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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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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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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Wine claims Nvidia OpenGL Drivers not installed correctly?

It seems like wine doesn't see the Nvidia propretary drivers properly. When I try to launch wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/dxdiag.exe, Dxdiag crashes immediately. It says it has problems with ...
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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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Saving an excel file on a windows shared folder using wine

I'm not sure if anyone can help with this particular scenario but here goes. I am currently running MS Office 2010 (Home and Business) on Ubuntu 13.10 using PlayOnLinux. I'm able to open excel files ...
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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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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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Computer cannot boot to Ubuntu 13.04 after installing Netflix-desktop and later Wine

Can anyone help me with this issue? Issue: Black screen after boot attempt from GRUB (cannot boot Ubuntu, not even in failsafe mode) Process to get to Issue: On Ubuntu 13.04, I installed ...
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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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Timex Device Agent 3.0 does not detect Timex Run Trainer (USB)

I installed Device Agent and it is running with Wine. It lets me login to my account on TrainingPeaks (on the web) but I cannot upload anything since my Timer Run Trainer GPS is not detected by Timex ...
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How do I run Microsoft Explorer 8 plus on Ubuntu?

First off, you should know I'm a Ubuntu newbie who has become passionate since my strangely low-priced Dell computer showed up with Ubuntu loaded on it and it could do almost everything I need from a ...
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How to get Pearson eText to work on Ubuntu? (13.04)

Upon upgrading, I am having trouble getting Pearson eTextbooks to display on Ubuntu 13.04. When trying to access the web textbook on ubuntu Firefox, it gives "Error #2046". If I try using wine, it ...
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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 to get teamviwer voip work

i'm using ubuntu 13.10 and teamviewer8 , it's work perfect with remote controlling stuff , but when i want to use its Voip with meeting it said to me : please connect a microphone and please connect ...
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PES 2013 via Wine on Ubuntu 12.10

I've finally got the game to work on Ubuntu. The thing is it's slow. This game is the only thing keeping me from totally moving from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 12.10 I would like to get rid of Windows 8 by ...
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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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How to get Nexus Mod Manager working on Wine?

I'm trying to get Nexus Mod Manager (Beta yet) working on wine, but after the configuration of NMM it crashes with an error. During the startup it spams a lot of terminal stuff and at the end I find ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Is there windows Bluray player software that runs on wine in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm looking for bluray player software that I can run through wine in Ubuntu 13.10. I don't mind paid software. The reason I'm looking for WINE and not native is that, as far as I can tell, there are ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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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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How to install Unity3d game engine on Ubuntu

I downloaded unity 3d game engine from the official website. I tried to install using this command: wine unity*.exe Done. Then trying to open I get the following error: error initializing ...
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13.10: Partial upgrade created held broken packages

After the last upgrade yesterday some weird things happened. The update uninstalled netflix-desktop, wine and PlayOnLinux and I have not being able to install them again from the terminal nor the ...
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Is there a native Ubuntu version of Mario Forever?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I also have wine. I was hoping that there was some version of Mario Forever that does not require wine. Is there any such version, and if yes, does anyone have a link or ...
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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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Can not connect to USB storage device with sofware through Wine1.6.1 on 64bit ubuntu 12.04LTS

Would apprciate any help on this matter. Can not connect to USB storage device with sofware through Wine1.6.1 on 64bit ubuntu 12.04LTS. The device is like a mass stroage device. It is storing GPS ...
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Games stutter on windowed/dual monitor

I've noticed a problem with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, where games will stutter when I run them windowed and with my second monitor on. Let me elaborate. I have one game running natively, ...
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Serial Number Field Disabled - Office 2010 - WINE

Ok so I managed to run msoffice installer on my ubuntu.. but I just have one small problem.. I can't choose the serial number field.. I click on it but nothing happens, Tried multiple installers .. ...
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Wine shows 0 Disk Space

I am using wine to install Matlab but wine is showing that there is no disk space in your drive. But i have still more that 50 GB free space in my drive. I used matlab 2011 setup also to install but ...
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How do I get a newer version of Java?

For school work, I have to read a CD. Problem one: Need to read the CD without a reader. Solved by creating a .ISO on an adjacent computer. Now, there is already a linux "run" program on the file. ...
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Ms Frontpage installation

I want have MS Frontpage as Html editor on Ubuntu. This software is a part of MsOffice 2003 but is not part of it. I installed it by Wine and it installed whithout any error. But as I am try to open ...
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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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Why does Wine give me error when I want to run psiphon

When I run the following command: wine '/var/www/psiphon.exe' I get the below error: fixme:storage:create_storagefile Storage share mode not implemented. err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Wine Issues

I have successfully installed Wine to my laptop (it's a dinosaur from 2006 with 1 gig of RAM), and although I only use it because I am so poor that I can't afford a new laptop, I have a very ...
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Do drivers work if I install them on Windows?

Sorry if it sounds very, very stupid, but after changing touchpad settings with I don't remember which program, They didn't dissapeared after reinstalling different partitions and operation systems. ...
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WINE & Nvidia resolution

I am having issues running games on Wine. In Ubuntu my native resolution is 1600x900 and I have the Nvidia 3.19 drivers, yet when games load under Wine (version 1.7) they default to 1028x768 ...
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Problem with virtual desktop in wine

I got an issue with the virtual desktop for my wine installation. When is set the resolution for it window size for the width never becomes bigger than 800 px. The actual size of the desktop seems to ...