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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Logitech Gaming Software on Linux

I have a pair of Logitech G930 and they work fine on Linux. I'd like to be able to see how much battery is left and, if possible, configure the programmable G-Keys. I tried to download and emulate ...
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wine is use for installing exe files. then why I am getting this error?

$ cd /home/user/Hardware $ wine LED Player.exe fixme:ntoskrnl:KeInitializeSpinLock stub: 0x54d5f0 fixme:ntoskrnl:KeInitializeEvent stub: 0x54d598 0 1 fixme:ntoskrnl:KeInitializeSpinLock stub: 0x54d51c ...
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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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Unable to run games via Wine

Games does not working on ubuntu via Wine, but when I try to run games via Wine on other linux distributions (e.g. OpenSUSE), it works.
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Is there any way to get AutoHotKey or IronAHK working?

I am very interested in getting AutoHotKey, the windows program for automation of keystrokes, working under Ubuntu. So far I have installed Wine, but am unable to use any of my previous windows ...
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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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Invoicing Visual Basic software replacement or web application?

I have a pc that is still fairly powerful but with Windows XP (Pentium 4 3Ghz 4 Gb Ram). It is used by someone who is not computer expert (I would say a really basic user) only for browsing and ...
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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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Using GNU compiler and JRE in Wine applications

There is a .exe application that I want to run and it needs JRE, to making sense, it is an IDE based on Eclipse but it is not Eclipse itself. Also in this IDE for compiling, it uses g++ as compiler. ...
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Color became weird after running a game in Wine?

Alright, so, I'm not entirely sure how to explain this... Screenshots don't show anything wrong, and Skype friends on screen share say it looks fine. But restarting fixes it. (For the most part (more ...
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Installation issue with safari

I was trying to download and install safari on my desktop (Ubuntu 12.04). For that I used the below: How to Install Safari on Ubuntu. Now after running the command as per above link : sudo apt-get ...
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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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unmet dependencies when trying install wine1.7

I'm trying to install wine1.7 from official ppa,my OS is Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, however when I use the apt-getcommand to install wine, the output is: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Hebrew fonts in Picasa 3.9 wine 1.4.1 kubuntu 13.10 look as empty squares

I've got a fresh Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit with wine 1.4.1 on it. Fonts seemed to install without a problem (how can I check that? I've installed culmus manually and msfft core with wine). Importing my ...
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Cannot uninstall wine

Just as the title says I've been trying for about an hour now to uninstall wine, and no matter what I try I can't seem to make any headway. I keep getting this error:: $ sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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.android Folder and adbkey Files

Today I discovered a folder in my home directory with the name ".android". Inside the folder are just two files, "adbkey" and "adbkey.pub". I have searched around and have found out that adbkey.pub ...
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Xbox 360 Controller through PlayOnLinux

I am running Skyrim through PlayOnLinux and I want to get my Xbox 360 controller to work on the game. I am using Wine 1.7.11, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and whatever version of PlayOnLinux is available through ...
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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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Is there a native SVP alternative for linux?

SVP is a windows software application that calculates video frames in real time while a video is running in a player, making it run smoothly in 60 fps. It doesn't work in wine. Is there a linux ...
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Help running FightCade application?

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to get the application FightCade (fightcade.com) up and running. I followed the directions in the readme file, but have run up against a wall: I used the terminal to ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Synaptics Touchpad works on login screen, stops working after login

The last thing I remember installing was Wine and some library (I'm new to linux and I've forgotten) and after I rebooted the touchpad would not work anymore. Let me know what other information you ...
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PlayOnLinux does not show my application in the list of installed

I recently installed Hearthstone, and let me play with it. But when i closed battle.net client and game, the installation window was running. It was waiting for the installation's end. I close this ...
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Halo Combat Evolved Rendering Issue

I'm trying to run Halo Combat Evolved on my macbook pro running ubuntu using playon linux. It's successfully installed and it plays but the screen is rendered unusably with the a mirror image running ...
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Is it possible to locate bottleneck for rendering graphic?

My question sounds rather weird so here is explanation, btw. I am not sure if I should ask it on AskUbuntu or some other StackExchange forum but I am using Ubuntu 14.04 so I decided to post it here. ...
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Can't install Diablo 2 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install Diablo 2 from the Battle Chest on Ubuntu, and am having problems. I tried using PLayOnLinux, but it just froze up when I pressed the install button. Then I tried just using Wine, ...
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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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Are WINE applications sandboxed? [duplicate]

I want to run a small Windows program that has no reputation. I can always scan it, but I can't get feedback from other users on its performance or if it is at all malicious. Rather than go through ...
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How to create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine?

How do I create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine? For example I have Notepad++ /media/DATA/Progs/Notepad++/notepad++.exe and I would like to have a shortcut to it on the ...
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Can Wine manage Linux programs? (Maximise, Minimise, Restore, End)

I am trying to make some sort of Desktop Environment using a Windows program. However, there's something I was worried about. If I were to use this as a Desktop Environment, I would need to manage all ...
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Skyrim with PlayOnLinux audio is choppy

I've been playing The Elder Scrolls V on Ubuntu 14.10 with wine (PlayOnLinux). There's a problem with the audio that makes everything choppy and fuzzy. Everybody's voices sound super-gravelly and ...
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Wine hijacked 'text/plain' file's icon

I recently installed TADS 3 Workbench using Wine and accidentally chose the option to create file type association. Now, all my plain text files have a rather garish icon replacing their default ones. ...
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What are the problems between PulseAudio and Wine

I have read several problems for a long time about wine and pulseaudio in Ubuntu but never understood it clearly. What are the problems or seem to be the problems related to wine and the use by ...
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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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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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Locking Wine applications in the launcher is not permanent

I happily run Word 2007 via Wine on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I prefer having it sit in the launcher for easy access, however, every time I start a new session (that is, logging in or booting up), the ...
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keyboard not working with games in wine

i have ubuntu 14.04 and wine, all up to date. i installed Gothic and gothic 2 gold with play on linux, but the keyboard don't work. I tried to change the windows version(xp, 7, 2000), to use some ...
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How to install fglrx with Wine (Gnome 15.04)

I want to play some Windows-only steam games without having to reboot into Windows every time. But when I install Wine it uninstalls my FGLRX driver software, keeping me from playing games at all. ...
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Solve issues with Wine and x3daudio1_7.dll?

I am attempting to run a Killing Floor 2 Server on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with wine version 1.7.38 as well as winetricks. However, when I attempt to run the server I get this error: wine: Call from ...
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What is [ 0.4486641 ACPI PCC probe failed] starting version 219?

That message just stays there forever and I have to reload Ubuntu 15.04 all over again to continue using computer. I've loaded wine, PlayOnLinux, and a few games. Also loaded steam. All works well for ...
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Wine 1.6.2 Sound No Device Popup?

I'm running a Windows programme (oh I'm sorry but I like this programme) called PopPeeper and when it using a sound notification playing a .wav file it causes a small popup window to appear at the top ...
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Using MS Excel Keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu

I recently switched again from Windows to Ubuntu 13.04. I use MS Excel a lot, and don't want to exchange it from Libre Office. For me it runs fine with Wine. However the reason I switch back to ...
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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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Having problem with installing wine in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I know this question is been asked many times. But I tried all possible solutions but nothing worked for me. I tried doing this sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Having minimize issues running games in wine with gnome shel

Ok, I have 4 computers all running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell. on all computers when ever I play games in wine I set wine to run in a virtual desktop. On the first 3 computers I can use things like ...
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adding fonts to photoshop CS6 run with wine

I have photoshop CS6 installed and working on Wine1.7. It's actually surprisingly smooth. The only issue I have now is that the fonts are a bit limited, and I'm not sure if it's an issue with wine or ...
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Installing Wine, but Need to Remove Nvidia-opencl-304

I want to install a software that only support Windows platform. So, I think I need to install Wine first. But, in the beginning of installation I got a message to remove Nvidia-opencl-304 before to ...
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wine and cisco ip communicator

does anyone have any tips/tricks for using ipcommunicator with Ubuntu. I have installed it and it works fine running through WINE except the audio configuration. The audio wizard launches every time I ...
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Ubuntu Natilus desktop window collides with windows applications

I'm encountering strange problem while running some windows programs under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i have application opened and i try to press some keys the Nautilus search box (i can't inset image to ...
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can't install wine ubuntu 12.04

I can't install wine in ubuntu 12.04 sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Logitech g520 in Wow

Anyone know how to get the extra buttons working in WoW on a Logitech g520? I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and WoW in wine 1.7.39. I have tried installing the software from Logitech with wine, but it ...