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 and DX11 - Would it improve my FPS?

I have been spending time to tune my Guild Wars 2 installation on Ubuntu 14.04. Right now it seems to be working except for poor performances (25-30 fps instead of 70 fps). I got a CPU monitoring app ...
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Cannot find libosmesa6_10.1.3-0ubuntu0.1_i386.deb

While installing Wine, got the error message: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mesa/libosmesa6_10.1.3-0ubuntu0.1_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] ...
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How to enchance font rendering under Wine

Consolas font, size 11, natively in Linux app shows like this: Same font and size in any Windows app under Wine, shows like his: Is there some setting, to make font appearance under Wine closer ...
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How to use Virtual Machine to use programs in my pre-installed win 7 in my Ubuntu OS?

My laptop was pre-installed with win 7. I used it for several years with personal data. I have installed Ubuntu recently alongside Win 7 for dual boot. Most of time, i just want to use Ubuntu for ...
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WINE programs/processes isolation

I would like to completely isolate from each other two Windows programs running in WINE. I intend to block them from sharing memory, interprocess communication, files and using any possible ...
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Unmet dependencies when installing wine from original PPA

I ran into some trouble attempting to install Wine on my computer. I'm running 14.04. Using Software Center, I received the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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wineprefixes don't work

it's that simple. they don't i've learned to create and call back wineprefixes (AND I ONLY WANT ONE) but it doesn't really seem to matter. wine or winetricks does whatever it wants and doesn't ...
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Lego Marvel POL freezes on startup

Every forum I go to for WINE says that LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes runs perfect in WINE. Well... I can't seem to figure it out. I boot up WINE Steam, and run the LEGO Marvel Superheroes game from ...
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Running .Net 4.0 application with Wine

I'm attempting to run a simple program in Wine, under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, however it complains that fixme:mscoree:parse_supported_runtime sku=L".NETFramework,Version=v4.0" not implemented ...
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I cannot open exe files

I have tried installing wine but this fails. I use, sudo add-app-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa Then sudo apt-get update Finally sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks It ends up by saying error ...
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Battlenet Black Screen + Wifi Dropping

I am having 2 issues at this moment that I would like to figure out how to fix. First one is Battle.net App. It was working for me well earlier today and I had World of Warcraft actually installing ...
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Why am I unable to install Wine 1.7? [duplicate]

I cannot install Wine using Ubuntu 14.10. It tells me I have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : depends: wine1.7-i386 (=1:1.7.30-Oubuntu1~ppa1) E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
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fresh ubuntu 64bit 14.04 install wine 1.7 install freezes

I just installed the system and ran into this issue twice. the first time it broke my packages so I decided to just format my drive and install ubuntu again. but it's systematic. under ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Garmin Ant Agent

I have a Garmin Forerunner 410 and I've been banging my head against the wall trying to get the garmin-ant-downloader / python / gant / anything to work. Is there was anything new/simple out there ...
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New, Clueless, and needing help with Wine

So, long story short I have been a user of Windows since I can remember. I forcefully had to switch to Ubuntu the last few days because of a long-winded issue dealing with my Windows/key. But we will ...
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Install Gecko and Photoshop on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I have wine and winetricks installed on my Ubuntu 14.04LTS wine --version wine-1.7.30 winetricks --version 20140302 I'm trying to install Photoshop CS6 on my Ubuntu using wine. When I run this ...
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bash ./eclipse permission denied

I just downloaded the adt bundle.As per the instructions on the android site , it just says that double click on the eclipse icon and the IDE should start right away. But when I do so it searches for ...
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Wine ODBC connection to local PostgreSQL database

I'm running PostgreSQL server which I want to access from program under wine. I installed necessary wine software to be able to make ODBC connection. But is it possible to access local PostgreSQL ...
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Why can't I install wine? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having trouble installing wine on my laptop. I tried using the software center and the command line but neither is working. From the command line, I get the following error ...
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keyboard not working with games in wine

i have ubuntu 14.04 and wine, all up to date. i installed Gothic and gothic 2 gold with play on linux, but the keyboard don't work. I tried to change the windows version(xp, 7, 2000), to use some ...
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ASUS software issue

I recently ordered a ASUS MIO-AUDIO 892 audio card to use with her desktop. It is a windows based software application so I thought downloading Wine would allow me to install the software needed to ...
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Facebook Video calling Via Wine or via Skype

It has been years since facebook video calling started. Unfortunately the haven't been able to make it work for linux. So I would like to install it via wine. I have tried firefox for windows via ...
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Can't import asset in Unity3D 4.5.5

I installed Unity3d 4.5.5 using wine with Playonlinux. Then I'm trying to import an asset but the store inside the client displays only a grey screen. According to what is explained here, there ...
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Err 1627 in Wine during NetGear Genie Install

I have a NetGear AC1200 High Gain Wifi USB Adapter(model A6210), and have been trying to get it to work in Ubuntu for my desktop. It works just fine in Windows, but whenever I boot over to Ubuntu I ...
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Installing apex dc++ using wine

I successfully installed apex dc++ via wine,but it fails to launch.The following error is displayed- ApexDC++ has crashed,but in order for you to report the problem you need to have program debug ...
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Wine won't let apps go fullscreen

When I try to play Diablo 1 on WINE it only plays the game in this window and there is no option to maximize or anything it is really obnoxious. I am using virtual desktop with a 1200x720 ...
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How to install d3dx9_43?

In order to use a certain Windows program on Wine, I need to install d3dx9_43 (a Directx driver) but I am not sure how to. Without this, it gives me this error: Unhandled exception: page fault on ...
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Wine font rendering difference

I run Evernote under wine on two Linux computers. They show different font appearances: Left: LMDE 64-bit (already dist-upgrade to Debian testing but keep LMDE adjustments) + MATE; Right: Ubuntu ...
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Diablo 3 adding commands

Okey so I got the battle.net launcher to work and even Diablo 3 to launch. But it just hangs around on the retrieving hero list. And WineHQ tells me that I am supposed to add the setarch i386 -L ...
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Using Wine or Playonlinux

I am new to ubuntu and I wanted to use wine or playonlinux to run games such as Fifa 07 or GTA san andears. I do have them as portable (preinstalled) games, I tried to run them but either they run but ...
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Running SEGA Model 2 games possible?

According to the WINE database, The model 2 emulator for windows should run just fine, I can open the program using WINE, but when I try to load a rom, it crashes. Can anyone tell me if there is ...
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disable wine for eclipse

When the Eclipse editor shows javadoc popups for the first time after the application is opened, it always gets stuck for a few seconds waiting for Wine to load. Why is Eclipse using Wine? Can i ...
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Virus possibly on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Does ubuntu actually get viruses when you run an infected .exe program on wine? Just wondering if it does or not.
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Driver for sound card - any way to make it work? Icon Cube 4nano

I have recently migrated from Windows to Ubuntu. Everything works fin and much better then on Windows. However, there are some things that are bothering me - I have an external USB sound card - ICON ...
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Wine instance on Launcher

I installed Wine using synaptic but when I write "Wine" in Launcher the only results are: Configure Wine Uninstall Wine Software Winetricks Is this normal? Shouldn't there be an instance of Wine?
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Wine installation isue after upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04

After upgrade 12.004 -> 14.04 (x86_64) I see the following: $ sudo apt-get install wine1.6 wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) but it is not installable E: Unable to correct ...
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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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How to install SimCity 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

I downloaded SimCity through torrent, and it's an offline file. I tried installing using Wine, but it gives me error at 99% with a message asking to restart Windows as it could not install some files. ...
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Trying to get ContaCam working on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm reaching out to "isaacemch" who wrote an article on this subject on this link http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2213787. I did everything as instructed in the article but the image still ...
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How to make Foobar2000 see the CD drive?

I have installed Foobar2000 in Wine and it has no access to the CD. In Wine configuration I added the cd drive. But it doesn't work. Excepting in one situation: if inserting a dvd and ...
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Executable not created upon compilation using Dev C++ on Wine [closed]

I recently installed Wine so that I could run and use Windows applications in an Ubuntu environment. However, after I installed Dev-C++ version 5.4.1 , I found that I could write and compile programs ...
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How to create a launcher for Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

How does one create a launcher for an application in Wine under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? Instructions at "https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wine" say, 'right click on the desktop and select "Create a ...
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Using xinput under wine

I'm trying to play a game (Legend of Korra) on wine. To my surprise, I didn't encounter any errors (the game is really new, released on the 21st), but it is utterly impossible to play without a ...
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wine installation problem - Microsoft agreement [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 with the latest updates. I did an apt-get install wine. After a lengthy install a screen appears from microsoft about use of their fonts. There appears no way to agree to ...
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Link to .exe doesn't launch Wine

When I create a symlink on a .exe and I double click it, nothing happens. Instead, if I double click the original file, Wine opens automatically. Why is this? How can be changed? Can the situation ...
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Language issue running LINE Messenger on Wine in Ubuntu 14.04

This is a super specific question, but hopefully someone will be able to answer it. I am running LINE Messenger in Wine 1.6.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. The program is working like it should, however Thai ...
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Unmet dependencies installing wine

I've did all solutions in here But I cannot solve this error vahid@DEMON:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to install virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04?

using Ubuntu 14.04 I download the Ubuntu version from this link: https://virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads Ubuntu 13.04/13.10/14.04 (64bit) ...
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14.10 wine and fglrx conflict

I've just updated to 14.10 from 14.04, and have come across a problem having both wine and fglrx installed The wine dependencies that are causing the problem go like this wine > wine1.6 > ...
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Steam on wine says that I have incompatible OS version

I'm trying to play Hitman Absolution via wine on Ubuntu. I've installed steam in wine and downloaded the game but Steam says: Your OS version in unsupported. This product requires Windows Vista SP2 ...