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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Windows browsers in ubuntu for web developent

I regularly do front end development(html,css,js) and need to test websites for ie7, ie8, ie9, firefox, chrome, safari, opera in windows.I would like to move to ubuntu, but am concerned that testing ...
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Problem installing dotnet framework with winetricks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wine 1.5 %ProgramFiles% error I use Xubuntu 12.04. First of all, I installed version 1.4 of wine. When I entered in console sudo sh winetricks dotnet40 to install .net ...
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Trying to run 32bit windows game in wine on 64bit 12.04

I am trying to run Icewind dale2 from GOG.com in wine on ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I am using the AMD ATI binary blob display driver. Running the file command on /usr/lib32/fglrx/libGL.so.1.2 gives: ...
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Install Wine 1.5 in Ubuntu 10.04

How do I upgrade to Wine 1.5 on Ubuntu 10.04? I have tried sudo apt-get install wine1.5, but I can't find it.
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Installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Wine 1.4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MS Word will not install: “pol_error” Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus will not install because of windows codecs. I need help on installing dotnet20, ...
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wine: x development files not found

I downloaded the wine-1.4-rc5.tar.bz2. I ran the tools/wineinstall in terminal. After some time I get this error. checking for X... no configure: error: X development files not found. Wine will be ...
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Wine install cross dependencies

Help! When I try to install wine from .deb files from Ubuntu Packages I can't because wine1.4-i386.deb and wine1.4-common.deb are cross dependent. One wont install without the other being configured. ...
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Installing System dynamic (Powersim studio 5) in 12.04

Is there any way to install Powersim Studio 5 to 12.04? I had this software work on my previous Windows XP, nevertheless, after my migration to Ubuntu until now, I still cannot use this software. ...
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Running Airport Utility under WINE?

I can't get APUtil.exe running under wine. I installed version 5.5.3 under wine-1.5.12. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to run it, here's what I get: $ wine APUtil.exe fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation ...
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X-Plane 10 doesn't run due to “annot find autorun program”

I am trying to install X-Plane 10 GLOBAL (I 1000 version DVD VERSION X-Plane 10) on Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) and I am getting the following message: Error autorunning software Cannot find autorun ...
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Remove Wine's Notepad from “Open With” options

A few facts: I use Wine. Wine ships its own version of Notepad. For some files, this copy of Notepad has somehow become associated. There is no possibility of me ever actually wanting to open anything ...
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Steam, Team Fortress 2 black screen? [closed]

I installed Steam with Winetricks and used Steam to install tf2, but when I tried to boot, all I see is the logos and then a black screen. What did I do wrong?
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Tally ERP 9 is very slow on Ubuntu

We have installed Tally ERP 9 software on Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine and it is widely used in India for accounting activities but the software is responding very slowly. If someone can suggest any ...
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How can I eliminate wine application options from Thunar's context menu?

I have Xfce and in Thunar file association are changing randomly, to wine applications like jpeg and png to Internet Explorer and mp3 to Windows Media Player. I change it back to gpicview and Totem ...
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How to uninstall a software that has been installed using wine?

I have installed Ms Office 7 using wine, I need to install office 10. can someone tell me how can i uninstall office 7?
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Where does Wine install programs in the filesystem?

I have recently installed MS Office using Wine. Can someone tell me where are the files installed. I mean like in Windows application are installed in program files folder by default, where are they ...
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Starcraft 2 not displaying map in game

I installed Starcraft II wings of liberty via playonlinux, it installed fine, it starts up fine, but when I go into a game the map does not show, it is just black, but all my buildings/units/mineral ...
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How do I update wine in one wineprefix?

Does anyone know how I can go about updating the version of wine that one prefix uses without self-destructing everything in it? I want to bring it from 1.4 to 1.5.5 - I read on a forum that someone ...
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How do I tell winetricks to work with a different prefix?

I'm trying to enable alsa on different prefix than default through winetricks. More specifically, the prefix that has Rosetta Stone on it, as it cannot see my microphone. When I open winetricks, it ...
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WINE and items in notification area [closed]

I have an app called Dropbox. I installed it with the help of WINE. Well, I get the icon in the Ubuntu notification area, but when I click on it to open it, it is transparent (see attached image)
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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 ...