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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Adding another Wine or “Virtual Drive” to removable USB and playing games from it

I have recently installed 14.04 Ubuntu on my Chromebook using crouton. I am not much of a Ubuntu person, nor Linux. My Chromebooks capacity is 16 GB, and I only get to use about 8-9 GB. I already ...
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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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Bioshock 1/Playonlinux - can't turn 360°

I'm trying to play this game through PlayOnLinux, the graphic and the sound got no problem. However, I can not make the character turn 360°. I saw in WineHQ that this is a problem of an old version ...
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Installation with wine error

I downloaded vds 6.0 (a script type programming language for windows OS's) and now I am trying to install it in ubuntu 14.04. I looked at wine app database and I found that vds 6 works on wine. Here ...
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Problem updating and installing

I am new to Ubuntu , having just decided to move from windows and a having some problems . I cannot seem to install anything from the software manager , it wont even start downloading and when it ...
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TuxLoL says that the directory is in incorrect

me@adrian-Ubuntu:~/tuxlol-0.1-dd62ba8-bin$ mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir "~/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/LeagueOfLegends/drive_c/Riot\ Games/League\ of\ Legends/" The specified directory is invalid. ...
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Christmas Shopper Simulator on Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr [duplicate]

I want to try playing a game that I've seen a lot of videos on. It is called Christmas Shopper Simulator. I got the .msi file from the site, and tried to run it using Wine Windows Program Loader. ...
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Pokemon Uranium Keeps Crashing

Okay, so I tried to play Pokemon Uranium using PlayOnLinux, but it keeps crashing near the end of the opening flashback scene. I googled fixes, but all I found were references to Windows and Mac ...
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Color chooser doesn't work in wine apps

Color chooser doesn't work in wine apps (for example, HeidiSQL: right click on tree item->tree style options->select session background color...). Button just do nothing. kubuntu-14.04 wine-1.6.2 ...
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Allow sudo in default guest account

I am trying to run Microsoft Office for some public workstations. I have added the following entry to my sudoers file: %win ALL=(windows) NOPASSWD: /usr/share/playonlinux/ /home/windows/.PlayOnLinux ...
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Wine Windows program loader issue with LTpowerCAD2 installation in power

I have an issue with installing of LTpowerCAD program by using Wine (Windows program loader). I downloaded LTpowerCad design tool from Linear Technology - ...
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Yardi on Ubuntu, Patric, digitalbeachbum

I am trying to run an old DOS real estate management program Yardi 4.0 on ubuntu. Has anybody done it successfully? I had read a post here from a user 'digitalbeachbum', Patric, earlier last year ...
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Japanese characters show as boxes in steam on playonlinux

I have installed steam through playonlinux however Japanese characters are showing as boxes. I am not Japanese and would rather the text be English so I understand it however it is incredibly annoying ...
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wine and DiRT 3

I wanted to play steam dirt 3 on wine and it says A manually patched version of wine is mandatory (Bug 33034 ) or the game will show the "Checking Content..." screen forever. I did the other bugs on ...
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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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Dualboot Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 14.04 No Windows Bootloader on grub2

So, I had Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu running fine on my laptop until Ubuntu updated to 14.10, after that Ubuntu could not load, just a Purple Screen and a Blinking CapsLock Key, so I booted into Windows ...
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cannot change wine resolution

i have gotten wine in a certain small resolution so when i try to fix it the window is too small to click the "apply changes" box in the configuration window. HELP! [1]: ...
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Enable hardware acceleration in WINE

I used WINE to install Bejeweled 3 from my game disk. When I start up, the resolution is set to a low 800x600. http://i.imgur.com/bDxfvng.png When I try to increase it I get the following message: ...
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how to launch Sketch Up via wine

I'm trying to install google sketchup make via wine, the installation is successful but when I click to launch sketchup nothing happens, just nothing... wine: 1.7 ubuntu: 14.04 sketch up :2015 any ...
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Unity3D not running on Ubuntu

I want to run Unity3d in my 14.04 via Wine. I installed Unity3d for windows from it's official website but when I try to run Unity 5.0.0f4 (64-bit).exe it shows me this message. I found one same ...
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Wine GTA San Andreas problems

So I installed Grand Theft Auto San Andreas (non-cd crack) with Wine. But when I start it, the screen gets zoomed in the left part of the screen and I can't see anything. Can't close everything, ...
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WINE not working on external monitor

Certain games/applications on WINE work fine on my primary display, but just freeze (display wise) on my external monitor. They still function (ie: arrow keys result in sounds and things) and if I ...
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Running Adobe Dreamweaver on Ubuntu

Is it possible to run Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 on Ubuntu 14.04 having installed it on windows 7 if I'm dual booting?
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How can I get Ubuntu to run Innova Pro PC-Link

I have an ODB2 car scanner and, to find out the codes from the car and what the problem is with the car, I have to connect the scanner to my pc with Innova Pro PC-Link. I have tried to start the ...
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Might & Magic: Duel of Champions working with wine but crashing randomly (Unhandled C++ Exception)

After some researching and effort I managed to have the game running using the methods described here, which I'll quote below for ease of reading: Step 1: Downloading the game -install missing ...
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originpro 2015 under wine

I have unsuccesfully tried to install Originpro (data analysis tool) under wine. The problem is that many libraries (msvcrt110 and others) are missing, hence the software is not bootable. I have ...
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Problem with installing pc game Rome Total War on Ubuntu via Wine

Need your help. Sorry for my explanation, I'm only beginner using Ubuntu. I have problem installing "Rome Total war" via Wine on my computer. I've installed the following on my Wine: corefonts ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Synaptics Touchpad works on login screen, stops working after login

The last thing I remember installing was Wine and some library (I'm new to linux and I've forgotten) and after I rebooted the touchpad would not work anymore. Let me know what other information you ...
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Can't install The Dude on Ubuntu

$ wine dude-install-4.0beta3.exe Application tried to create a window, but no driver could be loaded. Make sure that your X server is running and that $DISPLAY is set correctly. ...
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how to auto start wine debugger on crash, and determine crash context?

I am trying to determine the context of a crash, so I can change the application settings related to the context. The crash is like "wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to"... but the other ...
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Wine to run Windows application that has INPUT file

I am trying to run a Windows *.exe file on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed Wine. When I run the file, I need to specify the name of an input file. In Windows, I would i) create a folder named ...
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Audio is no longer working, after trying to fix In-game sound for playonlinux

So, following this guide here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure) this is the output for the ALSA debug script: http://pastebin.com/zZTAxeQN Everything was working ...
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Runescape application using wine

I downloaded runescape mmorpg and play it using wine. it continuously shuts down on me. It shows the following: Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x00000000 in 32-bit code ...
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Skype with wine crashes

I tried to install the latest Skype with the latest wine (1.7.38). While the installation itself worked, every time I start Skype, after a minute or so, it crashes. Also, there is nothing that ...
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Viruses through MONO

Whole day i was reading about Viruses on Linux ( UBUNTU 14.04 LTS : my os ), so i got to this topic that viruses can effect your computer through WINE( which allows you to run windows app on linux) i ...
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Pinta Image editor for linux

I have heard that you can't run exe/dll files on linux, only wine or cygwin will help to run it, I installed Pinta on my Ubuntu 14.04lts, when I went to its folder to create a launcher, I found .dll ...
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Alternative to Google-Picasa on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I was trying to install picasa using wine winetricks. But I found that picasa is not available for ubuntu 14.04 LTS any more. Even I cannot install wine or wintricks package. Is there any alternative ...
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Steam on Wine no text [duplicate]

When I launch Steam through Wine, no text is shown, just buttons. I am running Wine version 1.6. How do I fix this?
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Add a bunch of exe files in wine and edit environement variables

Disclaimer : Noob here I have installed a software using wine in ubuntu 14.04 . I have 2 issues : The software requires I create a new environment variable and add the path of a certain file. In the ...
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Compiz completely freezes after running application under WINE

I want to looking into this deeper and finally report it back to the devs. Not all WINE applications make compiz freeze, for example I was running Diablo 3 just fine yesterday. Anyway, for some ...
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winetricks fontsmooth-rgb doesn't on biarch install

After Downling, patching and compiling wine following Building Biarch (Shared WoW64) , my photoshop is perfectly patched and running with a wine prefix 32 Code: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine ...
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Help running FightCade application?

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to get the application FightCade (fightcade.com) up and running. I followed the directions in the readme file, but have run up against a wall: I used the terminal to ...
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todolist in wine. how to make it work?

Ubuntu-experts, can you give advices how to make program todolist from abstractspoon work in in wine(ubuntu 14.04)? When I launch todolist in wine it doesn't show any reaction, but another program ...
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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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Install PlayonLinux

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...
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what can i do now , I just delete a document use this : sudo apt-get purge wine\*, and now my system is broken

what can i do now , I just delete a document use this : sudo apt-get purge wine*, and now my system is broken, how to recover the system ,can any one help me. thank you ,I have re-install several ...
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How do I prevent PlayonLinux from disabling my second monitor

I'm playing StarCraft via PlayonLinux and when I run it in full screen it disables my second monitor. Now I've seen the fix for wine, but I run everything wine-related in PlayonLinux. So my question ...
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Trying to install wine for play on linux

This is my first time using Ubuntu, I tried to get Play On Linux to run Microsoft Office, but it wanted Wine. But when trying to install Wine with this command: sudo apt-get install wine1.7 I get ...
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How to run steam on wine

So I recently installed steam on wine to play a windows game (Skyrim) Because you cannot play that game in Ubuntu everything installed perfectly fine except, no words or pictures are showing up I had ...
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NFS Underground 2 screen problem on Linux

so i have the windows version of nfs underground 2 on my linux pc. When i start it up with wine or open the .exe file directly only one quarter of the game window shows on the screen. It doesnt fit ...