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Any alternative to Wine

I'm looking for an application to do the same sort of thing as Wine: Running Windows applications on Ubuntu. Is there any alternative application instead of install/using Wine?
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1answer
32 views

Can I run Microsoft Office 2013/2014? [duplicate]

Is there a way to run Microsoft Office 2013 or 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04? Wine won't work.
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38 views

How to install Visual Basic 6.0 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install Visual Basic 6.0 Enterprise Edition on Ubuntu 14.04 through Wine but it's giving me a program error: The program SETUP.exe has encountered a serious problems and need to ...
0
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0answers
9 views

can someone please tell is there any means to install Paltalk messenger in Ubuntu 14 (latest)?

am using paltalk messenger a long time and recently i changed my operating system from windows to ubuntu 14, so could someone please lead me to install Paltalk in my new arrangement. thanks in ...
0
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1answer
41 views

Running windows apps on Ubuntu (wine?)

Hello brothers & sisters in Linux! I have a question concerning running windows applications on Ubuntu. I was using Ubuntu for a long time, but then I had to convert back to Windows because I ...
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0answers
19 views

wine program not running in fullscreen [duplicate]

So I'm fairly new to wine, and I'm having a problem with a few programs that don't want to run in fullscreen. The menu bar remains, the mouse doesn't move all the way to the left and the gray bar at ...
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1answer
32 views

Running ios and windows apps from ubuntu

Is there any way to compile windows or ios phone apps from ubuntu ? If "yes" what kind of program should I be using ?
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0answers
23 views

How to install 32-bit Windows apps on 64-bit Ubuntu (ver : 14.04)? [duplicate]

I am getting errors while running 32-bit windows applications via Wine 1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Please help.
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0answers
47 views

Help with wine-1.6.2

What I have: 1 PC with windows XP (server) 1 PC with windows 7 (client 1) 1 PC with lubuntu 14.10 and wine-1.6.2 This is locale command output: LANG=es_VE.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=es_VE:en ...
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0answers
25 views

How to open an application weblink with a Wine program

I have installed a Windows program (a game called the Hunter) using Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to use this game is by going to its website, create the game options and then hitting an ...
0
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5answers
362 views

Can I play windows game using wine and/or through steam?

When I download Wine to play Windows games, will I also be able to play those Windows games through Steam? I'm very new to ubuntu and I would need an advise in this regard.
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1answer
219 views

Wine: How can I make Wine applications look like Windows 8? [duplicate]

I just installed Wine and I realized the applications look terrible. I wanted the look and feel of Windows 8 on my Wine applications, how can I go about doing this? Thanks!
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0answers
29 views

Running installed windows programs [duplicate]

How to run windows programs(which are already installed in windows) on ubunt 12.04; I have installed ubuntu through wubi installer and both windows and ubuntu exist.
0
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1answer
104 views

Is it possible to use wine to run window games that is already installed on a external hard drive (and to install future software on the external)?

I would like to know if it is possible to run Windows games that are already installed on an external hard drive and have it load up though wine? Or do the games need to be installed by wine first ...
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2answers
98 views

Is running Windows 7 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu comparable to Windows 7 alone?

I like Ubuntu for its speed and security, but I play many Windows-only games that don't run very well (or at all) in WINE. I don't want to have a dual-boot setup either because it would be quite ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Minecraft suddenly stops working?

So, I have Minecraft on Ubuntu 12.04. It is a Windows program, but I was able to use Wine Windows Program Loader to get it to run. Everything was working fine and dandy earlier today. But, later, ...
0
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0answers
182 views

Play on linux wine menu builder not found

Can anyone help with this? after running TSoT with play on linux, the following is shown in debug mode. [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-South Park: The Stick of Truth.exe wine: cannot find ...
0
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2answers
900 views

Unable to Install Windows Programs using Wine in Ubuntu 12.04 - Program Error

I am trying to install a couple Windows programs, but it fails. I had Wine 1.6, so I thought maybe the latest version had some bugs. So, I uninstalled and re-installed 1.4 from the Ubuntu repo, but ...
0
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1answer
82 views

How to proporly configure wine

I have a program I need to use and currently do not have enough disk space for dual booting or a vm, so I was wondering if someone could port this program to Linux or help me configure wine to do so. ...
0
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2answers
134 views

Installing Windows programs and Lexmark X4650 printer [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. What software do I need to so I can install Windows programs from CD or flash drive? Is this software in the Ubuntu Software Center or do I download it from a website? At one ...
0
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0answers
35 views

Windows emulator as DOSbox

I'd want a Windows emulator that works the same way as DOSbox, I mean DOXbox doesn't open any .exe, you have to mount files into it ,Wine for example opens any .exe , and I think that's not safe,I ...
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0answers
214 views

Why does Wine give me error when I want to run psiphon

When I run the following command: wine '/var/www/psiphon.exe' I get the below error: fixme:storage:create_storagefile Storage share mode not implemented. err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error ...
0
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2answers
100 views

Programs working under WINE

I am having an issue of opening an .exe file with WINE. For some Windows programs WINE works, for others it does not. I want to know the dependencies for WINE. How can i check whether a particular ...
1
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1answer
681 views

How can I install Origin software

I need to install "Origin" software for graph plottings, analysis, etc. It is basically windows supported. But I have installed WINE, thereby installed few windows supported softwares and using it. ...
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0answers
25 views

How do I verify signatures of Windows software in Ubuntu?

I'm used to checking signatures in Windows for software before I install it. I'm unable to find a way to do it in Ubuntu under wine. Without signature verification it's very hard to find out if the ...
2
votes
1answer
257 views

What is the meaning of .lnk extension?

Every time when I install and use a Windows program using PlayOnLinux / Wine, I get a .lnk file on my desktop besides the program's shortcut. The file's name is "program's name.lnk". What is its role ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Getting Windows - WITHOUT USB OR DVD [closed]

Hello fellow Linux users! So lately I've been missing my games that sadly haven't been ported to Linux. I'd like to switch over to Windows, I'm buying a bigger HDD so I can dual boot because I really ...
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2answers
88 views

How to run WoW?

Actualy I'm new with WINE I just need more time to get it, but unitl this day come I want to play on World of warcraft on Ubuntu, but the problem it's the folder containing wow is not with windows ...
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2answers
778 views

open exe in ubuntu without wine or any other windows compatibility layer

Well, I tried to open some exe files with wine, like minecraft team extream. It runed, but it were stucking so much that it made me rememder my grandmoms walk! Can someone PLEASE suggest me something, ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Install Wine Problem [duplicate]

I wan't to install wine in Ubuntu but after type this sentence a message appear that says : E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the ...
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0answers
43 views

Help re RdSAP application download

URGENT help required please. I need to use RdSAP software, it is a windows silverlight package. I have got 'wine' and thought i could get it to work but nothing happens. I don't really know ...
0
votes
3answers
921 views

Rollback to Windows 8.1 From Ubuntu 13.04

while trying to install Ubuntu I accidentally wiped out the HDD and now my Windows 8 is gone and I'm trying to install it back whether alongside with Ubuntu or alone. I downloaded the windows 8.1 ISO ...
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1answer
125 views

Opening Windows files with Wine

I can access my Windows files while running Ubuntu, but can I run for example Skype via Wine without installing it on Ubuntu? My idea it's just simply run programs, which had been already installed on ...
0
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1answer
216 views

GameRanger interface not usable in Wine 1.6

I recently moved from a Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04, and I play Warcraft III a lot with my friends using GameRanger. So I moved my WC3 to the Wine disk and managed to install GameRanger (after a whole ...
1
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1answer
78 views

Need Help For Completely Transfer in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 13.04 in dual boot with windows. I want to completely move into ubuntu. But I need some help. I am a freelance web designer. Sometimes my clients send me PSD files to make theme html or ...
0
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1answer
301 views

Wine 1.6 in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

So I downloaded Wine from the Software Center and it works very well. Unfortunately, the software center does not offer the latest version. My question is; when will the version be bumped to 1.6?
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1answer
582 views

how to make Wine GUI elements look like modern Windows elements

I started using Wine to run Windows apps on Ubuntu, but I see that the style of User Interface elements like buttons etc. is too old, like the buttons of windows 98, is there a way to make it like ...
2
votes
2answers
957 views

Mixed mode in Steam (wine/native)

I'm still relatively new to Linux's more technical side, but I wanted to know if it was possible to have the native Linux Steam client installed and launch games that do not have a native port from ...
3
votes
1answer
146 views

What recommended Windows software should I download for Wine?

the Ubuntu nooby here again, and I think I borked my Wine install. I'm learning things through terminal, so that should make things a little easier the 2nd time around, but I did something wrong, ...
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2answers
79 views

Software availability

I've been using Ubuntu for the past year or so, and I swear, I have turned into the biggest Ubuntu Fanboy in the world, I absolutely love everything about Ubuntu except for this one little thing. ...
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1answer
317 views

GoG on Linux installation Procedure

I wanted to install GoG on Linux ( http://gogonlinux.com/ ) and as I went through the install process (which is for Ubuntu12.04) and the result is that I have all the files built by python, but no ...
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2answers
740 views

Wine fails to start Foxit Reader

When I tried to install Foxit Reader through wine, I got the following error pop-up window. Can anybody helps to debug this error? The program Foxit Reader.exe has encountered a serious problem ...
0
votes
1answer
176 views

Blood Bowl Not Working

Blood Bowl (a windows game) is not working on computer (which runs ubuntu) even though I am running blood bowl using wine. It runs however it does not create a window. You can here the music playing ...
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0answers
125 views

Radio Mobile on Ubuntu

Does anyone have experience setting up Radio Mobile, on Wine, in Ubuntu? There is such little data online, I am really hoping some could help me with the installation on Wine. I tried to use the ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Autorun .EXE files with WINE

I am using WINE to run several Windows-only games that I play. Currently, in order to play the game, I must locate the file in Nautilus, right click, and Open with > WINE. If I lock the .EXE file to ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Run Win 16-bit Application in Wine

Xubuntu 12.04. HP Compaq nc8430. 2 GB RAM. Wine 1.4. I'm trying to run Castle of the Winds, an old 16-bit Windows application, in Wine. I've put the application in .wine/drive_c. I've added it as an ...
0
votes
2answers
285 views

Program Compatibility

I just installed Fifa manager 13 on ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't work because I need to change the program compatibility before it runs. How do I do that in ubuntu??
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1answer
132 views

graphic problems with chicken invaders and epsxe

My windows vista keeps rebooting on the green bar load screen so i got Ubuntu 12.04 and installed it but i had trouble running my games and apps from vista until some guy on line told me to get wine ...
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2answers
3k views

Will “World Of Tanks” run on Ubuntu? [closed]

I play world of tanks (a Game) in windows. Will it work on ubuntu? Better, worse, same? I would like to try Ubuntu but not if w.o.t won't work.
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1answer
434 views

tried opening some windows programs with wine, now they won't open in windows? [closed]

I did try to WINE e-sword. That did not work, so I am back at Windows 7 and e-sword will not open there.