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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Lubuntu - Start program without using terminal

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on a Laptop. It is for my father and has to be user friendly. So I need a way to start programs graphically like by the "start button" equivalent to windows. The default ...
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cannot find import; DLL may be missing, corrupt, or wrong version. Wine kernel32.dll error?

I'm trying to install hard drive wiping software that was written for windows. I have downloaded wine and get through most of the installation process until the program tries to open. It is here where ...
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Ubuntu still identify .exe application, however I have remove WineHQ

I have remove WineHQ in via terminal completely and other WineHQ configuration. But, Ubuntu still identify .exe application, not likely never install WineHQ before. How to remove all WineHQ programs, ...
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unable to acquire lock while installing software [duplicate]

While installing package I'm getting this error. E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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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.
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Installing Mozart or other software with Wine

from very new user of Ubuntu, with Wine installed too. I have "Mozart" music notation software, on a CD. I know others use it with Wine. I know it would install on Windows OK, but do I just stick it ...
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Installing 'wine' triggers a kernel panic, what can I do about this?

I was installing wine with the command sudo aptitude install wine and the computer crashed. When I run sudo dpkg --configure -a, the computer crashes again. What can I do?
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Unable to write the license-key in Office 2010 via Wine [closed]

I have a Linux Ubuntu 13.04 with Wine 1.5. I've tried to install an Office 2010 Professional Plus, but when I had to write the license-key, I can't write anything. The text-box is unable to write... ...
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Where does a compiled program go?

I followed instructions to download wine 1.7.1 source to apply a patch to insert into playonlinux. The compiling seems to go well, it says build complete at the end. But now what? The source folder ...
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I am unable to locate wine in Raring

I have added repo, added sources, restarted, reinstalled Ubuntu. I have entered just about every useful command in the book, but when I type apt-get install wine, I still get the message saying ...
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about Wine HQ and direct x 9

I am using the recent version of Wine.I want to know that, should I install direct x9 to install games like Sand Andreas (GTA) ...., or not?Does wine initially contain direct x 9?
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Beyond the Sword just run into a black screen, how can I fix it?

I have problem on my Ubuntu 12.04 with Civilization IV:BtS. I installed Civilization IV: complete using playonlinux. Civ4 and DLC Warlords work out of box, but latest DLC does not. When I run it, ...
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Wine will not use my GPU

Okay, so I have been trying to fix this issue for quite sometime. I have an AMD A8 CPU/APU running with an ATI 6670 (or something like that). I have turned off the integrated graphics card and I am ...
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Eve Online + Wine 1.6 (U 13.04): Offline mode

I've freshly installed EVE Online, build 590158. After installation, when launched, the launcher says - "Offline mode", couldn't connect, etc. etc. What's wrong? This is the Wine console log: $ ...
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Midi Input to Finale on Wine

I am using Finale 2012 with Wine on Ubuntu 13.04 and I am trying to connect my keyboard through a Yamaha UX16 midi to USB cable to my computer so I can use it with Finale. When I list the usb devices ...
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After loging to system HDD LED doesn't stop shine

I noticed the problem first time when the system (13.04) has crashed after trying to run WoW:Cataclysm by the wine. When logging to Ubuntu, the HDD diode begins to shine and won't stop, and system is ...
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SolidWorks on Ubuntu 13.04?

I am a Bioengineering student who works with SolidWorks and I would like to be able to run it on Ubuntu 13.04. Short of having to install Windows, what methods are available and which works best? If ...
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Can't remove the icon of a wine application from unity dash home

Lately I installed folder lock 6 using wine on my Ubuntu 12.04, then I again uninstalled it but the folder lock icon was not removed from the dash home. I thought uninstalling wine would solve the ...
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Opening Windows files with Wine

I can access my Windows files while running Ubuntu, but can I run for example Skype via Wine without installing it on Ubuntu? My idea it's just simply run programs, which had been already installed on ...
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Problem with skyrim!

[UBUNTU 12.04LTS] When I try to launch Skyrim via Steam with Wine, it wants to install DirectX 10, Then it launches game, or if we are more specific, error screens saying it hitted critical problem. ...
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Fifa 13 with wine 1.5 (nvidia optimus)

I installed fifa 13 on my ubuntu. its working with intel card but I need it to work with my nvidia. so I'm writing in terminal : primusrun wine "C:\program files\fifa 13\game\fifa13.exe" its ...
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How to add a printer for a program using wine?

I use one program in Wine which needs printer to work with. But currently I don't have a printer, and installed cups-pdf. When it comes to print the program says you are using a virtual printer, ...
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wine: vboxvideo_dri.so: wrong ELF class

I'm trying to run a game under wine. I want to confirm if it works under linux. I'm running ubuntu quantal under virtualbox (the host OS is Windows 7). The Guest Additions are successfully installed: ...
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wine and nvidia optimus problem

I have Asus N53SN computer which has nvidia optimus. Rift online is working on my ubuntu but its using intel card. i need to make it work with geforce. But optirun wine riftpatcher.exe saying to me ; ...
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Computer cannot boot to Ubuntu 13.04 after installing Netflix-desktop and later Wine [closed]

Can anyone help me with this issue? Issue: Black screen after boot attempt from GRUB (cannot boot Ubuntu, not even in failsafe mode) Process to get to Issue: On Ubuntu 13.04, I installed ...
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diablo2 window mode using ubuntu script

I have Diablo 2 installed on one of my drives which I would like to run in Ubuntu, but I don't want to have to go through Terminal, every time, to start it up. I was trying to create a shell script ...
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'I cannot install wine in my Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Here are the Images I recently downloaded and installed Ubuntu on my laptop. And now i want to switch back to WIndows (sorry) so I downloaded virtual box.exe . but the problem is i cannot run .exe ...
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Device drivers for Microsoft Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

I use Microsoft Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Combo. The middle mouse button is not working in any scrolling or single click to close tabs on the firefox browser operations. Can this be fixed? Are ...
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Geting error message “ E: Unable to locate package qt3-dev-tools”

I'm trying to install Wine in Ubuntu 13.04 using the following steps: sudo apt-get install flex bison qt3-dev-tools qt4-qmake wget -c http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.6.tar.bz2 tar ...
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How to connect Ubuntu to a MS SQL server 2005?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and I installed Wine 1.6. I am running a dotnet application through Wine, but I am getting the following error message: An error occurred while establishing connection to ...
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Spotify not playing local files

Spotify when ran using wine will not play local files (mp3's, wma's). When i open the Containing folder the files are present but when selected from the wine explorer it gives the error message: ...
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Best way to have Windows and Ubuntu?

My laptop: http://www.toshibadirect.com/td/b2c/retail-product.jsp?poid=433212 If there aren't any comparability or driver issues I'm considering installing Ubuntu. I think I still want Windows for ...
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Newbie need help setting up a LAN network for freelancer game

I am new to Linux, and I'm looking to set up a LAN game network from my house. I was told that Ubuntu would be a good place to start. I tried to set up an old computer, but I can't get it right. The ...
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MD5 hashing with salt length of 5

I'm newbie in Ubuntu and currently using it for assignment. I've checked my encrypted password at /etc/shadow folder and found that my encrypted password using MD5 encryption, but my problem is the ...
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I can not install wine -1.6 [duplicate]

I am using tar file. I am extracting using tar xvjf filename then I am doing ./configure and getting error to install package fetch. Now what to do?
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winegstreamer broken with >=glib-2.32.0, how to check the glib version in ubuntu?

I am a novice to Ubuntu and don't know which keyword should be put in Google. I wine a game but the game couldn't play a video. Someone tell me that you may come across the bug in wine, but I'm not ...
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virtual box error after reinstallation of 12.04 64bit [duplicate]

i was trying to uninstall wine, but the command i got from this site destroyed my ubuntu machine. the command was "sudo apt-get remove wine*" or --purge in place of remove would do same thing. it ...
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Where are Profiles stored in Wine 1.6?

I am running several programs via Wine 1.6, and I need to get into the data that they would normally store under the users profile in Windows, i.e., the "AppData/Local" folder. Everywhere I have ...
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Using MS Excel Keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu

I recently switched again from Windows to Ubuntu 13.04. I use MS Excel a lot, and don't want to exchange it from Libre Office. For me it runs fine with Wine. However the reason I switch back to ...
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Windows Application with .NET through PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit | Beginner needs help!

What do I want to do? Run this software in Ubuntu 12.04: Achieve Planner by Effexis (http://www.effexis.com/achieve/AchievePlanner19Download.htm). What have I tried so far? Installed PlayOnLinux ...
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Deleted the .wine folder and lost all my data

HELP! I deleted the .wine folder from my user folder and i've lost all my data. How can i get my files back? What happened? I use Ubuntu 12.04! i don't know much about ubuntu yet. Thank You
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How to install Ubuntu as the Default OS in a PC

My problem is that I want to install Ubuntu as the default Operating System but I want to format my computer (here comes the problem) I cannot enter the systems that I had before: Windows 8 Windows ...
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On configuration of serial ports on wine

I have wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have tried to get PINReader.exe on http://www.eobd2.com/upload/pro/renault-pin-reader-v312.rar to detect serial ports (COM1) automatically. I have created ...
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GameRanger interface not usable in Wine 1.6

I recently moved from a Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04, and I play Warcraft III a lot with my friends using GameRanger. So I moved my WC3 to the Wine disk and managed to install GameRanger (after a whole ...
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Wine Errors in Ubuntu 12.10 driving me crazy [duplicate]

I have an Hp Pavilion dv7 64bit system, 6gb memory, Ubuntu 12.10 partitioned with Win7,AMD Phenom(tm) II N640 Dual-Core Processor × 2 , 650g HDD. This is what i'm getting through Terminal, same type ...
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uninstall problem in wine program

I have installed adobe illustrator 8 in my wine. Though it didn't install properly and now I'n can't remove/use it by using wine uninstaller as well. When I start uninstalling the adobe illustrator ...
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How get Join.me in Ubuntu?

I'd like to know if there's any way of getting join.me to work in Ubuntu? I'm not looking for a similar software. I need it to be join.me.
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Unmet Dependencies when installing Wine, ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04, 64 bit, and I can't install wine. I've tried the solutions presented here and here, but to no avail. When I use the command sudo apt-get install wine, the terminal ...
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Improve World of Warcraft in WINE? (GTX 660)

Before you say anything, I know I'm not going to get the same performance under WINE as in Windows. Now, I've been getting really poor performace with running WoW: Mists of Pandaria, and it's not ...
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Install Python in Wine

I need to install the Windows version Python 2.7.5 32Bit on my Ubuntu Box in Wine (because I test Euler Math Toolbox on Wine, and this cannot use the native Python). Whatever I do, I get the an error ...