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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diablo2 window mode using ubuntu script

I have Diablo 2 installed on one of my drives which I would like to run in Ubuntu, but I don't want to have to go through Terminal, every time, to start it up. I was trying to create a shell script ...
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How to run a bash .sh after starting a program in PlayOnLinux?

I have a little script that needs executing every time I open a wine program. The script is pretty simple: #!/bin/bash xdotool windowmove 67108871 1440 0 How do I get PlayOnLinux to run this script ...
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Installing Wine without an internet connection on 12.04

I have an old desktop - 7 years old - without a wifi card and without access to a physical internet connection. Instead of upgrading from 11.04 to 12.04, I had to do a fresh install of 12.04 due to ...
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Can Filemaker Pro work on Ubuntu?

FileMaker Pro 12 (or any other version) work on Ubuntu? Or will I have to run a dual boot system in order to run these Windows programs?
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Can't seem to get Wine to install “Package dependencies cannot be resolved”

Just built a new computer. Been using ubuntu for years now and was naturally what I put on the new box. Tried to install Wine through the "Ubuntu Software Center" but got "Package dependencies cannot ...
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Getting the following error message in wine when I try to run Exact Audio Copy

I just recently figured out how to install wine1.5. My primary purpose is to use Exact Audio Copy without having to reboot back to Windows. I re-downloaded the installation executable, ran it, and ...
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How to remove performance lags while playing Ragnarok on Wine?

I have just installed Wine and PlayOnLinux. Its performance is very lagging when I run the game (Ragnarok) and type my username and password. How can I improve the performance and remove any ...
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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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Is there any way that I can make shortcuts from my Windows Programs in Ubuntu?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu as Dual Boot, is there any way that I can make a shortcut from one of my existing Windows programs, in my "App Draw" so that I may open it in Wine? I'm using Gnome-shell. ...
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I switched to 12.10 and my wine - adobe digital editions stuff stopped working

I switched to 12.10 and my wine - adobe digital editions stuff stopped working. I un-installed wine and reinstalled wine1.5. Now what to do about adobe digital editions? I have deleted and ...
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WinTabber not running with wine on 12.10

I tried to run this with the program from properties and below is what I get from the terminal. I looked around for a fix for it but I don't really know what to look for. I also tried installing ...
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Installation issue with safari

I was trying to download and install safari on my desktop (Ubuntu 12.04). For that I used the below: How to Install Safari on Ubuntu. Now after running the command as per above link : sudo apt-get ...
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ultrasurf is not working in ubuntu

I would like to use "Ultrasurf" software for ubuntu12.04..I installed wine, and when i'm trying to open ultrasurf with wine,some of versions of ultrasurf's saying some .dll files are missing. I ...
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installing wine without internet

How to install wine application on ubuntu12.10 without internet. I have already downloaded wine 1.4, but I don't know how to install it.Please be sure any answer for me.
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How to get crysis 2 running

I am runnung ubuntu 12.04 64bit with nvidea gtx660 the with proprietary driver version 310 installed via additional drivers I have tried a variety of things having no succsess I have got past the ...
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Unable to install wine on 12.10 64-bit

These commands did not work for me as discussed in this question: sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for shami: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Running HDD Protection

Good Day Folks, I run Ubuntu 12.04 L.T.S. on a Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 I downloaded Toshiba’s H.D.D. Protection software and it won't run in wine (wine tricks disappears)left the menu bar tab to ...
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Package dependency problems with wine

I am running Ubuntu and trying to install Wine. When I run sudo apt-get install wine, it gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.4 but it is ...
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How can i install windowscodecs using wine 1.5.19?

I'm having a hard time trying to install windowscodecs.dll with winetricks. I wish to install it in order to play "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic". Just installing the game won't work. A ...
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Help with xbox gamepad and Wine

I installed my xbox gamepad with "xboxdrv_0.8.2-1_amd64.deb" and the controller works just fine with Linux games such as Open Arena. The difficulty I am haveing is when I play DOOM64 EX in Wine, my ...
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Heroes 3 using wine?

No matter how much I read I just can't understand how to get wine to work. I'm trying to play Heroes 3. I currently have Wine 1.5.18 installed on ubuntu 12.10 64-bit, and i have a rar file with the ...
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Software center is broken and can not be repaired or reinstalled

When I open the software center, I am told that I can not use it, for it is broken, and needs to be repaired. First I try to do this automatically, as I was offered. I enter a root password, and then ...
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Moving Steam (installed w/ Wine) to another HDD without reinstalling games

Is there any way to move Steam and all of my Steam games to another hard drive without having to re-installing everything? I would prefer to keep Wine on the original drive, if possible. I'm running ...
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Starcraft 2 not displaying map in game

I installed Starcraft II wings of liberty via playonlinux, it installed fine, it starts up fine, but when I go into a game the map does not show, it is just black, but all my buildings/units/mineral ...
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Errors when opening Microsoft office

The installation process was successful but I get error messages when opening any application. The instructions I followed were from here. How do I go about it? I am using Ubuntu 10.04. The error ...
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How to alter BIOS in VAIO to allow for new battery?

I have a VAIO VGN-CR35G with 11.10 installed. I bought a new battery (not from Sony) with double the capacity but the BIOS is set for the old battery. The new battery came with a CD to update the .dat ...
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Running Skyrim under separate x session?

I am trying to run Skyrim with wine under a separate x. It runs if I just launch it normally, but the performance is terrible so I'd like to try running it under a separate x to improve performance. ...
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how to access the windows program installed uisng wine?

How to access the windows programs installed using wine on ubuntu 12.04. dash did not show as well as there was no desktop icon. any ideas
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Cannot run ds-timer with Wine

I am trying to get this program to run in Wine, it goes through the installation process, but then fails to start up. I don't have the technical know-how myself to find a workaround, it might be ...
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Unsolvable wow problems

I have direct rendering enabled on my ati radeon 4200 I have changed all of my registry and game settings to make it work correctly and well. BUT WoW still wont run past 8 fps. I honestly have no ...
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DRIconf in Ubuntu 64x plus ATI GPU or something more?

I've been trying to get Call of Duty 2 to work in Wine in Ubuntu. It gives me a black screen. So I tried the fix suggested by the wine apphq and downloaded DRIconf. Funny thing is that it can't find ...
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Abysmal 3D performance in Wine with ATI HD6950 under 12.04

Running Vanilla WoW in both Wine 1.4 and through PlayOnLinux which is using Wine 1.2.1 and performance is completely unacceptable. 3D is working fine in native Linux titles such as Bastion. Here's ...
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How can I sort out a resolution problem with Icewind Dale in Wine?

A lot of the games I like to play don't run too well on my Xubuntu laptop, so I decided that I was going to play Icewind Dale. I installed it, but when I go to play, 2/3 of the graphics is off the ...
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Wine error in 10.10

I tried to run a windows software on wine and i get this error It is an online test software, i.e it enables me to take a test online. thats the most description i can give. Any help? Please i need ...
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For what wine does not it work well with ubuntu 12.04?

I alone use wine for 2 things, to use Ares and to use games, when it had ubuntu 11.10 of 32 bits it was using " call of duty 4 modern warfare ", to traverse it did not have any problem, but when I ...
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How to install 3ds max 2009 on ubuntu using wine

I see on winehq.org website is Gold support for 3ds max 2009 application. But when I install it alert me that the .NET 2008 SP1 is error and I cannot continue to install this program.
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installing wine produces error about my internet connection

I have downloaded wine successfully using software center. When I click install it gives me an error - Some unrestricted softwares needs to be installed and there is an error with my internet ...
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How do I get Nymgo working?

I have installed Nymgo software on Ubuntu OS 11.10. Nymgo application crashes very often. I have installed this using wine. Could you tell me some methods to debug the actual cause of crashing of the ...
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Unable to connect to regular sites using IE7 in Wine

I have the latest version of Ubuntu installed one week back. I installed Wine and used PlayOnLinux to install IE7. It is successfully installed. It connects to Bing, Google and does the searches, but ...
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can't run minecraft with ubuntu or wine since update to 14.04

i have followed other available advice on minecraft, java, etc, but can't find anything that works. here is my story: for a couple years i have been successfully running a cracked windows version of ...
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Running A game problem

When i firstly ran mafia 2 game -on wine- a black screen is shown without any other progression, but lately the normal screen shown up ( i mean the intro of the game ), but the game stops during the ...
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Cannot see the wine ui

I have the wine installed in my xubuntu machine, but when i try to open something like wine configuration i cannot see the ui for the wine. when i do a 'ps -ef | grep wine' i get: 21082 ...
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Winefile copy and paste option. Can't find paste

Nothing more to say. I right click a file and I see "copy" and "cut" then I go to the destination folder, right click, ... where's paste??!!! I searched the menus on top. Nothing. I tried ctrl+v. ...
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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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Newbie need help setting up a LAN network for freelancer game

I am new to Linux, and I'm looking to set up a LAN game network from my house. I was told that Ubuntu would be a good place to start. I tried to set up an old computer, but I can't get it right. The ...
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How to install Ubuntu as the Default OS in a PC

My problem is that I want to install Ubuntu as the default Operating System but I want to format my computer (here comes the problem) I cannot enter the systems that I had before: Windows 8 Windows ...
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A few questions before I get Ubuntu

I don't really know if this is the right place to ask these questions, but I would like to clear these up. Ok, so, Ubuntu sounds awesome, but I heard it has Wine on it already? If it does, that's ...
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Unable to print from Visual Basic running in WINE?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have installed Microsoft Visual Basic using WINE but I am unable to print to lp0. I am using the following code: open "/dev/lp0/" for Output As #1 In Windows I used to use ...
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Is possible to install Windows using Wine?

I'm trying to switch to windows 8 on a desktop computer. I purchased and downloaded the digital setup (wanted an installation disk but apparently it's unavailable), but it won't open! I have wine ...
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Fifa 13 with wine 1.5 (nvidia optimus)

I installed fifa 13 on my ubuntu. its working with intel card but I need it to work with my nvidia. so I'm writing in terminal : primusrun wine "C:\program files\fifa 13\game\fifa13.exe" its ...