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 do I install a Windows program in an ISO into Wine?

I have a file named X.iso. In this file there is a Windows application named X that I want to install then use. How can I install a Windows application file named X that is embedded in an ISO file ...
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Trying to migrate Windows 7 install of Adobe CS5 to Ubuntu 12.04 with Wine - 'Internal errors - invalid paramters received"

I have Adobe CS5 installed and running on the Windows 7 side of my machine. Since I'd hate to boot up into Windows just to use Photoshop, I'm trying to get it in Ubuntu 12.04. Tutorials I found ...
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How is the WINE project financed?

Wine is a fantastic project and in my opinion it's speed of development is extremely fast. This must cost quite some resources, which I doubt is all done by volunteers. This makes me wonder: who are ...
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Abysmal 3D performance in Wine with ATI HD6950 under 12.04

Running Vanilla WoW in both Wine 1.4 and through PlayOnLinux which is using Wine 1.2.1 and performance is completely unacceptable. 3D is working fine in native Linux titles such as Bastion. Here's ...
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How can I sort out a resolution problem with Icewind Dale in Wine?

A lot of the games I like to play don't run too well on my Xubuntu laptop, so I decided that I was going to play Icewind Dale. I installed it, but when I go to play, 2/3 of the graphics is off the ...
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WINE giving a black screen on Precise Pangolin

I'm running Precise Pangolin with GNOME 3.4. Whenever I run a WINE Application there is a chance that the application will show a black screen and a chance that it might run properly. I haven't found ...
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Is there a native version of the Source engine on Linux?

I'm sick of using Wine because its full of bugs and lags a lot. I want to play Half-life on Linux natively. I have it on my Steam account. My brother says that there is a Linux version. Where can i ...
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PlayonLinux install menu is empty

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I installed PlayOnLinux by adding their repository to Software Sources. My PlayOnLinux version is 4.1.2 When I try to install a program the install menu is totally empty. ...
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Wine entries persist after uninstall wine

I updated to 12.04 from 11.10 recently and I had a few problems I solved without much effort. But one thing is still bothering me. I uninstalled Wine (and removed the .wine directory) but the entries ...
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How To Upgrade Wine from 1.2 to 1.5 in Maverick 10.10

I am using Maverick Meerkat (10.10). It has Wine 1.2. I followed the instructions at WinHQ for updating wine. In Synaptic Package Manager, the highest version I get now for upgrading is 1.3, not 1.5. ...
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Allow a program to edit the current wallpaper

is there a way to allow a wine-based program to edit the actual Ubuntu wallpaper? I want to use a calender printing the dates on the wallpaper. It works for windows but I cannot set the changes for ...
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wine 1.5.7 from ubuntu wine ppa doesn't work

I've been using wine from the ubuntu wine ppa for months now, but the last update 1.5.7 seems to be broken. I'm running ubuntu 12.04 x86 (32 bit). When I try to run any application under any of the ...
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Why won't iTunes 7 (PlayOnLinux) recognized my iPhone/iPod?

I have installed iTunes 7 via PlayOnLinux and it installed fine, all of my music shows up no problem. However, whenever I plug in my iPhone and iPod, iTunes does not recognize the device (making the ...
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Err: processtart_wineboot failed to start wineboot, err 1359 [closed]

Installed wine from the Software Center and kept getting errors when trying to load Windows programs. Uninstalled and did the apt-get installation of the latest version (1. 5. 7) Ran Wine ...
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How do I install Catia V5 in Wine?

I try to install Catia V5R19 (or V5R18) using Wine. I have Ubuntu 12.04 with all up dates. Install wine (sudo apt-get install wine) In your terminal: winetricks vcrun2005 vcrun2008 Copy msdrm.dll in ...
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Can Wine support Office 2007?

I tried installing Office 2007 in Ubuntu with Wine but it was throwing an error after installing and also when I tried to open a PowerPoint document and save it. Has anybody gotten Office 2007 ...
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No Audio in Garry's Mod with Wine

I've just built a new computer for myself, and having Ubuntu 12.04 on it, I decided it was time for some games, so I installed wine1.5, and loaded steam, sound works fine... Until I actually load a ...
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'Evernote 4.5.7 'Could not connect to server' error

I've installed evernote 4.5.7 with Wine 1.4, but when I start the Evernote application, a small dialogue appears saying: Could not connect to server. You need to be online to register or ...
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Where does the Unity Dash get its launchers from?

I created a launcher for Notepad++ (using wine-launcher-creator) and moved it into /usr/share/applications and it's worked, except there are two identical entries in there now. How can I track down ...
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Why does Wine crash when trying to install the VMware vSphere client?

I'm trying to install VMware client on my Ubuntu with Wine but I'm getting errors during install: wine program crash internal errors invalid parameters received. It seems is a Wine issue but I ...
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Run a wine application fullscreen on a single monitor from dual-monitor setup

I have a dual-monitor system, running Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3 desktop. I want to run a fullscreen wine application on one monitor (I'll call it "secondary"), while another ("primary") will not be ...
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Wine doesn't work (Problem with the mount manager)

I didn't know exactly when the problem occurred. My Wine worked well a couple days ago. Then, I was just about to install some Windows programs hours ago but I got nothing. No installer window showed ...
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Embed .avi video from file in Powerpoint 2010 (under Wine)

I've been using Office 2010 with Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to embed an video (.avi format) into a .pptx file in Powerpoint. It was originally a .mov file, so I used avconv to convert the .mov file ...
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Why won't KochCurve.exe run on Wine?

I have simple program KochCurve.exe. It is a DOS based program which asks for some input and displays the Koch Curve while executed in windows. On Ubuntu i installed WINE and also configured using ...
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Increasing partition size ubuntu 11.04

I am new to Ubuntu and really appreciate your patience with my questions. I have been trying to download horrid MS Office due to certain needs because of the nature of my work. I have been trying to ...
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Why can't I install Microsoft Office 2007 in Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu and only just getting a hang of it, and my questions might sound stupid especially because I am a learner in terms of techie things as well. So because of the nature of work ...
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Dependency problems installing wine 1.5 on ubuntu 12.04 x64

Trying user1261084 solution: $ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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Installing WINE 1.4 Errors on Precise 12.04

This message is consistently received when installing WINE1.4, which fails to install properly update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-25-generic-pae Fatal: No images have been defined. ...
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Running crysis 2 on ubuntu gives me an error message

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside windows 7 and i installed crysis 2 with wine. crysis 2 works fine when i run windows, however when i run it using wine in Ubuntu cryengine gives me a message ...
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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 ...
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Can I add a regular download link to Software Sources or 'sources.list'?

in software sources i see a lot of links that don't link to lanchpad.net http://deb.playonlinux.com/ oreiric main http://dl.google.com/linuxearth/deb/ stable main http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu ...
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Installing internet explorer and windows media player in ubuntu?

I need to install Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player to check an URL for testing purpose. Could someone post me the exact steps to acheive this task? Note: I have already tried installing ...
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Preventing Wine from disabling my second monitor

I am trying to play League of Legends via Wine which I managed to get a stable 60 fps from, there are just a couple problems I am encountering. Whenever the actual game starts, Wine disables my ...
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Does MapleStory work on Ubuntu 12.04?

Does MapleStory work on Linux/Ubuntu?
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How to fix wine apps that have a white background in unity tray

Many Wine apps and also some Java apps like Evernote or JDownloader appears in Unity tray with an annoying white background. Is there a way to solve this issue? Here is a screenshot about it:
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Wrong Alt+Tab menu icon & text for Wine apps

I have Wine 1.4 installed but for some reason its Alt+Tab menu entry doesn't show the normal Wine icon. There is a generic 'document' icon with the text "Uninstall". What should I do to get the ...
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12.04 - sound is laggy when running games through Wine

Lenovo U400 Wine 1.5.5 Ubuntu 12.04 with all updates applied I'm experiencing severe (~500ms) audio lag in all games run in Wine. Portal 2, Half-Life, World of Goo, and Fallout are all exhibiting ...
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Accidentally removed all Wine files

I was finding that if any way to remove the installed windows program in ubuntu. then i found a forum here http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#uninstall_app. then i type in terminal cd $HOME rm -rf .wine ...
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How can I make the Windows game Feltstars work on Ubuntu?

FeltStars.com is a Windows download, how can I make that work with ubuntu ? I'm using 12.04 just downloaded and installed it last night. By the way, I do not want to have both windows and Ubuntu ...
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How do I install wine x86 components on Ubuntu 12.04 x64?

I'm trying to install Microsoft Office 2010 on my Ubuntu 12.04 x64 installation, however, I can't install dotnet20 or msxml6 because of x64 and/or preprocessor errors. Any ideas on how to do this?
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After I install program with wine, I can't launch it due to missing dll's. How do I add them?

i can't install any program with wine on ubuntu 12.04. For example i can't install zune ( windowsphone sync ) on ubuntu 12.04. when Installing ( zune program ) i Take this Error : " wine program crash ...
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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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LIMBO fails on startup with Internal errors - invalid parameters received

[update: July 28th 2012] After submitting this question, I had some good help from the community a always! - the bug I submitted was never answered by the developers, which left me feeling ...
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How to install internet explorer with windows media player plugin via wine?

I have installed internet explorer in Ubuntu 10.10 with the help of wine and winetricks. However, when I play an audio file in Internet Explorer its not getting played. Instead, it shows a empty ...
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What is the 'ptrace_scope' workaround for Wine programs and are there any risks?

To run certain Windows programs in WINE you need to this workaround: echo 0|sudo tee /proc/sys/kernel/yama/ptrace_scope According to the support websites, this is due to a bug in the Ubuntu kernel ...
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LIMBO doesn't detect my Shader Model 3.0

I recently bought the Humble Indie Bundle V and installed LIMBO with the Ubuntu Software Center. When I launch it, it says it doesn't detect Shader Model 3.0. I read about Wine having issues detect ...
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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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Microsoft Office programs (wine) can't save to cifs mount

I have mounted a folder from my NAS (Ubuntu Server 10.4, Samba) on my workstation (Ubuntu 11.4 CIFS) and everything works fine, except MS Office 2010 can't save to that folder. I see Word creates a ...
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How To Install Windows 7 on Hard disk with VirtualBox?

Now I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and I have VirtualBox, I want to install Windows 7 on my other partition, so I can run it from BIOS either from virtualbox But could I install it to my hdd without ...
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Can GitHub For Windows run on Ubuntu with WINE?

I tried the recently launched GitHub for Windows App. Its pretty cool. I just wanted to try it on Ubuntu too. Even if it cant do most things its fine, I just want to try it out. But I'm unable to ...