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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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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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Paint Tool SAI stops drawing on full pressure with PlayOnLinux, Intuos 3

I've encountered a weird and incredibly annoying problem with running Paint Tool SAI 1.2.5 under PlayOnLinux using the 1.5.5-SAI WINE version, and I've been unable to find any information on it, apart ...
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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 intalled

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!
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Why on installing windows software on playonlinux brackets gets uninstalled?

Every time I install playonlinux and then on installing windows software when playonlinux automatically installs wine, Brackets gets uninstalled. The command sudo apt install brackets is unable to ...
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PlayOnLinux is not showing content while installing application

I installed Ubuntu alongside with Windows. I liked Ubuntu and I have decided to switch to Ubuntu permanently. There are some Windows applications still I want to use for my Office work. I needed Adobe ...
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Is there a way to fix the “content servers unreachable” error when running Steam via Wine BESIDES editing the config file/changing download region?

I am attempting to run Steam through Wine and install games from my library, but I keep getting the "content servers unreachable" prompt. Background: I am trying to use Lutris for my runners rather ...
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Problem with install “links” in virtual box

My Os already is Windows so I connected to Linux Ubuntu with virtual box, now I've installed " links " but not be installed. This result demonstrates to us : sudo apt-get install links reading ...
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Ableton live9 install is not working

Virtual driver can not be created, or it tries to create it for a 1000 year(and never finishes). I was using play on linux.
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Cannot install Starcraft2

So I tried installing Starcraft 2 on Ubuntu 18.04 using PlayOnLinux, but when I do so PlayOnLinux boots the .exe file and Battle.net says "A required DLL could not be found. please download and ...
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Microsoft_Office Customize installation on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with PlayonLinux failed

Hello, guys how are you? I am trying to install office in my ubuntu. I managed with success to install all the necessary components and I configure the right versions of wine to work together with ...
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How to mount a hard disk in Ubuntu?

How to mount my external hard disk in linux in Ubuntu. as the hard drive is not visible.and the mount option is invisible in hard disk, how I can make it visible and use it.
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Office installation error, PlayOnLinux fonts missing [duplicate]

This happens when I try to install Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux. I think the problem is related with Wine or Freetype libraries.
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how to make my games show in Bigfish games app on ubuntu 16.04 play on linux?

I can install Bigfish games client no problem with wine staging 3.2 and play on linux and the store loads fine too, but after logging in, none of my games are there to install/download. how do i fix ...
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PlayOnLinux/Windows Steam store still blank with no-cef-sandbox on 16.04

I know this question was asked already, but the answer did not help me. I installled play on linux and windows steam, in ubuntu 16.04 and after applying the windows xp settings, wine staging, and no-...
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Execute POL shortcut directly without invoking POL itself

How can I execute the target of a PlayOnLinux shortcut directly (with the correct wine version) without actually invoking PlayOnLinux? My problem is, that I need to run the shortcut in a headless ...
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No AverMedia TV tuner driver

The device is the AverMedia Volar Hybrid Q. I believe the model is H837 because the device is listed as 07ca:0837 when I run lsusb. The tuner only has a Windows driver, so I am looking for an ...
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Wine Crash when install Adobe creative cloud

I tryed to install Cloud but wine crash at 5%....I don't know why... I used this script: https://github.com/corbindavenport/creative-cloud-linux
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Anyone have any ideas how to make Dark Souls work though PlayonLinux?

Currently running Kubuntu 18.04, installed PlayonLinux and installed a version of Steam through it. Seems to work fine with the Witcher games thus far but I tried playing Dark Souls Prepare to Die ...
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After Installation of Call of Duty : Modern Warfare 3 it does not responds

I successfully installed an application Call of Duty : Modern Warfare 3 from PlayOnLinux in my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , but it does not open. Instead, it shows an error message saying, Error in POL_Wine ...
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How to install Tencent Gaming Buddy on PlayOnLinux?

I Installed playonlinux then I tried Manual install, selected '.exe' File which I downloaded from https://syzs.qq.com/en/ , it started but after sometime while installing game it showed some error. My ...
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Error installing playonlinux

So I wanted to install playonlinux from Ubuntu Software but it gave an error. So I tried it via the terminal. I get this error: huzeyfekiran@huzeyfekiran-ThinkPad-L450:~$ sudo apt install ...
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installation of linux in older windows based laptop [duplicate]

Is it beneficial to install linux in the 7 years old windows based laptop.....I have been using hp g62 for so long but due to the heating issue I have to repair it and costing a lot for me every year. ...
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Wine crashes when trying to open an app through PlayOnLinux

I've installed an app (Paint tool Sai) through PlayOnLinux. Each time I try to open it either it does absolutely nothing or a pop-up appears and writes this: Error in POL_Wine Wine seems to have ...
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PlayOnLinux fails to install MS Office (weird EULA blank window)

I'm trying to install MS Office 2010 with PlayOnLinux on Lubuntu 18.04. The installation process runs for more than 30 min with no results. An EULA window pops up, but it happens to mostly blank (no ...
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vba compatible spreadsheet [duplicate]

This question seems to have cropped up before in some form, but in 2016, I just installed Ubuntu with the hope totally replacing Windows 10. I also installed Playonlinux. There is a tab for installing ...
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How to make Adobe PDFMaker (Acrobat Pro XI) working with Microsoft Office 2007 using winetricks?

I have installed Microsoft Office 2007 with help of this answer using WineTricks. I need to integrate Adobe Acrobat Pro XI into Word to produce high quality PDFs. So I have a question - how to make ...
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18.04 playonlinux extremley frustrating bug

When I click the insall button on PlayOnLinux, the window is too small and it doesn't allow me to stretch it out. Why this is a problem is because it doesn't show the "Install an unlisted program" ...
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Window Size Issue

I have an issue with Play On Linux. When I try to install a new program, the install a non-listed program button is hidden and there is no way to resize the window. Any ideas on how to fix this? ...