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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Why does synaptic want me to uninstall half my programs just to get wine?

I have noticed it lately, so I am suspicious it is something to do with being on a 64 bit install. I especially notice when trying uninstalling something I don't want by KDE; I seem to have to choose ...
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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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How do I fix my resolution after Directx install through Steam?

I'm a bit long-winded so see bottom for quick version and specs. Friendly Hello: Hello all on these askUbuntu pages, I just recently built my own computer and decided to switch to Ubuntu for the ...
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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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How do I install Adobe Acrobat Pro From Web Premium CS4?

I am running the Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2, and am looking to install Adobe Acrobat Pro from my CS4 Web Premium CD. Whenever I try and install the setup.exe I get the following error: Internal 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 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 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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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 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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winetricks d3dx9 not working

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I wanted to install Vice City on my computer. I have seen a video on youtube on how to do that and I followed it until the last step, installing d3dx9. Every time I run ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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.