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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Program fails with strange errors in Wine

I just installed Silhouette Studio in Wine. The installation appeared to finish, but when running the program it hangs infinitely at "initializing." When launched from a terminal, I get the ...
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Striiv and wine not working

I have a Striiv pedometer that I need to sync to my computer. I open the installer with wine and it seems to run, but then just stops and disappears. I have no idea where it goes or what I need to do ...
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installing a store bought game

I bought the sims3 for my kid and am trying to install it on the computer. It won't auto install and I can't seem to figure out how to manually do it either. Please help. Once I have the play on ...
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Clipboard syncronization between wine and X11

I installed Lingoes dictionary in Wine. It has a popup translator that is triggered by clipboard change. When I copy or select an item it must translate the word, but in Wine, when I copy or select a ...
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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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Install printer Lexmark X4690 (ubuntu 12.04)

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and tried to install a printer without sucess (Lexmark X4690) but it seems that this printer is no longer compatible as the last software available was to ubuntu 10, but did ...
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ubuntu 14.04 MS Word 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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Set Wine application icons in Cinnamon or Gnome3

In the above screenshot you can see that I am using a Wine application, Nemo file browser & Firefox, however, I want to use a specific icon for this Wine application too! To be precise I am ...
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Allow user to run programs as root without password. Would it be the correct solution to my problem?

I have a server which I need to be running certain programs permanently; I'm having problems with two of them and I'm not sure if the solution I've found would be the correct one, so I ask for opinion ...
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Wine can't load module p11-kit-trust.so

I'm in 13.10 64 bit and I've installed wine from the official repositories. Running wineboot or trying to install any .exe gets me the following message: p11-kit: couldn't load module: ...
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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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How do I upgrade wine in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to run windows office 2007 enterprise on Ubuntu 12.04. I have been able to launch and write something on it. But it crashes when I try to save anything. Since Office 2007 has got a good ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dependencies [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Wine & receive the following message after pressing install, any ideas how to fix this? This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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Is it possible migrate existing programs installed in windows? [duplicate]

Can I move my already installed programs to my ubuntu installation, and if so can someone give me the general gist of it? I'm pretty good with a computer so if you give me the general outline I should ...
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Running installed windows programs

How to run windows programs(which are already installed in windows) on ubunt 12.04; I have installed ubuntu through wubi installer and both windows and ubuntu exist.
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Video Card not detected in Steam on Wine

I am new to Linux and was hoping someone can help me get Shogun 2 up and running in Steam which was downloaded via PlayonLinux. Currently, the game installs and shows a license screen briefly before ...
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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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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 ...