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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Is there any other way to play windows games on ubuntu?

I tried using wine but it makes the gameplay lag too much. I don't want to go back to windows just to play games. I love ubuntu way too much. So can anyone tell me any methods to play games on my ...
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Office 2010 on 14.04 under wine?

How do I run Office 2010 on Ubuntu 14.04 under wine? While Libre Office opens many files not all are readable.
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Issue with libgbm1 being held back in 14.04.02

Sorry if this is long , but I wanted to get all the details I could in. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 . I updated the video drivers from Noveau to xorg-edgers Nvidia 304.125 . Xorg-edgers ...
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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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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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Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL

I have installed Sketchup on my computer with with WineTricks, however this time I get the following error message when I start sketchup (after the intro window): I googled the error and found out ...
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How do I change the resolution of Terraria with PlayOnLinux?

I recently got Terraria, and I'm playing it on my Ubuntu machine with PlayOnLinux. I just set it up with the nice little installer from PlayOnLinux. However, when I run it, the Wine desktop comes up ...
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Help running FightCade application?

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to get the application FightCade (fightcade.com) up and running. I followed the directions in the readme file, but have run up against a wall: I used the terminal to ...
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How to re-install libgcc1:i386 which breaks libgcc1?

So, I went and did something very stupid. I have ubuntu-toolchain-r repository added to repositories which has up to some time ago provided libgcc1:i386 among other things. For a some time now the ...
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Command-line Win32 programs under Ubuntu SERVER 14.04?

Is there any way to get setup Wine in such a way, that allows me to run, at least, command-line-based programs when Ubuntu Server has no GUI? :X
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Using AVRISP MKII and AVR Studio4 in Ubuntu 14.04

Not sure that this is the correct forum, if it isn't just tell me where I should be. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on a Vostro 1500 laptop. I have installed ATMEl AVR Studio 4.18 along with ...
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How do we install Java in Wine?

I have a Windows file.exe and I need Wine and Java to open it. I don't know how to install Java in Wine. When I try to open Java setup it says Wrapper.CreateFile failed with error 32: Sharing ...
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How to install Dashlane on Ubuntu?

I use the password manager Dashlane on Windows. However, I cannot use the same on Ubuntu. I tried installing it using Wine but it didn't help. Can anybody suggest alternative methods?
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Problem installing Serato DJ with Wine 1.7?

After FINALLY being able to get the installer to open for Serato DJ, I begin the process of installing it. It brings up the license agreement, and I check Agree, then hit INSTALL. It initializes the ...
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.exe compatibility layer?

Is there a piece of software that will let me run .exe files as soon as I install the program, without having to go through a complicated process like Wine or PlayOnLinux makes me do? I would like to ...
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I want to Install Wine without an internet connetion?

I have Ubuntu 12.10, and I don't have any internet connection on my PC. Please give me a Link for a Deb Package and Its DEPENDENCIES How can I install wine without Internet?
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Ubuntu 12.04-Wine-Hearthstone/battle.net installing CRASH/FREEZING?

OK guys so I'm new to Ubuntu I couldn't run 14.04 but i finally got 12.04 up and running 100% so I was learning how to install hearthstone on Ubuntu and everything was going perfect from the guide I ...
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Omega Driver conflicting with Wine

After having installed the AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Proprietary driver on my Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 64bit; Wine has been unable to run. I am wondering what would be causing this problem. and how can I ...
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How to make a “clean wineprefix” in a terminal?

I'm trying to install wmp10 through Wine so I can use the digital library accessing programme Overdrive. (Installing wmp10 through PlayOnLinux doesn't enable the DRM that allows Overdrive to work, ...
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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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Netgear WiFi Adapter not picking up wifi on channel 12 or 13

I changed OS from Windows 8 to Ubuntu and was using a Netgear WIFI adapter for my windows machine. I is a WNDA3100 v2 adapter supporting 802.11b/g/n and 5GHz. I used ndiswrapper and Wine to install ...
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Cannot install.msstyles theme on wine

I can't install my Windows aero msstyles theme in wine. I used PlayOnLinux to install iTunes 10 and during the installation, it installed a Royale theme and was in Windows XP. I went to configure ...
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How to install Playmemories home Software?

I use Sony Vaio laptop. And I would like to install playmemories home, which is a software developed and released by Sony which is not available for Linux I believe. But for a testing I want to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-Wine-Hearthstone/battle.net installing CRASH!

OK guys so I'm new to Ubuntu I couldn't run 14.04 but i finally got 12.04 up and running 100% so I was learning how to install hearthstone on Ubuntu and everything was going perfect from the guide I ...
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HOW CAN I HELP? [closed]

I want to help Linux, in general but I don't know what to do I took some VB in high school and have lost that knowledge! However I am still a new to this and I want to do what I can to help make this ...
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How to change the default audio in Wine to Alsa only

I am trying to change the default Audio sound system to ALSA so it fixes some sound issues. How can this be done? Am using 1.3.x branch from PPA which is much better than the 1.1.x and 1.2.x in every ...
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Pokemon Uranium Problem on Wine [closed]

I am using a Macbook Pro Version 10.10.2, and I have OSX Yosemite. I've been trying for hours to get Wine, and I downloaded the 1.6.1 version of Wine. Then, on the Windows file, Pokemon Uranium Beta ...
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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 install adobe after effects with wine on ubuntu 14.10?

I'm a video editor and a film maker. I want to use Adobe After effects to make graphical contents for my work. I would like to install it in my Ubuntu even while I have Windows. Can I install it on ...
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Three urgent questions [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit (customized by it@ school project officials to suit the the students). My question is if i install this Ubuntu to the PC 1) Can I update it to new version of Ubuntu? ...
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Viruses in wine? [duplicate]

The Story I installed wine some time ago, and after trying out some versions of Cinema 4D that were "free", I looked in the comments of the videos, and saw some people complaining about viruses. I ...
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How can I install IDL 8.4 from .pkg installation file on Ubuntu?

I would like to install the IDL 8.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04... The installation requires starting the Install_IDLENVI.pkg installation app. Everything I have tried so far following various advices on ...
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Recover Wine menus in Lubuntu 12.04

Some error deleted my Wine menus. (LX Panel was crashed by another app and the Wine menu was gone) Wine is installed but not visible in the menu. Do not flag as clone of similar questions (like this ...
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Steam not responsive in browser (Wine)

When I open up Steam through Wine, it becomes unresponsive and only partially loads the page in Store, Community and "User". But, I can access Library and click on things in it. Screenshot of what is ...
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Steam showing “No Connection” (Wine)

I installed Steam using Wine and when I try to access the marketplace and it fails to connect and says "No Connection" at the bottom, even though I am connected through a wire. I don't have enough ...
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14.04 Installing Nvidia Tool Kit Problems

Alright, I was trying to install wine and had some issues like in this post: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE I Now I got started attempting to install the stuff ...
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Importing jabref xml reference file for Microsoft word on PlayOnLinux

I manged to successfully install Microsoft Word on PlayOnlinux. I use jabref for references which can generate an XML file which can be imported into word for citation. I can do this on word on MS ...
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Problems related to Wine, ProShow Producer

Over the years, I've installed on my PC different versions of Linux, from Red Hat, Mandrake, Suse and now Ubuntu. Every time I'm a bit disappointed and I've to go back to Windows, as I'm unable to run ...
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SolidWorks on Ubuntu 13.04?

I am a Bioengineering student who works with SolidWorks and I would like to be able to run it on Ubuntu 13.04. Short of having to install Windows, what methods are available and which works best? If ...
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Unability of opening documents in Microsoft Word 2010

I am not able to open certain documents in Microsoft Word 2010. When I double click on the document there is a program error displayed saying The program DW20.EXE has encountered a serious problem ...
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Problem while instaling wine on 64bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wine for a long time now and i tried many different ways to do it i tried installing it using terminal : sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa` sudo app-get update sudo ...
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Lubuntu and Belkin F5U103v usb to serial : can i make it work under WINE?

I have a BELKIN usb-to-serial adapter, model F5U103v. The accompanied drivers (at that time) are only for Windows XP. My question: I have Windows XP software that communicates via Belkin ...
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How can I install Visual Studio? [duplicate]

How can I install Visual Studio? I'd prefer to use it in Wine or PlayOnLinux if possible.
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Running a windows screensaver via wine [duplicate]

I'm trying to get Free Fire Screensaver to run on my Kubuntu 14.10 machine. I've managed to install it under wine and now have an .exe file to start the fire effect (which works exactly as it should, ...
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How to install from two .ISO images? [duplicate]

I mount the first one, run the Setup (it's a Windows program), and when it asks for DISC 2, I try to unmount the ISO, but it says it can't be unmounted because it's busy, which is obvious. In Windows, ...
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Wine sound problem? or Winetricks problem?

I don't know if this is the right place to post this. But I had Skyrim working over USB Flash drive before, but after like the 4th I started it up Its not working. I think it has something to do with ...
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Unable to download videos using IDM on Ubuntu

I have installed Wine and I have installed IDM on it. However, I do not get the link which asks me whether I want to download the video on the page which I get while using Windows. As a result, I am ...
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Installation with wine error

I downloaded vds 6.0 (a script type programming language for windows OS's) and now I am trying to install it in ubuntu 14.04. I looked at wine app database and I found that vds 6 works on wine. Here ...
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Adding another Wine or “Virtual Drive” to removable USB and playing games from it

I have recently installed 14.04 Ubuntu on my Chromebook using crouton. I am not much of a Ubuntu person, nor Linux. My Chromebooks capacity is 16 GB, and I only get to use about 8-9 GB. I already ...
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Christmas Shopper Simulator on Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr [duplicate]

I want to try playing a game that I've seen a lot of videos on. It is called Christmas Shopper Simulator. I got the .msi file from the site, and tried to run it using Wine Windows Program Loader. ...