Word on PlayOnlinux. I use jabref for references which can generate an XML file which can be imported into word for citation. I can do this on word on MS ...
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Unability of opening documents in Microsoft Word 2010

I am not able to open certain documents in Microsoft Word 2010. When I double click on the document there is a program error displayed saying The program DW20.EXE has encountered a serious problem ...
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How can I install Visual Studio? [duplicate]

How can I install Visual Studio? I'd prefer to use it in Wine or PlayOnLinux if possible.
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Adding another Wine or “Virtual Drive” to removable USB and playing games from it

I have recently installed 14.04 Ubuntu on my Chromebook using crouton. I am not much of a Ubuntu person, nor Linux. My Chromebooks capacity is 16 GB, and I only get to use about 8-9 GB. I already ...
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Bioshock 1/Playonlinux - can't turn 360°

I'm trying to play this game through PlayOnLinux, the graphic and the sound got no problem. However, I can not make the character turn 360°. I saw in WineHQ that this is a problem of an old version ...
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PlayonLinux says i need 32bits OpenGL libs, can someone give me Nvidia 32bit libraries

So I am totally new to Ubuntu and saw that someone said that I need to install the 32bit libraries. Can someone tell where do I find them? I know I can get them with sudo apt-get install but I don't ...
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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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Origin instantly crashes with PlayOnLinux

After installing origin (OriginSetup.exe) using PlayOnLinux, I pressed play and almost instantaneously it says: Error in Main Origin crashed. Click on debug link to get more details. And in debug ...
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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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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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What is [ 0.4486641 ACPI PCC probe failed] starting version 219?

That message just stays there forever and I have to reload Ubuntu 15.04 all over again to continue using computer. I've loaded wine, PlayOnLinux, and a few games. Also loaded steam. All works well for ...
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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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TuxLoL says that the directory is in incorrect

me@adrian-Ubuntu:~/tuxlol-0.1-dd62ba8-bin$ mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir "~/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/LeagueOfLegends/drive_c/Riot\ Games/League\ of\ Legends/" The specified directory is invalid. ...
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Internet Explorer not connecting to local LAN on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Internet Explorer 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Playonlinux. IE8 connects to internet fine and works perfectly, using proxy server. But when i try to connect with local LAN, by ...
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Pokemon Uranium Keeps Crashing

Okay, so I tried to play Pokemon Uranium using PlayOnLinux, but it keeps crashing near the end of the opening flashback scene. I googled fixes, but all I found were references to Windows and Mac ...
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Allow sudo in default guest account

I am trying to run Microsoft Office for some public workstations. I have added the following entry to my sudoers file: %win ALL=(windows) NOPASSWD: /usr/share/playonlinux/ /home/windows/.PlayOnLinux ...
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Yardi on Ubuntu, Patric, digitalbeachbum

I am trying to run an old DOS real estate management program Yardi 4.0 on ubuntu. Has anybody done it successfully? I had read a post here from a user 'digitalbeachbum', Patric, earlier last year ...
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Japanese characters show as boxes in steam on playonlinux

I have installed steam through playonlinux however Japanese characters are showing as boxes. I am not Japanese and would rather the text be English so I understand it however it is incredibly annoying ...
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ITunes on Ubuntu to manage iOS apps

There are several iTunes/Ubuntu posts. I am not concerned with purchased media like music. I need to be able to put my iOS apps from iTunes desktop to an iOS device. (An app I need to transfer is no ...
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Running “Internet Download Manager” via wine crashes

I have installed wine-1.7.22 Then installed play on linux too, which uses wine Then I installed Internet Download Manager 5.17 using play on linux It installed successfully, I opened it and ADD URL ...
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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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PlayOnLinux via Steam fails badly! (3 of 3 failed)

Okay the following games did not work via steam but Steam worked... *DayZ (black box in corner then goes away!) *R.U.S.E. (stuck on loading screen!) *Unreal Tournament 3: Black Edition (logo apears ...
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How to Create Taskbar Icon Of MS Office Using PlayOnLinux

I have installed MS Office on Ubentu 14 using Play on PlayOnLinux , now Can you please let me know how I can create Taskbar Office Icon for MS Word, for example? Thanks
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Audio is no longer working, after trying to fix In-game sound for playonlinux

So, following this guide here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure) this is the output for the ALSA debug script: http://pastebin.com/zZTAxeQN Everything was working ...
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How to run Skyrim in wine using primusrun?

When I cd into a directory containing a .exe that I can run in Wine, how do I run that .exe with primusrun? Specifically, I have installed Skyrim via Steam on PlayOnLinux. I've successfully run other ...
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How to run a bash .sh after starting a program in PlayOnLinux?

I have a little script that needs executing every time I open a wine program. The script is pretty simple: #!/bin/bash xdotool windowmove 67108871 1440 0 How do I get PlayOnLinux to run this script ...
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Might & Magic: Duel of Champions working with wine but crashing randomly (Unhandled C++ Exception)

After some researching and effort I managed to have the game running using the methods described here, which I'll quote below for ease of reading: Step 1: Downloading the game -install missing ...
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How to build my own Linux distro? [closed]

Suppose, I've downloaded my kernel from http://kernel.org/ Now, How should i add desktop background with Mouse pointer, control panel, wallpapers etc.? Please help, Surely help would be appreciated!
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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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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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Starcraft 2 under wine

I have tried many times to install Starcraft 2 into Ubuntu, but every time the battle.net launcher loads, it its in a weird shape. I don't know what to do to fix this and any help would be ...
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PlayOnLinux 32 bit OpenGl missing ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

system info: cpu: AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor × 8 ram: 8 gig of 1866 ram duel channel set up gpu: GeForce GTX 970/PCIe/SSE2 Os: ubuntu 14.04 lts 64 bit Everytime i open PlayOnLinux i get a ...
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Running need for speed mw with play on linux

When I used windows I used a folder which was installed in the Program Files folder and I copied it from some friend.I was able to run NFSMW with this folder.Now I am using linux and I want to know ...
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League of Legends Update Failed

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday and today installed LoL with this guide: Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL) I did the TuxLoL patch without issue and opened LoL it ...
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Problem installing PlayonLinux on Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nVidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...
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Install PlayonLinux

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...
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How do I prevent PlayonLinux from disabling my second monitor

I'm playing StarCraft via PlayonLinux and when I run it in full screen it disables my second monitor. Now I've seen the fix for wine, but I run everything wine-related in PlayonLinux. So my question ...
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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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League of legends after champion select

I am using HD 7870 card, and play LoL via playonlinux. with the default driver it worked, but the fps was around 40 (on win7 i had like 180 with everything maxed). Then i installed the fglrx from ...
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PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 doesn't start (SOLVED)

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I'm having problems with POL. It did not happen before updating to 4.2.6. This is what happened: I had 2 games installed yesterday (Quake3Arena and ...
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how to install OS in pandrive and run on any pc or laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is currently not being formatted properly. Every time I try to install any operating system it installs, but before I can move to drive, it crashed and gets back to boot screen, it doesn't ...
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SHAREit is not working

I have downloaded SHAREit for PC. It is a windows application. And I have playonlinux installed in my ubuntu 14.04. But still it I can't work with SHAREit in my ubuntu. I am able to double click the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is shut-down without prompting

after I installed wine on Ubuntu 14.04 , and installed some propriety software , my computer have been shut down automatically without ask me !! can anyone here help me please ?
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Installing PHYSX under WINE

I installed ME2, but it asks for physx. I used following command to install physx: ./winetricks physx And that resulted in: You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, ...
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Install old version of Wine

Recording to this page https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=9597&iTestingId=56155, I should install older version of wine (max. 20041019), in order to run D2GS (game ...