Wine is a software compatibility layer that allows Windows programs to be run on Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac OS X.

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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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Error while trying to run Skype on 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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instead of writing patches . . . why not just convert dll files from windows and android driver?

here's a great question that i have been DYING to know. . . . . why are we waiting for "patches" when we could possibly just convert the .dll files from a windows and or extension files from android ...
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what can i do, i can't install wine

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you haverequested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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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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problem installing MS Office2010 (64 bit) in Ubuntu 14.04 Wine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I could not install MS Office 2010 or any office version using wine. A message pop up says "Office encountered an error during setup" but other *.exe files run perfectly. ...
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Trying to Make Skyrim Work Correctly

System Info: Computer: HP Envy dv7 Processor: AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon HD Graphics x2 RAM: 15.1 Gb Hard Drive: 2182.6 GB (split between a 2TB drive and a ~250GB solid state Graphics Card: ...
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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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cant install wine on ubuntu 12.04

I have try everything, it always appears like Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that ...
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Evernote with wine. Titles of notes invisible

I run Evernote 5.8.1.6061 in Wine under Lubuntu 14.04. The title of the notes are not visible, I attached a picture of the situation. How can I fix it? It's only since I upgraded to the newer ...
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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud in Wine?

Hello once again wonderful people! I'm just wondering if anyone here installed the Adobe Creative Cloud client successfully through wine. If anyone has, I'd really appreciate some help :) Thanks in ...
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mono package for wine

I have an installation of wine on my Ubuntu 14.04 (minimal) system (with xfce): sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends wine I wanted to run .NET applications with it. When I use a GUI (File ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Which windows version is best compatible with wine?

I am applying to do some online consulting work with a company that states "having a computer with Windows OS" as a requirement. I don't have Windows but I hope to use their software under Wine. In ...
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Overclock CPU with nvidia chipset

My chipset (Pro 2200 / 2050) is compatible with the nTune program. There is no option in BIOS. As I understand it, there is no PLL with this type of system. The clock is on the chipset's south bridge ...
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Auto-copy mouse selection from wine application

My issue is basically the same one as posted here. I use Goldendict that pops up to translate words which have been selected. This doesn't work when selecting text in a wine application, though. ...
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How to change the directory .wine of Wine to a different directory

I have Ubuntu installed on a rather small SSD. I want to be able to install Windows programs using Wine, but they have to be installed on the HDD. By default, Wine creates a folder in the home ...
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Unable to download wine with software center or terminal

I'm trying to download wine 1.7 with the software center and terminal, 3 MB remained of download progress , but when i want to continue the download , it gives me a 404 error. i rebooted the system ...
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How to start gnome-terminal from a windows cmd on wine? [closed]

I'm quite new to Ubuntu & Linux! I would like to to run Linux game server in garena, and my last chance is run gnome-terminal from the wine cmd.exe. How should I proceed?
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Error trying to install wine in Ubuntu 14.10: missing or conflicting packages

I already tried to install it with the terminal as well as with the ubuntu-software-center, but I always get this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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Photoshop CS6 on Wine Performance Improvement

So I'm running Photoshop CS6 on Wine on Ubuntu 14xx. My issue is once I get deeper into work (fairly large images), the performance drops...a lot. When I ran Photoshop on Windows using the same PC, I ...
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How to configure wine to install Evernote?

What are the DLL's that I have to install before trying Evernote? I was looking for a detailed answer like this one : How to install and configure wine
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Unable to install wine on ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I am using following article to fix this issue: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2246183 This is the output I get: aditya@aditya-Vostro-3446:~/$ sudo apt-get purge wine [sudo] password for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not responding

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my computer. Sometimes Ubuntu 14.04 just freezes. Using keyboard and mouse has no effect. I need to do a hard reset. On Ubuntu I have only installed ...
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Wine As Root Service

I have a service that runs a Java program as root. The Java program may start a Wine process. The obvious problem is, I cannot run wine as root. For some security reason, even though my machine is ...
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Message says downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB) appears, does not go away

A zenity message saying "downloading wine-unity3d-installer (N/A MiB)" will sometimes appear while I am doing something and just show a flashing download bar forever. I can force close it but a few ...
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Problem installing evernote with wine

I am using wine-1.6.2 and I was trying to install Evernote_5.5.3.4236 by emulating Windows 7. I am getting this error http://pastebin.com/kQah32HV Any suggestions of how I can install it on my ...
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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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Can't get windows application to run in Wine

I just installed Ubuntu and would like to be able to run a Windows application using Wine. I installed Wine, and using it, installed the Windows application. The installation went fine and it created ...
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Viber through Wine, crash on calling with unexpected error

12.04 Precise 32 bit system, currently have Viber running under Wine due to system architecture. Gotten it to install and messaging works as a charm although upon firing a call it quits with an ...
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How can I install the Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0?

I have download a game and opened with Wine, but it can't run this game, because the programme required the Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0. The programme recommend this link: ...
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Hulk game not working

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am tryng to install a game named" The Hulk ". the game installs and opens without any problems. but once it is open, it gets stuck on the loading page and wine ...
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Wine runs fine from .wine folder, but not from flash drive

I've done some reading on this and found out that there are some complications with Wine running on flash drives. While I don't completely understand why these complications exist (meaning that I'm a ...
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Problem in installing wine 1.6/wine 1.7 on ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I am trying to install wine on ubuntu (13.10v). I have run the following commands:- 1) sudo apt-get autoremove. 2) sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 libglib2.0-0:i386 libsm6:i386 \ ...
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How can I get a program I run in Wine to lock to my launcher?

I installed Evernote with Wine on Ubuntu 14.04, and it works great. I'd love to have the icon stay on the Launcher for speedy access, but when I right-click and select that option, all I get is the ...
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Which is the best windows emulator for ubuntu 14.04?

I have wine installed on my system but is not able to run games like prince of persia the two thrones, Grandmaster (chess) properly. Hence, I'm looking for other options. Even with wine, is any ...
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Leage of Legends doesn't launch due to “Can't connect to pvp.net” error

I used PlayOnLinux to download League of Legends, I managed to get it updated, had to leave it overnight working. Next day, while logging it, it left errors as "Cannot login in server; try(5)", and ...
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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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Problem with running application supported with microsoft .net framework 4.0.30319

I have an application which i want to run with wine in my ubuntu. I installed wine properly and also all the dlls and support files. But i am unable to open my application. It shows always an error ...
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Did wine installation delete part of my GPU driver?

I was installing wine via USC, and it pop up window: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ughdf.png i hit install... (did i needed to uninstall manualy that package) and then dislplay dimmed,and System monitor ...
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problem with pokerstars installation using wine

I'm trying to install pokerstars with the wine. I started the installation but when it starts the connections stops and closes. Then I tried to install it again but it gives a error because the ...
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Nvidia 331 driver, Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine - lags, fps drops and surprising, temporary boost

I experience weird fps drops while playing games, mostly with Wine. Some tested games: Hearthstone - fps drops happens pretty often; interesting fact is that while browsing cards every page needs ...
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Wine dxiag fails on discrete graphics (but works on integrated)

I have hybrid VGA - integrated Intel and Radeon HD 8850M. I use Linux Mint 17.1 64-bit with fglrx and fglrx-pxpress packages installed. Once I activate discrete graphics in AMD Control Center (and ...
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Universal USB Installer can't detect usb

None of my usbs are detected in universal usb installer.I am running it in wine on ubuntu.My main HD and my dvd drive are detected but not my usbs.
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What is the difference between wine(x86) and wine(amd64)?

I installed Wine 1.7.13 from PlayOnLinux to run Origin client on my Ubuntu 14.04. But the menu shows two tabs with Wine(x86) versions and Wine(amd64) versions. Can anyone explain the difference ...
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I need help installing Steam on my Chromebook thru Wine

I successfully installed Crouton and Wine on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I downloaded Steam .deb file from the website and tried to install it but I keep getting this error message. "Only one software ...
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Wine isn't going away! Yikes!

I run Ubuntu 14.04 (I think) and recently installed Wine and Wine Pipelight. I have no idea what I was thinking, because now I can't get rid of them at all! I've run the purge command and tried to ...
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Help installing Final Fantasy XI from digital download through Wine

I'm a new user to Ubuntu but am learning the command line quickly. I need some help installing a recently purchased digital copy of Final Fantasy XI. I am using Wine to install the program. I am able ...