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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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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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...
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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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Setting up Adobe Air with wine, removes gedit

Latest Adobe Air does not provide support anymore for Ubuntu versions. Since I tried to install an exe file using wine. There were issues to install latest version of wine 1.7. Since on google, I ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Garmin Ant Agent

I have a Garmin Forerunner 410 and I've been banging my head against the wall trying to get the garmin-ant-downloader / python / gant / anything to work. Is there was anything new/simple out there ...
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iTunes and Wine?

I haven't found much on Google, but how can I run iTunes 11.4 on wine-1.7.28 using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? It crashes every time I try. Any winetricks tips perhaps?
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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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which is beter Q4WINE ver Playon linux

trying to determine what is the best way to go or do I need both, and how to get, install,and set it up in kubuntu? I know that there are newer and better versions of both available compared to what ...
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How do I install flash in to Firefox running with Wine?

I'm using a website called busuu.com, which also let you chat and video chat, but you need Adobe Flash to do so. I have Ubuntu and I have also Chromiun and I have installed flash, but will not let me ...
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Wine (rundll32.exe) error

I am New to Ubuntu.I have installed my Ubuntu 14.04 correctly and downloading WINE from Ubuntu Software Center.Its Properly Installed. When Installing Bluestacks through Wine, it shows ...
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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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Wine 1.6.2-Trying to switch to 32-bit Wineprefix from 64-bit Wine (Trusty 14.04). Can anyone help me out?

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I'm having a little trouble with Wine 1.6.1 and I was wondering if someone could help me out. I recently downloaded some 32-bit games that I'd wanted to try(BeamNG Drive and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to change winetricks default wineprefix directory [duplicate]

I want to modify wineprefix installed with playonlinux using Winetricks.