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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How do I get Skydrive working?

Does anyone know how to make Skydrive desktop tool work with 12.04?
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Programs Icons of WineHQ

Just installed Office 2010 in my ubuntu x64 and run smooth but now I have an stetic issue dash and synapse can find the office applications :) but all the office apps are shown with the wine icon. I ...
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Wine sound problems

Wine 1.3.25 changed the way sound works in Wine. As OMG! Ubuntu! reported: Wine 1.3.25 (...) saw a ‘total rewrite of audio support’ and the removal of several audio drivers. The result is breakage ...
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How to associate all file types within Wine with its corresponding native application?

This is easily done for a single file type, as answered in How to associate a file type within Wine with a native application?, by creating a .reg for the desired filetype. But this is for AVI only. I ...
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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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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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To install Wine, remove graphics driver - wut?

I have been troubleshooting display problems (my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. I noticed that one of the apt-get ...
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X server failed to start after using nvidia-xconfig and unable to use my 2nd GPU anyhow

I installed bumbulbee drivers by running the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Steam (using wine) starting civ 5 on the wrong screen

I have my left screen set as primary screen in ubuntu (unity) and most things just do what they are supposed to do when they are fullscreen. They run on my primary screen. But for some reason when I ...
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Enable Mic in Wine ? (Alsa/Pulseaudio)

I'm not able to make a mic work with wine-1.7.30 (the mic is the integrated mic in my pc and works fine with other applications ) I found some suggestions but they don't seem to work. Anyone manage ...
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Cannot access windows share

I have an accounting program specifically tailored to the IT industry, its called Fincon (exe based). It basically works on a client to server directory base system. the server is currently running on ...
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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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Why does installing Wine in 12.04 from regular repo require removing non-related packages?

I've a fresh install of 12.04 64bit and have had only a few issues so far, all of them minor, until now that is. In order to install WINE the software center is telling me I need to remove all of the ...
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How can I stop wine from modifying my display layout?

I have two monitors and some wine programs like to disable one of them. I've tried disabling "Allow the window manager to decorate the windows" and "Allow the window manager to control the windows" ...
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Whole computer freezes randomly when playing using Wine [closed]

The problem is that when I play GTA: Vice City or San Andreas, for example, the computer may freeze. It happens randomly, I can play several times for half an hour a day and don't get the freeze and ...
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How do I figure out how to run applications in Wine?

I want to run a Windows application in Ubuntu using Wine. However, from past experience I know that this can be a frustrating, difficult process because of Wine and hardware bugs. What is the best, ...
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Wine not installing, no matter what [duplicate]

Alright guys, here's the deal. I'm on ubuntu 14.04 xfce version, running on an Acer C270 Chromebook with crouton. This is a clean install of Ubuntu, not upgraded from a previous version, nor did it ...
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How to resolve an error in WINE relating to .NET 2.0? [closed]

I'm trying to install both Neuroprogrammer 2 and 3 in WINE. At first I got the error: Please set registry key HKLM\software\microsoft.NETFramework\installroot to point to the .Net Framework install ...
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Graphics in wine are behind by one update

As the title says, graphics objects (in particular 3D graphics, but not exclusively) are displaying one update behind. I first noticed the problem when using google sketchup together with sketchy ...
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Bad sound in wine [closed]

I know this is a bug that probably will be fixed in a later version of wine 1.3X. But I was hoping if there is a way to tweak of edit the current version if I have this problem again (I still have ...
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Make a Wine installed Video Player Default Player

I have installed DivX Player (version 6.6) using Wine in my ubuntu 11.10. Is there any way to make it a default player to play certain video formats ? Thanks in advance.
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What is Wine. Is it part of Ubuntu?

I want to run MS Office on Ubuntu and have found messages saying you can do it with Wine, but I don't know what Wine is.
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...
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wine for games?

I seem to remember hearing about a special version of Wine that was optimized for games. What is this Wine called and where can I get it?
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Need for Speed Shift 1-2

Is there any way to install either Shift 1 or Shift 2 on Ubuntu? Thanks in advance
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Unable to drag brush tool in Photoshop CS5 in 12.04

I was able to use Photoshop CS5 perfectly on Ubuntu 11.10. After upgraded to 12.04 I've noticed that when I try to use brush tool in by dragging the left mouse button I cannot get continous effect on ...
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How can I install the Safari web browser?

I want to install the Apple Safari browser on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine in order to test the latest HTML5 and CSS3 features of the browser. I believe it is possible to use WINE for this but I want to ...
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StarCraft II, Wine, Ironhide [closed]

ASUS N43JM notebook NVIDIA Geforce GT 435M Ubuntu 11.10 64bit Switchable graphics, working through ironhide Ironhide Settings: Automatic Shutdown of nVidia Card: NO Virtual Terminal: 8 Image ...
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Nvidia problem when installing wine [duplicate]

I have a system that has optimus Nvidia card, so when i try to install wine it says. The following packages will be REMOVED: nvidia-libopencl1-331-updates I have tried wine1.6 & wine1.7 same ...
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Age of Empires 2 HD not working good

i have Ubuntu 13.04, i have just installed Age of empires 2 HD on wine 1.5.29, i can start the game and open the campaigns but it displays a black screen after then: is the problem from wine, or ...
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Rhino 3D 5.0 64bit

I would do anything to get Rhino 5 working on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. First the extension of the file is .msi. I have tried using CrossOver to install it, but failed. I tried to install it using wine ...
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How does one install PlayOnLinux?

How do I install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu?
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Syncing my iPod Touch (And Others)

libimobiledevice doesn't work for me. I've got Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying to put music on to my iPod Touch 4Gen running iOS 5.0.1. I have tried every program available in the Ubuntu software center ...
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I have a windows app which requires .NET 3.5. Can wine handle .NET 3.5?

I don't know/understand much about this, but I believe mono is an open-source alternative to .NET... But whatever its actual niche is, I really don't know the best way to go about trying to get my ...
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Can a wine app access files outside of the wine drive_c environment?

I am running Avisynth witih avidemux+avsproxy in wine, but the files which AviSynth needs to access via its .avs scripts must be in Windows format (eg. "C:\my\avisynth.avs"). Most of the files I want ...
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Can I play windows game using wine and/or through steam?

When I download Wine to play Windows games, will I also be able to play those Windows games through Steam? I'm very new to ubuntu and I would need an advise in this regard.
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How to change locale for Wine only?

(Note this is a different question from this one) This is the output of the "locale" command on my machine: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 LANGUAGE= LC_CTYPE="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC=en_US.UTF-8 ...
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Activate Office 2010 running in PlayOnLinux with a KMS server

Is it possible to activate a volume licensed copy of Microsoft Office installed using PlayOnLinux with my organisation's Key Management server? The installation with PlayOnLinux worked flawlessly but ...
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How to improve GUI and font appearance of programs installed under CrossOver?

This can be done in Wine but can it be done in CrossOver?
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No sound in Manually Compiled Wine 1.7.18

I downloaded the Wine 1.7.18 source code from Sourceforge, installed the dependencies according to the ./configure file and compiled & installed (sudo make && sudo make install). The ...
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Running Halo: Combat Evolved on 12.10?

I followed the instructions on WineHQ and got the game installed, but when I run it, it looks like this and the whole screen occasionally flickers. Does anyone know why, and if I can fix it?
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How can I eliminate wine application options from Thunar's context menu?

I have Xfce and in Thunar file association are changing randomly, to wine applications like jpeg and png to Internet Explorer and mp3 to Windows Media Player. I change it back to gpicview and Totem ...
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Trying to migrate Windows 7 install of Adobe CS5 to Ubuntu 12.04 with Wine - 'Internal errors - invalid paramters received"

I have Adobe CS5 installed and running on the Windows 7 side of my machine. Since I'd hate to boot up into Windows just to use Photoshop, I'm trying to get it in Ubuntu 12.04. Tutorials I found ...
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Connection error with Evernote on 12.04?

I just upgraded to 12.04, with gnome classic no effects. Evernote worked ok on 11.04 and 11.10 with wine 1.3 configired as windows 7. I'm installing Evernote_4.5.6.6884.exe. The install works fine, ...
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Unity shows through games

Some native games work fine, but some don't. Mostly it happens with wine games. I play a lot of adventure games and I try to play ags games a good amount because there are a lot of them and they work ...
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Dos programs in wine

I know that dosbox is not yet integrated with wine, but whenever I double click on a DOS program (with wine) it just opens dosbox and closes it in the next moment. Why does this happen? Here is the ...
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How to install Adobe Digital Editions

How can I install Adobe Digital Editions on Ubuntu? I've read that this is possible using Wine, but I can't download the installer from the Adobe page (as this installer is an online flash installer ...
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Why is Spotify (WINE) so slow?

I'm using Unity and wine1.3. Spotify installs fine, but every click in the window slows the whole system down incredibly for a few seconds. System Monitor shows that suddenly Xorg starts using ~50% ...
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Is using Internet Explorer 6 on PlayonLinux legal?

Is using IE6 through Wine in Ubuntu legal? What is Microsoft's view on such distribution and use? I asked this because there is ambiguity on using parts from your Windows installation like w32codecs, ...
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What is the meaning of .lnk extension?

Every time when I install and use a Windows program using PlayOnLinux / Wine, I get a .lnk file on my desktop besides the program's shortcut. The file's name is "program's name.lnk". What is its role ...