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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Can I play windows game using wine and/or through steam?

When I download Wine to play Windows games, will I also be able to play those Windows games through Steam? I'm very new to ubuntu and I would need an advise in this regard.
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How to install adobe after effects with wine on ubuntu 14.10?

I'm a video editor and a film maker. I want to use Adobe After effects to make graphical contents for my work. I would like to install it in my Ubuntu even while I have Windows. Can I install it on ...
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Viruses in wine? [duplicate]

The Story I installed wine some time ago, and after trying out some versions of Cinema 4D that were "free", I looked in the comments of the videos, and saw some people complaining about viruses. I ...
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How can I install IDL 8.4 from .pkg installation file on Ubuntu?

I would like to install the IDL 8.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04... The installation requires starting the Install_IDLENVI.pkg installation app. Everything I have tried so far following various advices on ...
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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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Steam not responsive in browser (Wine)

When I open up Steam through Wine, it becomes unresponsive and only partially loads the page in Store, Community and "User". But, I can access Library and click on things in it. Screenshot of what is ...
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Steam showing “No Connection” (Wine)

I installed Steam using Wine and when I try to access the marketplace and it fails to connect and says "No Connection" at the bottom, even though I am connected through a wire. I don't have enough ...
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14.04 Installing Nvidia Tool Kit Problems

Alright, I was trying to install wine and had some issues like in this post: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE I Now I got started attempting to install the stuff ...
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Importing jabref xml reference file for Microsoft word on PlayOnLinux

I manged to successfully install Microsoft Word on PlayOnlinux. I use jabref for references which can generate an XML file which can be imported into word for citation. I can do this on word on MS ...
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Problems related to Wine, ProShow Producer

Over the years, I've installed on my PC different versions of Linux, from Red Hat, Mandrake, Suse and now Ubuntu. Every time I'm a bit disappointed and I've to go back to Windows, as I'm unable to run ...
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SolidWorks on Ubuntu 13.04?

I am a Bioengineering student who works with SolidWorks and I would like to be able to run it on Ubuntu 13.04. Short of having to install Windows, what methods are available and which works best? If ...
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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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Problem while instaling wine on 64bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wine for a long time now and i tried many different ways to do it i tried installing it using terminal : sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa` sudo app-get update sudo ...
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Lubuntu and Belkin F5U103v usb to serial : can i make it work under WINE?

I have a BELKIN usb-to-serial adapter, model F5U103v. The accompanied drivers (at that time) are only for Windows XP. My question: I have Windows XP software that communicates via Belkin ...
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How can I install Visual Studio? [duplicate]

How can I install Visual Studio? I'd prefer to use it in Wine or PlayOnLinux if possible.
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Running a windows screensaver via wine [duplicate]

I'm trying to get Free Fire Screensaver to run on my Kubuntu 14.10 machine. I've managed to install it under wine and now have an .exe file to start the fire effect (which works exactly as it should, ...
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How to install from two .ISO images? [duplicate]

I mount the first one, run the Setup (it's a Windows program), and when it asks for DISC 2, I try to unmount the ISO, but it says it can't be unmounted because it's busy, which is obvious. In Windows, ...
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Wine sound problem? or Winetricks problem?

I don't know if this is the right place to post this. But I had Skyrim working over USB Flash drive before, but after like the 4th I started it up Its not working. I think it has something to do with ...
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Unable to download videos using IDM on Ubuntu

I have installed Wine and I have installed IDM on it. However, I do not get the link which asks me whether I want to download the video on the page which I get while using Windows. As a result, I am ...
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Installation with wine error

I downloaded vds 6.0 (a script type programming language for windows OS's) and now I am trying to install it in ubuntu 14.04. I looked at wine app database and I found that vds 6 works on wine. Here ...
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Adding another Wine or “Virtual Drive” to removable USB and playing games from it

I have recently installed 14.04 Ubuntu on my Chromebook using crouton. I am not much of a Ubuntu person, nor Linux. My Chromebooks capacity is 16 GB, and I only get to use about 8-9 GB. I already ...
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Christmas Shopper Simulator on Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr [duplicate]

I want to try playing a game that I've seen a lot of videos on. It is called Christmas Shopper Simulator. I got the .msi file from the site, and tried to run it using Wine Windows Program Loader. ...
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Bioshock 1/Playonlinux - can't turn 360°

I'm trying to play this game through PlayOnLinux, the graphic and the sound got no problem. However, I can not make the character turn 360°. I saw in WineHQ that this is a problem of an old version ...
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Installing wine on 12.04

Well, I wonder if I am doing the right thing. I need to install Wine on 12.04 as its not install by default, and I had use the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa And sudo ...
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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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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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Can i safely update my Bios/Uefi using Wine and what does it change? [duplicate]

I've got a Acer Aspire V5-572G. My current uefi version is 2.01, from the official website i can see the most recent version is 2.10. After extracting all you get is an .exe file and on the website it ...
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Problem updating and installing

I am new to Ubuntu , having just decided to move from windows and a having some problems . I cannot seem to install anything from the software manager , it wont even start downloading and when it ...
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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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TuxLoL says that the directory is in incorrect

me@adrian-Ubuntu:~/tuxlol-0.1-dd62ba8-bin$ mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir "~/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/LeagueOfLegends/drive_c/Riot\ Games/League\ of\ Legends/" The specified directory is invalid. ...
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How to install virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04?

using Ubuntu 14.04 I download the Ubuntu version from this link: https://virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads Ubuntu 13.04/13.10/14.04 (64bit) ...
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Ubuntu as a main operating system [duplicate]

So, I have used ubuntu about 2 years ago when I started university ,than for quite a while I had macbook (changed a few actually because I wasn't confortabler with any...) but right now, I have ...
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Pokemon Uranium Keeps Crashing

Okay, so I tried to play Pokemon Uranium using PlayOnLinux, but it keeps crashing near the end of the opening flashback scene. I googled fixes, but all I found were references to Windows and Mac ...
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Color chooser doesn't work in wine apps

Color chooser doesn't work in wine apps (for example, HeidiSQL: right click on tree item->tree style options->select session background color...). Button just do nothing. kubuntu-14.04 wine-1.6.2 ...
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Allow sudo in default guest account

I am trying to run Microsoft Office for some public workstations. I have added the following entry to my sudoers file: %win ALL=(windows) NOPASSWD: /usr/share/playonlinux/ /home/windows/.PlayOnLinux ...
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Wine Windows program loader issue with LTpowerCAD2 installation in power

I have an issue with installing of LTpowerCAD program by using Wine (Windows program loader). I downloaded LTpowerCad design tool from Linear Technology - ...
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Yardi on Ubuntu, Patric, digitalbeachbum

I am trying to run an old DOS real estate management program Yardi 4.0 on ubuntu. Has anybody done it successfully? I had read a post here from a user 'digitalbeachbum', Patric, earlier last year ...
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How to install PhpStorm in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a JetBrains PhpStorm 7.1 and I want to install it in Ubuntu 14.04 so I installed wine for windows compatibility and I run PhpStorm-7.1.exe then it is successfully installed(i guess). So when I ...
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Japanese characters show as boxes in steam on playonlinux

I have installed steam through playonlinux however Japanese characters are showing as boxes. I am not Japanese and would rather the text be English so I understand it however it is incredibly annoying ...
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wine and DiRT 3

I wanted to play steam dirt 3 on wine and it says A manually patched version of wine is mandatory (Bug 33034 ) or the game will show the "Checking Content..." screen forever. I did the other bugs on ...
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I can't install Cuda 6.5 with Wine 1.7

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I followed this tuto to get CUDA 6.5 working with nVidia drivers 340.29 : http://www.r-tutor.com/gpu-computing/cuda-installation/cuda6.5-ubuntu But now the problem is that ...
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Dualboot Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 14.04 No Windows Bootloader on grub2

So, I had Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu running fine on my laptop until Ubuntu updated to 14.10, after that Ubuntu could not load, just a Purple Screen and a Blinking CapsLock Key, so I booted into Windows ...
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Adobe on Ubuntu 14.10

I want to install Adobe Master Collection CS6 on Ubuntu. I've installed Wine. ( the newest version. What I have allready done: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Running “Internet Download Manager” via wine crashes

I have installed wine-1.7.22 Then installed play on linux too, which uses wine Then I installed Internet Download Manager 5.17 using play on linux It installed successfully, I opened it and ADD URL ...
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Xbox 360 Controller through PlayOnLinux

I am running Skyrim through PlayOnLinux and I want to get my Xbox 360 controller to work on the game. I am using Wine 1.7.11, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and whatever version of PlayOnLinux is available through ...
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how to launch Sketch Up via wine

I'm trying to install google sketchup make via wine, the installation is successful but when I click to launch sketchup nothing happens, just nothing... wine: 1.7 ubuntu: 14.04 sketch up :2015 any ...
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cannot change wine resolution

i have gotten wine in a certain small resolution so when i try to fix it the window is too small to click the "apply changes" box in the configuration window. HELP! [1]: ...
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Enable hardware acceleration in WINE

I used WINE to install Bejeweled 3 from my game disk. When I start up, the resolution is set to a low 800x600. http://i.imgur.com/bDxfvng.png When I try to increase it I get the following message: ...
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How to block internet access for wine applications?

How can one prevent specific or any wine applications from accessing the internet? When using certain applications under Windows, they were trying to access the internet from time to time without ...
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Unity3D not running on Ubuntu

I want to run Unity3d in my 14.04 via Wine. I installed Unity3d for windows from it's official website but when I try to run Unity 5.0.0f4 (64-bit).exe it shows me this message. I found one same ...