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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USB Joystick on wine

I have ubuntu 14.04 and latest version of wine installed on my system. I recently installed Assassin's creed on my system with help of Playonlinux. I installed xboxdrv and configured my USB gamepad. ...
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Why am I unable to install Wine 1.7? [duplicate]

I cannot install Wine using Ubuntu 14.10. It tells me I have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : depends: wine1.7-i386 (=1:1.7.30-Oubuntu1~ppa1) E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
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Can't Install Wine, held Packages [duplicate]

I am getting this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: udev : Depends: libudev1 (= 204-5ubuntu20.2) but 204-5ubuntu20.4 is to be installed E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wine program files association

this question has been asked in a general way before, but this is my first week with Ubuntu and I can't understand all the instructions here: How to associate a file with a program installed in wine ...
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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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Creating a foobar.desktop file and a Wine app icon on the launcher

This a specification of my previous question (What's a .desktop file?) where I wondered how to create a .desktop file in order to create an icon on the launcher for a Wine application. I don't ...
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What's a .desktop file? [duplicate]

I wanted to know what's a .desktop file and how can I generate one in order to have a Wine application displayed on my Launcher bar on the left. Now I have to open the folder where I store the ...
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Unable to Install Windows Programs using Wine in Ubuntu 12.04 - Program Error

I am trying to install a couple Windows programs, but it fails. I had Wine 1.6, so I thought maybe the latest version had some bugs. So, I uninstalled and re-installed 1.4 from the Ubuntu repo, but ...
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wine and nvidia optimus problem

I have Asus N53SN computer which has nvidia optimus. Rift online is working on my ubuntu but its using intel card. i need to make it work with geforce. But optirun wine riftpatcher.exe saying to me ; ...
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virtual box error after reinstallation of 12.04 64bit [duplicate]

i was trying to uninstall wine, but the command i got from this site destroyed my ubuntu machine. the command was "sudo apt-get remove wine*" or --purge in place of remove would do same thing. it ...
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ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) wine midi has no output

I have UBUNTU 12.04 (KXStudio version) with several MIDI programs that work well both input and output. I installed Wine 1.5.31 so I could run Studio4 by Midisoft. The program runs, accepting MIDI ...
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Running GameRanger on ubuntu 12.10

I have wine installed, and I'm trying to run GameRangerSetup.exe with wine, but it shows the following message on the terminal: err:module:import_dll Library MFC42.DLL (which is needed by ...
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Connection failed message when installing wine

When installing Wine in 12.10 I get the following message: Err http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main fonts-unfonts-core all 1.0.3.is.1.0.2-080608-5ubuntu1 Connection failed Failed to ...
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How to install wine on ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install wine? How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file? I have downloaded Wine-1.5.18.tar.bz2. I don't know how to install it on ubuntu 12.10. Please help ...
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I could not install Wine due to EULA message [duplicate]

I was trying to install Picasa on Ubuntu 12.04 and first had to install Wine which came up with a EULA that I could not see how to agree to. When trying to install Picasa from the terminal I got ...
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Mouse issue in Wine

I'm trying to run a FPS game on wine called Vicinity but once the game starts, I can't move the mouse and when I go to the menu the mouse works (in the menu only). I searched but I didn't find a ...
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How can I add wine programs to the right click context menu?

How can someone automatically add wine programs (such as Microsoft Office) to the right click context menu? In my case specifically the software is installed via play on linux. For example, when a ...
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Problems running a Windows app in Wine [duplicate]

When i download the leagueoflegends.exe from leagueoflegends.exe and trying to run it with the last version of wine, i get nothing, not even an error. (wine works fine with other .exe files) ...
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None of my games are working in Wine

Okay, with the exception of StarCraft I, every game I've installed with with Wine will not run (I've tried C&C 3, Worms Armageddon, and Rome Total War). All the games install fine, but when I try ...
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Spotify under Wine

I am running Spotify under Wine. However, it keeps getting interrupted now and then, and I have to restart Spotify. (I am running Ubuntu 10.10 and Wine 1.2.2). How is this fixed? I have tried ...
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How to install Klok 2 time management software on Adobe AIR with Ubuntu [closed]

How to do this using Adobe AIR running on Wine.
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WINE and items in notification area [closed]

I have an app called Dropbox. I installed it with the help of WINE. Well, I get the icon in the Ubuntu notification area, but when I click on it to open it, it is transparent (see attached image)
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How do I run a windows exe on ubuntu natively?

I'm making an exe file that I want to be able to have run on both linux and windows, but I don't want the exe to have to run in grub. I need it to be an exe as I need it to have basically the same ...