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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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 ...
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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 ...