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Wine games not working in ubuntu 13.10?

Since i saw good reviews on ubuntu 13.10 over 13.04 on wine games (especially on mafia 2) i installed 13.10. The wine version is 1.4.1. Still no game is working. Everything shows .exe encountered a ...
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How do I get around OS checks in wine?

I got a Lytro from woot this week, but didn't research the Linux support. I have PlayOnLinux installed and was hoping to run the windows software from there. The snag I ran into was that they have an ...
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Wine Installation problem after apt-get update

Since a sudo apt-get update, wine is no longer recognized by Ubuntu (as if I removed the package). I decided to clean it completely and tried to install Wine again without success. OS : Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Wine installation

I am having troubles installing Wine on my brand new install of Ubuntu. I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.6 but it is not going to be ...
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How do I configure a 32bit directory for wine in ubuntu 14.04?

I have been having a devil of a time trying to get wine to install .NET on my 64 bit machine. The first thing I should mention is that this is a completely fresh install. The only things I have ...
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PlayOnLinux - Steam - Chivalry Medieval Warfare - Microsoft VC redist Loop

I recently switched to ubuntu and so far I think it is amazing! I am trying to run the game Chivalry Medieval Warfare on a Windows Client of Steam through Wine/PlayOnLinux. The game downloaded okay ...
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How do I install tuxLoL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I installed League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It installed, but when I click the launcher, I get an immediate bug splat. I'm following instructions how to fix this problem but this one came up ...
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About tuxlol on linux

I read about your article comment in which you solved all the problems with the current league of legends, my question to you might be quite silly considered your level and experience with all these ...
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wine has to be removed before installing nvidia-331

I would try the method of this link nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE But the Problem is i already have wine installed and so here is my problem. I installed wine1.7 ...
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Remove programs from Open With Other Application menu

Wine placed about 18 useless apps (most of them just repeat) into the Open With Other Application menu and they bother me because they are useless and interfere with the quick open with menu. How do I ...
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Is the window manager handling Wine applications differently?

I'm not exactly sure how to explain this; perhaps it is a bug. On some applications that a launched using Wine, if you switch window focus away from them, you cannot get the focus back. For example ...
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Can't find user music in San Andreas

I have been using xubuntu for a while now on a dual boot with windows. Slowly migrating over as more games become available on linux. I have GTA: San Andreas on both Steam and DVD. The play on linux ...
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gaming on linux (ubuntu)

I had Ubuntu 13.10 and it took a lot of time to get used to it and investigate how to install games on it. I had playonlinux running with wine, winetricks, and it worked fine. After the upgrade to ...
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how to run rainmeter trough wine? [closed]

I tried to run rainmeter through wine and everytime I opened it, it crashes and gives me a program error: "The program Rainmeter.exe has encountered a serious problem and needs to close".
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How to apply patch to Ableton 9 Live Suite (.auz file)?

I'm just getting started with Ubuntu here, so please bear with me :) I installed Ableton 9 Live Suite using PlayOnLinux, and I cannot apply the patch. The patch maker I downloaded generates a .auz ...
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Unable to install vss6 in wine1.6 on ubuntu 14.04 64bit

after i click next on first screen it's always shows up "program error" please help for image http://imageshack.com/a/img843/8290/8v81.png and this error. Unhandled exception: page fault on read ...
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How do I change the locale of Wine to Japanese on Ubuntu 14.04?

I wish to run a game called "Morenatsu" on Ubuntu 14.04 via Wine. Morenatsu requires Applocale in Windows. Can I run Morenatsu in Applocale in Wine?
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Uninstalling Wine Software - Superantispyware

I was wondering if anyone knew of a command for the terminal to uninstall the program "superantispyware" that I installed through wine on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Wine; I attempted to do by using ...
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Help with wine-1.6.2

What I have: 1 PC with windows XP (server) 1 PC with windows 7 (client 1) 1 PC with lubuntu 14.10 and wine-1.6.2 This is locale command output: LANG=es_VE.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=es_VE:en ...
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How do I install a second disk of a pc game?

On a few pc games, they take 2 disks to install. I have Lububtu, and am trying to use wine to install them, which works fine, until it asks for the second disk. I put it in, and it says that there are ...
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Install libgluezilla & create .desktop in Kubuntu 14.04

First question : How to install libgluezilla? I have installed Wine and try to run an .exe , but it says 'libgluezilla not found. To have webbrowser support, you need libgluezilla installed'. Then, I ...
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Where is wine1.7-dev in 14.04

In Ubuntu 14.04 I can find these packages: wine1.4, wine1.6, wine1.7 and also: wine1.4-dev, wine1.6-dev Now where is wine1.7-dev?
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WINE: problem running game ( AION )

I have a problem running the game AION on Wine. I have open drivers for my G card.
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Can anyone offer help with Wine and Shortcuts in Windows apps?

OK, so, here's my dilemma: I've got Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint 2010 working like a dream. OIS.EXE (Windows Picture Manager) seems to run --> but --> it seems Windows shortcuts don't work too ...
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Wine automatically removed from system; cannot reinstall

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and did not run on any major issues, until today. My logs showed that yesterday, May 9, 2014 my system performed an automatic dist-upgrade. With that dist-upgrade, it ...
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How to open an application weblink with a Wine program

I have installed a Windows program (a game called the Hunter) using Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to use this game is by going to its website, create the game options and then hitting an ...
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How wine (windows programme loader) works on Ubuntu?

I know that we can run windows (.exe) programmes with help of wine. I want to know that how wine works and runs exe programmes on Ubuntu. As there is two different operating system windows (closed ...
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update-alternatives path with arguments

I want to add a command to notepadd++ intallation using update-alternatives with wine command: sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/notepad notepad "/<path_to_wine>/bin/wine C:\\Program\ ...
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JoinMe not working fully on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Join me with the help of Wine. I am able to start join me session on my laptop. People can join it. I am able to exchange message and files with them on the join ...
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Mobile broadband with Telecom E3531 T‑Stick

I'm planning on getting mobile broadband on Ubuntu 12.04 with this device. Problem is, I've been told by customer services that it only works on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and Mac. If I install Wine, ...
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GuitarBots - Firefox/Wine - UnityWebPlayer

I've been trying to use unity web player in this website: guitarbots.com. I'm running mozilla firefox 29.0 in wine 1.6.1. After I installed the unity plugin I got this error message. I'v been looking ...
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Installing Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Tried several times to install Wine, see the terminal output below: ray@ray-Aspire-5735:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa Welcome to the Wine Team PPA. Here you can get the latest ...
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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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What can I do for Spotify Linux Preview that always goes out of monitor with Lubuntu?

I have had issue with Spotify for a long time on Lubuntu. It occasionally goes out of my monitor and I have only one monitor. I can only see the lower right corner and I cannot even move the window to ...
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Wine explorer on specific prefix?

I’m trying to open the explorer.exe from wine through the terminal. When I try to open explorer.exe via a gui It crashes but I can open from the terminal. Now the issue is that I have two wineprefixes ...
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Gaming on Ubutnu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing its hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: Ubuntu ...
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How to fix wine gecko error while installing something from winetricks

How to fix this when trying to install something through winetricks sha1sum mismatch! Rename <~>/.winetrickscache/./wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab and try again.
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Use X11 mouse pointer in wine applications

I'm using MS Office 2007 with Wine on my Kubuntu 13.04. However, the mouse pointer looks like this: I'd prefer it to keep the mouse pointer managed by the XServer: (Here KDE Oxygen Blue theme) Is ...
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Launch Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction with Wine from CD

I installed Diablo II Lord of Destruction with Wine on my Ubuntu 13.10. I mounted .iso file. I opened "Drives" settings in "Configure wine" and changed mounted disc to drive D:. (In my case ...
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Audio quality foobar2000 with Wine

I have been a long time Windows user and recently switched to Ubuntu. I have a good 200GB of FLAC files that I used to listen to with foobar. Foobar works really well using Wine, but is there any ...
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Open Libre Writer Through Windows Wine Program

I've installed a Windows program through PlayOnLinux. The program uses a kind of spreadsheet that can be output to a word processor. When I used this program on Windows I would have it output to MS ...
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how to give WINE/ windows application access to privileged ports

I'm trying to get a windows based game to run under WINE. The game itself needs access to ports 80 and 443. I understand these are privileged ports, and a program needs root access to use them, but I ...
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Downgrading bison

I got into some trouble trying to compile wine. However, I find out that the problem depends on bison 3.0, on 2.7.1 it should be working fine. But when I wanna downgrade bison via: sudo apt-get ...
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Can't install wine on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I cannot install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to install it on the Ubuntu Software Center I always get a message that says I have unmet dependencies. I tried installing Wine through the terminal ...
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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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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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Run Adobe CC Programs in WINE? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install the Creative Cloud on WINE? I tried to run it using default settings and it crashes instantly. Was hoping someone got this working. Right now I dual boot Win and Ubuntu, and ...
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How to install HeidiSQL on Ubuntu

I have been using HeidiSQL (an open source GUI for MySQL / MSSQL) on Windows for a while now. However, as I'm moving to Ubuntu for development, I'd like to continue using HeidiSQL. The website states ...
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Compiling error checkinstall

Hi I wanna compile my first package (Wine) under Ubuntu (it's also my first day with this OS). I ran ./configure and make, no errors. But when I did checkinstall then I got this back: ...
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Wine giving error but worked before [duplicate]

Where can i ask Wine questions or are this the right site. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and dual boot with 13.04. Then i installed Wine in 14.04. I loaded SophieSew and Embird and they worked 100%. After ...