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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anywhere to download WINE for xubuntu?

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB WiFi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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Application require Administrator Authentication

I have installed wine simulator in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And I have 2 users on my machine Administrator User (Administrator Account) Net User (Standard Account) Now both user able to install ...
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What's a .desktop file? [duplicate]

I wanted to know what's a .desktop file and how can I generate one in order to have a Wine application displayed on my Launcher bar on the left. Now I have to open the folder where I store the ...
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WINE: minor delay on sound playback

When running a game under WINE pulseaudio is showing a constant delay of what I would estimate to be 100-200ms that on occasion climbs to over 500ms. I can't put my finger on why it increases on some ...
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Is Wine what I think it is? [duplicate]

My first impression is that Wine is a simulated Windows environment which uses free (and presumably open source) libraries as an alternative to Microsoft's proprietary libraries. Those libraries ...
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Wine - Using Native Icon for Program

When I run a wine program, the icon that is used in the Gnome Dock is the generic wine icon, so when I run Photoshop or League of Legends then the icon is the wine icon. (I'm not talking about the ...
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running old msdos/windows program qa4 ver 4.0 on ubuntu 13.10

Looking for more info on this because I'm not sure how to qualify my qa4 v4.0 program (symantic). It runs on ms-dos, but also runs as a windows program in win3, 98, xp. It won't run under win7. I ...
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Can't remove wine 1.4 rc5

I installed Wine 1.4 rc5. Later I realised that this wine won't work because there is no sound. I removed it using Synaptic Package Manager and installed Wine 1.2 which is the stable version of Ubuntu ...
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Problems after installing Alice Madness Returns game

I installed the game "Alice Madness Returns" on my Ubuntu 12.04 and everything went OK until the part where you Activate the game. I got this Error message box: Program Error The Program ...
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Wine will not use my GPU

Okay, so I have been trying to fix this issue for quite sometime. I have an AMD A8 CPU/APU running with an ATI 6670 (or something like that). I have turned off the integrated graphics card and I am ...
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Execute Blackberry Desktop Software

I need Blackberry Desktop Software because my pics are encrypted and my computer can't read them, and looks like that program is the only way to decrypt them. But I can't execute the program on Wine. ...
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How do i get oblivion to stop crashing?

I'm using Ubuntu Distribution 12.04 and trying to run Oblivion, I used playonlinux to install it to a virtual drive along with using wine. I think the problem is I have a bugged graphics card or ...
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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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Problem with installation of 'World of Warcraft' with new 'WoW client' [on hold]

As the title says, I have problems to install WoW on my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit system. I installed the new Wine v.1.7 and started to run the new WoW client. As soon as opened, I put in my e-mail address ...
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Still cannot install Halo: Combat Evolved

I have been trying all week to install Halo: Combat Evolved on my laptop. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and Wine 1.6.2. I insert the game disc into the disc drive and it loads. I start setup and ...
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how to play games using bumblebee + wine 1.5

I recently moved to ubuntu after seeing "it supports windows games". Since i have a dual graphics card: Intel 4000 and nvidia 630m, i installed bumblebee to make use of the graphics cards ...
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Software Center Not working and many other issues with Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

First problem; Software center crashes as soon as I open every time I try to open it. Which led me to try and purge it and restart it. It stops at 62% read files and says this: E: Read error - read ...
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How to run windows games on ubuntu 12.04 ? (Bioshock Infinite or Alice Madness returns)

I really want to play "bioshock Infinite" and " Alice Madness returns" on my ubuntu 12.04 (I've got a DVD-Rom of the games) But when I tried to run the setup with Wine Program Loader the window froze ...
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apt-get remove --purge wine* removed everything!

sudo apt-get remove --purge wine* opened the gates of hell and removed many things. I wasn't allowed to paste the output here, too big. I stopped the process, I wanted to save what's left of my ...
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setup.exe encountered a serious error and needs to close [on hold]

I am trying to install Ansys 14 on ubuntu 13.04. I tried to install it using wine but it says "setup.exe encountered a serious error and needs to close". Help me. This was the error file generated. ...
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Terraria Fails on startup

I am running: wine 1.6.1 Ubuntu 13.10. I installed a clean 32 bit .wine prefix, with wine set to act as Win 7 (I have tried xp as well). Then installed xna40 (XNA Framework 4.0) and dotnet40 (MS.NET ...
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StarCraft II, Wine, Ironhide [on hold]

ASUS N43JM notebook NVIDIA Geforce GT 435M Ubuntu 11.10 64bit Switchable graphics, working through ironhide Ironhide Settings: Automatic Shutdown of nVidia Card: NO Virtual Terminal: 8 Image ...
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What are the biggest disadvantages of using a 64bit version of linux over a 32bit and vice-versa [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for some time now, but I am very limited when it comes to installing some software such as wine that won't run on a 64bit. I want to know what are the biggest ...
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Bumblebee optirun CrossOver games

I've been trying to play a Ragnarok Online private server with wine but this specifically server gets stuck in a faded login screen, with sound. So I installed CrossOver and it runs nice! But I need ...
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Deleted the .wine folder and lost all my data

HELP! I deleted the .wine folder from my user folder and i've lost all my data. How can i get my files back? What happened? I use Ubuntu 12.04! i don't know much about ubuntu yet. Thank You
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How do I install `Platypus` (and NaturallySpeaking 12 Premium) on Ubuntu 13.10 x64?

For the record, I have all of the following packages installed on my machine: wine wine-gecko1.4 wine-gecko1.4:i386 wine1.4 wine1.4-amd64 wine1.4-dev wine1.4-i386-i386 winetricks I created a ...
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World OF Warcraft in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have tried launching 'The Blizzard Game Downloader', using wine, yet it does not get to the loading screen before it crashes, and ends with an error message. Neither does trying to load the game ...
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Can't install dotnet

Every time I do winetricks dotnet20 The install window comes up, I hit next, and then it crashes. Here's what the terminal says l@l-Aspire-5515:~$ winetricks dotnet20 Executing w_do_call ...
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Google Web Designer or Adobe Edge Animate Alternative for Linux?

GWD and Edge Animate have been very helpful on Windows, but I haven't came across anything uniquely close for Linux. I've used Amaya and Kompozer for months and has been fairly helpful. However I'd ...
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I can't get the WINE emulator to install Irfanview & Microsoft office 2007 Pro

I can't get the WINE emulator to install Irfanview & Microsoft office 2007 Pro. While trying to install Irfanview, I get following error message: sha1sum mismatch! Rename ...
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How to run Warcraft III on Ubuntu 13.04 i386? [closed]

I am trying to run Warcraft III (Doat 1) on Ubuntu 13.04, but every time I try to run it with 'wine' the computer's resolution changes and the computer carries on as normal. I have done a 'top' ...
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How do I remove all programs connected to Wine and Wine with one command?

I want to remove all programs associated to Wine and Wine itself in one command, can it be done? The whole point of this question is that I don't want to find any files connected to wine.
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Fuji camera software

I've just bought a Fujifilm X20 camera, and would like to install the Fuji software from the CD. Tried using Wine with Ubuntu 13.10. However, when trying 'install' the program won't run at all. FYI ...
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How to install picasa with wine [closed]

Whenever I try to install picasa with wine it get this, mr-yeomans@mryeomans-Dell-DE051:~$ wine ~/picasa39-setup.exe fixme:wininet:InternetLockRequestFile STUB ...
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How rto use Ubuntu to install wine under Windows XP [closed]

I installed Ubuntu. After doing RESET, it displayed a screen offering me a choice of Ubuntu or Windows XP. I chose Ubuntu. But now what? Where do I get info on how Ubuntu works? I was ...
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Teamviewer 9 Ubuntu 13.10 Sound

TeamViewer gets shipped with Wine 1.6. Pulseaudio is working in installed wine 1.6.1 from PPA. Copying over the winepulse.drv.so and fakedlls/winepulse.drv does not work. You can approve this with ...
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Installation problems - wine1.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

The following is an attempt to capture a screen which I get regardless of how I try to install wine1.4 OR wine1.7. Happens the same way every time. Scroll down to the bottom of this posting and you'll ...
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Dependency error while installing WINE

Every time I try to install "WINE" VIA the Software Center on Ubuntu 12.10, I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) but ...
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How to install Mono 2.8 and 2.10 with Winetricks?

I am following this guide to use Terraria with Wine. I reached step 7, which says Install Mono 2.10 and 2.8 via winetricks. People have reported there is no need to install xact and xinput. If you ...
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How to install World of Warcraft?

I need a tutorial on how to install World of Warcraft for Ubuntu.
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WINE works,but the launcher and the global menu bar are on the screen when running apps,why?

I used WINE to run Counter Strike 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 and everything works well,excepting that the launcher and the global menu bar remain on the screen.They just become twice bigger and when I'm ...
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can't play sims3

I have installed Sims 3 and I really want to play it, but when I tried yo play it appears message from PlayOnLinux which saying that Wine has crashed. I am getting really upset, and I would like to ...
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how to set sound=alsa in already created wine volume

I just got StarCraft 2 working on Ubuntu finally but lost audio when I installed a new version of wine. If I do 'winetricks --gui' I can change the sound setting of the default wineprefix and this ...
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Minecraft suddenly stops working?

So, I have Minecraft on Ubuntu 12.04. It is a Windows program, but I was able to use Wine Windows Program Loader to get it to run. Everything was working fine and dandy earlier today. But, later, ...
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Cannot install MS office 2007

When I install MS office 2007 through wine ( I followed the wine setting before), it detected a setup error: A required Z:\media\USB\Office Enterprise 2007 DVD\Access.WW\OSETUP.DLL cannot be loaded. ...
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No sound in games running on Wine [closed]

I have wine1.4-rc5 installed on my Ubuntu 10.04. I tried to play Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and I got this error. Error During Initialization: Miles sound system initialization failed. Make ...
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Does running Office 2010 through Wine add a significant performance overhead?

Say you have have a computer with a data sheet similar to this CPU: 1.1 GHz Dual-core Intel Celeron Processor 847 RAM: 2GB HDD: 320GB (5400 rpm) According to the minimum requirements in Windows ...
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How do I play a game i installed by disk?

I installed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with Wine and it installed correctly but I do not know how to launch it. It comes up with an error that I do not have the disk inserted but I do. I am ...
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Heavy CPU usage with LTspice on Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit

I currently have LTspice IV installed on my ubuntu 12.04 32 bit machine through wine. I have no major problems running the actual software, but the thing that worries me is how much CPU power the ...
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Potential and possible damage of executed Windows Applications through Wine environment in Linux?

Related to this recent Question: Can a Windows virus transfer to Ubuntu? and JFA's comment, which is not only an interesting, but also a valid one: Can you also get a Windows virus by running an ...