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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Is it possible to add registry entries to the wine registry and make illustrator work?

I haven't done this kind of work before but I really need Adobe Illustrator to get work on ubuntu! I don't care if it is cs3 or 4. I have installed CS3 and 4 master collection on windows and with wine ...
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Finale or Sibelius on Ubuntu 11.10 under Wine?

I want to install either Finale 2011-2012 or Sibelius 5-6-7 on my 11.10 install via Wine. Before I purchase any of them, does anyone know if they work on Wine 1.4 (or even 1.5) on 11.10? I've seen ...
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wine wont install from softwarecenter

When I try to install wine I get following message: wine1.2: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.14.12ubuntu3) but 1.16.0.3ubuntu5 will be installed Depends: ia32-libs (>= 1.6) but 20090808ubuntu26 ...
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How to get rid of Wine Windows Program Loader icon in Ubuntu Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher I have a Wine application launcher in Ubuntu Unity (11.10). And When I run a wine application "Wine Window Program ...
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Wine is no longer able to initialize OpenGL

Since a while, wine is no longer able to initialize OpenGL on my 64bit Linux. This is by no means a unique problem to me- Lots of people with nvidia cards running 64bit linux seem to have this problem ...
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How do I get Nymgo working?

I have installed Nymgo software on Ubuntu OS 11.10. Nymgo application crashes very often. I have installed this using wine. Could you tell me some methods to debug the actual cause of crashing of the ...
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Can Microsoft Office Programs be opened by default instead of Libre Office?

Folks. I finally convinced my sister to drop Windows at her small business and go Ubuntu. She complained, though, that she does not want to use Libre Office and is willing to use Microsoft Office ...
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Accessing SSL Site Using IE7 and Wine

I am trying to access a IE only site without using a VM. I installed IE7 and got it working on wine 1.5. However, when I go to the site there is a problem with the certificate. If I click to continue ...
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How to install lfreetype using wine?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 64bit and trying to install wine 1.5, using this method: Install Wine on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install libfreetype6-dev gobject* libxrender-dev libfontconfig-dev pthread* ...
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Wine + Microsoft Access + Windows Share

I have a VB6 application running on Wine. That application uses a mdb database, but the mdb file is on a Windows share (Iomega StorCenter). I mount the share via fstab, and assign the letter "d:" via ...
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Are there any advantage using Wine over VM to run Windows programs? (or Vice Versa)

I was wondering how Wine compares to VM when running Windows applications and what the pros and cons are for each?
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How to configure Brother DCP-7030 Scanner?

Can I install my scanner drivers through wine, using the windows driver cd packaged with my scanner? I am using the Brother DCP-7030 Scanner and my system is running Ubuntu 11.10. I need help to set ...
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Unable to connect to regular sites using IE7 in Wine

I have the latest version of Ubuntu installed one week back. I installed Wine and used PlayOnLinux to install IE7. It is successfully installed. It connects to Bing, Google and does the searches, but ...
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WoW Severe graphical Corruption on Ubuntu 11.10

I get those graphical glitches when running WoW 4.2.0 with wine (Ubuntu 11.10 AMD64), in a Dell XPS 15(L501X), even with ironhide. Anyone can help me? CPU: Intel Core i5-460M 4gb RAM because it's a ...
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Where is the menu configuration stored?

Recently did a reinstall with a new profile and I've just copied back over my Wine install. Everything works but I don't have menus for any of it. Does anybody know how to selectively copy back menu ...
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WINE outputs short static sound

I'm having issues with Wine 1.4 in Ubuntu 11.10. To be honest, I don't know if it ever worked on this hardware (relatively new computer, had it for a few months), seeing as the Wine app I use the most ...
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Wine prevents my system from booting

I installed wine windows program loader in my system having Ubuntu 11.04. I also played certain games with it's help. The next day when I tried to log into my system I found that my system is ...
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build wine 32bit from source on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

I'm trying to build wine from source. apt-get build-dep wine installed some dependency packages. When running the configure script, following error occurs: checking for X... no configure: error: X ...
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Presenting Power Point slides in dual screen mode

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and Wine 1.3 1.3.28. I use my laptop for commercial presentations and it is common to attach it to a projector. I would like to use a Presentation Mode in Power Point where in one ...
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Mindstorms NXT Support [closed]

I have the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 software working fine on my Windows computer, but I can't get it to work in Ubuntu. I have tried both Wine and PlayOnLinux. This is all that is keeping me from ...
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How can I execute couponprinter.exe to print Coupon.com coupons? [closed]

I have been using Microsoft since 3.11, fairly masterful in all things "Windows". Taking plunge into Linux without regrets! So far, so good. Ubuntu desktop for family, server with light GUI for me ...
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I think I deleted Windows 7 when trying to install Ubuntu 11.10

What happened is I attempted to download and install the operating system Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer. I had planned to choose which operating system to boot, but there were a few options on the ...
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uTorrent 3.1.2 via Wine -> Black background of main panel

As uTorrent for Linux is horrible, I use Windows versions via Wine. But when I start it I get a windows like on the image Anyone knows how to remove this black background from the main panel?
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How to run a MS-DOS application in Wine?

I have read that Wine supports or might support executing MS-DOS apps and games but my question is how. I can't find a way to execute them. I am trying Monkey Island for example or The 7th Guest. ...
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How do I install flash in to Firefox running with Wine?

I'm using a website called busuu.com, which also let you chat and video chat, but you need Adobe Flash to do so. I have Ubuntu and I have also Chromiun and I have installed flash, but will not let me ...
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How can I remove Wine 1.4rc3 and install Wine 1.3.37 from Ubuntu PPA?

I'm running Lucid. I had installed Wine 1.3.37 from Ubuntu Wine PPA and I had my programs working. I wanted to install Wine 1.4rc3 so that I could install Office 2010. So I compiled 1.4rc3 from ...
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Fglrx problem with HL-based applications in Wine

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with a AMD Radeon HD 6xxxM series graphiccard. Recently I've had some serious problems with running Half Life-based applications in Wine which all used to work fine. Those ...
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Cannot install driver for a Wimax modem

I'm trying to run a program via wine. This is a wimax modem (Qubee bd) Green Packet uh-235. But when I click the qubeewcm.exe I receive the following error message: runtime error(at-1:0): cannot ...
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Shader Model 3.0 not recognized in Wine [duplicate]

I am running the Wine PPA (VErsion 1.4rc2 right now) and was going to test it with World of warcraft and Skyrim. But in the WoW video configuration it appears as tho it is not detecting the Shader ...
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Uninstalling iTunes in Wine

I've finally managed to install this program only to try and remove iTunes because every time I try to start it up, it gives me the message to reinstall it again and error 7. How do I uninstall ...
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“Merge” or “Slipstream” Wine into Ubuntu LiveCD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily remaster Ubuntu? I must say Ubuntu Linux is the easiest OS I have ever seen. With Linux I really am the "boss" of my computer. I was thinking: Can I ...
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How do I get rid of Wine drive?

I had installed Wine application then I removed it , but it still shows up when I do a virus scan. I want to know how to completely remove the Wine drive.
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Joysticks and gamepads in Wine

I have an Xbox 360 controller with the wireless-USB pickup and I'm using the xboxdrv driver. The result is a joypad that all my native games (that know about joysticks, eg Super Meat Boy, Shank, ...
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Wine fonts problem

I installed SumatraPDF with Wine and it works fine but I have problem about fonts. It shows English characters but doesn't shows Georgian. Which font should I install to fix this problem? See ...
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Wine “untrusted source” error when attempting to run an executable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wine error - can't execute because its an .exe file I've been trying to use the program WINE in order to download these programs on Ubuntu. On the other hand, I've ...
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404 error while trying to install WINE

I tried to install WINE onto ubuntu from which I have just downloaded, but It gives me a strange message after that. Failed to fetch ...
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Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint won't save or open files

I'm a web developer, but new to linux. I am currently running ubuntu 11.10 with a gnome shell and wine (I think 1.3). I've installed microsoft office 2007, and worked through a small issue with ...
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How do I get “Fable: The Lost Chapter” working with Wine?

I would like to play "Fable: The Lost Chapter". But I don't know how to set up wine and playonlinux in Ubuntu. I played Fable: The Lost Chapter in Windows XP but I decided to switch to Ubuntu, and ...
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FPS in World of Warcraft with Wine

I'm using Bumblebee 3.0 (also tried Ironhide) (I have a Dell XPS 15) however my FPS is 8 when flying above Stormwind looking down at the AH. On Windows this was 18 FPS while having the graphics even ...
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How to run Lineage 2 on Ubuntu? [closed]

I can't run Lineage2 on Ubuntu 11.10. Does anyone know the solution, how to start it? What do I need to do to get it work. When I start L2.exe, it doesn't open or do anything or it opens with no ...
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Uninstall a program installed with Wine

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. By using wine software i installed some software like nimbuzz and ibibo messenger. Both the programs are not working and showing the bug as We're sorry, but an unknown error ...
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World of Warcraft with wine (DirectX error)

I've just installed Ubuntu this night, however starting WoW will give me a directx error. I have installed DirectX through the normal installer and through/with CrossOver. How can this be resolved? ...
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How to update Wine to the latest version? [duplicate]

I just formatted my laptop and got rid of Windows 7. Yay ;-) Either way, Wine is version 1.3.28 here, and I need it to update (there are some bugfixes) for my game so I need a more recent version. ...
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Syncing my iPod Touch (And Others)

libimobiledevice doesn't work for me. I've got Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying to put music on to my iPod Touch 4Gen running iOS 5.0.1. I have tried every program available in the Ubuntu software center ...
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Wine problem when playing Ace of Spades

So I've been trying to play Ace of Spades for a while now. And yesterday I was able to do that for about 5 seconds before realizing that the mouse wasn't nearly sensitive enough. So I changed the ...
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compiz moves wine windows

Since Ubuntu 11.10 compiz does not position wine menues correct but moves them to the screen's right corner. screenshot 1 : http://media.cdn.ubuntu-de.org/forum/attachments/3900002/Bildschirmfoto.png ...
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wine for windows games

I have wine 1.3 and playonlinux, winetricks and q4 that gui for wine and have tried many things but I am not able to run san andreas and mostwanted. The games both start but they appear as coloured ...
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How do I get GTA:San Andreas and Most Wanted to work in WINE? [closed]

I have installed versions of San Andreas and Most Wanted which I used to just click and play in Windows but in Ubuntu they don't seem to work. I have installed Wine 1.3 but while using San Andreas ...
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How can I debug what's failing in a Wine application?

I've been able to get Photoshop CS5 installed on Wine. It also runs pretty well, but it throws a fatal exception when starting up: Log: http://paste.ubuntu.com/817056/ Using the error log linked ...
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Terminal error File system read only (Solo lectura)

When I install a terminal application in the following error occurs Cuando instalo una applicacion por terminal me ocurre el siguiente error omega@omega-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] ...