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 fix installation wine on ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64 bit

I knew there are a lot of questions about wine but i can't find or fix with there answers. Can someone help me to fix installation about Wine please. Here are the command output while trying to fix ...
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How to install Windows Media Player 10 in a 64-bit architecture?

I am trying to install WMP10 through winetricks. I enter the command winetricks wmp10 and get this output: ~$ winetricks wmp10 You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, please ...
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Wine application title bar hidden inside system title bar

How can I make the wine application use its own title bar instead of being hidden behind the system title bar. Problem i am facing is with sumatrapdf.
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Ubuntu 15.04 PlayOnLinux Evernote can't edit notes

Just installed Ubuntu 15.04 (yes, I know that I'm a slowpoke). On Ubuntu 14.10 I was using Evernote via POL and everything was OK. Now I have a weird problem. Everything is synced. I can see a list ...
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mono package for wine

I have an installation of wine on my Ubuntu 14.04 (minimal) system (with xfce): sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends wine I wanted to run .NET applications with it. When I use a GUI (File ...
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I need help installing Fluke Smartview for IR images, Wine

I'm working with thermographic camera Fluke, and i need help running the viewer for such images on my Xubuntu 14, using Wine. The program needs .NET framework 4, and it says is already installed... ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ping spikes

I realized have been getting ping spikes while playing the game League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. So I decided to ping google.com and check if I have been getting ping spikes outside the game as ...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find brick via WiFi

My Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find the EV3 brick via WiFi. The strange thing is, it works in a fresh install of (X)Ubuntu in Virtualbox on this computer, same version. I think the problem ...
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Programms I use download much slower than they could

I'm installing LoL on my computer, but instead of downloading with 50 Mbit/s that are available the patcher only uses 64 kbit/s. The same thing happens wit Steam. But Firefox or my torrent-program are ...
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Getting undertale sounds to work correctly

I have a chromebook, and I have installed crouton on it with Unity. I have put the game Undertale on there and it runs flawlessly except that the sound isn't playing back properly - It sounds like a ...
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(Ubuntu 15.10 64bit) Missing :i386 dependencies libglib2 and libgtk2

when I try to install certain 32bit programs like in this case Wine, from the Software Center or from the WineHQ repository, or for example PCSX2 I get errors for missing dependencies. When I try to ...
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Steam on Linux OR steam on wine?

I've been looking and got no answer, if you somehow know the answer please tell me. Okey, so I've been playing games with steam on Linux for a while. Maybe it's my PC or something, and it's not ...
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Office Templates in CrossOver Office

I have a very specific problem. I am a policy debater, and I'm trying to install a Word template called Verbatim http://paperlessdebate.com/verbatim/SitePages/Home.aspx on my Chromebook for ...
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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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How to install ade 4.5 on Ubuntu?

When i first tried to install ADE 4.5 on wine and that did not work then i installed play on linux and that didn't do anything. If there is any way to install it please post the instructions.
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My wine is gone!

I am on ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bits I was trying to Install an older stand alone version of flash player so i searched forums and someone suggested i ran this command.. ~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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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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Sha1sum Mismatch! Clarification

I just started using Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get Wine up and running. By using Winetricks I'm trying to install some software and I keep getting this error message: http://i.imgur.com/l65jhSa.png ...
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How to run WineTricks in 32 bit mode on a 64 bit system

I am using WineTricks to install some DLLs, but I'm encountering this problem when installing .NET framework: So, how do I run WineTricks in 32-bit mode?
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Is there any way to get AutoHotKey or IronAHK working?

I am very interested in getting AutoHotKey, the windows program for automation of keystrokes, working under Ubuntu. So far I have installed Wine, but am unable to use any of my previous windows ...
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No wine menu after staging installation

My Ubuntu is 14.04LTS I've recently installed winehq-staging (I had winehq-devel before and I had Wine menu) and my Wine menu disappeared. I've tried alacarte, and my menu shows up there, even all ...
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can't install wine ubuntu 14.04

I get this error when I'm trying to install wine cent@cent-Inspiron:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Any BIM (Building Information Manager) in linux?

I'm looking for B(uilding) I(nformation) M(anager) software in linux. Something like Revit, Archicad, Allplan, Tekla, Bentley RAM. All that won't work in wine (under linux). It really doesn't matter ...
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Evenote using Wine does not work on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to run Evernote using Wine, but it seems it is not working properly. Although the program launches, I am getting the same GUI where it is not possible to edit my notes: The problem is ...
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apt-get -f install is trying to remove sudo

I was trying to get a program to work, and installed a different version of wine that overwrote the version of wine I already had. (That version ended up not working) So I tried installing the default ...
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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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Can Microsoft Office Programs be opened by default instead of Libre Office?

Folks. I finally convinced my sister to drop Windows at her small business and go Ubuntu. She complained, though, that she does not want to use Libre Office and is willing to use Microsoft Office ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Wine + Alt

I have clean installed Ubuntu 16.04, wine 1.9 and Steam (non linux version). I want to launch Space Rangers HD A War Apart (and some other game), but there is one problem... when i press ALT key - ...
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Getting Vineyard to create prefixes in 16.04

Running on ubuntu 16.04, I installed wine with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel That gave me wine 1.9.8. And then vineyard with the ...
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Open with “Wine Internet Explorer” option left in Shutter after removing Wine

I installed the latest dev or stable version (I don't remember which now) of Wine using their official repository but then didn't need it any more so removed it, but now I have found that strangely ...
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how to integrate wine with unity icons automatically? [16.04]

In my previous ubuntu, using ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa, apps run with wine would automagically be shown with nice icons in unity launcher. In 16.04, using ppa:wine/wine-builds, I installed wine-devel but ...
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Unable to install Wine for Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I tried sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel but it shows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Unable to locate package ...
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Windows game running on playonlinux/wine asking me for CDROM

I have the iso and I have the CD in the drive yet the programs keeps asking me about the CD I tried to make a drive in winecfg and link it to the iso file but it didnt work :/
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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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playonlinux problem for world of tanks installation

I installed Play On Linux, because I want to install World of Tanks game. But when this game installation process starts appears this error which is in print screen. What should I do in this ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend

My operating system is ubuntu 16.04, but when I run a ELF 32 bit version program, after running, the program is hanging all the time as the picture shows. Then I close the window, showing the message ...
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Cannot uninstall wine

Just as the title says I've been trying for about an hour now to uninstall wine, and no matter what I try I can't seem to make any headway. I keep getting this error:: $ sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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Wine1.7 cannot be uninstalled completely

I uninstalled Wine 1.7 by apt-get remove wine1.7. But I found the programs I installed in .wine can still run. How can I uninstall them?
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How to use psiphon in ubuntu?

Have you used psiphon in ubuntu? Did you get a fix for the white psiphon window showing up when wine is used to open it?
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How to fix trouble install wine in ubuntu 16?

I meet a trouble when I try to install wine, like this : http://imgur.com/a/kcX3C . Can you tell me where I was wrong and how to fix this trouble? I want install lastest version of wine.
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A Windows program freezes in WINE, Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and the latest package of WINE. It ran the InstallShield manager, but when I tried to run the program, it did two things. First, it asked for registration info (which I supplied, ...
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My ubuntu 15.10 packages uninstalled accidentally . How to get them back again?

I am new to ubuntu and I was trying to install wine1.7 in ubuntu 15.10. I was following this link from the ubuntu forum while facing problems in installing ubuntu... Wine 1.7 not installing on ...
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How do I remove TeamViewers notification that it is still running in the background?

There seems to be a bug with the current TeamViewer implementation on Linux where it shows a Windows-looking "balloon" type notification informing the user that TeamViewer is still running in the ...
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Improve GUI appearance of Wine applications

In many cases Windows programs run ok in Wine, but there is still the annoying problem of their appearance. How to make things look better in Wine, especially fonts? P.S. feel free to edit this ...
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Wine won't open .exe files?

I'm a big noob to ubuntu and having to run wine with windows applications, but I'm trying to download some indie games and 99% of them come up with an error message that insufficient data is not ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 on Ubuntu

I have a Left 4 Dead 2 Windows installer in exe. My other games were installed by "PlayOnLinux" app, but there is no L4D2 version, or any sign that it will be avaliable in the future. I also didn't ...
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Multiple points of failure running World of Warcraft with Wine 1.8?

I am trying to get World of Warcraft 6.2.4 to run on Ubuntu 16.04. I've solved a couple of problems already by updating Wine to 1.8. I have tried using Wine in XP and Windows 7 "compatibility" mode. ...
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Is there a virtual machine with direct access to CPU and GPU for gaming?

Sorry for the long question. With the coming of Steam for Linux I may have been over optimistic and got rid of windows installation. The problem is that I have about 100 Steam games that are not (and ...
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Installing Wine on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to install Wine on my PC running Ubuntu 15.10, but I see in the software center there are different apps such as: Microsoft Windows Compatibility Layer (meta-package) with some optional ...