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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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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Can I run Microsoft Office 2013/2014?

Is there a way to run Microsoft Office 2013 or 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04? Wine won't work.
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Office 2010 install in Spanish Ubunt 14.04 using PlayOnLinux

I am trying to install Office 2010 in ubuntu 14.04 using PlayOnLinux. The installation worked without any problem, but the thing is that Office is installed in Spanish, for some reason. I tried ...
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How can I run wine as root?

I know that it's not recommended but nevertheless. sudo wine isn't working
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Error installing Japanese game on lubuntu

So, I have a .iso file for a japanese game. so I used Furious ISO mounter to mount the image, and used wine loader to install the game, but when I try, there's this small windows with two options, ...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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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 ...
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Wine is not working properly

I have installed wine but it works very strange.When I started some prog, in panel appeared icon of running wine, but nothing else. When I click on wine icon I get empty screen, Alt+Tab = same ...
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How can I patch a PPA and then upload the patched source to my PPA?

I'm trying to do something very simple but I'm having a lot of problems. I am trying to have a patched wine PPA. I want to download the wine1.7 ppa source from the ubuntu team ppa, apply 1 patch file, ...
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I have problem and I cant install someone help me packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6: Depends: wine1.6-i386? [duplicate]

I marked the problem i cant install with ubuntu center and Synaptic i cant repair !! The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6: Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1: 1.6.1-0ubuntu1 PPA1 ~ ~ ...
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I'd like Wine to run in my real C drive [on hold]

I know this might sound stupid, but I have had a recent problem. On my windows computer I had AVG, recently I uninstalled it, and now I get BSOD's no matter what I do. I'd like Wine to run in my ...
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How do you install .exe file without wine [duplicate]

okay here is the situation. I received a computer from my dad he had installed Ubuntu. When he gave it to me he said there was no password.It keeps asking me for password but i don't know it and my ...
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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 ...
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Using garena+ to play league of legends PH

As you read the title.. So how could i use garena+ to run league of legends. I also use wine to run garena, and i also have tried playonlinux but still when i press "start league of legends" it just ...
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Can't Install Wine, held Packages [duplicate]

I am getting this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: udev : Depends: libudev1 (= 204-5ubuntu20.2) but 204-5ubuntu20.4 is to be installed E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved (wine over ubuntu 13.10) [closed]

Friends I am trying to install Wine but getting following error The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) but 1.16.12ubuntu1.3 is to be installed ...
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setcap CAP_NET_RAW+ep wine

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.1 with Bumblebee and nvidia-331 as graphic driver and wine 1.7.22. I am having the problem that using sudo setcap CAP_NET_RAW+ep /usr/bin/wine has the side effect (?) ...
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How to tell if wine is rooted? [duplicate]

I’ve heard that wine can install window viruses if rooted. How can I tell if my wine is rooted?
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how to update/install ATI Radeon graphics to play wow

I installed Wow Cataclysm and my computer should run it smooth but I get 5-15 fps and when any other player is near i get 0-5 fps, even with all the graphics low, so I read that I should ...
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Error Line 1 unmet dependencies!

I got on today and after being on for 30 min it crashed and said there was a internal error. After restarting i had a red negative sign in the top right hand side of my menu bar. It said to look in my ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650M Drivers for Ubuntu on Lenovo Y500 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have used it and installed it on an old pc for my family which works wonderfully even playing SimCity 2013 through wine. I am looking to switch my Lenovo Y500 to Ubuntu. ...
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Spotify installed packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I used wine to emulate the Windows version of Spotify and I recently just uninstalled it and ever since then, when I start up my Ubuntu, after a while I will get this restricted logo beside the wifi ...
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How to change the locale in WINE for all programs?

http://timcampyy.tumblr.com/post/90771619172/emofuri-problem-solved , This is what I am trying to solve; it involves me changing the locale to japanese, THEN reinstalling, which is why I need it to ...
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Are there really security risk when running Wine? [duplicate]

I remember reading somewhere that since Wine's job is to pretty much emulate Windows so that you can run Windows programs, it puts a risk on your Linux machine since Windows Viruses can also run ...
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How do I run a windows exe on ubuntu natively?

I'm making an exe file that I want to be able to have run on both linux and windows, but I don't want the exe to have to run in grub. I need it to be an exe as I need it to have basically the same ...
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how to get spotify running in winetricks

I am trying to get spotify running in winetricks. It says it installed then opened a internet explorer window and that is as far as I can get. Any suggestions?
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Adding another partition to 14.04 - what mount-point/settings needed?

Firstly sorry if this is a bit too detailed for this kind of question but I fear not telling you enough to be able to help me! So, I have a duel boot (UEFI) laptop which had Win7 on it which I ...
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wine app in tray

I've just installed a mouse driver app using wine, and when I run the application, the icon of the app appears near the WiFi icon (in windows this appears in the system tray.), and when I right click ...
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Payday 2 WINE problems

So I'm wanting to play Payday 2. Which I do successfully but I have some problems. The first one is that when I try to type something in chat it crashes and exits the game. I type the message into the ...
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How do I reinstall VPN from Windows 8?

I have VPN private internet access; I saved it onto my hard drive when switching from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04. The file is VPNinstallerWIN.exe. I downloaded Wine and have set up the configuration ...
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Outlook 2010 via wine is installed, but can't add an account / Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed MS Office 2010 using wine on Ubuntu 14.04. When I open Outlook and try to add new account, I see following: http://www.imagebam.com/image/e0d8c2344431849 I press "Add account" and ...
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Sound distorted/choppy in WINE. I've looked everywhere for a fix

I installed the Windows version of Steam on top of WINE. I then proceeded to download the Windows version of The Witcher. Surprisingly, the graphics run beautifully with no tweaks. The issue is with ...
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can't run minecraft with ubuntu or wine since update to 14.04

i have followed other available advice on minecraft, java, etc, but can't find anything that works. here is my story: for a couple years i have been successfully running a cracked windows version of ...
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Small snag when installing WINE

I was installing WINE on a fresh install of 14.10, and I was sent to some DOS-looking screen. I hit Enter to get through the EULA, but I think I accidentally hit it twice because it sped through a ...
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I just want to install wine. It's asking me to remove packages that I use

I've been trying for days now to install wine. I even went so far as to install synaptic and run it through ssh to pop up on my Windows machine. When I go to install anything to do with wine, it wants ...
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Run a ThinApp Sandboxed Portable App in Wine

Is there a way to run at Wine portable applications that run in Sandboxes like those build in VmWare ThinApp? I can't run in Wine anyone.
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Sketchup 2014 (using Wine) freezes on startup

I'm trying to get Sketchup 2014 to work on Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine 1.7. When I start the application, I get the startup screen, which works fine, but after I selected the template and the main ...
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Running {command vs through bash script} + redirect output

I am not sure if it is one or two issues here: file /usr/bin/line1 wine /home/aiao/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/LINE/Line.exe > /dev/null 2>&1 file /usr/bin/line2 ...
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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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How to run non-unicode program using wine in Ubuntu?

I am trying to run an Arabic application using Wine. Its in non-Unicode. In XP, Windows 7 it's quite easy to select appropriate language under Region and Settings. I can't find support for this.
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Wine sometimes crashes entire system

Sometimes, programs that I am running with Wine (1.7) will crash my entire system. (Ubuntu 14.04) Clarification: during these crashes, Ubuntu is 100% non-responsive. I unable to use all of the ...
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Running “Internet Download Manager” via wine crashes

I have installed wine-1.7.22 Then installed play on linux too, which uses wine Then I installed Internet Download Manager 5.17 using play on linux It installed successfully, I opened it and ADD URL ...
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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Problem to use alias with Wine ie8

I want to use alias with ie8 using wine. But I don't want to to use $ wine 'C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore And just $ ie8 But I can't: vitor@vitor-pc:~$ alias ie8='wine ...
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WINE Hearthstone problem

So I've been wanting to play hearthstone but I have a problem that I ran into. When I try to get into hearthstone all it does is stay on the loading screen with the thing at the top blinking. It then ...
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unable to install Photoshop on ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and latest wine from Ubuntu software center, when I try to install Photoshop CS6 using wine I receive an error. I checked the "Allow Executing File As Program" in Photoshop ...
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Wine issue, quit working [duplicate]

UPDATE Looking around in the FAQ I found "10.6. Every app I try to start crashes" http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-7c6623cfe3fb6b542f4b0d97bea78ce682c7c16c I was not able to recover my wine ...
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Xubuntu running games EXTREMELY slow

So I've lately been trying to get my games back that I used to play on Windows because I had just switched to Xubuntu. But when running any game I see that the games are running EXTREMELY slow. I ...
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wine1.6 download for ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a new 32-bit ubuntu and tried to download wine1.6. I followed the instructions on the winehq site but the response was that I had to "chose an application" to proceed. Having got no further ...
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Adding Photofiltre and Wine to Laptop [duplicate]

I am using a Dell laptop that has Ubuntu installed on it. I installed it by cd and it was mere luck that I got it installed. I have no experience with computers or Ubuntu so any explanation has to ...