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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Where is wine located on a fresh Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

Well, I've installed Ubuntu & so far I love it. But is it just me or did Wine not come with the installation as cited here I've used the previous version on the same machine with it included, up ...
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Install SmoothDraw on Ubuntu

I want to install SmoothDraw in Ubuntu so that I can make a few drawings and stuff. I have installed WINE and installed SmoothDraw however, it does not start when I double click on its icon (On the ...
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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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Netflix Desktop nor Pipelight are working?

I was formerly an Arch user, but with Ubuntu's Netflix-Desktop I figured it might be easier to get Netflix running. So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Arch. I was wrong, it was not easier. Both ...
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Wired error installing wine from Ubuntu software center

today i installed ubuntu 14.04 i installed chrome and used it , then i installed wine from ubuntu software center after wine been done downloading and the software center started to install it the ...
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Wine won't start, lxtask shows absurdly large VM-Size associated with it

I'm running Wine on Lubuntu 14.04 and everything worked fine until today when I tried to start a Windows program and it wouldn't run. After having the same result with several other programs I tried ...
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How can I install fonts in Wine?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I just installed Wine. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5 sudo apt-get install winetricks The installation ...
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How do I run Space Engineers with windows version of steam?

I am new to Linux (I installed it about 3 weeks ago) and I am having a heck of a time trying to get Space Engineers (a Steam game) to run. It is windows only, so I have been attempting to use wine. I ...
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Startup wine compihilo error leads to removal of linux headers

so I get this error about wine-compihilo which tells me to open settings and update from there. Then when I go do sudo apt-get upgrade && apt-get update, it gives me this error about ...
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Trouble compiling winelib app on x64-64 on trusty

wineg++ -m32 rdwrops.cpp -O2 -ffast-math -fvisibility=hidden -fPIC -mtune=generic -msse -Wall -Ivestige -I/usr/include/alsa -c -o rdwrops.wine.o In file included from rdwrops.cpp:17:0: ...
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How to run a MS-DOS application in Wine?

I have read that Wine supports or might support executing MS-DOS apps and games but my question is how. I can't find a way to execute them. I am trying Monkey Island for example or The 7th Guest. ...
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How does one run Unity 3D (the full free version) in Ubuntu Studio?

How does one install Unity 3D (the full free version) on Ubuntu? I have tried to run the program through Wine 64-bit, and I get this message every time: Error initializing license system. Please ...
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Is WineHQ a joke application? [duplicate]

I have had very serious problems with the WineHQ application. Though it claims to run Windows applications of all kinds, it can run... nothing. I may be able to get, what, one simple game program to ...
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wine: error while loading shared libraries: libturbojpeg.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

I run steam via wine. I tried to run it with my nvidia card but get the following error when running optirun wine Steam: wine: error while loading shared libraries: libturbojpeg.so: wrong ELF class: ...
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Why does winetricks shows when filtering synaptic with “vlc”?

Trying to hunt a segmentation error that prevents me from launching vlc 2.1.4 in Trusty, I completly removed both vlc and winetricks and all their dependencies (a single p7zip for winetricks). When ...
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Steam Crashes After Initial Update

So I have been wrestling with getting Steam installed on my computer for quite some time now, and I had given up all hope. Well today I finally did the smart thing and installed POL to manage my ...
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How do I get Fable: The lost chapters working with PlayOnLinux

I have the steam version of Fable: The lost chapters and I tried opening it with PlayOnLinux with the default setup but steam crashed on start up. I fixed steam by using the latest version of wine and ...
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Ableton and Wine… What happened?

So I decided to install my copy of Ableton (v9.1) on my computer now that I've upgraded to a machine that isn't ancient. HOWEVER Despite WineHQ reporting that Ableton is platinum-certified, I can't ...
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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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how to install wine 0.9.52 using the terminal

How do I install wine 0.9.52? I prefer using the Ubuntu software centre alongside the terminal instead of actually downloading the files. Thank you for your time.
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Metin2 error in Wine: create_no_appropriate_device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 I played Metin2 (private server, without hack-shield) one year ago (had the same laptop), and had no problem at that time. It worked before. Now pops out a window: ...
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Wine issue - Can not start Fifa World (free 2 play)

I tried to install and start fifa world on ubuntu 14.04, wine version 1.7.19 I created 32 bit wine prefix on my ubuntu 14.04 wine 1.7.19 Downloaded origin full ...
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Wierd wine install

while searching for a version of wine that correctly runs the game I want to play, (AOE 2) I found this: http://www.darkgamex.ch/wine/ it is a website linked to the download of two custom wine ...
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qt platform plugin “windows” missing

I am trying to run Teamspeak3 and I had to try and use the Windows version because I keep running into problems with the linux one. I downloaded and installed Teamspeak 3 fine, but whenever I try to ...
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problems with games using wine version 1.5 on ubuntu version 12.04

My problem is that the screen only occupies the corner of the screen. The mouse also seems to be glitchy. I use a wide screen laptop and messing with configure wine helps a tiny bit. the game I am ...
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Difference between Wine and Mono

As far as I know, both Wine and Mono are used to run Windows applications under Ubuntu. So I was wondering what their differences are? Are they both virtual machines? Or does each belong to some ...
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Running A game problem

When i firstly ran mafia 2 game -on wine- a black screen is shown without any other progression, but lately the normal screen shown up ( i mean the intro of the game ), but the game stops during the ...
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{Ubuntu 12.04} {Wine 1.4 1} Age of empires 2 installation freezes + gold edition

When I try to install age of empires 2, it freezes at about 20%-50% I’ve got this to work in the the past, but now i forgot. I am also wondering why my computer reads my conquers gold edition as a ...
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How should one lock Wine apps to the Unity launcher?

I have installed the Rosetta Stone language learning software successful with Wine. When I click and drag the Rosetta Stone icon from the Dash to the launcher, the other icons make way for it, but ...
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How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? I'm running Steam through Wine and trying to run CSGO but I get an error for no CSM support because I use an ATI graphics card 7800 series. ...
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How to get Doceri Desktop fully working in Ubuntu with Wine and Java

Doceri is an awesome tool for presenters, teachers, and more. Right now, it only works natively on Windows and Mac OS. However, I love my Linux desktop and through wine I have been able to most things ...
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Shutdown Ubuntu from a wine application

I have been developing an application that users will use in a full screen mode avoiding them from having access to the desktop. Is there any possible way to send a shutdown command from a wine ...
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Game, “Facade”, has no sounds in game and is slow

I successfully installed Facade and loaded it with Wine. The Sound works in the intro and menu screens, but when the main game loads, there is no sound and the game gets extremely slow. I know my ...
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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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How to restore wine windows after alt+tab to show desktop

I'm using a program via Wine and everything works great. But every time press alt+tab and select "show desktop" i cannot maximize my wine application again. If i press alt+tab again and select my ...
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Wine will not start after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

On ubuntu 12.04, wine was working fine...then, i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04. Now, when I start wine it says: "Error while loading application settings. wine's library path for 32 and 64 bit is not set. ...
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Wine not responding at all

I installed WINE in order to play some older games that Windows no longer supported. At first this worked almost perfectly except one of the games (Mechwarrior3) would freeze every time a in game ...
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Netflix won't open on clean install of 13.10

I just installed a clean version of 13.10 (Saucy) and tried to install Netflix using these instructions. The installation seemed to go fine, I opened Netflix after and it asked me to install a bunch ...
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Installing 64bit Zeiss AxioVision Software with wine in Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to install Zeiss Axiovision software with wine-1.6 on Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I am an academic user so I can get the software for free from Zeiss, here I have a fresh install of wine from the ...
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Why does my wine-installed program get frequently unavailable?

I have installed and run a Windows compatible video converter (Mediacoder) successfully via Wine. However, the converter frequently becomes unavailable and requires re-installation. Most probably, ...
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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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Microsoft Office Windows 7 style on ubuntu (with Wine?)

I am using Wine and Play on Linux to launch Microsoft Office applications. I can change the button style to a seven-like style, but I wonder how they changed the border of the app in this video. ...
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MS Word error message under Wine HQ [duplicate]

I had installed MS Word through Wine on my Ubuntu Desktop. It work perfectly. But everytime when I run MS Word 07 I have error message. If close this a error window. Word still runs and works fine. ...
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Giving Ubuntu the same ID as Windows

I alternate between Windows and Ubuntu, depending on what program I am using. However, there are some pieces of software that I only have one license to (mostly Windows software that I can run on ...
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What do I do for dependencies installing wine1.7 on 14.04

user@chrubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Wine: using webcam with Cisco Jabber Video client

I'm trying to use Cisco Jabber Video client (https://www.ciscojabbervideo.com/home) with Wine but I'm unable to get the webcam to work. Steps that I have completed this far: Register an account for ...
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Trouble running/installing Lucid Player software in either Ubuntu or Wine

I am trying to install some plant ID software on my Ubuntu 14.04 install. The software is supposed to run on Linux on something called Lucid Player via Java. When I install through the terminal I get ...
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How to remove uninstalled wine app icons from unity dash?

I had installed LAN Messenger (for Windows) using wine but i found out that LAN Messenger is also available for linux so: I uninstalled LAN Messenger from wine. I also removed wine. deleted the ...
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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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Installing 32-bit Wine 1.7.19 on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm having a bad time trying to install 32-bit version of Wine 1.7.19 on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. I've got through all the questions related to that on AskUbuntu but I haven't found a working ...