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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Run iTunes without virtualizing Windows?

I know I could use VirtualBox or VMWare, but does anyone know of a way to run iTunes without having to run Windows virtually on Ubuntu? Will iTunes run using Wine? Is there a better more native way ...
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How can I get Kindle for PC to work in Ubuntu using Wine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Kindle for PC via Wine I've 'installed' Kindle using Wine but it doesn't work. The menu item is there but nothing seems to happen when I click it. I have set the ...
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Is there a WINE version of Flash as a plugin to Firefox or Chrome?

I've seen complaints about flash performance. Would it be possible to use WINE as a plugin to firefox in order to get better performance out of flash? (Hopefully WINE would utilize some sort of ...
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How well does Microsoft Office Excel work in Wine? [closed]

Some interest in Excel 2003, but primarily in Excel 2007. Wondering if advanced features, such as macros can be made to work flawlessly. Or if there are any major issues I should know about. Using an ...
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WINE users configuration

I'm rebuilding an Ubuntu system and this is a problem that I had on my original installation. The issue is this: In my home account I installed apps into Wine and all is good. However, I have a ...
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Is there a directory of Wine compatible software?

Is there a website that lists software that runs well, or not well, under Wine?
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How can I install Windows software or games?

Can .exe and .msi files (Windows software) be installed in Ubuntu?
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How to get .NET 2.0 SP2 running in wine?

I just can't seem to get the .net 2.0 Framework installed using wine / winetricks. I typed: winetricks into the terminal, selected dotnet20sp2, and proceeded to install it. Unfortunately, I ...
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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 ...
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How to run Windows XP inside Ubuntu

There are several programs only available on Windows. Wine can be a negative experience, so I want to run Windows inside Ubuntu using a virtual machine. It seems that Virtualbox is the standard way, ...
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Internet Explorer 8 in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? Is it possible to get IE8 running in Ubuntu? It seems quite feasible to me, as I had gotten IE7 to run via Wine awhile ...