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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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Okay, so for starters, hi. :P I'm a -complete- Ubuntu noob, so please be gentle in your criticism, and if you find a glaringly obvious error, please point it out! :D But don't pull your hair out, ...
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How to completely install wine [duplicate]

I installed wine by doing sudo apt-get install wine and everything went well, but at the end I get the "Package configuration" and the title says configuring ttf-mscorefonts-installer and they talk ...
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Problem with installing software [duplicate]

I tried to install wine from terminal i this is what i got: liquid@liquid-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for liquid: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Error Installing MS office in ubuntu 13.04

While I am installing ms office 10 or 13 using wine it says the following: Unhandled exception: 0xc06d007e in 32-bit code (0x7b83ae0b). Register dump: CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:0063 ...
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Need some info about wine [duplicate]

I often come across something called 'wine'. I read that it is a compatibility program for other operating systems. What is it exactly and what is it used for and how?
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Set Wine application icons in Cinnamon or Gnome3

In the above screenshot you can see that I am using a Wine application, Nemo file browser & Firefox, however, I want to use a specific icon for this Wine application too! To be precise I am ...
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how can I install wine 1.4 on ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

When I try to install wine 1.4 i get this errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) pero 1.16.10ubuntu1 is to be installed ...
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Radio Mobile on Ubuntu

Does anyone have experience setting up Radio Mobile, on Wine, in Ubuntu? There is such little data online, I am really hoping some could help me with the installation on Wine. I tried to use the ...
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Dual boot remove useless options, remove boot timer, run exe. on Kubuntu

Alright so I successfully installed both Kubuntu and W7. When I start my laptop it offers several boot options like W7, Kubuntu, Kubuntu blabla and some other stuff. I'd like to know If It is possible ...
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Run Adobe CS6 from Win7 install in dual-boot?

I've got a windows machine and recently decided to add a second hard drive with Xubuntu to run a dual-boot setup. I already have Adobe Master Collection CS 6 installed on my windows HD. Is there a way ...
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How to install Dashlane on Ubuntu?

I use the password manager Dashlane on Windows. However, I cannot use the same on Ubuntu. I tried installing it using Wine but it didn't help. Can anybody suggest alternative methods?
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Cant install wine1.5 13.04

So I tried to install wine 1.5 a few times, I got 1.4 installed, and 1.6 installed oddly enough, I completely removed and purged all wine and still nothing. I installed ia32-lib and still nothing, ...
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How to change default font size in menus after Wine?

I am using Wine 1.4.1 to run MS Word 2010 in Ubuntu 12.10. Yet, the font size and menus in Word are just too small. Have a look: Is there a way for me to change the Word font size and menu sizes? ...
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Can't install Pinnacle Studios 14 on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Pinnacle Studio HD version 14 on my laptop, and I've already downloaded Wine and when I insert the installation CD, I can run the exe file. However, once that's all done with, ...
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Autorun .EXE files with WINE

I am using WINE to run several Windows-only games that I play. Currently, in order to play the game, I must locate the file in Nautilus, right click, and Open with > WINE. If I lock the .EXE file to ...
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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 Install error ubuntu 12.04.1 32-bit

When I try to install wine through terminal, it throws the error: nits@nits-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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What is the matter with wine 1.6 in PPA:ubuntu-wine/ppa?

I use ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa in 12.04. Today when I update system , it remove my old wine 1.5, but 1.6 can not be installed. What about you ? Thanks Edit: I use 'apt-get dist-upgrade' to update ...
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Run Win 16-bit Application in Wine

Xubuntu 12.04. HP Compaq nc8430. 2 GB RAM. Wine 1.4. I'm trying to run Castle of the Winds, an old 16-bit Windows application, in Wine. I've put the application in .wine/drive_c. I've added it as an ...
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Avery DesignPro in Ubuntu

Does Avery DesignPro work in Ubuntu through Wine? If so how do I launch the program? How about Avery Wizard for Microsoft Office in LibreOffice?
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Access USB Flash drive from Wine

Im trying to use recuva (a file recovery program) on WINE because some files on a corrupt USB Flash drive just did not get restored using PhotoRec for linux. The problem is, I can't select the USB ...
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Program Compatibility

I just installed Fifa manager 13 on ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't work because I need to change the program compatibility before it runs. How do I do that in ubuntu??
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Why should I prefer ppa wine over the wine in the official repository?

Looking at most (all?) tutorials on how to install Windows apps into Ubuntu, they instruct to add the ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa repository, and then install the latest wine (currently wine1.5). sudo ...
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ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) wine midi has no output

I have UBUNTU 12.04 (KXStudio version) with several MIDI programs that work well both input and output. I installed Wine 1.5.31 so I could run Studio4 by Midisoft. The program runs, accepting MIDI ...
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Please help me with Wine and other software installation

I cannot install wine on my computer and many other softwares. I have tried synaptic, terminal, and software center. I installed dependcies individually and still get this error though terminal ...
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Why do games lag in wine for me but everyone else seems to not experience this?

Everyone else in the world seems to be able to play steam games in wine just fine, except for me. I am running a brand new Nvidia GeForce 670, I have a quad core i7 920 2.67GHz, and 11GB DDR3 RAM. ...
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What is the best way to run .EXE files in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I have heard about programs like Wine that allow Ubuntu users to run .exe files. Which program should I use, and how should I use it?
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problem downloading origin EA please help

OK I'm really getting angry! I wanna play a computer game (Sims 3) but I have to download origin first so I could play but it says this. ----- Archive: /home/*****/Downloads/OriginThinSetup (1).exe ...
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Wine - not showing content of windows

Today I switched from Windows to Ubuntu, so I am a beginner. Few years ago I started to use a Windows program to generate invoices, so I got a lot of invoices in my archive and I need to continue ...
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Install Wine on Ubuntu 13.04 running from a Live USB?

I tried to install Wine on my Ubuntu 13.04 setup (running from a live USB). I desperately need Wine installed as quickly as possible as my laptop has a MBR problem that I have to fix and the only way ...
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No Steam Powered Icon

I installed steam using wine recently because of some steam games not working. When I installed it using SteamInstall.msi with winetricks and wine it did give me an icon but it says this Details: ...
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Wine glitch or Lubuntu 13.04?

Ok, i've been using wine to try to run windows programs (duh) well i was recently trying to run Everquest. which winehq gave a gold. It runs just fine for what i would expect for my system. but heres ...
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Convert files to UTF-8 without BOM

I have a file in Hebrew, which is displayed now as Gibberish. On windows, what I've done at the past, I just converted the file using Notepad++ > Encoding > Convert to UTF-8 without BOM and then ...
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activation/configuration of ttys0 - ttys3

I am an amateur radio operator and love digital radio communications. I need to get my com ports functional (ttys0, s1, s2 and s3). I have been searching for a way to activate/configure these ports. ...
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How do you make a copy of wine to a dvd?

I am trying to make a copy of wine to a dvd so that I can put it on my laptop. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Utorren't won't start with Wine

Yesterday due to a problem i had,I reinstalled Ubuntu.Before the reinstall,starting Utorrent with Wine worked,but now it doesn't anymore,I click on the utorrent.exe and nothing happens,it's like I ...
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graphic problems with chicken invaders and epsxe

My windows vista keeps rebooting on the green bar load screen so i got Ubuntu 12.04 and installed it but i had trouble running my games and apps from vista until some guy on line told me to get wine ...
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how to play games using bumblebee + wine 1.5

I recently moved to ubuntu after seeing "it supports windows games". Since i have a dual graphics card: Intel 4000 and nvidia 630m, i installed bumblebee to make use of the graphics cards ...
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Can't install wine

I've tried over and over, and over nothing seems to work. I always get this when I try to install Wine: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) ...
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Default Running

I want to make my Minecraft Skin Viewer not have to be put into the Terminal like User@ChrUbuntu~$ Wine '/home/user/Documents/MCSV.exe' I just want to be able to double click the .exe file and it ...
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Peculiar icon specification in .desktop file

I have installed a Windows program (Evernote) on my Ubuntu 13.04 system using Wine. During installation a desktop shortcut was created containing (among others) this line: Icon=63EC_Evernote.0 This ...
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xrandr reports size “not found in available modes” when coming from wine

My monitor's native resolution is 1680x1050. I can switch to another resolution with xrandr -s 1280x960 and then switch back with xrandr -s 1680x1050 without a problem. However, if I run XCOM: ...
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How to recover focus after losing it while using Wine

Sometimes when using Wine, specially with Games, doing ALT+TAB will make the system loose either keyboard or mouse focus over the current active window. With this I mean that for example, if I do ...
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Pes 2013 on ubuntu

I"m new to ubuntu and I don't know how to install pes2013. I've already downloaded wine to run .exe but the installer wizard says :"your system hasn't been modified" how can I install it ??
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Streaming Wine Audio to Twitch

I'm trying to steam some Dota 2 (via Wine) casts to Twitch using this shell script I found online: #!/bin/bash STREAM_KEY="(redacted)" FPS="30" INRES="1600x900" OUTRES="1280x720" QUAL="medium" ...
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How do you reinstall wine after upgrading?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.04. After doing this, I get this error when trying to reinstall wine:E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing? How ...
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Running GameRanger on ubuntu 12.10

I have wine installed, and I'm trying to run GameRangerSetup.exe with wine, but it shows the following message on the terminal: err:module:import_dll Library MFC42.DLL (which is needed by ...
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Run .BAT via wine cmd

I tried to run .bat file, but got unknown error: $ wine cmd CMD Version 1.4 Z:\home\setevoy\Temp\zork1>start ZORK1.BAT fixme:exec:SHELL_execute flags ignored: 0x00000100 ...
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Winetricks not in dash or menu - Ubuntu 13.04

I installed new Ubuntu 13.04 and Wine 1.5.29 trough ppa. But I noticed that on older Ubuntu versions, after installation of wine and winetricks (they install together now), there is a "Winetricks" ...
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can't install wine in Ubuntu 12.1

I can't install Wine on Ubuntu 12.1 It worked in previous versions but with 12.1 I get a bunch of errors. When installing Q4 Wine from the Ubuntu s/w center I get: Package dependencies cannot be ...