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 to run Windows Skype on Ubuntu using Wine?

I'm trying to use Skype on Ubuntu. I tried installing it in Wine. Installing it went fine, but when I try to login, it gives me error code 1814; resource name not found. What can I do to fix this?
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Problem running battle.net in wine 1.7

So, using 14.04 LTS, I ran the command shown in this link, to download wine 1.7, and the battle.net client, and everything installed fine. The problem is that a necessary dropdown menu won't work. To ...
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Unability of opening documents in Microsoft Word 2010

I am not able to open certain documents in Microsoft Word 2010. When I double click on the document there is a program error displayed saying The program DW20.EXE has encountered a serious problem ...
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ies4linux installation is failing

Unfortunately I need to install and use IE...I'm using that guide given here. But from terminal when I try so launch using ./ies4linux I always obtain this error: The program 'ies4linux-gtk.py' ...
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WINE Keyboard Bug. (Keys are Stuck for a few seconds and then release) (Gaming)

So I have an issue with WINE where if I play a game, the Keys time to time get stuck and do not appear to depress in the game. If I hold W for lets say X seconds, it will sometimes stay pressed for ...
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Why wine VLC application is repeating many times on right click menu of any video?

After installing VLC media player in wine whenever I right click any video VLC media player 2.1.5 is appearing 3 times as shown in picture: How can I solve this problem?
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Can I edit a link to a .exe's target

I recently installed the original Half Life and was installing a mod for it when I encountered a problem. The tutorial for installing the mod says to create a short-cut to the original hl.exe and add ...
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Spotify in wine opens with black screen

This is what I'm seeing I have installed the windows version of spotify in ubuntu version 15.10 using wine but when i try to open it using the desktop shortcut I get a title bar saying spotify and a ...
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Wine overrides for FONTSUB.DLL not working

I have been scouring the internet for about 4 hours now and cannot get this working! I am just trying to install Navicat Premium 11 x64 using Wine. Each time, I have ran winecfg and set up the ...
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Linux noob having problems on games freezing on Steam

I've heard of AMD drivers,I don't know if that's something that already comes with Linux(Ubuntu), I tried it, and I think that I'm probably doing it wrong it's not working. Every time I try to play a ...
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Whats the best distribution Linux to use in a USB Persistent?

i would like to know wich is the best distribution to use in USB 3.0, i would like to use Linux in computers to show some one how is it working and how easy is to use Linux, i try to use Ubuntu but ...
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How to install HeidiSQL on Ubuntu

I have been using HeidiSQL (an open source GUI for MySQL / MSSQL) on Windows for a while now. However, as I'm moving to Ubuntu for development, I'd like to continue using HeidiSQL. The website states ...
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wine Direct3D 10 is not supported on this GPU with the current shader backend

Hi i am trying to paly NFS2012 with playonLinxu . i am geeting error winediag:dxgi_check_d3d10_support Direct3D 10 is not supported on this GPU with the current shader backend And debug log ...
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I am trying to install . exe file with wine and getting error “unable to find JRE 1.5.0 or later version in your system”

in the errors.log it says this : "Sat Jan 16 21:08:16 2016 Unable to find JRE 1.5.0 or a later version on your system. Sat Jan 16 21:08:16 2016 Please install the JVM and re-start this installer." i ...
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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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Far Cry doesn't start

I downloaded uplay and I redeemed a Far Cry 4 code. When the download was finished I pressed play and this happened: What can I do?
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PlayOnLinux Missing OpenGL 32 Libraries (nvidia-358, ubuntu 15.10)

When launching PlayOnLinux on (x)Ubuntu, nvidia 358: it cannot locate the OpenGL 32bit libraries.
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“skype can't connect” error using wine

I've been trying to get group video chat working on skype on ubuntu 15.10. The problem is, it is not supported in skype 4.3 (current linux release). I have been trying to run newer versions of skype ...
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15.10 - unable to run 32bit wine

I have been trying to install wine on my 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 today and ran into some problems. I installed simply by running sudo apt-get install wine Now the issue is that I can't run the wine ...
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Is it safe to install old libraries? Wine issue

I'm trying to run Medal of Honor Allied Assault on my xubuntu 14.04 box. Yet, I get the following error: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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Program error while launching setup.exe (from wine)

This is the error I'm getting while trying to execute "setup.exe" of a program that can control Thermaltake Challenger keyboard (using this program, I can change the macros and stuff). Any ideas ...
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How do I install tuxLoL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I installed League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It installed, but when I click the launcher, I get an immediate bug splat. I'm following instructions how to fix this problem but this one came up ...
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Wine video quality

Have a IPCamera client (Vstarcam Super Client) that is running under wine1.8-i386. The system is Lubuntu 14.04. I can't find intel-linux-graphics-installer_1.0.3_amd64.deb so running under stock (in ...
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Wine font scaling fails in MDI windows using higher DPI setting on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm using the application DNA Master for a class which looks like it's built as an MDI application on the MFC framework. For some reason font scaling doesn't seem to work properly in the embedded ...
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How do I get RMS Express to work in Wine/Ubuntu14.04

RMS Express is a free application from Winlink 2000 used in ham radio. It runs in XP and up. I have installed it under Wine 1.7 but components of the application do not run. Research shows it ...
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WINE 1.3 with Amazon Kindle

I am experiencing problems getting Wine/PlayOnLinux to work with my Amazon Kindle Account. Firstly, I installed Wine/PlayOnLinux downloaded Amazon for PC and Wine picked up the exe. After ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been having some problems since many days: When I play counter strike, and if I press the UP or DOWN key of VOLUME, the game hangs. It freezes. The music in the background still plays, and ...
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how to map joystick buttons to keyboard buttons using joy2key?

Tthere isn't much documentation on it i'm playing a game on wine and it don't detect a joystick so i want to use joy2key to map joystick buttons into keyboard buttons but cant figure out why exactly ...
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How to fix Sketchup in Wine when tool starts, but displays empty workspace?

I've installed wine 1.6 and winetricks in an Linux Mint 15 system, then downloaded the latest Sketchup2013 'Make' Windows-Installer and installed through wine. I've prepared the wine environment with ...
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Wine sound is played way too fast and crackles horribly

Sounds in my applications are played in super speed and are crackling horribly. In Spotify, the songs are actually playing at around 3x speed. I have Googled this quite a bit and all I can come up ...
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How to install and configure Wine?

I am looking for a step by step instruction to guide me in the ways of installing, configuring and debugging many of the issues new users have when dealing with Wine in Ubuntu. What is the ...
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GTA San Andreas screen issue running on wine

When I launch gta_sa.exe the screen goes blank and comes back with the screen resolution messed up. The desktop is HUGE. With the game also fully responsive I can only see the top right of the game.
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Wine problem: No such file or directory

When I try to launch wine it returns following message: /usr/cyrex/.wine: No such file or directory My account name is not even cyrex, and I tried to change WINEPREFIX, but it only works ...
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Winecfg doesn't run anymore on ubuntu 14.04

Winecfg doesn't launch anymore so my games either. I think it doesn't work since I changed the windows version on wine to windows 98 instead of windows xp. How can I change it please?
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How can I install games from disc on ubuntu playonlinux?

I'm sort of new to ubuntu and can't find any guides on how to install game discs on playonlinux. I have ubuntu 14.04 and a msi gtx 960 graphics card,I'm not sure if any of that matters (as I said I'm ...
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I can't install i386 arch on ubuntu 14.04.3

I've the same problems with Trusty. Can I receive the commands to resolve my problem ? I can't install Skype, wine and all software with 386 libraries.(Always problems of depends). I'm sorry for my ...
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How to remove wine and its dependencies?

i want to remove wine1.7 from my Ubuntu 14.04 trusty tahr. But when i typed in sudo apt-get purge wineit didn't worked i gives me package not installed so i typed sudo apt-get purge wine(tab)and it ...
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How do I install sketchup on ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

Trying to install sketchup 2016 on ubuntu 15.10 through wine, doesn't work.
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Errors when installing wine in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have followed the below procedures to install wine in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa apt-get update apt-get install -y wine However, I see the below error messages: ...
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Package dependency problems with broken packages but none listed to fix

I am trying to install wine on Ubuntu 15.04, I had it working before but I think something went wrong with 32 or 64 bit installations so I tried removing it to start again. Now I am trying to install ...
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How do i use “Can YOU Run it”

I have used ubuntu for quiet some time now, but im having issues with this program i want to use. I recently build a new computer, and wanted to use ubuntu (because its great), the problem is, i want ...
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League of legends resolution problem

I've got 1 GB Radeon R9 270X and League of legends was working fine. Recently I used a different monitor and the game seemed to adjust automatically . I went back to my old monitor and I run the ...
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Impossible to install ia libs 32 on 64 bits ubuntu

I installed ubuntu some days ago (15.04 64bits), I'm new on it. I installed bumblebee and now that I try to install Wine, Steam or Skype I always get this error. I've tried some solutions posted on ...
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I have a problem with wine and games [closed]

I have a problem when I run games in Ubuntu system using Wine program After a period of time, there becomes a problem, Become a large screen size, and I can not return to a normal situation However, ...
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How to install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu 15.10?

I am not really a fan of stable branches and have moved to Wine 1.7 as soon as it spawned from Wine 1.6 and have been using it for years without a problem. So, now, as Wine 1.8 stable has been ...
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer Download Failure

I know there's already a lot of duplicates for this, but for some reason, I just can't get ttf-mscorefonts-installer to stop bugging me with the error message. I've followed the steps from here: ...
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Cannot install Metatrader4 in Ubuntu 15 using wine

Has any body managed to install metatrader4 on ubuntu15 using wine? Because I have trouble installing it. Thanks,
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Eternal question: How install Wine in Xubuntu 14.04.03 x64?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) Recommends: winbind but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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RingCentral on Ubuntu via Wine

I'm trying to get RingCentral for Windows, working. I've got it to install and load but I have a consistent crash that no amount of googling has been able to help me with: Distro: Ubuntu 15.10 wine ...
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Pipelight Silverlight not working in Firefox

I installed pipelight and try to enable silverlight with sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight And receive the message "Plugin silverlight5.1 is now enabled". But when I go to this page ...