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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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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Cannot install wine because of broken dependencies

I'm running the latest version of ubuntu 64 bit (14.04) on a computer that is only a few weeks old. I can't install wine with the software center or the command line. I have tried every simple fix ...
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Advanced BAT to EXE Converter 2.92 fails to load completely with Wine or Ubuntu

I installed Advanced BAT to EXE Converter 2.92, I have wine installed. When i run the setup, It runs perfectly fine. Now when i load it, It just loads. No window is open. Or it doesnt understand some ...
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Still can't install wine since Ubuntu 14.04

I have been reading countless questions regarding issues about Wine on 14.04, and despite all that, I still can't install/compile it on my machine. While you do have a lot of duplicate questions about ...
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dockerizing a wine application

I have a 32-bit windows executable, App.exe $ cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ (x86)/App $ file App.exe App.exe: PE32 executable (GUI) Intel 80386, for MS Windows. Since wine is installed, it ...
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Server detected Error while using wine on ubuntu 12.04

I want to install one .exe application on ubuntu 12.04..this application is basically for connecting another VPN.. So, as required i installed wine and launched my application as : wine ABC.exe... ...
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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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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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Package name for Ubuntu

I found a fix from a Wine bugzilla calling for Lib32Mesa and Lib32Mesa dri to be downloaded and patches for Wine so Qt5 libs can function period. I cannot link the Bug, it seems to be missing for ...
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How to change the default audio in Wine to Alsa only

I am trying to change the default Audio sound system to ALSA so it fixes some sound issues. How can this be done? Am using 1.3.x branch from PPA which is much better than the 1.1.x and 1.2.x in every ...
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How to remove wine completely

How can I remove the wine folder and all the applications in that folder? I've tried via synaptic but it keeps showing up in the application menu.
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VirtualBox gives “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted” error

I have VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.10 and some programs don't work on Wine, so I wanted to use a Windows XP SP3 ISO (for basic programs) and it gives me the error "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System ...
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Install Adobe Acrobat XI with wine

Adobe Acrobat XI has a silver rating on WineHQ, meaning it should work, right? I right click acrobat.exe, and the installation wizard pops up and installs successfully with no errors. However, I tick ...
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Problem installing Wine

I am trying to install Wine 1.6, I used the link from their website and installed it through the Software Center. The Software Center froze in the middle of the installation and there appeared a red ...
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When installing Wine around 80% the ubuntu software center turns grey and black (especially the close, minimize and maximize button)

When i was installing Wine, Applying something (it was moving slowly) The ubuntu software center turned its color to grey and black. and light grey. What happened?
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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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Why can't I download wine?

I wanted to play Wonderland Online, but it said I had to download wine. I went through all the steps but when I tried installing it the software center pops up and gives me this message: Not ...
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Installing “Heroes of the Storm”

I went to the BlizzCon .. great time and I saw their new game Hero Of The Storm - http://www.heroesofthestorm.com/en-us But I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and when I try to install it, it does not work, ...
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installing .NET framework 4 and tradetigersetup.msi

my ubuntu version is 14.04 i want to install a windows software from website http://www.sharekhan.com/tradetigerinstalation/TTSetup.aspx [tradetiger advance]. it requires .NET Framework 4 i installed ...
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How to play poker online? [closed]

I would like to play online poker but most of poker-rooms (pokerstars and so on) do not give the possiblity to install the software on Ubuntu 14.04. I prefer to do not use WINE because my notebook is ...
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Problem while instaling wine on 64bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wine for a long time now and i tried many different ways to do it i tried installing it using terminal : sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa` sudo app-get update sudo ...
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Running League of Legends on Samsung Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 ARM

I purchased this Samsung chromebook and installed xfce along with ubuntu 12.04.4. I am completely new to everything linux, and I realize that using "playonlinux" league of legends is able to be played ...
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Can Microsoft Office Programs be opened by default instead of Libre Office?

Folks. I finally convinced my sister to drop Windows at her small business and go Ubuntu. She complained, though, that she does not want to use Libre Office and is willing to use Microsoft Office ...
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Where are .ini files stored in WINE

I have a DOS and Windows program Ccsc.exe That requires an .ini file Ccsc.ini . Does anyone know where that file should be located so that WINE picks it up just as Windows would picc it up? On windows ...
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Wine ODBC connection to local PostgreSQL database

I'm running PostgreSQL server which I want to access from program under wine. I installed necessary wine software to be able to make ODBC connection. But is it possible to access local PostgreSQL ...
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Will an open source .NET framework allow build in windows program compatibility? [closed]

As probably at least a few people know, microsoft made the .NET application framework open source. Does this mean that it will be possible to run more windows programs on linux, and somehow speed up ...
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How can I get a Windows game to run in windowed mode in Wine (when even explorer /desktop=[resolution] doesn't work)?

So I bought Alpha Centauri from GOG and, though I am well aware of the means for forcing applications to go into windowed mode, they just aren't working. This is important because I never played the ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing it's hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ Standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: ...
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Bugsplat popup on League

Every time I start up League it runs fine Patches fine, Logs in fine, lets me view my account fine, and start up a game fine but when it comes to the actual game bugsplat shows up and disconnects me ...
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How to install (or mock) Internet Explorer?

I need to install a Windows application, which checks if there is Internet Explorer of at least 5th version installed and refuses to install (while I believe it does not really need it to work) if it ...
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How To Connect Akai MPK Mini with PreSonus Studio One in Wine? [duplicate]

I am using PreSonus Studio One Professional 2.5 with Wine. My computer recognizes the MPK Mini, but it doesn't work within Studio One. I've searched the internet looking for a driver or something that ...
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Improve GUI appearance of Wine applications

In many cases Windows programs run ok in Wine, but there is still the annoying problem of their appearance. How to make things look better in Wine, especially fonts? P.S. feel free to edit this ...
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Sort of regmon/procmon for wine

Is there some registry tracking software for wine? There is a Sysinternals app Process Monitor (descendant of RegMon) that doesn't start under wine. So, I'd like to find some alternative of this ...
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Wine font rendering difference

I run Evernote under wine on two Linux computers. They show different font appearances: Left: LMDE 64-bit (already dist-upgrade to Debian testing but keep LMDE adjustments) + MATE; Right: Ubuntu ...
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How to get Wine 1.7 working on 12.04?

AFAIR, I have a history of Wine working on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation, though it was a long time ago. Anyways, recently I've tried to install Amazon's Kindle for PC and Jeskola Buzz, firstly on Wine ...
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How do we install JAVA in Wine?

I have a Windows file.exe and I need Wine and Java to open it. I don't know how to install Java in Wine. When I try to open Java seyup it says Wrapper.CreateFile failed with error 32: Sharing ...
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How can I run wine as root?

I know that it's not recommended but nevertheless. sudo wine isn't working
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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Poor font rendering PDF-XChange Viewer running Wine

I cannot find a solution for the problem I had. I had to use a program like PDF XChange Viewer to get an annotation interface for my work, as it stands the above program is the most stable I have ...
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Can't fix broken packages using Synaptic (Broken Package: Wine1.4) [duplicate]

Ok so I am trying to fix a broken package in order to install wine. When I do "sudo apt-get install wine" I get: sam@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for sam: Reading package ...
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PlayOnLinux - Steam - Chivalry Medieval Warfare - Microsoft VC redist Loop

I recently switched to ubuntu and so far I think it is amazing! I am trying to run the game Chivalry Medieval Warfare on a Windows Client of Steam through Wine/PlayOnLinux. The game downloaded okay ...
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How can I run Corel Draw?

I have purchased Corel Draw and I am required to use it for school. Can I install this program on my Ubuntu system or is my Windows machine the only option here? I do have Inkscape and love it but I ...
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Running Eve Online problem with amount of vram

Okay so my goal is to run Eve online using wine but i run into this problem where it crashes after pressing play on the installer. When installing eve it said I do not have enough vram. I think that ...
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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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How can I install the ubuntu software center. I tried sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center and I get an error

I tried installing many apps already via terminal and all I get is errors which is really starting to bug me alot. So please help me. When I type sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center all I ...
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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...
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Chrubuntu 14.04 WINE install unmet dependencies

Okay, I understand that there have been quite a few solutions to this problem. None of them have worked for me. To explain my conundrum I shall post the output of "sudo aptitude install wine1.7". ...
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Can't run an .exe file unless I'm in its directory

I'm running Quantal 32-bit with Wine 1.4.1 installed. I have a particular .exe file of an old game (Aliens vs Predator Gold Edition) that runs flawlessly, but it refuses to run unless I am in its ...
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Link to .exe doesn't launch Wine

When I create a symlink on a .exe and I double click it, nothing happens. Instead, if I double click the original file, Wine opens automatically. Why is this? How can be changed? Can the situation ...