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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Can Microsoft Office Programs be opened by default instead of Libre Office?

Folks. I finally convinced my sister to drop Windows at her small business and go Ubuntu. She complained, though, that she does not want to use Libre Office and is willing to use Microsoft Office ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Wine + Alt

I have clean installed Ubuntu 16.04, wine 1.9 and Steam (non linux version). I want to launch Space Rangers HD A War Apart (and some other game), but there is one problem... when i press ALT key - ...
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Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find brick via WiFi

My Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find the EV3 brick via WiFi. The strange thing is, it works in a fresh install of Ubuntu in Virtualbox on this computer, same version. I think the problem ...
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Getting Vineyard to create prefixes in 16.04

Running on ubuntu 16.04, I installed wine with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel That gave me wine 1.9.8. And then vineyard with the ...
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Open with “Wine Internet Explorer” option left in Shutter after removing Wine

I installed the latest dev or stable version (I don't remember which now) of Wine using their official repository but then didn't need it any more so removed it, but now I have found that strangely ...
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how to integrate wine with unity icons automatically? [16.04]

In my previous ubuntu, using ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa, apps run with wine would automagically be shown with nice icons in unity launcher. In 16.04, using ppa:wine/wine-builds, I installed wine-devel but ...
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Unable to install Wine for Ubuntu 16.04

I tried sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel but it shows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Unable to locate package ...
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Windows game running on playonlinux/wine asking me for CDROM

I have the iso and I have the CD in the drive yet the programs keeps asking me about the CD I tried to make a drive in winecfg and link it to the iso file but it didnt work :/
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How to fix Sketchup in Wine when tool starts, but displays empty workspace?

I've installed wine 1.6 and winetricks in an Linux Mint 15 system, then downloaded the latest Sketchup2013 'Make' Windows-Installer and installed through wine. I've prepared the wine environment with ...
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playonlinux problem for world of tanks installation

I installed Play On Linux, because I want to install World of Tanks game. But when this game installation process starts appears this error which is in print screen. What should I do in this ...
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Evenote using Wine does not work on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to run Evernote using Wine, but it seems it is not working properly. Although the program launches, I am getting the same GUI where it is not possible to edit my notes: The problem is ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend

My operating system is ubuntu 16.04, but when I run a ELF 32 bit version program, after running, the program is hanging all the time as the picture shows. Then I close the window, showing the message ...
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Cannot uninstall wine

Just as the title says I've been trying for about an hour now to uninstall wine, and no matter what I try I can't seem to make any headway. I keep getting this error:: $ sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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Wine1.7 cannot be uninstalled completely

I uninstalled Wine 1.7 by apt-get remove wine1.7. But I found the programs I installed in .wine can still run. How can I uninstall them?
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How to use psiphon in ubuntu?

Have you used psiphon in ubuntu? Did you get a fix for the white psiphon window showing up when wine is used to open it?
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How to fix trouble install wine in ubuntu 16?

I meet a trouble when I try to install wine, like this : http://imgur.com/a/kcX3C . Can you tell me where I was wrong and how to fix this trouble? I want install lastest version of wine.
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A Windows program freezes in WINE, Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and the latest package of WINE. It ran the InstallShield manager, but when I tried to run the program, it did two things. First, it asked for registration info (which I supplied, ...
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My ubuntu 15.10 packages uninstalled accidentally . How to get them back again?

I am new to ubuntu and I was trying to install wine1.7 in ubuntu 15.10. I was following this link from the ubuntu forum while facing problems in installing ubuntu... Wine 1.7 not installing on ...
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Wine 1.7 not installing on Xubuntu 15.10

So, after setting up my installation of Xubuntu yesterday, I tried to install Wine 1.7 using ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa. However, after doing sudo apt-get install wine1.7, it keeps giving me this error: ...
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Windows games on Ubuntu [on hold]

I know, that this question is a duplicate, but all answer didn't give me enough information. I know it is possible to use PlayOnLinux and wine for Windows applications or steam for some native Linux ...
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How to install PhpStorm in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a JetBrains PhpStorm 7.1 and I want to install it in Ubuntu 14.04 so I installed wine for windows compatibility and I run PhpStorm-7.1.exe then it was successfully installed (I guess). But when ...
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Help to insall Wine [closed]

I am using Linux 17.2, currently facing some problems to install wine. The following is the message I receive. programmer@programmer-Inspiron-N5050 ~ $sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for ...
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How do I remove TeamViewers notification that it is still running in the background?

There seems to be a bug with the current TeamViewer implementation on Linux where it shows a Windows-looking "balloon" type notification informing the user that TeamViewer is still running in the ...
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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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Wine won't open .exe files?

I'm a big noob to ubuntu and having to run wine with windows applications, but I'm trying to download some indie games and 99% of them come up with an error message that insufficient data is not ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 on Ubuntu

I have a Left 4 Dead 2 Windows installer in exe. My other games were installed by "PlayOnLinux" app, but there is no L4D2 version, or any sign that it will be avaliable in the future. I also didn't ...
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anybody tried and got Dark Souls working on wine?

I bought Dark souls on sale from steam and I looked on Wine's website to confirm it is playable. I'm only confused with what I need to install to make the game work. I just would like to know if ...
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Multiple points of failure running World of Warcraft with Wine 1.8?

I am trying to get World of Warcraft 6.2.4 to run on Ubuntu 16.04. I've solved a couple of problems already by updating Wine to 1.8. I have tried using Wine in XP and Windows 7 "compatibility" mode. ...
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Is there a virtual machine with direct access to CPU and GPU for gaming?

Sorry for the long question. With the coming of Steam for Linux I may have been over optimistic and got rid of windows installation. The problem is that I have about 100 Steam games that are not (and ...
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Installing Wine on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to install Wine on my PC running Ubuntu 15.10, but I see in the software center there are different apps such as: Microsoft Windows Compatibility Layer (meta-package) with some optional ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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Running Rise of Nations in Wine, works but display is not OK

I'm trying to run a Windows game, Rise of Nations, in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with wine 1.9.4. I followed this guide, the game ran, but it was unplayable. How can I get it to work like it's supposed to?
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Wine programs disappearing as soon as they're open

I have a couple of programs installed using Wine 1.7 and when I open them, they open up and run in the background OK. As soon as I click on them to actually go into it, they immediately get minimised, ...
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Opening HiSuite daemon on Huawei phone

I am trying to communicate my android Huawei Y330 to 'HiSuite' that runs under 'Wine'. Someone had suggested to first connect the Huawei Y330 to 'HiSuite' run under 'Windows'. Thus the 'HiSuite ...
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Wine cannot load programs “cannot execute binary file: exec format error”

Recently, I tried to install wine1.8 and use it. However, when I ran wine in the terminal, this happened: janreggie@janreggie-T100TA:~$ wine bash: /usr/bin/wine: cannot execute binary file: Exec ...
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Linux & Wine problems

I have used Ubuntu 14 before and ran the wine application , however it didn't allow me to use a lot of my much need Microsoft things such as ( internet explorer , Microsoft Expressions) which is much ...
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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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Am i missing packages ? - After removing Wine 1.9.5 - removed packages - help

I have been using Ubuntu for a while now. Yesterday I tried to install WINE 1.9.5. For some reason it didn't show up in the Dash so I tried to uninstall it as instructed in the terminal: sudo ...
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Cannot use a 32bit prefix on Wine installation on 64-bit Xubuntu 15.10

When I create a prefix with: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winecfg I get the error: wine: '/home/user/.wine' is a 32-bit installation, it cannot support 64-bit applications. I need a 32bit ...
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An unknown directx error has occurred and league of legends cannot start

DirectX an unknown problem on the next screenshot . I followed the instructions correctly on page: http://forums.na.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=2957372%29 But when the game starts ...
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Why can't I access Nike Plus

Every time I download Nike Plus it just sits in my download box, Why doesn't my Nike+ download automatically
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How to fix installation wine on ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64 bit

I knew there are a lot of questions about wine but i can't find or fix with there answers. Can someone help me to fix installation about Wine please. Here are the command output while trying to fix ...
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How do I get RMS Express to work in Wine/Ubuntu14.04

RMS Express is a free application from Winlink 2000 used in ham radio. It runs in XP and up. I have installed it under Wine 1.7 but components of the application do not run. Research shows it ...
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apt-get -f install is trying to remove sudo

I was trying to get a program to work, and installed a different version of wine that overwrote the version of wine I already had. (That version ended up not working) So I tried installing the default ...
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selfishnet.exe not running using wine

i've been a windows user for a long time, and for the past few days i've switched to ubuntu 14.04, now i want to use selfishnet.exe on ubuntu i've tried wine but nothing happens when i run the ...
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How can a file be dropped into a Wine window?

I'm trying to open a file in the program GXSCC. This program is designed to open files that are dropped into its window. How can I do this with the program running in Wine on Ubuntu? When I try to ...
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How do i install wine in Ubuntu 14.04 lts?

I have been trying to install wine but when i use the command sudo apt-get install wine i get this message: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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The connection of Wine and PlayOnLinux

I'm about to install wine on my new ubuntu 10.10 installation, however I can't determaine if I should install Wine or PlayOnLinux. I've already read over the following page ...
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How to install Wine in Ubuntu 15.10

I tried to follow the steps listed here https://www.linux.com/blog/wine-1735-released-how-install-ubuntudebianlinux-mint After adding the PPA and running apt-get update, when I try to install wine ...
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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 ...