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 Install GPRO Organiser?

I'm a newbie Ubuntu user. I'm using Ubuntu's latest version (11.04) . I'm a GPRO player and there is an application, GPRO Organiser . THis application for Windows and needs .NET Frameworks. But some ...
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Is wine an emulator or compatibility layer?

Yesterday, I had a hot discussion with one of my friend (Windows user). He said Wine is just an emulator. I said no Wine is read as "Wine is not an emulator". Then he gave me many links including ...
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Problems with Photoshop CS5 on Wine 1.3: C++ Library Runtime Error

When I try running Photoshop CS3 after installing it following this tutorial, I got Also I noticed that http://pastie.org/1877592 jiewmeng@JM:/works/tmp/adobe$ winetricks msxml6 gdiplus ...
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Wine problem OLE error

I just setup wine in my ubuntu desktop, tried to install an application and got some error :~/Desktop$ wine ./setup.exe fixme:msg:ChangeWindowMessageFilter c054 00000001 ...
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Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher

I frequently run a windows program with wine. When I open this program it shows up in the unity launcher as wine instead of the actual opened program. I have made a desktop launcher with the right ...
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After I install program with wine, I can't launch it due to missing dll's. How do I add them?

I'm trying to install SoftOne's accounting program on ubuntu 11.04, wine 1.2.2, but when I try to launch I get a missing dll error. This is the output from the terminal: niklas@ubuntu:~$ wine ...
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Why is this application throwing OpenGL errors when run in Unity? [closed]

I have an application that ran flawlessly in Wine 1.3 in Maverick. However, when run in Natty under Unity, I get the following error: X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for ...
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Wine won't run any .exe programs that are installed on other Drives

whit 10.10 I did't had this problem I was able to run programs from my windows Drive through Wine by just double-clicking or selecting run by Wine, but in 11.04 when I run program this way it says : ...
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Winetricks can't read cd when installing game

I am attempting to Install Knights of the Old Republic using the winetricks wizard, and I keep getting stuck with a dialog which says "Wrong disk inserted, not found". However, I have my KOTOR disk ...
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What happens with Windows applications installed via Wine during upgrades?

In this case I specifically want to go from 10.10 to 11.04, but maybe there are some generic descriptions out there as well. What should I expect to encounter with a program which works great under ...
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How can I hide one wine app from the Unity panel without blacklisting all wine apps?

I would like a wine app to run in the background without appearing in unity's panel. The app, by the way, is "air video server", in case that matters. Is there any way (command line is fine) to ...
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Install ie9 under wine? [duplicate]

Before anyone asks, Im a web developer so I need it, not because I want to use it. So, I am trying to install ie9 in wine (I can get it to run under virtualbox but it is slow/laggy/cumbersome). But ...
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How do I mount CD-ROM at /media/cdrom0?

I'm trying to install a game of mine using POL (PlayOnLinux), but the CD-ROM must be mounted at /media/cdrom0. Instead, it is being mounted at /media/(diskname). Is there a way I can fix this?
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Foxit Reader on Wine runs but does not install?

I am new to Ubuntu (from Windows). I tried installing Foxit Reader via Wine, the setup runs, but its more like just a splash screen then Foxit is open. When I try to open another PDF by double ...
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Wine or virtual machine (VirtualBox) to run apps (eg. Photoshop)

I am wondering if it will be better (stability, convenience and speed) to run apps like Photoshop with Wine or a virtual machine like VirtualBox?
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Why isn't iTunes working for me?

I know you are to install iTunes in WINE but when ever I open it an error message appears that says Apple Application Support was not found. Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes. ...
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How can I play Ace of Spades?

There is a new awesome game called "Ace of Spades", that is similar to Minecraft. However, it seems to be only available on Windows. How can I play it under Ubuntu? Please answer with a step by step ...
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How do I remove all programs connected to Wine and Wine with one command?

I want to remove all programs associated to Wine and Wine itself in one command, can it be done? The whole point of this question is that I don't want to find any files connected to wine.
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Change keyboard layout in Wine?

I've got some games running in Wine, but I can't figure out how to change the keyboard layout. By default, I use the dvorak layout in Ubuntu, which isn't very friendly for most games. I can change ...
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Spotify under Wine

I am running Spotify under Wine. However, it keeps getting interrupted now and then, and I have to restart Spotify. (I am running Ubuntu 10.10 and Wine 1.2.2). How is this fixed? I have tried ...
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Need for Speed Shift 1-2

Is there any way to install either Shift 1 or Shift 2 on Ubuntu? Thanks in advance
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Wine takes ages to start

Applications running under wine literally takes several minutes (10+ mins) to start. If I check with the system monitor, that application will just keep on sitting with the status pipe_wait under ...
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wine cannot find L "C:/windows/system32/plugplay.exe

I'm running Wine1.2.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid). In my file manager, I can get to the /.wine/drive_c folder, so I know it exists in my file system. However, when I open the Wine Configuration window ...
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Using Adobe Digital Editions to transfer books to the Nook, or a workaround

I've successfully installed Adobe Digital Editions using Wine in Linux Mint 10, and it appears that the program operates normally for the most part, as I can open eBooks and view my library. However, ...
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Error while trying to install wine 1.3

Am I doing something wrong? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /etc/apt/secring.gpg --trustdb-name ...
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DOS batch script in wine

There is a windows program I'm trying to run. When I run it, it says wine: cannot find :"C:\\windows\\system32\\DO.exe" I can't find a DO.exe program on my windows computer. I suspect it's trying ...
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Can a wine app access files outside of the wine drive_c environment?

I am running Avisynth witih avidemux+avsproxy in wine, but the files which AviSynth needs to access via its .avs scripts must be in Windows format (eg. "C:\my\avisynth.avs"). Most of the files I want ...
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Wine won't install

I just reinstalled 10 - 10 on an old Dell desktop w/ 3G of ram, two hard drives, one with XP Pro and the other with 10-10. A Windows virus took out one drive and fouled my boot loader. I had Wine ...
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Running Malwarebytes under Wine 1.2.2

How can I get Malwarebytes to run with wine under 10.04? I have wine version 1.2.2 at default settings. Is there anything specific I need to do in order to get Malwarebytes to run? I am using the ...
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Difference between Wine and Mono

As far as I know, both Wine and Mono are used to run Windows applications under Ubuntu. So I was wondering what their differences are? Are they both virtual machines? Or does each belong to some ...
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Has this Windows application been successfully installed via Wine?

I just installed Expresso via Wine Windows Program Loader. The installation seemed to be fine. But when I click the program item from Applications -> Wine -> Programs -> Expresso -> Expresso, the ...
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Why do the same Wine applications appear in applications list many times? How to fix this?

Why are there 4 IEs (I have not installed them manually, may be one, but not four), 2 WordPads, 2 "winebrowsers" (and 2 notepads there up the list)? Do you know how fix this correctly?
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How do I screen-capture an inactive window?

How can I screen-capture an inactive (minimized / on another workspace) window in Ubuntu? Applications like ImageMagick's import are only able to capture active windows. When attempting to capture an ...
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Steam (via Wine) crashes after login - any troubleshooting tips? [closed]

The Steam client crashes after I login. After submitting my credentials, Steam displays a dialog box informing me the client is 'connecting'. I then see the Steam main page and news page displayed ...
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Black or Corrupt UI Artifacts Under Wine

This is something that's been bugging me for quite some time. I'm attaching a screenshot of the issue as seen in Microsoft Office Word 2007. While it doesn't get in the way when it's like this, ...
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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 installer on wine gets stuck

So I am trying to install Dragon Naturally Speaking 11 on Wine but at the installation I manage to get only at the last point of the setup where it is stuck for more than an hour What should I do ...
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How do I enable font anti-aliasing in Wine?

Fonts in some Wine applications (Word 2007 for example) are heavily aliased. How do I turn on anti aliasing for Wine applications?
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Installing Connectwise

I'm wondering if anyone out that has been able to install ConnectWise PSA on Ubuntu? I've got wine up and running, and I know Connectwise needs Microsoft .Net 3.5. Can I just install .Net through ...
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Crysis 2 Demo on Wine error

I was trying to install the Crysis 2 demo on wine when after extraction it said Unable to find a volume for file extraction. Please verify that you have proper permissions. and ended the ...
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Can I make a Compiz animation rule for Wine menus?

Wine menus appear and disappear with the Glide 2 effect. This looks good for dialogs but not so good for menus. I would make a custom rule to apply fade in/fade out instead, but I don't know the ...
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Wine: wininet.dll sends request for any domain to 127.0.0.1

Thanks to @Taylor and @Olli I fully revised my question. Hi, I'm developing a windows application in ubuntu. Everything is fine. The only problem is that every web call I perform with wininet.dll is ...
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Change default application for a File type

I have installed MS Office 2007 via wine, which all works remarkably well. However, MS Office has now laid claim to any 'office' files on my computer. Is there a way to change the default ...
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Why is this happening with the wine menu? [closed]

Some of the items in the Wine menu are given a prefix that is their entire path. The items that don't have the long prefix seem to work fine, but those that do, don't respond to the Properties ...
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How do I get back the default Ubuntu fonts after installing wine?

I installed wine and now I notice a different font on facebook and a couple of other sites I use a lot. So, how do I get back the default Ubuntu fonts?
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Couldn't make Angry birds to work on wine

I could run Notepad++ easily but I fail to run the Angry bird exe. Whenever I open the exe, I see one of my screen flickrs a bit (as lines and not the whole screen) and nothing happens. Any ideas? ...
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How can I force the name of cd-drive?

How can I force the name of cd-drive? I am trying to install one game with WINE, which has three discs. It works until installation wants disk 2. Then it can't continue, because disk 2 appears as ...
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How well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine? [closed]

I would like to use install Ubuntu for a brother, but he needs MS Word and MS Power Point for work. Open alternatives apart, how well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine?
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Install Quickbooks Premier 2010

I have been trying to get Quickbooks Premier 2010 to run in Wine. I can't do it. I am hoping that there may be someone who has been successful in installing various apps using Wine. I am currently ...
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Italic text in Steam under Wine [closed]

Running steam using wine. Works perfectly except for a small error: All my text is italic for some reason. I'm using the latest wine release 1.3.12 and Ubuntu 10.10 Thought I'd try here first, ...
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How to tell Wine that I have changed CD when mounting them virtually on a netbook with no CD drive?

I have been trying to catch up with some of the old games from way back that are about right for my little Aspire One netbook through Wine. I've run into a problem Baldurs Gate, however, which is ...