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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Why is Spotify (WINE) so slow?

I'm using Unity and wine1.3. Spotify installs fine, but every click in the window slows the whole system down incredibly for a few seconds. System Monitor shows that suddenly Xorg starts using ~50% ...
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Fglrx problem with HL-based applications in Wine

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with a AMD Radeon HD 6xxxM series graphiccard. Recently I've had some serious problems with running Half Life-based applications in Wine which all used to work fine. Those ...
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“Merge” or “Slipstream” Wine into Ubuntu LiveCD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily remaster Ubuntu? I must say Ubuntu Linux is the easiest OS I have ever seen. With Linux I really am the "boss" of my computer. I was thinking: Can I put ...
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How do I get rid of Wine drive?

I had installed Wine application then I removed it , but it still shows up when I do a virus scan. I want to know how to completely remove the Wine drive.
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Wine fonts problem

I installed SumatraPDF with Wine and it works fine but I have problem about fonts. It shows English characters but doesn't shows Georgian. Which font should I install to fix this problem? See ...
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Wine “untrusted source” error when attempting to run an executable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wine error - can't execute because its an .exe file I've been trying to use the program WINE in order to download these programs on Ubuntu. On the other hand, I've ...
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Is it possible to play Fable 3 through Wine?

Fable 3 for PC just came out this week, and I got the game but I am too lazy to reinstall windows, so I am just wondering if is possible to play Fable 3 through wine in Ubuntu? by the way, My Ubuntu ...
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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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FPS in World of Warcraft with Wine

I'm using Bumblebee 3.0 (also tried Ironhide) (I have a Dell XPS 15) however my FPS is 8 when flying above Stormwind looking down at the AH. On Windows this was 18 FPS while having the graphics even ...
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Picasa would not log into my account

I have installed Wine on 11.10, but for some reason Picasa does not detect the internet connection, which exist system wide, except for Picasa Any suggestions? Hi, I have reinstalled picasa 3.0 for ...
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World of Warcraft with wine (DirectX error)

I've just installed Ubuntu this night, however starting WoW will give me a directx error. I have installed DirectX through the normal installer and through/with CrossOver. How can this be resolved? ...
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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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How can I debug what's failing in a Wine application?

I've been able to get Photoshop CS5 installed on Wine. It also runs pretty well, but it throws a fatal exception when starting up: Log: http://paste.ubuntu.com/817056/ Using the error log linked ...
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Assasins Creed Revelations with Wine

I've got Ubuntu 11.10, now I want to install Assassins creed Revelations through Wine. Will it work bettter than on windows Xp ? Will it affect my system in dangerous way?: Is it risky ? Which version ...
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Install wine on unconnected computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without internet (offline)? I run ubuntu 10.10 currently on my desktop which is not connected to the wifi so I want to know if it ...
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Help PathOfExile on Wine? [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 FGLRX - Catalyst 11.12-2 Unity Desktop - AwesomeWM Pastebin: http://pastebin.com/38PPrfXk Launched by: wine / playonlinux installed packages: Dx9, Dx11, vc2008 vc2005 Err: [...
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How can I connect applications running with WINE to the internet?

I can't get internet accesson something like internet download manager, no errors or anything but it just won't connect. And how to integrate WINE applications with native running applications like ...
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Whole computer freezes randomly when playing using Wine [closed]

The problem is that when I play GTA: Vice City or San Andreas, for example, the computer may freeze. It happens randomly, I can play several times for half an hour a day and don't get the freeze and ...
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Is it possible to install a 64-bit version of wine to run Photoshop CS5 x64?

I'm trying to get a 64bit version of photoshop to work on Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that Wine comes as 32 bit by default and I can only use the 32bit version of photoshop. Is it possible to ...
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Wine Problems // Black Meshes and bad performance

I´ve installed the latest Ubuntu version as DualBoot with Windows XP and wanted to play a game with Wine. So I started the Software Center, installed it and followed the installation guide at the Wine ...
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Install Wine64 after compilation

Hi guys I just compile Wine64 for Ubuntu 64 because I want to run 64bits windows applications on my 64bits ubuntu. I did what it says in this guide http://wiki.winehq.org/Wine64 (Building a shared ...
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Cannot install wine because of broken dependency

I am trying to install wine on a 64-bit Natty. It was installed, but one of my regular update & dist-upgrades removed it (didn't pay enough attention to which packages would be removed). Now ...
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How to access the Wine directory from Dash

Before Unity I could go to the main menu and navigate to the "C:" folder when Wine has all the programs. Using Unity and the Dash how can I get to the wine directory quickly since right now what I am ...
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How can I run a unlock.exe file to decrypt a Western Digital hard disk?

As I'm a first time user I doesn't how to use Ubuntu 11.10. Before my OS installation I backed up all the files in a Western Digital hard disk which is password protected. After I finished my ...
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How do I get “The Witcher II” working with wine? [closed]

Hi I'm tring to run the witcher II with wine on ubuntu 11.10...but after that appear the blue screen of wine it close it self and nothing appen...what could be? I'm using Wine 1.3.35. My vide card ...
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Can't install PDF-Pro under Wine

I am trying to install a Windows program PDF-Pro. I have installed this on my Ubuntu 10.10 system using Wine with no problem. When I try to install using Wine Program Loader, the install starts and ...
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An unhandleable error occurred [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install any software from the Software Center due to ttf-mscorefonts-installer package error Ubuntu 11.10 Software Centre Error title:An unhandlable error occured ...
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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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Why is my Laptop shutting down when playing The Sims 3? [closed]

Whenever I try to play The Sims 3 using Wine 1.2 in Ubuntu Natty the Acer Aspire 4935G is just shutting down without any warning. According to appdb.winehq.org The Sims 3 should work almost perfectly ...
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How to make software under mono and wine use the bookmarks of Nautilus when opening files

When opening files in some Ubuntu native software, there is an interface that can use the bookmarks of Nautilus. But when using software run under mono or wine, there seems no apparent way to use ...
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Every binary 'wine' executable “does not exist”

I've had this problem once before, but I completely forgot how I fixed it. Every wine executable (/usr/bin/wine, or the wines in the playonlinux dir) "do not exist" when I try to execute them. $ ...
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How can I get Microsoft Excel 2003 to work in Wine? [closed]

I used to be a MS Excel 2003 guru. I installed MS Office in Ubuntu with Wine, but the Macros make Excel crash. Is there any way to get this working? I've been thinking to install VMWare with WinXP, ...
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New tweetdeck custom launcher to run under unity 11.10

I am looking to create a custom launcher for the new tweetdeck (which works fine under wine). I am currently just executing the script: #!/bin/bash wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Twitter/...
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I can't find ./usr/bin/wine executable after I installed it [closed]

I've been trying to install Microsoft Office 2007 and seem easy using Wine but when I install Wine i just can't run it, I tried to install Wine 1.2 and 1.3 by terminal and by the center. In the menu ...
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Is there a way to determine if package depends on wine to run from its .deb?

I would like to know if installed app will use wine server to run: for e.g. picasa once installed -- it uses wine to run, however I want to know that picasa will use wine before installing it. I've ...
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running .bat on ubuntu using wine

I needed to run a .bat file on ubuntu 10.04, so I installed wine and brought up the console. my .bat file has R scripts, and when I run start test.bat I get the following error: wine: cannot find L"C:...
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Turn off wine debugging

How do I make wine not showing any debug messages the default setting? I've found WINEDEBUG=-all wine ./program.exe as a way to turn off debug for the program I'm currently running, but how do I make ...
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How do I figure out how to run applications in Wine?

I want to run a Windows application in Ubuntu using Wine. However, from past experience I know that this can be a frustrating, difficult process because of Wine and hardware bugs. What is the best, ...
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Is it possible to tell WINE to use OpenJDK instead of having to install Java in it

Is it possible to make WINE use OpenJDK (Outside of the Wine environment) instead of having to install Java inside of it.
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How to test wine via live usb stick?

I want to test wine with a current Ubuntu live image. I managed to install ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso on a USB stick. The resulting USB stick boots alright. Unfortunately, the live image does not ...
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Remove app shortcuts from Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove un-installed Wine programs from the Unity dash menu? Sorry if this has already been asked. I installed a couple of apps with Wine, which I un- and then re-...
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How to run any program but prevent it from accessing the Internet

I see a nice tutorial on the subject from 2009: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1188099 But wanted something that will (more likely) work on Ubuntu 11.10. This is a flavor of an "...
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How do I get todolist (abstract spoon) working? [closed]

I wish to run todolist 6.3.8 on Ubuntu 11.10. I have installed the latest wine and winetricks. I have tried running: http://www.codeproject.com/KB/applications/todolist2.aspx winetricks ...
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Wine Security - Improvement by second user account?

Team, I'm considering installing wine - but still hesitant for security reasons. As far as I found out, malicious code could reach ~/.wine and all my personal data with my user-priviledges - but not ...
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How to run MU ONLINE?

hi i am new in ubuntu still. i want to run mu online it is just 1 game with i play, but still can not run it. i downloaded wine program, but it looks that i need to download more or to do something. ...
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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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Starcraft 2 installer: invisible buttons followed by stuck progress bar

This is my Wine output. It appears I can click where the INSTALL button would be and it goes to the progress bar screen. The Terran guy appears on the top but the progress bar never moves. Any support ...
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Starcraft 2: Blizzard Downloader has Encountered a Problem

Not sure if anyone else has had this problem, but the downloader got to 30% and crashed. It seems now to crash every time it checks itself back to 30%. Program freezes and I have to terminate it. ...
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Bad sound in wine [closed]

I know this is a bug that probably will be fixed in a later version of wine 1.3X. But I was hoping if there is a way to tweak of edit the current version if I have this problem again (I still have it)....