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You must install it fully under WINE in Ubuntu. That means grabbing your DVD or install files, and re-installing it from scratch while in Ubuntu. You cannot run it from your Windows partition. It requires access to registry values and other data in your local settings to even start, which are in the Windows registry. WINE has its own registry and "hard ...


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hi i have stumbled in the same problem back in beta1 of 14.10 (gnome flavor) amd64. what i did is a horrible workaround and should not be done in a workplace install (works in my system though). firstly i installed wine (i386 and amd64) and let it uninstall the fglrx and then i reinstalled the drivers with this - which uninstalls wine but not its ...


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(Sorry for opening a new answer, but I don't have enough reputation to comment yet.) Following Νίκος's advice, I ran into two problems: dpkg required root permission to install the packages. At the last step, playonlinux still wouldn't install due to dependency problems. So it might be helpful to replace the last 3 lines with these 2: sudo apt-get ...


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Virtualbox is available from the Ubuntu repository. You can install it from the Ubuntu Software Center or using the terminal by running sudo apt-get install virtualbox If you need the Oracle maintained VirtualBox run this in the Terminal: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian '$(lsb_release -cs)' contrib non-free' > ...



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