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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Multiple keypresses not working properly in games

I have an issue with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10 but this has been going on since 9.10. I tried to test on a Wine game (Mass Effect 3) and on a native Linux game (Left for Dead 2 on Steam) both with ...
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How to open a Wine app in specified resolution and don't break the default resolution?

I have got a small problem. I want to run a fullscreen application in Wine. The application requires minimum resolution of 1024x768. Maximum resolution of my screen is 1366x768. The problem is, that ...
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Error while trying to run Skype via Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

As many previous Windows users do, I hate what Microsoft has done with the Linux version of Skype. A lot of my premium features are missing, and I desperately need them for my job. I installed wine ...
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How do I install `Platypus` (and NaturallySpeaking 12 Premium) on Ubuntu 13.10 x64?

For the record, I have all of the following packages installed on my machine: wine wine-gecko1.4 wine-gecko1.4:i386 wine1.4 wine1.4-amd64 wine1.4-dev wine1.4-i386-i386 winetricks I created a ...
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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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PlayonLinux — my game freezes if I press the alt key

I am playing League of Legends on PlayonLinux. Unfortunately the game freezes if I press the alt-key. This is bad because you need to use the alt key fairly often in the game. How can I fix this? ...
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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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How to pass file as argument in .desktop file for wine application

I actually want to ask two questions: Where can I find more about available arguments/parameters shortcuts for Exec entry in desktop files (like %U, %u, %f...) Main question, how to pass file as ...
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instead of writing patches . . . why not just convert dll files from windows and android driver?

here's a great question that i have been DYING to know. . . . . why are we waiting for "patches" when we could possibly just convert the .dll files from a windows and or extension files from android ...
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How to increase video memory in Wine? (Wine version 1.6.2)

I'm trying to run a program(BeamNG.drive) on Wine 1.6.2, and there seems to be a problem. See, here's the thing: I can actually get it to load most of the way. But just before it would have finished ...
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Unable to download wine with software center or terminal

I'm trying to download wine 1.7 with the software center and terminal, 3 MB remained of download progress , but when i want to continue the download , it gives me a 404 error. i rebooted the system ...
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Unable to install wine on ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I am using following article to fix this issue: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2246183 This is the output I get: aditya@aditya-Vostro-3446:~/$ sudo apt-get purge wine [sudo] password for ...
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Evernote with wine. Titles of notes invisible

I run Evernote 5.8.1.6061 in Wine under Lubuntu 14.04. The title of the notes are not visible, I attached a picture of the situation. How can I fix it? It's only since I upgraded to the newer ...
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what can i do, i can't install wine

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you haverequested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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Leage of Legends doesn't launch due to “Can't connect to pvp.net” error

I used PlayOnLinux to download League of Legends, I managed to get it updated, had to leave it overnight working. Next day, while logging it, it left errors as "Cannot login in server; try(5)", and ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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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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Improve World of Warcraft in WINE? (GTX 660)

Before you say anything, I know I'm not going to get the same performance under WINE as in Windows. Now, I've been getting really poor performace with running WoW: Mists of Pandaria, and it's not ...
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How to run Skyrim in wine using primusrun?

When I cd into a directory containing a .exe that I can run in Wine, how do I run that .exe with primusrun? Specifically, I have installed Skyrim via Steam on PlayOnLinux. I've successfully run other ...
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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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problem installing MS Office2010 (64 bit) in Ubuntu 14.04 Wine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I could not install MS Office 2010 or any office version using wine. A message pop up says "Office encountered an error during setup" but other *.exe files run perfectly. ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud in Wine?

Hello once again wonderful people! I'm just wondering if anyone here installed the Adobe Creative Cloud client successfully through wine. If anyone has, I'd really appreciate some help :) Thanks in ...
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How to kill wine processes when they crash or are going to crash?

Sometimes it happens that a Wine application crashes (slowing down the system and making it almost unusable). In most cases I'm able to kill the program with xkill, but sometime I've to restart as ...
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Can't import asset in Unity3D 4.5.5

I installed Unity3d 4.5.5 using wine with Playonlinux. Then I'm trying to import an asset but the store inside the client displays only a grey screen. According to what is explained here, there ...
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Trying to Make Skyrim Work Correctly

System Info: Computer: HP Envy dv7 Processor: AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon HD Graphics x2 RAM: 15.1 Gb Hard Drive: 2182.6 GB (split between a 2TB drive and a ~250GB solid state Graphics Card: ...
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PlayOnLinux : how to install under specific configurations?

I have installed PlayOnLinux and found it very smooth to add configurations and drives. However when the moment comes to add an application, not on from the scripted list of apps, how do I select the ...
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cant install wine on ubuntu 12.04

I have try everything, it always appears like Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that ...
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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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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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How to start gnome-terminal from a windows cmd on wine? [closed]

I'm quite new to Ubuntu & Linux! I would like to to run Linux game server in garena, and my last chance is run gnome-terminal from the wine cmd.exe. How should I proceed?
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mono package for wine

I have an installation of wine on my Ubuntu 14.04 (minimal) system (with xfce): sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends wine I wanted to run .NET applications with it. When I use a GUI (File ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Trying to put kik on my Ubuntu 13.04

I would like to use kik on my laptop. I am new to programming. Hp probook 4430's 64 processor I have wine but dont know how to use it.
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Which windows version is best compatible with wine?

I am applying to do some online consulting work with a company that states "having a computer with Windows OS" as a requirement. I don't have Windows but I hope to use their software under Wine. In ...
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Overclock CPU with nvidia chipset

My chipset (Pro 2200 / 2050) is compatible with the nTune program. There is no option in BIOS. As I understand it, there is no PLL with this type of system. The clock is on the chipset's south bridge ...
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How to get Autocad working with Wine?

I am trying 3 years now installing Autocad,*3ds Max* and Revit architecture on Ubuntu with wine! Every year I am very optimistic 'cause I see the new wine versions already improved. So, now I am ...
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Auto-copy mouse selection from wine application

My issue is basically the same one as posted here. I use Goldendict that pops up to translate words which have been selected. This doesn't work when selecting text in a wine application, though. ...
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How to change the directory .wine of Wine to a different directory

I have Ubuntu installed on a rather small SSD. I want to be able to install Windows programs using Wine, but they have to be installed on the HDD. By default, Wine creates a folder in the home ...
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JoinMe not working fully on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Join me with the help of Wine. I am able to start join me session on my laptop. People can join it. I am able to exchange message and files with them on the join ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not responding

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my computer. Sometimes Ubuntu 14.04 just freezes. Using keyboard and mouse has no effect. I need to do a hard reset. On Ubuntu I have only installed ...
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Nvidia 331 driver, Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine - lags, fps drops and surprising, temporary boost

I experience weird fps drops while playing games, mostly with Wine. Some tested games: Hearthstone - fps drops happens pretty often; interesting fact is that while browsing cards every page needs ...
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Steam (using wine) starting civ 5 on the wrong screen

I have my left screen set as primary screen in ubuntu (unity) and most things just do what they are supposed to do when they are fullscreen. They run on my primary screen. But for some reason when I ...
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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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Uplay is stuck while trying to update

I installed Assassin's Creed II using Playonlinux via Wine. The install process completed, and I thought everything was OK, but it wasn't. If I try to start the game, Uplay starts and tries to update ...
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Error trying to install wine in Ubuntu 14.10: missing or conflicting packages

I already tried to install it with the terminal as well as with the ubuntu-software-center, but I always get this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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Photoshop CS6 on Wine Performance Improvement

So I'm running Photoshop CS6 on Wine on Ubuntu 14xx. My issue is once I get deeper into work (fairly large images), the performance drops...a lot. When I ran Photoshop on Windows using the same PC, I ...
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How to configure wine to install Evernote?

What are the DLL's that I have to install before trying Evernote? I was looking for a detailed answer like this one : How to install and configure wine
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Wine As Root Service

I have a service that runs a Java program as root. The Java program may start a Wine process. The obvious problem is, I cannot run wine as root. For some security reason, even though my machine is ...
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how to install 3Ds Max (version 2014) on ubuntu 13.04

Hell guys. I want to install 3Ds Max on my ubuntu (13.04). I have to install it on wine but I dont Know what packages have to install for install it. can anybody help me?
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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?