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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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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Wine 1.6.2-Trying to switch to 32-bit Wineprefix from 64-bit Wine (Trusty 14.04). Can anyone help me out?

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I'm having a little trouble with Wine 1.6.1 and I was wondering if someone could help me out. I recently downloaded some 32-bit games that I'd wanted to try(BeamNG Drive and ...
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Can I run Microsoft Office 2013/2014? [duplicate]

Is there a way to run Microsoft Office 2013 or 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04? Wine won't work.
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Any alternative to Wine

I'm looking for an application to do the same sort of thing as Wine: Running Windows applications on Ubuntu. Is there any alternative application instead of install/using Wine?
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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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Office 2010 install in Spanish Ubunt 14.04 using PlayOnLinux

I am trying to install Office 2010 in ubuntu 14.04 using PlayOnLinux. The installation worked without any problem, but the thing is that Office is installed in Spanish, for some reason. I tried ...
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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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Error installing Japanese game on lubuntu

So, I have a .iso file for a japanese game. so I used Furious ISO mounter to mount the image, and used wine loader to install the game, but when I try, there's this small windows with two options, ...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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Wine is not working properly

I have installed wine but it works very strange.When I started some prog, in panel appeared icon of running wine, but nothing else. When I click on wine icon I get empty screen, Alt+Tab = same ...
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How do I remove wine and playonlinux completely?

PlayOnLinux isn't working, so I uninstalled and then re-installed it. But still it isn't working. I think I did not uninstall it correctly. Could someone help me?
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How can I patch a PPA and then upload the patched source to my PPA?

I'm trying to do something very simple but I'm having a lot of problems. I am trying to have a patched wine PPA. I want to download the wine1.7 ppa source from the ubuntu team ppa, apply 1 patch file, ...
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I have problem and I cant install someone help me packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6: Depends: wine1.6-i386? [duplicate]

I marked the problem i cant install with ubuntu center and Synaptic i cant repair !! The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6: Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1: 1.6.1-0ubuntu1 PPA1 ~ ~ ...
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can someone please tell is there any means to install Paltalk messenger in Ubuntu 14 (latest)?

am using paltalk messenger a long time and recently i changed my operating system from windows to ubuntu 14, so could someone please lead me to install Paltalk in my new arrangement. thanks in ...
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Using garena+ to play league of legends PH

As you read the title.. So how could i use garena+ to run league of legends. I also use wine to run garena, and i also have tried playonlinux but still when i press "start league of legends" it just ...
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Can't Install Wine, held Packages [duplicate]

I am getting this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: udev : Depends: libudev1 (= 204-5ubuntu20.2) but 204-5ubuntu20.4 is to be installed E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650M Drivers for Ubuntu on Lenovo Y500 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have used it and installed it on an old pc for my family which works wonderfully even playing SimCity 2013 through wine. I am looking to switch my Lenovo Y500 to Ubuntu. ...
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setcap CAP_NET_RAW+ep wine

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.1 with Bumblebee and nvidia-331 as graphic driver and wine 1.7.22. I am having the problem that using sudo setcap CAP_NET_RAW+ep /usr/bin/wine has the side effect (?) ...
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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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Wine installation not completing due to held broken packages

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit and I want to install wine. This is the output of sudo apt-get install wine: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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What is Wine. Is it part of Ubuntu?

I want to run MS Office on Ubuntu and have found messages saying you can do it with Wine, but I don't know what Wine is.
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How to tell if wine is rooted? [duplicate]

I’ve heard that wine can install window viruses if rooted. How can I tell if my wine is rooted?
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Error Line 1 unmet dependencies!

I got on today and after being on for 30 min it crashed and said there was a internal error. After restarting i had a red negative sign in the top right hand side of my menu bar. It said to look in my ...
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Spotify installed packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I used wine to emulate the Windows version of Spotify and I recently just uninstalled it and ever since then, when I start up my Ubuntu, after a while I will get this restricted logo beside the wifi ...
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How to change the locale in WINE for all programs?

http://timcampyy.tumblr.com/post/90771619172/emofuri-problem-solved , This is what I am trying to solve; it involves me changing the locale to japanese, THEN reinstalling, which is why I need it to ...
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Are there really security risk when running Wine? [duplicate]

I remember reading somewhere that since Wine's job is to pretty much emulate Windows so that you can run Windows programs, it puts a risk on your Linux machine since Windows Viruses can also run ...
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How do I run a windows exe on ubuntu natively?

I'm making an exe file that I want to be able to have run on both linux and windows, but I don't want the exe to have to run in grub. I need it to be an exe as I need it to have basically the same ...
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how to get spotify running in winetricks

I am trying to get spotify running in winetricks. It says it installed then opened a internet explorer window and that is as far as I can get. Any suggestions?
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Adding another partition to 14.04 - what mount-point/settings needed?

Firstly sorry if this is a bit too detailed for this kind of question but I fear not telling you enough to be able to help me! So, I have a duel boot (UEFI) laptop which had Win7 on it which I ...
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wine app in tray

I've just installed a mouse driver app using wine, and when I run the application, the icon of the app appears near the WiFi icon (in windows this appears in the system tray.), and when I right click ...
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Payday 2 WINE problems

So I'm wanting to play Payday 2. Which I do successfully but I have some problems. The first one is that when I try to type something in chat it crashes and exits the game. I type the message into the ...
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How do I reinstall VPN from Windows 8?

I have VPN private internet access; I saved it onto my hard drive when switching from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04. The file is VPNinstallerWIN.exe. I downloaded Wine and have set up the configuration ...
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can't run minecraft with ubuntu or wine since update to 14.04

i have followed other available advice on minecraft, java, etc, but can't find anything that works. here is my story: for a couple years i have been successfully running a cracked windows version of ...
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How to uninstall a particular dll from winetricks?

Have Googled for this but couldn't find a way to re-install riched20.dll I installed to install a Windows application (I don't remember the application) some days ago. Is there anyway(command-line or ...
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Outlook 2010 via wine is installed, but can't add an account / Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed MS Office 2010 using wine on Ubuntu 14.04. When I open Outlook and try to add new account, I see following: http://www.imagebam.com/image/e0d8c2344431849 I press "Add account" and ...
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Sound distorted/choppy in WINE. I've looked everywhere for a fix

I installed the Windows version of Steam on top of WINE. I then proceeded to download the Windows version of The Witcher. Surprisingly, the graphics run beautifully with no tweaks. The issue is with ...
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Small snag when installing WINE

I was installing WINE on a fresh install of 14.10, and I was sent to some DOS-looking screen. I hit Enter to get through the EULA, but I think I accidentally hit it twice because it sped through a ...
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I just want to install wine. It's asking me to remove packages that I use

I've been trying for days now to install wine. I even went so far as to install synaptic and run it through ssh to pop up on my Windows machine. When I go to install anything to do with wine, it wants ...
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How to backup virtual drives with PlayOnLinux?

PlayOnLinux installs the applications in separate virtual drives. Each virtual drive represents a different windows machine. I have configured PlayOnLinux on my laptop and installed several programs ...
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Sketchup 2014 (using Wine) freezes on startup

I'm trying to get Sketchup 2014 to work on Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine 1.7. When I start the application, I get the startup screen, which works fine, but after I selected the template and the main ...
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Run a ThinApp Sandboxed Portable App in Wine

Is there a way to run at Wine portable applications that run in Sandboxes like those build in VmWare ThinApp? I can't run in Wine anyone.
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Running {command vs through bash script} + redirect output

I am not sure if it is one or two issues here: file /usr/bin/line1 wine /home/aiao/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/LINE/Line.exe > /dev/null 2>&1 file /usr/bin/line2 ...
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How do I fix Netflix requiring Silverlight update?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, which I installed using the original release (not the newer 12.04.2 release), and have been successfully using netflix-desktop ever since the ppa:ehoover/compholio ...
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Running windows apps on Ubuntu (wine?)

Hello brothers & sisters in Linux! I have a question concerning running windows applications on Ubuntu. I was using Ubuntu for a long time, but then I had to convert back to Windows because I ...
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How to run non-unicode program using wine in Ubuntu?

I am trying to run an Arabic application using Wine. Its in non-Unicode. In XP, Windows 7 it's quite easy to select appropriate language under Region and Settings. I can't find support for this.
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Wine sometimes crashes entire system

Sometimes, programs that I am running with Wine (1.7) will crash my entire system. (Ubuntu 14.04) Clarification: during these crashes, Ubuntu is 100% non-responsive. I unable to use all of the ...
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Wine problem - Wacom pressure not responding

I'm a new Ubuntu user, I've tried fedora before for a couple of weeks on a friend's pc and I fell in love with linux, I was told ubuntu was easier for linux new comers and that why I installed it :) ...
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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Problem to use alias with Wine ie8

I want to use alias with ie8 using wine. But I don't want to to use $ wine 'C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore And just $ ie8 But I can't: vitor@vitor-pc:~$ alias ie8='wine ...
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Run iTunes without virtualizing Windows?

I know I could use VirtualBox or VMWare, but does anyone know of a way to run iTunes without having to run Windows virtually on Ubuntu? Will iTunes run using Wine? Is there a better more native way ...