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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How to run non-unicode program using wine in Ubuntu?

I am trying to run an Arabic application using Wine. Its in non-Unicode. In XP, Windows 7 it's quite easy to select appropriate language under Region and Settings. I can't find support for this.
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Wine sometimes crashes entire system

Sometimes, programs that I am running with Wine (1.7) will crash my entire system. (Ubuntu 14.04) Clarification: during these crashes, Ubuntu is 100% non-responsive. I unable to use all of the ...
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Running “Internet Download Manager” via wine crashes

I have installed wine-1.7.22 Then installed play on linux too, which uses wine Then I installed Internet Download Manager 5.17 using play on linux It installed successfully, I opened it and ADD URL ...
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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Problem to use alias with Wine ie8

I want to use alias with ie8 using wine. But I don't want to to use $ wine 'C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore And just $ ie8 But I can't: vitor@vitor-pc:~$ alias ie8='wine ...
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WINE Hearthstone problem

So I've been wanting to play hearthstone but I have a problem that I ran into. When I try to get into hearthstone all it does is stay on the loading screen with the thing at the top blinking. It then ...
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unable to install Photoshop on ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and latest wine from Ubuntu software center, when I try to install Photoshop CS6 using wine I receive an error. I checked the Allow Executing File As Program in Photoshop ...
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Wine issue, quit working [duplicate]

UPDATE Looking around in the FAQ I found "10.6. Every app I try to start crashes" http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-7c6623cfe3fb6b542f4b0d97bea78ce682c7c16c I was not able to recover my wine ...
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Xubuntu running games EXTREMELY slow

So I've lately been trying to get my games back that I used to play on Windows because I had just switched to Xubuntu. But when running any game I see that the games are running EXTREMELY slow. I ...
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wine1.6 download for ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a new 32-bit ubuntu and tried to download wine1.6. I followed the instructions on the winehq site but the response was that I had to "chose an application" to proceed. Having got no further ...
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DLL problem while running a program in wine

I have a 64 bit host system and installed wine using sudo apt-get install wine1.6. I created a new 32 bit prefix like so: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winecfg. Then I ran the installer of the ...
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installing wine on lubuntu but getting errors , unable to correct problems,you have held broken packages

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 from the official website and installed successfully (clicked download updates while installing and install third party software) so now I added the wine repository which was ...
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Game display isn't centered

Whenever I play a game using Wine the game is off centered or zoomed into the top left corner of the game.How do I fix this?
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How do I get Wine to Open and App and Load in a File?

I have a .desktop launcher that is available from the Open With options in Nemo (or Nautilus). I'm able to right click and "Open With" and the app will launch, but the file doesn't load in. I've tried ...
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How to access the internet on 64 bit UBUNTU through wine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and Wine 1.6. I downloaded Wine to be able to run YTD (youtube download manager), an application meant for windows. Sadly, it tells me that there is no internet ...
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How to open Warcraft 3 with Wine in resolution other than 800x600?

I just installed Warcraft 3 with wine on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I open it via "wine war3.exe" it opens with the screen all messed up where i can see the desktop and a small corner of the screen. so i ...
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I am having trouble downloading Wine onto my Linux Mint 17 [duplicate]

I type in: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa I put in my password, then this comes up: You are about to add the following PPA to your system: Welcome to the Wine Team PPA. Here ...
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Starcraft 2 Ubuntu 14.04 Installation For a Noob

I know people have got this working but i'm frustrated and i don't have any more hair to pull out. I followed some online instructions here ...
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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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Unity3d & Unity WebPlayer Can't get these working

I'm trying to get Unity3d work on Ubuntu 14.04 and also Unity Webplayer. As a young Game developer, its very important I have Unity (Game Engine) so I can continue to make games. I tried Installing ...
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Error installing Foxit Reader using wine

I am trying to install foxit reader on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My installation starts fine, but then halfway through I get the following error : C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit ...
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Wine 1.7, ubuntu 14.04, world of warcraft [duplicate]

I have installed wine 1.7. When I launch battle.net launcher, wow launcher or wow.exe, it always says "Data//wow-update-base-17325.MPQ: World of Warcraft can’t make a required change to an archive ...
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how to download gta san andreas on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

i wanna a download link of grand theft auto san andreas version linux ubuntu 12.04 please anyone give me a download link of mta san andres and gta san andreas version linux ubuntu 12.04
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Wine 1.6.2 on latest Ubuntu gives this error [duplicate]

When I am trying to run a windows application on the latest Ubuntu, the wine quits and gives this error: Unhandled exception: illegal instruction in 32-bit code (0x005832d8). Register dump: CS:0073 ...
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Write a Script to install an application under wine

I have a non-techy friend who's giving Ubuntu a shot and I'm basically undertaking the challenge of trying to make it as painless as possible. He would like to install iTunes on his machine but I'd ...
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Error extracting setup 1 cab

I was trying to install a game called Osu! on wine. I set up prefix in 64 bit wine version 1.7.3. When I run the .exe file of the game. A error shows up saying 'error extracting setup_1.cab.The file ...
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WineApp…Unimplemented function msvcr90.dll [duplicate]

I downloaded Wine because I use photokey for my photos. I attepmted to open the program after I downloaded it. The message below is what I encountered. Please help!!!! Unhandled exception: ...
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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Tomb Raider 2013 Steam Wine - How to compile Wine Patch?

I wanted to install Tomb Raider 2013 over Steam with Wine 1.7.22. The problem is, that the game stops after the profile loader. This problem is well known: ...
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Application icon disappears from Ubuntu launcher

I checked the forum topics and tried various suggested solutions but none worked to resolve this issue. OS: Ubuntu 12.04: Accounts: Administrator (Administrator), Resource (Standard) Wine: 1.4 ...
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How to install Microsoft Office 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

My system is running on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) and I have already installed wine-1.6.2, and when I go and double click on setup.exe icon, I get the following Setup Error dialog: Setup can't find ...
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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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PlayOnLinux: Wine crashes (Problem 1) [duplicate]

I've posted about this on: http://www.playonlinux.com/en/topic-12143.html But this website is easier to navigate (I can go back to my questions :|) and has a great community. So here's what's in the ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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Acroread can't edit annotations: Commenting Not Allowed

so I started annotating a pdf on a windows machine but then I wanted to make some changes on my linux machine later. I have the native linux acroread 9 installed which can do comments but there's a ...
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Wine and Chess Program Fritz 11 - Problem with black colour [duplicate]

I installed Chess Program Fritz 11 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine (using a virtual machine VirtualBox). The program runs perfectly but the black pieces of the main board don't look black. If I try to ...
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wine program not running in fullscreen [duplicate]

So I'm fairly new to wine, and I'm having a problem with a few programs that don't want to run in fullscreen. The menu bar remains, the mouse doesn't move all the way to the left and the gray bar at ...
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Building 32-bit Wine on a 64-bit (x86-64) system

I had to build a 32bit version on wine on my 64bit system (Ubuntu 13.10) I've followed a lot of guides (like these http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOn64bit) but all of them got me problems. I discovered ...
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Is a virus scanner really needed with wine? [closed]

I use wine for two things, playing World of warcraft and using spotify. Is a virus scanner needed for me? I tried to use clamAV but i download it from the software center and it says my version is ...
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Wine needs uninstall of nvidia-cuda-toolkit that I need too!

When I want to install Wine, nvidia-cuda-toolkit has to be uninstalled. Is it really impossible to have both?
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Problem installing wow with wine 1.7 [closed]

I went to wine HQ to get the latest release of wine, i installed the battle net launcher and nothing crashed or froze. I started to install it and everything seemed to work fine, after i check the ...
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League of legends games will not start, bugsplat [closed]

I'm trying to run League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 using Play on Linux. I followed this guide to install it. I'm now using Amd's proprietary drivers (got an HD5770 graphics card if that matters). I ...
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Wine Corrupted, stream libraries, everything?

I can't remove wine at all, I cannot sudo apt-get remove, purge, or autoremove without error.I've tried removing the /usr/bin/wine files, everything. I am at a complete loss, as every suggestion I've ...
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The wine window is not minimized

I cannot minimize a wine appication window in KDE environment. When I click the minimize button it is minimized and immediately maximized again. How can I solve this problem?
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Filezilla server interface not working with Wine and Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed FileZilla Server (with wine)And am having problems with the "server interface"1. my mac cannot connect to the server using localhost or IP: 127.0.0.1 with the server running2. now ...
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How do I install a .src.tgz file?

I want to install Synthesia, but the creators didn't bother with a Linux version (as usual). They said it would run under Wine 1.4, but my wine is higher than that apparently, and I don't know how to ...
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What does WINE really stand for? [closed]

I know that this is not exactly the right place to ask, but it's the only place I know where it is at least sort-of-a-good-place to ask. I have already googled and searched here, but I got multiple ...
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From 12.04 to 14.04

I am have been using 12.04 and I was thinking of upgrading to 14.04. My question to you all is that once I upgrade to the above mentioned version, I will I be able to use the third party packages ...
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I ran minecraft.exe on wine and a black screen popped up [duplicate]

I ran minecraft.exe on my floppy with wine and a black window popped up. I saw log-in but it all was black you could only see the borders of login. how can i fix this error?
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Ubuntu and wine fullscreen issue

Hello this is my first post so I'm sorry if some of the formalities are missing. I'm currently using Wine in order to launch games, WoW for example. The issue appears if I switch workspaces. If I do ...