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winetricks sha1sum mismatch rename and try again

The most conservative approach to this issue is to do exactly as the error command suggests and rename the file with this single command: mv -v /home/.cache/winetricks/win2ksp4/W2KSP4_EN.EXE \ /...
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How do I get the latest version of winetricks on Ubuntu?

The version of winetricks that comes with the stock Ubuntu installation is often quite old, even the version available from a more modern PPA can lag a bit. It is a great idea and a very safe one to ...
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Where does Wine store files?

Wine's files are stored in /home/user/.wine/drive_c/ by default. .wine is a hidden folder, so press Ctrl + H in your home folder to show it. You can select other folders in most programs by ...
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How can I install .exe files of Windows 7 or more in Ubuntu?

You can set the Windows version that Wine uses using winecfg or winetricks. After setting the WINEPREFIX, etc. (if you don't know what that is, you don't need to), run winecfg: Select Windows 7 from ...
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What is the difference between wine versions: stable, staging, devel, development?

Here the difference between the packages: winehq-staging: this is the most recent testing wine version. winehq-stable: this is the current stable wine version (probably the one you should install) ...
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Install the latest version of the Adobe Reader in Ubuntu or wine

There are many decent pdf readers available for a Linux system these days, my own personal favourite being Okular. However if you are really keen it is still possible to install Adobe Reader X1 (...
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winetricks sha1sum mismatch rename and try again

Update winetricks to the latest version by running sudo winetricks --self-update
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Problem to install .NET 4.6 using Wine

Good news: I was able to solve the problem by installing Wine 2.0 using Ricotz's PPA and using its more updated winetricks. First, remove last installation (in my case it was wine-devel) sudo apt-...
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Trying to switch to 32-bit Wineprefix from 64-bit Wine 1.6.2 (Trusty 14.04)

Create a 32-bit Windows wine prefix: env WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.wine32 WINEARCH=win32 winecfg (or win64 as winearch) Usage of prefix - with env: env WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.wine32 command arguments[...] ...
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Possible to install (and run) Foxit PhantomPDF successfully on Ubuntu with Wine?

So I followed the links provided by nutty about natty and tested the app using a fresh install using Wine 2.15 (August 20, 2017) with 32 bit (Like the guide I created. Just followed the steps up to ...
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How to install Battle.Net and run Blizzard games on Ubuntu 18.10

I base much of my answer on https://www.maketecheasier.com/play-hearthstone-on-ubuntu-linux/ which was the most concise solution, that had still to be tweaked. Vanilla installation of Ubuntu 18.10 ...
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Install Adobe Acrobat XI with wine

I'm the person who wrote the first test results of Adobe Acrobat XI Pro on Wine App database. You can't install the program using current, official Wine release. If you want install it with - and ...
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Where does Wine store files?

The existing answer in incomplete. Applications running in wine can store data in the locations specified in ~/.wine/dosdevices. Those can also be specified graphically. To do so, launch Configure ...
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Unable to find ncurses library

Wine may need 32-bit library. You can install it with sudo apt-get install libncurses5:i386 libncurses6:i386 and then retry.
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How do I get the latest version of winetricks on Ubuntu?

Updated 2019 answer The winetricks versions that are available in Disco and Eoan are able to update themselves [1]. If you happen to be using 19.04 or later, just run: sudo apt install winetricks sudo ...
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WineHQ on Ubuntu 19.10

does not have a release file indicate the repository has no support for your Ubuntu release, in this case it's Ubuntu Eoan → 19.10. You have added deprecated/outdated repository, the developer ...
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How to remove wine-1.7.34 completely

For me, wine was installed as multiple packages with different versions - for example wine1.4 or wine1.4-i386. To remove all of them, I simply typed sudo apt-get purge wine and then pressed TAB to ...
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winetricks sha1sum mismatch rename and try again

To install the latest service pack with winehttp, try upgrading your winetricks or try under the latest development version, e.g. curl -o winetricks https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Winetricks/...
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Can't install dotnet45 with winetricks on Ubuntu 14.04

Do this. It configures a new wine 32bit prefix and installs it. env WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 winetricks dotnet45
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What is the difference between wine versions: stable, staging, devel, development?

To run Windows applications on Ubuntu through Wine you can choose between two versions of Wine (as of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS), based on features Vs reliability: wine-stable: is the most tested and reliable ...
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Install the latest version of the Adobe Reader in Ubuntu or wine

Adobe Acrobat Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (No wine required) Install all Prerequisites - Step 1 sudo apt install gdebi-core libxml2:i386 libcanberra-gtk-module:i386 gtk2-engines-murrine:i386 ...
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Downloading file from website

When using wget, the -O option specifies where to download the file to, not the folder. For example, this won't work: wget -O /path/to/folder http://example.com/ But this will: wget -O /path/to/...
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Trying to switch to 32-bit Wineprefix from 64-bit Wine 1.6.2 (Trusty 14.04)

Just like you can't easily convert from a 32bit system to a 64bit system in place without a clean installation, you can't convert a 64-bit Wine prefix to a 32-bit one. The only way to achieve this is ...
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How to uninstall a program installed through Wine

Removing the .wine folder delete ALL your content. To simply remove one or multiple specific programs, run in a terminal: wine uninstaller
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How can I uninstall wine from Ubuntu?

Wine and winetricks are two separate packages. To remove both wine and winetricks and all dependencies: sudo apt-get purge wine winetricks sudo apt-get autoremove
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Help to UNINSTALL Photoshop. Please, help the Linux newbie)

Before following CiberSheep instructions, you can delete Photoshop with the Wine Uninstaller. Run, in a terminal: wine uninstaller Find Photoshop and remove it. After doing what CiberSheep said, ...
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Installing IE8 in wine - error rename/sha1sum mismatch winetest.cat

SOLUTION 2 Options: Automatically: copy and paste this into a terminal, and it will download, and place the file into the required directory (can be deduced from the script) wget "https://github....
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Can i download Windows version of games from Steam on Ubuntu for WINE?

Uninstall Linux version of the game first. In your Library right click on the game → Properties → check Force the use of a specific Steam Play compatibility tool → choose newest Proton ...
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How to install wine32 on ubuntu 18.04 64bit?

I installed wine yesterday in Lubuntu 18.04(based on Ubuntu). You simple need to go to the synaptic package manager, and search the package named wine-stable(actually i have the 3.0.1 version). You ...
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WineHQ on Ubuntu 19.10

My solution for 19.10; (It's worked for me on Ubuntu 19.10) Don't use this repository: sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ eoan main' Use this repository: sudo ...

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