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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Errors when opening Microsoft office

The installation process was successful but I get error messages when opening any application. The instructions I followed were from here. How do I go about it? I am using Ubuntu 10.04. The error ...
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How can I install Wine without Internet?

I don’t have Internet, and I use Internet through a USB modem device which is supported in only Windows, so I tried to install Wine to run that software, and I downloaded Wine but it says dependency ...
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wine: can't connect to server

Some of the applications I installed through wine need to connect to the internet, but it appears they're not able to. They produce the following error on such an attempt: Can't connect to server ...
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virtual memory exhausted while using wine

I have two machines - a laptop and a desktop, both running Pangolin. Wine works fine on laptop, but it doesn't work at all on my desktop. It was working until a couple of days ago, but has stopped ...
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How to run mmDM (DEX game mounter) Windows application in Wine?

I am trying to run / install mmDM DEX Game mounter (for windows) in 12.04. Here is a link to the application. (there are two applications, but multiman is for the ps3) DEX Game mounter + multiman ...
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Change icons in the unity launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher How can I change the icons in the launcher? For example, I run Trollian (pesterchum) under wine, and now I have removed ...
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How to alter BIOS in VAIO to allow for new battery?

I have a VAIO VGN-CR35G with 11.10 installed. I bought a new battery (not from Sony) with double the capacity but the BIOS is set for the old battery. The new battery came with a CD to update the .dat ...
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Running Skyrim under separate x session?

I am trying to run Skyrim with wine under a separate x. It runs if I just launch it normally, but the performance is terrible so I'd like to try running it under a separate x to improve performance. ...
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Why I'm not able to install wine on x64?

I got broken dependencies which I'm not able to solve since I uninstalled Ubuntu 11.04 and updated to 12.04.1. That's a fresh install =/ Is anyone facing the same issue or did I screw something up?
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Frazer in WINE? [duplicate]

Just wondering if anyone successfully ran Frazer in Ubuntu 12.04 with WINE? Frazer is an inventory management software for auto dealerships, it's extremely outdated, runs off of a server which ...
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Can I install the drivers offered by HP on my Laptop using Wine?

I am asking this question because the drivers provided on the HP website will cost me around 1.2 GB of bandwidth download. Before downloading them I wanted to confirm if it's possible to install the ...
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How do you uninstall wine 1.5?

I installed Wine through the terminal using these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5 I know that I've removed at least part of ...
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Can't install Wine on 12.04 x64

I can't get Wine to install, it keeps say there are unmet dependencies. sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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CS: GO on Linux, Steam client [closed]

can I run Counter Strike Global Offensive with Steam client on my Linux mint? Wine?
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Why am I getting this error when trying to install wine 1.4?

Can any one tell me what this error means? I am trying to install wine 1.4 but it keeps failing with this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= ...
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Wine Installation Error [closed]

I tried installing Wine using the terminal and I got a message to accept, and so I tried pressing the OK button in the terminal but it didn't work. Then I forced the terminal to close and tried the ...
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Sudden graphical glitches in wine

I have been using Ubuntu since 9.10 and have always gamed in wine without an issue. I have been running 12.04 since its release and have been playing the Sims3 and Wow in Ubuntu flawlessly. However I ...
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How heavy is wine on my system?

I am looking to use a good download manager on ubuntu 12.04 I have tried some such as MultiGet etc but really none of the in my view compare up to Orbit Downloader which works perfectly under wine. I ...
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How to create a launcher for a game - Wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one create a custom application launcher for Wine installed apps? I have the game Stronghold installed on my Windows side of my computer. If I run it through ...
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Unsupported Culture in .NET application under Wine

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Dotnet20 has been installed using winetricks. When I attempt to run a .net application, the application throws a System.ArgumentException, stating the error message: ...
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After uninstalling wine some of the free space is 'locked'?

I have installed Wine just to play with it (and installed a game that had approx 7-8 GB) and now I have uninstalled Wine and removed it configs and I am left with these 7-8 GB less free space than I ...
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How do I create a 32-bit WINE prefix?

How do I create a 32-bit Wine prefix on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?
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Is it possible to install Adobe Master Collection CS5.5 into ubuntu without using a Virtual Windows?

I recently decided to install ubuntu, i formatted my pc and i installed both Ubuntu and Windows. Since it is hard sometimes to get games to work in ubuntu (specially the new ones) i decided to use ...
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Installed Ubuntu and Wine and now Windows BSODs

Quick facts: I installed Ubuntu and was following directions on this site to get Wine to work (it wasn't working properly) and changed a few things on my Windows partition from within Ubuntu. After ...
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Mouse issue in Wine

I'm trying to run a FPS game on wine called Vicinity but once the game starts, I can't move the mouse and when I go to the menu the mouse works (in the menu only). I searched but I didn't find a ...
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Why doesn't this .desktop script launch the program?

The following script creates an icon in Dash Home, but doesn't launch the program. Any ideas why not? [Desktop Entry] Name=Civ 5 Comment=Civ & 5 Exec=sh -c "cd /home/mark/.wine/drive_c/Program ...
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Installing wine on 12.04

Well, I wonder if I am doing the right thing. I need to install Wine on 12.04 as its not install by default, and I had use the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa And sudo ...
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What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?

Wine looks like an alien that says "Hello, I am definitely not part of your desktop environment". Many wine applications have no icons and wine itself runs on the ugly-looking windows 95 theme. Is ...
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How to run a program installed on the Windows partition with Wine?

I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu (but rarely ever use windows, just in case there is something I need Windows for) and I already have The Sims 3 installed on my Windows partition. I was just wondering ...
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Is installing wine in Ubuntu safe? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Risks/Disadvantages associated with Wine According to many articles like this one, it says that windows is more vulnerable to virus. I recently installed wine on my ...
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Cant install Windows programs with Wine

I am trying to install a couple Windows programs. I have tried Wine itself, PlayOnLinux & Crossover. No matter which one I try, I get the same error message: "access denied" I tried logging in as ...
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Wine on Edubuntu 11.10 can't find exe files entered in Winecfg

Am running Edubuntu 11.10 on an HP low-profile desktop with AMD 64 CPU and 512MB RAM. I installed and updated Wine 1.3 and set Winecfg to auto detect drives per the instructions at WineHQ. It ...
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A possible Java problem causing a java program to not work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Minecraft? I think I installed Java correctly from Oracle, but I'm not too sure. But I'm fairly confident, since when I use java -version I get this: ...
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How should I respond to 404 errors in winetricks?

I am running into 404 errors using winetricks: user@host:~$ bash winetricks gdiplus Executing w_do_call gdiplus Executing load_gdiplus Executing mkdir -p /home/user/.cache/winetricks/gdiplus ...
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How do I add my network drive to Wine to use applications from there?

I am a new Wine user. I have a Windows PC that is sharing files to my Linux machine. I can see the stuff that I shared from my network directory but in Wine I want to be able to use those exe's that ...
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Using Bumblebee with Wine Erro

I've been trying to run a windows program with wine using optirun. However when i do: sudo optirun wine PROGRAM_NAME.exe I get the following output: wine:/home/USERNAME/.wine is not owned by you ...
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How to install Windows live essential mail

How do I install Windows live essential mail on ubuntu? I want this because thunderbird and other clients fetch email every 5 mins, not instantly. Thanks.
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Unable to find CD-ROM when installing Office 2010 wih PlayOnLinux

PlayOnLinux does not find the virtual CD-ROM it creates. If I chose /media/cdrom, or OFFICE14, or even /media, PlayOnLinux continues to display the error "Cannot find cdrom". It has no idea where it ...
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Installing Wine without an internet connection on 12.04

I have an old desktop - 7 years old - without a wifi card and without access to a physical internet connection. Instead of upgrading from 11.04 to 12.04, I had to do a fresh install of 12.04 due to ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 + Wine + Filezilla FTP Server help

I am not very experienced with non-windows operating systems, so please if you can answer, consider me to be a complete newbie with this. I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04, I installed Wine on it so I ...
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After creating a symlink from PlayOnLinux steamapps to Windows steamapps, should games appear as installed in Steam?

I was able to successfully install Steam via PlayOnLinux. I can launch Steam, browse the store, see my library, etc. After I did that step, I followed these instructions to create a symlink from ...
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Winetricks fails to find program files directory

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 12 desktop then: Installed WINE from the Ubuntu Software Center. Installed WineTricks from the Ubuntu Software Center. When I type the following commands in the ...
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how to access the windows program installed uisng wine?

How to access the windows programs installed using wine on ubuntu 12.04. dash did not show as well as there was no desktop icon. any ideas
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Locking Wine applications in the launcher is not permanent

I happily run Word 2007 via Wine on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I prefer having it sit in the launcher for easy access, however, every time I start a new session (that is, logging in or booting up), the ...
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How do I get ARF video to play in webex? [closed]

I have webex installed on ubuntu 12.04 with wine as per the instructions at this link. I'm able to open .arf files but the video is not showing up. This is the output i get when i open the ...
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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Issue with dependencies when trying to install Wine and Synaptic

I am running 12.04 ubuntu on a dual-boot with win 7 and i have been trying to install Wine however I had a bunch of dependency issues. So I then tried using Synaptic which will not install either ...
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Missing general fonts after installing WINE

I have problem with my font after installing flash & wine, font as Arial, Verdana, Comic SanMS, Times New Roman, Tahoma, etc not found on my system. how to install it?
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Cannot run ds-timer with Wine

I am trying to get this program to run in Wine, it goes through the installation process, but then fails to start up. I don't have the technical know-how myself to find a workaround, it might be ...
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Mounting iso images to play on wine

I would very much like to be able to mount iso images on my file system while getting wine to detect them as if they were real cd/dvd images inside the cd/dvd drive. As of this day I haven't been able ...