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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A Wine v1.61:1.6.3 install locked up about 2/3rds through.

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. I tried to install Wine version above and it locked up and greyed out the install window about 2/3rds through install. No messages, no warning; just stopped. Do I need to ...
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VMBox and Wine?

I support software for a homeowners association which has evolved to Windows 7 using Office 2007(especially Access with a lot of VisualBasic and reports) and Quickbooks as the principal data ...
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Rocket League won't run in Wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. As far as I know, I've satisfied all the needed dependencies to run Rocket League in Wine, but it doesn't seem to run. Here's my terminal output from opening Steam to ...
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How to exclude certain device from being grabbed by PulseAudio?

To cut a long story short: I have a specific case with application run in Wine. The thing is this application is not seeing my sound input device when this device is grabbed by PulseAudio. ...
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Need help with Wine d3d9

I configured wine, and install all the things I would need for gaming, and configured the change settings part of Winetricks, but the thing is, that if I want to open an .exe or a windows app, nothing ...
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wine problem running .exe file - TLS library not found ubuntu 14.10 [on hold]

i had the 2 errors from this post: Install dotnet 2.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 without using Wine1.7 i solved the ntlm_auth issue bay installing winbind, but the TLS library not found persists. ...
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Bad sound and video quality on World of Tanks (Through WINE)

I have installed World of Tanks using Play on Linux and the installation was successful. When I enter the game (apart from the longer than expected loading times), the sound quality is poor (i.e. ...
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Wine application in system tray

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Somehow I managed to minimize one Wine application into system tray from where it cannot be restored - it does not respond neither to double-click nor to right-click nor ...
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DRM issues 15.04

I am trying to watch NBC Sports on my Ubuntu machine. I currently have 15.04 installed. I have tried using both Chrome and Firefox. Chrome (updated) has flash 18, which is good. I've read though that ...
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How can I install Wine in 15.04 when there are unmet dependencies?

When I try to install Wine in Ubuntu 15.04, I get the following message: >sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Hearthstone graphics glitch (shadows on Blackrock board)

Specs: VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560] (rev a1) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 83b5 Kernel driver in use: nvidia Ubuntu 15.04 - Linux-x86_64 NVIDIA ...
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Hearthstone on PlayOnLinux: I can ALT+TAB out of the game, but I can't ALT+TAB back in

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Hearthstone via PlayOnLinux and it works excellently. The only problem is that I can Alt+Tab out of Hearthstone to go to another application, but I can't Alt+Tab ...
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Can't install dotnet

Every time I do winetricks dotnet20 The install window comes up, I hit next, and then it crashes. Here's what the terminal says l@l-Aspire-5515:~$ winetricks dotnet20 Executing w_do_call ...
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Install dotnet 2.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 without using Wine1.7

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit, and have the following wine packages installed - $ apt --installed list|grep wine wine/vivid,now 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu8 amd64 [installed] wine-gecko2.21/vivid,now ...
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Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher

I frequently run a windows program with wine. When I open this program it shows up in the unity launcher as wine instead of the actual opened program. I have made a desktop launcher with the right ...
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How does one create a custom application launcher for Wine installed apps?

I'm able to locate stuff with the dash home then drag it down to the launcher bar on the left of the desktop, but what if the application installed via Wine isn't found via the dash search? I've right ...
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Still can't install wine since Ubuntu 14.04

I have been reading countless questions regarding issues about Wine on 14.04, and despite all that, I still can't install/compile it on my machine. While you do have a lot of duplicate questions about ...
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Need help launching rocket league through playonlinux [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is fine through opening PlayonLinux, Steam, and Rocket League. I'm also running xboxdrv trying to get controller support. The controller is recognized fine and I ...
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How to use microsoft maren in ubuntu?

So there is this app which is called microsoft maren that allows you to type arabic using an english keyboard (you type in english characters and it transliterate it to arabic). Thing is this app is ...
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Wine - installing SW: JK: JA

I have successfully installed Jedi Academy (well, at least I think so), but when I try to run it, it freezes at the intro screen. The screen where is the logo. Only key that is working is ESC and ...
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Problem running battle.net in wine 1.7

So, using 14.04 LTS, I ran the command shown in this link, to download wine 1.7, and the battle.net client, and everything installed fine. The problem is that a necessary dropdown menu won't work. To ...
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Using Wine and playonlinux

I cant seem to install anything that is Windows based using wine or Playonlinux. Everything always crashes, Pokerstars, Blackchip poker, Command and conquer, Marvel heroes... Why won't anything I ...
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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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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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How do I use Photoshop via wine on Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

If you have any experiences on using Photoshop via Wine then please share with me about your experience.
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Photoshop installation issaue-Unable to preserve original file

I am trying to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 14.04 using wine . I am gettimg following error during installation- Exit Code: 7 Please see specific errors below for troubleshooting. For example, ...
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Running Adobe setup after installing wine

I am trying to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 14.04?I followed this answer and ran below commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Wine Steam Error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function x3daudio1_7.dll.X3DAudioInitialize called in 32-bit code (0x7b83ba4e)

I am trying to implement a patch fix for the addressed error in the title. I found the following wine-git patch that was said to address the issue: ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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How Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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wine-1.7.50 works for some not for others

I can get it to work for Explorer++.exe which is 64 bits but not for notepadd++.exe which is a 32 bit . wine: Bad EXE format for Z:\home\notepad++.exe. winedump of the exe is here: Contents of ...
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Why is there .exe process on my system monitor?

Title says it all :) Why is there .exe process on my system monitor ? Is this because i installed wine ? Screenshot :
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How do you uninstall Spotify Linux Preview on Ubuntu?

I was on PlayOnLinux and saw the Wine version of Spotify and wanted to uninstall the Linux Preview to get the Wine version since it said not enough disk space for the installation so hopefully the ...
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Can't run an .exe file unless I'm in its directory

I'm running Quantal 32-bit with Wine 1.4.1 installed. I have a particular .exe file of an old game (Aliens vs Predator Gold Edition) that runs flawlessly, but it refuses to run unless I am in its ...
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What is [ 0.4486641 ACPI PCC probe failed] starting version 219?

That message just stays there forever and I have to reload Ubuntu 15.04 all over again to continue using computer. I've loaded wine, PlayOnLinux, and a few games. Also loaded steam. All works well for ...
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How to increase limits for processes created from fstab?

I am using ciopfs in Ubuntu 14.04 to mount a case insensitive version of a game folder which is the target for a wine-based modding program. Unfortunately, as the modding tool parses through all the ...
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How do I download Wine 1.4?

When I try to go download Wine, It says "There isn’t a software package called “wine1.4” in your current software sources." I've already checked the Wiki page, but it says to just "install" it, which ...
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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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Downloading Wine from the Ubuntu Software Center

In the Ubuntu Software Center, I attempted to download the application Wine. However, it reported that there is not a program called wine in my current software sources. I also tried to download it in ...
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Do Wine Viruses only work while Wine is running?

I heard Linux can get viruses through Wine,and I was curious if the viruses work only while Wine is running. In other words, could I stop a virus from doing it's thing by just quitting Wine?
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Wine / Crossover shows ugly fonts (not related to anti-aliasing)

This problem is hard to describe with words so I'll put here a picture. The left is MS Office 2010 running inside a VM (This is how it's supposed to look) The right is Office 2010 running with Wine ...
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How can I play a game I already have with PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed PlayOnLinux on my PC, and was wondering if I could play the copy of Skyrim on my Steam account from PlayOnLinux without installing a new copy, as it only seems to allow. Is there ...
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in Ubuntu 14.04.3 UCK tool,I can't install wine 1.6 or wine1.7 [duplicate]

I can install wine1.7 successfully by following commond,but can't install in uck tool Why is this happening and how can I fix it? $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa $ sudo apt-get update ...
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Install Adobe Acrobat XI with wine

Adobe Acrobat XI has a silver rating on WineHQ, meaning it should work, right? I right click acrobat.exe, and the installation wizard pops up and installs successfully with no errors. However, I tick ...
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How to install LINE (messaging app) on Ubuntu

I would like to install LINE chat platform on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system. Please, could anyone provide me the steps to successfully install this software?. I've been trying to install this software ...
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Is there a way I can get five9 java based dailer to work with ubuntu?

I work from home for a call center and the software we use is based on java and is called Five9 or CVV agent. It only works with Windows and Mac but not Linux. I called the tech support and they told ...
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Resolving Wine Dependency Errors

Here's the broken package problem I get from wine: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: wine1.7-i386 (= 1:1.7.12-0ubuntu1) E: Unable to correct problems, you have held ...
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How do I access Linux commands from Wine?

How can I use wine cmd to access ubuntu terminal or export commands from wine cmd or IPtables for instance or program a software via vb6 that uses iptables in ubuntu or run sh files via vb6 software ...
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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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Running .Net 4.0 application with Wine

I'm attempting to run a simple program in Wine, under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, however it complains that fixme:mscoree:parse_supported_runtime sku=L".NETFramework,Version=v4.0" not implemented ...