Wine is a free software application that aims to allow computer programs written for Microsoft Windows to run on Unix-like operating systems.

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Can you use one Microsoft Office 2007 key on multiple devices?

Example: I have an Ubuntu box running wine, and a Windows 7 VM. Can I install Office (Student/Home 2007) in Wine, see if it works well, then uninstall it, and re-install it in The Windows VM? If ...
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How to install wine from the terminal in linux?

I'm installing wine from the terminal in Linux Mint 15 (Cinnamon). Here is the command I ran: sudo apt-get install wine When it gets to 100%, it shows this. I tried pressing Enter, but it did not ...
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How to install wine with dependency problems on OpenSUSE?

I am trying to install wine on OpenSUSE but I have a dependency problems. It says that I need libgphoto2.so.2 and maybe I will need other packages later. Do you know a way to solve this problem? ...
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Linux - Wine - is it possible to force locale + date/time format?

I would like to run some sensor software using Wine and serial port. However, this SW strictly requires exact date/time settings to work correctly. I created a new account in KDE (running Kubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 full iphone backup

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have an iPhone 5 using iOS 6.0.2. My question is how can I do a full backup on Ubuntu. Most questions I have seen on this are related to peoples music libraries etc how ...
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Remove .wine folder in home directory

I am a NFS with a very restrictive limit on how much space we can take up on the hard-drive. I found out my .wine/ in my home folder is pretty big. I want to know if I can go ahead and remove it, as I ...
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Wine running apps stops download when downloading big files

If I am trying to install the .Net framework in Wine. It has to download data around 200-300 MB. It starts well. But after downloading 10-20 MB the download stops. Installation is still running, even ...
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Running Ubuntu with a WIN7 VM in order to use Photoshop

I'm a front-end dev who basically codes html/css/php; I have a Vaio Laptop and I chose to go with Ubuntu because of the ease of use of tools such as Git, the possibility to do native testing with a ...
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Access a localhost server from wine on ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and have a program call Construct 2 install through Playonlinux. Construct 2 creates a localhost:50000. Is there a way to get wine to allow me to access the localhost ...
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Bluestacks on Linux Fedora

I am trying to use Bluestacks for running Android application on my Linux Fedora using Wine. I tried wine BlueStacks-SplitInstaller_native.exe from terminal. It gave me Install Mono for Windows to ...
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How to make Wine open links without IE7

I run QQ2012 using Wine, and when I didn't have IE7 installed, the links would open using Chrome. After I installed IE7, links were opened with that. There's a problem with Explorer too: I don't ...
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Why isn't wine an emulator? [duplicate]

As far as I know, it just emulates the windows API on Linux, and passes the windows c functions to the c functions in the Linux kernel. Can anyone shed some light on this?
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Wine screws up Pulseaudio and USB audio card when already playing ALSA stream

My setup is a Thinkpad T420 with Creative X-Fi USB audio card. Everything usually works fine, I can play multiple streams and arbitrarily move streams from one audio card to another. One use case ...
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Mac — Macports/Wine errors: NCurses library and Fontconfig

I've been trying to get Wine on my Mac to run some of my old PC games. I used Macports to install it, but it didn't work right away. I followed This tutorial, and then looked around a bit on the web ...
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Running IE and MS Office in Wine or using sandboxie

I have a friend that constantly keeps having viruses on his computer. The main problem is that he's using Windows with 2-3 antiviruses but he keeps opening unverified Powerpoint files and binaries ...
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How to run a windows .bat script with wine from command line?

I'm trying to run a batch script from my mac terminal using wine (in order to provide arguments to a windows executable and piping output). so far I've tried executing wine runme.bat but ...
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Why would apt install an i386 dependency for an amd64 package?

I have a Compaq laptop with an Intel T2370 CPU, which is 64-bit. Most of my applications are installed from the amd64 packages. I installed WINE1.4 yesterday using Software Manager in Linux Mint 13 ...
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Is it possible to run a Windows Visual C++ program in Linux?

I am trying to run this code on PAGE 7. of this document, and successfully ran it on Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 for Windows. The problem is that I need to get this code working on linux. I read up a ...
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Wine on Gentoo fails with libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed message

Not long ago problems with Wine have began on my Gentoo PC... When I try to launch any application I see this thing: libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed for pthread_cancel to work wine client error:25: ...
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Cannot install Wine in Linux Mint

I installed Linux Mint Maya Xfce. When I tried to install Wine, it gets stuck and no progress is made beyond 83% installed. I used the Software Manager. I have tried using the command line as advised ...
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With Ubuntu 12.04 unlike 11.04 Wine installed application start menu links are missing

With Ubuntu 12.04 and wine 1.4 unlike ubuntu 11.04 with wine 1.2.2 installed application start menu links are missing. For instance with Ubuntu 11.04 including Wine I can install one of our Windows ...
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Font smoothing in Wine

I've recently switched from Windows to Linux (elementary OS), and installed Notepad++ with Wine. It works fine, but looks like Windows 95. I tried setting registry settings to make the fonts look ...
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Cant find notepad++ on my linux after installation

I installed notepad++ on my linux using wine. I ran it after installation and it worked fine. I want to keep using npp but i cannot find it anywhere in my files. It was installed in a virtual C drive ...
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Running Windows 8 in Ubuntu 10.04

I would like to try Windows 8 on Ubuntu 10.04 in virtualbox ose I have Windows 7 previously installed along with Ubuntu in pc. Now when I started virtual machine I got the error. I opened bios ...
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Why isn't there anything like WINE to run Osx software on Linux? [closed]

Is there any particular reason that prevents the possibility of creating software like WINE to run Osx soft on GNU/Linux ? What led to the creation of wine, excluding games, was the lack of some ...
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Why Cygwin needs recompile application but Wine does not?

Cygwin and Wine both are compatibility layers. One is implementing POSIX on Windows, and the other is implementing Windows API on *nix. Why is it necessary to recompile binaries to run on Windows with ...
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Dreamweaver and Photoshop on Linux Mint

I have a simple question. Is it legal to use Dreamweaver and Photoshop (both bought legally) on linux using Wine?
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Installing .NET 4.0 Framework on Wine using Winetricks

I use Xubuntu 12.04 and I installed Wine 1.4. I am now trying to install the .NET 4.0 Framework using Winetricks. I use this command sudo sh winetricks dotnet40 But I get this error wine cmd.exe / ...
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How do I use wine's new multi-channel audio support?

Wine supposedly added Multi-channel support to the ALSA driver in a recent release. However, I haven't found any documentation about it or any reports of anyone successfully using it. I have 5.1 ...
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DCOM update error in wine

I am trying to install araxis merge through wine. I get the following error "You need to install DCOM update on this computer". The following are details of my configuration. Operating System: Linux ...
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Trying to launch old game using wine

I'm using wine 1.5.11 on Archlinux, and I try to launch this old game : http://www.cnetfrance.fr/telecharger/waterboy-11006056s.htm?download=1 The problem is that I always get a "Run-time error ...
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How to use NeroAacEnc in Terminal on Mountain Lion

How can I encode audio using the amazing NeroAacEnc? Is there a way to compile it for Mac OS or is Wine the only solution? I am trying to combine it with x264 through ffmpeg for HD video transcoding. ...
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Winetricks fails installing dotnet20 and msxml6

I tried installing dotnet20 and msxml6 with winetricks, but both fail with different errors. It seems that dotnetfx20 isn't available anymore at the microsoft download center. Here's my output for ...
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I've compiled wine on Mac, but it doesn't work, because it freezes and SEGV

I've compiled successfully wine sources. Also added following line into my ~/.profile export DYLD_FALLBACK_LIBRARY_PATH="/usr/X11/lib:/usr/lib" because of errors like: failed to load ...
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How do I run a Linux application in Windows?

I need to run a Linux application under Windows. Is there an application like Wine (which runs Windows applications under Linux) that will do the job?
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Steam games in wine run at resolution of both monitors combined

When I open games in steam they open at the resolution resolution of both monitors combined. This is quite irritating. I would like to know if there are any ways I can fix this without disabling one ...
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Debian no lib32asound2-plugins=1.0.25

I compiled git wine 1.5.6 and the sound is not working correctly. winecfg gives a message: ALSA lib ../../pulse/pcm_pulse.c:995:(_snd_pcm_pulse_open) Unknown field handle_underrun ...
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Can't install umlet under Linux

I'm trying to install umlet. I have tried quite a lot of different configurations, but none worked. Whether trying from the .jar itself (java -jar umlet.jar), whether using it as an eclipse plugin, or ...
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Extracting msi files using Linux

Related: How to extract files from MSI package? To extract the contents of a MSI installer using Linux, I can either use msiexec with wine or use 7zip. However, the latter does not preserve ...
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Installing Wine on Linux Mint Debian Edition

For whatever reason, Wine is not in the repository on LMDE. I would like to know how to install it. Can anyone provide instructions on how to do so?
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Running old Windows game with 2 CDs on Mac OS X

There is an old Windows game that comes on 2 CDs. It works such that when you reach a certain point in the game, it will prompt you to insert the second CD to continue. I have a friend who would like ...
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How to run adobe photoshop cs4 on wine?

I dual booted my xp installing linux mint 12. I have photoshop cs4 installed on xp, but can't run it on wine. Why?
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Running Application with Wine on Text Console Only (no x server started)

I'd like to use a windows console application on a linux server (centos 6) via wine. It's an image generation tool. The application works fine as long as I'm running it via a graphic desktop (gnome or ...
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Can Wine emulate Windows95?

I have VirtualPool2 for Windows95, but recently the CD drive has not been working on my Windows95 machine. VPool only supports Windows95 so I can't run it in Wine, it detects Wine as a WindowsNT ...
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debian64 wheezy with fglrx 1:12-1-2 shows different server and client glx string

I'm trying to get wine compiled with debian64 wheezy; however, the configure script shows at the end: configure: WARNING: No OpenGL library found on this system. OpenGL and Direct3D won't be ...
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Screen resolution with wine application

I am using wine in ubuntu using a acer mini laptop, i have installed an application however when running it, it only shows part of the application the rest is hidden below the screen. i have tried to ...
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Running java-dependant program in Wine

We are required to use a program to do an English test and the program is only available for Windows. I thought I could port it using Wineskin, Winebottler or open it via Crossover - but no luck. I ...
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How can I re-install wine or make it work?

I've freshly installed OpenSUSE 12.1 64 bit on my box but Wine doesn't start. Winecfg doesn't start either. I've tried to start wine from the menu and from the terminal to no avail. I've tried zypper ...
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Running a wine application when user selects a file

I've installed Foxit Reader in Debian with Wine. I've tried running a custom command in open with menu in gnome, but how is it possible to pass the name of the pdf file to the Foxit Reader via the ...
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How to install experimental packages?

I am running debian squeeze and would like to install the wine experimental package of sid. My Questions: Where do I find the package? Is there a way to include the package into the software ...