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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How to play and install Need For Speed ​​Most Wanted 2012 in Ubuntu

I want to install Need For Speed Most Wanted 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS because I can install it in Windows. Ubuntu with Wine/Play on Linux won't open the files. Someone please help!!! I wanted to ...
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How do I use wine? [duplicate]

After using Ubuntu for quite a while, I have decided to use it to be my primary operating system and will try to uninstall Windows. However, the only thing blocking me is that I can't use Linux for ...
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Why does wine have broken dependencies?

I get this error when I want to install anything with apt. You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: ...
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How to fix windows read access error with wine in Ubuntu?

This is more of a wine problem, but I work with Ubuntu 14.04. I recently installed Microsoft Photodraw on Wine 1.6.2. The app works perfectly for some time when the following error pops up and ...
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unmet dependencies [Wine]

Again with unmet dependencies problem, but this time it's something else... I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to install wine but I get this message: The following packages have unmet ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu

I have a lenovo n20p with Ubuntu installed , I was using linux just fine I managed to install wine, I then turned of my laptop and then back on and when I ran sudo startunity it didn't work. I got ...
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Where does Wine install programs in the filesystem?

I have recently installed MS Office using Wine. Can someone tell me where are the files installed. I mean like in Windows application are installed in program files folder by default, where are they ...
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How to handle google chrome external protocol when your software is on wine?

My problem is this: I have a software installed with Wine (Brain Explorer 2, it's free); certain functions of this software requires using the browser (in this case google chrome; firefox isn't an ...
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WOW freezes after login 15.04

I installed wine 1.6.2 and World of warcraft launcher through it. It fully installed and when I run the game it log ins and asks me to select zone and realm type each time. When I do this the special ...
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Game crashes while running with wine

I have installed Dragon Ages: Origins on my Ubuntu 14.04. Everything went well, and I can start the game and enter the main menu. However when I select "New Game" it crashes. I can change options or ...
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On running an application through wine why exception handling error is occuring

I ran a program by this code wine '/home/user/Hardware/hyperterminal/hypertrm.exe' the program starts but stops in between getting message as Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to ...
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Fonts not visible in Far Cry 1 with Wine

I recently installed Far Cry 1 (5 CD retail) under Wine using this tutorial on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. My Pc specs are as follows: Integrated graphics: Intel G33 openGL version: 1.4 Ram: 2GB DDR2 ...
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Pokemon Uranium Keeps Crashing

Okay, so I tried to play Pokemon Uranium using PlayOnLinux, but it keeps crashing near the end of the opening flashback scene. I googled fixes, but all I found were references to Windows and Mac ...
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how do I get wine to run on ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

I'm a fairly new user with ubuntu. But What's the best/easiest way to get wine to work. It never seems to work for me. thanks
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Winehq to run bulk image downloader

has anyone had success running the windows program bulk image downloader through WINE? It is a fairly simple program containing a .exe information files it has to access. When it runs on my system ...
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Which video cutting software runs under Linux/Wine

I know this actually might not belong here. But this is a Question Im asking myself since months. I need a "better" video cutting software. I already tried everything opensource available, but i need ...
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Installing wine on 12.04

Well, I wonder if I am doing the right thing. I need to install Wine on 12.04 as its not install by default, and I had use the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa And sudo ...
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can windows virus affect Linux machine through wine? [duplicate]

When we use wine on Linux PC windows Virus can affect folders of wine? I think may be not; But I still Confuse about that. What is accurate answer? Wine is emulator of windows then some question ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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why USB sticks are invisible in NoviCorp wintoflash(windows software)

I am trying to create a boot-able windows 7 USB stick through WinToFlash in wine-tricks.But whenever i started wintoflash,USB drives are not showing.I did so many thing via ...
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How do I install wine?

Can someone please explain how I can install wine in the following ways? By using the package manager? By downloading and installing a pre-built package?
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How do I use wine after downloading bluestack to my laptop?

I would like to see if bluestack is compatible. I have downloaded the program WINE and I have downloaded the program bluestack. How do I install bluestack through WINE?
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How to install Visual Python?

I'm a Linux newbie but I'm determined to get my favorite applications on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. I just installed Cinnamon. I'm trying to install Visual Python and it requires Python 2.7. I ...
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How to install Unity3d game engine on Ubuntu

I downloaded unity 3d game engine from the official website. I tried to install using this command: wine unity*.exe Done. Then trying to open I get the following error: error initializing ...
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How do I set Notepad++ as an editor on Ubuntu?

I use notepad++ from Wine. I want to set Notepad++ as one of the default editors. I tried to set it by right-clicking on a file, then Open With. But I did not see Notepad++ in the resulting list ...
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Invoicing Visual Basic software replacement or web application?

I have a pc that is still fairly powerful but with Windows XP (Pentium 4 3Ghz 4 Gb Ram). It is used by someone who is not computer expert (I would say a really basic user) only for browsing and ...
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Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL

I have installed Sketchup on my computer with with WineTricks, however this time I get the following error message when I start sketchup (after the intro window): I googled the error and found out ...
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Fully remove PlayOnLinux and any files left behind [duplicate]

I recently installed PlayOnLinux with: sudo apt-get install playonlinux But then decided that I wanted to remove it so I did: sudo apt-get purge playonlinux sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get ...
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Improving gaming performance in wine

When running League of Legends through wine I get about 50fps while I would like to run the game at a stable 60fps with vsync. Is there any way I can achieve higher framerates, or is my hardware just ...
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What does “HQ” from WineHQ mean? [closed]

This is just a curiousity, and I wasn't able to find it anywhere... Would it be "High Quality"? I also see that the going-to-be Mac OS Wine-like app DarlingHQ also has this HQ...
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how to download wine offline

i just installed Ubuntu on my desktop via a Youtube tutorial, they forgot to mention that Linux doesn't support windows exe files. I cannot access the wired internet in my room, in order to download ...
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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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How to set DLL to native (Wine)

I'm currently trying to setup MathCad14 on 13.10 using Wine 1.7. Here are the instructions I'm using. In there I'm told to: set all DLLs to Native (especially msvcm80.dll). I have no idea how ...
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Gaming performance difference between Windows and Ubuntu

What are the pros/cons switching from Windows 7/8 to Ubuntu? I mainly develop software and play games. I obviously don't play games on my laptop that's why I give Ubuntu a try. But the whole OS ...
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Can the C: drive in WINE be put in the RAID 10 local to host Ububtu 12.04 LTS

really new to Ubuntu, and even newer to WINE. Is it possible to move the C: drive in WINE to use a Raid 10 array that is internal local to host non boot storage. I really want to keep the SSD boot ...
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Wine not installing, no matter what [duplicate]

Alright guys, here's the deal. I'm on ubuntu 14.04 xfce version, running on an Acer C270 Chromebook with crouton. This is a clean install of Ubuntu, not upgraded from a previous version, nor did it ...
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How do I restore my font sizes after using wine (800x600)?

After playing a full screen game in wine @800x600 I use xrandr to reset my monitor settings which are @ 1600x900 & 1440x900. When I do this, however my fonts become tiny. How do I keep my fonts ...
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playonlinux problem for world of tanks installation

I installed Play On Linux, because I want to install World of Tanks game. But when this game installation process starts appears this error which is in print screen. What should I do in this ...
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How to make a “clean wineprefix” in a terminal?

I'm trying to install wmp10 through Wine so I can use the digital library accessing programme Overdrive. (Installing wmp10 through PlayOnLinux doesn't enable the DRM that allows Overdrive to work, ...
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Wine won't install although I've never installed it before. (12.10)

For some reason, whenever I try to install Wine it says that the packages are corrupt: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.5 but it is not going to be installed E: ...
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Problem with Java 8.45 instalation

I tried to install java 8.45 wine but the installation wont even start so I tried to download older version and update it but the update fails to download the patch. Does anyone know what to do with ...
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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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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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Options.txt file hearthstone

I finally opened Hearthstone,played a few games without any problem, but I made a critical mistake, I put the graphics quality in High and closed the game. Now, when I open Hearthstone using wine, ...
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How can I install Wine in 15.04 when there are unmet dependencies?

When I try to install Wine in Ubuntu 15.04, I get the following message: >sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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How to force Wine into acting like 32-bit Windows on 64-bit Ubuntu?

When installing Wine on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04, both 64-bit support and 32-bit support get installed. If I run wine foo.exe where foo.exe is a 64-bit-aware installer, it thinks it's on 64-bit Windows. ...
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How to install MS Office 2010 in Virtual Box Windows VM

I have installed a virtual machine on my Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) laptop using VirtualBox. I have also installed Windows 7 Professional. I need to be able to access MS Office 2010 using the ...
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Playonlinux asks to install Python

just few days ago I installed other version of Python on Ubuntu (I need it for coding). Installation of Python went pretty much smoothly, but when I try to launch League Of Legends I get a problem. ...
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How do I correct a font that doesn't have a name?

I bought a font from myfonts.com, and installed it on my system by clicking on the .TTF file I received and in the dialog that came up there was a button that said "Install Font". Seemed to work, but ...
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Wine Program doesnt run 90% of the games [closed]

Ok, I have many games in my pc including GTA 3, NFS MW, San Andreas, Vice City but my wine program loader doesnt seem to work on them and the output is- The game is magnified so much that i can see ...