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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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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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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PlayOnLinux missing openGL 32 libraries

so I'm using Kubuntu 64 bit. (well that's ubuntu forum, but this is ubuntu derivative so I thought you might help me) and I wanted to install League of Legends through playonlinux (4.2.4). On 32 bit ...
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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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How can I play the League of Legend in Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)?

I just learned to install League of Legends in Ubuntu, and there are several problems. First, the update takes a long time, which could be attributed to my net work. Anyway, it can be done after ...
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Can't install flash with winetricks

I run winetricks flash and it outputs Executing w_do_call flash Executing load_flash Downloading http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/12.0.0.38/install_flash_player_ax.exe to ...
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Controller input not being received in Wine

In Wine, I have a drive set up through POL that contains Steam and Rocket League. In the game, even though the controller is recognized by evtest, no input is received. I installed xinput for Wine and ...
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How disable key while specific program is running?

When I'm running a game with Play on Linux and I accidentally hit the Super key, it always opens the unity launcher and crashes my game. How can I prevent this, by disabling the super key for this ...
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Windows version of Steam not running in wine

I'm sorry if this is and easy fix, (I'm new to Ubuntu) but I've been trying to install the windows version of steam to play Windows only titles. The installation worked fine, but whenever I run the ...
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Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Patching LoL with TuxLoL

I seem to have exactly the same issue as Guga had in this question. I was recieving 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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Halo Combat Evolved Rendering Issue

I'm trying to run Halo Combat Evolved on my macbook pro running ubuntu using playon linux. It's successfully installed and it plays but the screen is rendered unusably with the a mirror image running ...
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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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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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[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 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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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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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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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*