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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Using Wine for only one game? How to avoid malware?

I would like to avoid being able to run Windows malware with Wine. I have Xubuntu 14.04 and when I install Wine it automatically associates filetypes .exe... etc with Wine so it is pretty easy to get ...
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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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PlayOnLinux - gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so: No such file or directory

While trying to launch a game with PlayOnLinux it crashes and I find this in the debugger: [01/28/16 09:20:18] - Running wine-1.9.2-LeagueOfLegends5 lol.launcher.admin.exe (Working directory : ...
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VisiPics on Linux does not move files on Wine 1.6.2 for Debian Jessie

I am running VisiPics 1.31 using Debian Jessie 8.1.0 AMD64 netinst and Wine 1.6.2. VisiPics can read my picture folders just fine and displays properly the comparison results, but when I click ...
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How do I find out and add necessary extra fonts to wine?

I'm trying to use Balsamiq Mockups under Wine It kind of works. This is what it should look like (running on a Mac): Here's what it does look like (running under Wine on Arch Linux): (ignore ...
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Wine program in a docker container

Originally posted in StackOverflow I have a 3rd party program I want to use in a Docker container. The program launches fine with a direct install of Wine in Ubuntu (tried with Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 ...
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Wanting to run x86 binaries in Crouton Linux on dev-enabled Asus Chromebook Flip (ARM)

Yes, I know this may be very esoteric. :) I have a few simple x86 programs which run fine using Wine in any stock x86 desktop Linux. None of them have any 3D graphics or unusual hardware needs. ...
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Difficulty getting Universal USB Installer to work in WINE

I have a 16GB USB flash drive inserted into a machine running Linux Mint. I want to use the Windows program Universal USB Installer via WINE (the end goal here is to create a XenServer bootable USB ...
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Why does wine need a kernel 3G/1G memory split to function?

When trying to run wine on stock Raspbian, you get a message like this: Warning: Memory above 0x80000000 doesn't seem to be accessible. Wine requires a 3G/1G user/kernel memory split to work ...
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Using WINE to view Lorex cameras with their proprietary plugin

I have a Lorex surveillance system. I'd like to view the webUI via my Linux system. They only provide their plugins for Windows and Mac. I've installed Firefox in Wine and run their plugin in the ...
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how to install dot net framework 4.5 on amd64 ubuntu 15.10

I've tried simple plain installation. It shows error: wine: Call from 0x7b8395fc to unimplemented function wevtapi.dll.EvtNext, aborting Wine version: wine --version wine-1.6.2 When installing ...
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Packaging Windows application with Wine in deb and rpm format

Can I package a Windows application with WINE in .deb and .rpm file? Just like TeamViewer and Picasa for Linux. I don't have the source code of the application available, so I cannot compile it ...
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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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Trying to get USB Vag-Com/VCDS cable to work under wine (ebay cable)

I've been following this guide: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2725554 and this guide: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=220200&page=2 and obviously quite easily i got the ...
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Restrict wine access to wineprefix path

Is there a way to restrict Wine in it's wineprefix so that it can't read files outside it? Which is a good way to complete secure my system from potentially malicious software that can be run ...
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I can't run Hitleap Viewer.exe on Linux Ubuntu OVH VPS

I'm trying to run this app on Linux VPS. I have tried many methods but I couldn't do it. First method: Install a Graphic VNC-desktop. Install Wine Log-in and execute the app. This method didn't ...
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how do I install mingw64 on kali linux 2.0?

I have downloaded several packages from these web sites: https://packages.debian.org/stable/wine-development http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/?source=typ_redirect Apparently, I have to have ...
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Wine Prefix Creation Aborted

I'm installing a windows program on a mac with Wine, When I try to install I get the error Prefix Creation Aborted and the following log: ###BOTTLING### default.sh` ###BOTTLING### Gathering debug ...
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Proper Powershell 2.0 installation on Linux with wine 1.7.29

Despite the bad rating on WineHQ I attempted to install Powershell 2.0 using wine 1.7 on Debian Jessie, and after a registry "fix", it runs without the previous startup errors. I had followed the ...
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Terminal Issues running powershell 2.0 under wine 1.7.29 on current Debian Jessie

When running the powershell executable using wine 1.7 on my Debian Jessie Linux, I am facing some (terminal) issues, that seriously hamper usability as an interactive shell. In order of importance: ...
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How to perform unattended installation for any installer using wine?

In winetricks help I can see the following option: -q, --unattended Don't ask any questions, just install automatically which allows me to install automatically many apps and games ...
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Visio Installation via Wine on OSX

When trying to install Visio 2013 using the VisioMUI.msi installer, I run into the following error when using msiexec $ msiexec /i VisioMUI.msi fixme:heap:RtlSetHeapInformation 0x0 1 0x0 0 stub ...
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wine1.6 How to fix installation

sudo apt-get install wine1.6 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package wine1.6 is not available, but is referred to by another package. ...
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Using samsung SSD magician on linux

I have a samsung SSD and Samsung has a magician software for their SSD. I would like to use it, however I just have linux and the software is only supported on Windows. Is there a way to install it ...
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Wine error with LOCAL resource library

I am trying to run the student version of Solid Edge ST8 on OpenSUSE Tumbleweed using the latest wine build. It seems that there has not been activity in the DB for years and so I am under no illusion ...
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Issue with WINE after NVIDIA Driver installation

I used to be able to successfully play Pocket Tanks and Commandos on my Fedora 20 64bit system using WINE. Few days ago I finally got time to install NVIDIA Driver. After that, WINE is now not ...
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Linux compatibility layer for Mac OS X

I have a closed-source piece of Linux software written in a combination of Java and C. The application installs on my Mac (it uses InstallAnywhere), however, it isn't intended to run on a Mac. The ...
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Ollydbg v1.10 crashing on Wine under Ubuntu 14.04

I am following Infinite Skills tutorial for Reversing Engineering and the instructor installs Ollydbg v1.10 but I am unable to run it under my system. I hadn't Wine installed previously and I ...
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Adding wine to bash profile

I have installed wine 1.7.50 from source. There weren’t any .dmg or .app installers available on version 1.7.50 which supports DirectX11. So, I had to install it via terminal from source via the below ...
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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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Error installing Safari for Windows on Ubuntu 15 through Wine

I'm trying to install Safari 5 for Windows in Ubuntu 15 through Wine (version 1.6.2). First I downloaded with wget: wget http://appldnld.apple.com/Safari5/041-5487.20120509.INU8B/SafariSetup.exe ...
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WineHQ 1.7.50 for mac

Now, Wine has come up with DirectX 11 support. I want to install it on my Macbook Pro. I am currently running 1.7.0 version. I saw all the Binary Packages for linux but Mac isn't listed there: ...
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How to disable Gecko package popup for Wine?

When I run my app under Wine: wine my_app.exe I've got this annoying popup: which says: Wine could not find a Gecko package which is needed for applications embedding HTML to work correctly. ...
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Installing Visual C++ Redistributable 2012 64-bit in Wine on Ubuntu 64-bit dist

This is a known bug in Wine for 64-bit systems that the 2012 redist does not play well. I am running 14.04 64-bit. I need a pure 64-bit because of the program I am trying to install (Illustrator CC ...
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“Protected multilib versions:” during installation of wine on Fedora 21

I got an error when I try to install wine for fedora 21 with sudo yum install wine The error i'm reciving is Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is ...
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How to make apt-get working in Oracle Linux?

I have tried to install Wine on to my Oracle Linux by using apt-get install wine, but it didn't work. I have tried this as normal user but it was showing this error: bash: apt-get: command not ...
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Why is Wine not seeing that I have mono 3 installed?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. Does anyone have an idea why the following might be happening? # wine --version wine-1.4.1 # mono --version Mono JIT compiler version 3.0.6 (Debian ...
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Change color depth in KDE?

So I was running a game trough wine and it changed my resolution and color depth. Was easy to get the resolution back to normal but can't find any way to change the color depth back. How do I do it ...
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Running Palm Desktop in Wine

I'm using a Macbook Pro, and I'm trying to sync with a Palm Zire. After discovering that Palm Desktop for OS X is a PowerPC app, and won't run, I decided to install Palm Desktop for Windows inside of ...
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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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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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Native Windows Libraries Under Wine

As we know, Wine has the ability to run windows native Dlls instead of it's own library files. For example you can use the original d3dx9.dll instead of wine's own d3dx9.dll implementation. Does ...
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Why is my US English keyboard re-mapped to Swedish in MonoDevelop?

I am using Wine to run MonoDevelop and Unity in openSuSE and it works rather well. However, I have a snag where in MonoDevelop, my keyboard is mapped to use Swedish keyboard layout rather than my ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 along with a language pack using Wine

I've succesfully installed Microsoft Office 2010 on my Ubuntu linux (14.04) using Wine with Playonlinux. No problem here. What I'm trying to achieve (again) is to install both the English and ...
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Password-protected PDF not opening on Linux

I have a PDF document (from the British Library via interlibrary loan) which is password protected via some sort of remote validation of the password. I tried to open it on Ubuntu 14.04, which ...
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Variable as argument to Wine

The variable $INPUT_FILES in Case 1 has the same content (string) that is used in Case 2. Why in Case 1 I have problems with spaces in the name "2015 01 09.1.txt", but in Case 2 not? How can I fix ...
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Is it possible to run Corona SDK on ReactOS or Wine?

I dumped Windows, I'm now using Xubuntu. Is it possible to run Corona SDK on Wine? On Corona forums, they say no, but I wounder how this guy did it? Is ZeroBrane a solution? What about ReactOS (or ...
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Is there a way to use google voice on magic jack on linux?

I am running the latest Ubuntu. Here is what I want to achieve: I want to be able to dial a number on the phone on my magic jack, and connect the call via google voice. I have tried running GV jack ...
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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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fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation in wine

I am trying to launch setup to install an app with wine. Launching it without the terminal does nothing, however launching it in the terminal with the command wine foosetup.exe it gives the error ...