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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Wine 1.6 USB Mouse Detection

I have a Perixx MX3000 mouse with 5 fully customizable profiles with different speeds, colors, and button binding. The problem is, its software is not made for Linux based operating systems, so I ...
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Followed some instructions to get wine working with nvidia, now sleep mode broken

I followed the instructions here to get wine to work on my laptop with 14.04, but now when I lift the lid I get page after page of errors and no desktop. How do I undo the fix in that thread? This ...
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Emulate Windows pathes on Ubuntu

I started to work with new project on new job. There is a few Windows things that hardcoded in to the projects. For example somewhere in the code I see Windows pathes like : "C://Common//resources". ...
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Why does wine leave so much leftover data? [duplicate]

When I apt-get install wine it was like a few hundred megabyte download, but when I purge it it was 21kb... Then I deleted the .wine folder thinking it was the cause. I ran apt-get install wine ...
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How to get rid of annoying Photoshop hover info message? It cannot be discarded and appears on all screens

I have Photoshop CS 6 on Ubuntu 14.04. When I hover over some tool or button in Photoshop, a description message will appear (showing what this tool is, and so on). However, it somehow freezes and ...
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Netdrive installation on Wine generates a /tmp/.X1-lock - VNC error

I try to install Netdrive program on ubuntu using Wine. While program is installing VNC connection breaks and when I try to reconnect appears this message: c6287:1 is taken because of /tmp/.X1-lock ...
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How to fix error while installing wine, clamak, apache2 etc?

How can I fix the following error while installing wine, clamak, apache2, etc? error: "N: Ignoring file 'getdeb.list.bck' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename ...
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Run Star Wars BF2 Server on Wine

I have a Ubuntu cloud server (14.04) 3.13.0-43-generic x86_64 and I am trying to run the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Server on it. However I get the following error: wine DSManager.exe ...
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League of Legends will not launch at all, not even the patcher via PlayOnLinux

I've had this issue on Ubuntu 13, Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu 14.10 on a variety of x64 machines. League of Legends will run the first time I freshly install it from the LATEST version of playonlinux. ...
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Unable To Install Wine In Ubuntu 14.04

Before you mark 'Duplicate' I would like to say that I have tried everything that's posted in askubuntu. Nothing works. So, I am trying to install wine and it throws me error Some packages could not ...
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After installing game I get 80070507

I have recently tried to install resident evil 5 into play on linux. I installed directX as additional software, evrything installed normal, I have launcher, but, when I open it and press on ...
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Why does Wine installation fail saying it can't install other versions of it? [duplicate]

I tried various versions to install Wine, but I am getting the below error: sudo apt-get install wine1.5 The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5 : Depends: wine1.6 but it is not ...
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WINE will not stay “ALWAYS ON TOP”

Running WINE 1.7.18. and Ubuntu 12.04 .In the 'Wine configuration' application under the Graphics TAB I have the first 3 check boxes checked off, including "ALLOW WINDOW MANAGERS TO CONTROL THE ...
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Game paints frames very fast

I installed StarCraft 2 using POL, and I am having an issue where when I play a game with lots going on, and when the game ends the next game runs odd. So for example on the second game, it seems to ...
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How do I install “Slender” through Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I'm currently trying to install wine 1.5.9raw 3 in order to play 'Slender' through PlayOnLinux, but as I try to run it, my laptop says it cannot find that particular wine version. Can I download it ...
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Wine - cups-bsd but it is not going to be installed and more [duplicate]

On a Ubuntu 14.04 server sudo apt-get update sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa command not found: add-apt-repository I have to run sudo apt-get install software-properties-common ...
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Issues installing Wine 1.6 through Terminal

When I run this command to install Wine 1.6 sudo apt-get install wine1.6 I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Error running .exe compiled with i586-mingw32msvc-g++ and SFML

So well, I'm fighting with WINE and MinGW32 right now. So I have a file, sortem.cpp which is compiled with a Makefile and linked and all from that Makefile. sortem.cpp #include <windows.h> ...
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How to remove wine-1.7.34 completely

I have tried a lot of different commands, but nothing helped. sudo apt-get remove wine --purge sudo apt-get --purge remove wine sudo apt-get auto remove Wine is still available. Wine ...
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why Wine can not find file in app folder

Trying to run an app in app folder with this command: wine file.exe results in this error message: wine: cannot find L"C:\\windows\\system32\\file.exe" Why do I get this error message?
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How can I improve my game performance on Wine?

After downloading Ubuntu 14.10, I decided to download Steam using wine so I could play a couple of new games that I brought (Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim). The installations were successful, however ...
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How can I run a program (wine) as a distinct user by shortcut?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to run wine under a different account for security reasons. I also want to access it from different accounts. So I made an account called wine and now I want a way ...
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How can I install ia32-libs on ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to install Adobe Air 64-bit on Ubuntu 14.04 , but I need install ia32-libs dependency, I tried to install ia32-libs, but I got an error message: khan@raselkhan:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04: When I try to install wine, it wants to remove lots of packages. (The list is far too long. Not just one or two packages.) What do you recommend? $ sudo ...
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Rosetta Stone network communication error

I know there are lots of Rosetta Stone questions, but I've not seen this problem yet. Everything installed great with wine, appears to functioning well, but I can't get into the actual lessons ...
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Optirun not working properly with Wine

I have a laptop with NVidia Optimus running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS x64. I'd like to play some games for Windows on my Ubuntu, then I've installed wine for 32 and 64 bits, Bumblebee, libraries and drivers ...
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Unknown error: '<class 'KeyError'>' (“The cache has no package named wine-staging-i386”)

There is an error sign on my Ubuntu panel which states the error given in the title. I used sudo apt-get update but it gave me no errors. However the error sign persists. How do I fix this?
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Can Sony Vegas Pro run in Wine?

I'm not very familiar with Wine, and my Windows installation screwed up. So basically, I want to use Sony Vegas Pro, and I'm out of a Windows operating system. Is it possible to get Vegas Pro to run ...
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Can't Install wine without dependencies

Followed this guide to install wine. After adding repository installed wine using: sudo apt-get install wine1.7 But I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How do I fix weird graphical glitches and Wine problems?

Newcomer here. I decided to learn something about linux and got myself a local network Ubuntu Server to play with. Ubuntu 14.04 with LXDE is installed. However, I encounter really weird things when ...
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Low fps in wine/playonlinux, not changing after changing settings

When I'm playing a game in wine/playonlinux my fps are kinda low. In LoL I had about 180fps on highest settings on windows. Guild Wars 2 was working fine on windows too. There I had about 50 to 60fps ...
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How can I install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 14.04? (Continue) [duplicate]

I dont have reputation 50 so I can not ask it here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=4773 I followed @zguell but after his las step: cd /home/user/path/to/installer ...
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Paired Bluetooth device does not connect, 14.04 Desktop

I have a bluetooth GPS device which has successfully paired, shows in the list of bluetooth devices. However, I seem unable to connect to it to allow my satnav software to use it (PC Navigator 14 ...
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Run Windows Java program in Ubuntu 12.04 without Wine

If a Windows program (*.msi) was written in Java, is there a way for me to extract the contents and install it taking advantage of Java's cross-platform capabilities? I'd like to install it bypassing ...
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[Wine/PoL]Skyrim cannot properly detect my graphics card

I have an AMD R9-285 and installed the 14.5 driver from AMD. display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series OpenGL version ...
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Error while trying to run Skype via Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

As many previous Windows users do, I hate what Microsoft has done with the Linux version of Skype. A lot of my premium features are missing, and I desperately need them for my job. I installed wine ...
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PlayonLinux — my game freezes if I press the alt key

I am playing League of Legends on PlayonLinux. Unfortunately the game freezes if I press the alt-key. This is bad because you need to use the alt key fairly often in the game. How can I fix this? ...
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what can i do, i can't install wine

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you haverequested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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How to run Skyrim in wine using primusrun?

When I cd into a directory containing a .exe that I can run in Wine, how do I run that .exe with primusrun? Specifically, I have installed Skyrim via Steam on PlayOnLinux. I've successfully run other ...
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problem installing MS Office2010 (64 bit) in Ubuntu 14.04 Wine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I could not install MS Office 2010 or any office version using wine. A message pop up says "Office encountered an error during setup" but other *.exe files run perfectly. ...
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PlayOnLinux : how to install under specific configurations?

I have installed PlayOnLinux and found it very smooth to add configurations and drives. However when the moment comes to add an application, not on from the scripted list of apps, how do I select the ...
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cant install wine on ubuntu 12.04

I have try everything, it always appears like Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that ...
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Evernote with wine. Titles of notes invisible

I run Evernote 5.8.1.6061 in Wine under Lubuntu 14.04. The title of the notes are not visible, I attached a picture of the situation. How can I fix it? It's only since I upgraded to the newer ...
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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud in Wine?

Hello once again wonderful people! I'm just wondering if anyone here installed the Adobe Creative Cloud client successfully through wine. If anyone has, I'd really appreciate some help :) Thanks in ...
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mono package for wine

I have an installation of wine on my Ubuntu 14.04 (minimal) system (with xfce): sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends wine I wanted to run .NET applications with it. When I use a GUI (File ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Which windows version is best compatible with wine?

I am applying to do some online consulting work with a company that states "having a computer with Windows OS" as a requirement. I don't have Windows but I hope to use their software under Wine. In ...
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Overclock CPU with nvidia chipset

My chipset (Pro 2200 / 2050) is compatible with the nTune program. There is no option in BIOS. As I understand it, there is no PLL with this type of system. The clock is on the chipset's south bridge ...