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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Wine programs disappearing as soon as they're open

I have a couple of programs installed using Wine 1.7 and when I open them, they open up and run in the background OK. As soon as I click on them to actually go into it, they immediately get minimised, ...
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Opening HiSuite daemon on Huawei phone

I am trying to communicate my android Huawei Y330 to 'HiSuite' that runs under 'Wine'. Someone had suggested to first connect the Huawei Y330 to 'HiSuite' run under 'Windows'. Thus the 'HiSuite ...
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Wine cannot load programs “cannot execute binary file: exec format error”

Recently, I tried to install wine1.8 and use it. However, when I ran wine in the terminal, this happened: janreggie@janreggie-T100TA:~$ wine bash: /usr/bin/wine: cannot execute binary file: Exec ...
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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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Am i missing packages ? - After removing Wine 1.9.5 - removed packages - help

I have been using Ubuntu for a while now. Yesterday I tried to install WINE 1.9.5. For some reason it didn't show up in the Dash so I tried to uninstall it as instructed in the terminal: sudo ...
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Cannot use a 32bit prefix on Wine installation on 64-bit Xubuntu 15.10

When I create a prefix with: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winecfg I get the error: wine: '/home/user/.wine' is a 32-bit installation, it cannot support 64-bit applications. I need a 32bit ...
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An unknown directx error has occurred and league of legends cannot start

DirectX an unknown problem on the next screenshot . I followed the instructions correctly on page: http://forums.na.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=2957372%29 But when the game starts ...
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Why can't I access Nike Plus

Every time I download Nike Plus it just sits in my download box, Why doesn't my Nike+ download automatically
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How do I get RMS Express to work in Wine/Ubuntu14.04

RMS Express is a free application from Winlink 2000 used in ham radio. It runs in XP and up. I have installed it under Wine 1.7 but components of the application do not run. Research shows it ...
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How can a file be dropped into a Wine window?

I'm trying to open a file in the program GXSCC. This program is designed to open files that are dropped into its window. How can I do this with the program running in Wine on Ubuntu? When I try to ...
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How do i install wine in Ubuntu 14.04 lts?

I have been trying to install wine but when i use the command sudo apt-get install wine i get this message: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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The connection of Wine and PlayOnLinux

I'm about to install wine on my new ubuntu 10.10 installation, however I can't determaine if I should install Wine or PlayOnLinux. I've already read over the following page ...
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How to install Wine in Ubuntu 15.10

I tried to follow the steps listed here https://www.linux.com/blog/wine-1735-released-how-install-ubuntudebianlinux-mint After adding the PPA and running apt-get update, when I try to install wine ...
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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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Apps running with wine looking ugly

I've installed notepad++ with wine. If I run this application it looks like Win95. So now twenty years have past and I would appreciate a look that is a tiny bit more state of the art. I found this ...
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What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?

Wine looks like an alien that says "Hello, I am definitely not part of your desktop environment". Many wine applications have no icons and wine itself runs on the ugly-looking windows 95 theme. Is ...
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how to make wine looks like my desktop colour scheme using WINETRICKS in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I notice a post What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?, in the post it was mentioned that I can make wine looks like my Desktop's colour ...
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Google Input tools for Windows using Wine? [duplicate]

Can I install google input tools for Windows in Ubunut 14.10 using the Wine installer? My regional language is Malayalam and typing works best in that. Any suggestions please?
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Installing Directx9 or later

i'm trying to install a game with wine but when i accept the licence it says "you need to install directx9 or better". I tried to follow that : http://www.dedoimedo.com/games/wine-directx.html but ...
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Restrict user to run only one program with Wine

I want install Wine and Picasa for an user. I want prevent the user from running *.exe-Files basically for security reasons. In the past (bevor 3-4 years, another Ubuntu-Installation) I discovered, ...
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Wine autocreate desktop entries

I've moved the wine applications I had on an older Ubuntu installation to a newer one, but just the .wine folders. Now I realise that I should have taken the .local/share/applications with me, since ...
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How do I play Counter Strike?

Currently I have Ubuntu MATE 14.04 installed on my system. I have a Windows setup file of Counter Strike 1.6. I have installed WINE from Ubuntu Software Centre. Counter Strike 1.6 has been ...
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Q4wine dosen't work, closing the windows software window immediately

What I have done: a. I just install q4wine, wine included. In "setup" -> "winetricks", I install the winetricks script and update the application list, which shows origin 6 (for data plot) can work ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 | Wine | cannot import dll :isskin.dll

error in installing game mafia2-black box. cannot import dll :isskin.dll.
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GTA:SA doesn't go fullscreen properly in wine

I have Wine Staging 1.9.7. When I run GTA:SA through wine, the screen resolution changes but the game doesn't go fullscreen: I've also tried a game called "Cubic Castles" through wine but it goes ...
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Add winetricks registry key by command line

In some special cases, I have to add a registry key to wine. Is it possible to do so using the command line, and how? Here are the steps I do from GUI: wine regedit On the left, open ...
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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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Wine Not Working ! Error : Invalid directory prefix32 in WINEPREFIX: not an absolute path

I am using 64-Bit Linux, and when I Try to open an exe file from command line by the command wine somefile.exe I get an error which says: wine: invalid directory prefix32 in WINEPREFIX: not an ...
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How to install Dotnet 45 on Ubuntu?

Im trying to install dotnet 45 for run application in wine by this manual (https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=25478), there is some problem: After this command: ...
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How do I get rid of redundant Wine launchers in Unity?

I want to get rid of redundant Unity launchers of uninstalled software, especially uninstalled windows (wine) software. All answers already given elsewhere are user specific and not universal and ...
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I can´t install Microsoft Office 2010

I re installed Ubuntu many times and I still can't get it working. I get this: Error in POL_Wine Wine seems to have crashed If your program is running, just ignore this message And then I press ...
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How to run Windows Skype on Ubuntu using Wine?

I'm trying to use Skype on Ubuntu. I tried installing it in Wine. Installing it went fine, but when I try to login, it gives me error code 1814; resource name not found. What can I do to fix this?
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Running World of tank under Wine

here is the biggest problem with Ubuntu for me: make WOT playable under Ubuntu with only Wine, with good performance. I made a lot of research and finaly i found the solution in some world of tanks ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 x64, wine x32, pulseaudio - no sound

I have ubuntu 15.10 x64 and wine x32 (playonlinux). No any sound in games (try hearthstone, C&C and etc). Try this http://oldwiki.winehq.org/WineAndPulseaudio, but zero effect. How I can fix it? ...
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How to install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I am not really a fan of stable branches and have moved to Wine 1.7 as soon as it spawned from Wine 1.6 and have been using it for years without a problem. So, now, as Wine 1.8 stable has been ...
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Installing Wine reveals unmet dependencies

First things first I am very sorry if this is a duplicate, but frankly I've tried reading many other answers and I don't understand half of it. I'm still very much a noob when it comes to Ubuntu and ...
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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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Wine can't install Wabbitemu

So I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and recently installed Wine hoping to get a graphing calculator emulator known as Wabbitemu running. I was successfully able to install Wine however when i open the Wizard ...
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Ubuntu - League of Legends WINE problem

I've install League of Legend on my notebook and wine as well. I've try different version of wine but no one of this don't work to play LoL... I've try: 1.6 and when I've try to open LoL he ...
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I can't install google product (google adwords editor ) via Wine

I updated ubuntu to 15.10 and I can't install google adwords editor (11.2.1) . When I'm trying to do it via Wine (1.8) I have a info: Unable to connect to the Internet. If you're using firewall, ...
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How to lift memory limitation?

My current machine: ASUS K50IJ: 64bit dualcore 1.8GHz CPU, 2GB RAM, intel GMA 4500 I played Half-Life 2 on this machine, on Windows, which has the same engine as Team Fortress 2. Now I only have ...
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More Wine Programs crash VNC

I have a problem when I run a program with Wine on ubuntu 14.04 more than one time. I run it for 4 time or more, and when I try to run again VNC crash. I have to host that files. Look at my log. ...
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Pyinstaller in Wine leads to: ImportError: No module named pkg_resources

I'm trying to follow instructions here to create a windows .exe from my pyqt4 project created in pycharm from Ubuntu 14.04 Everything seems to work until the last step: cornelis@Bob:~/Downloads$ ...
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Install Quickbooks Premier 2010

I have been trying to get Quickbooks Premier 2010 to run in Wine. I can't do it. I am hoping that there may be someone who has been successful in installing various apps using Wine. I am currently ...
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Blank screen error on Unity 5

I installed Unity 5 using PlayOnLinux and wine 1.7.42 and everything went well. But when I open the editor I just got a blank screen. If I click to create a new scene, nothing happens... Picture ...
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Do I have to uninstall wine each time uninstalling a program installed by wine? [duplicate]

Let me try to explain this. Sorry for being a newbie. Anyways, I have wine installed to install Evernote, then I realized Evernote version 5.9* is no good that I should go for an older version 5.8* ...
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Running the Sims 3 in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install the Sims 3 onto Ubuntu. I have Wine installed onto my PC which imports dll etc. files from Windows for use in Linux. I have followed a lot of tutorials and have had no luck. I ...
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May new plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom work in Wine?

Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 5.7 both run very well for me on Ubuntu 14.04 thanks to the Wine frontend PlayOnLinux and the latter's nearly idiot-proof (me being the idiot) installation proceedures. I ...
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WINE not properly uninstalling

So I recently updated to WINE version 1.9.6 from version 1.6.2 (from software manager). The new version was not working, so I decided to uninstall it, and reinstall the old version, but the new ...
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A wine application?

I have a weird problem with wine. If I navigate to the "open with..." table, I have multiple entries named "a wine application". I don't think there is a file duplicate, but most possible something ...