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 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 ...
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Wine error in 10.10

I tried to run a windows software on wine and i get this error It is an online test software, i.e it enables me to take a test online. thats the most description i can give. Any help? Please i need ...
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Photoshop CS2 under Wine 1.4 Messes up Unity Desktop

I'm aware that the general consensus is that Photoshop is at best barely usable under Wine. I'm one of the lucky few that got CS2 (apparently one of the least quirky) running well under Wine 1.4 in ...
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Connection error with Evernote on 12.04?

I just upgraded to 12.04, with gnome classic no effects. Evernote worked ok on 11.04 and 11.10 with wine 1.3 configired as windows 7. I'm installing Evernote_4.5.6.6884.exe. The install works fine, ...
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How do I nstall MS Office 2010 via WINE?

I am trying to install MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 on my new MacBook Pro (15"). I already read and followed every existing threads on forums and followed every existing tutorial, but my problem ...
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How to make IK Multimedia Stealth Plug work on Ubuntu?

I used Wine and I have Amplitube set up on my labtop but I can't get the Stealth Plug drivers to work on Ubuntu. What should I do?
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Virgin Media Backup & Storage

Does anyone know how to get Virgin Media's (UK) Backup & Storage application to work (via Wine) in ubuntu 12.04? I had it working perfectly well in Ubuntu 11.10 but since upgrading to 12.04 the ...
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Dark textures on Intel HD 3000 Sandy Bridge in games via Wine

Looks like I have some problem here. I'm trying to play some games on my notebook with Ubuntu 12.04. But all games I treed to play have dark textures. 2D objects (like menus and buttons) are NOT ...
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How to downgrade WINE?

Some Windows applications work better under an older version of WINE. From time to time it is even necessary to use a previous WINE version in order to get an application to start. However, the ...
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Remove Entries of previously installed windows with wine [duplicate]

In my previous version, in Natty I think, I installed MS Office and some other windows software via wine. They have cluttered a lot of places including the Open with and other mime related operations. ...
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How do I copy program files from Windows partition to my Ubuntu partition

I am dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 and I play World of Warcraft on my Windows OS. I've been thinking about running WoW in Ubuntu but I have no idea how to copy the game files from the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wine OpenGL initialisation- ATI Radeon 9200SE 5964 (AGP) [closed]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04 the system had two problems: awkward screen resolution (800*600 max. on not recognised full HD monitor) no directX support in Wine, Wine is no longer able ...
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Wine doesn't load Steam Ingame Overlay in any game

When I execute Wine in Steam, everything goes alright, except Steam Game Overlay I have check if it is activated in steam, if my hot key combination is alright and everything, but I still don't get ...
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How do I get Skydrive working?

Does anyone know how to make Skydrive desktop tool work with 12.04?
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Why do I get an “unmet dependencies” error when trying to install WINE? [duplicate]

When trying to install WINE (sudo apt-get install wine) I get the following error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are ...
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Wine 1.5 Error Ubuntu 12.04

I installed a program with Wine 1.5, but when I try to open it I get the following error The program (A2J Author) is a program written in flash. Do I need to install Flash using Wine as well?
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Lock up when running spiral knights

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 I installed steam through Windows 1.4 and that works fine. I also installed spiral knights through steam. Wine HQ says that it runs properly, but when I run it the screen goes ...
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How does one create a custom application launcher for Wine installed apps?

I'm able to locate stuff with the dash home then drag it down to the launcher bar on the left of the desktop, but what if the application installed via Wine isn't found via the dash search? I've right ...
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Does Wine 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 have an application launcher menu like it used to on 10.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one create a custom application launcher for Wine installed apps? Previously on 10.04 it was located in the upper left corner sub menu. If so, where did it ...
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How to force Wine into acting like 32-bit Windows on 64-bit Ubuntu?

When installing Wine on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04, both 64-bit support and 32-bit support get installed. If I run wine foo.exe where foo.exe is a 64-bit-aware installer, it thinks it's on 64-bit Windows. ...
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How to get 640x480 Resolution using 12.04 and Intel card

I have a computer with an intel card and I am trying to play StarCraft. The only resolution I have is 1280x800 and I can't get it into 640x480 in order to make the game full screen. Any Ideas?
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Google Sinhalese installation failed

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 3 days ago an have never used it before. I wanted to install an IME for Sinhala so I tried installing Google Sinhalese input via wine following the instructions from the ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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When installing software with Wine it does not put an Icon on the applications menu. Xubuntu 10.04

When I install software with wine it appears to install correctly but does not add that program to the applications menu. I don't know the command to run the program from the command line so I can ...
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Outlook 2010 with PlayOnLinux, certificate error

I installed Outlook 2010 32bit on a 64bit ubuntu using PlayOnLinux. Installation ended successfully. Since our organization uses a self-signed certificate, I had to import it in PlayOnLinux or wine ...
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World of Warcraft with wine disabling sound output for other programs

This problem seems to be opposite of any other wine sound problems, sound works beautifully in World of Warcraft under wine, but it remove all audio output for other programs such as Mangler and the ...
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Unity shows through games

Some native games work fine, but some don't. Mostly it happens with wine games. I play a lot of adventure games and I try to play ags games a good amount because there are a lot of them and they work ...
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Why is wine installed automatically with i386 AND amd64 versions in 12.04?

When I install wine in a fresh 12.04 ubuntu the installer , synaptic in my case, insists on installing both versions: i386 and amd64 ... Why? I don't get this - and it seems to get me into trouble ...
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Can I use Ubuntu on this desktop (for gaming)?

This is my first post. I know there are a lot of VERY similar questions like this, but no one has my PC specs or i didn't found one with them. Well, here is the story. Since 2010 i have been using ...
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light version of wine

Are there light version of wine ? I use it only for installing an executable file of windows under linux, donot use it for installing game. Why I want a light version of it is because I am not ...
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How to get rid of wine programs in the right click context menu?

A long time ago I had installed wine for emulating Photoshop CS5, but as it din't do a good job I uninstalled it. But even after uinstalling it I still have wine programs on the right click context ...
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isdone.dll problem, running Elder Scrolls V on WINE , how to fix it with Wine?

I got a problem running some game Installers on wine , and I get an error named ISDONE.DLL How can I fix it on wine? This Dll file is not found in Winetricks. Please Help ... For now , Installing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 & Wine: No audio via HDMI

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 and Wine 1.5.3 (official PPA); also briefly attempted to use Wine 1.4 (from repository). PC → HDMI → Receiver (plus speakers) → HDMI → TV Totem outputs to HDMI (to the ...
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Is it legal to install msttcorefonts package? Is Wine legal?

I'd like to know if it is legal to install the msttcorefonts package and also if installing Windows software using Wine is also legal? I currently live in Brazil and I don't know what specific rules ...
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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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Bad Performance With Games Under Wine

I'm somewhat new to Linux. I've dabbled with it before but never more than just experimentation in a VM or dual boot where I almost always reverted back to Windows soon after (more due to a lack of ...
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Can i remove starforce?

I installed TM Nation ESWC wity Wine-install want successful. but when running and presing "play" i got this: thanks for helping!
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For what wine does not it work well with ubuntu 12.04?

I alone use wine for 2 things, to use Ares and to use games, when it had ubuntu 11.10 of 32 bits it was using " call of duty 4 modern warfare ", to traverse it did not have any problem, but when I ...
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Having minimize issues running games in wine with gnome shel

Ok, I have 4 computers all running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell. on all computers when ever I play games in wine I set wine to run in a virtual desktop. On the first 3 computers I can use things like ...
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how to get packages from ubuntu ultimate edition ISO? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu Ultimate Edition 3.0 ISO,How to Extract Packages from that ISO? It contains no /Pool Directory A Casper Folder Containing a Squashfs File :( I need Wine& Java Packages from it :( ...
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how do I actually run Flash CS5 using wine(or virtualbox)?

I installed wine. never used it for anything. I already use flash on my other os(win 7) but don't know how to open it from ubuntu using wine. Lots of tutorial about installing wine/virtualbox but none ...
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How to install 3ds max 2009 on ubuntu using wine

I see on winehq.org website is Gold support for 3ds max 2009 application. But when I install it alert me that the .NET 2008 SP1 is error and I cannot continue to install this program.
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How can I install Python 2.7 x64 in x64 wine on 12.04?

It keeps failing when I run wine msiexec /i python-2.7.2.amd64.msi /qn as recommended as a workaround for an installer bug in some google results. I just wanted to help the next guy that encounters ...
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Where is Wine-1.5 installed?

I installed Wine-1.5 with these commands in the terminal >> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5 After it downloaded some files, ...
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Why does installing Wine in 12.04 from regular repo require removing non-related packages?

I've a fresh install of 12.04 64bit and have had only a few issues so far, all of them minor, until now that is. In order to install WINE the software center is telling me I need to remove all of the ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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Problem with Wine on Kernel 3.2.0

I've been using PlayOnLinux to play some Steam games without any problem on Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10. I recently upgrade to the new Ubuntu 12.04, the upgrade whent without problems. I then try to launch ...