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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installation of wine

i was trying to install wine on ubuntu 14.04. I used the command sudo apt-get install wine. A complete process was worked out. Around 140 MB data was downloaded from the internet but suddenly it was ...
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I can't open a program in WINE, it says that “the archive is corrupted” what do I do?

I am trying to open up a .exe file in wine but when I type in the code it says the archive is corrupted (side note: Yes, I did delete the file and redownload it, that was my first reaction). I typed ...
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some applications create unknown files with exe and pif extension in external disk and usb stick in wine

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.2 platform. I installed some Windows applications in Wine. I noticed that when I run an application in Wine it creates numerous suspicious random file names with pif and exe ...
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How do I open Wine again!

Sigh...so this might be a stupid question. I'm learning my way around Ubuntu (been bottle feed on windows my whole life). I figured out how to install wine, then steam, then installed Skyrim. This ...
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Problem in loading Unity3D using wine

Recently I installed unity3D x86 4.5 on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit using playonlinux (wine 1.7.38). During installing, I installed tahoma and .net framework 4. After this I started Unity3D which loaded badly ...
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Can I play a 'not available for Linux' game on Steam using Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I bought a games bundle which has games that are both available and not available for Linux. I understand that to play the available games for Linux I only have to download Steam and voilà. But is it ...
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Error trying to install pipelight

I try to install pipelight but I get an error msg. What can I do about it? $ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Mono does not appear to be installed error (WineTricks)

I'm trying to install dotnet4.5 using winetricks on Ubuntu12.04 64bit. It keeps on giving me "Mono does not appear to be installed " error though i have mono installed . I ran these two commands to ...
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How to install road-rash game into linux? how to install registry files manually into wine?

How to install old road rash game into wine and manually edit registry. I try it by following way but i unable to fix it. Provide simple step by step guide for it. I read:- ...
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Is there a Linux alternative to VoiceShaper?

I would like to use VoiceShaper but unfortunately in my VirtualBox virtual machine running Windows 7, it does not work. Also, in WINE it does not recognize any input or output devices. So, do you ...
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Slow internet issues on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm getting some internet issues; more specifically very high ping when playing video games, League of Legends most noticeably. I have OS X and Windows ...
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Problem in Wine with Kurdish fonts

when I install Wine on Ubuntu 15.04 I have a problem with my fonts. I have downloaded all Winetricks fonts, but this has not fixed my font problem. How can I remove all Wine fonts? Or how can I fix ...
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Starting specific program (via wine) in different language

I have a program that i am trying to run in Hebrew and have not been successful for a long time. On the file properties under"Command" it says {env WINEPREFIX="/home/yehoshua/.wine" wine ...
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Package dependencies can not be resolved error while installing wine in a 64-bit PC

When ever I am trying to install Wine from Ubuntu Software Center, I always get the above said error and details are as follows. Please help me install wine. The following packages have unmet ...
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How to install Microsoft silverlight on Ubuntu with wine

i want to install Microsoft silverlight on ubuntu is there an way for that
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How to fix battle.net ui

I'm using Ubutu 14.04 I've installed Diablo 3 and thus battle.net launcher with playonlinux from my cd as well but this is how it looks like http://imgur.com/c8CR3SQ The UI is split in half ...
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Can I install MS OFFICE 2013 (Genuine Version) inside Wine in Lubuntu 14.10?

I have a genuine version of MS OFFICE 2013 as .exe format. Can I install and execute it as a full program inside the wine in lubuntu 14.10? Without installing Windows in my computer.
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How to run patching program as sudo with Wine?

I've recently installed Wine on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I'm trying to patch a game I get the following error: Please run the patching program again with full administrative rights! So I tried to run ...
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Prevent access to a folder in WINE (running on Lubuntu)

I have a windows executable that takes in a project file name and runs it this way, under WINE (on Lubuntu). I call the below line through a batch file that resides in the same application directory ...
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Is Grasshopper for Rhino also running in Ubuntu?

Does anybody got to run Grasshopper for Rhino 5 1? Could you please share some info about how to install it? 1 Grasshopper – algorithmic modeling for Rhino
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What should be my Wine configuration

I use a laptop with 3rd Gen CORE i5-2410M with 6 GB of RAM. I wanted to know what would be the best configurations(suggest me regedits and other things) for wine that could be done for playing games ...
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Edubuntu Computer Lab

I'm converting my lab at school from Windows 7 to Edubuntu. There are 24 PCs and one teacher's computer wich will also run Edubuntu. There will be about 200 students using the lab. There is a ...
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How do I auto-restart my server after it crashes?

I have a vps running debian 7 x86. I have installed wine in it and I am hosting a halo server on it. Some times, some maps cause the server to crash, and it takes a lot of time to open the VPS and run ...
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VRAM usage from DE

I'm using NVIDIA GT 705 /1gbDD3.64bit.48CudaCores/, Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3. While playing Heroes of the Storm VRAM usage is going up to 945 so here is the question: Will it makes difference if i ...
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Slow performance (Ubuntu 14.10) on core i7 (mobile 3rd)and 8 GB of ram.(Asus k56cb)

community I been using windows for ages, but I wanted to try something new, and get some experience on Linux based OS. So I have formated my ssd and installed Ubuntu, installed updates and needed ...
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How do I remove the brontok virus that has infected my Ubuntu via Wine?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu and was recently infected with the brontok virus it managed to infect my Ubuntu - through my flash drive - because I have Wine installed. I had used the USB in an infected ...
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how do I remove “open with pdf-xchange” in the right click menu?

I've installed pdf-xchange using wine and found it buggy. Then I try to uninstall it, however it is not shown in wine-uninstall. So I went to ~/.wine/folder and delete it. But when I right click a ...
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Trouble accessing Netflix

I've spent 4 hours trying to get Netflix to work on my Ubuntu. I've been to many Help pages and tried various things, including: trying to install Chrome and failing ("Failed to satisfy all ...
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“Program Error” every time I start up DB:XV through Wine

I have recently purchased Dragon Ball: Xenoverse through Steam, and I also started it through Steam in Winetricks' wineprefix. However, whenever I try to start it up, the screen freezes and and ...
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How to forcefully remove wine with unmet dependencies that are not resolved by sudo apt-get -f install

Firstly, the unmet dependencies are not being met by sudo apt-get -f install The following commands were not successful for removing wine Optional, to remove Wine 1.7.45 and winetricks, open a new ...
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Dark Souls crashes on launch under PlayOnLinux Wine

After a fair amount of trial and error, I've managed to create a shortcut on my desktop that runs Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition through Steam, through Wine, and edited it to run through primus, ...
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Foxit reader portable do not remember the configuration?

I've installed a portable Foxit reader using wine. Everything is fine except the program do not remember any configurations I've set up. For example, I configured the default noting color to green, ...
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Can't install Cheese or OBS-Studio

I use Kubuntu 14.04 and I recently installed Wine and PlayOnLinux. I am trying to download OBS-Studio and cheese but it won't work. Before I downloaded Wine and PlayOnLinux cheese worked fine.I tryed ...
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Playonlinux - Emulate a virtual desktop

I'm using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 + Gnome and I followed the answer to this question on how to play games on a window, rather than on full screen. However, changing the wine config to emulate a ...
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Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Wine has stopped working

All I can do is browse the c: drive. I removed and reinstalled wine and it still won't open. What can I do? (I am trying to open it in the GUI).
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Alice Madness Returns freezes without warnings

Alright, I have looked up everything for this game and the result is always the same, the game opens and the loading screen shows the swinging key until it freezes, there is no loading text just the ...
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Allowing other users to use wine

I am using ubuntu 15.04. I have installed wine in the superuser account so that I can use MS office 2010. But I can't use it when I login the other normal user account. Is is possible to set the ...
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When I open minecraft.jar it opens wine

When I try to open minecraft.jar it always opens using the wine program. What can I do to fix that? I've tried re-installing minecraft.jar. But that just re-opens the wine program.
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How to deal with spaces and quotes in the command line

I have used this link for preventing programs use the Internet connection on Ubuntu/Linux. However I still can't complete the last step as shown: $ ni wine C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit ...
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Sims 3 Launcher will not work

I recently installed Sims 3 and all it's expansions and I've been having problems with the launcher. The game works perfectly when I open it up from the .Wine Program Files but the launcher will not ...
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PlayonLinux issues with game installation

Trying to install and run AOE III using PlayonLinux-Wine loader. After manually selecting the file (installer) and activating, it initiates but then throws up an error message
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Problem with mono when run a windows application

mono myfile.exe System.DllNotFoundException: wininet.dll at (wrapper managed-to-native) Multiple_Website_Viewer.Form1:InternetSetOption (intptr,int,intptr,int) at ...
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Wine Installation

I tried to install wine on my Ubuntu 14.04 by using following commands, sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.7 and i get following: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y Get:1 ...
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World of Tanks - Critical Error

I have installed WoT on Ubuntu no problem, with the use of wine, however when I run the program I get a dialog box with a header that reads: "World of Tanks - Critical Error" The dialog box reads: "An ...
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Does installing WINE make a Ubuntu PC less secure? [duplicate]

Does anyone know if installing WINE on a Ubuntu PC make it more prone to security risks i.e. malware, virii, system security exploits, etc? I would like to know more about why it would or would not ...
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Can't Install Wine1.6 on 64bit [duplicate]

I trying to install wine with sudo apt-get install wine1.6 and Terminal showing this Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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Wine Black window issue

I'm having issues with wine, It is a black window, sound works fine, this only happens on anything that is uses 3D/2D graphics. I'm using a GMA 3100 graphics card, and have no clue why this is ...
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cannot access files downloaded from Wine application for Utorrent in Ubuntu 14.04

i downloaded Utorrent for windows I downloaded Wine application in my Ubuntu OS. I ran utorrent using Wine application. It worked well. But then, after i had downloaded the files. When i click on ...
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GTA San Andreas screen issue running on wine

When I launch gta_sa.exe the screen goes blank and comes back with the screen resolution messed up. The desktop is HUGE. With the game also fully responsive I can only see the top right of the game.