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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errors while using 'sudo apt-get update'

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131016.1)/dists/saucy/restricted/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get ...
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Regular expression problem, not finding the results I'm expecting

I am writing a script to install some things and I'm having trouble with a regular expression I am using. I have the Wine repository in my apt sources (ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa) and I am using the ...
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13.10: Partial upgrade created held broken packages

After the last upgrade yesterday some weird things happened. The update uninstalled netflix-desktop, wine and PlayOnLinux and I have not being able to install them again from the terminal nor the ...
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VPN: VPN connect throught another program?

I just downloaded the GTA SA.. and it works fine with the SA:MP 0.3z RC2, but I have a big problem. There is a server which uses a secondary client. I can make it to work with Crossover its works ...
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Camera Monitor keeps triggering

Just installed Firefox into WINE and now webcam-monitor keeps saying something is accessing my webcam. What's going on?
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Play on linux wine menu builder not found

Can anyone help with this? after running TSoT with play on linux, the following is shown in debug mode. [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-South Park: The Stick of Truth.exe wine: cannot find ...
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wine: Install Mono for Windows to run .NET 2.0 applications

I just downloaded the GTA SA.. and it works fine with the SA:MP 0.3z RC2, but I have a big problem. There is a server which uses a secondary client. I tried to run it with WINE and Mono, but it still ...
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Where do I find the applications menu editor?

In a Ubuntu forum, I was researching on how to open wine programs. I found some instructions that may be useful. I can successfully download the programs, but I don't know how to open them. Here the ...
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Wine1.6 gaming problems

I am trying to get my Steam gaming library working. I have steam installed, and one game Dishonored to test the platform. 1 - I installed wine1.6 -> configured it to 32bit via this guide 2 - I ...
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No video in VBA-M in Wine

So I’ve been trying to get VBA-M running on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) 32x via Wine and it's almost working. The only problem I'm having now is a generic Sound only (no video) output issues. ...
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can't update wine

I'm using wine 1.6.1 and want to upgrade to 1,7,13 but it always every time want update: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: wine1.7-amd64 (= ...
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How to install MS Office 2010 in Virtual Box Windows VM

I have installed a virtual machine on my Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) laptop using VirtualBox. I have also installed Windows 7 Professional. I need to be able to access MS Office 2010 using the ...
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Need to know if new GPU will work and a few other questions

Dear fantastic Ubuntu Community I have been planning to ditch windows for sometime now and I need to know a few things, firstly the GPU have does not support the latest version of Ubuntu so I am in ...
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WineCfg launch immediately shuts down

After installing WINE I was not able to launch the WINECFG program from either the application list or from a terminal window. I am getting the error below from the terminal. Thoughts on how to fix ...
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Is there a native Ubuntu version of Mario Forever?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I also have wine. I was hoping that there was some version of Mario Forever that does not require wine. Is there any such version, and if yes, does anyone have a link or ...
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How to close Viber in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS User, so does anyone know, how to disable the Viber icon and/or disable the program, after launch? I have installed the Windows version trough Wine, because I am a 32 bit ...
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How to install wine! [duplicate]

I tried to install Wine through the Terminal, and at some point, the EULA showed up but I can't click anything. How do I go on?
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Problem Opening Programs and Where is what I intall?

I download Java to run Minecraft and also other programs that need installation. When I open it, instead of opening it with an installation or something it opens the folders inside of the program with ...
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Ace of Spades - Cant change weapons

Please help me with a problem. I have installed xubuntu with playonlinux. The virtual drive of Playonlinux I installed steam, directx9- 11 ,.Net 1.1-4.0, vc++, xinput and other libraries . The game ...
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How to download wine and install to many computers

I'm an ICT tutor at a school and we have moved from windows to ubuntu. I need to download wine and install MS Office for the students for their office work - we cannot use open office for their ...
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Running Spotify via wine will only use speakers not play via headphones

I have Spotify installed under Wine. It currently is trying to use my desktop speakers as the default output device, however I have changed the system settings to use all input and output sound for my ...
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League of Legends on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm just new in Ubuntu and my English is so bad, so be patient to me. I was install League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, installation was without errors, but, when i want to run it, a logo is appeard ...
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Picasa won't stick in Unity Launcher [duplicate]

I just installed Picasa 3.9 (in Wine) in Ubuntu 12.04LTS with Unity. It works fine. I can launch it via the Dash OK. I can slide the Picasa Icon from the Dash to the Launcher & it stays there ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 wont run progecad in wine

I'm trying to run Progecad in Wine but it only loads the front screen and then locks up. Also the mouse disappears when over the Progecad window. I've run from command line and get the following info: ...
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How do I reset/fix the Winetricks GUI?

One day I was messing around in wine to try to install a few Windows components. For some reason, Winetricks has now completely shrunken the area of the window where I can select what I want to do ...
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Internet Explorer is not being installed, and getting stopped in between? [duplicate]

I recently tried to install Internet Explorer in Ubuntu 12.04 with the help of Wine. I did the following: I downloaded IE 8 for Vista. It installed, but did not work properly. I could not figure ...
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Installing libraries for wine manually

I am trying to install wine manually but after running configure, a series of warnings were printed saying for example configure: WARNING: libjpeg development files not found, JPEG won't be ...
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Steps to install 32 bit wine on 64 bit 12.04 LTS

Any help on this matter would be appreciated. I have 64 bit 12.04 LTS installed, I am looking for everything needed, step by step order to install 32 bit wine in order to run windows 32 bit software ...
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Play on Linux, Steam Games

I have installed PoL and I have also installed Steam. I want to use the Windows client rather than the Linux client because I doubt very much the games I have will be available on Linux client yet. ...
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How to uninstall Garena Plus from Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Ok guys so I downloaded and installed garena plus with wine but something wasn't working so now I want to uninstall it. I'm new on Linux and it's hard for me to figure out where the application is ...
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.desktop file syntax & its integration in mimeinfo.cache

I want to setup a wine application PDF Xchange Viewer as the default PDF viewer. For this i followed these steps 1] Installed wine 2] to skip installion & certain microsoft .exe libraries i ...
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How to install programs like “wine” or “dolphin” [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu. I have been tring to load "Wine" and "Dolphin" on my system. Every thing I have tride and all the instruction I have followed have been useless. Is there a straight forward ...
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How to enable Rumble/Vibrate on Gamepad

I've been trying to search for solutions for days now but still to no avail. It's really starting to frustrate me. See I have this gamepad (DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick) which is functioning ...
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Kubuntu and Play On Linux, File Associations

I am trying to associate files with Notepad++ running under PlayOnLinux on Kubuntu 13.10. (Yes, I am aware that there are plenty of equivalent programs that may be used in Kubuntu. The reason I want ...
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Cannot Install Programs Through Terminal on Ubuntu 12.0.4 [duplicate]

I recently made Ubuntu 12.0.4 bootable through my flashdrive. I've done this before, and have had no problems on previous flashdrives; the only problem I ran into then was I ran out of space, and now ...
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Can't run FIFA autobuyer due to “directory name invalid” error [closed]

I am trying to run a fifa autobuyer, but when I open with Wine a message box pops up with the the error: Directory name invalid. The program requires vcredist 2008. I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Wine 1.7. ...
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Can not connect to USB storage device with sofware through Wine1.6.1 on 64bit ubuntu 12.04LTS

Would apprciate any help on this matter. Can not connect to USB storage device with sofware through Wine1.6.1 on 64bit ubuntu 12.04LTS. The device is like a mass stroage device. It is storing GPS ...
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wine dependency problem [duplicate]

I have 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on my system. with nvidia graphic card. i installed some packages off line by using dpkg and also some programs from source code. now i have problem installing wine on my ...
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Launching wine program from launcher not working

Would love some help. I'm trying to create a working launcher for photoshop. I've got it installed and working. I can launch the program using... ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ ...
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Evolution silently crashes [closed]

Evolution keeps on crashing silently. This happens not in association with what I do with it, it just happens randomly around 1-15min while it's running. It happened while i was writing mail and it ...
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Adobe Photoshop CC crashes through PlayOnLinux

I have installed Adobe Photoshop CC using PlayOnLinux and following this tutorial. My computer is a Dell Inspiron 3537 (here's the spcifications), I'm using a 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04, with Wine 1.6 and ...
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How to remove adobe reader

The first time I installed Adobe Reader, I wasn't satisfied, so I wanted to upgrade to new version. I don't remember which method I used to remove the first time. Then I did install Adobe Reader 11 , ...
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Unable to Install Windows Programs using Wine in Ubuntu 12.04 - Program Error

I am trying to install a couple Windows programs, but it fails. I had Wine 1.6, so I thought maybe the latest version had some bugs. So, I uninstalled and re-installed 1.4 from the Ubuntu repo, but ...
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Games stutter on windowed/dual monitor

I've noticed a problem with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, where games will stutter when I run them windowed and with my second monitor on. Let me elaborate. I have one game running natively, ...
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How should one lock Wine apps to the Unity launcher?

I have installed the Rosetta Stone language learning software successful with Wine. When I click and drag the Rosetta Stone icon from the Dash to the launcher, the other icons make way for it, but ...
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How do you uninstall Spotify Linux Preview on Ubuntu?

I was on PlayOnLinux and saw the Wine version of Spotify and wanted to uninstall the Linux Preview to get the Wine version since it said not enough disk space for the installation so hopefully the ...
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Can't install WINE - “broken packages” [duplicate]

I can't install WINE. When I go to the terminal and type sudo apt-get install wine1.7, I get Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Consistent dialog concerning wine-silverlight

I installed pipelight and as part of the installation procedure, after everything was done in terminal, an external window appeared and started automatically installing wine-silverlight. However, ...
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Hardisk driver is not found?

I'm currently using ubuntu 13.10. I am trying to make my laptop dual boot with win 8, but in the win 8 set up, the driver of my harddisk is not found. I've tried to download the driver from the acer ...
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How to proporly configure wine

I have a program I need to use and currently do not have enough disk space for dual booting or a vm, so I was wondering if someone could port this program to Linux or help me configure wine to do so. ...