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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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Unable to drag brush tool in Photoshop CS5 in 12.04

I was able to use Photoshop CS5 perfectly on Ubuntu 11.10. After upgraded to 12.04 I've noticed that when I try to use brush tool in by dragging the left mouse button I cannot get continous effect on ...
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Wine not working in 12.04? [closed]

I updated to Ubuntu 12.04 by doing a clean install from a CD. I installed Wine, Q4wine, WineTricks, PlayOnLinux all from the Software Center. After installing Kindle For PC(I ran it in 11.10 as ...
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Running WoW on ubuntu, is it possible to fix the weird “Alt” button behavior? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I've managed to get WoW working smoothly through wine (quite impressed), but the Alt key seems to be ...
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it is possible to install drivers used on windows but working on ubuntu

there isn't drivers for video card on my computer or drivers for sis on ubuntu repositories and i know that it is poor supported or one of least supported, and i also have windows installed and on ...
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Can I convert a 2D video to 3D?

Is it possible to convert a 2D video to 3D on Linux? There are several ways on Windows, one is using an AviSynth script. I tried opening the script with avconv.exe and VirtualDub with Wine and ...
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Wine claims Nvidia OpenGL Drivers not installed correctly? [closed]

It seems like wine doesn't see the Nvidia propretary drivers properly. When I try to launch wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/dxdiag.exe, Dxdiag crashes immediately. It says it has problems with ...
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Wine installation messed up unity?

the exit, minimize, and window size buttons are gone (for ubuntu main programs) in the top left of screen and the entire black bar with the buttons when in windowed mode is gone.
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Wine Libasound2 File Conflict in 12.04 Wine 1.5/1.4 64bit

When attempting to install Wine/PlayOnLinux on 64bit 12.04, I come across this error when installing 'libasound:1386'. (Reading database ... 153318 files and directories currently installed.) ...
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Team Viewer on Ubuntu! Is it running through wine?

I downloaded recently Team Viewer on my Ubuntu system, so my question is: Does it run through wine? And if yes, why is this a .deb file? Is it possible to make .deb files but running with wine? ...
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Dos programs in wine

I know that dosbox is not yet integrated with wine, but whenever I double click on a DOS program (with wine) it just opens dosbox and closes it in the next moment. Why does this happen? Here is the ...
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All sounds that come out of wine are distorted with buffer underruns

I've been having a lot of problems getting any of my applications to work under wine. I get everything installed fine, the games run great but they all suffer from the same problem. REALLY REALLY ...
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How to get MIDI output from a Windows application via Wine

I develop a windows application and am curious whether it works via Wine. The application runs fine with Wine but I get no sound. In fact, I'm not sure whether my ubuntu installation has MIDI ...
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What is Wine. Is it part of Ubuntu?

I want to run MS Office on Ubuntu and have found messages saying you can do it with Wine, but I don't know what Wine is.
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installing wine produces error about my internet connection

I have downloaded wine successfully using software center. When I click install it gives me an error - Some unrestricted softwares needs to be installed and there is an error with my internet ...
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How do I install Photoshop CS5 Extended from the CD?

I'm quite new (or brand new) to Ubuntu. I want to install my Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended. I have purchased a licensed copy. I downloaded WINE and ran the start up through that. Everything ran ...
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Installing Wine 1.5: configure: error: Cannot build a 32-bit program, you need to install 32-bit development libraries

Wine Installer v1.0 Warning !! wine binary (still) found, which may indicate a (conflicting) previous installation. You might want to abort and uninstall Wine first. (If you previously tried to ...
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How can I stop wine from modifying my display layout?

I have two monitors and some wine programs like to disable one of them. I've tried disabling "Allow the window manager to decorate the windows" and "Allow the window manager to control the windows" ...
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Open file using custom command: how to specify the file in cmd line?

I want to open PDF using PDF-XChange Viewer through WINE. How should I specify the pdf file name in the "custom command" line so that I can open a PDF file using PDF-XChange Viewer by double clicking ...
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PlayOnLinux wine error when run NFSU

I installed NFS underground with play on linux.At the program's main page there is a label "Need For Speed Underground" which is selected.I click run and wait.Nothing happens.Then i run on terminal: ...
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How to get Autocad working with Wine?

I am trying 3 years now installing Autocad,*3ds Max* and Revit architecture on Ubuntu with wine! Every year I am very optimistic 'cause I see the new wine versions already improved. So, now I am ...
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How do I run WarCraft Frozen Throne (DOTA)?

I am Using Linux for the very first time And i have one question. Dunno if it will be answered,but i hope so.. I have fujitsu ah 530 with intergrated video card(INTEL HD) so can i play my fav game on ...
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Ubuntu 11.10- Wine (Understanding Wine)

I'm new to Ubuntu, I just downloaded "wine" from the command-line. So when and open up "wine", I have no idea what I'm suppose to do next. What do I do after the download had been completed..open it, ...
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World of Warcraft Launcher crashes on Wine

Just downloaded the installer for WoW from eu.battle.net, and the Launcher it crashes after 1-2 minutes (so the new patches cannot be installed). I've tried looking on Google, but I was unable to ...
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Wine issues with Runescape

Believe it or not, I play Runescape. I find the game to be interesting. Out of my curiosity, I found that there is a way to play the game in an executable file. However, there was no Linux download ...
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Faster Wine application opening

[Translation] I want to open a game (Killing Floor) which in Windows opens very fast but when I try to the same in Ubuntu I find it slow. Is there a way of opening .exe files in Ubuntu faster using ...
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Where does winetricks store downloaded components

When downloading an program like .NET 3.5 or any component with Winetricks, where does it store this downloaded components. My intention is to save time and copy them to other computers so I do not ...
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how can I get call of duty: modern warfare 2

i want to play cod:mw2 but I don;t know how to get it on ubuntu. I am a new user so explanation would be appreciated
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World of Warcraft crashes when entering the game [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I installed WoW and it starts fine, but as soon as I enter the game it crashes instantly. ...
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How do I install Adobe Acrobat Pro From Web Premium CS4?

I am running the Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2, and am looking to install Adobe Acrobat Pro from my CS4 Web Premium CD. Whenever I try and install the setup.exe I get the following error: Internal Error - ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)

I've had this problem numerous times when trying to install software in WINE, now I've come to the point where I have to install something in WINE. Installing the program works fine, as soon as I go ...
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How do we install JAVA in Wine?

I have a Windows FILE exe and I need Wine and JAVA to open it. I don't know how to install JAVA in Wine. WHEN I TRY TO OPEN JAVA SETUP IT SAYS Wrapper.CreateFile failed with error 32: Sharing ...
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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 ...