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Firstly, Wine Is Note a Emulator :) And should be able to do what you need (otherwise just run Windowz in a Virtual Machine or Dual Boot setup) You can check the Wine AppDB to see if it will work - e.g. WoW should work with a small workaround, but Autodesk, EA Games and Bioware vary. Generally stuff that works on WinXP should work well. You may also find ...
Have you tried this alther the sources.list file whit gedit and then type this in the bottom deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release # deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/dists/trusty/Release and it might work fine this way.
W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release as the warning suggests its unable to fetch that url. Its your network issue. Not a source.list issue. Check if you have a working internet connection. Are you on a network that needs you to set proxy manually ? In such cases sudo apt-get update fails if proxy is not set properly for ...
Use this http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Instead of this http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release or Change DNS to google DNS or Open DNS Goolge DNS 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 Openn DNS 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 or you still face problem see this Community help ...
You do not have yo edit the /etc/apt/sources.list manually. You can go to System Settings -> Software & Updates and setup your mirror there in GUI. It is "Download from" drop down menu.
Let's check the default permission of /etc/apt/sources.list: -rw-rw-r-- 1 root root 2563 Aug 21 04:24 /etc/apt/sources.list As you can see only user root and the members of group root can write to the file, all other users while trying to edit the file will get a message saying that the file is read only for them. To edit the file, just use sudo to ...
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