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 to access the internet on 64 bit UBUNTU through wine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and Wine 1.6. I downloaded Wine to be able to run YTD (youtube download manager), an application meant for windows. Sadly, it tells me that there is no internet ...
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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 to open Warcraft 3 with Wine in resolution other than 800x600?

I just installed Warcraft 3 with wine on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I open it via "wine war3.exe" it opens with the screen all messed up where i can see the desktop and a small corner of the screen. so i ...
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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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Starcraft 2 Ubuntu 14.04 Installation For a Noob

I know people have got this working but i'm frustrated and i don't have any more hair to pull out. I followed some online instructions here ...
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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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I am having trouble downloading Wine onto my Linux Mint 17 [duplicate]

I type in: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa I put in my password, then this comes up: You are about to add the following PPA to your system: Welcome to the Wine Team PPA. Here ...
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How can I copy from ubuntu and paste in wine application like Foxit [on hold]

When I copy a text from Firefox or gedit in Ubuntu and try to paste into a Wine app like Foxit PDF reader it doesn't paste it, it replaces the paragraph with a Chinese character. When I do the inverse ...
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Crashes relating to certain graphical programs and games with ATI Radeon HD 3650 [on hold]

Whenever i play a "graphics-card intensive" game, or use google earth for a period longer than a couple of minutes, the game freezes and the monitor turns black. It then stays that way until i reboot. ...
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How to make Picasa image viewer my default image viewer?

I installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine some days ago. I want to make Picasa image viewer as my default image viewer. So I tried this in the Default applications, but I can't find an entry ...
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Installing MS Office 2013 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to install Microsoft Office 2013 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit). I have downloaded an iso file of said product and installed wine1.4-i386 using the apt-get command on the terminal. The ...
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How to successfully install osu! using wine1.6?

How can I completely and successfully install osu! using wine1.6? Here is the download link in case anyone wanted to try. Sorry for the lack of information but thats all I could really think of ...
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How to install Wine

I am looking for a step by step instruction to guide me in the ways of installing, configuring and debugging many of the issues new users have when dealing with Wine in Ubuntu. What is the ...
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Picasa installed using Wine is unable to access some NTFS partitions?

Recently I installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine. After performing a Wine configuration I was able to access all the images in the NTFS partitions on my hard disk. I performed Wine ...
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SteelSeries Engine or Siberia v2 illumination mode

I have SteelSeries Siberia v2 Frost Blue and I would like to switch it's illumination mode. Is there any way to run SteelSeries Engine under the Ubuntu (mine is 13.04)? I tried to run it under the ...
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Wine: How to run .bat file and how to set the path in bat files [on hold]

I have .bat File i used to run in windows it uses java file so i have set everything and tried to run using wine cmd. It gives me some error of file not found if possible can any one say the reason? ...
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Unity3d & Unity WebPlayer Can't get these working

I'm trying to get Unity3d work on Ubuntu 14.04 and also Unity Webplayer. As a young Game developer, its very important I have Unity (Game Engine) so I can continue to make games. I tried Installing ...
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How get Join.me in Ubuntu?

I'd like to know if there's any way of getting join.me to work in Ubuntu? I'm not looking for a similar software. I need it to be join.me.
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Okay, so for starters, hi. :P I'm a -complete- Ubuntu noob, so please be gentle in your criticism, and if you find a glaringly obvious error, please point it out! :D But don't pull your hair out, ...
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Error installing Foxit Reader using wine

I am trying to install foxit reader on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My installation starts fine, but then halfway through I get the following error : C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit ...
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Wine 1.7, ubuntu 14.04, world of warcraft [duplicate]

I have installed wine 1.7. When I launch battle.net launcher, wow launcher or wow.exe, it always says "Data//wow-update-base-17325.MPQ: World of Warcraft can’t make a required change to an archive ...
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Netflix is sluggish when playing videos in HD.

I am using Netflix desktop (https://launchpad.net/netflix-desktop) which is basically just an application for Ubuntu which uses Firefox running in/under Wine. Everything works phenomenal, but the HD ...
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How can i open the .auz (Authorization File) to Authorize Ableton live 8.2.2

I want first to say that i am completely new to Ubuntu,i installed it one week ago. I already watched the solutions to this problem and tried them all: i checked on system32 that all the necessary ...
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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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how to download gta san andreas on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

i wanna a download link of grand theft auto san andreas version linux ubuntu 12.04 please anyone give me a download link of mta san andres and gta san andreas version linux ubuntu 12.04
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Wine 1.6.2 on latest Ubuntu gives this error [duplicate]

When I am trying to run a windows application on the latest Ubuntu, the wine quits and gives this error: Unhandled exception: illegal instruction in 32-bit code (0x005832d8). Register dump: CS:0073 ...
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Write a Script to install an application under wine

I have a non-techy friend who's giving Ubuntu a shot and I'm basically undertaking the challenge of trying to make it as painless as possible. He would like to install iTunes on his machine but I'd ...
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Wine is ignoring the setting for each application in winecfg and automatically going to global settings? [duplicate]

Basically wine ignores the setting i put for apps and keep using the default which dosn't work for some apps. I've already tried doing a clean install of my Ubuntu 14.04 and then installing wine but ...
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Rhino 3D 5.0 64bit

I would do anything to get Rhino 5 working on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. First the extension of the file is .msi. I have tried using CrossOver to install it, but failed. I tried to install it using wine ...
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Error extracting setup 1 cab

I was trying to install a game called Osu! on wine. I set up prefix in 64 bit wine version 1.7.3. When I run the .exe file of the game. A error shows up saying 'error extracting setup_1.cab.The file ...
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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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How do I remove wine and playonlinux completely?

PlayOnLinux isn't working, so I uninstalled and then re-installed it. But still it isn't working. I think I did not uninstall it correctly. Could someone help me?
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WineApp…Unimplemented function msvcr90.dll [duplicate]

I downloaded Wine because I use photokey for my photos. I attepmted to open the program after I downloaded it. The message below is what I encountered. Please help!!!! Unhandled exception: ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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How to run 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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Problem with Mono and .exe file

I have purchased a piece of software to configure programable radio control transmitters. It says it will run on Linux, see below: Digital Radio runs on: Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/XP Microsoft ...
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Tomb Raider 2013 Steam Wine - How to compile Wine Patch?

I wanted to install Tomb Raider 2013 over Steam with Wine 1.7.22. The problem is, that the game stops after the profile loader. This problem is well known: ...
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How to close Viber in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS User, so does anyone know, how to disable the Viber icon and/or disable the program, after launch? I have installed the Windows version trough Wine, because I am a 32 bit ...
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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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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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Application icon disappears from Ubuntu launcher

I checked the forum topics and tried various suggested solutions but none worked to resolve this issue. OS: Ubuntu 12.04: Accounts: Administrator (Administrator), Resource (Standard) Wine: 1.4 ...
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Romanian charset not properly displayed in wine [closed]

If any of you can help me to make BibleWorks 9 to work under Linux please, as I've tried hard but unfortunately I can not figure it out what is missing. I've start thinking that a font or something ...
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How to install Microsoft Office 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

My system is running on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) and I have already installed wine-1.6.2, and when I go and double click on setup.exe icon, I get the following Setup Error dialog: Setup can't find ...
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Adobe Photoshop CC crashes through PlayOnLinux

I have installed Adobe Photoshop CC using PlayOnLinux and following this tutorial. My computer is a Dell Inspiron 3537 (here's the spcifications), I'm using a 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04, with Wine 1.6 and ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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PlayOnLinux: Wine crashes (Problem 1) [duplicate]

I've posted about this on: http://www.playonlinux.com/en/topic-12143.html But this website is easier to navigate (I can go back to my questions :|) and has a great community. So here's what's in the ...
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Acroread can't edit annotations: Commenting Not Allowed

so I started annotating a pdf on a windows machine but then I wanted to make some changes on my linux machine later. I have the native linux acroread 9 installed which can do comments but there's a ...
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Wine Corrupted, stream libraries, everything?

I can't remove wine at all, I cannot sudo apt-get remove, purge, or autoremove without error.I've tried removing the /usr/bin/wine files, everything. I am at a complete loss, as every suggestion I've ...