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Questions tagged [playonlinux]

Play on Linux is a front end for wine. Wine is a compatibility layer used to run windows based programs within Linux. Play on Linux simplifies the installation and tweaking required for some programs which are often run using wine, using pre-defined wizards supplied as part of the package.

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Do I need internet connection to use ppa ondrej?

I want to use ondrej ppa to upgrade php version in ubuntu server. Do I need internet connection to run this command? sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Problem installing Internet Explorer 8 with PlayOnLinux

PlayOnLinux starts fine. When I select Internet Explorer 8 for installation, the virtual disk is created. But then it hangs, just before the installation wizard begins. The log shows this: ll] ...
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Linux search for text in files of same name in multiple folders (maxdepth 2) and generate a report file

Situation: In Linux, I have a parent folder with 22 folders of various names, each with a file of a particular name asset.xml. Also in these folders are hundreds of other folders with asset.xmlin them,...
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How to install multisim in ubuntu 16.04?

I am new to ubuntu. I have already installed playonlinux and virtualbox but i have still not used them . Now, in our college they told us to install multisim . How should i install it in my laptop? ...
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Copy Paste of text not working on MSoffice installed in PlayOn Linux

I have installed MSOffice 2007 in Ubuntu 18.10. Copy and paste the text inside the MS word is not working. How could I enable it?
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Play on Linux Stuck at Downloading 'WindowsXP-KB975337-x86-ENU.exe'

I was trying to install Heroes of Might&Magic 3 Complete edition. When I run POL it just stuck. It says '0.8 of 0.8 MB downloaded' but doesn't do anything afterward. This is Ubuntu 18.0.4.
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Pen pressure sensitivity in Paint Tool Sai doesn't work

I use Ubuntu 18.04, SAI 1.1.0 and Wine 2.12-staging. I've tried to install SAI with Wine 1.5.5-SAI before, but seem to have the same problem as user who asked this question: Can You Run Paint Tool Sai ...
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Package is already the newest version when trying to download something in the terminal [duplicate]

I am running Xubuntu on my Dell Inspiron laptop. I got VirtualBox, but I am not able to install Microsoft Word. What should I do? This is a photo of what I am getting whenever I try to install new ...
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Preload for PlayOnLinux Application?

I am already using ureadahead and preload for a long time. It works fine, but I often have to use Microsoft Office 2010, which is installed with PlayOnLinux. The first load of Word, Excel or ...
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No module named wxversion error when starting PlayOnLinux [duplicate]

I got the following error when starting PlayOnLinux. I have both Python 2.7 and 3.6.7 installed on 14.04. Looking for python... 3.6.7 :: Anaconda, Inc. - skipped Looking for python2.7... 2.7.15 - ...
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How to make YOLO run detection on images automatically and saves them in a separate folder?

I was working on this project here, and to detect pictures I have to run: cd darknet make then the triggering command line: ./darknet detect cfg/yolov3.cfg yolov3.weights data/dog.jpg So, my ...
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How to run Unturned on ubuntu 18.04 LTS without crash?

Okay so I have ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64 bit. My specs are: I5-8250U intel uhd 620 ram: 8gb My problem is, when I try to click play on unturned in linux steam, it opens a minimized window, then my laptop ...
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Error when trying to open PlayOnLinux

So I installed POL yesterday, it all went smooth like any other Linux installation, but then when it finished and tried to open, this error came out. I looked the error in this site, but nothing came ...
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Unable to locate Lutris

I am trying to install Lutris on Ubuntu 16.04 so I can play League of Legends. When I type sudo apt-get install lutris it states that the package can't be located? I've tried to install snap so ...
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Unable to install any Windows programs [duplicate]

Error in POL_Wine Starting 64-bit process /home/naem/iTunes64Setup.exe is not supported in 32-bit virtual drives I get a similar message every time with different programs in PlayOnLinux. ...
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Broken Packages Fix Problem (For Wine)

I was trying to install Heroes of Might and Magic 3 with Play on Linux. When I start the program it gives me an error message PlayOnLinux cannot find wine (from Wine). You should install it to use ...
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Setting up a “gaming” laptop

I'll try to be as clear as possible. System and tools: HP Pavilion Dv7 laptop (no Bluetooth, not sure if it has a nvidia card) Ubuntu 18.04 with updates Afterglow PS3 controller (with original USB ...
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Playonlinux MS Office 2013 applications constantly in the foreground in ubuntu 18.04

I have successfully installed MS Office 2013. But e.g. an open Excel is constantly in the foreground unless I minimize the application manually. And (second but maybe related problem) the minimized ...
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How to Extract dll librarys from .exe file in ubuntu

I'm trying to extract dll's from an .exe file by using PE parse. but i'm facing some problem with Parse, so can any alternate method is there to extract dll's from exe file. Can anyone help i need ...
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Internet Explorer 0 size in Temporary Internet Files

I'm able to install IE6 and IE8 using Playonlinux in my UBUNTU 16.04 but when I try to open an icon folder in our system IE crash down, we notice that the Temporary Internet Files has no value in it ...
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Install Word search Bible software

It is a .exe file, so I tried using Wine as well as playonlinux with no success. If there's not any way to install it, how should I approach it? Do I need to ask the WordSearch Bible creators and ...
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E: Unable to locate package windbind Ubuntu 18.04

In Ubuntu 16.04 below was working fine and able to install windbind # apt-get install playonlinux windbind -y But in 18.04 by installing same getting below response Building dependency tree ...
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How do I set a registry key to point to the .NET install location?

I am trying to run openBVE RouteViewer.exe with Wine but a popup asks Please set registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft.NetFramework\InstallRoot to point to the .NETFramework install location. I ...
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Regarding apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details issue [duplicate]

I uninstalled wine and playonlinux by using sypnatic. Afterward, whenever I do sudo apt-get update , it always shows this output: Hit:1 http://ny-mirrors.evowise.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 ...
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What are PlayOnLinux terminal commands?

I want to make .sh script as shortcut for running exe in playonlinux prefix without installing (I'm talking about portable windows application). I already have prefix loaded with required libraries ...
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Can't install hearthstone on ubuntu 18.04

I have tried installing Hearthstone in several ways and I can't get it to work. I have tried using PlayOnLinux, i press configure, create a new virtual drive with the newest wine-stable-version (...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - corrupted network settings after forced shutdown?

Issue: whenever I boot into my Ubuntu machine (normal desktop boot), my Ethernet adapter is disabled. The cable, routers and all intermediate hardware stops are working correctly. To access the ...
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How to remove PlayOnLinux? (Ubuntu Software uninstall doesn't work)

I go to Ubuntu Software, search for playonlinux and then click remove: It does this... An then still shows me it is installed. Also after restart and waiting for 10 hours. What can I do? Does ...
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Paladins install from the software center is not working

using ubuntu 18.04.1 software center, paladins is listed. it is my wifes favorite game, trying to install it so she will switch from windows. I have tried the software center install, but it keeps ...
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Gnome gaming performance

I have installed different linux distros with different DE's. What I've noticed is that gnome and specifically Ubuntu has smoother animation performance in League of Legends. I've installed KDE on ...
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cannot install MS office 2007 on ubuntu 18.04.01 via Playonlinux [duplicate]

My question is not a duplicate because I don't use wine directly while the asker used wine instead of Playonlinux. My ubuntu version is 18.04.01 Bionic Beaver, not 14.04 LTS. I am trying to install ...
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PlayOnLinux not detecting FreeType fonts - ubuntu 18.04

Just started with PlayOnLinux - Tried to install few apps and every time I get some sort of variation of this: 10/11/18 12:16:38 - [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-1.6.2 /home/callmebob/Downloads/...
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synaptic to uninstall rainlendar-lite 2.13

I went into synaptic to install playonlinux. Among the packages it said would need to be uninstalled was rainlendar-lite 2.13. Same thing with sudo apt-get install playonlinux. Is there a way to ...
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How do you remove ImageMagick without removing PlayOnLinux?

I am trying to delete ImageMagick, but each time I do, it also deletes PlayOnLinux. I just want to remove ImageMagick.
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Can't open software-center, permission denied

I've followed the basic instructions for getting Linux on my Chromebook up to getting the software center. Problem is I've tried gksu software-center and just software-center in the terminal but they ...
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Photoshop does not see the font

The problem is this: I installed Photoshop on PlayOnLinux and CrossOver (there is a problem here and there). Photoshop does not see the font "ProbaPro Regular" the rest of the family of this font sees,...
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Wine + PlayOnLinux + Amazon kindle

When I install Amazon Kindle in PlayonLinux, the fonts are not displaying properly, all seems to be like boxes. How to fix it? Linux Flavour: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
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Problem when trying to play using WINE

Recently I tried to play a game with PlayOnLinux. I managed to install it and it opened but right after the logo of the game (something like an intro, you know) its just a black screen and then it ...
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can't install Office 2010 via PlayonLinux Ubuntu 16.04 needs winbind but winbind is installed

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and am trying to install Office 2010 Home & Student via PlayonLinux. At the beginning of the installation I get the error: "Error in main. Please install winbind before ...
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Diablo 2 Ubuntu 18 Bionic

It isn't my first time playing Diablo2 on Linux, I had the experience in Ubuntu 16 and Linux Mint. However, in Ubuntu 18 Bionic server when I start Diablo I get the image like transparent white and ...
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Wine + PlayOnLinux + SelfExtractingArchive.exe

What if I want to install Windows software using PlayOnLinux, but the only .exe file I can select is a self-extracting archive? How do I extract the actual main program file that PlayOnLinux is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 viber.deb not working.[2018] [one or more issues caused the setup to fail(playonlinux)]

When I installed ubuntu 18.04 at first I was able to install Viber.deb file but after few re-boot, Viber stops working. I tried to search Viber in the installed list but I could not find. I tried ...
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Playonlinux/Wine: How to add directories for quick access

I would like to add some of my directories in /home to the quick access directories in e.g. Word. In windows it would do a simple drag and drop within the opening/saving dialogue. But that does not ...
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PlayOnLinux displays weird looking window on 18.04 for MS Office installation

PlayOnLinux used to work just fine with 16.04. After upgrading to 18.04 I cannot install MS office from it. After I select the setup and click on install this window pops up: For approximately 3 ...
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League of legends Ubuntu Play on linux “Error in POL_System_wget”

i`m use ubuntu 16.4 I am getting the following error when running the installer for League of Legends in PlayOnLinux: Error in POL_System_wget POL_System_wget failed: Server issued an error response ...
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League of Legends (Garena) PH server

I'm just wondering if I can play League of Legends in garena using playonlinux? I'm in Philippines so i think I should really use garena.
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GTA San Andreas Wine Installation fail

I have a problem while installing Grand Theft Auto San Andreas on my PC via wine. I have installed Wine versions 3.15, 3.5 and 1.7.35, and if I run Setup.exe on 3.15 or 3.5 (or with double click in ...
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Recommendation for games that I can play with current system

So this is my current system on my laptop: I have Ubuntu 16.04 distribution, 32bit. desktop environment : Lubuntu 2x Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2840 @2.16GHz, RAM: 2GB. I have tried to download ...
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Help.I can't install playonlinux.(endless) [duplicate]

So I open the terminal and write the exact command "sudo apt-get install playonlinux" and get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Some packages could ...
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Ubuntu installation on to windows 10 laptop

I have downloaded Ubuntu and burned to a dvd and also a flash drive but how do I install it on my windows 10 laptop. When I put it in the USB port or insert the dvd nothing happens. Help!