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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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Is it possible to install Microsoft Office 2020 on Ubuntu

I recently downloaded PlayOnLinux and it only offers MS Office 2000/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016. I probably shouldn't say "only" it's plenty, but can I install the 2020 version? Maybe not useful but I ...
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How to remove wine packages?

I'm using ubuntu 18.04. I had installed wine and playonlinux using following commands: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key sudo apt-key add winehq....
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How to install another copy of the program via PlayOnLinux?

I would like to install another copy of Windows game via PlayOnLinux for testing and experimenting, under a new Wine prefix. How do I do that?
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How to add another program to an existing Wine prefix with PlayOnLinux?

I have installed Hearthstone, a digital card game, via PlayOnLinux. Now I would like to install Innkeeper, a card manager utility for the game, under the same Wine prefix. Ideally the game and the ...
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Scroll with right key

I've always used AutoHotKey for Windows to implement a scroll method which simulates smartphone scrolling with the mouse right key, using this script. Then I rewrote the scroll wheel to zoom, for the ...
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How do I find all files containing specific text in directories and subdirectories and read [closed]

i'm iterating through a set of using variable goods i want to find list of files using specific text cost to grep all files and read it. I have the below code but not able to find the solution. In ...
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I have install MS Office 2016 with Wine but MS Fonts are not available

I followed instructions in this thread (How do I install MS Office 2016 on PlayOnLinux) to install MS Office 2016 using POL / Wine. The process worked without any issues. Now when I load documents in ...
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Using grep or find to get all files created in 2018 with “log” extension [closed]

Directory contains catalogs that have the following format: «20180201». I want to Get the list of all files created in 2018 with the "log" extension and their sizes. Can anyone explain me this?
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How to install updates on Microsft Office 2016 installed on PlayOnLinux

How can I install updates to Microsoft Office 2016 installed on Ubuntu 18.04 using PlayOnLinux? I was able to install Microsoft Office 2016 using PlayOnLinux (POL). However clinking Word->Account->...
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Regarding using MetaTrader 4 with PlayOnLinux

I am using PlayOnLinux for using MetaTrader 4, a Windows application. But the problem is that I have to install MT4 every time to open it. Is there any option to open MT4 easily? I am installing ...
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Upgrading Wine on Ubuntu 18.04

Synopsis I am running Ubuntu 18.04. I am trying to install a Windows program using PlayOnLinux and want to use the latest stable Wine version (5.0), as I am having problems with the current version of ...
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Why can't PlayOnLinux find the xterm on 18.04?

So I am trying to install PlayOnLinux with the terminal using these commands. $ wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add - OK $ sudo wget http://deb.playonlinux.com/...
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Unable to install League of Legends on 18.04

I'm using the latest version of Wine to try and install League of Legends, so I followed these steps from https://www.linuxmadesimple.info/2020/03/how-to-install-league-of-legends-on.html (I skipped ...
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Searching and printing in linux

Question:- Write a grep command that prints out all the lines containing the word 'Good'. There are 42000 lines in an Excel file and I want to find and print the line that contains the word 'Good' ...
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Power BI Desktop Not Working Under PlayOnLinux

Could it be that PlayOnLinux may be improved so as to provide the signature to PowerBiDesktop_x64.exe that .net is installed ? Is this what would allow the installation to get past the .net installed ...
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Boot Device Not Found, HP EliteBook 2560p

I installed playonlinux in lubuntu 18.04 on hp EliteBook 2560p. The internal hdd had only one partition of 320 GB. And then installed wine 3.03, some apps, 2 files of windows 7 and some virtual drives ...
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Discord Auto Killed [closed]

I am using ubuntu 19.10 When I am playing Dota 2 using steam and using discord for voice chat, my discord automatically quits after some time.
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Installing Chrome or Firefox through PlayOnLinux

I need a Windows install of a modern browser. I'm trying to install Chrome or Firefox, so I've been using PlayOnLinux. Firefox: I get the following error: Wine cannot find the FreeType font library....
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Where to install software using playonlinux?

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.4 LTS, and very new to playonlinux/wine. I have been trying to install a software (microsoft office 2010 and then 2016) using both playonlinux/wine manually by choosing ...
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How to remove PC name from the terminal

How to remove the PC name from the terminal example rahul@rahul-ThinkPad-L480:~$ to rahul:~$
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how to find directories , compress and save in other location

I have a task - To search 6 months old directories/files. 1) Tar and save to another location. Below command works perfectly, but saving to same location where old files exist find . -mtime +180 -...
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Files Backup verification

I have a server with logs file and I am using a remote server as a buckup server, I am using scp commant to FTP these files now I need to develop a script to check if all files transferred and with ...
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how to configure usb to hdmi in ubuntu 18?

I want to connect my external monitor with my laptop using an USB to HDMI device, a Fresco Logic inc. FL2000 USB to HDMI adapter (identified by lsusb as it shows Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1d5c:2000) but ...
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How can you install IE6 and IE8 on a Play On Linux 64bit prefix? [duplicate]

I am told that one of the programs I use through wine requires IE for its online functionality, I use Play on Linux for them so it's easier to keep separate prefixes and different wine versions. ...
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Assign Semi Path to a variable

How can i assign only the first 4 words of a path to a variable for example: my current working directory is /home/Foo/Documents/Programs/ShellScripts/Butler and i want assign a variable with path ...
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Pdf in Mobaxterm [duplicate]

How to open pdf or any other files (I mean that word, excel, etc) in Mobaxterm? I have tried to open it through cd and vi, but I was not able to access it. Could anyone help me out with this? Thank ...
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Is it possible to install microsoft office 365 and power bi in Ubuntu 18.04

Im Using Ubuntu 18.04. I want to install Microsoft Office 365 and Power BI on my Linux machine without VM. Is it Possible?. I have checked with Wine and Playonlinux also, MsOffice2013 has been ...
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appending under a specific line number using bash

I want to append this line: define(\RELAY_MAILER_ARGS', \TCP $h 587')dnl In the 4th line of a file using bash, I need to do to put in script.
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Installing Office 365 on WINE

I need to use Microsoft Office for a class I'm taking, and I can't use an alternative. I'm running WINE 4.5, Ubuntu 19.10, and PlayOnLinux 4.3.4, and I have access to the installer executable and ...
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POL_Shortcut error in Lightroom5 Installation on PlayOnLinux

I am trying to install Lightroom5 on Ubuntu 18.04. I am using a set-up file to do the installation. I think I am almost close to the end but I keep getting this error towards the later part of the ...
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How to install MS Office 365 ProPlus in Wine?

I have licence for MS Office 365 ProPlus,and I would like to run it on Linux through Wine. So I have 2 questions. 1.) Why I am getting POL error every time when I try to install 64-bit app through ...
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How to add “Harvard-Angelia” Reference Style on Microsoft Word 2010

I downloaded Microsoft Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux. I checked the reference style there and "Harvard-Angelia" was missing. I downloaded the reference style on .ens form but am confused on where to ...
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mv: stat failed for './download': No such file or directory

When I want to download IE8 using Playonlinux, I get an error when downloading microsoft fonts: Downloading: andale32.exe ... mv: stat failed for './download': No such file or directory ...
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PlayOnLinux Steam Library Black screen [duplicate]

Trying to download the window's version of steam onto my Ubuntu computer through PlayOnLinux, i have everything working properly but the library and everything just shows up as black and nothing loads....
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Playonlinux Steam Black Screen — update

I got black screen like said in this post : PlayOnLinux Steam black screen Friend's list, Library, everything show me a black screen. The answer in the link i posted can't work anymore : a part of ...
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Unable to find version: 1.7.41-PhotoshopBrushes

I'm trying to install photoshop CC on my machine and got this error message :/ Ubuntu 19.10 i5 5th Gen Intel HD 5500 Thinkpad T450 8GB RAM 10/25/19 15:09:34 - [POL_Wine_InstallVersion] Message: Wine ...
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How can I install Wine (i386) on Ubuntu 19.10?

Since Canonical decided not to include i386 packages support and I get errors during Playonlinux / Crossover / wine installations, what is a workaround to address this issue? It's a known issue, and ...
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Canvas doesn't work on CLIP STUDIO

I've installed Clip Studio Paint using both playonlinux and wine, but in both cases i can't use the pen/eraser tools, as the program won't recognize them. Other tools like the bucket and line tool ...
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Windows-to-Linux-migration [duplicate]

I am new to Linux, I have been using Windows since I was 9, I have heard things about Linux and I truly enjoy what I have seen so far, although, I came from a Windows OS and I don't want to buy new ...
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How do i disable W button on keyboard?

My laptop has some problem in W button due to which i am unable to work properly. Is there anyway to disable W button ? I have tried xmodmap but its not working now.
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use math.h function in linux ? sqrt() [closed]

why i can't run the program with sqrt (a) code : #include <stdio.h> 1 #include <math.h> 2 int main (...
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Missing network functionality on Clip Studio Paint (Wine)

I use Clip Studio Paint through Wine 4.15 and Playonlinux on an Ubuntu 19.04 machine. And while it works great locally, there are some features that require network access that just plain don't work, ...
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I have installed Format Factory using PlayOnLinux, but the shortcut I created is not working!

I have installed Format Factory using PlayOnLinux, but the shortcut I created is not working! Here the .desktop file with r&w permissions at both ends. [Desktop Entry] Name=Format Factory Exec=/...
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vcr2015 won't install

When I try to run vcr2015 (x86 version) I get this error: elijah$ wine ./vc_redist.x86.exe fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation (nil) 1 (nil) 0 fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation (nil) 1 (nil) 0 fixme:ntdll:...
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Microsoft Office 2013 installation via PlayOnLinux crashes

I am having a problem with online installation of MS Office 2013 through Playonlinux on Ubuntu 18.04. I didn't get an ISO, but only a link to Microsoft servers. I tried to install it, but during the ...
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How do I install “wine-staging” on Ubuntu 18.04?

Ok, so I'm about to install some games on my computer. PlayOnLinux asks me for "wine-staging", which seems not to be a package... How the hell can I get it?
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I want to install Linux on my extra hard drive [duplicate]

So I have two 1TB hard drives in my computer one for Windows 10 for my gaming and the other I have sitting nice and pretty. I would really like to put Linux on my empty hard drive that's just sitting ...
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Emsisoft Emergency Kit does not download updates in Wine

i recently installed Emsisofts Free Emergency Kit on a laptop, to make sure no Windows virusses will get anywhere. just to make sure. I followed the same path i did with previous installments of ...
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Ilustrator CC Ubuntu 19.04 GUI is glitchy,rest of the program works pretty fine

Well guys,stay with me on this one! A noob figuring out how to linux 101,trying to get illustratorCC to work I downloaded the .exe files (and the other files needed to install the program),installed ...
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Steam CS:GO on ubuntu playonlinux 10fps

i am trying to play CS:GO via steam in ubuntu 18 Bionic Beaver machine but i get maximum 10 fps in game. I have installed and deleted my graphics cards drivers about a hundred times but still no ...

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