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 improve GUI and font appearance of programs installed under CrossOver?

This can be done in Wine but can it be done in CrossOver?
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Gaming makes my CPU Temp & GPU Core Temp 85C+

Why playing Games in Ubuntu 10.04 using Wine makes my CPU Temp & GPU Core Temp 85C+ , also using flash player or browsing sites that use shock-wave flash plug in leads to the same problem "CPU ...
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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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Is there a directory of Wine compatible software?

Is there a website that lists software that runs well, or not well, under Wine?
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How well does Microsoft Office Excel work in Wine? [closed]

Some interest in Excel 2003, but primarily in Excel 2007. Wondering if advanced features, such as macros can be made to work flawlessly. Or if there are any major issues I should know about. Using an ...
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Viruses in wine? [duplicate]

The Story I installed wine some time ago, and after trying out some versions of Cinema 4D that were "free", I looked in the comments of the videos, and saw some people complaining about viruses. I ...
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Installation Problem MS Office 2013 using Wine

I try to install MS office 2013 in Ubuntu 12.10 using Wine. But It says: error: newer windows version needed. How Can I fix this error.
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Windows installer on CD (executable bit)

I am trying to install a Windows program with Wine, but it reports that it won't run because it's not executable. How in the world am I supposed to add an executable bit in the static medium of CD?
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Install Microsoft Office Pro 2010 on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to install Microsoft Office Pro 2010 on Ubuntu 13.04 using Wine. I have read several threads and everybody seems to be able to do this but me. So I am giving a shoutout for help. I tried ...
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Install wine1.6-amd64 from ubuntu-wine ppa asked for installing wine1.6-i386 as well

When installing wine1.6 and wine1.6-amd64 from ppa:ubuntu-wine on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal), it always asked me for installing wine1.6-i386 root@ezgo64:/etc/apt/sources.list.d# LC_ALL=C apt-get ...
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How to associate file types with wine in nautilus

I have Ubuntu 12.10 with Nautilus 3.4.2. After installing wine "apt-get install wine" are exe files still associated with the archive manager. In previous versions of ubuntu I've always right ...
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Unable to download videos using IDM on Ubuntu

I have installed Wine and I have installed IDM on it. However, I do not get the link which asks me whether I want to download the video on the page which I get while using Windows. As a result, I am ...
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How to use Wine?

I installed Wine from the Ubuntu Software Center, but I'm really not sure how to get my Windows applications to work. I have Photoshop installed on a the Windows partition of my hard drive and I ...
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Shader Model 3.0 not recognized in Wine [duplicate]

I am running the Wine PPA (VErsion 1.4rc2 right now) and was going to test it with World of warcraft and Skyrim. But in the WoW video configuration it appears as tho it is not detecting the Shader ...
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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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Internet Explorer 8 in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? Is it possible to get IE8 running in Ubuntu? It seems quite feasible to me, as I had gotten IE7 to run via Wine awhile ...
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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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Graphics problems with applications

For some reason, I've got some graphical issues sometimes. Mostly with AbiWord, LibreOffice (and OpenOffice.org), and Wine applications. I've added some screenshots below t oclarify a bit. This is not ...
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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 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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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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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 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 ...
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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 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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How to mount USB flash drive to WINE?

I download YUMI from pendrivelinux.com, the website tell me I can use WINE to run it ( using WINE from default repo on raring), but when I run it my USB drive wont show up on YUMI, I have tried to ...
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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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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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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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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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Unmet dependencies error when installing wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Wine not installable on my system? The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5 : Depends: wine1.5-i386 (= 1.5.16-0ubuntu1) but it is not installable ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I install “Slender” through Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I'm currently trying to install wine 1.5.9raw 3 in order to play 'Slender' through PlayOnLinux, but as I try to run it, my laptop says it cannot find that particular wine version. Can I download it ...
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Running League of Legends on Samsung Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 ARM

I purchased this Samsung chromebook and installed xfce along with ubuntu 12.04.4. I am completely new to everything linux, and I realize that using "playonlinux" league of legends is able to be played ...
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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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How to install Wine from already downloaded package? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install wine? Identifying and Downloading Dependency for an Offline PC I downloaded Wine from Windows but don't know how to install it in Ubuntu. Please help.
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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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How do I enable font anti-aliasing in Wine?

Fonts in some Wine applications (Word 2007 for example) are heavily aliased. How do I turn on anti aliasing for Wine applications?
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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 ...