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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Halo Combat Evolved Rendering Issue

I'm trying to run Halo Combat Evolved on my macbook pro running ubuntu using playon linux. It's successfully installed and it plays but the screen is rendered unusably with the a mirror image running ...
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Is it possible to locate bottleneck for rendering graphic?

My question sounds rather weird so here is explanation, btw. I am not sure if I should ask it on AskUbuntu or some other StackExchange forum but I am using Ubuntu 14.04 so I decided to post it here. ...
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Can't install Diablo 2 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install Diablo 2 from the Battle Chest on Ubuntu, and am having problems. I tried using PLayOnLinux, but it just froze up when I pressed the install button. Then I tried just using Wine, ...
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Do Wine Viruses only work while Wine is running?

I heard Linux can get viruses through Wine,and I was curious if the viruses work only while Wine is running. In other words, could I stop a virus from doing it's thing by just quitting Wine?
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Are WINE applications sandboxed? [duplicate]

I want to run a small Windows program that has no reputation. I can always scan it, but I can't get feedback from other users on its performance or if it is at all malicious. Rather than go through ...
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How to create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine?

How do I create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine? For example I have Notepad++ /media/DATA/Progs/Notepad++/notepad++.exe and I would like to have a shortcut to it on the ...
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Skyrim with PlayOnLinux audio is choppy

I've been playing The Elder Scrolls V on Ubuntu 14.10 with wine (PlayOnLinux). There's a problem with the audio that makes everything choppy and fuzzy. Everybody's voices sound super-gravelly and ...
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Wine hijacked 'text/plain' file's icon

I recently installed TADS 3 Workbench using Wine and accidentally chose the option to create file type association. Now, all my plain text files have a rather garish icon replacing their default ones. ...
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What are the problems between PulseAudio and Wine

I have read several problems for a long time about wine and pulseaudio in Ubuntu but never understood it clearly. What are the problems or seem to be the problems related to wine and the use by ...
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How to configure wine to install Evernote?

What are the DLL's that I have to install before trying Evernote? I was looking for a detailed answer like this one : How to install and configure wine
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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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Locking Wine applications in the launcher is not permanent

I happily run Word 2007 via Wine on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I prefer having it sit in the launcher for easy access, however, every time I start a new session (that is, logging in or booting up), the ...
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keyboard not working with games in wine

i have ubuntu 14.04 and wine, all up to date. i installed Gothic and gothic 2 gold with play on linux, but the keyboard don't work. I tried to change the windows version(xp, 7, 2000), to use some ...
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How to install fglrx with Wine (Gnome 15.04)

I want to play some Windows-only steam games without having to reboot into Windows every time. But when I install Wine it uninstalls my FGLRX driver software, keeping me from playing games at all. ...
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Solve issues with Wine and x3daudio1_7.dll?

I am attempting to run a Killing Floor 2 Server on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with wine version 1.7.38 as well as winetricks. However, when I attempt to run the server I get this error: wine: Call from ...
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What is [ 0.4486641 ACPI PCC probe failed] starting version 219?

That message just stays there forever and I have to reload Ubuntu 15.04 all over again to continue using computer. I've loaded wine, PlayOnLinux, and a few games. Also loaded steam. All works well for ...
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Wine 1.6.2 Sound No Device Popup?

I'm running a Windows programme (oh I'm sorry but I like this programme) called PopPeeper and when it using a sound notification playing a .wav file it causes a small popup window to appear at the top ...
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Using MS Excel Keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu

I recently switched again from Windows to Ubuntu 13.04. I use MS Excel a lot, and don't want to exchange it from Libre Office. For me it runs fine with Wine. However the reason I switch back to ...
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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Having minimize issues running games in wine with gnome shel

Ok, I have 4 computers all running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell. on all computers when ever I play games in wine I set wine to run in a virtual desktop. On the first 3 computers I can use things like ...
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adding fonts to photoshop CS6 run with wine

I have photoshop CS6 installed and working on Wine1.7. It's actually surprisingly smooth. The only issue I have now is that the fonts are a bit limited, and I'm not sure if it's an issue with wine or ...
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Installing Wine, but Need to Remove Nvidia-opencl-304

I want to install a software that only support Windows platform. So, I think I need to install Wine first. But, in the beginning of installation I got a message to remove Nvidia-opencl-304 before to ...
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wine and cisco ip communicator

does anyone have any tips/tricks for using ipcommunicator with Ubuntu. I have installed it and it works fine running through WINE except the audio configuration. The audio wizard launches every time I ...
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Ubuntu Natilus desktop window collides with windows applications

I'm encountering strange problem while running some windows programs under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i have application opened and i try to press some keys the Nautilus search box (i can't inset image to ...
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can't install wine ubuntu 12.04

I can't install wine in ubuntu 12.04 sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Logitech g520 in Wow

Anyone know how to get the extra buttons working in WoW on a Logitech g520? I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and WoW in wine 1.7.39. I have tried installing the software from Logitech with wine, but it ...
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Troubles after trying to install wine on ubuntu 14.04lts [duplicate]

After trying to install wine I can not get rid of this: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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How to install Samsung AllShare or recommendations for other DNLA Server options?

How can I install Samsung Allshare ( a windows app) on ubuntu 11.04? I have tried unsuccessfully using Wine. Alternatively, can you recommend other DNLA server options?
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ViaCAD under wine 1.6/1.7 — black window

I used with succes ViaCAD v8 2D/3D under wine 1.6, about one year and a half. A mounth ago I played with winetriks at settings and installed from there -- now when I open ViaCAD I get a black window, ...
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Installing msxml6 64-bit with wine

I'm trying to install a software which relies on msxml6, and is only provided in a 64bit version (so I can't use the 32-bit msxml6 provided by winetricks). I downloaded msxml6 from microsoft, and ...
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How can I install Windows software or games?

Can .exe and .msi files (Windows software) be installed in Ubuntu?
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can anybody please tell me EXACTLY how to run a windows game on linux? [duplicate]

I have got the wineprefix 64bit but it seems like its just not the good one and it needs the wineprefix for 32bit? and I havo to install dotnet but it doesnt want to install...
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Battle.net Won't Open

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 a few weeks ago on my system and everything was working fine. Today I went to use Battle.net and all I got was a white window followed by a generic error message. I have ...
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Is there any other way to play windows games on ubuntu?

I tried using wine but it makes the gameplay lag too much. I don't want to go back to windows just to play games. I love ubuntu way too much. So can anyone tell me any methods to play games on my ...
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Office 2010 on 14.04 under wine?

How do I run Office 2010 on Ubuntu 14.04 under wine? While Libre Office opens many files not all are readable.
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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 do I change the resolution of Terraria with PlayOnLinux?

I recently got Terraria, and I'm playing it on my Ubuntu machine with PlayOnLinux. I just set it up with the nice little installer from PlayOnLinux. However, when I run it, the Wine desktop comes up ...
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How to re-install libgcc1:i386 which breaks libgcc1?

So, I went and did something very stupid. I have ubuntu-toolchain-r repository added to repositories which has up to some time ago provided libgcc1:i386 among other things. For a some time now the ...
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Command-line Win32 programs under Ubuntu SERVER 14.04?

Is there any way to get setup Wine in such a way, that allows me to run, at least, command-line-based programs when Ubuntu Server has no GUI? :X
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Using AVRISP MKII and AVR Studio4 in Ubuntu 14.04

Not sure that this is the correct forum, if it isn't just tell me where I should be. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on a Vostro 1500 laptop. I have installed ATMEl AVR Studio 4.18 along with ...
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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 setup it says Wrapper.CreateFile failed with error 32: Sharing ...
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How to install Dashlane on Ubuntu?

I use the password manager Dashlane on Windows. However, I cannot use the same on Ubuntu. I tried installing it using Wine but it didn't help. Can anybody suggest alternative methods?
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Problem installing Serato DJ with Wine 1.7?

After FINALLY being able to get the installer to open for Serato DJ, I begin the process of installing it. It brings up the license agreement, and I check Agree, then hit INSTALL. It initializes the ...
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.exe compatibility layer?

Is there a piece of software that will let me run .exe files as soon as I install the program, without having to go through a complicated process like Wine or PlayOnLinux makes me do? I would like to ...
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I want to Install Wine without an internet connetion?

I have Ubuntu 12.10, and I don't have any internet connection on my PC. Please give me a Link for a Deb Package and Its DEPENDENCIES How can I install wine without Internet?
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Ubuntu 12.04-Wine-Hearthstone/battle.net installing CRASH/FREEZING?

OK guys so I'm new to Ubuntu I couldn't run 14.04 but i finally got 12.04 up and running 100% so I was learning how to install hearthstone on Ubuntu and everything was going perfect from the guide I ...
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Omega Driver conflicting with Wine

After having installed the AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Proprietary driver on my Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 64bit; Wine has been unable to run. I am wondering what would be causing this problem. and how can I ...
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Netgear WiFi Adapter not picking up wifi on channel 12 or 13

I changed OS from Windows 8 to Ubuntu and was using a Netgear WIFI adapter for my windows machine. I is a WNDA3100 v2 adapter supporting 802.11b/g/n and 5GHz. I used ndiswrapper and Wine to install ...
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Cannot install.msstyles theme on wine

I can't install my Windows aero msstyles theme in wine. I used PlayOnLinux to install iTunes 10 and during the installation, it installed a Royale theme and was in Windows XP. I went to configure ...
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How to install Playmemories home Software?

I use Sony Vaio laptop. And I would like to install playmemories home, which is a software developed and released by Sony which is not available for Linux I believe. But for a testing I want to ...