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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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 ...
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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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How to install Wine from already downloaded package? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install wine? Identifying and Downloading Dependency for an Offline PC I downloaded Wine from Windows but don't know how to install it in Ubuntu. Please help.
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How to view a PE EXE/DLL file version information?

In Windows there is a version information page in an executable/library file properties window. How to view that info in Ubuntu?
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Problem using Scirra Construct with Wine

Please see the video. When I try to use Construct's sprite editor, Why does the black screen appear? I can not choose another color, only black. How to fix this problem with Wine?
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How to associate a file type within Wine with a native application?

For example, I want all avi files to be associated with mplayer in Wine mplayer /home/user/myvideo.avi Edit from Oli: I believe this this actually the inverse of what most people would assume from ...
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Giving Wine applications more privileges (like listening on ports below 1024)

I've had a problem with making QuickVPN work with Ubuntu. I've got a feeling that it's because the Windows only application needs to listen on port 500, which it cannot without privileges. As you ...
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How to create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine?

How do I create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine? For example I have Notepad++ /media/DATA/Progs/Notepad++/notepad++.exe and I would like to have a shortcut to it on the ...
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How do I correctly remove items from Wine Programs menu? [duplicate]

As soon as a Windows application creates a shortcut/directory in Wine Start Menu Programs directory (in particular I do this manually by means of Total Commander and it works), it gets reflected in ...
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How to run Firefox inside wine with windows compatible plugins?

how to run firefox inside wine with windows compatible plugins..i am a newbie..i have to complete a online training program and need adobe flashplayer plugin. it seems it is not available for ...
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Will Ubuntu work out on my mother's computer?

My mother had an old Compaq desktop computer running Windows 98, which she used for occasional Web browsing and playing cards. Recently, a relative brought up a newer computer; it ran Windows XP. ...
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Will wine get intergration into Unity Dash? And if so, how?

Will Natty's Unity Dash have wine integration like the ubuntu-desktop session? It would be nice if it had it's own category for Wine (if installed).
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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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No Wine menu showing up in main menu

I have uninstalled Wine and then reinstalled a few weeks later, now there is no Wine menu in the main menu. I can't get to anything Wine related. How do I reset the menu so Wine shows up?
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How to block internet access for wine applications?

How can one prevent specific or any wine applications from accessing the internet? When using certain applications under Windows, they were trying to access the internet from time to time without ...
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Microsoft OneNote alternative?

Is there any program for Linux that has about the same functionality and usability as Microsoft OneNote? At the moment I am checking out Basket (for KDE), that seems to point to the right direction, ...
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How to make Google SketchUp work with Intel graphics in Wine?

My pc has an Intel DH57JG mainboard, I've installed wine, launching sketchup I receive error that I don't have OpenGL installed, is there a way to configure/install it? On my previous pc with an ...
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How to add NTFS partition to fstab? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mount NTFS drive at startup I need to run .exe files on my Vista partition but I can't give them the right permissions so i need a way of auto mounting with the ...
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.exe file permission fail

I'm trying to run a exe file that is located on my Vista partition, when I browse to the file and try to change the file to run as executable the tick box unticks itself right after i tick it, i tried ...
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Does Visual Studio Express work well with Wine?

I'm thinking of switching to Ubuntu as my primary OS, but there's one big thing i'm still worried about. For school we have to use Microsoft Visual Studio Express to program in C and C++ (i could ...
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Problems with Cisco QuickVPN client

I've bought a Cisco RVS4000 router, and have set up VPN on the box. The only way to connect to it seems to be through a client called QuickVPN, which Cisco only releases for windows. I've ...
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How to install (or mock) Internet Explorer?

I need to install a Windows application, which checks if there is Internet Explorer of at least 5th version installed and refuses to install (while I believe it does not really need it to work) if it ...
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Adjusting resolution for individual Wine programs [duplicate]

How can I specify the resolution of a program to 800*600, and for other programs to full screen or other specific resolutions?
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How to remove wine completely

How can I remove the wine folder and all the applications in that folder? I've tried via synaptic but it keeps showing up in the application menu.
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How do I install wine?

Can someone please explain how I can install wine in the following ways? By using the package manager? By downloading and installing a pre-built package?
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Kindle for PC via Wine

I've been checking out all the free books on Amazon and I really want to get the Kindle PC program running on my computer so I can download, read, and manage my e-books. I realize that Calibre can be ...
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How do I open files that are not located inside wine's virtual C drive?

I am running winamp using wine. When I am choosing music to open in winamp I can only browse inside wines c drive but I have all my music on a partition. I want to be able to play the music from the ...
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change icon for wine application

Is there a way to change the icon that a wine application (in this instance, spotify) uses. I can change the menu and dock icons easily enough, the one i want to change is the one that appears when ...
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What are the features of Crossover Office?

I just read about Crossover Office, and am curious as to whether it makes sense to pay for it. Apparently it's run on Wine, so aside from the support options, what features does it have that I can't ...
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Running Evernote 4 with Wine in Ubuntu

I heard that we can now run Evernote with Wine. May I know what is the configuration to do so ? Ubuntu version : Wine version : Evernote Version : Wine Configuration (Win XP, Win 7) : Thank ...
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Change Docky icons for Wine applications? [closed]

is there a way of customizing the icons shown in Docky for wine applications (including starter and running applications)? Most Windows programs have icons with too low resolution by default, so I'd ...
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Can you change the default wine theme?

There is a great ambiance theme for wine and windows that I use. But when I create a new wine prefix (or use PlayOnLinux to do so) it uses the default ugly grey-and-blue windows 95 theme. Is there a ...
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How to install World of Warcraft?

I need a tutorial on how to install World of Warcraft for Ubuntu.
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Installing matcad11 or matcad14

I was wondering if anyone knows if I can install and run matcad11 or 14 on my system.
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How do I create a link to a .exe file who has the same behavior that I get in windows?

I have a World of Warcraft installation in my wine directory, and I want to place a link to it in the desktop. But when I create a link with the right mouse button menu, and place it in my desktop, it ...