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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GTA San Andreas screen issue running on wine

When I launch gta_sa.exe the screen goes blank and comes back with the screen resolution messed up. The desktop is HUGE. With the game also fully responsive I can only see the top right of the game.
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How to Install an Application that is on one Computer on Another

I have two laptops running Ubuntu. One of these laptops has StarCraft Brood War installed on it, and the other does not. I seem to have misplaced my StarCraft disk, so I cannot install it normally on ...
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Wine MSI exec Error

I have tried to run msi files using wine (I'm running ubuntu 14.04 gnome), with this command in the terminal (and I have used cd to get to the folder). wine msiexec /i myfile.msi But it always ...
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Java environment variable in Wine (32 bit prefix)

I need to run a Windows executable that requires Java 32 bit. Since Java 8 is still unstable in Wine, I installed a 32-bit Java (7u76) in a 32-bit WINEPREFIX. Now, when I run the Windows executable, ...
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How to install Acrobat professional 8 using wine in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed wine1.6 in the ubuntu 12.04 and tried to install Acrobat professional 8 using wine1.6. At the near completion of installation process, installation process gets aborted and it says ...
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Program installed with no errors but won't run under wine

I have Ubuntu Mate 15.04 and I have successfully installed wine from the .deb package they provide. Then I have successfully (at least with no errors) installed a Windows program by right-clicking on ...
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Eve Online Installer Not Working

I've got Wine 1.7 and downloaded the latest Eve Online installer (the .msi package). When I open the .msi with Wine it just makes the box grey and doesn't do anything (the program just hangs). Not ...
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How do I add i386 architecture in Ubuntu MATE 15.04?

So I want to install wine:i386 so I can use PlayOnLinux. http://wiki.playonlinux.com/index.php/Installing_PlayOnLinux For users' Debian wheezy and Ubuntu Precise (and higher), they'll need to ...
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Running .reg files with wine

I am having trouble running .reg files with wine. I have tried a few solutions that other people have used but when I launch it return the following error: "There is no windows program configured to ...
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A good program to make Live USB? [duplicate]

I have a few distros ISOs and I want to test them in a Live flash drive. They are Arch Linux, Damn Small Linux, Linux Lite, Porteus, Lubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 14.10. I can use Boot Disk Creator ...
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Flash Projector wont open .swf's only black screen

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I want to be able to run .swf's file's (A game called Realm of the mad god) I use Wine to open the flash projector and then run the .swf. I get a black screen with audio. ...
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ClamTk found possible threats - How should they be handled?

A recent scan with ClamTk found 24 possible threats. All but one are associated with PlayOnLinux, Wine, or WinTV, and are located in my user folder in /home. I tried quarantining all of them, but ...
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Using in-house programs in C++ with a DLL library in Ubuntu

I have a number of in-house programs coded in C++ using microsoft visual studio and a microsoft .dll librairy. I'm serching for a way to use those programs in Ubuntu without having to change all the ...
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Apps running with wine looking ugly

I've installed notepad++ with wine. If I run this application it looks like Win95. So now twenty years have past and I would appreciate a look that is a tiny bit more state of the art. I found this ...
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Duplicate icons of an application, running in Wine

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and Docky as my launcher. To run OriginPro under Wine from launcher I created a .desktop file and pinned it to my Docky However, when it starts, it opens a separate icon ...
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ATI radeon HD 4530 drivers won't work

hi i'm new here and i'm ultra noob i know this was asked about a million time but yet i couldn't get any help specially because these answers are old so when i get to download a package via the ...
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Set picassa photo viewer as default app for image

I just installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine following this How would I install Picasa 3.9? until step 3 cause i don't want to connect to my Picasa account. I want just to use Picasa photo ...
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How to play and install Need For Speed ​​Most Wanted 2012 in Ubuntu

I want to install Need For Speed Most Wanted 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS because I can install it in Windows. Ubuntu with Wine/Play on Linux won't open the files. Someone please help!!! I wanted to ...
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How do I use wine? [duplicate]

After using Ubuntu for quite a while, I have decided to use it to be my primary operating system and will try to uninstall Windows. However, the only thing blocking me is that I can't use Linux for ...
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Why does wine have broken dependencies?

I get this error when I want to install anything with apt. You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: ...
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Wine 1.7.38 doesn't update to latest beta

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 trusty x64. Altough I've added the Wine repo, made sure it's selected (even the sources branch), then tried sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install ...
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How to fix windows read access error with wine in Ubuntu?

This is more of a wine problem, but I work with Ubuntu 14.04. I recently installed Microsoft Photodraw on Wine 1.6.2. The app works perfectly for some time when the following error pops up and ...
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unmet dependencies [Wine]

Again with unmet dependencies problem, but this time it's something else... I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to install wine but I get this message: The following packages have unmet ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu

I have a lenovo n20p with Ubuntu installed , I was using linux just fine I managed to install wine, I then turned of my laptop and then back on and when I ran sudo startunity it didn't work. I got ...
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WOW freezes after login 15.04

I installed wine 1.6.2 and World of warcraft launcher through it. It fully installed and when I run the game it log ins and asks me to select zone and realm type each time. When I do this the special ...
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Game crashes while running with wine

I have installed Dragon Ages: Origins on my Ubuntu 14.04. Everything went well, and I can start the game and enter the main menu. However when I select "New Game" it crashes. I can change options or ...
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On running an application through wine why exception handling error is occuring

I ran a program by this code wine '/home/user/Hardware/hyperterminal/hypertrm.exe' the program starts but stops in between getting message as Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to ...
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Fonts not visible in Far Cry 1 with Wine

I recently installed Far Cry 1 (5 CD retail) under Wine using this tutorial on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. My Pc specs are as follows: Integrated graphics: Intel G33 openGL version: 1.4 Ram: 2GB DDR2 ...
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how do I get wine to run on ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

I'm a fairly new user with ubuntu. But What's the best/easiest way to get wine to work. It never seems to work for me. thanks
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Winehq to run bulk image downloader

has anyone had success running the windows program bulk image downloader through WINE? It is a fairly simple program containing a .exe information files it has to access. When it runs on my system ...
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can windows virus affect Linux machine through wine? [duplicate]

When we use wine on Linux PC windows Virus can affect folders of wine? I think may be not; But I still Confuse about that. What is accurate answer? Wine is emulator of windows then some question ...
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why USB sticks are invisible in NoviCorp wintoflash(windows software)

I am trying to create a boot-able windows 7 USB stick through WinToFlash in wine-tricks.But whenever i started wintoflash,USB drives are not showing.I did so many thing via ...
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Missing Wine Program Folder in Xubuntu 14.04-LTS

After installing Wine 1.6.2 from the Ubuntu Software Center the Program folder with the installed Windows programs is not shown in XFCE menu. Only the following enteries are shown: Deinstall Wine ...
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How do I set Notepad++ as an editor on Ubuntu?

I use notepad++ from Wine. I want to set Notepad++ as one of the default editors. I tried to set it by right-clicking on a file, then Open With. But I did not see Notepad++ in the resulting list ...
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Fully remove PlayOnLinux and any files left behind [duplicate]

I recently installed PlayOnLinux with: sudo apt-get install playonlinux But then decided that I wanted to remove it so I did: sudo apt-get purge playonlinux sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get ...
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What does “HQ” from WineHQ mean? [closed]

This is just a curiousity, and I wasn't able to find it anywhere... Would it be "High Quality"? I also see that the going-to-be Mac OS Wine-like app DarlingHQ also has this HQ...
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How to handle google chrome external protocol when your software is on wine?

My problem is this: I have a software installed with Wine (Brain Explorer 2, it's free); certain functions of this software requires using the browser (in this case google chrome; firefox isn't an ...
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how to download wine offline

i just installed Ubuntu on my desktop via a Youtube tutorial, they forgot to mention that Linux doesn't support windows exe files. I cannot access the wired internet in my room, in order to download ...
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Can the C: drive in WINE be put in the RAID 10 local to host Ububtu 12.04 LTS

really new to Ubuntu, and even newer to WINE. Is it possible to move the C: drive in WINE to use a Raid 10 array that is internal local to host non boot storage. I really want to keep the SSD boot ...
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How do I restore my font sizes after using wine (800x600)?

After playing a full screen game in wine @800x600 I use xrandr to reset my monitor settings which are @ 1600x900 & 1440x900. When I do this, however my fonts become tiny. How do I keep my fonts ...
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playonlinux problem for world of tanks installation

I installed Play On Linux, because I want to install World of Tanks game. But when this game installation process starts appears this error which is in print screen. What should I do in this ...
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Problem with Java 8.45 instalation

I tried to install java 8.45 wine but the installation wont even start so I tried to download older version and update it but the update fails to download the patch. Does anyone know what to do with ...
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Options.txt file hearthstone

I finally opened Hearthstone,played a few games without any problem, but I made a critical mistake, I put the graphics quality in High and closed the game. Now, when I open Hearthstone using wine, ...
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How can I install Wine in 15.04 when there are unmet dependencies?

When I try to install Wine in Ubuntu 15.04, I get the following message: >sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Playonlinux asks to install Python

just few days ago I installed other version of Python on Ubuntu (I need it for coding). Installation of Python went pretty much smoothly, but when I try to launch League Of Legends I get a problem. ...
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How do I correct a font that doesn't have a name?

I bought a font from myfonts.com, and installed it on my system by clicking on the .TTF file I received and in the dialog that came up there was a button that said "Install Font". Seemed to work, but ...
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Wine Program doesnt run 90% of the games [closed]

Ok, I have many games in my pc including GTA 3, NFS MW, San Andreas, Vice City but my wine program loader doesnt seem to work on them and the output is- The game is magnified so much that i can see ...
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Installing JDK 32 bit on 64 bit machine through wine

I am trying to install 32 bit JDK through wine but it encounters an error. When installing 64 bit JDK it installs it, but when i search it in the specified folder it isn't showing. Any idea how to ...
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Wine & FGLRX Conflict

I have installed wine first and tried to install FGLRX drivers from AMD Site. When i Install FGLRX through Gdebi Installer. It says libopencl1 conflict. I Followed this guide 14.10 wine and fglrx ...
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On doing ping in Wine and I am getting error message

I typed this in Wine command prompt: ping www.google.com then I got this message in terminal: fixme:ping:main this command currently just sleeps based on -n parameter