From a 7+ year experience I can say the following:
I have tried Wine since around 2005-2006. Also tried Cedega (Dead for me after Wine 1.2 came out) and PlayOnLinux (PoL for short). I have also seen how the developing process in Wine under Ubuntu has been quickly catching up to the latest games. For Wine installation and configuration please see How to ...
Workaround on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and up
This workaround requires a working launcher for your Wine application. Here's a tutorial on how to create one. The workaround also applies to applications installed with PlayOnLinux scripts. More recent versions of PlayOnLinux automatically add the StartupWMClass line to their launcher.
Open your ....
Answer updated: as of September 2015, only steps 1, 2 and 3 are required for a 100% working League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04
I've finally solved all problems and League of Legends is working 100%. Here is a comprehensive tutorial on HOW TO PLAY LEAGUE OF LEGENDS ON UBUNTU 14.04.
Install your video card driver (in my case, I have a NVIDIA GeForce 730M):
PlayOnLinux does a terrible job with Starcraft II at the time of this writing. If your end goal is playing Starcraft II on Linux, here's what worked for me, on Ubuntu 17.04
Remove PlayOnLinux entirely.
sudo apt-get remove playonlinux
Tear out the wine that ships with the OS.
sudo apt-get remove wine
sudo apt autoremove
Enable 32 bit architecture
You can try Wine, but per the Wine application database, Visual Studio generally works poorly under Wine:
From this Wine site page:
nothing, install fails
What does not
What was not tested
You'll need to run a virtual machine. Wine won't be able to handle it. Look into install VirtualBox (not necessarily the best but easier). You'll need to create a windows VM and then once you have windows installed install Visual Studio.
If you're looking at equivalent IDEs. Qt Creator, Eclipse, KDevelop, Anjuta, Intellij can all act as possible ...
Installing from the Ubuntu repository:
PlayOnLinux is available from the default Ubuntu repositories on Ubuntu versions 12.04 and later.
Install it with
sudo apt-get install playonlinux
Then click ➕ Install a program in PlayOnLinux and search for the Windows program that you want to install.
However, if you want the latest version, you will ...
At the time of writing this post, the application is provided by noobslab.com for 16.04 version.
Add the repository by using the following in the terminal,
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
Then update your package list,
sudo apt-get update
And then installation,
sudo apt-get install playonlinux
This will install several libraries which are ...
You can use the Mono Development IDE to write .NET code in Ubuntu, rather than trying to use a Microsoft product in a non-Microsoft OS (which others have rightly pointed out is never going to be supported, easy, or in MS' best interests).
It has most of the features of Visual Studio, and will run faster and be more stable.
To install monodevelop, use ...
In order to activate Office with a KMS you will have to edit a number of registry values. So first start the Wine registry editor for your office prefix:
Select Office 2010 from list of installed applications on left
Click on the Wine Tab
Click Registry Editor
Next you will have to navigate to the key ...
Update: PlayOnLinux have finally added this feature so you do not need to do this manually any more! But you still have to add "$(echo "$@" | sed -e 's:/*/:\\:g')" in the end.
First make sure you are showing hidden files by open homefolder. Click on edit then preferences and tick the bar. Close the window.
Then you type the command
Type in ...
Two years ago I bought this laptop which works pretty well with Linux. When I upgraded to my new distro, Elementary OS Freya, I noticed the problem that backlight was unable to change. I could change it only on grub screen. After trying every guide on the internet I partially solved the issue by downgrading the kernel (and the related Intel graphics driver) ...
There is a r/Ubuntu post in Reddit by jmobastos69 that details how to install League of Legends (LOL) in PlayOnLinux (POL). This answer is a cleaner and slightly modified version of that post.
Remove wine and playonlinux and their dependencies that you have installed previously and remove retrieved package files:
sudo apt purge wine playonlinux
sudo apt ...
Sorry to give you the wrong answer, but I really doubt this will ever be truly supported.
Some people might actually get it working someday, but Microsoft will most certainly never support this officially; or even make things easy for the community, for that matter. From what I know, running the MS Office suite itself is horribly painful, it becomes more ...
True, "Linux is virus free" is a myth. And it's also an extremely inaccurate and vague sentence.
You can read a lot on this topic, and there are a lot of articles explaining you what kind of "virus" (believe me, it's the wrong word to define such things, but let's use it for this discussion) are out there, how a "virus" may harm you, and how unlikely this ...
According to playonlinux.com, Office 2016 is not supported.
You do however have some alternatives:
Run Office 2016 in a virtual machine with Windows.
Office 2013 might work with PlayOnLinux on your machine. It works on
my hardware, but it does not work on all.
Office 2010 is supported by PlayOnLinux.
You can use the online version of Office. There is a ...
I have solved it. There are two actions to apply:
Solves the problem when you launch the application and then open the file.
To do so, follow ingasvist's user instuctions: go to Playonlinux, select Office program (Word, Excel, ...), go to Configure (do not get confused by "Configure Wine"), go to the Miscellaneous tab, and in the Command to exec before run ...
First of all, you need to have PlayOnLinux 4.1.1 (It won't work with 4.0.x)
To upgrade PlayonLinux to latest version, go to this link : http://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html
Choose ubuntu, and follow the instructions regarding your distribution.
Then go to PlayOnLinux options -> File associations (.docx -> Microsoft Word 2010)
You need to enter ...
This is where you will find your icons or place your custom icons in here:
$ cd ~/.local/share/icons/hicolor/256x256/apps/
Go to the following directory:
$ cd ~/.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/Microsoft\ Office
Microsoft Excel 2010.desktop\
if you run python -V, you get: Python 2.7.6, However, if you run python3 -V, you get 3.4.0.
Running a script, you can specify the python version to use by using either:
If the script or application is executable, and you run it without the python (either 2 or 3) command, you need to have the ...