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 Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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Clipboard syncronization between wine and X11

I installed Lingoes dictionary in Wine. It has a popup translator that is triggered by clipboard change. When I copy or select an item it must translate the word, but in Wine, when I copy or select a ...
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Wine foobar2000 multimedia hotkey keybindings

I've recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows, and the very only thing I couldn't find an acceptable replacement to was foobar2000. While there are plenty of awesome audio players around in the ubuntu ...
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Steam (using wine) starting civ 5 on the wrong screen

I have my left screen set as primary screen in ubuntu (unity) and most things just do what they are supposed to do when they are fullscreen. They run on my primary screen. But for some reason when I ...
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How to open an application weblink with a Wine program

I have installed a Windows program (a game called the Hunter) using Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to use this game is by going to its website, create the game options and then hitting an ...
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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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diablo 3 won't start after add optirun prefix

I've been trying to run the Diablo3 in the ubuntu 13.10 for a while now, sadly without a success... My problem is, that i can't run it with optirun. If I just type wine ...
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How to enable Rumble/Vibrate on Gamepad

I've been trying to search for solutions for days now but still to no avail. It's really starting to frustrate me. See I have this gamepad (DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick) which is functioning ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Giving Ubuntu the same ID as Windows

I alternate between Windows and Ubuntu, depending on what program I am using. However, there are some pieces of software that I only have one license to (mostly Windows software that I can run on ...
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Install java on a wine in a linux terminal server

I have a Windows terminal process (which requires Java). I need to run this in a Linux terminal server (it's an Amazon EC2 instance). I installed Wine, but now I need to install Java. When I try to ...
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wine vs wine64 binary on 64-bit Ubuntu

Installing Wine provides me with two wine binary executables that I can use to run programs with: wine and wine64. How do they differ and where should I use each of them?
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KakaoTalk with Wine

I recently installed KakaoTalk through Wine. Everything installed without a hitch, but the program cannot run. An error dialog pops up with the message "Your system is not supported". Does anyone know ...
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How to add a printer for a program using wine?

I use one program in Wine which needs printer to work with. But currently I don't have a printer, and installed cups-pdf. When it comes to print the program says you are using a virtual printer, ...
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Wine install: File properties (Detail view) not available in Office 2007

I've installed MS Office 2007 using Wine. The programs run fine, but when I want to open a file from within MSO, I can't see the file properties (Detail View: creation date etc). The columns are all ...
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How to remove GoforFiles from Wine?

GoforFiles is some kind of annoying search engine addition to Windows which likes to install itself. I searched the internet and there are some howto's for windows but it sits in my Wine on Ubuntu ...
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How to get Pearson eText to work on Ubuntu? (13.04)

Upon upgrading, I am having trouble getting Pearson eTextbooks to display on Ubuntu 13.04. When trying to access the web textbook on ubuntu Firefox, it gives "Error #2046". If I try using wine, it ...
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How to make a wine shortcut for an .application file

I have a windows app that uses the .application extension. I can open it in Thunar by double clicking it, or R-Click and open with rundll32. I want to create a .desktop shortcut to open this so I can ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Dosbox through Wine?

My old DOS game (Tomb Raider I) installs and then runs fine with Wine by making use of Dosbox. Everything works (keys, audio, full screen) but I am unable to adjust the resulting screen resolution. ...
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How do I install python in wine? I keep getting an error

Please help! I've been searching google, forums, and have yet to find a solution. Here is the output from my terminal: 2013-02-25 12:57:05 (1.01 MB/s) - `pywin32-214.win32-py2.6.exe' saved ...
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Netflix Custom Wine usable with other programs?

I noticed that the WINE installed to run the Netflix app found here installs a custom WINE along with the full Mono and possibly .NET . I have been having chronic problems getting the program Reply ...
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Is it possible to adjust the lfHeight and lfWidth of Arial in Wine?

I have a text scaling problem for the Arial true type font in Wine 1.5.17. I have narrowed it down to the values lfHeight and lfWidth returned by EnumFonts. I'm getting lfHeight = 100 and lfWidth = ...
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Error while installing wine

While trying to install wine on my computer, I got the following error: $ sudo apt-get install wine1.5.1 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to make Nike+ Connect software work in Ubuntu. (Nike GPS Watch)

I am owner of nike+ GPS watch and unfortunately, software (Nike+ Connect) for uploading my running data to Nike+ webpage is made just for Mac and Windows, I tried to install it on Wine but it seems as ...
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How to use custom fonts for a Wine application?

My windows application needs specialized fonts. The fonts ship with the application so I don't need to download any extra fonts. When I installed the application it automatically installed the fonts ...
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Mounting iso images to play on wine

I would very much like to be able to mount iso images on my file system while getting wine to detect them as if they were real cd/dvd images inside the cd/dvd drive. As of this day I haven't been able ...
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How to fix wine apps that have a white background in unity tray

Many Wine apps and also some Java apps like Evernote or JDownloader appears in Unity tray with an annoying white background. Is there a way to solve this issue? Here is a screenshot about it:
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wine program not running in fullscreen

So I'm fairly new to wine, and I'm having a problem with a few programs that don't want to run in fullscreen. The menu bar remains, the mouse doesn't move all the way to the left and the gray bar at ...
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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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How can I remove netflix-desktop to get the HD option back on Netflix?

I installed pipelight using this tutorial to watch Netflix using firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything went well. After a couple of weeks and because of lagging problems watching HD stuff on Netflix, ...
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How to restore wine windows after alt+tab to show desktop

I'm using a program via Wine and everything works great. But every time press alt+tab and select "show desktop" i cannot maximize my wine application again. If i press alt+tab again and select my ...
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Picasa installed using Wine is unable to access some NTFS partitions?

Recently I installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine. After performing a Wine configuration I was able to access all the images in the NTFS partitions on my hard disk. I performed Wine ...
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Getting HDTracks music download application working under wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

Good people: Does anyone here buy music from HDTracks, using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit? In 13.10 32 bit I used to be able to buy music using their Windows application under Wine, but now when I try, I ...
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Wine Installation problem after apt-get update

Since a sudo apt-get update, wine is no longer recognized by Ubuntu (as if I removed the package). I decided to clean it completely and tried to install Wine again without success. OS : Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Is the window manager handling Wine applications differently?

I'm not exactly sure how to explain this; perhaps it is a bug. On some applications that a launched using Wine, if you switch window focus away from them, you cannot get the focus back. For example ...
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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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Gaming on Ubutnu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing its hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: Ubuntu ...
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Run Adobe CC Programs in WINE?

Is it possible to install the Creative Cloud on WINE? I tried to run it using default settings and it crashes instantly. Was hoping someone got this working. Right now I dual boot Win and Ubuntu, and ...
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Compiling error checkinstall

Hi I wanna compile my first package (Wine) under Ubuntu (it's also my first day with this OS). I ran ./configure and make, no errors. But when I did checkinstall then I got this back: ...
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Executing *.exe file from mounted ISO. No permissions

I'm trying to run *.exe file from ISO that I've mounted, but I can't. Wine says "Access denied". Any ideas how to receive permission to run this file?
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Privileges Denied : Trying to Change setting of an application

I am a newbee, i've installed wine-1.6.1 (following , Can Wine support Office 2007?). Later i did install IDM successfully, right clicking the .exe file and choosing "open with wine windows program ...
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Eve-Online and wine 1.7, Alt+Tab issue [Help]

I have issues with running eve on ubuntu. When I execute the following code in a terminal I get issues. wine eve.exe The launcher starts and I login. As soon as I click on play, a new wine window ...
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Is there windows Bluray player software that runs on wine in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm looking for bluray player software that I can run through wine in Ubuntu 13.10. I don't mind paid software. The reason I'm looking for WINE and not native is that, as far as I can tell, there are ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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13.10: Partial upgrade created held broken packages

After the last upgrade yesterday some weird things happened. The update uninstalled netflix-desktop, wine and PlayOnLinux and I have not being able to install them again from the terminal nor the ...
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Is there a native Ubuntu version of Mario Forever?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I also have wine. I was hoping that there was some version of Mario Forever that does not require wine. Is there any such version, and if yes, does anyone have a link or ...
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Can not connect to USB storage device with sofware through Wine1.6.1 on 64bit ubuntu 12.04LTS

Would apprciate any help on this matter. Can not connect to USB storage device with sofware through Wine1.6.1 on 64bit ubuntu 12.04LTS. The device is like a mass stroage device. It is storing GPS ...
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Games stutter on windowed/dual monitor

I've noticed a problem with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, where games will stutter when I run them windowed and with my second monitor on. Let me elaborate. I have one game running natively, ...
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Serial Number Field Disabled - Office 2010 - WINE

Ok so I managed to run msoffice installer on my ubuntu.. but I just have one small problem.. I can't choose the serial number field.. I click on it but nothing happens, Tried multiple installers .. ...
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Wine shows 0 Disk Space

I am using wine to install Matlab but wine is showing that there is no disk space in your drive. But i have still more that 50 GB free space in my drive. I used matlab 2011 setup also to install but ...