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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Hearthstone on PlayOnLinux: I can ALT+TAB out of the game, but I can't ALT+TAB back in

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Hearthstone via PlayOnLinux and it works excellently. The only problem is that I can Alt+Tab out of Hearthstone to go to another application, but I can't Alt+Tab ...
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How can I play diablo 3 on playonlinux? Direct3D9 is not available without OpenGL

I have recently encountered a huge problem when installing diablo 3 on playonlinux (PoL). The game launch menu started but when I click on the play button the window close immediately and there is ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Netflix Custom Wine usable with other programs?

I noticed that the WINE installed to run the Netflix app found here installs a custom WINE along with the full Mono and possibly .NET . I have been having chronic problems getting the program Reply ...
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PlayOnLinux / WINE error. Cannot add games to list

I am new to the Linux platform as a whole. Now, that's not to say that I haven't been watching countless videos and articles of Linux before I made the switch. I have gone through multiple tutorials ...
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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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Playonlinux will not work

I've installed Playonlinux on my computer but I will not start, the icon will light up but that's it. When I try to start the message Looking for python... 2.7.6 - selected [main] Message: ...
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How to fix a “Not ready” error?

I'm trying to install Sims 3 using PlayOnLinux and everything goes really well, until the installer gets to the file Sims3Launcher.resources.dll . I then get this response: Error: Not ready I have ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing it's hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ Standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: ...
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Ms Frontpage installation

I want have MS Frontpage as Html editor on Ubuntu. This software is a part of MsOffice 2003 but is not part of it. I installed it by Wine and it installed whithout any error. But as I am try to open ...
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Can I connect my iPhone now that I have updated to iOS 7?

Basically, I get an endlessly looping pop-up asking "do I want to trust this computer?" When I click 'trust' it just won't connect. Will this problem ever be solved or should I just restore to a ...
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Why internet explorer 6 trying to save all webpages?

I have successfully installed IE 6 using playonlinux, but I'm unable to browse any site. when I'm entering any address in the address bar, following message is pops up You are downloading the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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opengl BadAlloc error 153 after installing Steam (12.04)

Everything was fine before installing dclock and steam - I know! Only one at a time next time and every time. During Steam install my graphics display was already off with gui elements displaying ...
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League of Legends on Ubuntu?

I'm having a huge problem trying to get League of Legends to run on Ubuntu. I'm very new to Ubuntu so please bear with me here. I installed PlayOnLinux, installed League of Legends, and followed ...
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Making HDD Executable

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have experienced much grief in these last weeks as I have tried to download steam and play games on my computer. Steam downloadeds on my ssd and runs fine, but I would ...
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Swtor is this normal

I installed swtor on play on no problems but after i choose which character it gets stuck and sits hear I tried waiting over 2 hours but nothing should I continue to wait or installation repair ...
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League of Legends will not launch at all, not even the patcher via PlayOnLinux

I've had this issue on Ubuntu 13, Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu 14.10 on a variety of x64 machines. League of Legends will run the first time I freshly install it from the LATEST version of playonlinux. ...
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Game paints frames very fast

I installed StarCraft 2 using POL, and I am having an issue where when I play a game with lots going on, and when the game ends the next game runs odd. So for example on the second game, it seems to ...
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Play on Linux Audio Problem 14.04

For recording gameplay I use simple screen recorder and for audio I use jack and pulseaudio. My steam games default to my headset but to record I need it to go to jack sink. But when I go into Pulse ...
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[Wine/PoL]Skyrim cannot properly detect my graphics card

I have an AMD R9-285 and installed the 14.5 driver from AMD. display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series OpenGL version ...
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Error while trying to run Skype via Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

As many previous Windows users do, I hate what Microsoft has done with the Linux version of Skype. A lot of my premium features are missing, and I desperately need them for my job. I installed wine ...
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PlayonLinux — my game freezes if I press the alt key

I am playing League of Legends on PlayonLinux. Unfortunately the game freezes if I press the alt-key. This is bad because you need to use the alt key fairly often in the game. How can I fix this? ...
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Playonlinux [FS_Check] Problem

When I start up PlayOnLinux, I get [FS_Check] message (http://imgur.com/XmXlTx2) And also why isn't PlayOnLinux working? do i need a playonlinux account? Also i already tried the Tools > PlayOnLinux ...
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PlayOnLinux : how to install under specific configurations?

I have installed PlayOnLinux and found it very smooth to add configurations and drives. However when the moment comes to add an application, not on from the scripted list of apps, how do I select the ...
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Running Application with Native Icon instead of Wine Loader

I have looked at this and this and many others. After looking through many links there was the same solution. Add StartupWMClass=application.exe to the .desktop file. However I have not got it to ...
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Why is one of my Wine versions missing the `bin` folder?

I'm using PlayOnLinux to run a variety of old games. I decided to try to multiplayer one of them today, and was met with this: err:winediag:IcmpCreateFile Failed to use ICMP (network ping), this ...
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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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A “serious error” every time I try to open software center

When I click the Software Center icon it opens but it just has a loading icon in the center and closes. Later, I see a minus sign in a red circle in the top right corner of my screen. When I click ...
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Why would PlayOnLinux spontaneously uninstall?

I've been using PlayOnLinux for as long as I've had Kubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) installed (since June 2014, updated to 14.04.1 when that came out); I use it for everything that needs Wine, because it's ...
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Running Eve Online problem with amount of vram

Okay so my goal is to run Eve online using wine but i run into this problem where it crashes after pressing play on the installer. When installing eve it said I do not have enough vram. I think that ...
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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...