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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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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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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activation/configuration of ttys0 - ttys3

I am an amateur radio operator and love digital radio communications. I need to get my com ports functional (ttys0, s1, s2 and s3). I have been searching for a way to activate/configure these ports. ...
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Tally ERP 9 is very slow on Ubuntu

We have installed Tally ERP 9 software on Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine and it is widely used in India for accounting activities but the software is responding very slowly. If someone can suggest any ...
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can't update wine

I'm using wine 1.6.1 and want to upgrade to 1,7,13 but it always every time want update: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: wine1.7-amd64 (= ...
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Installing Wine On a different USB device to Ubuntu

Can someone please tell me how to use Ubuntu 12.10 to install Wine onto a separate USB memory stick? I've looked for hours on the Internet with no luck so far, so help would really be appreciated.
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how do I actually run Flash CS5 using wine(or virtualbox)?

I installed wine. never used it for anything. I already use flash on my other os(win 7) but don't know how to open it from ubuntu using wine. Lots of tutorial about installing wine/virtualbox but none ...
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Creating a foobar.desktop file and a Wine app icon on the launcher

This a specification of my previous question (What's a .desktop file?) where I wondered how to create a .desktop file in order to create an icon on the launcher for a Wine application. I don't ...
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Q4 wine need help

i tried to download q4wine and everything went well but when i tried to open the software it gave me this: Cannot find or execute the 'wine' binary. Make sure that this binary is available by ...
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Consistent dialog concerning wine-silverlight

I installed pipelight and as part of the installation procedure, after everything was done in terminal, an external window appeared and started automatically installing wine-silverlight. However, ...
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how to install 3Ds Max (version 2014) on ubuntu 13.04

Hell guys. I want to install 3Ds Max on my ubuntu (13.04). I have to install it on wine but I dont Know what packages have to install for install it. can anybody help me?
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How can I run Microsoft Office 2010 in Ubuntu 13.10?

As a student, I get Microsoft Office 2010 for free from my university's website. I know there are programs that let you run things like that in Linux, but I've never used them before so I have no idea ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu - how and why?

So I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1564 which has VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, and I'm not a gamer, but I want to play that old ...
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How to run WoW?

Actualy I'm new with WINE I just need more time to get it, but unitl this day come I want to play on World of warcraft on Ubuntu, but the problem it's the folder containing wow is not with windows ...
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Is it possible migrate existing programs installed in windows in Ubuntu 13.04?

I have playonlinux and wine installed and both work fine. But my existing windows 8 partition has so many programs already installed that it'd be a giant pain to find and reinstall and get keys for ...
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Run wine command from python

I have Apache that serves a web service with a python script. I trie to execute a WINE command from python, but nothing happens... command1 = 'dir > test.txt' command2 = 'wine someexecutable.exe ...
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Wine, TI Connect installation errors

I've installed wine on my laptop on a ubuntu 12.04 os, I've successfully installed spotify on my computer, and it does work. When I try to install the TI connect software it installs it, but it won'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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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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Frazer in WINE?

Just wondering if anyone successfully ran Frazer in Ubuntu 12.04 with WINE? Frazer is an inventory management software for auto dealerships, it's extremely outdated, runs off of a server which ...
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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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Can i remove starforce?

I installed TM Nation ESWC wity Wine-install want successful. but when running and presing "play" i got this: thanks for helping!
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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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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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Can Ubuntu 13.10 use QQ International without wine?

The Wine always crashes,so I don't want to use it.Can Ubuntu 13.10 use QQ International without wine ?
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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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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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Error in installing Bad Piggies game through Wine

I am trying to install Bad piggies game using Wine but the following is appearing in the Terminal: vmlinux@ubuntu:~$ wine uninstaller fixme:storage:create_storagefile Storage share mode not ...
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Wine in ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 install in my pc. When I try to install wine (all types in software center), it stuck before about 15 MB to download. When I try to install through 'apt-get install', again it ...
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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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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 ...