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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WINE not working on external monitor

Certain games/applications on WINE work fine on my primary display, but just freeze (display wise) on my external monitor. They still function (ie: arrow keys result in sounds and things) and if I ...
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will toshiba recovery media creator run in wine?

i tried running the free system restore on my win7 toshiba laptop but it keeps hanging at step 42 of 63... probably due to hard drive failure. of course i never created recovery media :-( if i press ...
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Running Adobe Dreamweaver on Ubuntu

Is it possible to run Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 on Ubuntu 14.04 having installed it on windows 7 if I'm dual booting?
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How can I get Ubuntu to run Innova Pro PC-Link

I have an ODB2 car scanner and, to find out the codes from the car and what the problem is with the car, I have to connect the scanner to my pc with Innova Pro PC-Link. I have tried to start the ...
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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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originpro 2015 under wine

I have unsuccesfully tried to install Originpro (data analysis tool) under wine. The problem is that many libraries (msvcrt110 and others) are missing, hence the software is not bootable. I have ...
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Problem with installing pc game Rome Total War on Ubuntu via Wine

Need your help. Sorry for my explanation, I'm only beginner using Ubuntu. I have problem installing "Rome Total war" via Wine on my computer. I've installed the following on my Wine: corefonts ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Synaptics Touchpad works on login screen, stops working after login

The last thing I remember installing was Wine and some library (I'm new to linux and I've forgotten) and after I rebooted the touchpad would not work anymore. Let me know what other information you ...
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Can't install The Dude on Ubuntu

$ wine dude-install-4.0beta3.exe Application tried to create a window, but no driver could be loaded. Make sure that your X server is running and that $DISPLAY is set correctly. ...
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how to auto start wine debugger on crash, and determine crash context?

I am trying to determine the context of a crash, so I can change the application settings related to the context. The crash is like "wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to"... but the other ...
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Really need Adobe Digital Editions. How do I make it work? [closed]

Purchased some ebooks from outside the eReader, for the first time since I left Windows, for Linux. Unfortunatelly I can't make Adobe Digital Editions to work. Installed the program using Wine, first ...
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Wine to run Windows application that has INPUT file

I am trying to run a Windows *.exe file on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed Wine. When I run the file, I need to specify the name of an input file. In Windows, I would i) create a folder named ...
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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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Runescape application using wine

I downloaded runescape mmorpg and play it using wine. it continuously shuts down on me. It shows the following: Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x00000000 in 32-bit code ...
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Skype with wine crashes

I tried to install the latest Skype with the latest wine (1.7.38). While the installation itself worked, every time I start Skype, after a minute or so, it crashes. Also, there is nothing that ...
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I am not able to open software center [closed]

I have been trying to open the software center in elementary OS, which is based on Ubuntu. But the problem is, it does not open. I wanted to install wine so as to run exe files but when I try to do so ...
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Viruses through MONO

Whole day i was reading about Viruses on Linux ( UBUNTU 14.04 LTS : my os ), so i got to this topic that viruses can effect your computer through WINE( which allows you to run windows app on linux) i ...
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What are risks of running TightVNC on VPS

I just purchased a VPS with Ubuntu 14.10LTS for hosting a couple of my websites. I am new to server management but I have followed some tutorial and disabled ssh access, enabled ufw, configured user ...
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Pinta Image editor for linux

I have heard that you can't run exe/dll files on linux, only wine or cygwin will help to run it, I installed Pinta on my Ubuntu 14.04lts, when I went to its folder to create a launcher, I found .dll ...
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Alternative to Google-Picasa on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I was trying to install picasa using wine winetricks. But I found that picasa is not available for ubuntu 14.04 LTS any more. Even I cannot install wine or wintricks package. Is there any alternative ...
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Steam on Wine no text [duplicate]

When I launch Steam through Wine, no text is shown, just buttons. I am running Wine version 1.6. How do I fix this?
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Add a bunch of exe files in wine and edit environement variables

Disclaimer : Noob here I have installed a software using wine in ubuntu 14.04 . I have 2 issues : The software requires I create a new environment variable and add the path of a certain file. In the ...
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Compiz completely freezes after running application under WINE

I want to looking into this deeper and finally report it back to the devs. Not all WINE applications make compiz freeze, for example I was running Diablo 3 just fine yesterday. Anyway, for some ...
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winetricks fontsmooth-rgb doesn't on biarch install

After Downling, patching and compiling wine following Building Biarch (Shared WoW64) , my photoshop is perfectly patched and running with a wine prefix 32 Code: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine ...
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Help running FightCade application?

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to get the application FightCade (fightcade.com) up and running. I followed the directions in the readme file, but have run up against a wall: I used the terminal to ...
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todolist in wine. how to make it work?

Ubuntu-experts, can you give advices how to make program todolist from abstractspoon work in in wine(ubuntu 14.04)? When I launch todolist in wine it doesn't show any reaction, but another program ...
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Installing Wine, but Need to Remove Nvidia-opencl-304

I want to install a software that only support Windows platform. So, I think I need to install Wine first. But, in the beginning of installation I got a message to remove Nvidia-opencl-304 before to ...
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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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what can i do now , I just delete a document use this : sudo apt-get purge wine\*, and now my system is broken

what can i do now , I just delete a document use this : sudo apt-get purge wine*, and now my system is broken, how to recover the system ,can any one help me. thank you ,I have re-install several ...
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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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Trying to install wine for play on linux

This is my first time using Ubuntu, I tried to get Play On Linux to run Microsoft Office, but it wanted Wine. But when trying to install Wine with this command: sudo apt-get install wine1.7 I get ...
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Software Compatibility [on hold]

I am a Mechanical Engineering professor and the Management of the school I work for, recently decided to step off the "window" and adopt Linux OS. Ubuntu was our automatic choice. Even with the ...
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How to run steam on wine

So I recently installed steam on wine to play a windows game (Skyrim) Because you cannot play that game in Ubuntu everything installed perfectly fine except, no words or pictures are showing up I had ...
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NFS Underground 2 screen problem on Linux

so i have the windows version of nfs underground 2 on my linux pc. When i start it up with wine or open the .exe file directly only one quarter of the game window shows on the screen. It doesnt fit ...
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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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KDE Wine keyboard doesn't work, have to hold ctrl or other special keys

In Wine I cannot press any keys except special keys. (Space, Ctrl, Alt, Shift etc.) I have to hold one of special keys to make all other keys work. How to fix? OS : Linux mint 17.1 KDE
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Is GCC 4.5 still required to build biarch (Shared WoW64) Wine on Ubuntu?

I would like to build a biarch Wine on my 64 bits laptop. But reading all the pages of the WineHQ project on such a configuration, I found a page about gcc version (written in May 2013), explaining ...
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add service to start from boot

i have a vps runnig ubuntu 14.10 64 bit i installed mate desktop and xrdp and no machine v4 but it was slow so i downloaded teamviewer from the official website and installed it useng dpkg -i ...
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wine installation problem(s)

I just installed Ubuntu XFCE on my Acer c720p (Intel). I tried to download Wine via the terminal with: sudo apt-get install wine It had downloaded and prompted me with a pop-up message asking me ...
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Guildwars crashing as soon as it is started

I think I might be doing something wrong. I am new to linux. I am trying to run Guild Wars 2 on Ubuntu. Every time I try and run it with Wine my entire laptop crashes instantly. I have tried using the ...
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Pulseaudio / wine stop / start issues

So I'm writing aliases so that I can start/stop pulseaudio for the purpose of running some Wine apps. My aliases currently look like: # Reload pulse audio devices alias rldpulsdev='sudo service ...
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How to use mods in Euro Truck Simulator running using wine on ubuntu 14.10?

I am new to ubuntu so was wondering would mods work as they do on windows if i am running it using wine, if not please help me out as I want ot use mods.
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Is it possible to use Active X?

I have several sites which request Active X with MS Internet Explorer. And I tried to install IE using WINE. Unfortunetely, failed to do. What can you suggest for my sites which don't want to ...
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Why Does Teamviewer run in WINE at boot?

Why does TeamViewer 10 run in WINE at boot, but after running sudo pkill TeamViewer.exe and open the program through Unity, it runs regular? This Picture shows TV10 running in Wine at boot: This ...
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Getting an up-to-date Version of Skype?

The officially distributed version of Skype for Ubuntu is really annoying to use (really outdated), and I want something as close as possible to the Windows experience. I have tried using WINE, which ...
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Winecfg: error reading registry key for installroot

I am new to Ubuntu. I am trying to install wine so that I can install World of WarCraft on Ubuntu. I installed wine through the Ubuntu software center and saw that you had to type winecfg into ...
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Sound issue on Xubuntu 14.04.1 when using multiple X window

The issue is that my sound volume setting keeps changing itself whenever I switch X window from my desktop (Ctrl + Alt + F7) to the one I use to run a Wine game (Ctrl + Alt + F8). The setting it ...
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How do I run a dot net exe (Uva Arena) on ubuntu?

Last 2 days, I was trying to run Uva Arena on ubuntu. It is based on .net 2.0 as well as .net 4.0. I searched on google, and found some result, and tried to apply them. I was trying mono and wine with ...
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Wine not working in Ubuntu 14.04

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows 8.1. I tried to run some applications with wine but it always shows the "Application has stopped working" error. As I had Windows 8 ...
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WoW Wine Fixme Error

here is the report from my terminal when I try to run WoW.I dont know what is wrong.Could somebody help me?Thanks! :) petko@Petko-System-Product-Name:~/Stiahnuté/wow$ wine wow.exe archive ...