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 do I correctly remove items from Wine Programs menu? [duplicate]

As soon as a Windows application creates a shortcut/directory in Wine Start Menu Programs directory (in particular I do this manually by means of Total Commander and it works), it gets reflected in ...
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How to run Firefox inside wine with windows compatible plugins?

how to run firefox inside wine with windows compatible plugins..i am a newbie..i have to complete a online training program and need adobe flashplayer plugin. it seems it is not available for ...
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Will Ubuntu work out on my mother's computer?

My mother had an old Compaq desktop computer running Windows 98, which she used for occasional Web browsing and playing cards. Recently, a relative brought up a newer computer; it ran Windows XP. ...
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Will wine get intergration into Unity Dash? And if so, how?

Will Natty's Unity Dash have wine integration like the ubuntu-desktop session? It would be nice if it had it's own category for Wine (if installed).
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Does Wine 1.3.X have a PPA for Natty

Upon upgrading from Maverick to Natty (development) it broke the Wine PPA. Deleting it and adding it again (though it says Natty in it's address) is broken. Update manager moans about not being able ...
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No Wine menu showing up in main menu

I have uninstalled Wine and then reinstalled a few weeks later, now there is no Wine menu in the main menu. I can't get to anything Wine related. How do I reset the menu so Wine shows up?
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How to block internet access for wine applications?

How can one prevent specific or any wine applications from accessing the internet? When using certain applications under Windows, they were trying to access the internet from time to time without ...
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Microsoft OneNote alternative?

Is there any program for Linux that has about the same functionality and usability as Microsoft OneNote? At the moment I am checking out Basket (for KDE), that seems to point to the right direction, ...
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How to make Google SketchUp work with Intel graphics in Wine?

My pc has an Intel DH57JG mainboard, I've installed wine, launching sketchup I receive error that I don't have OpenGL installed, is there a way to configure/install it? On my previous pc with an ...
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How to add NTFS partition to fstab? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mount NTFS drive at startup I need to run .exe files on my Vista partition but I can't give them the right permissions so i need a way of auto mounting with the ...
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.exe file permission fail

I'm trying to run a exe file that is located on my Vista partition, when I browse to the file and try to change the file to run as executable the tick box unticks itself right after i tick it, i tried ...
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Does Visual Studio Express work well with Wine?

I'm thinking of switching to Ubuntu as my primary OS, but there's one big thing i'm still worried about. For school we have to use Microsoft Visual Studio Express to program in C and C++ (i could ...
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Problems with Cisco QuickVPN client

I've bought a Cisco RVS4000 router, and have set up VPN on the box. The only way to connect to it seems to be through a client called QuickVPN, which Cisco only releases for windows. I've ...
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How to install (or mock) Internet Explorer?

I need to install a Windows application, which checks if there is Internet Explorer of at least 5th version installed and refuses to install (while I believe it does not really need it to work) if it ...
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Adjusting resolution for individual Wine programs [duplicate]

How can I specify the resolution of a program to 800*600, and for other programs to full screen or other specific resolutions?
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How to remove wine completely

How can I remove the wine folder and all the applications in that folder? I've tried via synaptic but it keeps showing up in the application menu.
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How do I install wine?

Can someone please explain how I can install wine in the following ways? By using the package manager? By downloading and installing a pre-built package?
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Kindle for PC via Wine

I've been checking out all the free books on Amazon and I really want to get the Kindle PC program running on my computer so I can download, read, and manage my e-books. I realize that Calibre can be ...
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How do I open files that are not located inside wine's virtual C drive?

I am running winamp using wine. When I am choosing music to open in winamp I can only browse inside wines c drive but I have all my music on a partition. I want to be able to play the music from the ...
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change icon for wine application

Is there a way to change the icon that a wine application (in this instance, spotify) uses. I can change the menu and dock icons easily enough, the one i want to change is the one that appears when ...
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What are the features of Crossover Office?

I just read about Crossover Office, and am curious as to whether it makes sense to pay for it. Apparently it's run on Wine, so aside from the support options, what features does it have that I can't ...
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Running Evernote 4 with Wine in Ubuntu

I heard that we can now run Evernote with Wine. May I know what is the configuration to do so ? Ubuntu version : Wine version : Evernote Version : Wine Configuration (Win XP, Win 7) : Thank ...
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Change Docky icons for Wine applications? [closed]

is there a way of customizing the icons shown in Docky for wine applications (including starter and running applications)? Most Windows programs have icons with too low resolution by default, so I'd ...
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Can you change the default wine theme?

There is a great ambiance theme for wine and windows that I use. But when I create a new wine prefix (or use PlayOnLinux to do so) it uses the default ugly grey-and-blue windows 95 theme. Is there a ...
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How to install World of Warcraft?

I need a tutorial on how to install World of Warcraft for Ubuntu.
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Installing matcad11 or matcad14

I was wondering if anyone knows if I can install and run matcad11 or 14 on my system.
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How do I create a link to a .exe file who has the same behavior that I get in windows?

I have a World of Warcraft installation in my wine directory, and I want to place a link to it in the desktop. But when I create a link with the right mouse button menu, and place it in my desktop, it ...
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IRSSI shows Wine in “Unchanged” list in Synaptic Package Manager

I was downloading an IRC Client called irssi via the Synaptic Packet Manager but it listed wine and wine1.2 in the Unchanged list (of dependencies). I do have wine installed. This suggests to me that ...
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How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install windows Software in Ubuntu? How do I run Windows' applications in Ubuntu ?
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How to make WINE be quiet about MSVCR errors?

I downloaded the Python 2.7 MSI installer for Windows and proceeded to install it with Wine. It worked without any problems. However, running wine python.exe leads to a whole bunch of these errors: ...
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wine for games?

I seem to remember hearing about a special version of Wine that was optimized for games. What is this Wine called and where can I get it?
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Run notepad++.exe from terminal

How can I run notepad++.exe from terminal? It's located under /home/jon/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Notepad++/notepad++.exe but when I execute sudo /home/jon/.wine/drive_c/Program ...
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The connection of Wine and PlayOnLinux

I'm about to install wine on my new ubuntu 10.10 installation, however I can't determaine if I should install Wine or PlayOnLinux. I've already read over the following page ...
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Adobe Lightroom 3 in Wine

Has anyone got Lightroom 3 working under wine? As with most posts out there, I have successfully completed the install, but where the photos should be (in grid view, loupe view or edit view) there are ...
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How to create deb package from Windows applications?

I want to make a deb file from a Windows application which will be run with wine. how do I make it? As an example, I use Ubuntu Christian Edition and I find the application Virtual Rosary is ...
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How to associate a file with a program installed in wine

I want to open images using Fast Stone Image viewer in Ubuntu. I have installed the application in wine. How to associate jpg file to always open in Faststone that installed in wine.
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Transferring Libraries from Windows 7 into Wine

I was wondering if I would be able to transfer my libraries from my Windows 7 partition to Wine. I am pretty sure this is legal because I would be using the libraries from a Windows installation that ...
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Wine menu directory location?

Using the menu editor I accidentally deleted the WINE menu. Now I am stuck with the application installed and no way to easily use parts of it. I tried reinstalling it, many times, and still the menu ...
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Is there any way to get AutoHotKey or IronAHK working?

I am very interested in getting AutoHotKey, the windows program for automation of keystrokes, working under Ubuntu. So far I have installed Wine, but am unable to use any of my previous windows ...
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How compatible is Wine with Windows as of today?

Observation shows that some Windows softwares run perfectly on Wine and some just fail miserably. Rather than trying them out randomly, I wanted to create a place where we can have some ideas about ...
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Unable to uninstall Wine apps

I recently ran the iTunes 10 installer in Wine and everything seemed to go well. Then, when I tried to run it, it would constantly crash/and the appearance would be glitchy. After looking at the Wine ...
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Gaming makes my CPU Temp & GPU Core Temp 85C+

Why playing Games in Ubuntu 10.04 using Wine makes my CPU Temp & GPU Core Temp 85C+ , also using flash player or browsing sites that use shock-wave flash plug in leads to the same problem "CPU ...
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Wine pollutes “Open With” application list

The dialog box in question here is the one you get with the context menu option "open with other applications". Wine seems to have inserted more than a dozen or so entries for each application I ...
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How to Install Windows Media Player 11 on Wine

I am battling to install Windows Media Player 11 on Wine. I have tried the following: Open a Terminal (Applications, Accessories, Terminal) and type "sudo apt-get install wine." This installs Wine ...
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Is it possible to setup/emulate a special Windows printer driver for ActiveX elements in IE ob Wine?

I have a Zebra TLP thermal printer (LPT-attached) and a proprietary business web application using an ActiveX element to print on it. Is there a way to make it work on Linux? If there was, then I ...
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What if I run a virus/trojan Windows EXE on Ubuntu with Wine?

I've got a file said to contain information I was looking for. Unfortunately it is an executable instead of DOC (as it was meant to be) and the site I've download it from looks suspicious for me. If I ...
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How can I install the Safari web browser?

I want to install the Apple Safari browser on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine in order to test the latest HTML5 and CSS3 features of the browser. I believe it is possible to use WINE for this but I want to ...
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Wine turned off my audio!

I opened Wine configuration page for the first time while music was playing in the background. Just when I opened the Audio tab, the sound stopped working and Wine alerted me about my audio driver. ...
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Start a second X session with different resolution and sound

I have two screens hooked together with twinview. Some applications treat it as one big 3840*1200 panel but that's pretty undesirable in first person shooters as your sights end up in the gap between ...
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Windows executables are started with archive manager

I have Wine installed and several Windows applications installed there run fine, if I start them using the right mouse menu "Open with Wine program loader". But if I try starting an .exe file by just ...