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 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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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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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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Wine foobar2000 multimedia hotkey keybindings

I've recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows, and the very only thing I couldn't find an acceptable replacement to was foobar2000. While there are plenty of awesome audio players around in the ubuntu ...
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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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How to open an application weblink with a Wine program

I have installed a Windows program (a game called the Hunter) using Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to use this game is by going to its website, create the game options and then hitting an ...
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Wine - Using Native Icon for Program

When I run a wine program, the icon that is used in the Gnome Dock is the generic wine icon, so when I run Photoshop or League of Legends then the icon is the wine icon. (I'm not talking about the ...
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diablo 3 won't start after add optirun prefix

I've been trying to run the Diablo3 in the ubuntu 13.10 for a while now, sadly without a success... My problem is, that i can't run it with optirun. If I just type wine ...
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How to enable Rumble/Vibrate on Gamepad

I've been trying to search for solutions for days now but still to no avail. It's really starting to frustrate me. See I have this gamepad (DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick) which is functioning ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Giving Ubuntu the same ID as Windows

I alternate between Windows and Ubuntu, depending on what program I am using. However, there are some pieces of software that I only have one license to (mostly Windows software that I can run on ...
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Install java on a wine in a linux terminal server

I have a Windows terminal process (which requires Java). I need to run this in a Linux terminal server (it's an Amazon EC2 instance). I installed Wine, but now I need to install Java. When I try to ...
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wine vs wine64 binary on 64-bit Ubuntu

Installing Wine provides me with two wine binary executables that I can use to run programs with: wine and wine64. How do they differ and where should I use each of them?
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KakaoTalk with Wine

I recently installed KakaoTalk through Wine. Everything installed without a hitch, but the program cannot run. An error dialog pops up with the message "Your system is not supported". Does anyone know ...
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How to add a printer for a program using wine?

I use one program in Wine which needs printer to work with. But currently I don't have a printer, and installed cups-pdf. When it comes to print the program says you are using a virtual printer, ...
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Wine install: File properties (Detail view) not available in Office 2007

I've installed MS Office 2007 using Wine. The programs run fine, but when I want to open a file from within MSO, I can't see the file properties (Detail View: creation date etc). The columns are all ...
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How to remove GoforFiles from Wine?

GoforFiles is some kind of annoying search engine addition to Windows which likes to install itself. I searched the internet and there are some howto's for windows but it sits in my Wine on Ubuntu ...
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How to make a wine shortcut for an .application file

I have a windows app that uses the .application extension. I can open it in Thunar by double clicking it, or R-Click and open with rundll32. I want to create a .desktop shortcut to open this so I can ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Dosbox through Wine?

My old DOS game (Tomb Raider I) installs and then runs fine with Wine by making use of Dosbox. Everything works (keys, audio, full screen) but I am unable to adjust the resulting screen resolution. ...
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How do I install python in wine? I keep getting an error

Please help! I've been searching google, forums, and have yet to find a solution. Here is the output from my terminal: 2013-02-25 12:57:05 (1.01 MB/s) - `pywin32-214.win32-py2.6.exe' saved ...
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Netflix Custom Wine usable with other programs?

I noticed that the WINE installed to run the Netflix app found here installs a custom WINE along with the full Mono and possibly .NET . I have been having chronic problems getting the program Reply ...
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Is it possible to adjust the lfHeight and lfWidth of Arial in Wine?

I have a text scaling problem for the Arial true type font in Wine 1.5.17. I have narrowed it down to the values lfHeight and lfWidth returned by EnumFonts. I'm getting lfHeight = 100 and lfWidth = ...
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Error while installing wine

While trying to install wine on my computer, I got the following error: $ sudo apt-get install wine1.5.1 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to make Nike+ Connect software work in Ubuntu. (Nike GPS Watch)

I am owner of nike+ GPS watch and unfortunately, software (Nike+ Connect) for uploading my running data to Nike+ webpage is made just for Mac and Windows, I tried to install it on Wine but it seems as ...
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How to use custom fonts for a Wine application?

My windows application needs specialized fonts. The fonts ship with the application so I don't need to download any extra fonts. When I installed the application it automatically installed the fonts ...
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Mounting iso images to play on wine

I would very much like to be able to mount iso images on my file system while getting wine to detect them as if they were real cd/dvd images inside the cd/dvd drive. As of this day I haven't been able ...
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How to fix wine apps that have a white background in unity tray

Many Wine apps and also some Java apps like Evernote or JDownloader appears in Unity tray with an annoying white background. Is there a way to solve this issue? Here is a screenshot about it:
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Can't browse to big files and upload in browsers (chrome, firefox and explorer under wine)

I can't upload jpegs over 3mb to photo websites (society6 and blue canvas) because they do not show in the browse files box. Smaller jpegs show up and can be uploaded (900kb or so). What could be ...
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Wine not seeing KOBO eReader

I have just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and re-installed Wine. When I run Adobe Digital Editions it does not see my KOBO eReader on /peter/media/KOBOeReader. It was working in 12.04. Any ...
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WINE Apps in fullscreen

I am having a problem when running old games through WINE The problem is that most old games have a maximum resolution that is much smaller than mine (1366x768) and instead of being stretched to ...
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Teamviewer not remembering Teamviewer account

I'm using Teamviewer for my remote desktop needs. On any Linux version of teamviewer, it uses Wine as a compatibility back-end (presumably so the dev's don't have to support another OS). It works ...
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How to change the locale in WINE for all programs?

http://timcampyy.tumblr.com/post/90771619172/emofuri-problem-solved , This is what I am trying to solve; it involves me changing the locale to japanese, THEN reinstalling, which is why I need it to ...
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Payday 2 WINE problems

So I'm wanting to play Payday 2. Which I do successfully but I have some problems. The first one is that when I try to type something in chat it crashes and exits the game. I type the message into the ...
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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DLL problem while running a program in wine

I have a 64 bit host system and installed wine using sudo apt-get install wine1.6. I created a new 32 bit prefix like so: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winecfg. Then I ran the installer of the ...
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installing wine on lubuntu but getting errors , unable to correct problems,you have held broken packages

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 from the official website and installed successfully (clicked download updates while installing and install third party software) so now I added the wine repository which was ...
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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 can I remove netflix-desktop to get the HD option back on Netflix?

I installed pipelight using this tutorial to watch Netflix using firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything went well. After a couple of weeks and because of lagging problems watching HD stuff on Netflix, ...
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Wine won't start, lxtask shows absurdly large VM-Size associated with it

I'm running Wine on Lubuntu 14.04 and everything worked fine until today when I tried to start a Windows program and it wouldn't run. After having the same result with several other programs I tried ...
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How to restore wine windows after alt+tab to show desktop

I'm using a program via Wine and everything works great. But every time press alt+tab and select "show desktop" i cannot maximize my wine application again. If i press alt+tab again and select my ...
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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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Getting HDTracks music download application working under wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

Good people: Does anyone here buy music from HDTracks, using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit? In 13.10 32 bit I used to be able to buy music using their Windows application under Wine, but now when I try, I ...
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Wine Installation problem after apt-get update

Since a sudo apt-get update, wine is no longer recognized by Ubuntu (as if I removed the package). I decided to clean it completely and tried to install Wine again without success. OS : Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Is the window manager handling Wine applications differently?

I'm not exactly sure how to explain this; perhaps it is a bug. On some applications that a launched using Wine, if you switch window focus away from them, you cannot get the focus back. For example ...
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GuitarBots - Firefox/Wine - UnityWebPlayer

I've been trying to use unity web player in this website: guitarbots.com. I'm running mozilla firefox 29.0 in wine 1.6.1. After I installed the unity plugin I got this error message. I'v been looking ...
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Gaming on Ubutnu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing its hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: Ubuntu ...
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Compiling error checkinstall

Hi I wanna compile my first package (Wine) under Ubuntu (it's also my first day with this OS). I ran ./configure and make, no errors. But when I did checkinstall then I got this back: ...
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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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Privileges Denied : Trying to Change setting of an application

I am a newbee, i've installed wine-1.6.1 (following , Can Wine support Office 2007?). Later i did install IDM successfully, right clicking the .exe file and choosing "open with wine windows program ...
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Eve-Online and wine 1.7, Alt+Tab issue [Help]

I have issues with running eve on ubuntu. When I execute the following code in a terminal I get issues. wine eve.exe The launcher starts and I login. As soon as I click on play, a new wine window ...