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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how do I remove “open with pdf-xchange” in the right click menu?

I've installed pdf-xchange using wine and found it buggy. Then I try to uninstall it, however it is not shown in wine-uninstall. So I went to ~/.wine/folder and delete it. But when I right click a ...
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Allowing other users to use wine

I am using ubuntu 15.04. I have installed wine in the superuser account so that I can use MS office 2010. But I can't use it when I login the other normal user account. Is is possible to set the ...
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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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Install old version of Wine

Recording to this page https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=9597&iTestingId=56155, I should install older version of wine (max. 20041019), in order to run D2GS (game ...
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How to remove wine-1.7.34 completely

I have tried a lot of different commands, but nothing helped. sudo apt-get remove wine --purge sudo apt-get --purge remove wine sudo apt-get auto remove Wine is still available. Wine ...
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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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Downloading file from website

Hello 1st time user of Linux and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and having issues downloading files while using the terminal. wget "http address" is no issue but when i attempt to output to a specified ...
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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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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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Problem with running application supported with microsoft .net framework 4.0.30319

I have an application which i want to run with wine in my ubuntu. I installed wine properly and also all the dlls and support files. But i am unable to open my application. It shows always an error ...
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Installing MS office on ubuntu 14.10

I couldn't succeeded to install office on Ubuntu 14.10. I tried using wine but I got the error: Mono does not appear to be installed I followed some trouble shooting and got the next error : ...
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Install Adobe Acrobat XI with wine

Adobe Acrobat XI has a silver rating on WineHQ, meaning it should work, right? I right click acrobat.exe, and the installation wizard pops up and installs successfully with no errors. However, I tick ...
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how to make wine looks like my desktop colour scheme using WINETRICKS in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I notice a post What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?, in the post it was mentioned that I can make wine looks like my Desktop's colour ...
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How to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu 14.10 with Wine?

I'm a great fan of Ubuntu and Angrybirds.But I never got these two together ! Is there a way to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu ? Its not a problem to use Wine or not. But I need to play Angrybirds ! ...
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How do I install the Overdrive lending library program on Wine?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr Wine 1.6.2 Windows Installer (msiexec) 4.5.6001.22299 Overdrive Media Console is a Windows application running on Windows XP SP3 or later. Overdrive is used by lending ...
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Trying to switch to 32-bit Wineprefix from 64-bit Wine 1.6.2 (Trusty 14.04)

I'm having a little trouble with Wine 1.6.1. I recently downloaded some 32-bit games that I'd wanted to try (BeamNG Drive and Bugbear's Next Car Game demo) and I had run into some trouble trying to ...
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How to tell if wine is rooted? [duplicate]

I’ve heard that wine can install window viruses if rooted. How can I tell if my wine is rooted?
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How do I list all currently installed “winetricks”?

Is there a way to list all the "tricks" you've installed using winetricks? (I'd like to submit a report to the AppDB and I don't know which exact packages I've installed over the months.)
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Wine stopped working. How do I re-install w/o losing data

Wine has mysteriously stopped working. I have decided to simple entirely remove and re-install wine, but before I do this I want to make sure that I will not loose any of the multitudes of files and ...
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Help installing Microsoft office 10 in Ubuntu 14 64 bits using Winetricks

I was trying to install Microsoft Office in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits using winetricks,I selected wine default prefix,then choose dlls dotnet20 and msxml6 after that a warning message appears (mono not ...
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How to install 32-bit Windows apps on 64-bit Ubuntu (ver : 14.04)? [duplicate]

I am getting errors while running 32-bit windows applications via Wine 1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Please help.
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WineHQ/ application cannot locate it's DLL

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 w/ wine1.6. also tried with wine1.7 I am trying to run SimCity 2013 which I know works perfectly fine with any Windows machine. When I run the exe it returns: "Error Code:...
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How to fix wine gecko error while installing something from winetricks

How to fix this when trying to install something through winetricks sha1sum mismatch! Rename <~>/.winetrickscache/./wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab and try again.
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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 32-...
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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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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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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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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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how to change winetricks default wineprefix directory [duplicate]

I want to modify wineprefix installed with playonlinux using Winetricks.
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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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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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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 "/home/owner/.wine/dosdevices/c:/...
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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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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 ...