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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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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Midi Input to Finale on Wine

I am using Finale 2012 with Wine on Ubuntu 13.04 and I am trying to connect my keyboard through a Yamaha UX16 midi to USB cable to my computer so I can use it with Finale. When I list the usb devices ...
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After loging to system HDD LED doesn't stop shine

I noticed the problem first time when the system (13.04) has crashed after trying to run WoW:Cataclysm by the wine. When logging to Ubuntu, the HDD diode begins to shine and won't stop, and system is ...
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Geting error message “ E: Unable to locate package qt3-dev-tools”

I'm trying to install Wine in Ubuntu 13.04 using the following steps: sudo apt-get install flex bison qt3-dev-tools qt4-qmake wget -c http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.6.tar.bz2 tar ...
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Spotify not playing local files

Spotify when ran using wine will not play local files (mp3's, wma's). When i open the Containing folder the files are present but when selected from the wine explorer it gives the error message: ...
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nVidia 8600M GT “Broken RandR detected”

Every time I try to run an application through wine I get a ton of messages saying err:winediag:xrandr12_init_modes Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0. Please consider using ...
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Where are Profiles stored in Wine 1.6?

I am running several programs via Wine 1.6, and I need to get into the data that they would normally store under the users profile in Windows, i.e., the "AppData/Local" folder. Everywhere I have ...
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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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GameRanger interface not usable in Wine 1.6

I recently moved from a Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04, and I play Warcraft III a lot with my friends using GameRanger. So I moved my WC3 to the Wine disk and managed to install GameRanger (after a whole ...
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Improve World of Warcraft in WINE? (GTX 660)

Before you say anything, I know I'm not going to get the same performance under WINE as in Windows. Now, I've been getting really poor performace with running WoW: Mists of Pandaria, and it's not ...
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Cannot Install Wine Windows platform loader both from Terminal and software Center

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC. I want to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, so I tried to install WINE. I tried to install from the Terminal and from the Software Center. Both times, ...
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Xbox controller won't work with Dishonered PC game (played through steam and wine)

I installed the windows version of Steam in my Ubuntu 13.04 OS because of older pc games I have. Everything works fine except when I play Dishonered, it won't detect my xbox controller. I have tried ...
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How do I use wine after downloading bluestack to my laptop?

I would like to see if bluestack is compatible. I have downloaded the program WINE and I have downloaded the program bluestack. How do I install bluestack through WINE?
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How to install apps for windows phone in Ubuntu?

I have a Nokia Lumia with Windows Phone operating system. But software like Zune can't run in Ubuntu(Neither with wine), and I have no WiFi network. I am trying to set my laptop into a WiFi hotspot ...
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Wine + Lotro + Bumblebee

So here is my strange problem. (If this goes outside of the realm of Ubuntu let me know) I recently purchased a new Samsung Series 7 Chronos which uses the Nvidia Optimus technology. I have installed ...
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Teamviewer 8 on Kubuntu 13.04 won't start

The problem is I can't run Teamviewer on Kubuntu. That problem exists for me since 12.10 and I as I remember, it was with the 7th version either. I download official package from officical web site, ...
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Blood Bowl Not Working

Blood Bowl (a windows game) is not working on computer (which runs ubuntu) even though I am running blood bowl using wine. It runs however it does not create a window. You can here the music playing ...
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Error Installing MS office in ubuntu 13.04

While I am installing ms office 10 or 13 using wine it says the following: Unhandled exception: 0xc06d007e in 32-bit code (0x7b83ae0b). Register dump: CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:0063 ...
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Dual boot remove useless options, remove boot timer, run exe. on Kubuntu

Alright so I successfully installed both Kubuntu and W7. When I start my laptop it offers several boot options like W7, Kubuntu, Kubuntu blabla and some other stuff. I'd like to know If It is possible ...
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Uplay is stuck while trying to update

I installed Assassin's Creed II using Playonlinux via Wine. The install process completed, and I thought everything was OK, but it wasn't. If I try to start the game, Uplay starts and tries to update ...
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ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) wine midi has no output

I have UBUNTU 12.04 (KXStudio version) with several MIDI programs that work well both input and output. I installed Wine 1.5.31 so I could run Studio4 by Midisoft. The program runs, accepting MIDI ...
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problem downloading origin EA please help

OK I'm really getting angry! I wanna play a computer game (Sims 3) but I have to download origin first so I could play but it says this. ----- Archive: /home/*****/Downloads/OriginThinSetup (1).exe ...
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Wine - not showing content of windows

Today I switched from Windows to Ubuntu, so I am a beginner. Few years ago I started to use a Windows program to generate invoices, so I got a lot of invoices in my archive and I need to continue ...
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No Steam Powered Icon

I installed steam using wine recently because of some steam games not working. When I installed it using SteamInstall.msi with winetricks and wine it did give me an icon but it says this Details: ...
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Wine glitch or Lubuntu 13.04?

Ok, i've been using wine to try to run windows programs (duh) well i was recently trying to run Everquest. which winehq gave a gold. It runs just fine for what i would expect for my system. but heres ...
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graphic problems with chicken invaders and epsxe

My windows vista keeps rebooting on the green bar load screen so i got Ubuntu 12.04 and installed it but i had trouble running my games and apps from vista until some guy on line told me to get wine ...
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Can't install wine

I've tried over and over, and over nothing seems to work. I always get this when I try to install Wine: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) ...
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Running GameRanger on ubuntu 12.10

I have wine installed, and I'm trying to run GameRangerSetup.exe with wine, but it shows the following message on the terminal: err:module:import_dll Library MFC42.DLL (which is needed by ...
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can't install wine in Ubuntu 12.1

I can't install Wine on Ubuntu 12.1 It worked in previous versions but with 12.1 I get a bunch of errors. When installing Q4 Wine from the Ubuntu s/w center I get: Package dependencies cannot be ...
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How to open a photo in picasa 3?

I downloaded picasa 3 using wine for my ubuntu 12.10 and installed. The problem is, I'm unable to open my photo using picasa. I'm trying "open with" with mouse right-click on the file but unable to ...
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Is it possible to run adobe master collection cs6 in ubuntu

I do video editing, music making, web design, and photo editing. I don't want to have to use another application to do what I can get from Adobe. I also want to switch to Ubuntu. I have windows 8 at ...
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64bit ubuntu 13.04 – problems with apps that use 32bit libs

Upgrading from 12.10, or fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04. Both have problems with the 32libs. Skype does not launch, and playonlinux keeps asking for opengl32 libs even after installing ...
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How can I run an extracted .exe in WINE?

I have a program called BridgeM1. It is a front-end for the arcade music emulator M1. I read at the following link ( M1 and .lst files ) that I could use this program in WINE. The problem is I'm not ...
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Getting Star Wars - Rogue Squadron working on linux

I've tried using mupen64plus and project64 2.0 under wine, but both have failed to run correctly. The video is completely blank, although the audio seems to run fine. Even when I fullscreen the ...
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None of my games are working in wine 1.5

I have been trying to download and play World of Warcraft, and play Stronghold (disk game) but neither are working. My wine is version 1.5.28. I have seen on WineHQ's AppDB that both work for others, ...
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wine install problem

$ sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for hergul: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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Online activiation within wine, port 80

I have a program that I simply received as an .exe file. Installation seems to work with wine but it asks to activate the product online. The preset is to use the Internet Explorer settings but as I ...
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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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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 ...