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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Ragnarok Online crashes in Ubuntu 12.10 (evolution-calendar-factory crashed) [closed]

I just recently updated my operating system from 12.04 to 12.10 and when I try to run Ragnarok Online through Wine as I usually do, though it goes well for a while, after a few minutes my computer ...
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Why is Wine not installable on my system?

So I upgraded on a fresh install to Ubuntu 12.10, not beta, and I've tried installing wine many many times now many different ways but the jist of it is this: This error could be caused by required ...
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Error while installing wine

While trying to install wine on my computer, I got the following error: $ sudo apt-get install wine1.5.1 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to make Nike+ Connect software work in Ubuntu. (Nike GPS Watch)

I am owner of nike+ GPS watch and unfortunately, software (Nike+ Connect) for uploading my running data to Nike+ webpage is made just for Mac and Windows, I tried to install it on Wine but it seems as ...
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playonlinux is unable to find 32bits OpenGL library you might encounter problem with your games

My hardware configuration is Intel core2duo 2.93GHz 4GB DDR2 RAM MSI G31 motherboard Seagate 80GB PATA harddisk I'm new to linux and I'm having this problem since few days, it was not there before. ...
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Wine virtual drive set to network location?

I've currently got all of my music saved on a NAS server, and want to play it on my Ubuntu machine as well as Windows, which works fine using Linux music software. The problem is I'm so obsessed ...
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How to give more RAM to wine Applications

Hi I think my system is not allocating enough RAM to WINE applications . I am using WINE to play games but they are loading slowly and RAM usage is normal. So how can I improve reserve memory of WINE? ...
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Picasa on WINE didnt create an icon (12.10), how to start it?

I have just installed Picasa using sudo apt-get install wine winetricks cd ~/ && wget http://dl.google.com/picasa/picasa39-setup.exe wine ~/picasa39-setup.exe It is installed, because I ...
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How stable is wow on linux? [duplicate]

Hi I have a very simple question for anyone who has played wow on Linux. The title says it all but how is wow on Linux running wine.
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World of Warcraft - poor performance

First, i havent used linux for 4-6 years. Im pretty noob to all the new stuff. I have latest ubuntu, with all the updates. And 1.4 wine. I have pre-installed WoW, on my windows partition. Im trying to ...
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Win32.Malware.Heur_Generic.A.(kcloud)

I recently started using ubuntu as my main OS, but I am sort of addicted to ms office so I installed PlayOnLinux to be able to use it. I also use Ubuntu one cloud service to make back up of certain ...
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Ubuntu on Android for Samsung Galaxy note 2?

This question is lengthy, I have to warn you. I'm generally a mac user. My setup currently consists of using mac osx and vmware (windows 7) to run one program that isn't compatible with osx or ...
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How do I run Sim City 4?

I know that it is possible to run Sim City 4 Deluxe, as this page clearly proves so. http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=10515 I have tried two different commands, and ...
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How can I install Uplay on ubuntu?

As stated in title, how can I do it? When I start Uplay it gives me an error and it's all.
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How to remove Microsoft Office icons?

I know that there are countless questions about how to install office and what not. But the issue I have is now that I have installed it onto my system (and it never worked, just fyi) I am now stuck ...
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Wine not working?

I tried installing a poker app,from this site I downloaded the file,clicked install using wine (i have the latest version of wine) The installation completed ok,but when I try to open the app,it ...
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Wine settings to correct color palette?

I have a Windows application (Kidspiration 3 Starter), that when running under wine 1.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 shows a completely distorted color palette that makes the interface unusable. See screenshot. ...
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Do I need to install anything before playing Games in WINE

Do I need to install 3D drivers such as DirectX before playing games in WINE? I have played Counter Strike using Wine , But there was errors.. What Should I do??
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How Can I Install IE8 or IE9 in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? Usually I'm surfing the web by Chrome or Firefox browser in my laptop but some website force to use IE8 browser to get ...
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Gnome Shell task switcher and Wine applications: only generic icon displayed

When switching applications with the task switcher in Gnome Shell, only the generic "glass of wine" icon is displayed. This is the same for all Wine apps I tried. Icons in the activities menu are ...
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Enable Mic in Wine ? (alsa/pulseaudio)

I'm not able to make mic work with wine 1.5 I found some suggestions but they don't seem to work. Anyone manage to fix this bug ? Reference: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1960599 ...
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Cannot access windows share

I have an accounting program specifically tailored to the IT industry, its called Fincon (exe based). It basically works on a client to server directory base system. the server is currently running on ...
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Can Internet Explorer 9 or 10 be installed on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Trying to figure out whether the Internet Explorer 10 or Internet Explorer 9 can be installed on Ubuntu or not? Has anyone tried it successfully? Can it be installed in the first place? I have ...
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I need help installing my dlink dwa-160 usb adapter on ubuntu 12.04.1?

I bought the dlink dwa-160 usb adapter a few days ago and i could not get it work. I tried using windows wireless drivers and it found the device but no communication was made. I also tried to use ...
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Install python in wine - configuring paths from winetricks?

I am trying to install Python 2.6 on WINE 1.5 in Ubuntu 12.04. (Yes, I need the WINE version, not the native Ubuntu version). I have WINE 1.5 running just fine. I do winetricks python26 Which ...
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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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How do I run “HP Support Assistant”? [closed]

Battery performance on my hp-laptop has degraded in a disastrous way. HP will only replace the battery if I give them the result from their "HP support Assistant " software. I downloaded the ...
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How can I install Visual Studio?

How can I install Visual Studio? I'd prefer to use it in Wine or PlayOnLinux if possible.
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Wine right click open is different to terminal “wine appname”

I have an application (Star Trek Bridge Commander) which runs fine on Wine when I navigate to its directory and 'open with -> Wine Windows Program Loader' from the right click menu. Unfortunately, it ...
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Running Picasa from a windows partition

Is it possible to run Picasa directly from at windows installation (on a dual boot partition) or do you have to make a installation of Picasa in combination with Wine in Ubuntu? Actually it looks like ...
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How to install vst plugins with wine

I have FL studio 10 installed on my PC through wine and it works perfect. The pre-installed vst's work but any I install (sylenth1, nexus2 and pianoteq) don't work. I have massive installed and it ...
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Wine application runs from generated Launcher, but not from console

I have installed a Windows application through wine, and it launches perfectly through the generated launcher, however, when I use the exact same commands the launcher uses, but to invoke the program ...
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Wine - YnHub port problem

I host a hub using Ynhub on Windows with port 10.22.24.228:511. I want to continue the hub on Ubuntu. I couldn't find Ynhub software for Linux, so I tried opening it with Wine. But hosting ports more ...
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Wine / PlayOnLinux dependency issues when trying to install [closed]

I am curious as to why installing PlayOnLinux entails removing seemingly unrelated packages like google-earth-stable. Is this the expected behaviour? This is the output I get when trying to install ...
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How Can One Create HUD Options For An Application Without A Global Menu, Such As A Wine Application?

I use a music notation program called Finale with Wine on Ubuntu. It is a great program, but its menus can be a bear to navigate and look for everything, especially if I know just the name of what I ...
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LS-PrePost 3.2 in Ubuntu 12.04

I just switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) and I would like to run a program called LS-PrePost 3.2 in Ubuntu. According to the documentation on their website there are several versions of ...
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Cannot run .exe files [closed]

I have Ubuntu version 12.10, when I tried (after the installation) to run for example WoW.exe, it went good. I didn't play it for about two weeks and then suddenly it doesn't open. When I try to run ...
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How to install a higher version of wine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to update Wine to the latest version? The default version of Wine in Ubuntu 12.04 is 1.4. I would like to install the latest version of wine. I wonder how to do ...
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Can't remove wine 1.4 rc5

I installed Wine 1.4 rc5. Later I realised that this wine won't work because there is no sound. I removed it using Synaptic Package Manager and installed Wine 1.2 which is the stable version of Ubuntu ...
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Starcraft II on Wine - Ubuntu 12.04

I know this might seem like a repeat question, but I've literally looked over 100 threads on how to get SC2 to work on ubuntu 12.04 through wine and none have worked. I downloaded wine new today, ...
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Program exits when building in mingw studio in ubuntu

Is anyone here who uses mingw developer studio in ubuntu? I found this arhive: http://www.iit.upcomillas.es/libroc/mingw-devstudio_linux-2.06.tar.gz I launch the program and everything works well ...
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Why does Microsoft Excel change the characters that I copy into it?

I live in Spain and I am using the English version of Microsoft Excel installed with wine on Ubuntu. The problem is that I use my laptop at work and when I copy text into excel (text that is Spanish) ...
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Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libasound2 (>= 1.0.23) Wine

I am trying to install wine 1.4 on my Ubuntu 10.04. I downloaded the deb file from Ubuntu Packages I opened the file and I get this error Dependency is not satisfiable: libasound2 (>= 1.0.23) ...
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How to use custom fonts for a Wine application?

My windows application needs specialized fonts. The fonts ship with the application so I don't need to download any extra fonts. When I installed the application it automatically installed the fonts ...
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Can someone help me install wine? [closed]

I'm a beginner in Linux and I'm trying to install wine useing yum install wine I'v tried every thing possible I'v installed epel packages and updated yum but it keeps giving me this Error: ...
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No sound in games running on Wine [closed]

I have wine1.4-rc5 installed on my Ubuntu 10.04. I tried to play Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and I got this error. Error During Initialization: Miles sound system initialization failed. Make ...
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May i have a list of games which can run fine with ubuntu and wine? [closed]

I'd like to play games sometimes when I felt tired or bore . but I don't know which games can run fine with ubuntu and wine . so may I have list of them ? one more thing behind this is my internet ...
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system-config-lvm will be removed if i install Playonlinux?

When i try to install Playonlinux, I am told (by synaptic, as well as the "Software Center") that system-config-lvm will be removed, does anyone know why?
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How can I properly add PlayOnLinux programs to the Unity Launcher?

I have a PlayOnLinux app (Evernote) that runs great, but I would like to pin it to the Unity launcher. I already have a shortcut in the Dash and I can pin that to the Launcher, but then running it ...
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Windows browsers in ubuntu for web developent

I regularly do front end development(html,css,js) and need to test websites for ie7, ie8, ie9, firefox, chrome, safari, opera in windows.I would like to move to ubuntu, but am concerned that testing ...