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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I use two different versions of wine on the same installation?

I need to use two different Windows applications, one works well with Wine 1.4 but not on Wine 1.5 and the other application works well with the later version but not with the former. Is there a way ...
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German Truck Simulator on Ubuntu?

I want to know if is there any way to play German Truck Simulator in Ubuntu 12.04? With Wine, it doesn't works. (The installation worked fine, but when I launch GTS, it says me this: German Truck ...
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Ubuntu on Android for Samsung Galaxy note 2?

This question is lengthy, I have to warn you. I'm generally a mac user. My setup currently consists of using mac osx and vmware (windows 7) to run one program that isn't compatible with osx or ...
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How to remove Microsoft Office icons?

I know that there are countless questions about how to install office and what not. But the issue I have is now that I have installed it onto my system (and it never worked, just fyi) I am now stuck ...
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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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How to compile wine

I am a Wine PPA user for Scott Ritchie for several years and have loved that PPA but I want to start compiling Wine for testing purposes in another PC with Ubuntu. So I have a couple of questions ...
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'Evernote 4.5.7 'Could not connect to server' error

I've installed evernote 4.5.7 with Wine 1.4, but when I start the Evernote application, a small dialogue appears saying: Could not connect to server. You need to be online to register or ...
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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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Cannot install driver for a Wimax modem

I'm trying to run a program via wine. This is a wimax modem (Qubee bd) Green Packet uh-235. But when I click the qubeewcm.exe I receive the following error message: runtime error(at-1:0): cannot ...
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Cannot install wine on Ubuntu natty 64bit [broken dependency]

I've just installed Ubuntu natty 64bit. Now I'm trying to install wine and no matter how I do it (Software center/synaptic/terminal), it fails. Here's what I tried on terminal: sudo apt-get update ...
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Install Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (Wine) will not allow to enter CDKEY

I just installed Microsoft Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (a Wine's front end), and it installed successfully, the only problem is that I can't enter the serial number, becouse the text box will not ...
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Running Malwarebytes under Wine 1.2.2

How can I get Malwarebytes to run with wine under 10.04? I have wine version 1.2.2 at default settings. Is there anything specific I need to do in order to get Malwarebytes to run? I am using the ...
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How do I test WINE?

I found an instructible for using SketchUp in Ubuntu that requires using WINE. I supposedly loaded the wine program, but I can't find it. If I do find it, I still would like to test to see if it is ...
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What is Wine doing when it says, “The Wine configuration in /home/user/.wine is being updated, please wait…”?

When I am using Wine or changing its preferences, I often get a pop-up that says, "The Wine configuration in /home/user/.wine is being updated, please wait..." It stays there for a minute or two, and ...
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How to hide wine app titlebar when window is maximized

This is a quick post to show how to make wine app hides the titlebar and fully fill the vertical area of screen space when maximized. In Unity DE, when Wine app is maximized, it doesn't hide the ...
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What recommended Windows software should I download for Wine?

the Ubuntu nooby here again, and I think I borked my Wine install. I'm learning things through terminal, so that should make things a little easier the 2nd time around, but I did something wrong, ...
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Counter Strike 1.6 on ubuntu 12.04

I wish to install Counter-Strike 1.6 on ubuntu 12.04 under wine but I don't know where to get the source (I've exe setup file) and how to run it under wine. I will connect to international servers ...
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Run a wine application fullscreen on a single monitor from dual-monitor setup

I have a dual-monitor system, running Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3 desktop. I want to run a fullscreen wine application on one monitor (I'll call it "secondary"), while another ("primary") will not be ...
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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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Problemas de resolucion de juegos en Wine / Game resolution problems in Wine

Cuando salgo de un videojuego que tiene una resolución inferior a la del sistema, Ubuntu se queda con una resolución baja. Tengo que cerrar sesión y volver a entrar para corregir el problema. ¿Como lo ...
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Wine games resolution not working properly

From: Wine games resolution/sound problems For some reason, in all the games I've tried (Battle Realms, Worms Armageddon, and StarCraft I), the resolution for the game is really small. I have virtual ...
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Unity application menus and title bar issue with Wine applications

At the moment, I get two title bars for maximized applications which run through Wine. Is there a way to get rid of one of them (the "non-unity" one, obviously)? Is there a way to get the ...
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DOS batch script in wine

There is a windows program I'm trying to run. When I run it, it says wine: cannot find :"C:\\windows\\system32\\DO.exe" I can't find a DO.exe program on my windows computer. I suspect it's trying ...
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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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wine: Install Mono for Windows to run .NET 2.0 applications

I just downloaded the GTA SA.. and it works fine with the SA:MP 0.3z RC2, but I have a big problem. There is a server which uses a secondary client. I tried to run it with WINE and Mono, but it still ...
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Wine can't load module p11-kit-trust.so

I'm in 13.10 64 bit and I've installed wine from the official repositories. Running wineboot or trying to install any .exe gets me the following message: p11-kit: couldn't load module: ...
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Pipelight not working with firefox or chrome

I installed pipelight by following the instructions on the website but it still does not work properly . Kernel version 3.8.0-27-generic When launching chrome the logs show up as . Can someone ...
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Can't remove the icon of a wine application from unity dash home

Lately I installed folder lock 6 using wine on my Ubuntu 12.04, then I again uninstalled it but the folder lock icon was not removed from the dash home. I thought uninstalling wine would solve the ...
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LibreOffice 4.03 compatibility with MS Office 2010 docs [duplicate]

I apologize for the repetitiveness of this question, but I just yesterday decided to use Ubuntu 13.04 as my only operating system and am trying to figure a few things out. No, I don't mean figuring ...
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After 12.04 to 12.10 upgrade (64bit), xorg held back and unable to install wine

After upgrading to quantal, I wanted to install wine. However, attempting to do so results in apt wanting to remove all kinds of important packages: The following packages will be REMOVED: ...
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How to backup virtual drives with PlayOnLinux?

PlayOnLinux installs the applications in separate virtual drives. Each virtual drive represents a different windows machine. I have configured PlayOnLinux on my laptop and installed several programs ...
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Can GitHub For Windows run on Ubuntu with WINE?

I tried the recently launched GitHub for Windows App. Its pretty cool. I just wanted to try it on Ubuntu too. Even if it cant do most things its fine, I just want to try it out. But I'm unable to ...
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How do I nstall MS Office 2010 via WINE?

I am trying to install MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 on my new MacBook Pro (15"). I already read and followed every existing threads on forums and followed every existing tutorial, but my problem ...
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How do I get rid of Wine drive?

I had installed Wine application then I removed it , but it still shows up when I do a virus scan. I want to know how to completely remove the Wine drive.
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Wine fonts problem

I installed SumatraPDF with Wine and it works fine but I have problem about fonts. It shows English characters but doesn't shows Georgian. Which font should I install to fix this problem? See ...
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Saturation and contrast settings for wine programs

I know that I can change contrast and saturation with nvidia-settings. How can I make different settings for different apps (i.e. wine) using nvidia-settings or any other tool?
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Bugs when trying to play 'Battleswarm: Field of Honor' through Wine [duplicate]

I am currently attempting to play Battleswarm: Field of Honor through a Wine in Ubuntu. While the installation was successful, the in-game stuff was riddled with bugs for me, preventing me to play at ...
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How can I hide one wine app from the Unity panel without blacklisting all wine apps?

I would like a wine app to run in the background without appearing in unity's panel. The app, by the way, is "air video server", in case that matters. Is there any way (command line is fine) to ...
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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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Potential and possible damage of executed Windows Applications through Wine environment in Linux?

Related to this recent Question: Can a Windows virus transfer to Ubuntu? and JFA's comment, which is not only an interesting, but also a valid one: Can you also get a Windows virus by running an ...