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 runs fine from .wine folder, but not from flash drive

I've done some reading on this and found out that there are some complications with Wine running on flash drives. While I don't completely understand why these complications exist (meaning that I'm a ...
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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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Problem in installing wine 1.6/wine 1.7 on ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I am trying to install wine on ubuntu (13.10v). I have run the following commands:- 1) sudo apt-get autoremove. 2) sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 libglib2.0-0:i386 libsm6:i386 \ ...
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How to recover focus after losing it while using Wine

Sometimes when using Wine, specially with Games, doing ALT+TAB will make the system loose either keyboard or mouse focus over the current active window. With this I mean that for example, if I do ...
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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Which is the best windows emulator for ubuntu 14.04?

I have wine installed on my system but is not able to run games like prince of persia the two thrones, Grandmaster (chess) properly. Hence, I'm looking for other options. Even with wine, is any ...
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Wine throwing errors since going to 13.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, running any program in Wine produces the following errors (via CLI): wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00000000 at address (nil) (thread 000f), starting ...
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Why is one of my Wine versions missing the `bin` folder?

I'm using PlayOnLinux to run a variety of old games. I decided to try to multiplayer one of them today, and was met with this: err:winediag:IcmpCreateFile Failed to use ICMP (network ping), this ...
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Problem with running application supported with microsoft .net framework 4.0.30319

I have an application which i want to run with wine in my ubuntu. I installed wine properly and also all the dlls and support files. But i am unable to open my application. It shows always an error ...
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Did wine installation delete part of my GPU driver?

I was installing wine via USC, and it pop up window: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ughdf.png i hit install... (did i needed to uninstall manualy that package) and then dislplay dimmed,and System monitor ...
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Wine dxiag fails on discrete graphics (but works on integrated)

I have hybrid VGA - integrated Intel and Radeon HD 8850M. I use Linux Mint 17.1 64-bit with fglrx and fglrx-pxpress packages installed. Once I activate discrete graphics in AMD Control Center (and ...
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Universal USB Installer can't detect usb

None of my usbs are detected in universal usb installer.I am running it in wine on ubuntu.My main HD and my dvd drive are detected but not my usbs.
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Heroes of the storm Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Got an Alpha key for Heroes of the storm today and I've installed it on my Ubuntu computer. The thing is, I cannot get it to launch. Installation went perfectly, but I cannot actually get the game to ...
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What is the difference between wine(x86) and wine(amd64)?

I installed Wine 1.7.13 from PlayOnLinux to run Origin client on my Ubuntu 14.04. But the menu shows two tabs with Wine(x86) versions and Wine(amd64) versions. Can anyone explain the difference ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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I need help installing Steam on my Chromebook thru Wine

I successfully installed Crouton and Wine on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I downloaded Steam .deb file from the website and tried to install it but I keep getting this error message. "Only one software ...
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Starcraft 2 under wine

I have tried many times to install Starcraft 2 into Ubuntu, but every time the battle.net launcher loads, it its in a weird shape. I don't know what to do to fix this and any help would be ...
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How to run Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

I'm using an Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu 13.04 (it was gnome 12.04). Before I installed Ubuntu I was using "Windows 7 Home Premium" which ran pretty laggy. So I decided using Ubuntu. I took a bootable ...
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Wine isn't going away! Yikes!

I run Ubuntu 14.04 (I think) and recently installed Wine and Wine Pipelight. I have no idea what I was thinking, because now I can't get rid of them at all! I've run the purge command and tried to ...
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Help installing Final Fantasy XI from digital download through Wine

I'm a new user to Ubuntu but am learning the command line quickly. I need some help installing a recently purchased digital copy of Final Fantasy XI. I am using Wine to install the program. I am able ...
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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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Installing MS office on ubuntu 14.10

I couldn't succeeded to install office on Ubuntu 14.10. I tried using wine but I got the error: Mono does not appear to be installed I followed some trouble shooting and got the next error : ...
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How to repair Wine

I was using Wine successfully to install Windows-based programs. One day, it stopped working. When I try to open an exe file with Wine, nothing happens. I tried to resolve the problem by ...
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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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Recover Wine menus in Lubuntu 12.04

Some error deleted my Wine menus. (LX Panel was crashed by another app and the Wine menu was gone) Wine is installed but not visible in the menu. Do not flag as clone of similar questions (like this ...
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Can't run ROBLOX on Wine because of winemenubuilder.exe not found

I am trying to start ROBLOX on Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 14.10 and whenever I try to start ROBLOX, I get this wine: cannot find L"C:\windows\system32\winemenubuilder.exe" err:wineboot:ProcessRunKeys ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS cannot run .exe files with wine

so i have been downloading free games that are .exes but when i click open with wine windows launcher they just flash in the sidebar for around 10 seconds like they are trying to open and then don't. ...
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How do I run a windows exe on ubuntu natively?

I'm making an exe file that I want to be able to have run on both linux and windows, but I don't want the exe to have to run in grub. I need it to be an exe as I need it to have basically the same ...
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An error occurred while loading the archive! [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, I just installed wine 64-bit to run windows programs but when I try to open any windows software it shows an error An error occurred while loading the archive and I ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been coming through some problems since many days, 1) 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 ...
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Merge wine tray with gnome tray

Is there a way to merge wine system tray with standard tray in gnome instead of having two separate tray bars?
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How do I correctly remove items from Wine Programs menu? [duplicate]

As soon as a Windows application creates a shortcut/directory in Wine Start Menu Programs directory (in particular I do this manually by means of Total Commander and it works), it gets reflected in ...
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How do I create a 32-bit WINE prefix?

How do I create a 32-bit Wine prefix on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?
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error when installing wine from debian packages [closed]

this is the error after i use > make depend command inthe command line In file included from rtl.c:37:0: ../../include/winternl.h:991:11: error: duplicate member ‘s’ rtl.c: In function ...
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I've got an error when i'm going to start to play 'Bully: Scholarship Edition'

When I launch the game I can see main menu of one. But a window with error is showed after I press 'Story' in this menu. Here is the error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function ...
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running windows and linux steam games all in one

Hi I want to be able to play steam games that only run on windows. The way I have done this by running a windows version of steam with playonlinux. now the problem is my laptop... it's pretty crap ...
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My struggle with Adobe Flash EXE files as a new Ubuntu User

Okay, I'm new to using Ubuntu, but the only real problem I'm having, is not being able to open certain .exe files (while having WINE), due to Adobe Flash not being able to load. I have Adobe Flash ...
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How to install older version of wine?

I need to install tally in my compaq presario cq40-330tu.i installed wine from the app market .and installed tally anr tried to launch using wine , it showed "error! out of memory" , on checking other ...
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unable to install gnome and wine broken package in ubuntu 12.4

I have Dell Vostro 3443 laptop. It has a certified pre-install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit by manufacturer. I have quite lot of software on it, updated using update manager. Now when I try to install ...
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Automake does not find pkg-config macros

So I have found that update to a Wine issue regrading Qt5. The fix calls for me to compile and install Mesa 10.4.1. I got the source from git. So first I downloaded/installed the proper ...
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Pokerstars Download Using Wine

I have downloaded wine 1.6 from here: https://www.winehq.org/download/ubuntu I then downloaded the pokerstars from here: http://www.pokerstars.net/poker/download/ Both downloads went fine (I think) ...
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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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Cannot install wine because of broken dependencies

I'm running the latest version of ubuntu 64 bit (14.04) on a computer that is only a few weeks old. I can't install wine with the software center or the command line. I have tried every simple fix ...
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Advanced BAT to EXE Converter 2.92 fails to load completely with Wine or Ubuntu

I installed Advanced BAT to EXE Converter 2.92, I have wine installed. When i run the setup, It runs perfectly fine. Now when i load it, It just loads. No window is open. Or it doesnt understand some ...
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Still can't install wine since Ubuntu 14.04

I have been reading countless questions regarding issues about Wine on 14.04, and despite all that, I still can't install/compile it on my machine. While you do have a lot of duplicate questions about ...
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dockerizing a wine application

I have a 32-bit windows executable, App.exe $ cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ (x86)/App $ file App.exe App.exe: PE32 executable (GUI) Intel 80386, for MS Windows. Since wine is installed, it ...
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Server detected Error while using wine on ubuntu 12.04

I want to install one .exe application on ubuntu 12.04..this application is basically for connecting another VPN.. So, as required i installed wine and launched my application as : wine ABC.exe... ...
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How to pass file as argument in .desktop file for wine application

I actually want to ask two questions: Where can I find more about available arguments/parameters shortcuts for Exec entry in desktop files (like %U, %u, %f...) Main question, how to pass file as ...
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Installing Wine with aptitude

I'm trying to install Wine on Ubuntu Precise. I'm used to using aptitude for package management, so I tried to use that to install Wine. When I do that, I'm told I have to resolve dependencies that ...
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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 ...