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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Can I reset my Wine install?

I think I borked my Wine install. Is there a way I can "start fresh", so to speak--completely uninstall everything Wine-related and start over?
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Wine, compilation failed, need some advice

Sorry for my bad English. I`m trying to compile chrisbmrs patched wine to support native D3D9: https://github.com/chrisbmr/wine/tree/d3dadapter9-wip. I've tried to follow tips from README file and I ...
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printing coupons in linux [duplicate]

I need to print coupons from websites such as coupons.com but, the website doesn't allow me to print using Linux. Is there any way around this? I heard that I can possibly do this by downloading User ...
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terminal window appears after login?

04.4LTS VERSION My system works fine but yesterday I just reinstalled Wine and in the process of installing it started responding slowly as I am unaware of that situation,started pressing ESC and ...
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apt-get packages automatically installed (by what?!) and can be removed (but I need them!) [duplicate]

apt-get is prompting me to remove these packages since they were automatically installed but are no longer required: libcapi20-3 libgif4:i386 libnss-winbind libp11-kit-gnome-keyring:i386 ...
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Is there something special about Netflix-Desktop?

When I started researching how to get Netflix to work with Ubuntu everything I saw pointed me to the Netflix-Desktop app. When I looked in to this app, it seemed to me (a relative novice) that it was ...
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Wine + Lotro + Bumblebee

So here is my strange problem. (If this goes outside of the realm of Ubuntu let me know) I recently purchased a new Samsung Series 7 Chronos which uses the Nvidia Optimus technology. I have installed ...
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How do you use wine? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Canon Pixma ip2700 printer. I tried to install it, and the computer wouldn't let me, saying it was not compatible with the current operating system. I think I don't know enough ...
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Screwed everything up after installing wine [duplicate]

Note: I'm an ubuntu noob When I try to install anything, say filezilla... I get this: I type sudo apt-get install filezilla Type in my password I get: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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simple wine issue [duplicate]

I have a wine issue. I am trying to install wine with 'ubuntu software center' but it wont let me. I recieve this pop-up and do not know what it means. please help. Package dependencies cannot be ...
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Nteflix streams really choppy

I installed netflix on edubuntu 12.04lts. it will stream movies but is real choppy. I know its not my comp unable to handle because i use to have windows on here and it ran fine. Is there any fixes ...
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Installing Netflix in Xubuntu, any luck?

I am working in Xubuntu right now, and am having a tough time installing the Netflix Desktop. I have tried the method mentioned in this video, which from my understanding, is simply the only way to ...
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Wine install: File properties (Detail view) not available in Office 2007

I've installed MS Office 2007 using Wine. The programs run fine, but when I want to open a file from within MSO, I can't see the file properties (Detail View: creation date etc). The columns are all ...
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Netflix desktop and Wine

Is there a way to reliably install Netflix desktop and the full version of Wine? I want to be able to use Netflix, but also have a full-functioning wine install. How would be the best way to do ...
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Virus creates files in desktop

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. There are some weird files appears in my desktop, I googled some file names, and I found dghv.exe appeared in a list of virus. ...
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Issue on installing wine on Ubuntu 11.10

I have installed wine on my Ubuntu 11.10 using apt-get install. In between installation, that process was stopped unfortunately. I don't know that whether wine is installed or not. But, it didn't ...
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How to remove GoforFiles from Wine?

GoforFiles is some kind of annoying search engine addition to Windows which likes to install itself. I searched the internet and there are some howto's for windows but it sits in my Wine on Ubuntu ...
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Install wine1.5 not wine1.6

I am trying to use Adobe Reader 10 with Wine in Ubuntu 12.04. The installer doesn't work on 1.4; but the WineHQ database shows it running under 1.5. I tried installing wine1.5 as per the instructions ...
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Steam servers - Error code 2 - Fat32 error(Portal 2 steam via wine)

I have a dual boot computer, 64 bit Windows 7 and 64 bit Ubuntu 13.04. I have Steam installed on my computer on the Windows 7 side, however I also use it from the Ubuntu side via Wine as well. When I ...
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Is there a way to Launch The updater.exe file of Guitar pro 6 when running in Wine?

I have downloaded the windows version of Guitar Pro 6 and it runs in Wine, However when I try to enter my License key, I get the error message "Can't open Updater" and then when I click ok the program ...
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Software availability

I've been using Ubuntu for the past year or so, and I swear, I have turned into the biggest Ubuntu Fanboy in the world, I absolutely love everything about Ubuntu except for this one little thing. ...
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GoG on Linux installation Procedure

I wanted to install GoG on Linux ( http://gogonlinux.com/ ) and as I went through the install process (which is for Ubuntu12.04) and the result is that I have all the files built by python, but no ...
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Why does wineprefixcreate create an empty directory?

I used this short guide to attempt making a separate wine prefix in my home folder: How to Use WinePrefix in Ubuntu to Optimize Gaming Seems pretty simple but isn't working for me. The mkdir works ...
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Wine fails to start Foxit Reader

When I tried to install Foxit Reader through wine, I got the following error pop-up window. Can anybody helps to debug this error? The program Foxit Reader.exe has encountered a serious problem ...
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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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Timex Device Agent 3.0 does not detect Timex Run Trainer (USB)

I installed Device Agent and it is running with Wine. It lets me login to my account on TrainingPeaks (on the web) but I cannot upload anything since my Timer Run Trainer GPS is not detected by Timex ...
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Teamviewer 8 on Kubuntu 13.04 won't start

The problem is I can't run Teamviewer on Kubuntu. That problem exists for me since 12.10 and I as I remember, it was with the 7th version either. I download official package from officical web site, ...
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How do I run Microsoft Explorer 8 plus on Ubuntu?

First off, you should know I'm a Ubuntu newbie who has become passionate since my strangely low-priced Dell computer showed up with Ubuntu loaded on it and it could do almost everything I need from a ...
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Blood Bowl Not Working

Blood Bowl (a windows game) is not working on computer (which runs ubuntu) even though I am running blood bowl using wine. It runs however it does not create a window. You can here the music playing ...
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Installing IE8 with Winetricks

I have been trying to install Internet Explorer 8 via Winetricks on the default wine-prefix but I'm getting an error after the unpack process, saying my configuration is 64-bits and Internet Explorer ...
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How to mount USB flash drive to WINE?

I download YUMI from pendrivelinux.com, the website tell me I can use WINE to run it ( using WINE from default repo on raring), but when I run it my USB drive wont show up on YUMI, I have tried to ...
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Discovering I needed Wine to run anything Windows-based. I discovered I'd need DirectX to do anything significant, which in turn needed .NET framework. Using this ...
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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 ...