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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the proper way to patch Wine for a custom PPA?

I've been manually applying patches to Wine for use on my own machine, but I want to put it in a PPA for my friends and relations. Currently I follow this procedure: Get the latest source from an ...