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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Error when trying to run MongoVUE with mono on Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed mono version 2.10.8.1. Also installed the MongoVUE windows setup in ubuntu. But when I am trying to run the installed exe file am getting the following error: Unknown heap type: ...
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Online activiation within wine, port 80

I have a program that I simply received as an .exe file. Installation seems to work with wine but it asks to activate the product online. The preset is to use the Internet Explorer settings but as I ...
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How to make terminal shortcut with this code in it?

Hi i am not good at terminal shortcuts or anything like that but if someone can give me instructions to make these to commands to a shortcut that will be awesome cd ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not loading after removing Wine

I used the following command to get rid of Wine on my Ubuntu 12.04 system but instead it got rid of everything! sudo apt-get remove wine* Now when I try to load my Ubuntu I get the following: The ...
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Wine 1.5 Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get wine1.5 I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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How do I run a python script with Wine?

I'm using Calibre to manage my ebooks and I'm trying to install a plugin that will allow me to manage library books that I get through Adobe Digital Editions via Wine. I've got everything installed, ...
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Photoshop on WINE 1.4

I've encountered a problem that seems it didn't happen to anyone other than me :s I've Downloaded PS CS6 and Installed it with no problems, When I try to launch it via WINE 1.4 it freezes on "Scannin ...
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Is there a virtual machine with direct access to CPU and GPU for gaming?

Sorry for the long question. With the coming of Steam for Linux I may have been over optimistic and got rid of windows installation. The problem is that I have about 100 Steam games that are not (and ...
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How to Run Dual Operating Systems, Windows 7 Primary, Ubuntu Secondary

I know how to install two operating systems, but the problem is, I only know how to set it up in a way that requires me to reboot the machine, and selecting an OS to boot up. So pretty much only one ...
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Distorted and sped up audio in Wine 1.4 while using Spotify on Ubuntu 12.04

I have two applications that run through Wine that will sometimes get horribly distorted and "sped forward" (I can see in Spotify that the files are played back much faster than they should be). I ...
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Alt Key Functionality broke in Wine program after upgrade to 12.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and all ALT key functionality is gone in this Wine program I've been using for years. The program is elderly, it came out back in 2005, but it's worked beautifully under ...
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AMD Radeon GPU only uses 384MB VRAM instead of +2GB dedicated video-memory

for some reason a majority if not all games are limited to only 384MBs of video memory (VRAM) instead of it's full 2048MB dedicated memory. I read somewhere that disabling "Sych with VBlank" in the ...
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A few questions before I get Ubuntu

I don't really know if this is the right place to ask these questions, but I would like to clear these up. Ok, so, Ubuntu sounds awesome, but I heard it has Wine on it already? If it does, that's ...
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Rhino 3D 5.0 64bit

I would do anything to get Rhino 5 working on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. First the extension of the file is .msi. I have tried using CrossOver to install it, but failed. I tried to install it using wine ...
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How to improve GUI and font appearance of programs installed under CrossOver?

This can be done in Wine but can it be done in CrossOver?
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Cannot install wine and playonlinux due to 404 errors?

As the title says I am a Ubuntu 12.04 user without any particular unix experience. I am a (somewhat rusty) fully qualified MSCE engineer who has made the mistake of switching to management :-). I ...
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Cant run apps fullscreen with wine

I am running ubuntu 12.10 and when I am using wine 15. something then when I try to run world of warcraft on fullscreen, then the unity sidebar remains there. When i run league of legends, then it is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 just Killed Wine & ZSNES

My system just did a partial upgrade. I was busy doing something else so just let it get on with things. Now it has removed Wine and ZSNES and won't allow me to reinstall them! Is there a way to ...
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How to associate file types with wine in nautilus

I have Ubuntu 12.10 with Nautilus 3.4.2. After installing wine "apt-get install wine" are exe files still associated with the archive manager. In previous versions of ubuntu I've always right ...
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Can't uninstall apps that are being used on wine

I recently installed wine so that I could play midtown madness 2 on it but when I installed midtown madness and ran it, it crashed so now I want to uninstall it but I can't is there a way I can get ...
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wine dependencies [duplicate]

I'm trying to install wine but there are a lot of dependencies, which I can't remove. If I choose no, them even more dependencies are asked to be removed. Any idea how to install it? ...
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playonlinux installation failed how do I fix it? [duplicate]

So I was installing playonlinux as I wanted iTunes. I typed in the terminal sudo apt-get install playonlinux and it went well. But I can't find it on my laptop anywhere. When I try to install it again ...
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How do I run software as an administrator using Wine/PlayonLinux? [duplicate]

Today I was wondering if I could run a Program I installed on a virtual drive as an administrator? I installed Cain and Abel on this drive, When I run the program it works fine. But in order for it ...
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Install a software throe wine on ntfs partition

I have a question I want to install windows software, but I do not have enough space on ext4 partition, so if I install the software on ntfs directory will the software run as it would run on ext/home ...
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How Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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How can I fully maximize wine applications?

In wine, my maximized applications retain the bar at top with title and minimize/maximize buttons. This duplicates the Ubuntu global menu and costs me precious screen space on my laptop. I would like ...
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syncing folders between wine and windows for foobar2000

I use foobar2000 on windows to manage and play my music and and looking to get foobar2000 working under wine on ubuntu. Ive gotten the program to run fine and am just looking for a way to not have to ...
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Why internet explorer 6 trying to save all webpages?

I have successfully installed IE 6 using playonlinux, but I'm unable to browse any site. when I'm entering any address in the address bar, following message is pops up You are downloading the ...
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How to make a device (With a Windows application on it) ask to install a program on Wine?

Ok, lets say I insert a HTC phone into my laptop. On Windows, it says: Would you like to install HTC sync manager? Yes Or No. And I would click 'Yes'. But On Ubuntu it does nothing like ...
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How to open .docx files on Ubuntu?

I am unable to view images in .docx on Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 10.10 and OpenOffice.org 3.2.1 (ooo-build 3.2.1.4, Ubuntu package 1:3.2.1-7ubuntu1.1) Is there any tool to read .docx? Please note that I ...
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Can't seem to get Wine to install “Package dependencies cannot be resolved”

Just built a new computer. Been using ubuntu for years now and was naturally what I put on the new box. Tried to install Wine through the "Ubuntu Software Center" but got "Package dependencies cannot ...
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Java Internet explorer 7 update

Unfortunately I have to use Internet explorer (7) through wine in ubuntu 12.04. The other browsers don't work with this website. But some java updates are required to open some pop up windows. there ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Dosbox through Wine?

My old DOS game (Tomb Raider I) installs and then runs fine with Wine by making use of Dosbox. Everything works (keys, audio, full screen) but I am unable to adjust the resulting screen resolution. ...
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Bad performance in Dota2, AMD drivers fault or Wine fault?

Tried to play Dota 2 through Wine and got terrible performance, is it AMD drivers fault or generally Wine fault? If it's AMD drives fault, does NVIDIA have better drivers for linux based systems? My ...
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How to run a bash .sh after starting a program in PlayOnLinux?

I have a little script that needs executing every time I open a wine program. The script is pretty simple: #!/bin/bash xdotool windowmove 67108871 1440 0 How do I get PlayOnLinux to run this script ...
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Getting the following error message in wine when I try to run Exact Audio Copy

I just recently figured out how to install wine1.5. My primary purpose is to use Exact Audio Copy without having to reboot back to Windows. I re-downloaded the installation executable, ran it, and ...
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Removed a package, its still installed… wine

kevin@Kevins-PC:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get remove wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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How to remove performance lags while playing Ragnarok on Wine?

I have just installed Wine and PlayOnLinux. Its performance is very lagging when I run the game (Ragnarok) and type my username and password. How can I improve the performance and remove any ...
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How to move an EXE file to Wine's fake C: drive

can anyone tell me how I can move a .exe file to Wine's fake C: drive? Thanks!
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Can't install or run Wine [duplicate]

I am a pretty novice user and have just recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my six year-old laptop as a dual boot with Windows. I installed with the simple Windows Installer and haven't done any major ...
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Can't install dotnet

Every time I do winetricks dotnet20 The install window comes up, I hit next, and then it crashes. Here's what the terminal says l@l-Aspire-5515:~$ winetricks dotnet20 Executing w_do_call ...
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Run Wine behind proxy

The title says it all. I am in a university which has authenticated proxy. Wine is not detecting this. Hence, none of the applications inside wine is getting internet connection. Please help.
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dependancy error wine 64 [duplicate]

Have followed instructions per Luis Alvarado Nov 16 '12 18.36 and get the following: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5 : Depends: wine1.5-i386 (= 1.5.24-0ubuntu1) but it is not ...
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Wine Applications Uninstalled still appear [duplicate]

Applications within Wine that I uninstalled still appear in the applications menu.
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How do I make a wine application start on another screen?

I have two monitors and WoW always starts in the least preferred window. I have tried everything I could to fix this but it just chooses to be difficult. On Gnome-shell and cinnamon, when I press the ...
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Is there a problem if I install Steam for Linux AND Steam via PlayOnLinux?

I've been enjoying playing in Ubuntu 12.10 using Steam for Linux. The thing is some games (like Borderlands2) can't be installed there because you can only install games for Linux. Previously I used ...
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Is it possible to install older wine releases? [duplicate]

One application I used to use with wine stopped working. I suspect something in wine has changed and so the application no longer works. Is it possibel to install earlier versions of wine in Ubuntu? ...
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How do I install python in wine? I keep getting an error

Please help! I've been searching google, forums, and have yet to find a solution. Here is the output from my terminal: 2013-02-25 12:57:05 (1.01 MB/s) - `pywin32-214.win32-py2.6.exe' saved ...
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Counter Strike 1.6 on ubuntu 12.04

I wish to install Counter-Strike 1.6 on ubuntu 12.04 under wine but I don't know where to get the source (I've exe setup file) and how to run it under wine. I will connect to international servers ...
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Patch, compile and run Wine without installing

I'm not familiar with compiling software from source. I would like to test a patched version of Wine following this procedure. I already have Wine installed and do not wish to modify it. I just want ...