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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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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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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gaming on linux (ubuntu)

I had Ubuntu 13.10 and it took a lot of time to get used to it and investigate how to install games on it. I had playonlinux running with wine, winetricks, and it worked fine. After the upgrade to ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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 to uninstall a program installed through Wine

I installed Picasa 3.9 with Wine, but I did not like it, and now I want to delete it. I tried uninstalling Picasa with the option from Picasa help menu but it didn't work. How do I fully ...
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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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Installing Photoshop CS5 on Ubuntu 12.10 using Wine

I have a problem during installation of Photoshop CS5. When I open up the installer using Wine, it appers, I make few steps, and when I get to the installation (when the bar starts to move from left ...
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Starcraft II on Wine - Ubuntu 12.04

I know this might seem like a repeat question, but I've literally looked over 100 threads on how to get SC2 to work on ubuntu 12.04 through wine and none have worked. I downloaded wine new today, ...
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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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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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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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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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winetricks can't install mfc42

I'm trying to have a Windows program (Janome Customizer) run with wine. I have an "out of the box" Ubuntu 64bits 12.04 install, and just ran Software Center to update all packages. Installation of ...
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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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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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Winetricks fails to find program files directory

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 12 desktop then: Installed WINE from the Ubuntu Software Center. Installed WineTricks from the Ubuntu Software Center. When I type the following commands in the ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)

I've had this problem numerous times when trying to install software in WINE, now I've come to the point where I have to install something in WINE. Installing the program works fine, as soon as I go ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 do I know if I changed a setting in winetricks [duplicate]

Right now with the Wine 1.3.35 I do not know if I have a setting activated or not, for example: Here you see an image of the "Change Settings" option in winetricks but they do not appeared marked ...