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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Virus creates files in desktop

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. There are some weird files appears in my desktop, I googled some file names, and I found dghv.exe appeared in a list of virus. ...
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Issue on installing wine on Ubuntu 11.10

I have installed wine on my Ubuntu 11.10 using apt-get install. In between installation, that process was stopped unfortunately. I don't know that whether wine is installed or not. But, it didn't ...
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How to remove GoforFiles from Wine?

GoforFiles is some kind of annoying search engine addition to Windows which likes to install itself. I searched the internet and there are some howto's for windows but it sits in my Wine on Ubuntu ...
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Install wine1.5 not wine1.6

I am trying to use Adobe Reader 10 with Wine in Ubuntu 12.04. The installer doesn't work on 1.4; but the WineHQ database shows it running under 1.5. I tried installing wine1.5 as per the instructions ...
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Steam servers - Error code 2 - Fat32 error(Portal 2 steam via wine)

I have a dual boot computer, 64 bit Windows 7 and 64 bit Ubuntu 13.04. I have Steam installed on my computer on the Windows 7 side, however I also use it from the Ubuntu side via Wine as well. When I ...
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Is there a way to Launch The updater.exe file of Guitar pro 6 when running in Wine?

I have downloaded the windows version of Guitar Pro 6 and it runs in Wine, However when I try to enter my License key, I get the error message "Can't open Updater" and then when I click ok the program ...
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Software availability

I've been using Ubuntu for the past year or so, and I swear, I have turned into the biggest Ubuntu Fanboy in the world, I absolutely love everything about Ubuntu except for this one little thing. ...
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GoG on Linux installation Procedure

I wanted to install GoG on Linux ( http://gogonlinux.com/ ) and as I went through the install process (which is for Ubuntu12.04) and the result is that I have all the files built by python, but no ...
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Why does wineprefixcreate create an empty directory?

I used this short guide to attempt making a separate wine prefix in my home folder: How to Use WinePrefix in Ubuntu to Optimize Gaming Seems pretty simple but isn't working for me. The mkdir works ...
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Wine fails to start Foxit Reader

When I tried to install Foxit Reader through wine, I got the following error pop-up window. Can anybody helps to debug this error? The program Foxit Reader.exe has encountered a serious problem ...
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How to install and configure Wine?

I am looking for a step by step instruction to guide me in the ways of installing, configuring and debugging many of the issues new users have when dealing with Wine in Ubuntu. What is the ...
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Timex Device Agent 3.0 does not detect Timex Run Trainer (USB)

I installed Device Agent and it is running with Wine. It lets me login to my account on TrainingPeaks (on the web) but I cannot upload anything since my Timer Run Trainer GPS is not detected by Timex ...
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Teamviewer 8 on Kubuntu 13.04 won't start

The problem is I can't run Teamviewer on Kubuntu. That problem exists for me since 12.10 and I as I remember, it was with the 7th version either. I download official package from officical web site, ...
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How do I run Microsoft Explorer 8 plus on Ubuntu?

First off, you should know I'm a Ubuntu newbie who has become passionate since my strangely low-priced Dell computer showed up with Ubuntu loaded on it and it could do almost everything I need from a ...
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Blood Bowl Not Working

Blood Bowl (a windows game) is not working on computer (which runs ubuntu) even though I am running blood bowl using wine. It runs however it does not create a window. You can here the music playing ...
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Installing IE8 with Winetricks

I have been trying to install Internet Explorer 8 via Winetricks on the default wine-prefix but I'm getting an error after the unpack process, saying my configuration is 64-bits and Internet Explorer ...
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How to mount USB flash drive to WINE?

I download YUMI from pendrivelinux.com, the website tell me I can use WINE to run it ( using WINE from default repo on raring), but when I run it my USB drive wont show up on YUMI, I have tried to ...
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Discovering I needed Wine to run anything Windows-based. I discovered I'd need DirectX to do anything significant, which in turn needed .NET framework. Using this ...
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How to completely install wine [duplicate]

I installed wine by doing sudo apt-get install wine and everything went well, but at the end I get the "Package configuration" and the title says configuring ttf-mscorefonts-installer and they talk ...
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Problem with installing software [duplicate]

I tried to install wine from terminal i this is what i got: liquid@liquid-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for liquid: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Error Installing MS office in ubuntu 13.04

While I am installing ms office 10 or 13 using wine it says the following: Unhandled exception: 0xc06d007e in 32-bit code (0x7b83ae0b). Register dump: CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:0063 ...
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Need some info about wine [duplicate]

I often come across something called 'wine'. I read that it is a compatibility program for other operating systems. What is it exactly and what is it used for and how?
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Set Wine application icons in Cinnamon or Gnome3

In the above screenshot you can see that I am using a Wine application, Nemo file browser & Firefox, however, I want to use a specific icon for this Wine application too! To be precise I am ...
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how can I install wine 1.4 on ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

When I try to install wine 1.4 i get this errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) pero 1.16.10ubuntu1 is to be installed ...
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Radio Mobile on Ubuntu

Does anyone have experience setting up Radio Mobile, on Wine, in Ubuntu? There is such little data online, I am really hoping some could help me with the installation on Wine. I tried to use the ...
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Dual boot remove useless options, remove boot timer, run exe. on Kubuntu

Alright so I successfully installed both Kubuntu and W7. When I start my laptop it offers several boot options like W7, Kubuntu, Kubuntu blabla and some other stuff. I'd like to know If It is possible ...
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Run Adobe CS6 from Win7 install in dual-boot?

I've got a windows machine and recently decided to add a second hard drive with Xubuntu to run a dual-boot setup. I already have Adobe Master Collection CS 6 installed on my windows HD. Is there a way ...
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How to install Dashlane on Ubuntu?

I use the password manager Dashlane on Windows. However, I cannot use the same on Ubuntu. I tried installing it using Wine but it didn't help. Can anybody suggest alternative methods?
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Cant install wine1.5 13.04

So I tried to install wine 1.5 a few times, I got 1.4 installed, and 1.6 installed oddly enough, I completely removed and purged all wine and still nothing. I installed ia32-lib and still nothing, ...
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How to change default font size in menus after Wine?

I am using Wine 1.4.1 to run MS Word 2010 in Ubuntu 12.10. Yet, the font size and menus in Word are just too small. Have a look: Is there a way for me to change the Word font size and menu sizes? ...
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Can't install Pinnacle Studios 14 on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Pinnacle Studio HD version 14 on my laptop, and I've already downloaded Wine and when I insert the installation CD, I can run the exe file. However, once that's all done with, ...
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Autorun .EXE files with WINE

I am using WINE to run several Windows-only games that I play. Currently, in order to play the game, I must locate the file in Nautilus, right click, and Open with > WINE. If I lock the .EXE file to ...
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Uplay is stuck while trying to update

I installed Assassin's Creed II using Playonlinux via Wine. The install process completed, and I thought everything was OK, but it wasn't. If I try to start the game, Uplay starts and tries to update ...
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Wine Install error ubuntu 12.04.1 32-bit

When I try to install wine through terminal, it throws the error: nits@nits-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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What is the matter with wine 1.6 in PPA:ubuntu-wine/ppa?

I use ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa in 12.04. Today when I update system , it remove my old wine 1.5, but 1.6 can not be installed. What about you ? Thanks Edit: I use 'apt-get dist-upgrade' to update ...
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Run Win 16-bit Application in Wine

Xubuntu 12.04. HP Compaq nc8430. 2 GB RAM. Wine 1.4. I'm trying to run Castle of the Winds, an old 16-bit Windows application, in Wine. I've put the application in .wine/drive_c. I've added it as an ...
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Avery DesignPro in Ubuntu

Does Avery DesignPro work in Ubuntu through Wine? If so how do I launch the program? How about Avery Wizard for Microsoft Office in LibreOffice?
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Access USB Flash drive from Wine

Im trying to use recuva (a file recovery program) on WINE because some files on a corrupt USB Flash drive just did not get restored using PhotoRec for linux. The problem is, I can't select the USB ...
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Program Compatibility

I just installed Fifa manager 13 on ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't work because I need to change the program compatibility before it runs. How do I do that in ubuntu??
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Why should I prefer ppa wine over the wine in the official repository?

Looking at most (all?) tutorials on how to install Windows apps into Ubuntu, they instruct to add the ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa repository, and then install the latest wine (currently wine1.5). sudo ...
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ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) wine midi has no output

I have UBUNTU 12.04 (KXStudio version) with several MIDI programs that work well both input and output. I installed Wine 1.5.31 so I could run Studio4 by Midisoft. The program runs, accepting MIDI ...
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Please help me with Wine and other software installation

I cannot install wine on my computer and many other softwares. I have tried synaptic, terminal, and software center. I installed dependcies individually and still get this error though terminal ...
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Why do games lag in wine for me but everyone else seems to not experience this?

Everyone else in the world seems to be able to play steam games in wine just fine, except for me. I am running a brand new Nvidia GeForce 670, I have a quad core i7 920 2.67GHz, and 11GB DDR3 RAM. ...
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What is the best way to run .EXE files in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I have heard about programs like Wine that allow Ubuntu users to run .exe files. Which program should I use, and how should I use it?
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problem downloading origin EA please help

OK I'm really getting angry! I wanna play a computer game (Sims 3) but I have to download origin first so I could play but it says this. ----- Archive: /home/*****/Downloads/OriginThinSetup (1).exe ...
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Wine - not showing content of windows

Today I switched from Windows to Ubuntu, so I am a beginner. Few years ago I started to use a Windows program to generate invoices, so I got a lot of invoices in my archive and I need to continue ...
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Install Wine on Ubuntu 13.04 running from a Live USB?

I tried to install Wine on my Ubuntu 13.04 setup (running from a live USB). I desperately need Wine installed as quickly as possible as my laptop has a MBR problem that I have to fix and the only way ...
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No Steam Powered Icon

I installed steam using wine recently because of some steam games not working. When I installed it using SteamInstall.msi with winetricks and wine it did give me an icon but it says this Details: ...
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Wine glitch or Lubuntu 13.04?

Ok, i've been using wine to try to run windows programs (duh) well i was recently trying to run Everquest. which winehq gave a gold. It runs just fine for what i would expect for my system. but heres ...
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Convert files to UTF-8 without BOM

I have a file in Hebrew, which is displayed now as Gibberish. On windows, what I've done at the past, I just converted the file using Notepad++ > Encoding > Convert to UTF-8 without BOM and then ...