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 get Doceri Desktop fully working in Ubuntu with Wine and Java

Doceri is an awesome tool for presenters, teachers, and more. Right now, it only works natively on Windows and Mac OS. However, I love my Linux desktop and through wine I have been able to most things ...
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Shutdown Ubuntu from a wine application

I have been developing an application that users will use in a full screen mode avoiding them from having access to the desktop. Is there any possible way to send a shutdown command from a wine ...
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Game, “Facade”, has no sounds in game and is slow

I successfully installed Facade and loaded it with Wine. The Sound works in the intro and menu screens, but when the main game loads, there is no sound and the game gets extremely slow. I know my ...
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How to restore wine windows after alt+tab to show desktop

I'm using a program via Wine and everything works great. But every time press alt+tab and select "show desktop" i cannot maximize my wine application again. If i press alt+tab again and select my ...
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Wine will not start after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

On ubuntu 12.04, wine was working fine...then, i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04. Now, when I start wine it says: "Error while loading application settings. wine's library path for 32 and 64 bit is not set. ...
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Wine not responding at all

I installed WINE in order to play some older games that Windows no longer supported. At first this worked almost perfectly except one of the games (Mechwarrior3) would freeze every time a in game ...
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Why does my wine-installed program get frequently unavailable?

I have installed and run a Windows compatible video converter (Mediacoder) successfully via Wine. However, the converter frequently becomes unavailable and requires re-installation. Most probably, ...
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Wine: using webcam with Cisco Jabber Video client

I'm trying to use Cisco Jabber Video client (https://www.ciscojabbervideo.com/home) with Wine but I'm unable to get the webcam to work. Steps that I have completed this far: Register an account for ...
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Trouble running/installing Lucid Player software in either Ubuntu or Wine

I am trying to install some plant ID software on my Ubuntu 14.04 install. The software is supposed to run on Linux on something called Lucid Player via Java. When I install through the terminal I get ...
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How to remove uninstalled wine app icons from unity dash?

I had installed LAN Messenger (for Windows) using wine but i found out that LAN Messenger is also available for linux so: I uninstalled LAN Messenger from wine. I also removed wine. deleted the ...
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Installing 32-bit Wine 1.7.19 on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm having a bad time trying to install 32-bit version of Wine 1.7.19 on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. I've got through all the questions related to that on AskUbuntu but I haven't found a working ...
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Problems to open QDAMiner Lite with PlayonLinux

I need urgent help! I use QDA Miner Lite for qualitative analysis, I have always opened it with PlayonLinux, but it had stopped to work last week. I don't know why or how to fix it. Thanks a lot! ...
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Wine stopped working. How do I re-install w/o losing data

Wine has mysteriously stopped working. I have decided to simple entirely remove and re-install wine, but before I do this I want to make sure that I will not loose any of the multitudes of files and ...
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How do I do a NotifyAddrChange

I am running 14.04 Ubuntu, my problem is with Netflix Desktop which will not recognize Pipelight-Silverlight5.1 , I have installed two versions of FireFox one in ubuntu one in Wine both read the ...
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Unable to Save Excel (xlsx) file

I am unable to save Excel file. it is showing below error message. "Errors were detecting while saving 'C:\users\waseem\my documents\waseem saifi.xlsx'. Microsoft Office Excel may be able to save the ...
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_.exe install package via wine

In Ubuntu, opening an _.exe file with Wine Windows Program Loader I get the error message, "setup ended prematurely because of an error. Your system has not been modified." What modification is ...
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Where can I get fresh new Wine DLLs?

I was acting careless today and I accidentally deleted one of the .dlls in my Ubuntu Wine installation, ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/ole32.dll to be exact, and need a new fresh copy of only this ...
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Can't run photoshop CS2 on Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64

I have installed Photoshop CS2 (the free version) on Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64. Photoshop gets started and at the loading splash screen it just freezes at "Initializing tools" and after 30 seconds or so, it ...
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Wine: Install Windows Program for Multiple Users

I'm trying to install programs through wine so that it's available to all users. Reasons are obvious: save space and I don't like the idea of doing separate multiple installations of a program for ...
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When I attepmt to play outlast in PlayOnLinux my entire machine freezes

I can RUN the game but cant PLAY because when I click on the running game the mouse and keyboard stop working (and can't see the game running, only listen it). I have to force my computer to shut ...
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Cannot see the wine ui

I have the wine installed in my xubuntu machine, but when i try to open something like wine configuration i cannot see the ui for the wine. when i do a 'ps -ef | grep wine' i get: 21082 ...
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Buggy desktop interface all of a sudden

I have suddenly noticed strange stuff happening on my desktop. It was perfectly fine until one fine boot, where the workspaces and dash home icons are blacked out and the switching between different ...
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Running TweetEye program in Wine

I have downloaded a windows version (not the newest) of TweetEye to be run in Wine. It is dependent on Java. I have therefore downloaded Java. Whereas the newest version of TweetEye has no problems, ...
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Notepad++ - cannot launch Firefox

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Notepad++ 6.6.4 (through WINE) Under the 'Run' tab, I clicked on "Launch in Firefox" , but nothing happened I uninstalled Notepad++ and WINE, then shutdown. I ...
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What do I do for dependencies installing wine1.7 on 14.04

user@chrubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wine program files association

this question has been asked in a general way before, but this is my first week with Ubuntu and I can't understand all the instructions here: How to associate a file with a program installed in wine ...
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visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 on ubuntu 14.04

hello I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome flash back and with no luck I installed visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 cause it has the cheats option but after installing it manually I just don’t have an icon ...
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How to make Picasa image viewer my default image viewer?

I installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine some days ago. I want to make Picasa image viewer as my default image viewer. So I tried this in the Default applications, but I can't find an entry ...
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Picasa installed using Wine is unable to access some NTFS partitions?

Recently I installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine. After performing a Wine configuration I was able to access all the images in the NTFS partitions on my hard disk. I performed Wine ...
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How can an application installed via wine be enabled to access NTFS partitions automatically and quickly?

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I have found the solution that comes closest to my above-mentioned problem in the admirable answers to the question "Why can an application installed using Wine not access ...
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How to enable an application to run at Ubuntu start up which is installed using Wine?

I installed some applications using Wine in my Ubuntu 14.04. I need some of that applications to run at system start up. One such application is NetWorx(an application to measure bandwidth usage). How ...
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Application installed using Wine cannot be uninstalled

Recently I installed Advanced System Care 7.2 in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine. I installed it to know how to use Wine, since it was the first time I was using it. After the installation I tried to ...
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How do I run Capella Reader on Ubuntu 12.04?

I just installed capella Reader on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation, under Wine, and started it. This throws a series of dialogs with error messages: e.g. It displays scores, but omitting the notes. ...
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Why can an application installed using Wine not access NTFS partitions?

Ubuntu was installed alongside Windows 7 on my system. After some days, I deleted and formatted the Windows partition and didn't format the other NTFS partitions. Before that, I installed Wine on my ...
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Change date format for wine (Windows software)

When I run a windows software with wine1.6 on Ubuntu 14.04, it asks to change date format to dd/mm/yyyy. Now what to do? How can I change format for this? This question is not about changing ...
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how can a windows application installed via wine be enabled to access partitions other than /home?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, having only recently switched from Windows. As I had a very large number of files stored in several partitions, which I naturally wanted to retain, I deleted only the ...
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Multiple keypresses not working properly in games

I have an issue with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10 but this has been going on since 9.10. I tried to test on a Wine game (Mass Effect 3) and on a native Linux game (Left for Dead 2 on Steam) both with ...
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.wine-pipelight folder not present

Following the instructions on the pipelight installation page, I installed pipelight on Ubuntu 14.04. However, upon opening firefox the .wine-pipelight folder isn't present in my home folder, and I ...
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How to install PhpStorm in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a JetBrains PhpStorm 7.1 and I want to install it in Ubuntu 14.04 so I installed wine for windows compatibility and I run PhpStorm-7.1.exe then it is successfully installed(i guess). So when I ...
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How in the living hell can I install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Ever since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my genealogy programs stopped working; looked around, & other Windows emulator progs stopped working, as well. This is what I get when updating, then ...
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wrongly removed wine

I removed wine from my computer using this command "sudo apt-get purge wine*" and most of my program files were removed too, is there a way I can repair this without necessarily re-installing ubuntu.
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Running League of Legends on Samsung Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 ARM

I purchased this Samsung chromebook and installed xfce along with ubuntu 12.04.4. I am completely new to everything linux, and I realize that using "playonlinux" league of legends is able to be played ...
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How to install 32-bit Windows apps on 64-bit Ubuntu (ver : 14.04)? [duplicate]

I am getting errors while running 32-bit windows applications via Wine 1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Please help.
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Wine 1.6.2 sound not working

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 and a Wine 1.6.2. I successfully installed and ran GTA III from it and it works, except that there is no audio. I changed the setting from "speaker" to "headphone"(what I ...
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How can I associate a html/php file with dreamweaver in wine - any example code for this specific case? [duplicate]

I have dreamweaver installed and running successfully but how should it be associated with a php / html file for directly opening in the dreamweaver. Can anybody explain with specific example for my ...
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Wine installation wants to remove nvidia-libopencl1-337

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and am using Nvidia 337.19 driver. When I try to install Wine 1.6 or 1.7 version (those are the only two I tried) Konsole returns: The following packages will be ...
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Nvidia problem when installing wine

I have a system that has optimus Nvidia card, so when i try to install wine it says. The following packages will be REMOVED: nvidia-libopencl1-331-updates I have tried wine1.6 & wine1.7 same ...
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can not install any program through wine

i am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit version in my pc and i have installed wine software to run some .exe format files of windows in linux but it doesnt happen whenever i right click on the ...
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WineHQ/ application cannot locate it's DLL

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 w/ wine1.6. also tried with wine1.7 I am trying to run SimCity 2013 which I know works perfectly fine with any Windows machine. When I run the exe it returns: "Error ...
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I can't download Java or WINE due to similiar error

I've been trying to download Java Oracle 8 and WINE and I keep getting the same problem. W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected ...