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 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 ...
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Linux X server antialising problem with wine

I am are using a windows program under linux via wine. The program runs fine with KDE. Didn't test it on gnome. Finally we wanted to start the program without KDE - something like kiosk mode, so users ...
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How to make vml work inside wine?

VML doesn't work in any version of Internet Explorer in wine. I see just white rectangles instead of VML graphics. How to make VML work? Update: setting vgx.dll to 'native' partially solves the ...
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where do files generated by an application running in wine go?

I'm running FullTilt poker on my fedora 13 box over wine. I see that the hand history is stored here: C:\Program Files\Full Tilt Poker\HandHistory but where does that mean they actually are on my ...
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Running Mobile Phone Tools on Ubuntu

I'm trying to run mobile phone tools on Ubuntu 10.04. I'm doing this so that I can transfer files between my desktop and phone via data cable. The software installs OK, but when I try to run it using ...
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How can I disable Internet access for programs running in Wine?

How can I disable Internet access for programs running in Wine?
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How do I disable other monitors while running games in Wine?

My current setup is: * Dual GTS 250 video cards * 3 Monitors * Used nvidia-settings to run each monitor as a separate x session * This is all running on Linux Mint Debian Edition When running games ...
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how to make UI on ubuntu back to “normal” after using Wine?

I tried running a program on wine (a windows program) on my ubuntu 10.04 box...but now, the browser and everything has the look and feel of a Windows 3.x box...I don't know what happened or how to ...
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Running IE on OSX with WineBottler: Can't find wine?

So I want to run IE7 on OSX 10.6 with WineBottler. I saw it was possible to run IE on Mac with WineBottler, following these instructions. I installed WineBottler and IE7. All was looking good. ...
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Installing Wine with MacPorts

I'm using a MacBook Pro Snow leopard and trying to install wine in the terminal. I enter: sudo ports install wine and I get: sudo: ports: command not found.
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Not sure if i installed the nvidia drivers for ubuntu correctly

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu and heard that there was a problem with the drivers being offered by the system, so i downloaded the latest from the nvidia website. I installed them by first ...
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Wine supported automated batch conversion tool to convert Outlook .dbx files to .pst format on a linux system

This is continued from my earlier question Batch convert Outlook Express .dbx files to MS Office Outlooks .pst files on linux Please read the details there. So, it looks so far like there are no ...
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Install Windows control panel applet in Wine

I want to add the bthprops.cpl dll (The bluetooth control panel applet) to my wine install under Ubuntu 10.04 since it is required for Dolphin Emulator. http://www.dolphin-emulator.com/ I copied the ...
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Install wine on RHEL with Yum

I'm trying to install Wine on Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Yum, but it's not in the RHEL repository. How can I install RHEL via Yum? I'm pretty sure there may be other repositories out there ...
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Installing Notepad++ via WINE on Ubuntu Linux

After moving to Linux, I miss having Notepad++ with me and I want to bring it along to my new environment. I have Wine installed and downloaded the npp.5.8.5.Installer.exe. I have no idea what ...
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Installation of ies4linux in ubuntu 10.10

I was trying to install Internet Explorer on Ubuntu 10.10 but I was not successful. I installed Wine 1.2 and Wine-Doors and, using Wine tricks, I could run Internet Explorer, but it is crashing ...
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Navicat 8/9 crashes my Debian/Linux

I run Debian 5 + Gnome and it seems that after I made certain updates with aptitude, whenever I run a query in Navicat ( sql program that runs on WINE ), as the results are being presented linux goes ...
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Do I need to have Windows installed to run Wine?

Do I need to have Windows installed on my machine for make Wine run? Or I don't need Windows installed, Wine has it owns libraries?
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Unable to run Internet explorer 7 on Wine 1.2, ubuntu 8.04

Following the instructions here: http://www.wine-reviews.net/wine-reviews/applications/ie-7-on-linux-with-wine.html I installed IE7. But when I run it with Wine 1.2 with: wine iexplore.exe& I ...
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Running Evernote 4.0 in Ubuntu with Wine

I just installed Evernote 4.0 in Ubuntu Using Wine. I find that Evernote is very slow and some features does not work such as the text encryption and file import wizard. Does any one know any hack to ...
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Is it possible to run Java applets in IE when running under wine?

Where I work we develop a web based application that happens to use applets, however most of us do not run Windows, and so it is not easy to test internet explorer "natively". Setting up internet ...
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Run .NET executable in Ubuntu (or wine)

I tried running a .NET executable in wine, but it is not opening up. The particular executable refers to some .NET dlls (assemblies) located at the same place as the exe. Is there any way to run it in ...
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Ubuntu: How to associate a file with a program installed in wine

I want to open images using Fast Stone Image viewer in Ubuntu. I have installed the application in wine. How to associate jpg file to always open in Faststone that installed in wine.
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Running software on linux through Wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running software on linux through Wine Our school is setting up a Linux computer lab for students to use. We have Kinetic Books and would like to run it on these ...
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Running software on linux through Wine

Our school is setting up a Linux computer lab for students to use. We have Kinetic Books and would like to run it on these computers. The software is java-based. Is it possible to run it under Wine? ...
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WINE and Windows viruses

Might be a silly question, but I was wondering... WINE has permission to edit certain (profile) folders and provides Windows based software to run under Linux. Could it also provide Windows viruses an ...
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Virus, Ubuntu and Windows

It is quite common to hear that virus doesn't affect Ubuntu. I have a laptop running on Ubuntu and other running on Windows XP. And the laptop with XP is affected by viruses. I am thinking of ...
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Photoshop + Wine tooltip doesn't go away problem [closed]

I'm running Photoshop CS5 on Wine with Ubuntu Linux. Now it's working great however there's an annoying problem: If you leave your mouse on a file name when you start photoshop, a tooltip opens up ...
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using Linux vncviewer

when i am connecting to VNC server using wine on linux $ wine vncviewer.exe i have to enter: VNC Server: 1.1.1.21 Proxy/Reapeter: 195.29.18.33:1234 and then, when i connect, on top ...
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Serial port access errors in WINE

I have a setup in which I use a USB serial adapter + some application which sends and receives data using that serial usb. But this setup which works on a Windows, or even in a VMWare Virtual windows, ...
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Where to get a .dll I need?

I just installed Wine for the first time and I am trying to get an old game running. It says that smackw32.dll is missing. I don't have a Windows 98 machine to copy it from there, not even a Windows ...
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Utility for different Wine installation for different programs

I seem to recall that there is a utility that sets up and manages completely different Wine installations for different programs. People use it primarily for games, so that the necessary tweaks and ...
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Can you Remote Desktop the Wine window itself?

I am trying to find a way of being able to start a Remote Desktop connection to control the Wine Desktop itself. This is because I am running some programs inside of Wine which I would like to be able ...
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running darwine from commandline?

i have some proprietary command line tool for windows and i wonder, if it's anyhow possible to "turn it into" a command line tool for osx. what i would like to know -- is it possible to run a windows ...
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How to install missing Wine ALSA driver in Ubuntu?

Whenever I try to run a Windows game under Wine I get an error that says I don't have a proper sound driver. I checked the Wine config and there was only an OSS option that I think wouldn't be useful ...
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install software on a windows system unsing wine

is it possible to install software from within a *nix system on a windows box, by letting WINE (is not an emulator) write to the windows own registry and use that software under WINE aswell as windows ...