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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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 ...
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Crash on startup after intalling Roller Coaster Tycoon in Wine in Ubuntu 11.04

After a seemingly successful install of Roller Coaster Tycoon (the super old one, from the old disk I had from my family's first PC) using Wine 1.2.2 (and Wine 1.3.15) on Ubuntu 11.04, the program ...
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automatically running wine while double clicking .exe file on mac

I have already had wine on my mac, now I would like to know whether it's possible to automatically running wine when I double-click an .exe file (on Finder), because I believe wine doesn't go to my ...
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Is it possible to run NXT-G software under Linux using Wine?

I would like to use Lego Mindstorms NXT-G, but I do not have a regular access to a computer running Windows or OS-X. I have tried to use the official software in Linux using Wine, but it didn't even ...
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Visual Studios installation through WINE

Is it possible to install Visual Studios (2008/2010) with WINE ? I have used Mono, not very happy with it, is a Visual Studio installation possible in Ubuntu ?
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Updating Access 2002 in WINE?

I am looking at running Access 2002 for our company inside of WINE so we can start to break away from our older Window 2000 / XP systems and make a move to Ubuntu. The only problem I am running into ...
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Wine Install Total Failure

Okay I compiled Wine1.2.3 from source, with the following flags and such: sudo apt-get build-dep wine ./configure --enable-win64 make sudo make install Took forever to compile, and it does a bunch ...
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Choose which Monitor Wine or Play on Linux Selects when Full Screen

I am currently able to start a game with Play on Linux but it always displays the game full screen on my second monitor. Is there a way to configure Play on Linux or wine to specify which monitor to ...
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How do I stop Spotify from crashing?

I am using Spotify on wine on Linux (Ubuntu). It worked fine before, but after I uninstalled and re-installed it, for some reason every time I run it, it doesn't work. It crashes after I log in. When ...
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How to run todolist from abstractspoon in linux?

I want to run the ToDoList (any version from 5.3 to 6.2) in linux (ubuntu 11.04) I've tried to use under wine 1.2 and 1.3 without success: 1 - I've downloaded the program (todolist_exe.zip); 2 ...
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Britannica on Linux?

Have You succeeded in running Britannica on Linux? There a page about that - but I can't make it work. Nor it works through the wine. Edit 2: My Britannica DVD is 2011 one. In the page linked above ...
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Wait on a forked process from a script

I often run a game (under wine) which requires a CD. I have made an ISO image of the CD, and have written a script to mount it and then launch the game. I would like to unmount the image once I have ...
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Quit x11 after Wine is done?

Is it possible to make wine quit the X11 layer after all its processes are done? I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.1 with Wine 1.3.26.
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How to use Photoshop Portable in Ubuntu

Im having a hard time installing or using Photoshop Portable in ubuntu, I have come to into different forums in order to find a way to use PS in ubuntu. I already downloaded wine, that's how far i ...
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Install python pywin32 in WINE?

I'm trying to install python under WINE in order to run and communicate with a windows application that uses COM. I've tried the following but neither seems to work: [root@localhost ForCentOS]# wine ...
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Downloading font failed during Winetricks installation of Steam

I was using Winetricks to install the Valve Steam client on my Ubuntu machine. However, the download failed for a font. I don't see a way to tell it to start over – what do I do now?
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Wine 1.3.25 update broke sound, how do I go back?

Last Friday's Wine update to 1.3.25 broke sound, how do I go back to the previous version of Wine?
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How to fix default character problem in Kindle for PC on Wine?

I am running Kindle for PC on Wine, on Fedora Linux. I have bought a programming-related ebook from Amazon, and many space characters after heading numbers and in tables are displaying as what appears ...
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Does installing licensed Windows software (e.g. CS5) on WINE contravene EULA

I realize that this question is extremely vague, but I am wondering if (as a general rule) it is against the terms of standard EULAs to install on WINE. For example, I have a licensed copy of Adobe ...
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Start linux programs from within Wine?

I'd like to start bash from within Total Commander (which itself is running within Wine). Any ideas (if there are any at all) how I could do it?
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Wine desktop clipping to fit the screen - how do I turn it off?

I have a Windows program I run in Wine, requiring a desktop slightly taller then the vertical workspace of my netbook's screen. When I create the desktop, Wine clips it to fit the screen. I have to ...
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Alternate wine install needs deletion

I'm running into a strange issue where I have two working wine installs. This one is stumping me. I'm using Centos version 5.6. The legacy wine was installed via rpm or yum; I'm not sure which. yum ...
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Difference between wine and wine-devel?

I want to know the difference between wine and wine-devel, while I couldn't find any info about wine-devel.
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How to run Windows-native MS Word on OS X?

There is a Mac version of MS Office. But Word is much worse than the Windows version. Is there any emulator and howto to run Windows-native versions of Word on OS X?
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Problem with starting Word 2007 under Wine in Linux Ubuntu

I have installed word 2007 in Ubuntu Linux under Wine (The version is 1.2.2). And when i running word 2007 i have this error. What's the problem? There is a Wine configuration
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Can I replace Windows with Wine?

I will buy a new computer and install Kubuntu on it. The only kind of software that I would run on Windows are PC games. Can I play most of Windows games without problems with Wine on Linux? If Wine ...
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How install office 2010 under Wine in Linux Ubuntu?

How do I install office 2010 under Wine in Ubuntu Linux? What is the difference between the installation of office 2007 and office 2010 ?
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Run a Win32 app from bash (through WINE) without calling WINE explicitly

For purposes like compiling GCC from source and being able to do a "profiledbootstrap", I need to be able to use the stage1 compiler (Windows executable) on from Linux. What would be ideal: some ...
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Install wine for RED HAT enterprise linux 6 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install wine on RHEL with Yum I just can't install wine on red hat enterprise linux 6. When i download the binary package it had so many dependencies that i prefered to ...
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Is something better than wine? [closed]

Are there any better "emulators" (wine is not emulator) than wine?
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port command of MacPorts not found when trying to install wine

I'm an absolute terminal noob (the wine installation process was my first ever time opening it) so its probably a simple fix. that being said I will need any answer broken down to its simplest ...