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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Wine 1.3.25 update broke sound, how do I go back?

Last Friday's Wine update to 1.3.25 broke sound, how do I go back to the previous version of Wine?
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Open with Wine/Photoshop not working properly

I am running Photoshop CS2 under Ubuntu 10.10 with Wine 1.3.23. I would like to be able to associate various file types with Photoshop. I'd previously used this script: #!/bin/sh ...
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Why won't Age of Empires 3 work?

I copied my 3 cds into one directory and ran the installer from there with Wine. It installed perfectly fine. I was even able to watch the intro, navigate all the menus and start a game. However, ...
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How to have more than one wine version on same machine without corrupt anything?

I often use Wine both to run application that won't work otherwise and for simply testing as I like the project. Indeed when I "discover" something that work I add it to the Appdb. So I would to use ...
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How to run a .exe from MSDN to download the software-fix from Wine? [closed]

I had dual boot of windows 7 and ubuntu 10.10. Unfortunately my windows 7 crashed and I am trying to download the software from msdn using linux. The problem is that i downloaded the exe that they ...
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Can Wine software use Unity Application Menu?

Wine applications which I used show menu under window top border. Is there any way to use global application menu in Wine applications? Will this function be available in next releases of Wine/appmenu ...
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How can I get Microsoft Excel 2003 to work in Wine? [closed]

I used to be a MS Excel 2003 guru. I installed MS Office in Ubuntu with Wine, but the Macros make Excel crash. Is there any way to get this working? I've been thinking to install VMWare with WinXP, ...
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Saturation and contrast settings for wine programs

I know that I can change contrast and saturation with nvidia-settings. How can I make different settings for different apps (i.e. wine) using nvidia-settings or any other tool?
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I have a problem with wine “path not found” when i trying to run install.exe

"path not found" when i trying to run install.exe im try to rm .wine and run winecfg but not cann't solves this problem.
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How to kill wine processes when they crash or are going to crash?

Sometimes it happens that a Wine application crashes (slowing down the system and making it almost unusable). In most cases I'm able to kill the program with xkill, but sometime I've to restart as ...
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Photoshop CS4 portable crashes in Wine on “text input”? [closed]

I fixed this a while ago on my old computer but I bought a new notebook recently and all versions of Photoshop crash on text input. What is causing this?
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Is it yet possible to use Facebook video chat without a VM?

I use Xubuntu actually, and I have Wine, if that helps. I installed FacebookVideoCallSetup_v1.2.199.0.exe after going to http://www.facebook.com/videocalling by using wine like this: wine ...
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How to associate all file types within Wine with its corresponding native application?

This is easily done for a single file type, as answered in How to associate a file type within Wine with a native application?, by creating a .reg for the desired filetype. But this is for AVI only. I ...
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Unity top panel flickering with fullscreen WINE apps

When I run a wine app in fullscreen the top Unity panel is visible flickering through it on and off. The "Legacy fullscreen support" does not help, when running without Compiz (Unity 2d) everything is ...
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Running Steam for TF2 - VM or Wine?

I'm installing Steam on my virtual machine as well as installing on my Ubuntu 10.10. Which do you think will run better?
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Risks/Disadvantages associated with Wine

Can wine as a whole or the windows applications installed via wine pose some kind of risk to an Ubuntu installation? This question arose in my mind when I read this answer to my earlier question ...
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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?