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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How can I install the ubuntu software center. I tried sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center and I get an error

I tried installing many apps already via terminal and all I get is errors which is really starting to bug me alot. So please help me. When I type sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center all I ...
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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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Improve GUI appearance of Wine applications

In many cases Windows programs run ok in Wine, but there is still the annoying problem of their appearance. How to make things look better in Wine, especially fonts? P.S. feel free to edit this ...
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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...
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Chrubuntu 14.04 WINE install unmet dependencies

Okay, I understand that there have been quite a few solutions to this problem. None of them have worked for me. To explain my conundrum I shall post the output of "sudo aptitude install wine1.7". ...
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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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I want to install wine on ubuntu and have a problem with the command in the terminal

I want to install wine on my ubuntu but as i give the command on terminal, next it shows sudo password and what to do next. doesn't know?
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HP CM1312 MFP, Ubuntu, and Microsoft Word

I installed a HP CM1312 MFP under Ubuntu 14, and it works perfectly, but i'm experiencing two little "issues" related to Microsoft Word 2007, which i'm using with Wine. The first one is... that i ...
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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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Link to .exe doesn't launch Wine

When I create a symlink on a .exe and I double click it, nothing happens. Instead, if I double click the original file, Wine opens automatically. Why is this? How can be changed? Can the situation ...
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How to run Windows XP inside Ubuntu

There are several programs only available on Windows. Wine can be a negative experience, so I want to run Windows inside Ubuntu using a virtual machine. It seems that Virtualbox is the standard way, ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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How to run adobe after effects, Premiere, and Dreamweaver CC [on hold]

I'm a graphic artist, coder, and a video editor. I use often use Adobe Dream weaver, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop. Now, I switched to Ubuntu and I tried to ...
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Keyboard is no longer working under wine

I installed Steam by typing: winetricks steam in the terminal. It worked perfectly without any problems (tested on three, quite old games from Sega). Then, inspired by this answer, before trying to ...
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Problems with Cisco QuickVPN client

I've bought a Cisco RVS4000 router, and have set up VPN on the box. The only way to connect to it seems to be through a client called QuickVPN, which Cisco only releases for windows. I've ...
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How do I install Wine without internet connection? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a wireless internet receiver so I can browse the web but it requires an installation disc. The problem is, the install file is an .exe file. I've been trying to install Wine ...
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.desktop shortcut fails to launch program

I have .desktop file on my desktop that serves as a launcher for my application. Recently, i changed the command line for that launch and now clicking on the shortcut gives no visible effect. Here ...
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nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE

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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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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GTA:San Andreas mp & PlayOnLinux

Today I installed the game GTA San Andreas with playonlinux. Now I want to play online, I've installed the samp with playonlinux. But if I start samp.exe with wine, and are trying to connect to ...
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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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Wine needs uninstall of nvidia-cuda-toolkit that I need too!

When I want to install Wine, nvidia-cuda-toolkit has to be uninstalled. Is it really impossible to have both?
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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 play The Sims 4 on Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 with KDE 5. The problem is with vcrun2008. When I try to install it, it fails with error code 84. Executing w_do_call vcrun2008 Executing load_vcrun2008 Using native,builtin ...
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Err 1627 in Wine during NetGear Genie Install

I have a NetGear AC1200 High Gain Wifi USB Adapter(model A6210), and have been trying to get it to work in Ubuntu for my desktop. It works just fine in Windows, but whenever I boot over to Ubuntu I ...
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league of legends on playonlinux instore font rp and ip icons missing

my store is working fine, it just doesn't show boxes and the RP icon and the IP symbol I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have Playonlinux wine con-fig installed internet explorer 8 installed on wine con-fig ...
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Wine problems through PlayOnLinux

I am currently trying to install wine 1.5.9-raw 3 so I can run the game slender on my linux laptop. I am using PlayOnLinux for this, but I have encountered problems with this. I am unable to install ...
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unable to complete installing wine on ubuntu [on hold]

I typed the command "sudo apt-get install wine" which seem to have worked. I navigated past one stop in the process where I had to accept Microsoft's EULA. I'm now stuck after what appears to be ...
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Low FPS on League Of Legends ubuntu 14.04

I have been having real bad FPS on league of legends right after I downloaded league on Ubuntu, I only get 40-55 FPS on very high settings I have league of legends through play on Linux, my specs ...
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how do I configure a local directory in a wine launcher?

ok, so I'm trying to make a portable launcher for my wine application... [Desktop Entry] Name= UMC Type= Application Terminal=true Exec= wine ~/data/Python/x86/python.exe loader.py 'x86' ...
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Why Teamviewer keeps running in the background?

After i installed TeamViewer 8 on Ubuntu 12.10, i noticed a running process under the name of 'teamviewerd', more specifically: /opt/teamviewer8/tv_bin/teamviewerd -f ...
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how to make wine looks like my desktop colour scheme using WINETRICKS in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I notice a post What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?, in the post it was mentioned that I can make wine looks like my Desktop's colour ...
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Running eBay TurboLister 2 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 with Wine?

I was wondering if there was any way I could run eBay TurboLister 2 tool on Ubuntu 14.04.1 with Wine 1.6.2. I got it to install but not run. If anybody has anything to contribute to this, I'd gladly ...
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How to allow wine to access network shares?

I've just installed 14.04 from scratch and made MS Word working thanks to wine (1.7.17 from ppa). The problem is I can't access my network drive shares through wine (I'm in a Office LAN). With the ...
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14.04 system error report. FLAGRANT SYSTEM ERROR? [closed]

FLAGRANT SYSTEM ERROR Computer over. Virus = Very Yes. What are these error messages? I find them in this path:system settings, security and privacy,diagnostics, show previous reports,error ...
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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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Macrorecorder RemoteKeys in Ubuntu

At work I use Windows7 and a very useful program called RemoteKeys. It's a macro manager like Actionaz. It can send complex keystrokes to another application using mouse clicks. ...
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...
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How to share wineprefix?

I want to share a wineprefix between two users on my computer, so that both of them could run Windows programs installed in there. To do so, i moved wineprefix in /usr/share, created a common group ...
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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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Is there any problem with using wine program loader? [closed]

I want to use wine program loader, is there any problem in doing so?
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unable to install Photoshop on ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and latest wine from Ubuntu software center, when I try to install Photoshop CS6 using wine I receive an error. I checked the Allow Executing File As Program in Photoshop ...
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Is wine still installable on a up-to-date ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) amd64 system?

Is there still a way to install wine on amd64? When I try to install wine, I end up with: $ sudo apt install wine1.6-i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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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PlayOnLinux errors installing different wine versions

I tried to install wine 1.5.9-raw3 through PlayOnLinux but Error in POL_Wine_InstallVersion Unable to find version: 1.5.9-raw3 keeps coming up. I already have the most recent wine but I am currently ...
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Unable to install Photoshop CC on Ubuntu 12

Every time I'm trying to install Photoshop using wine by following these steps the installation has problems with copying files. I get following errors in wine: err:ole:CoGetClassObject no class ...
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How to run Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

I'm using an Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu 13.04 (it was gnome 12.04). Before I installed Ubuntu I was using "Windows 7 Home Premium" which ran pretty laggy. So I decided using Ubuntu. I took a bootable ...
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Battle.net Launcher Crashes, typical fix not working. World of Warcraft once run in 64-bit, now saying memory can't be “read”

The typical dbghel fix for wine is NOT WORKING. It worked for a couple days, and then all of a sudden I'm getting Blizzard Errors when I boot up Battle.net AND World of Warcraft (Battle.net launcher ...
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Accidently disabled sound in wine

A few days ago I was trying to run space engineers and one of the solutions that was reccomended was to run in terminal wineSound = DISABLE or something like that. Now I need the sound back, but ...
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Can't get Diablo 3 to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've tried launching Diablo 3 through playonlinux and it always crashes after "Retrieving Hero List" I have the latest version of Wine and I've tried: using the Setarch command putting "-opengl" ...