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Questions tagged [wine]

Wine is a software compatibility layer that allows Windows programs to be run on Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac OS X.

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Wineserver hang everytime I try to install anything in wine

Everytime I try to install anything in wine, I always get the error "Running /usr/bin/wineserver -w. This will hang until all wine processes in prefix=/home/username/.wine terminate" I'm able to ...
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Issues running a game in WINE

Everytime I try to run Sonic Adventure 2 I keep getting a program error and it stops trying to run it in Steam, and in San Andreas everytime I open up the game it works but the screen glitches out to ...
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Wine: numpad 'dot' key trigger 'dot' and 'delete'

When I press numpad .Del key on a wine, a . is inserted but del is also triggered. I would like only . key is triggered. how to ? issue append on any software. I use french keyboard layout. (no ...
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Polar V800 do not sync in Wine

Ubuntu 18.04.1 Wine 3.16 Polar V800 WineHQ website has Instruction for M400, but it do not work V800. What is wrong?
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permission in wine applications

running wine program argument, on wine at USER/.wine, and program at wherever. running as USER, with ownership of user, and group set to USER, the result No protocol specified creating Window ...
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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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How do I find WINE

I'm trying to change the settings for WINE, but there's a problem...I can't find it lol (sorry just my sense of humor) but seriously though, I want to get WINE to use a virtual desktop, but everytime ...
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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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Adobe Reader (or any third part software) on Steam Play

A week or so ago, Valve released a feature that implements compatibility to Windows games on Steam via Proton. As far as I understood, the engine is basically Wine. I was wondering whether it would be ...
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LifeSize UVC ClearSea client for Ubuntu?

In my company, we started using LifeSize UVC ClearSea app for videoconferences. That's quite a problem for me, as I'm using only Lubuntu and not Windows. There are only Windows, OS X and Android ...
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How do I put all my programs on a different hard drive?

I'm migrating from Windows 10 to Ubuntu finally. My current setup is I have a 250gb m.2 SSD that I use only for the OS, and a 3TB drive I keep for all my programs and documents, etc. I want a similar ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - install Ant Movie Catalog in Wine

It seems that most of the movie catalog apps for Linux have been abandoned (Griffith, GCstar, Data Crow), so I'm thinking in installing Ant Movie Catalog, which is only available in Windows, this is ...
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Wine doesn't run Metatrader 4 | asks for Proxy

Trying to install MT4 on Ubuntu 16.04, using wine. Unfortunately, antytime I run the Install.exe I m stuck with a popup window asking for "PROXY SETTING". There are couple guys askin this, but no ...
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Mouse scroll sometimes doesn't work in MS Word in wine

I have MS Office 2007 in wine 3.6 on Kubuntu 18.04. If I launch several Word documents, sometimes the mouse scroll stops working when switching to another document. Sometimes this issue can be solved ...
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How do I install Wine 3.15? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the latest WINE, and I'm reading the readme, it's telling me to do the ./configure thing but when I do I get this message bash: ./configure: No such file or directory What am I ...
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I'm getting Error: need a single repository as argument for sudo apt-add-repository ‘deb http://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main’ [duplicate]

I'm trying to install wine, but this code is not working. sudo apt-add-repository ‘deb http://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/* xenial main’ It's returning this error need a single repository as ...
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Need help on getting ping to run under wine on Ubuntu 16.04

I need help getting ping to work under wine on Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to run a Battlefield Bad Company 2 server for testing (I might be doing some development on a mod at some point) and I am ...
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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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Trouble installing .ex.e with Wine, Installation hangs

I'm attempting to install Chemdraw with wine, as it's an .exe, but the installation hangs. Here's a pic of what's happening. When I get to the user agreement, both options at the bottom are grayed ...
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How to update wine [duplicate]

I recently moved from windows to lubuntu 18.04 and i've installed wine 3.14 following this guide (https://linuxconfig.org/install-wine-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-linux). How can i update wine to 3....
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS update problems sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Hello i have a problem with new update in ubuntu can someone help me i have this error ~$ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://si.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://si.archive....
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Gnome no longer seems to be registering running wine applications

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 and when I start a wine application, gnome does not show it in the application switcher, and in many instances the keyboard input is given to the last application (before wine ...
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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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How to create a text file to run wine application on ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I have installed a windows application using wine and I tried to create a text file on desktop containing the following line: wine ".wine/drive_c/Program Files/app1/app2018/app.exe" then I saved the ...
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I run 'winecfg' but all message is not seen properly - so many squares :(

I just type winecfg on terminal. But I can't any messages on Wine Configuration window. enter image description here Is there any method to fix this error?
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Unable to add ppa repository [duplicate]

When I am trying sudo add-apt-repository --yes ppa:persepolis/ppa its showing Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/persepolis/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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Disable mouse acceleration on WINE/lutris

My sensitivity on overwatch with lutris is a lot higher than my windows machine, both use 6 sensitivity in game. I have set the dpi of my mouse to 400 and disabled mouse acceleration with gnome tweaks....
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How to have logs from a Lutris launched game?

I am trying to play fortnite with wine, but I have disconnection issues so I would like to have a closer look at what is happening. I have already tried to launch the launcher exe from the terminal ...
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Circular Dependency for Wine after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and now the Wine program is broken. When I tried to uninstall it (so I could reinstall it from scratch), I get a circular dependency. joseph@joseph-Lenovo-Y50-70:~$ sudo ...
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Wine and Sketchup

After strenuous efforts I've managed to install Sketchup Make 16 (32 bit) in Ubuntu 18.04, which seems to work okay. Unfortunately there's a small problem that I can't fix. When you hover over the ...
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Warhammer 40,000 dawn of war soulstorm steam proton not launching

I am trying to play this game through steam play on ubuntu 18.04 but the game never launches. I have reinstalled nvidia driver 396 from repository and installed vulkan-utils.
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GTX1070 and low gaming performance

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (fresh installation not dual boot) and i switched to the proprietary Nvidia drivers (390.48). I also installed Lutris and downloaded league of legends to see how it ...
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wine DirectX diagnostics (dxdiag) on completely fresh WINE prefix is not showing any window - is it expected?

When I create completely new wine prefix: WINEPREFIX="$HOME/fresh" wine wineboot and try to run dxiag on it: WINEPREFIX="$HOME/fresh" wine dxdiag I see only an error in the console: 0009:err:...
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Unable to install Photoshop on Ubuntu 16.04

I have tried many of the suggestions that I found online, but I always run into a problem. I use Play on Linux to install Photoshop 6 on my Ubuntu 16.04, but when it gets to the point of downloading ...
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Itunes and UBUNTU 18.04 wont install at all

I really really tried different approaches to installing itunes using playonlinux. I also tried this one https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&v=hloAeOg4HR8&redir_token=...
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Missing fonts in Acrobat reader in wine

I have managed to install Adobe Acrobat Reader (the only "free" PDF editor I could find) in wine. This is working, but a lot of texts are not being rendered. I have run the following to install it (...
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Installing and using ActivePresenter with Wine

I can't get Active Presenter working on wine. After installation, program shows message that "Windows 7 or newer is needed in order to use this app". The problem is, wine is set to Windows 7 x64. I've ...
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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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apt-get install is failing

I was following this tutorial to install wine in my machine that is running ubuntu. link: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2015/12/install-wine-1-8-stable-new-ppa/ After that apt-get install is ...
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Run Wine 3.14 on Ubuntu16.04 startup [duplicate]

I have a Point of sale program that uses firebird-2.5 (Windows version only). I am having a problem that the software must run on the Ubuntu machine for the Windows machine to work. I have found that ...
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Wine32 dependencies problem

Since yesterday I tried to install Wine, everything was OK until I was asked to install wine32. The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine32:i386 : Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.17) but it ...
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apt --fix-broken install does not work, package manager broken after installing wine-stable

I am on ubuntu 18.04. I tried installing wine-stable, but it got errors. Now I cannot install or remove anything anymore. How can i fix this? martin@D002-0113:~$ sudo apt --fix-broken install ...
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How to install Wine (Ubuntu 18.04) [duplicate]

No matter which way I try to install Wine It doesn't install, I'm new to Ubuntu, but its not hard to copy and paste and click "install". I tried to install it via Commands on the Wine website, and ...
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Mouse misbehaving while running COD4 Mw on q4wine ubuntu 18.04

I installed Q4Wine in my ubuntu 18.04, and installed COD4-MW. Game starts and the mouse pointer starts moving randomly, can't control the mouse. Can anyone help me out? Thanks in advance:)
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18.04.1 Sources list question

Upgraded to 18.04.1 last night via software updater. Few issues but nothing I can't work out. Question on the bionic sources list though. The source for UbuntuZilla seems to have been disabled and I ...
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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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Wine: Opening virtual desktop on specific monitor

As a required workaround, I need to use a virtual desktop for a Wine application. Most people deal with this just fine, but in my case, I have a triple monitor setup. What I want to do is to have ...
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Virtual DJ 8 running in linux Ubuntu under Wine the music speeds up on its own

I am running Virtual DJ 8 on Ubuntu and for some reason any music I play starts speeding up on its own. It's running on a MacBook Pro 13-inch with Intel hardware. I am not sure how to fix this ...
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Why Heroes of the Storm gives me e_gfxErrorShaderCompileFailed ? (Ubuntu 18.04)

So I installed Lutris and picked the Battle.net "platinum" package. I can play but randomly I get a popup like this. Sometimes I can play an entire game, sometimes it's every 2 minutes. I installed ...
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Keyboard not working in games in Wine

I've installed GoG Heroes III Complete using Wine on Ubuntu 18.04 on an Acer Aspire TimelineX 5830TG laptop. When running the game, I see that some keyboard shortcuts won't work. For example, n to ...