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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Is Wine what I think it is? [duplicate]

My first impression is that Wine is a simulated Windows environment which uses free (and presumably open source) libraries as an alternative to Microsoft's proprietary libraries. Those libraries ...
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How compatible is Wine with Windows as of today?

Observation shows that some Windows softwares run perfectly on Wine and some just fail miserably. Rather than trying them out randomly, I wanted to create a place where we can have some ideas about ...
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Can I play windows game using wine and/or through steam?

When I download Wine to play Windows games, will I also be able to play those Windows games through Steam? I'm very new to ubuntu and I would need an advise in this regard.
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Pokerstars Download Using Wine

I have downloaded wine 1.6 from here: https://www.winehq.org/download/ubuntu I then downloaded the pokerstars from here: http://www.pokerstars.net/poker/download/ Both downloads went fine (I think) ...
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Can Wine software use Unity Application Menu?

Wine applications which I used show menu under window top border. Is there any way to use global application menu in Wine applications? Will this function be available in next releases of Wine/appmenu ...
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Wine 1.5 %ProgramFiles% error

I'm trying to install d3dx9 with winetricks on wine 1.5 from ppa and I keep getting an error. I tried: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winecfg sudo WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winetricks ...
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How do I remove a wine program?

I want to remove Spotify version 0.61 because it crashes on start up. But when I hit the "remove/modify" button it deselects my selection (spotify) and chooses the program above it (Counter-strike 1.6)...
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Cannot install driver for a Wimax modem

I'm trying to run a program via wine. This is a wimax modem (Qubee bd) Green Packet uh-235. But when I click the qubeewcm.exe I receive the following error message: runtime error(at-1:0): cannot ...
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StarCraft II Ubuntu 14.04 installation for a noob

I followed some online instructions for installing StarCraft II from Installing StarCraft II on Ubuntu 14.04 and then it was trying to download eurofixi.exe from an FTP site and not getting any ...
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How can I get a program I run in Wine to lock to my launcher?

I installed Evernote with Wine on Ubuntu 14.04, and it works great. I'd love to have the icon stay on the Launcher for speedy access, but when I right-click and select that option, all I get is the ...
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Unable to install wine on ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I am using following article to fix this issue: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2246183 This is the output I get: aditya@aditya-Vostro-3446:~/$ sudo apt-get purge wine [sudo] password for ...
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How do I run WarCraft Frozen Throne (DOTA)?

I am Using Linux for the very first time And i have one question. Dunno if it will be answered,but i hope so.. I have fujitsu ah 530 with intergrated video card(INTEL HD) so can i play my fav game on ...
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Installing and running games

I installed some classic games, one being Starcraft, and when attempting to open and play the game with Wine, all I get is the option to Play Starcraft. Once I select the option, nothing happens. The ...
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When trying to install Wine on 12.10, 'Sudo' command will not let me type in a password

As the title explains, I have been attempting to install Wine on my laptop which is running 12.10. When I access the command terminal and entered sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa I was ...
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How to get MIDI output from a Windows application via Wine

I develop a windows application and am curious whether it works via Wine. The application runs fine with Wine but I get no sound. In fact, I'm not sure whether my ubuntu installation has MIDI ...
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Alt Key Functionality broke in Wine program after upgrade to 12.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and all ALT key functionality is gone in this Wine program I've been using for years. The program is elderly, it came out back in 2005, but it's worked beautifully under ...
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wine error - can't execute because its an .exe file

I'm trying to run a windows executable mounted through Archive Mounter. I followed the directions of a previous answer, which was 'Open with ISO master, change permissions of the file(s), save the ....
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Remove Entries of previously installed windows with wine [duplicate]

In my previous version, in Natty I think, I installed MS Office and some other windows software via wine. They have cluttered a lot of places including the Open with and other mime related operations. ...
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No Wine menu showing up in main menu

I have uninstalled Wine and then reinstalled a few weeks later, now there is no Wine menu in the main menu. I can't get to anything Wine related. How do I reset the menu so Wine shows up?
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Installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Wine 1.4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MS Word will not install: “pol_error” Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus will not install because of windows codecs. I need help on installing dotnet20, ...
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Skyrim with PlayOnLinux audio is choppy [closed]

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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How can I install a two disk game with Wine?

I would like to install Medieval II : Total War under wine. Everything goes well until I am prompted to install the second dvd-rom to finish the install. No matter what path I supply to the ...
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Unmet Dependencies when I try to install wine or skype

I have a dell inspiron 64 bit and I'm running both windows 7 and Ubuntu in dual boot I am having trouble installing skype and wine. When I try to install skype etc I get the following error: sudo ...
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No sound Civ 5 and wine

I have installed Civilization 5 retail version with an update pack called update 7 via WINE and while the game runs well I am unable to get any sound working. I am running 12.04 and version 1.4 of ...
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I Installed Ubuntu many times, but it's not working, there is no option to boot Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu in a Windows 7 PC in its G: partition. But after installation and restarting the PC, there is no option for boot to Ubuntu. I am not a computer expert. Please help me. During ...
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How to block internet access for wine applications?

How can one prevent specific or any wine applications from accessing the internet? When using certain applications under Windows, they were trying to access the internet from time to time without ...
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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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Run .NET 2.0 applications for Win

I am trying to run application for Windows on Ubuntu 11.10 I tried wine /path/to/file.exe Error is: wine: Install Mono for Windows to run .NET 2.0 applications. I have mono(seems to be not ...
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How can I get Kindle for PC working on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

How do I get Kindle for PC working on Ubuntu 12.04? Kindle Cloud can't copy paste so that's not a good solution. The e-books seem to be encoded so that Caliber cannot open them/convert them, so ...
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Is there any way to get AutoHotKey or IronAHK working?

I am very interested in getting AutoHotKey, the windows program for automation of keystrokes, working under Ubuntu. So far I have installed Wine, but am unable to use any of my previous windows ...
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How do I get back the default Ubuntu fonts after installing wine?

I installed wine and now I notice a different font on facebook and a couple of other sites I use a lot. So, how do I get back the default Ubuntu fonts?
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p11-kit: Typical problem with Wine

I've installed Wine 1.7 with Winetricks on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. I've tried to launch any .exe files, but still is a problem: p11-kit: couldn't load module: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/pkcs11/...
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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 associate a file with a program installed in wine

I want to open images using Fast Stone Image viewer in Ubuntu. I have installed the application in wine. How to associate jpg file to always open in Faststone that installed in wine.
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Nvidia problem when installing wine [duplicate]

I have a system that has optimus Nvidia card, so when i try to install wine it says. The following packages will be REMOVED: nvidia-libopencl1-331-updates I have tried wine1.6 & wine1.7 same ...
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How to remove ttf-mscorefonts completely?

I tried remove the installer itself, but the fonts are still there..Is there away to COMPLETELY REMOVE the fonts?
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How to install Adobe Reader X in Ubuntu?

I want to install Adobe Reader X (10 or 11) in my system. But there is no native application available for Linux. After doing Google I have seen that Adobe Reader 10.1.14 is given gold rating with ...
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How to roll-back or downgrade kernel on 14.04 (re: Wine stopped working)?

With a recent update (I'm on 14.04 LTS), Wine suddenly stopped working. It turns out this has already been reported at WineHQ where the related bug reports are linked. The advice there is to ...
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How to uninstall a software that has been installed using wine?

I have installed Ms Office 7 using wine, I need to install office 10. can someone tell me how can i uninstall office 7?
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Running .Net 4.0 application with Wine

I'm attempting to run a simple program in Wine, under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, however it complains that fixme:mscoree:parse_supported_runtime sku=L".NETFramework,Version=v4.0" not implemented fixme:...
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How do you uninstall wine 1.5?

I installed Wine through the terminal using these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5 I know that I've removed at least part of ...
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How to install LINE (messaging app) on Ubuntu

I would like to install LINE chat platform on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system. Please, could anyone provide me the steps to successfully install this software?. I've been trying to install this software ...
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Install Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (Wine) will not allow to enter CDKEY

I just installed Microsoft Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (a Wine's front end), and it installed successfully, the only problem is that I can't enter the serial number, becouse the text box will not ...
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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 information......
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Photoshop CS2 under Wine 1.4 Messes up Unity Desktop

I'm aware that the general consensus is that Photoshop is at best barely usable under Wine. I'm one of the lucky few that got CS2 (apparently one of the least quirky) running well under Wine 1.4 in ...
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What is the proper way to patch Wine for a custom PPA?

I've been manually applying patches to Wine for use on my own machine, but I want to put it in a PPA for my friends and relations. Currently I follow this procedure: Get the latest source from an ...
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How to download Wine (wine1.5-i386 Broken Package Error)?

I have tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5 and it failed. The error seems to be: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Wine segfault on Ubuntu 14.04

$ wine --version wine-1.7.47-161-g1a0c4ef $ winecfg syslog: kernel: [33279.238873] wineserver[9087]: segfault at eeb102d0 ip 00000000eeb102d0 sp 0000000052879ac0 error 14 in ld-2.19.so[7fb3eeb0f000+...
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Team Viewer on Ubuntu! Is it running through wine?

I downloaded recently Team Viewer on my Ubuntu system, so my question is: Does it run through wine? And if yes, why is this a .deb file? Is it possible to make .deb files but running with wine? **...
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Why do the same Wine applications appear in applications list many times? How to fix this?

Why are there 4 IEs (I have not installed them manually, may be one, but not four), 2 WordPads, 2 "winebrowsers" (and 2 notepads there up the list)? Do you know how fix this correctly?