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 do I play a game i installed by disk?

I installed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with Wine and it installed correctly but I do not know how to launch it. It comes up with an error that I do not have the disk inserted but I do. I am ...
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Heavy CPU usage with LTspice on Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit

I currently have LTspice IV installed on my ubuntu 12.04 32 bit machine through wine. I have no major problems running the actual software, but the thing that worries me is how much CPU power the ...
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Potential and possible damage of executed Windows Applications through Wine environment in Linux?

Related to this recent Question: Can a Windows virus transfer to Ubuntu? and JFA's comment, which is not only an interesting, but also a valid one: Can you also get a Windows virus by running an ...
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Does running Office 2010 through Wine add a significant performance overhead?

Say you have have a computer with a data sheet similar to this CPU: 1.1 GHz Dual-core Intel Celeron Processor 847 RAM: 2GB HDD: 320GB (5400 rpm) According to the minimum requirements in Windows ...
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How can I open a OneNote File?

I am not precisely looking for an alternative for Microsoft Office OneNote. I have received a really important file and I need to open it, it is a OneNote file (.one extension). Also whenever I try ...
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New Ubuntu user: What is the repository? How do I access it? How do I find and use WINE? [duplicate]

I just started using Ubuntu yesterday because Windows has been nothing but headaches for nearly 20 years now. There are only a few Windows-based applications I want to continue using, and it seems ...
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Business Software [closed]

I read that Ubuntu Linux will work "right out of the box" as an operating system for business software, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory control, etc. I use Business Vision, and am ...
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Error installing wine

When I install wine, I get this. I have ubuntu 13.10. I am connected to the internet, I am posting this with the same computer. I have no proxy. Fixed. I the source to the Main not US ...
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Wine not working

I am trying to run/install an exe file with wine. When I try to install using "Open With Wine Windows Program Loader" nothing happens. When I try in terminal (i.e., wine filename.exe) I get the ...
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trying to get Wine working, winetricks not showing in app launcher, winetricks asking for prefix but gives no options

So I'm pretty newish to Linux in general. Dabbled a few times before. I want my Ubuntu to replace windows for gaming. So I installed 14.04, and am trying to get Wine to work. I installed it from many ...
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Is it possible for me to install Sims 3 using Ubuntu 13.04

I would like to install all my Sims 3 again on my Pc im new to ubuntu and i have tried PlayOnLinux and Wine they don't work I can download it but i cant play on it, it says there has been an error and ...
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Eve-Online and wine 1.7, Alt+Tab issue [Help]

I have issues with running eve on ubuntu. When I execute the following code in a terminal I get issues. wine eve.exe The launcher starts and I login. As soon as I click on play, a new wine window ...
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Does Evernote update when installed under Wine?

I am considering to install Ubuntu on my PC. Evernote is an essential, irreplaceable app for me, & I only use the desktop client because all my notes are local. I learned that Evernote for Windows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Wine, Windows XP and a Microsoft Access Application:

This is what I have: A pc running Ubuntu 12.04 (with wine installed via apt.) A second pc running windows xp sp2 (with a shared folder called SFP). What I have done so far: Too many ours reading ...
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Install a newer version of wine [duplicate]

I am an Ubuntu newbie having just installed Ubuntu 13.10 in a 2007 emachine. All the native apps seem fine, but the Wine provided in the Ubuntu Software Center, Wine 1.4.x, is not running the programs ...
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Still cannot install Halo: Combat Evolved

I have been trying all week to install Halo: Combat Evolved on my laptop. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and Wine 1.6.2. I insert the game disc into the disc drive and it loads. I start setup and ...
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Is there windows Bluray player software that runs on wine in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm looking for bluray player software that I can run through wine in Ubuntu 13.10. I don't mind paid software. The reason I'm looking for WINE and not native is that, as far as I can tell, there are ...
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Wine exists even after purging

I am trying to build and install the development release of wine i.e v1.7.0-15 from source. First I tried to install it by executing cd ./wine1.7.0-15 ./tools/wineinstall Which gave an message ...
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Winefile copy and paste option. Can't find paste

Nothing more to say. I right click a file and I see "copy" and "cut" then I go to the destination folder, right click, ... where's paste??!!! I searched the menus on top. Nothing. I tried ctrl+v. ...
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What is Wine doing when it says, “The Wine configuration in /home/user/.wine is being updated, please wait…”?

When I am using Wine or changing its preferences, I often get a pop-up that says, "The Wine configuration in /home/user/.wine is being updated, please wait..." It stays there for a minute or two, and ...
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Sterio Mix in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've been wondering if in Ubuntu, I can "spoof" another microphone that is actually the Speakers and the Microphone fused together. My audio card supports this. What I mean is, for example, If i'm on ...
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Install Wine 1.7 on 12.04

I can't install wine1.7 on ubuntu 12.04. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait ...
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Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL

I have installed Sketchup on my computer with with WineTricks, however this time I get the following error message when I start sketchup (after the intro window): I googled the error and found out ...
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diablo 3 won't start after add optirun prefix

I've been trying to run the Diablo3 in the ubuntu 13.10 for a while now, sadly without a success... My problem is, that i can't run it with optirun. If I just type wine ...
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I loaded a program in wine and I cant find it

I am running 12.04 and used wine to install Rosetta stone. It loaded correctly but now I cant find it. It did not create a desktop icon and it doe not show up when i search for it or when I pull up ...
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Saving an excel file on a windows shared folder using wine

I'm not sure if anyone can help with this particular scenario but here goes. I am currently running MS Office 2010 (Home and Business) on Ubuntu 13.10 using PlayOnLinux. I'm able to open excel files ...
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Error installing vst using wine LMMS

I am trying to install the alchemy player plugin on ubuntu 13.10 I am using vestige in LMMS to open the .dll file. It tries to load for a second and then says "The VST-plugin ...
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Problem with adding a dll file to wine 1.6 in ubuntu 13.10

I tried to use freegate in ubuntu 13.10 but when I try to open it, it gives an error about missing a dll file . so I must add this dll to wine , but how to do that ? I searched the net but I couldn't ...
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Is this CPU usage for TeamViewer on Ubuntu normal? If so, are there any better options?

This image was taken while logged in remotely via TeamViewer to my workstation. There are four TeamViewer_Desktop processes open (why?), two of them taking a large amount of CPU (why?). I tried ...
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How to install Bad Piggies on ubuntu 12.04?

I am completely new with Wine. I haven't installed any games through Wine. What are the steps to install Bad piggies on Ubuntu 12.04?
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Wine will not install on Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit or Dell Inspiron 3421

Good afternoon community After two relentless two days of research on this issue in which I found several convesas but unfortunately nothing that solved my Wine does not install . When I know to ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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Wine sound crackling under lubuntu

When I am trying to play the game Sins of a Solar Empire longer then 10 minutes with wine, the sound is beginning to crackle. (My English is bad, I know). I use alsa for the sound in wine.
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A Wine videogame console

Would a PC-like game console with a single hardware configuration for every unit running wine on top of Ubuntu be easier for developers to "port" (more like configure in this case) games to than ...
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My StarCraft on wine 1.5.24 is on all workspaces

I use PlayOnLinux and configured it to work on wine version 1.5.24. The thing is the app is working on all workscapes, just like that So how that to work only on one? It behaves just like any app ...
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Application do not work under wine

Can anyone help me to use an application that originally works only on windows? The application name is Embroidery reader and is necessary to view .pes file for a smart sawing machine. I use ubuntu ...
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Clipboard syncronization between wine and X11

I installed Lingoes dictionary in Wine. It has a popup translator that is triggered by clipboard change. When I copy or select an item it must translate the word, but in Wine, when I copy or select a ...
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How can I add a Wine launcher to the Wine desktop?

You may or may not know that Wine has a "desktop mode" where it renders a virtual desktop in a window and renders all its windows within that desktop. You can access it through: wine explorer ...
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Q4 wine need help

i tried to download q4wine and everything went well but when i tried to open the software it gave me this: Cannot find or execute the 'wine' binary. Make sure that this binary is available by ...
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How to install Unity3d game engine on Ubuntu

I downloaded unity 3d game engine from the official website. I tried to install using this command: wine unity*.exe Done. Then trying to open I get the following error: error initializing ...
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How to install mods for Skyrim on Playonlinux? [closed]

I was successful last night running Playonlinux and installing steam and accessing my game account with my already purchased skyrim game. I am almost finished installing Skyrim. I am do not know how ...
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Issues with Wine screen resolution

Hardware: Very old Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop, onboard video, no driver support. Planning on buying a new computer soon, but wondering if this is a hardware issue which could be solved by buying a new ...
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Wine PDF association issue over Ubuntu 13.10

I want to associate "PDF XChange Viewer", one of the windows based PDF Viewer, as the default application for all the PDFs in Ubuntu 13.10. Right click over Nautilus works fine and shows the Wine PDF ...
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Installing RAGs on Ubuntu

Hullo, I'm a near complete Ubuntu noob, and even more so when it comes to Wine. I'm trying to get Rags to work in Wine, I've tried just Wine itself and I get Invalid parameter when trying to run ...
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How to start games in Steam running on Wine?

I understand that not all games will be compatible with Wine, but how do I start a game in Steam while running Steam on wine? Do i just press play?
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How to set DLL to native (Wine)

I'm currently trying to setup MathCad14 on 13.10 using Wine 1.7. Here are the instructions I'm using. In there I'm told to: set all DLLs to Native (especially msvcm80.dll). I have no idea how ...
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How can I find the ProgID of a Windows program to use in Wine?

You can open documents in particular programs in Wine from the terminal using wine start /ProgIDOpen <ProgID> <Document_to_open> This format is necessary, since calling Wine programs ...
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errors while using 'sudo apt-get update'

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131016.1)/dists/saucy/restricted/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get ...
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Regular expression problem, not finding the results I'm expecting

I am writing a script to install some things and I'm having trouble with a regular expression I am using. I have the Wine repository in my apt sources (ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa) and I am using the ...
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13.10: Partial upgrade created held broken packages

After the last upgrade yesterday some weird things happened. The update uninstalled netflix-desktop, wine and PlayOnLinux and I have not being able to install them again from the terminal nor the ...