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 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)....
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Toolbar And Unity in games

I've searched the internet a few times now and can't find a answer that helps me. When I play games such as Dawn Of War, the toolbar on the top half of my screen won't go in the background and ...
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wine desktop is clipping on netbook

I have a windows program I run in wine that requires a desktop slightly taller then the vertical work space of my netbook's screen when I create the desktop, wine clips it to fit the screen. I have ...
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Factory reset for ubuntu 11.10 to really uninstall wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove wine completely Is there a way to do a reset for ubuntu 11.10 to really uninstall a software such as wine and all of its remaining components. I installed ...
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How can I add wine programs to the right click context menu?

How can someone automatically add wine programs (such as Microsoft Office) to the right click context menu? In my case specifically the software is installed via play on linux. For example, when a ...
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wine error - can't execute because its an .exe file

I'm trying to run a windows executable mounted through Archive Mounter. I followed the directions of a previous answer, which was 'Open with ISO master, change permissions of the file(s), save the ....
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Fatal error after installing Steam via Play On Linux

I've recently installed Steam via PlayOnLinux, but every time I want to run it, it gives me a screen with: "Fatal error: could not load module 'bin/FileSystem_Steam.dll' " There is nothing about ...
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How do I get Bibilioteca running on Wine?

I've got a problem with Wine. I installed the package I found in the Ubuntu Software Center but it doesn't work with Biblioteca PC (that is a German dictionary). I have Ubuntu 11.10 and it worked fine ...
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How to run gtalk app with wine?

I used to use gtalk application alot when I used Windows and I still use it at work. At home, where I use Ubuntu 10.04, I usually use pidgin or empathy for using connecting to google talk. But I dont ...
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Problemas de resolucion de juegos en Wine / Game resolution problems in Wine

Cuando salgo de un videojuego que tiene una resolución inferior a la del sistema, Ubuntu se queda con una resolución baja. Tengo que cerrar sesión y volver a entrar para corregir el problema. ¿Como lo ...
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How can I Play Windows games in Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? Currently I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and I have tried installing Windows games with Wine, but some games like NFS require the ...
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Can i run an installed (using wine) windows executable file at startup?

I have Palm desktop for windows running under wine. OS is Ubuntu 11.10. I have no problem executing the program, but would like to launch it during startup. Any advice gratefully received
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Need permanent CDROM/DVD mountpoint for WINE [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto-mount CD/DVD drive to single, specific mount point every time? I've been running Ubuntu on several machines for years now, and running windows software under Wine as ...
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setup_exception_record error when running wine application

I am using wine 1.3.28 and when i run leagueoflegends.exe i am getting this antonis@antonis-desktop:~/Downloads$ wine leagueoflegends.exe err:seh:setup_exception_record stack overflow 1696 bytes in ...
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Wine 1.3.25 update broke sound, how do I go back?

Last Friday's Wine update to 1.3.25 broke sound, how do I go back to the previous version of Wine?
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Make a Wine installed Video Player Default Player

I have installed DivX Player (version 6.6) using Wine in my ubuntu 11.10. Is there any way to make it a default player to play certain video formats ? Thanks in advance.
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Invoke a wine installed application from command line

I have installed DivX player using wine in my ubuntu. I would like to invoke the player from terminal. Is it possible? If yes, how? Thanks in advance.
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What does “waiting time 0” mean? [closed]

I'm trying to run a game through Wine. Although, the game -albeit sometimes very slow- works until its status becomes "waiting time 0" in system monitor's "waiting channel" column, then if I am lucky ...
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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 do I remove a wine program?

I want to remove Spotify version 0.61 because it crashes on start up. But when I hit the "remove/modify" button it deselects my selection (spotify) and chooses the program above it (Counter-strike 1.6)...
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Poor FPS with Wine (WoW)

I just recently installed Ubuntu and tried to run WoW on it. It runs fine, but performance is very bad compared to Win7. I do use OpenGL instead of DX on Ubuntu SET gxApi "opengl" also direct ...
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How to remove Open with menu items from Nautilus after Wine is deleted?

I installed Wine via the Software Center and later removed it. The problem is that I still have Open with Notepad and other right click menu items in Nautilus. I checked if anything from Wine remained ...
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Latest WINE update broke Levelator (can't start it now), what can be done about it?

I have been running Conversation Network's Levelator for a couple of years without problem. With the latest Wine (1.3.28) it won't start. It gives me the "Encountered a serious problem" dialog and in ...
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Can't Install Bodog Poker Client

I cant seem to be able to run the BodogPoker Client at all on Kubuntu 11.04x64. I get no errors during installation but get the following message when trying to run the software. WineHQ says their ...
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How to play Window's Steam games from Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Steam? I have two partitions, one with Windows 7 and all my games, and other with Ubuntu. I want to play my Windows Steam games without having to download ...