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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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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Is it possible to use wine to run window games that is already installed on a external hard drive (and to install future software on the external)?

I would like to know if it is possible to run windows games that is already on and installed on a external hard drive and have it load up though wine, or they have to be installed by wine first before ...
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Is running Windows 7 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu comparable to Windows 7 alone?

I like Ubuntu for its speed and security, but I play many Windows-only games that don't run very well (or at all) in WINE. I don't want to have a dual-boot setup either because it would be quite ...
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Failed to download package files. Check your internet connection

I get this message any time I try to install PlayOnLinux from the software center. I know that my internet connection is fine. i want to install PlayOnLinux for instal MicrosoftOffice but everytime ...
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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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Installing WINE 14.04 (with nvidia proprietary drivers enabled)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install WINE but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE (translated ...
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installing iTunes

Hi guys I’m newbie in Ubuntu world! So guys I’m running Ubuntu 14.04 / 64bits, and I installed iTunes 64 bits version 10.7.0 using wine! While trying to run iTunes I always get this error: Itunes was ...
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How do I remove Netflix-Desktop completely

The script to install Netflix-Desktop downloaded everything needed except for Firefox. I keep trying to remove the program through "sudo apt-get remove --purge netflix-desktop". However, when I ...
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SanDisk SecureAccess software

SanDisk USB flash drives come with a password and file encryption software called SecureAccess v1.0 and the update is v2.0. This doesn't work on my UBUntu Studio 12.04 LTS OS. Their website states its ...
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Run a wine application fullscreen on a single monitor from dual-monitor setup

I have a dual-monitor system, running Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3 desktop. I want to run a fullscreen wine application on one monitor (I'll call it "secondary"), while another ("primary") will not be ...
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Wine problem - Wacom pressure not responding

I'm a new Ubuntu user, I've tried fedora before for a couple of weeks on a friend's pc and I fell in love with linux, I was told ubuntu was easier for linux new comers and that why I installed it :) ...
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How to uninstall a particular dll from winetricks?

Have Googled for this but couldn't find a way to re-install riched20.dll I installed to install a Windows application (I don't remember the application) some days ago. Is there anyway(command-line or ...
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Issues with Wine screen resolution

Hardware: Very old Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop, onboard video, no driver support. Planning on buying a new computer soon, but wondering if this is a hardware issue which could be solved by buying a new ...
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Problems with Photoshop on Wine

I want to run the photoshopcs5Launcher.sh in wine so I run the command : sudo ./PhotoshopCS5Launcher.sh I get message : wine: /home/srtpl/.wine/wineprefixes/PhotoshopCS5 is not owned by you ...
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How can I install fonts in Wine?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I just installed Wine. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5 sudo apt-get install winetricks The installation ...
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Origin won't load through Wine

I have Origin installed. When I go to open it it flickers like it's going to open but then Wine closes and Origin doesn't load. I've read the Wine boards and the Ubuntu boards and nothing is helping. ...
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no link on wine download page?

I've opened the link https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/wine1.3/ but I can't find the download link. If I click on the download button it offers me Ubuntu the options on the side just bring me ...
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Application doesn't launch after insalling on ubuntu 13.10

I recently have switched to ubuntu 13.10 and have completely unistalled windows. Now my problem is be it with synaptic, wine, vlc player, cairo dock, docky, they all gets downloaded and installed but ...
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How to use Live Meeting on Ubuntu

I am attending this online English course that only works with Microsoft Live Meeting. I bought a new laptop since I will be in Germany for the next three months (I am Italian) and I installed Ubuntu ...
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Using playonlinux 4.2.2 results in error message

When I do start any program in playonlinux or install additional components you get back the following message: Error in POL_Call Function POL_Install_ does not exist!
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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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Terminal error File system read only (Solo lectura)

When I install a terminal application in the following error occurs Cuando instalo una applicacion por terminal me ocurre el siguiente error omega@omega-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] ...
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Anywhere to download Wine for Xubuntu? [duplicate]

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB wifi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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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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PS3 Qtsixa error/bug

So, I have Qtsixa on my computer, and I have tried to make it work on games, but It will not work; it just controls my computer as a mouse would. By the way I am not using Bluetooth, I am just using a ...
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tradesignalonline.com/katsomo.fi add-on Wine Firefox/Internet Explorer [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to get this site to work? On this site it tells me that I need to be in Windows using Internet Explorer or Firefox. Well, I tried to do it using Internet Explorer and Firefox ...
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How to install Photoshop CS 6 extension?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and have Photoshop CS6 under Wine. I downloaded Photoshop extension (.zxp file) and started it via Wine, but I have an error I thought that I may have not installed Adobe ...
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Executing *.exe file from mounted ISO. No permissions

I'm trying to run *.exe file from ISO that I've mounted, but I can't. Wine says "Access denied". Any ideas how to receive permission to run this file?
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How do I run wine through Qemu?

Say im running an ARM based platform but I want to run wine for a simple non-graphically intensive application. Example: MS Office. How does one achieve this?
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Ubuntu Server apply group policy to Windows Client

If I have a Ubuntu Server, could I apply Window Local Policies through ? All my clients are Window 7 computers. I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server, but I want to see if I could use my Ubuntu Server. I ...
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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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wine - Can't run Gothic II The Night of the Raven (black screen)

After running the game I see just black screen, but I can control it with keyboard or mouse. I tried to run with compatibility with Windows 98 and emulated virtual desktop but it didn't help.
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Wifi is not working, host with no internet connection [closed]

I built a 4.4ghz amd with 32g ram and 1tb hd along with a secondary 240g ssd for my gaming. This is my ABSOLUTE first time utilizing and attempting to run a non Microsoft Windows OS. Now, the ...
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Can't find packages, Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install wine 1.6 but the Terminal keeps saying it can't find the packages. And when I tried to add it to the repository it says i'm not using the correct PPA name. sudo ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS VPS + Wine + .exe + ttf Fonts + Autologon and Autostart

I have 2 Questions to any Linux or Ubuntu PRO here: 1)How to install wingding.ttf under Wine (in Ubuntu Server). ...i tried many ways and i can use this font under LibreOffice e.g. but it doesnt work ...
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Privileges Denied : Trying to Change setting of an application

I am a newbee, i've installed wine-1.6.1 (following , Can Wine support Office 2007?). Later i did install IDM successfully, right clicking the .exe file and choosing "open with wine windows program ...
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Application require Administrator Authentication

I have installed wine simulator in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And I have 2 users on my machine Administrator User (Administrator Account) Net User (Standard Account) Now both user able to install ...
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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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WINE: minor delay on sound playback

When running a game under WINE pulseaudio is showing a constant delay of what I would estimate to be 100-200ms that on occasion climbs to over 500ms. I can't put my finger on why it increases on some ...
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Is Wine what I think it is? [duplicate]

My first impression is that Wine is a simulated Windows environment which uses free (and presumably open source) libraries as an alternative to Microsoft's proprietary libraries. Those libraries ...
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Wine - Using Native Icon for Program

When I run a wine program, the icon that is used in the Gnome Dock is the generic wine icon, so when I run Photoshop or League of Legends then the icon is the wine icon. (I'm not talking about the ...
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running old msdos/windows program qa4 ver 4.0 on ubuntu 13.10

Looking for more info on this because I'm not sure how to qualify my qa4 v4.0 program (symantic). It runs on ms-dos, but also runs as a windows program in win3, 98, xp. It won't run under win7. I ...
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Can't remove wine 1.4 rc5

I installed Wine 1.4 rc5. Later I realised that this wine won't work because there is no sound. I removed it using Synaptic Package Manager and installed Wine 1.2 which is the stable version of Ubuntu ...
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Problems after installing Alice Madness Returns game

I installed the game "Alice Madness Returns" on my Ubuntu 12.04 and everything went OK until the part where you Activate the game. I got this Error message box: Program Error The Program ...
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Wine will not use my GPU

Okay, so I have been trying to fix this issue for quite sometime. I have an AMD A8 CPU/APU running with an ATI 6670 (or something like that). I have turned off the integrated graphics card and I am ...
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Execute Blackberry Desktop Software

I need Blackberry Desktop Software because my pics are encrypted and my computer can't read them, and looks like that program is the only way to decrypt them. But I can't execute the program on Wine. ...
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How do i get oblivion to stop crashing?

I'm using Ubuntu Distribution 12.04 and trying to run Oblivion, I used playonlinux to install it to a virtual drive along with using wine. I think the problem is I have a bugged graphics card or ...
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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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Problem with installation of 'World of Warcraft' with new 'WoW client' [closed]

As the title says, I have problems to install WoW on my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit system. I installed the new Wine v.1.7 and started to run the new WoW client. As soon as opened, I put in my e-mail address ...
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Still cannot install Halo: Combat Evolved

I have been trying all week to install Halo: Combat Evolved on my laptop. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and Wine 1.6.2. I insert the game disc into the disc drive and it loads. I start setup and ...