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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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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How to install and license Unity 4.5.5

I have Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" and I was wondering how can I install Unity 4.5.5 in Wine. Also, if I have the license, how do I license it because whenever I start my already licensed Unity from ...
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Trying to put kik on my Ubuntu 13.04

I would like to use kik on my laptop. I am new to programming. Hp probook 4430's 64 processor I have wine but dont know how to use it.
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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Do Wine Viruses only work while Wine is running?

I heard Linux can get viruses through Wine,and I was curious if the viruses work only while Wine is running. In other words, could I stop a virus from doing it's thing by just quitting Wine?
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Poor font rendering PDF-XChange Viewer running Wine

I cannot find a solution for the problem I had. I had to use a program like PDF XChange Viewer to get an annotation interface for my work, as it stands the above program is the most stable I have ...
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unable to install gnome and wine broken package in ubuntu 12.4

I have Dell Vostro 3443 laptop. It has a certified pre-install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit by manufacturer. I have quite lot of software on it, updated using update manager. Now when I try to install ...
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Can't fix broken packages using Synaptic (Broken Package: Wine1.4) [duplicate]

Ok so I am trying to fix a broken package in order to install wine. When I do "sudo apt-get install wine" I get: sam@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for sam: Reading package ...
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PlayOnLinux - Steam - Chivalry Medieval Warfare - Microsoft VC redist Loop

I recently switched to ubuntu and so far I think it is amazing! I am trying to run the game Chivalry Medieval Warfare on a Windows Client of Steam through Wine/PlayOnLinux. The game downloaded okay ...
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How can I get a Windows game to run in windowed mode in Wine (when even explorer /desktop=[resolution] doesn't work)?

So I bought Alpha Centauri from GOG and, though I am well aware of the means for forcing applications to go into windowed mode, they just aren't working. This is important because I never played the ...
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How can I run Corel Draw?

I have purchased Corel Draw and I am required to use it for school. Can I install this program on my Ubuntu system or is my Windows machine the only option here? I do have Inkscape and love it but I ...
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Uplay is stuck while trying to update

I installed Assassin's Creed II using Playonlinux via Wine. The install process completed, and I thought everything was OK, but it wasn't. If I try to start the game, Uplay starts and tries to update ...
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Running Eve Online problem with amount of vram

Okay so my goal is to run Eve online using wine but i run into this problem where it crashes after pressing play on the installer. When installing eve it said I do not have enough vram. I think that ...
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14.10 wine and fglrx conflict

I've just updated to 14.10 from 14.04, and have come across a problem having both wine and fglrx installed The wine dependencies that are causing the problem go like this wine > wine1.6 > ...
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I want to install wine on ubuntu and have a problem with the command in the terminal [on hold]

I want to install wine on my Ubuntu but as I give the command on terminal, next it shows "sudo password" and what to do next. doesn't know?
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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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I'm Debian Wheezy user and I want to add wine ppa but there's some error [on hold]

I want to install wine 1.7 so first I add ppa using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa and sudo apt-get update but I can only meet ...
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How can I install the ubuntu software center. I tried sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center and I get an error

I tried installing many apps already via terminal and all I get is errors which is really starting to bug me alot. So please help me. When I type sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center all I ...
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Improve GUI appearance of Wine applications

In many cases Windows programs run ok in Wine, but there is still the annoying problem of their appearance. How to make things look better in Wine, especially fonts? P.S. feel free to edit this ...
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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...
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Chrubuntu 14.04 WINE install unmet dependencies

Okay, I understand that there have been quite a few solutions to this problem. None of them have worked for me. To explain my conundrum I shall post the output of "sudo aptitude install wine1.7". ...
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How to change the default audio in Wine to Alsa only

I am trying to change the default Audio sound system to ALSA so it fixes some sound issues. How can this be done? Am using 1.3.x branch from PPA which is much better than the 1.1.x and 1.2.x in every ...
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HP CM1312 MFP, Ubuntu, and Microsoft Word

I installed a HP CM1312 MFP under Ubuntu 14, and it works perfectly, but i'm experiencing two little "issues" related to Microsoft Word 2007, which i'm using with Wine. The first one is... that i ...
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Can't run an .exe file unless I'm in its directory

I'm running Quantal 32-bit with Wine 1.4.1 installed. I have a particular .exe file of an old game (Aliens vs Predator Gold Edition) that runs flawlessly, but it refuses to run unless I am in its ...
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Link to .exe doesn't launch Wine

When I create a symlink on a .exe and I double click it, nothing happens. Instead, if I double click the original file, Wine opens automatically. Why is this? How can be changed? Can the situation ...
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How to run Windows XP inside Ubuntu

There are several programs only available on Windows. Wine can be a negative experience, so I want to run Windows inside Ubuntu using a virtual machine. It seems that Virtualbox is the standard way, ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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How to run adobe after effects, Premiere, and Dreamweaver CC [closed]

I'm a graphic artist, coder, and a video editor. I use often use Adobe Dream weaver, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop. Now, I switched to Ubuntu and I tried to ...
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Keyboard is no longer working under wine

I installed Steam by typing: winetricks steam in the terminal. It worked perfectly without any problems (tested on three, quite old games from Sega). Then, inspired by this answer, before trying to ...
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Problems with Cisco QuickVPN client

I've bought a Cisco RVS4000 router, and have set up VPN on the box. The only way to connect to it seems to be through a client called QuickVPN, which Cisco only releases for windows. I've ...
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How do I install Wine without internet connection? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a wireless internet receiver so I can browse the web but it requires an installation disc. The problem is, the install file is an .exe file. I've been trying to install Wine ...
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.desktop shortcut fails to launch program

I have .desktop file on my desktop that serves as a launcher for my application. Recently, i changed the command line for that launch and now clicking on the shortcut gives no visible effect. Here ...
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nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install WINE but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE (translated ...
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How to apply patch to Ableton 9 Live Suite (.auz file)?

I'm just getting started with Ubuntu here, so please bear with me :) I installed Ableton 9 Live Suite using PlayOnLinux, and I cannot apply the patch. The patch maker I downloaded generates a .auz ...
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GTA:San Andreas mp & PlayOnLinux

Today I installed the game GTA San Andreas with playonlinux. Now I want to play online, I've installed the samp with playonlinux. But if I start samp.exe with wine, and are trying to connect to ...
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Install Adobe Acrobat XI with wine

Adobe Acrobat XI has a silver rating on WineHQ, meaning it should work, right? I right click acrobat.exe, and the installation wizard pops up and installs successfully with no errors. However, I tick ...
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Wine needs uninstall of nvidia-cuda-toolkit that I need too!

When I want to install Wine, nvidia-cuda-toolkit has to be uninstalled. Is it really impossible to have both?
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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Is it possible to play The Sims 4 on Ubuntu? [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 with KDE 5. The problem is with vcrun2008. When I try to install it, it fails with error code 84. Executing w_do_call vcrun2008 Executing load_vcrun2008 Using native,builtin ...
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Err 1627 in Wine during NetGear Genie Install

I have a NetGear AC1200 High Gain Wifi USB Adapter(model A6210), and have been trying to get it to work in Ubuntu for my desktop. It works just fine in Windows, but whenever I boot over to Ubuntu I ...
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league of legends on playonlinux instore font rp and ip icons missing

my store is working fine, it just doesn't show boxes and the RP icon and the IP symbol I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have Playonlinux wine con-fig installed internet explorer 8 installed on wine con-fig ...
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Wine problems through PlayOnLinux

I am currently trying to install wine 1.5.9-raw 3 so I can run the game slender on my linux laptop. I am using PlayOnLinux for this, but I have encountered problems with this. I am unable to install ...
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unable to complete installing wine on ubuntu [closed]

I typed the command "sudo apt-get install wine" which seem to have worked. I navigated past one stop in the process where I had to accept Microsoft's EULA. I'm now stuck after what appears to be ...
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Low FPS on League Of Legends ubuntu 14.04

I have been having real bad FPS on league of legends right after I downloaded league on Ubuntu, I only get 40-55 FPS on very high settings I have league of legends through play on Linux, my specs ...
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how do I configure a local directory in a wine launcher?

ok, so I'm trying to make a portable launcher for my wine application... [Desktop Entry] Name= UMC Type= Application Terminal=true Exec= wine ~/data/Python/x86/python.exe loader.py 'x86' ...
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Why Teamviewer keeps running in the background?

After i installed TeamViewer 8 on Ubuntu 12.10, i noticed a running process under the name of 'teamviewerd', more specifically: /opt/teamviewer8/tv_bin/teamviewerd -f ...
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how to make wine looks like my desktop colour scheme using WINETRICKS in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I notice a post What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?, in the post it was mentioned that I can make wine looks like my Desktop's colour ...
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Running eBay TurboLister 2 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 with Wine?

I was wondering if there was any way I could run eBay TurboLister 2 tool on Ubuntu 14.04.1 with Wine 1.6.2. I got it to install but not run. If anybody has anything to contribute to this, I'd gladly ...
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How to allow wine to access network shares?

I've just installed 14.04 from scratch and made MS Word working thanks to wine (1.7.17 from ppa). The problem is I can't access my network drive shares through wine (I'm in a Office LAN). With the ...