Winetricks is a shell script that enables the user to download redistributable libraries which may be required for certain programs to run correctly in wine.

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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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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 set sound=alsa in already created wine volume

I just got StarCraft 2 working on Ubuntu finally but lost audio when I installed a new version of wine. If I do 'winetricks --gui' I can change the sound setting of the default wineprefix and this ...
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trying to get Wine working, winetricks not showing in app launcher, winetricks asking for prefix but gives no options

So I'm pretty newish to Linux in general. Dabbled a few times before. I want my Ubuntu to replace windows for gaming. So I installed 14.04, and am trying to get Wine to work. I installed it from many ...
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How do I reset/fix the Winetricks GUI?

One day I was messing around in wine to try to install a few Windows components. For some reason, Winetricks has now completely shrunken the area of the window where I can select what I want to do ...
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Copying windows system32 files to wine system32 folder

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 32-bit with dual boot with windows 7. Can I copy windows 7 system 32 files to wine system32 folder for running my supreme comander,Crysis2 games.
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I can't install latest Wine (1.7.8)

Please help me to install WIne 1.7.8 on Ubuntu 12.04. I added ppa, updated but it installing for me 1.7.11 instead 1.7.8...
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MS Word error message under Wine HQ [duplicate]

I had installed MS Word through Wine on my Ubuntu Desktop. It work perfectly. But everytime when I run MS Word 07 I have error message. If close this a error window. Word still runs and works fine. ...
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Is it a good idea to install all things in winetricks?

As known, to run windows programs on wine we usually need to install additional components and stuff to make wine run it. I'm just thinking, why the pain? winetricks has a list of "libraries" (or ...
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Can I install 64 bit windows app in 32bit-Ubuntu using Wine?

I have a doubt that Will the wine(32bit) run a 64 bit Windows application.I didn't tried,but I have to install a Sony Vegas 12 PRO.If can please tell how. Answers maybe appreciated.
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Need Help Installing Steam With Wine (Bug)

When I try to install steam with wine and winetricks, its only says : Checksum for /home/viktor/.cache/winetricks/steam/SteamInstall.msi did not match, retrying download And : sha1sum mismatch! ...
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How to install Internet Explorer 11 on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I would like to run IE 11 for development purpose ... I found that I can install IE from 1 to 9 using winetricks, but no IE 11. I also found this post Ask Ubuntu, but the suggested tool is working ...
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How to install Mono 2.8 and 2.10 with Winetricks?

I am following this guide to use Terraria with Wine. I reached step 7, which says Install Mono 2.10 and 2.8 via winetricks. People have reported there is no need to install xact and xinput. If you ...
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Option screen unreadable

Anything with options such as the system update screen or the winetricks screen is unreadable, I'll put it in either fullscreen or drag it out but the actual option section doesn't increase in size, ...
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Can't download vcrun2008 winhttp wininet with winetricks

I'm trying to play ROBLOX on Ubuntu, but for some reason this error message keeps on appearing: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found 2013-11-16 14:31:45 ERROR 404: Not Found. ...
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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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Winetricks downloading error

Whenever I use this command in terminal: winetricks atmlib gdiplus ie6 vcrun2005sp1 vcrun2008 fontsmooth-rgb corefonts msxml3 msxml6 vcrun2010D I get this: --2013-09-26 12:12:41-- (try: 3) ...
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how do I install wine setup?

How do I set up wine. I am getting this error: Setup started on 201309130817. ERROR: Could not find wine installation. Setup wine
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Can't install windows program using wine?

There is a profile editor for the Xbox 360 that I am wanting to use, but the installer ends prematurely. It's automatically trying to install to C:\Program Files\MxS Elite\Ellipse. Should I change ...
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Unable to create directory in Winetricks

I need to install Internet Explorer 8, so I followed the instructions in this link. I ran the command winetricks and I got the following output: $ winetricks mkdir: cannot create directory ...
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Drivers for gaming Nvidia and wine and what happened to wine tricks?

Witch Nvidia driver should I be using for gaming under wine ? I ask this question after installing one of my favourite games ,sins of a solar empire, in wine. The game seems to run fine, its not to ...
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Problem in running an app

hey there am facing a problem in running apps am still an ubuntu noob, i tried to install ubuntu SDK and after it finished the tutorial said that i have to open an editor and it recommended QT ...
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installing gecko and it says 'permission denied', what do i do?

I copied and pasted a code for installing gecko. saved it as 'install-addons.sh' no tried to run the file .. it says permission denied. what do i do?
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firefox doesnt support wine even after installing it [duplicate]

I have installed wine 1.4. but when I try downloading a windows compatible set-up file the Firefox only shows to open it with a archive manager and not with windows loader. how do I solve this.
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how to change winetricks default wineprefix directory [duplicate]

I want to modify wineprefix installed with playonlinux using Winetricks.
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How do you install winetricks? [duplicate]

I go to the site where you're suppose to download it but I don't know what to do there.
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Installing IE8 with Winetricks

I have been trying to install Internet Explorer 8 via Winetricks on the default wine-prefix but I'm getting an error after the unpack process, saying my configuration is 64-bits and Internet Explorer ...
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Trying to install MS Office with wine via winetricks

Installed Wine from the software centre for Ubuntu 13.04, but I cannot see Winetricks in the dash despite Synaptic telling me it is installed. I have tried just using Wine but it fails half way ...
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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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Wine Install error ubuntu 12.04.1 32-bit

When I try to install wine through terminal, it throws the error: nits@nits-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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No Steam Powered Icon

I installed steam using wine recently because of some steam games not working. When I installed it using SteamInstall.msi with winetricks and wine it did give me an icon but it says this Details: ...
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cannot see winetricks on menu lubuntu 13.04 and it will not run to install irfanview

i installed winetricks help with irfanview installation but when i click my menu theres no entry. my irfanview.exe will not run either i have right clicked it and clicked to make it executable to ...
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Winetricks not in dash or menu - Ubuntu 13.04

I installed new Ubuntu 13.04 and Wine 1.5.29 trough ppa. But I noticed that on older Ubuntu versions, after installation of wine and winetricks (they install together now), there is a "Winetricks" ...
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Installed Winetricks and Facebook font got messed up

I installed Winetricks on Ubuntu 12.10 and as you know, it comes with some Windows fonts. I don't know what messed up the Facebook font. It appears like a fixed-width font. I've checked the fonts ...
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How to install ooVoo on ubuntu 12.04 64 bit [duplicate]

kindly help to install ooVoo in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit.
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How to make terminal shortcut with this code in it?

Hi i am not good at terminal shortcuts or anything like that but if someone can give me instructions to make these to commands to a shortcut that will be awesome cd ...
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3rd party software on crossover works well but not in wine

My ubuntu version: 12.04. I have downloaded a software to work on wine. So, i configured wine by installing dotnet20 and mdac28 etc. At last i could run the program. It needs an active Internet ...
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AMD Radeon GPU only uses 384MB VRAM instead of +2GB dedicated video-memory

for some reason a majority if not all games are limited to only 384MBs of video memory (VRAM) instead of it's full 2048MB dedicated memory. I read somewhere that disabling "Sych with VBlank" in the ...
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Cant run apps fullscreen with wine

I am running ubuntu 12.10 and when I am using wine 15. something then when I try to run world of warcraft on fullscreen, then the unity sidebar remains there. When i run league of legends, then it is ...
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Bad performance in Dota2, AMD drivers fault or Wine fault?

Tried to play Dota 2 through Wine and got terrible performance, is it AMD drivers fault or generally Wine fault? If it's AMD drives fault, does NVIDIA have better drivers for linux based systems? My ...
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Can Wine share the install directory with Windows?

I want to use Starcraft 2 with Wine, however it requires 18GB. My home directory won't let me copy it to the Linux side because it says I'm out of space when there's over 60GB free. I realize I'm ...
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How to get crysis 2 running

I am runnung ubuntu 12.04 64bit with nvidea gtx660 the with proprietary driver version 310 installed via additional drivers I have tried a variety of things having no succsess I have got past the ...
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How do I get winetricks dotnet20 to work on Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 with wine 1.4?

I followed the question about installing dotnetfx.exe (NET 2.0) for wine by using winetricks dotnet20 which, because i have ubuntu 12.10 amd64, downloaded the 64-bit executable instead, which i ...
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Running HDD Protection

Good Day Folks, I run Ubuntu 12.04 L.T.S. on a Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 I downloaded Toshiba’s H.D.D. Protection software and it won't run in wine (wine tricks disappears)left the menu bar tab to ...
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How to resolve an error in WINE relating to .NET 2.0? [closed]

I'm trying to install both Neuroprogrammer 2 and 3 in WINE. At first I got the error: Please set registry key HKLM\software\microsoft.NETFramework\installroot to point to the .Net Framework install ...
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Access Violation in WINE

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and wine version 1.5. Whenever I am trying to install boxoft pdf to flash converter it gives an error of - access violation at address 00409A0E. Write of Address 00400000. ...
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Installing dotnet 2.0 on 64 bit machine

I have a speed-reading program I purchased with uses dotnet2. However, dotnet2 doesn't run on 64 bit wine. How would I install dotnet2?
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How can i install windowscodecs using wine 1.5.19?

I'm having a hard time trying to install windowscodecs.dll with winetricks. I wish to install it in order to play "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic". Just installing the game won't work. A ...
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Wine 1.5 %ProgramFiles% error

I'm trying to install d3dx9 with winetricks on wine 1.5 from ppa and I keep getting an error. I tried: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winecfg sudo WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winetricks ...
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Installing ubuntu12.10 and wine1.4 on offline

I have a computer with dual core CPU, RAM 2GB and HDD 250GB. I have been installed windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10 on offline. The space i have allocated for ubuntu12.10 is 25GB. I have no internet. I have ...