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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Black screen on wc3 roc startup

I ran sudo apt-get install playonlinux and then downloaded warcraft III via the downloader client I've got on battle.net I installed it and everything went as normal. But when I lunched wc3 for the ...
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wine desktop is clipping on netbook

I have a windows program I run in wine that requires a desktop slightly taller then the vertical work space of my netbook's screen when I create the desktop, wine clips it to fit the screen. I have ...
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Bugs when trying to play 'Battleswarm: Field of Honor' through Wine

I am currently attempting to play Battleswarm: Field of Honor through a Wine in Ubuntu. While the installation was successful, the in-game stuff was riddled with bugs for me, preventing me to play at ...
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Installing a GTA 4 with WINE it says I didnt download it [closed]

I have playonlinux and a windows compatibility layer... I tried to install GTA 4 and after the download the icon said I didn't install anything. I made a launcher and it said the same thing. Im ...
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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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How do I run Xplorer360? [closed]

I am trying to run xplorer360 in Ubuntu. I have tried both wine and Virtualbox (win7) but the program always tells me that the program cannot find my hard drive. It works fine under windows, But I ...
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Unity application menus and title bar issue with Wine applications

At the moment, I get two title bars for maximized applications which run through Wine. Is there a way to get rid of one of them (the "non-unity" one, obviously)? Is there a way to get the ...
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Can I add wine application category list to unity dash?

In the dropdown list of application categories wine is missing and so all wine applications are missing as well. How can I add wine applications to the application category?
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How to install Windows Media Player?

I need windows media player for a windows app. However they require a windows verification ID for downloading for their web site. I can't get the current installation package. Is there another ...
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Clicking font selector in portable Photoshop CS4 in 11.04 causes force quit?

When I am running CS4 portable in WINE and I select the font button in the application, it force quits. I do have the microsoft core fonts installed. Any ideas? (It never used to do this until I ...
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I have a windows app which requires .NET 3.5. Can wine handle .NET 3.5?

I don't know/understand much about this, but I believe mono is an open-source alternative to .NET... But whatever its actual niche is, I really don't know the best way to go about trying to get my ...
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Is it possible to play Fable 3 through Wine?

Fable 3 for PC just came out this week, and I got the game but I am too lazy to reinstall windows, so I am just wondering if is possible to play Fable 3 through wine in Ubuntu? by the way, My Ubuntu ...
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Why is Spotify (WINE) so slow?

I'm using Unity and wine1.3. Spotify installs fine, but every click in the window slows the whole system down incredibly for a few seconds. System Monitor shows that suddenly Xorg starts using ~50% ...
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Wine programs (Steam and Football Manager) don't work after upgrade

Since upgrading to Natty some programs using wine don't work. Steam Football Manager 2011 I've tried reinstalling and they both crash. I have tried Wine 1.3 and it still doesn't work. I get the ...
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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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Is using Internet Explorer 6 on PlayonLinux legal?

Is using IE6 through Wine in Ubuntu legal? What is Microsoft's view on such distribution and use? I asked this because there is ambiguity on using parts from your Windows installation like w32codecs, ...
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Cannot remove iTunes (installed with WINE) from Unity Applications lens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove un-installed programs from the Unity dash menu? I installed iTunes 10 via PlayOnLinux and later uninstalled it. However, the app icon still shows up in ...
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Cannot use windows font in visual basic using wine?

I just installed Visual Basic 6.0 in my ubuntu 10.10 using wine but it cannot view the windows font.. why? Theres any way to use it?
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Is there anyway to fix this wine problem?

Picture says it all. Is there any way to fix this?
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How to Install GPRO Organiser?

I'm a newbie Ubuntu user. I'm using Ubuntu's latest version (11.04) . I'm a GPRO player and there is an application, GPRO Organiser . THis application for Windows and needs .NET Frameworks. But some ...
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Is wine an emulator or compatibility layer?

Yesterday, I had a hot discussion with one of my friend (Windows user). He said Wine is just an emulator. I said no Wine is read as "Wine is not an emulator". Then he gave me many links including ...
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Problems with Photoshop CS5 on Wine 1.3: C++ Library Runtime Error

When I try running Photoshop CS3 after installing it following this tutorial, I got Also I noticed that http://pastie.org/1877592 jiewmeng@JM:/works/tmp/adobe$ winetricks msxml6 gdiplus ...
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Wine problem OLE error

I just setup wine in my ubuntu desktop, tried to install an application and got some error :~/Desktop$ wine ./setup.exe fixme:msg:ChangeWindowMessageFilter c054 00000001 ...
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Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher

I frequently run a windows program with wine. When I open this program it shows up in the unity launcher as wine instead of the actual opened program. I have made a desktop launcher with the right ...
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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'm trying to install SoftOne's accounting program on ubuntu 11.04, wine 1.2.2, but when I try to launch I get a missing dll error. This is the output from the terminal: niklas@ubuntu:~$ wine ...
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Why is this application throwing OpenGL errors when run in Unity? [closed]

I have an application that ran flawlessly in Wine 1.3 in Maverick. However, when run in Natty under Unity, I get the following error: X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for ...
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Wine won't run any .exe programs that are installed on other Drives

whit 10.10 I did't had this problem I was able to run programs from my windows Drive through Wine by just double-clicking or selecting run by Wine, but in 11.04 when I run program this way it says : ...
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Winetricks can't read cd when installing game

I am attempting to Install Knights of the Old Republic using the winetricks wizard, and I keep getting stuck with a dialog which says "Wrong disk inserted, not found". However, I have my KOTOR disk ...
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What happens with Windows applications installed via Wine during upgrades?

In this case I specifically want to go from 10.10 to 11.04, but maybe there are some generic descriptions out there as well. What should I expect to encounter with a program which works great under ...
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How can I hide one wine app from the Unity panel without blacklisting all wine apps?

I would like a wine app to run in the background without appearing in unity's panel. The app, by the way, is "air video server", in case that matters. Is there any way (command line is fine) to ...
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Install ie9 under wine? [duplicate]

Before anyone asks, Im a web developer so I need it, not because I want to use it. So, I am trying to install ie9 in wine (I can get it to run under virtualbox but it is slow/laggy/cumbersome). But ...
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How do I mount CD-ROM at /media/cdrom0?

I'm trying to install a game of mine using POL (PlayOnLinux), but the CD-ROM must be mounted at /media/cdrom0. Instead, it is being mounted at /media/(diskname). Is there a way I can fix this?
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Foxit Reader on Wine runs but does not install?

I am new to Ubuntu (from Windows). I tried installing Foxit Reader via Wine, the setup runs, but its more like just a splash screen then Foxit is open. When I try to open another PDF by double ...
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Wine or virtual machine (VirtualBox) to run apps (eg. Photoshop)

I am wondering if it will be better (stability, convenience and speed) to run apps like Photoshop with Wine or a virtual machine like VirtualBox?
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Why isn't iTunes working for me?

I know you are to install iTunes in WINE but when ever I open it an error message appears that says Apple Application Support was not found. Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes. ...
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How can I play Ace of Spades?

There is a new awesome game called "Ace of Spades", that is similar to Minecraft. However, it seems to be only available on Windows. How can I play it under Ubuntu? Please answer with a step by step ...
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How do I remove all programs connected to Wine and Wine with one command?

I want to remove all programs associated to Wine and Wine itself in one command, can it be done? The whole point of this question is that I don't want to find any files connected to wine.
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Change keyboard layout in Wine?

I've got some games running in Wine, but I can't figure out how to change the keyboard layout. By default, I use the dvorak layout in Ubuntu, which isn't very friendly for most games. I can change ...
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Spotify under Wine

I am running Spotify under Wine. However, it keeps getting interrupted now and then, and I have to restart Spotify. (I am running Ubuntu 10.10 and Wine 1.2.2). How is this fixed? I have tried ...
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Need for Speed Shift 1-2

Is there any way to install either Shift 1 or Shift 2 on Ubuntu? Thanks in advance
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Wine takes ages to start

Applications running under wine literally takes several minutes (10+ mins) to start. If I check with the system monitor, that application will just keep on sitting with the status pipe_wait under ...
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Non correct app name in Docky [closed]

I have a problem with Docky. When I open some folder (for example home directory) Docky always show name "Диск C". This is Wine directory, in English it's "Drive C". See: How can i do, that in Docky ...
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wine cannot find L "C:/windows/system32/plugplay.exe

I'm running Wine1.2.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid). In my file manager, I can get to the /.wine/drive_c folder, so I know it exists in my file system. However, when I open the Wine Configuration window ...
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Using Adobe Digital Editions to transfer books to the Nook, or a workaround

I've successfully installed Adobe Digital Editions using Wine in Linux Mint 10, and it appears that the program operates normally for the most part, as I can open eBooks and view my library. However, ...
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Error while trying to install wine 1.3

Am I doing something wrong? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /etc/apt/secring.gpg --trustdb-name ...
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DOS batch script in wine

There is a windows program I'm trying to run. When I run it, it says wine: cannot find :"C:\\windows\\system32\\DO.exe" I can't find a DO.exe program on my windows computer. I suspect it's trying ...
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Can a wine app access files outside of the wine drive_c environment?

I am running Avisynth witih avidemux+avsproxy in wine, but the files which AviSynth needs to access via its .avs scripts must be in Windows format (eg. "C:\my\avisynth.avs"). Most of the files I want ...
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Wine won't install

I just reinstalled 10 - 10 on an old Dell desktop w/ 3G of ram, two hard drives, one with XP Pro and the other with 10-10. A Windows virus took out one drive and fouled my boot loader. I had Wine ...
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Running Malwarebytes under Wine 1.2.2

How can I get Malwarebytes to run with wine under 10.04? I have wine version 1.2.2 at default settings. Is there anything specific I need to do in order to get Malwarebytes to run? I am using the ...
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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 ...