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 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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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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?