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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Running Age of Empires 2 in Linux

I've been recently trying to play Age of Empires 2 on my Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS computer. However, I can't seem to get it to work with any method i found on the computer. I've tried Playonlinux, ...
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Wine logo appearing for every Crossover Application in Unity

If I start an application using Crossover (or Wine), the application will always be the Wine Logo instead of the application logo. This is the same independent of the application being run or using ...
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Can Internet Explorer 9 or 10 be installed on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Trying to figure out whether the Internet Explorer 10 or Internet Explorer 9 can be installed on Ubuntu or not? Has anyone tried it successfully? Can it be installed in the first place? I have ...
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Why is this application throwing OpenGL errors when run in Unity? [closed]

I have an application that ran flawlessly in Wine 1.3 in Maverick. However, when run in Natty under Unity, I get the following error: X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for ...
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Italic text in Steam under Wine [closed]

Running steam using wine. Works perfectly except for a small error: All my text is italic for some reason. I'm using the latest wine release 1.3.12 and Ubuntu 10.10 Thought I'd try here first, ...
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ClamAV detects certain files on the PlayOnLinux directory as malware, should I be concerned?

ClamAv found 50 viruses on my computer, mostly associated with PlayOnLinux. Is this normal? Is it a significant risk? Should I be concerned? How do I learn more about these viruses so I can judge ...
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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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What are the problems between PulseAudio and Wine

I have read several problems for a long time about wine and pulseaudio in Ubuntu but never understood it clearly. What are the problems or seem to be the problems related to wine and the use by ...
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Dependency problems installing wine 1.5 on ubuntu 12.04 x64

Trying user1261084 solution: $ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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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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Installing Office 2010 on Ubuntu 15.04 using Wine

I had installed Office 2010 32bit on Ubuntu 12.04 before using guides such as this. However, due to package changes, I was not able to replicate the same on Ubuntu 15.04. How does one install Office ...
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How do I remove TeamViewers notification that it is still running in the background?

There seems to be a bug with the current TeamViewer implementation on Linux where it shows a Windows-looking "balloon" type notification informing the user that TeamViewer is still running in the ...
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How to run a program installed on the Windows partition with Wine?

I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu (but rarely ever use windows, just in case there is something I need Windows for) and I already have The Sims 3 installed on my Windows partition. I was just wondering ...
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Can Microsoft Office Programs be opened by default instead of Libre Office?

Folks. I finally convinced my sister to drop Windows at her small business and go Ubuntu. She complained, though, that she does not want to use Libre Office and is willing to use Microsoft Office ...
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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 do I open files that are not located inside wine's virtual C drive?

I am running winamp using wine. When I am choosing music to open in winamp I can only browse inside wines c drive but I have all my music on a partition. I want to be able to play the music from the ...
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What do I do for dependencies installing wine1.7 on 14.04

user@chrubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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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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Wine 1.5 %ProgramFiles% error

I'm trying to install d3dx9 with winetricks on wine 1.5 from ppa and I keep getting an error. I tried: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winecfg sudo WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winetricks ...
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How can I eliminate wine application options from Thunar's context menu? [duplicate]

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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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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Is there a way to determine if package depends on wine to run from its .deb?

I would like to know if installed app will use wine server to run: for e.g. picasa once installed -- it uses wine to run, however I want to know that picasa will use wine before installing it. I've ...
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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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Black or Corrupt UI Artifacts Under Wine

This is something that's been bugging me for quite some time. I'm attaching a screenshot of the issue as seen in Microsoft Office Word 2007. While it doesn't get in the way when it's like this, ...
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Install Python in Wine

I need to install the Windows version Python 2.7.5 32Bit on my Ubuntu Box in Wine (because I test Euler Math Toolbox on Wine, and this cannot use the native Python). Whatever I do, I get the an error ...
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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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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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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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Wine menu directory location?

Using the menu editor I accidentally deleted the WINE menu. Now I am stuck with the application installed and no way to easily use parts of it. I tried reinstalling it, many times, and still the menu ...
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Cannot install Wine (held broken packages)

I 'm trying to install Wine on my Ubuntu system, but cannot complete the installation. I have read countless other Q & A but none of them seems to fix my problem. When I try to install it with ...
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which packages are required to install wine in offline mode

I want to install wine1.4 on approximately 20 PCs, but don't know how many packages are required for that. I've checked dependencies with apt-cache showpkg wine1.4 but for some packages it gives an ...
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Run Wine behind proxy

The title says it all. I am in a university which has authenticated proxy. Wine is not detecting this. Hence, none of the applications inside wine is getting internet connection. Please help.
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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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What are the features of Crossover Office?

I just read about Crossover Office, and am curious as to whether it makes sense to pay for it. Apparently it's run on Wine, so aside from the support options, what features does it have that I can't ...
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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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Windows Media Player 11 + 12, with Wine

I do realize this is a copy of my 2nd account, but it a question that so far, I have not gotten a good answer to. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Recently I bought GTA5, and want to play it. I got the .exe ...
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Problem with Mono and .exe file

I have purchased a piece of software to configure programable radio control transmitters. It says it will run on Linux, see below: Digital Radio runs on: Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/XP Microsoft ...
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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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How can I run Corel Draw?

I have purchased Corel Draw and I am required to use it for school. Can I install this program on my Ubuntu system or is my Windows machine the only option here? I do have Inkscape and love it but I ...
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How do I tell winetricks to work with a different prefix?

I'm trying to enable alsa on different prefix than default through winetricks. More specifically, the prefix that has Rosetta Stone on it, as it cannot see my microphone. When I open winetricks, it ...
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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 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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Turn off wine debugging

How do I make wine not showing any debug messages the default setting? I've found WINEDEBUG=-all wine ./program.exe as a way to turn off debug for the program I'm currently running, but how do I make ...
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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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Change default application for a File type

I have installed MS Office 2007 via wine, which all works remarkably well. However, MS Office has now laid claim to any 'office' files on my computer. Is there a way to change the default ...
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Nvidia 331 driver, Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine - lags, fps drops and surprising, temporary boost

I experience weird fps drops while playing games, mostly with Wine. Some tested games: Hearthstone - fps drops happens pretty often; interesting fact is that while browsing cards every page needs ...
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Wine: How can I make Wine applications look like Windows 8? [duplicate]

I just installed Wine and I realized the applications look terrible. I wanted the look and feel of Windows 8 on my Wine applications, how can I go about doing this? Thanks!
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How do I store Wine related program files in Ubuntu's partitions?

Hi guys I loved Linux operating systems and trying out new now. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am using Wine & Playonlinux to run windows programs. I an having a little problem. Whenever I save ...
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How do I get Skydrive working?

Does anyone know how to make Skydrive desktop tool work with 12.04?