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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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 ...
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Wine crashes when trying to run portable version of Firefox

I think there is something wrong with my Wine setup, but I don't know how to fix it or even what it is. Others have gotten this program to work without problems in Wine. This is the console output ...
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Playing Windows games on Linux

Windows games can be played on Linux either through Wine or by running Windows in a virtual machine. Which gives better performance?
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Need to run java under wine and ie in ubuntu [closed]

my bank wants ie and java
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Installing Wine on Snow Leopard

I'm trying to get Wine installed on Snow Leopard but have run into a few roadblocks. First I saw this page: http://wiki.winehq.org/MacOSX/Installing Since the link to the pre-built binary seemed to ...
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Wine and the Print Screen Button

When I press the Print Screen button in a Wine window, Ubuntu handles the event. Is there a way to get a Windows-like behavior so that the screenshot is saved to the clipboard? This probably isn't ...
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Evernote on Ubuntu/Wine black background buttons

I installed Evernote 3.1 on Ubuntu 9.1 via Wine 1.2-rc4 and would like to know if there's a way to fix the button's images - they are displayed inside a black box. Thanks
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Is there an “event log” on Wine?

When an app running under Wine logs something to the Windows event log, what does Wine do with it?
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Using Excel on Ubuntu (Linux)?

I have heard of people running Excel on Ubuntu using Wine, but my impression is that this can be more frustrating than it's worth. I suppose the top alternatives are to either just run Windows or ...
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WINEHQ - wine_gecko won't init - HTML Rendering disabled

I'm currently trying to get a windows compiled program to work through Wine to run on Linux and MacOSX. When I run the program through wine, it prompts me to install Gecko which I do. Later on in ...
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virtual box cannot detect webcam in ubuntu

I have installed virtual box for ubuntu 9.10. I installed a windows xp inside it. And I don't know why it does not make the webcam available for the yahoo messenger installed in xp. When I click on ...
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Wine for ubuntu doesn't detect webcam

I'm using wine in order to install and run yahoo messenger on ubuntu(9.10) But it does not detect the webcam. Not unlike in skype that it can detect(skype not run through wine). What do I do in order ...
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Is there a config value in Wine to force Enter to send CR+LF?

I'm pretty new to Wine and I'm trying to use an IM client which is required for my work. When I hit 'Enter' to send a chat message, the characters indicating a new line are not being correctly ...
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Alsa devices under Wine

I'm running OpenSuse 11.2 and Wine 1.1.28. Even if audio is perfectly working fine for me (Skype, Banshee, etc), when I try to configure audio for Wine (to use Spotify) I cannot hear anything from ...
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Mac OS X/Wine - Associating file extension (.php) with a Windows program on Mac OS X

I am running PSPad (a Windows programming editor) on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) using Wine 1.1.35. I want to associate various file extensions (.php, .js, .html) with PSPad.exe. Finder does not allow ...
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pdf printer in wine?

I wish to convert (print) my MS Word files to pdf on the fly ! I am on Ubuntu 9.10 and using Wine 1.1.40. Can someone help ? I have heard that pdf printer can be installed using Wine Cups ! Thanks ! ...
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How to set CPU affinity in Wine or CrossOver?

There are some old games who don't like the multicore processors in today's computers. I am wondering if there is a way to set the CPU affinity for them to '1' under Wine or CrossOver? i.e. In a ...
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Which Wine DLLs should I *not* overwrite with the real thing?

I have a legit installation of Windows XP and dual boot with Ubuntu (currently Karmic). WineHQ says it's possible to use DLLs from a real installation of Windows in place of "DLLs that Wine does not ...
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.Net 2.0 on OSX with WineHQ?

This page doesn't mention OSX, but the WineHQ stuff in general does. Does anyone know if there's any reason that .Net 2.0 cannot be run on OSX with Wine? Has anybody tried it?
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Wine and Kernel Access

My knowledge on the topic is rather limited, but does one have Kernel access/the general ability to change programs at run time whilst running Wine? For Clarification: Can the user of the computer ...
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Limitations with Wine

Are there any limitations on what Wine/Windows Emulators can do? I mean this primarily from a point of view of Web Browsers communicating with applications that use them. (E.g.: Firefox and the ...
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mirrored graphics when printing in Ubuntu 9.10 + WINE

When printing under Ubuntu 9.10's default WINE installation, all graphics are mirrored and flipped upside down. Text is printed correctly. So the image: AB "Regular Text" CD Would print out: ...
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GUI wrapper for Wine 1.1.38 in OSX?

I have successfully installed Wine (version 1.1.38) on my MacBook following these instructions. Basically, I have a set of command line utilities, which I think are very nice, but I do not want to ...
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How to install Wine on Red Hat?

I have downloaded the Setup from here. How do I install it now?
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How to install IE 6 up until IE 8 on Ubuntu?

Is there a way installing IE 6 up untill IE 8 on Ubuntu using Wine?
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wine for ubuntu 9.10

I tried to use wine for ubuntu 9.04 in my ubuntu 9.10. But when I tried to use portable keypass(password manager), it does not work. Is there a wine for ubuntu 9.10? Can I use it to install ...
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Font for Wine that supports the entire character set of the Win32 Console?

I would like to be able to display in the Wine console all characters that the Win32 console can display. I've written a small test program to print out all 8-bit characters: #include <stdio.h> ...
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Wine program list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Softwares in Ubuntu ( Using Wine ) Does anybody know a list of which windows programs wine is able to run on linux?
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Debugging Wine, Windows Emulator for Linux

I frequently want to run a windows app (usually a game) on my linux machines, the best way to do this is via wine, the windows emulator. The problem is that this is quite difficult to do. The apps ...
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Linux running games in another x-session

I have been trying to optimize my settings to the maximum lately and someone told me that running a game in another xsessions w/ another user would increase my perfs. It will also allow me to kill it ...
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Error when installing Office 2007 on Ubuntu Linux 9.10 with Wine

I'm trying to install Office 2007 on Ubuntu Linux 9.10 with Wine. when I run $wine setup.exe, I get the following error message: Applying a Setup customization file requires Windows Installer 3.1 or ...