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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Play on Linux isskin.dll

I've been trying to get the game Victoria 2 to work on Play on Linux for a few days now, but I keep encountering an error message saying Runtime Error (at -1.0) Cannot Import ...
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Wine shows 0 Disk Space

I am using wine to install Matlab but wine is showing that there is no disk space in your drive. But i have still more that 50 GB free space in my drive. I used matlab 2011 setup also to install but ...
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Using Auslogics on wine

I'm installing auslogics in my laptop to run it with wine. When I try to defrag disk or flash disk, it says unable to access the drive. try rebooting and running defragmentation again How can ...
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Installing Windows programs and Lexmark X4650 printer [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. What software do I need to so I can install Windows programs from CD or flash drive? Is this software in the Ubuntu Software Center or do I download it from a website? At one ...
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Unable to print from Visual Basic running in WINE?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have installed Microsoft Visual Basic using WINE but I am unable to print to lp0. I am using the following code: open "/dev/lp0/" for Output As #1 In Windows I used to use ...
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Wine 1.7 not installing [duplicate]

So I tried installing Wine 1.7 today, started by typing this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.7 Then I got this: Reading package ...
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WINE Desktop Keeps Crashing

I recently installed Battle.net for wine before realizing there was a bug. WINE now crashes withing 3 seconds on every startup. I am using Saucy Salamander if that helps.
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Xbox 360 Controller through PlayOnLinux

I am running Skyrim through PlayOnLinux and I want to get my Xbox 360 controller to work on the game. I am using Wine 1.7.11, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and whatever version of PlayOnLinux is available through ...
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Music Production Tools (DJ)

I just switched to Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 8.1 and I really like it. Although it requires getting used to some different things, nothing in my normal routine that I do has been affected by the ...
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How do I get a newer version of Java?

For school work, I have to read a CD. Problem one: Need to read the CD without a reader. Solved by creating a .ISO on an adjacent computer. Now, there is already a linux "run" program on the file. ...
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How do I get League of Legends working properly on Ubuntu?

I can install and get League running on 12.04 and 13.10, but I get 2-5 fps, the screen is mostly black (I can see just the HUD and player and enemy health bars, the rest is black/silhouettes) and my ...
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Unity reacts to shortcuts when gaming under Wine (Diablo 2 II Lord of Destruction)

I play Diablo 2 LoD and need to use the Alt-key quite often. It doesn't work ingame and if I press it 2 or 3 times the game minimizes and the Unity search function comes up. How can I disable this ...
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How to hide wine app titlebar when window is maximized

This is a quick post to show how to make wine app hides the titlebar and fully fill the vertical area of screen space when maximized. In Unity DE, when Wine app is maximized, it doesn't hide the ...
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How do I write an LSB header?

I used these instructions to try to make a script run at startup. I got the error "missing LSB information. See http://wiki.debian.org/LSBInitScripts" So I did. I sort of get what's going on, but ...
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Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...
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Windows emulator as DOSbox

I'd want a Windows emulator that works the same way as DOSbox, I mean DOXbox doesn't open any .exe, you have to mount files into it ,Wine for example opens any .exe , and I think that's not safe,I ...
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How to patch Wine and use it In playonlinux

I have Wine installed with a ppa on my system and I do not want to change it. What I want to do is to apply a patch to (This one) and use it in Playonlinux. I know I can use custom Wine versions in ...
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problems setting up synch over wifi with windows program running in wine

i run ePIM in wine and at the moment i'm trying to get the sync working. both devices are connected to the same wifi. but if i try to connect the android with the computer via the app i get "unable to ...
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wine version portability with games

My wine version is 1.3.13 is it good to play high end games eg Suplereme commander,Crysis 2 in this version which I have.My microsoft office 2010 is working smoothly in this wine version.I have ...
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I can't install latest Wine (1.7.8)

Please help me to install WIne 1.7.8 on Ubuntu 12.04. I added ppa, updated but it installing for me 1.7.11 instead 1.7.8...
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How to uninstall a wine software?

I will start by saying this is not a duplicate of Uninstall a program installed with Wine nor How to uninstall a software that has been installed using wine?. I already "STFW" as adviced in the how to ...
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How to remove duplicate entries within the Open With Other Application menu?

Whenever I try to open a file with an application , i found different than default programs duplicated entries : How to remove duplicated entries?
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Cant install WINE [duplicate]

Have problem to install wine 1.6 or 1.7 doesn`t matter. The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.1-0ubuntu1~ppa1) E: Unable to correct problems, you ...
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how to use the wine file

i have downloaded wine application wine application from wine HQ website. i have the file in .tar format i have downloaded it from an windows 7 installed OS computer. i have saved and extracted the ...
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Create wine-comaptible desktop files with optional file argument

I'm using MS Office 2007 via Wine/PoL and I've made the desktop files for them like that: For starting: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Word 2007 GenericName=Game Comment=PlayOnLinux ...
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LEGO Star Wars II setup.exe Wine install failed

I was trying to install LEGO Star Wars II through Wine. When I popped the disc into my drive, Wine didn't kick in, so I went into its root directory an ran the setup.exe file. It let me pick my ...
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I can't install wine 1.4 this comes up every time HELP! [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install wine1.4-common Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Sim City 4 (Wine) crashes on Key Press, not sure why?

This might not be the place to ask this but it seems more related to Ubuntu than Wine or Sim City. I've successfully played 6 hours of Sim City 4 on PlayOnLinux using Wine 1.7.9 through Steam. But I ...
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How to install picasa with wine [closed]

Whenever I try to install picasa with wine it get this, mr-yeomans@mryeomans-Dell-DE051:~$ wine ~/picasa39-setup.exe fixme:wininet:InternetLockRequestFile STUB ...
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Ms Frontpage installation

I want have MS Frontpage as Html editor on Ubuntu. This software is a part of MsOffice 2003 but is not part of it. I installed it by Wine and it installed whithout any error. But as I am try to open ...
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Removing Wine entirely

How can I remove Wine entirely from Ubuntu 13.10? I have tried sudo apt-get autoclean wine sudo apt-get remove wine sudo apt-get clean wine but Wine has not been removed yet.
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Issues installing netflix-desktop

I installed the Netflix desktop client and clicked on the icon, but I lost my internet connection during the Wine installations. I tried to purge it and reinstall, but now when I click on the icon, ...
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setting up remote access to VPS where Wine runs; is window manager needed?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 12.04. My purpose is to let a windows application run under Wine, around the clock, 24/7. It consists of two .exe's, both have to open their GUIs to run. From time to time ...
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Wine version conflict causing update manager to crash

I attempted to update wine from my existing 1.5 by installing 1.7 through apt-get but apparently it only partially succeeded. Now it looks like I'm trapped in a catch-22: When I try to install 1.7 it ...
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wine nsf screen resolution

I play NFS with Wine in Kubuntu. As usual, NFS changed my screen resolution to low, but after it finished, it didn't restore the screen to normal resolution. I found some code to restore the ...
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How to sync a data from windows app to cloud within wine?

I am using xin inventory which is a very nice inventory management windows application. I bought it a couple of years back and I use it to manage around 600 products. Xin Inventory is only thing which ...
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Graphics problems when running battlefield 2 with playonlinux

So I want to run Battlefield 2 on my Kubuntu machine and I found this guide on installing. I did so, the only differences are that I'm using wine version 1.6.2 (latest stable) and the fact that I did ...
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Unity is not able to diplay three wine windows

I am new to Ubuntu, I am using Navicat for Mysql using Wine. But when three consecutive windows open on Navicat Version 10.0.9 - Standard (For example - Navicat, query window and new server connection ...
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I want to install Origin

I am a complete and utter noob at using ubuntu and linux in general (I literally just put it on my second harddrive yesterday). I would like to get OriginEA onto my computer so that I can play games. ...
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Can Ubuntu 13.10 use QQ International without wine?

The Wine always crashes,so I don't want to use it.Can Ubuntu 13.10 use QQ International without wine ?
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Wine1.7 cannot be uninstalled completely

I uninstalled Wine 1.7 by apt-get remove wine1.7. But I found the programs I installed in .wine can still run. How can I uninstall them?
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How to install LEGO Marvel Super Heroes in Wine? [duplicate]

Basically as the title suggests, I would like to know how to install that game under Wine in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?
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Giving Ubuntu the same ID as Windows

I alternate between Windows and Ubuntu, depending on what program I am using. However, there are some pieces of software that I only have one license to (mostly Windows software that I can run on ...
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Sha1sum Mismatch! Clerification

I just started using Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get Wine up and running. By using Winetricks I'm trying to install some software and I keep getting this error message: http://i.imgur.com/l65jhSa.png ...
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Play on linux “Cannot set locale to ” " error

Can someone, please help me to fix this error. Thank you!
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How to run Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

I'm using an Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu 13.04 (it was gnome 12.04). Before I installed Ubuntu I was using "Windows 7 Home Premium" which ran pretty laggy. So I decided using Ubuntu. I took a bootable ...
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Wine sound problems Fallout 3

When I play fallout 3 in wine I get the start up music but as soon as I load a save the sound just goes, I'm running Ubuntu13.04 AMD 64 bit, I also get the same problem when I play How To Survive, ...
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Problem with installing MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I tried to Install MS Office 2010 on my ubuntu 13.10 in past 6 hours, but every single method that I used ended up unsuccessful. I used Play On Linux, but every time right after installing .NET 2.0 ...
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CD/DVD not mounting some CD/DVD's

Running Ubuntu 13.10 with a LG cd/dvd writer it runs some cd/dvd's but certain cd's/dvd's cant mount from it and thus I'm not able to run the installation file in wine any clue? It's a parts catalog ...