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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Every time I connect to the internet zenity says “downloading wine-unity3d-installer”

Every time I connect to the internet Zenity flashes that little popup for about a second (because the download is apparently 1 mb) a couple of times. First of all, why does it keep installing the same ...
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How to run 'primusrun' command with Steam for Wndows games on Wine

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04, and I was trying to find out how to run primusrun command (Bumblebee) on Steam for Windows games simulated with Wine 1.6.2. I have searched many forums and could not find the ...
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Cannot install anything on ubuntu 14.04 LTS in software center or in teminal [duplicate]

When I try to install anything in the software center, I get an error message reading; "Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by ...
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Black squares on screen Ubuntu 14.04 + wine

I discovered a bug in the Ubuntu 14.04. When I play games, black squares appear on the screen. I upgraded xorg, but the same. What could be the problem? Please help me! I tried several games as well. ...
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Game in Wine causes second monitor to become over exposed

I have 2 monitors and when I run a game through Wine, it causes the second monitor to become over exposed and increases the sharpness quite a bit. I have played around with settings in both the game ...
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Problem installing WinBUGs with Wine

On 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 (Linux kernel 3.13.0.30.36) I'm trying to install the WinBUGS Markov Chain Monte Carlo software with Wine 1.6, but after wine WinBUGS14.exe I get the following error message: ...
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Turn off/sleep after script completion

I have a little script. It's ripped out of a Youtube tutorial, untested, ugly, and not very good. It's not done and not intended for public use. Here it is: #!/bin/bash sudo apt-get -y install git ...
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How can I prevent an antivirus software form uninstalling wine applications?

I have a couple of Windows applications installed through Wine and these are running quite well. The trouble, however, is that every time I run the anti-virus programme ClamTk, it uninstalls the Wine ...
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Running ios and windows apps from ubuntu

Is there any way to compile windows or ios phone apps from ubuntu ? If "yes" what kind of program should I be using ?
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How can I remove netflix-desktop to get the HD option back on Netflix?

I installed pipelight using this tutorial to watch Netflix using firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything went well. After a couple of weeks and because of lagging problems watching HD stuff on Netflix, ...
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Netflix Desktop nor Pipelight are working?

I was formerly an Arch user, but with Ubuntu's Netflix-Desktop I figured it might be easier to get Netflix running. So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Arch. I was wrong, it was not easier. Both ...
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Wine won't start, lxtask shows absurdly large VM-Size associated with it

I'm running Wine on Lubuntu 14.04 and everything worked fine until today when I tried to start a Windows program and it wouldn't run. After having the same result with several other programs I tried ...
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Accents in no english languages (greek, spanish…) in ubuntu 14.04 and wine (or similar) (e.g. MSOffice)

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and in this version I have a problem. It is that when I write a vocal with accent (e.g. a + ´ = á) nothing is written. nothing is nothing (no a without accent or ´a) I ...
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How do I run Space Engineers with windows version of steam?

I am new to Linux (I installed it about 3 weeks ago) and I am having a heck of a time trying to get Space Engineers (a Steam game) to run. It is windows only, so I have been attempting to use wine. I ...
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Startup wine compihilo error leads to removal of linux headers

so I get this error about wine-compihilo which tells me to open settings and update from there. Then when I go do sudo apt-get upgrade && apt-get update, it gives me this error about ...
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Wine, Steam, Games crash after launch.

I'm running Steam through Wine since most or possibly all my games aren't officially out on Linux, and every time I start a game either a few seconds later or my first key stroke or mouse click, the ...
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Trouble compiling winelib app on x64-64 on trusty

wineg++ -m32 rdwrops.cpp -O2 -ffast-math -fvisibility=hidden -fPIC -mtune=generic -msse -Wall -Ivestige -I/usr/include/alsa -c -o rdwrops.wine.o In file included from rdwrops.cpp:17:0: ...
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wine: error while loading shared libraries: libturbojpeg.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

I run steam via wine. I tried to run it with my nvidia card but get the following error when running optirun wine Steam: wine: error while loading shared libraries: libturbojpeg.so: wrong ELF class: ...
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Why does winetricks shows when filtering synaptic with “vlc”?

Trying to hunt a segmentation error that prevents me from launching vlc 2.1.4 in Trusty, I completly removed both vlc and winetricks and all their dependencies (a single p7zip for winetricks). When ...
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Steam Crashes After Initial Update

So I have been wrestling with getting Steam installed on my computer for quite some time now, and I had given up all hope. Well today I finally did the smart thing and installed POL to manage my ...
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How do I get Fable: The lost chapters working with PlayOnLinux

I have the steam version of Fable: The lost chapters and I tried opening it with PlayOnLinux with the default setup but steam crashed on start up. I fixed steam by using the latest version of wine and ...
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Ableton and Wine… What happened?

So I decided to install my copy of Ableton (v9.1) on my computer now that I've upgraded to a machine that isn't ancient. HOWEVER Despite WineHQ reporting that Ableton is platinum-certified, I can't ...
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How does one run Unity 3D (the full free version) in Ubuntu Studio?

How does one install Unity 3D (the full free version) on Ubuntu? I have tried to run the program through Wine 64-bit, and I get this message every time: Error initializing license system. Please ...
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how to install wine 0.9.52 using the terminal

How do I install wine 0.9.52? I prefer using the Ubuntu software centre alongside the terminal instead of actually downloading the files. Thank you for your time.
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Metin2 error in Wine: create_no_appropriate_device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 I played Metin2 (private server, without hack-shield) one year ago (had the same laptop), and had no problem at that time. It worked before. Now pops out a window: ...
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Wine issue - Can not start Fifa World (free 2 play)

I tried to install and start fifa world on ubuntu 14.04, wine version 1.7.19 I created 32 bit wine prefix on my ubuntu 14.04 wine 1.7.19 Downloaded origin full ...
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Wierd wine install

while searching for a version of wine that correctly runs the game I want to play, (AOE 2) I found this: http://www.darkgamex.ch/wine/ it is a website linked to the download of two custom wine ...
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qt platform plugin “windows” missing

I am trying to run Teamspeak3 and I had to try and use the Windows version because I keep running into problems with the linux one. I downloaded and installed Teamspeak 3 fine, but whenever I try to ...
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problems with games using wine version 1.5 on ubuntu version 12.04

My problem is that the screen only occupies the corner of the screen. The mouse also seems to be glitchy. I use a wide screen laptop and messing with configure wine helps a tiny bit. the game I am ...
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Running A game problem

When i firstly ran mafia 2 game -on wine- a black screen is shown without any other progression, but lately the normal screen shown up ( i mean the intro of the game ), but the game stops during the ...
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How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? I'm running Steam through Wine and trying to run CSGO but I get an error for no CSM support because I use an ATI graphics card 7800 series. ...
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How to get Doceri Desktop fully working in Ubuntu with Wine and Java

Doceri is an awesome tool for presenters, teachers, and more. Right now, it only works natively on Windows and Mac OS. However, I love my Linux desktop and through wine I have been able to most things ...
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Shutdown Ubuntu from a wine application

I have been developing an application that users will use in a full screen mode avoiding them from having access to the desktop. Is there any possible way to send a shutdown command from a wine ...
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Game, “Facade”, has no sounds in game and is slow

I successfully installed Facade and loaded it with Wine. The Sound works in the intro and menu screens, but when the main game loads, there is no sound and the game gets extremely slow. I know my ...
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How to restore wine windows after alt+tab to show desktop

I'm using a program via Wine and everything works great. But every time press alt+tab and select "show desktop" i cannot maximize my wine application again. If i press alt+tab again and select my ...
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Wine will not start after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

On ubuntu 12.04, wine was working fine...then, i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04. Now, when I start wine it says: "Error while loading application settings. wine's library path for 32 and 64 bit is not set. ...
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Wine not responding at all

I installed WINE in order to play some older games that Windows no longer supported. At first this worked almost perfectly except one of the games (Mechwarrior3) would freeze every time a in game ...
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Why does my wine-installed program get frequently unavailable?

I have installed and run a Windows compatible video converter (Mediacoder) successfully via Wine. However, the converter frequently becomes unavailable and requires re-installation. Most probably, ...
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Wine: using webcam with Cisco Jabber Video client

I'm trying to use Cisco Jabber Video client (https://www.ciscojabbervideo.com/home) with Wine but I'm unable to get the webcam to work. Steps that I have completed this far: Register an account for ...
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Trouble running/installing Lucid Player software in either Ubuntu or Wine

I am trying to install some plant ID software on my Ubuntu 14.04 install. The software is supposed to run on Linux on something called Lucid Player via Java. When I install through the terminal I get ...
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How to remove uninstalled wine app icons from unity dash?

I had installed LAN Messenger (for Windows) using wine but i found out that LAN Messenger is also available for linux so: I uninstalled LAN Messenger from wine. I also removed wine. deleted the ...
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Installing 32-bit Wine 1.7.19 on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm having a bad time trying to install 32-bit version of Wine 1.7.19 on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. I've got through all the questions related to that on AskUbuntu but I haven't found a working ...
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Problems to open QDAMiner Lite with PlayonLinux

I need urgent help! I use QDA Miner Lite for qualitative analysis, I have always opened it with PlayonLinux, but it had stopped to work last week. I don't know why or how to fix it. Thanks a lot! ...
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Wine stopped working. How do I re-install w/o losing data

Wine has mysteriously stopped working. I have decided to simple entirely remove and re-install wine, but before I do this I want to make sure that I will not loose any of the multitudes of files and ...
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How do I do a NotifyAddrChange

I am running 14.04 Ubuntu, my problem is with Netflix Desktop which will not recognize Pipelight-Silverlight5.1 , I have installed two versions of FireFox one in ubuntu one in Wine both read the ...
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Unable to Save Excel (xlsx) file

I am unable to save Excel file. it is showing below error message. "Errors were detecting while saving 'C:\users\waseem\my documents\waseem saifi.xlsx'. Microsoft Office Excel may be able to save the ...
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_.exe install package via wine

In Ubuntu, opening an _.exe file with Wine Windows Program Loader I get the error message, "setup ended prematurely because of an error. Your system has not been modified." What modification is ...
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Where can I get fresh new Wine DLLs?

I was acting careless today and I accidentally deleted one of the .dlls in my Ubuntu Wine installation, ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/ole32.dll to be exact, and need a new fresh copy of only this ...
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Can't run photoshop CS2 on Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64

I have installed Photoshop CS2 (the free version) on Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64. Photoshop gets started and at the loading splash screen it just freezes at "Initializing tools" and after 30 seconds or so, it ...
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Wine: Install Windows Program for Multiple Users

I'm trying to install programs through wine so that it's available to all users. Reasons are obvious: save space and I don't like the idea of doing separate multiple installations of a program for ...