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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Unable to run games via Wine

Game does not work on Ubuntu via Wine, but when I try to run games via Wine on other linux distributions (e.g. OpenSUSE), it works. I don't get any errors when I run the game, but it does not open.
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How can I install JAVA in Ubuntu for wine [duplicate]

I am trying to run a Windows program in wine on Ubuntu and I need to install Java in wine. I do not know how to install Java in wine, can someone please give me directions? Thanks
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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Error on Ivona voices and sapi5

I am new on xubuntu 16.04, and using this program wine 1.9.11. I have an error, when I install the Ivona voices, later when i open text aloud, ivona said that the period of trial is expired, then ...
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Pixlr on Wine Need Help

Any suggestions on how to get this Pixlr program to work on Wine. Got this error.
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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...
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Can Wine run windows 7 apps?

I'm playing Euro trucks and it needs windows 7. However, Wine hasn't windows 7 version and the game has many bugs. I can't play that game very well. how can I do it?
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Using Windows in Virtualbox under Ubuntu

i have recently switched from windows to Ubuntu , i wanted really get rid of windows because it really sucks , since i am a web developer and designer i am using a lot f software like Photoshop and ...
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Unhandled exception in wine

During setup FLstudio 12.2, windows application with wine1.6, I always got message about unhandled exception. This annoys me, how I can setup correctly? Here is error message. Unhandled exception: ...
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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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Launch Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction with Wine from CD

I installed Diablo II Lord of Destruction with Wine on my Ubuntu 13.10. I mounted .iso file. I opened "Drives" settings in "Configure wine" and changed mounted disc to drive D:. (In my case /media/...
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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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Photoshop Freezes and Crashes on Startup

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine 1.7.51. I installed Adobe Photoshop CS and whenever I try to run Photoshop it gets to "initializing tools" and then freezes and I have to do the xkill command to close. ...
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Ubuntu firewall is blocking metatrader from install

I want to install metatrader through wine but they say that there's a firewall so they keep asking for proxy server option. How i allow it to install?
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A game with wine on full screen is giving me trouble

As you can see game is unplayable with wine on Ubuntu 16.04. I don't know how to explain my problem. When I play it on windowed screen there is no problem. I've had the same issue with outlast as well....
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Missing Applications in Ubuntu software center

I'm new so go easy as I know it may be a simple answer to most, however I came from Linux Mint and I know that the software center's are very similar. I feel that mint is easier to use, however I ...
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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. Things I have tried: ...
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How can I run an app (.exe) written in C# on Ubuntu

There is an app I need to run on my Ubuntu OS https://github.com/Jessecar96/SteamDesktopAuthenticator Is there any way to run it on Ubuntu? I tried using mono and wine, but I couldn't find the right ...
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How do I set Notepad++ as an editor on Ubuntu?

I use notepad++ from Wine. I want to set Notepad++ as one of the default editors. I tried to set it by right-clicking on a file, then Open With. But I did not see Notepad++ in the resulting list (...
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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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Unable to install wine 1.4 in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wine in Ubuntu 12.04. Before given the sudo apt-get install wine, Ubuntu updated successfully. After that I am getting below error. I think proxy error can any one of you ...
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Internet explorer in ubuntu (error while cabextracting some files)

I'm new to ubuntu. I want internet explorer to run on my ubuntu machine12.04. I used the following commands: sudo apt-get install wine cabextract wget http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/...
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MikuMikuDance on Ubuntu 14.04?

Previously I have asked a similar question, when I was temporarily trapped with 12.10. It had worked fine then, but now that I have managed to upgrade, I am finding some issues... Mainly, the GUI. A ...
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Play on Linux not working with python error

I tried to google for an hour but did not find a fix. Suggestions? I tried with the regular play on linux version and the devel verison, but have the same error. I tried all suggestions on installing ...
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Wine keeps asking for password then program freezes

I am trying to open a two way radio software program which works fine on Windows but I want it to work on this laptop using Ubuntu 14.04. Each time I click on the the exec of the program, Wine prompts ...
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How do I create a desktop file out of a terminal command?

I want to create a .desktop file to run "world of warcraft" over wine. I can run the following command wine /home/maciej/434_mini -opengl to run it. How do I do this?
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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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How to run patching program as sudo with Wine?

I've recently installed Wine on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I'm trying to patch a game I get the following error: Please run the patching program again with full administrative rights! So I tried to run ...
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Can I copy & paste Wine and Virtualbox into Ubuntu while in Windows?

Can I download "Wine" and "Virtualbox" into my Windows 10 laptop then copy and paste those applications into Ubuntu that I have already downloaded and still in my Windows 10 laptop, and with the ...
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Flash Projector wont open .swf's only black screen

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I want to be able to run .swf's file's (A game called Realm of the mad god) I use Wine to open the flash projector and then run the .swf. I get a black screen with audio. ...
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Problem installing Wine on Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to install Wine through the Ubuntu Software Center but it gives me this error the following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6: Depends: wine1.6-amd64 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) but 1:1.6.2-...
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Can't install Wine on Ubuntu. Keep getting this error message

I've tried both through commands and the software center but keep getting this error message. wine1.6: Depends: wine1.6-amd64 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu8.1) but 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu8.1 is to be installed ...
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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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League of legends

I'm having trouble installing League of Legends with playonlinux on ubuntu 16.04. I have had no luck so far with playonlinux. I manage to get to 30-40% progress on the install (sometimes more) ...
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Installing Wine 1.5: configure: error: Cannot build a 32-bit program, you need to install 32-bit development libraries

Wine Installer v1.0 Warning !! wine binary (still) found, which may indicate a (conflicting) previous installation. You might want to abort and uninstall Wine first. (If you previously tried to ...
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PlayonLinux League of Legends Crashes Updating

Hello so I am trying to install League on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid... Right now League is on 6.10 update and I am trying to find a bug in this but I only find one simple bug in all of this... And I am ...
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I recently installed Wine and Playonlinux on mythbuntu 14.04 backend and now I can't access smb shares from my front ends how do I fix?

Please forgive me, I am still a Windows user and this is my first post. About 6 months ago I converted entire home network to Mythbuntu 14.04. Today I decided to try to use Windows Media Player via ...
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How can I get MS office on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have office 2010, 2013 and 2016 and when I run it with wine I get an error when I click install. I'm new to Linux please help me Transcript of error: User runs Office 2016 setup file (...
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Unable to Install Windows Programs using Wine in Ubuntu 12.04 - Program Error

I am trying to install a couple Windows programs, but it fails. I had Wine 1.6, so I thought maybe the latest version had some bugs. So, I uninstalled and re-installed 1.4 from the Ubuntu repo, but ...
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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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Microsoft Office 2010 (Wine)

I have Wine installed. I installed a MS Office 2010 Professional Plus (.iso) file. I opened it with Disk Image Mounter, and it generated a folder for me. I went into Wine and typed the directory name ...
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How to uninstall a wine software?

I will start by saying this is not a duplicate of Uninstall a program installed with Wine nor How to uninstall a software that has been installed using wine?. I already "STFW" as adviced in the how to ...
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How do I delete wine-staging-i?

I am trying to remove wine and all of its remnants. When I use dpkg-query -l '*wine*' it tells me I have rc wine-staging-i version 1.9.10 with i386 architecture installed, but when I try to ...
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Release mouse from Warcraft 3 windowed mode on Wine

I'm playing Warcraft 3 - The Frozen Throne on Wine with windowed mode (Virtual desktop), the problem is that the mouse is grabbed on the window and I can't move it to the desktop or to other windows. ...
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Running Windows Steam on Linux (Using Wine)

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time and am trying to figure a way to play Windows games on Linux. Ive read you need to use Wine, im just wondering how exactly do I go about doing this correctly?...
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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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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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Open files in Sublime from WinSCP running on Wine

I have recently changed Windows OS for Ubuntu. As developer I really loved WinSCP on Windows and I just can't find any other suitable program on Linux. However, everything works fine with WinSCP ...
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How to setup a cdrom drive in Wine

Okay, so I installed Wine, and installed the first StarCraft, but when I try to run it, it tells me that the cd isn't in the cdrom drive (but it's already in there) and asks me to insert it. So, I did ...
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How to ensure Wine does not auto run .exe files?

I want to install Wine only for running a program, but I don't want to open any other Windows file (for security). Is it possible to ensure Wine does not execute .exe files automatically? Thank you.