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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Consistent dialog concerning wine-silverlight

I installed pipelight and as part of the installation procedure, after everything was done in terminal, an external window appeared and started automatically installing wine-silverlight. However, ...
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Hardisk driver is not found?

I'm currently using ubuntu 13.10. I am trying to make my laptop dual boot with win 8, but in the win 8 set up, the driver of my harddisk is not found. I've tried to download the driver from the acer ...
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How to proporly configure wine

I have a program I need to use and currently do not have enough disk space for dual booting or a vm, so I was wondering if someone could port this program to Linux or help me configure wine to do so. ...
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How do I remove TeamViewers notification that it is still running in the background?

There seems to be a bug with the current TeamViewer implementation on Linux where it shows a Windows-looking "balloon" type notification informing the user that TeamViewer is still running in the ...
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Cannot install wine1.6 or playonlinux

i have went through every question related to this and none of them worked for me. for wine i keep getting The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-amd64 (= ...
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installation of dotnet 2.0 on 64 bit machine failing

There is another thread with almost the exact same question title, however the solution does not work for me (possible updates for wine/ubuntu?) I'm trying to install MathCad 14 on my Ubuntu 12.04 64 ...
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PlayOnLinux MS Office 2012 Ubuntu Dual Screen Maxmizing Issue

I installed MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the latest POL version without a problem. All works perfectly. However I have to screens. The laptop's main screen and an external. When I move ...
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Teamviewer 9 Ubuntu 13.10 Sound

TeamViewer gets shipped with Wine 1.6. Pulseaudio is working in installed wine 1.6.1 from PPA. Copying over the winepulse.drv.so and fakedlls/winepulse.drv does not work. You can approve this with ...
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which packages are required to install wine in offline mode

I want to install wine1.4 on approximately 20 PCs, but don't know how many packages are required for that. I've checked dependencies with apt-cache showpkg wine1.4 but for some packages it gives an ...
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Serial Number Field Disabled - Office 2010 - WINE

Ok so I managed to run msoffice installer on my ubuntu.. but I just have one small problem.. I can't choose the serial number field.. I click on it but nothing happens, Tried multiple installers .. ...
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Hearthstone, Ubuntu 12.04 dbghelp disabled

I'm trying to get Hearthstone working. I have an 64bit Ubuntu 12.04. The latest wine and playonlinux. I have as often said disable the dbghelp library in wine. Now the battle.net launcher opens, but ...
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How to open encrypred USB flash drive in wine?

I have an encrypted Integral USB stick with LOCKV231.EXE I was hoping that I may be able to use it in Kubuntu (12.4) through Wine, but when I right-click LOCKV231.EXE and select: 'Open with wine ...
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C&C on xubuntu using wine/playonlinux

I have Xubuntu 12.04 running on my notebook. One thing I would like to have working is C&C, the modded version from cncnet.org. I found these websites but all I try, it simply does not work for ...
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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 ...