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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I can't install wine for some reason [duplicate]

I did sudo apt-get install wine It says that The package wine is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only ...
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WINE Apps in fullscreen

I am having a problem when running old games through WINE The problem is that most old games have a maximum resolution that is much smaller than mine (1366x768) and instead of being stretched to ...
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Wine: messed up window in winecfg, can't do anything

I'm running Linux Mint 17 with Nvidia 331 drivers, my GPU is a GTX 760. When I start winecfg I get this problem. The first fourth of the window is displayed correctly, I can switch tabs but the bottom ...
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Troubleshooting Winetricks on Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I try to run a program in winetricks I get the following message You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, please retest in a clean 32-bit WINEPREFIX before reporting ...
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How can I install Line?

I would like to install Line chat platform on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system. Please, could anyone provide me the steps to successfully install this software?. I've been trying to install this software ...
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Wine Systray Not working on Unity Ubutnu 14.04

The problem is that the wine systray is not working in my unity desktop on ubuntu 14.04, any other apps for ubuntu (Skype, Steam-ubuntu version-, transmission) they work fine, just the Wine systray is ...
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adding fonts to photoshop CS6 run with wine

I have photoshop CS6 installed and working on Wine1.7. It's actually surprisingly smooth. The only issue I have now is that the fonts are a bit limited, and I'm not sure if it's an issue with wine or ...
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I am looking to switch to Ubuntu [on hold]

I have run Macs for over 10 years, my current MacBook Pro is 6 years old. Macs are great, much better than PCs but every year Apple seems to trend towards Microsoft and their priority behavior has ...
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Trying to install wine on 14.04, have tried removing all wine related but still no joy

After alot of dependency problems decided to remove all wine related packages from synaptic. Recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Do not understand what is happening. Get depends wine1.6-i386, ...
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Unable to create file using wine

I had mounted a samba share, and I tried to run a windows application which should create some files, but it failed, therefore I used cmd with wine to create a directory, but I received the following ...
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Has the behavior of links to wine apps changed since 14.04?

Since the update to 14.04 LTS my links to wine programs have been acting strange. It's like the file is run from the location of the link and not from its installed folder. Opening a link from inside ...
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comparing 2 text files (registry entries for wine prefixes)

thanks to a glitch from wine (while changing my wine prefix windows version) wine thinks it's dealing with a windows 95, windows xp and windows 7 prefix at the same time. This obviously confuses Wine ...
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How to increase video memory in Wine? (Wine version 1.6.2)

I'm trying to run a program(BeamNG.drive) on Wine 1.6.2, and there seems to be a problem. See, here's the thing: I can actually get it to load most of the way. But just before it would have finished ...
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Teamviewer not remembering Teamviewer account

I'm using Teamviewer for my remote desktop needs. On any Linux version of teamviewer, it uses Wine as a compatibility back-end (presumably so the dev's don't have to support another OS). It works ...
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Problems running Grisaia no Kajitsu with Wine HQ on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with Wine 1.7. So here's the thing, I have downloaded a visual novel called "Grisaia no Kajitsu" from Fuwanovel; the game run without any errors until a certain point, the ...
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CUDA conflict with Wine

Every time I install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 my CUDA gets disabled, so I can't use GPU compute with Cycles in Blender. For some reason I can either use Wine or CUDA, not both. I forgot to mention that ...
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How to install wine on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I am a windows user, and I don't know nothing about Ubuntu and how does it works. I don't know how to access my computer, I don't know how to access command prompt nothing. Just now I installed ...
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Perfect alternative for Tally erp 9

I want a perfect Tally ERP 9 alternative, that includes Vouchers,Ledgers,Stats everything that Tally erp 9 contains, came across many softwares like GNU CASH, POST BOOKS, BS1 Accounting and so ...
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How Do I change Default Wine Browser to Native Ubuntu Browser instead of IE?

Am running Wine 1.6.2 for use with Evernote. Some of my notes have links in them and by default they are launched using the Wine version of IE. I'd rather use my native browser(s) Firefox of Chrome. ...
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Multi-Booting from Mulit-Hard Drives

Hello and thank you in advance for reading this message. I was not able to find an answer in the forum and while I'm fairly certain that someone else has had to have experienced this problem in the ...
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Borderlands 2 not opening [closed]

I am new to ubuntu so there is a good chance im just doing something wrong. I installed steam using wine and a lot of my games are working properly But for some reason when I run borderlands 2 it ...
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How do I install Muvizu on Ubuntu 14,04 LTS?

One of the most used software when I using the windows operating system was Muvizu. Now that I have migrated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I am trying to explore the possibilities of installing and running ...
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14.04 PlayonLinux and Steam equals jittery choppy freezing video

I trying to get some windows gaming software (warframe) up ad running and it is running but the video is very choppy/freezes even though the reported frame rate is 60fps. I'm using: Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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While installing wine - got Package 'wine1.5' has no installation candidate

I am new to ubunto hence not aware about basics of using ubunto. I wanted to install rar password cracker for which I ran the .exe file which gave me following error : 'An error occurred while loading ...
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Runescape.msi Installer not working with Wine [closed]

Well, I was having problems with Runescape yesterday and I decided to re-install it. So I deleted all the files and downloaded the Runescape.msi (Windows) installer and I ran it with Wine. It said I ...
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Wine 1.6.2-Trying to switch to 32-bit Wineprefix from 64-bit Wine (Trusty 14.04). Can anyone help me out?

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I'm having a little trouble with Wine 1.6.1 and I was wondering if someone could help me out. I recently downloaded some 32-bit games that I'd wanted to try(BeamNG Drive and ...
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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? [duplicate]

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? [on hold]

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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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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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?