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Task Automation With .EXE program and Bash Script?

There's a Windows program called Visipics. It finds similar images, not merely duplicates. I find it superior to findimagedupes (I use it with Manjaro and Linux Mint) and competing Windows programs, ...
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After restart ibus, can't use it in wine application

When working on linux (mint mate 17.2), need kill ibus daemon and restart it for some reason. After that one of the editor which is a wine application can't use the ibus input anymore, while other ...
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How would one run windows applications in Linux that are already Installed in a Windows Environment?

Basically, what I'm looking to do is as simple as the title suggests. There are two drives, one with a Windows installation, and one with a Linux installation. I would like to be able to run the ...
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WinSCP in Wine - Black Box, no handling possible

OS: Antergos linux-lts 4.4.15-1 Wine: wine-1.9.13 (Staging) Desktop: gnome-desktop 1:3.20.2-1 Graphic: GeForce GTX 770 Kernel driver in use: nvidia (nvidia 367.27-1) If i start winscp (Installed via ...
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Can I run high-performance games under Wine using a modern board (eg Z170)

When I bought and installed Windows XP I promised to myself it would be the last Windows OS I would ever use. Unfortunately, some games are coming out that do not run on Windows XP and do not run on ...
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Installing HitFilm 4 Express on Linux

is there a way to install HitFilm 4 Express on Linux using Wine or some other way? Thanks!
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filtering on pgrep to limit the result

I have an application running under WINE. However I need a way to get the processid (as part of a monitoring script). On my old server (Debian) I simply did: pgrep -f /home/user/directory/AppName....
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convert windows path to unix path inside wine application command line

I'm running a windows application in wine, which executes configurable commands to run external applications (e.g. an diff editor to show differences between two source files). So these commands are ...
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apt-get broke after trying to install wine

I'm a new Linux user. I use Kali Linux and tried to install wine via: sudo apt-get install wine winetricks This, however, didn't work as there were some errors. After that, I cannot install, update ...
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Why won't grep work in this command?

I have GTA San Andreas running in Wine, although when I exit the game it hangs in the terminal, and the process still has leftover resources, which causes it not to exit. So I've made this command ...
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Can`t start any exe with Wine

I can`t start any win program. Just got an error: fixme:service:scmdatabase_autostart_services Auto-start service L"MountMgr" failed to start: 2 wine: Bad EXE format for Z:\home\renegade\...
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How can I play windows game on linux mint? [closed]

I want to play windows game on linux mint ? What version of wine should I use?
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How to install/run windows 8.1 app on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to install and run a Windows 8.1 app on Linux(currently using Ubuntu 16.04, but not opposed to installing a different distro). I know that WINE is supposed to ...
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How do I view the case-sensitive file names of iso9660/Joliet+UCS-3 volumes?

I have an ISO that I am trying to use to install software via Wine. I have the ISO mounted as a loopback device. The Windows installer keeps complaining that it cannot locate particular CAB files and ...
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How to enable GTK theming (wine-staging) in Playonlinux?

As indicated in this answer, Wine-staging now has an option for GTK theming, and it works as indicated there. Adding a Wine-staging version to a virtual drive in Playonlinux , the "Staging" tab ...
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listening to a port from within wine?

I'd like to communicate through OSC to some software running in Wine, but when I start the OSC server from within wine, I don't see any ports listening (on the linux host). Is it possible to have wine ...
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Passing external parameter to .exe on Windows using winexe from Linux

I am trying to execute a .exe on Windows from Linux using winexe. This exe requires an external parameter (string) to be fed alongwith. With the following command I have succeeded in initialising the ....
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Convert tty terminal output to plain text

I want to capture the text output of windows console app I run with wineconsole --backend=curses .... The app itself just uses boring stdio. Unfortunately, wine does a lot of escaping of the output, ...
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winetricks unable to find mfc40

if I run: winetricks mfc40 I get this output: Executing w_do_call mfc40 Executing load_mfc40 Downloading http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vc/mfc40.cab to /home/marty/.cache/winetricks/mfc40 -...
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Prevent Wine application from checking for DirectX

I am trying to install an application in Wine. The program will only work on Windows 95, so I set this option in winecfg. But when I run the installer, it checks if DirectX 3.0 is installed, and ...
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running an osc server inside wine?

Is it possible to run an osc server from wine that I can use to send messages to over localhost? I'm trying to do this from within reaper
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wine - Can I get SWTOR to use backslash and AltGr in keybinds?

I usually play SWTOR on Windows (10), but being able to play on linux would be so much better for too many reasons to list (and beyond the scope of this question). So I've set it up via playonlinux (...
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How to install a Windows desktop under Wine

Once I have installed Linux and Wine, how can I get a Windows desktop (you know, a relaxing view of green rolling hills and a bluer than blue sky) with Windows menus (if at all)?
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Install GX simulator of MITSUBISHI PLC program In a Linux machine?

I'm using the Ubuntu 14.04 release this program ** GX simulator of MITSUBISHI PLC** allows me to simulate certain functions and programing tasks of Programmable Logic Circuit of MITSUBISHI, and it is ...
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Installing Photoshop on Fedora Workstation

I currently have a Fedora 23 workstation 64 bit. I installed wine and wanted to install photoshop cs6. When I run the setup.exe wine setup.exe the ps6 fails. anyone got it working?
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What is the correct location to create a new WINEPREFIX?

I have a copy of WINE installed on a Debian Server. And I have now set up my first application. The .exe is in /home/user/appDir/appName.exe I have set up a .desktop file containing: Exec=env ...
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Installing Ubuntu and Wine on my Windows 7 computer [closed]

I want to install the Ubuntu OS onto my Windows 7 computer by double-booting. (I have obtained Ubuntu 13.10.) I also want to install the Wine program. Into which OS should I install the WINE program? ...
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Resolving Error: Running Xilinx through Wine

I've run the Xilinx 14.7 Full Installer for Windows successfully via Wine on the prefix com.xilinx.verilog, then went to ~/Library/Application\ Support/com.xilinx.verilog_145331572525077/ to confirm ...
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Create a (Windows type) Instance of an application in Linux

The background: I have some old Windows Applications that I need to get running in a Wine environment on Linux. I have got to the point where I can start the application and it runs fine. However I ...
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Wine error: “Error opening the file”

In the program RADTools more exactly in radvideo.exe. How to fix? terminal output: err:quartz:GetClassMediaFile Media class not found fixme:qcap:fnCaptureGraphBuilder2_RenderStream (0x1461c0/0x1461c0)...
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Why does Wine copy all the files in the Home directory?

Looking through my Wine's fake C: Drive, I see the files in my home directory (the files in my Desktop, Downloads, etc.) all copied in the C: Drive's home directory. Furthermore, if I make a new file, ...
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Run multiple applications in Wine

Am I missing something? I have a Debian Server set up with wine installed (Gnome desktop). I have a directory called /home/user/apps in here I have my windows exe file 1500.exe From the desktop I ...
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Wine can not handle system fonts

Debian Jessie (amd64) wine wine-1.6.2 (i386) There are system fonts avalable for x-applications (truetype). But i can not see them in font select dialogue in wine. wine-applications also can not use ...
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Sharp AR-5516 printer on Linux

I have a Sharp AR-5516 printer, which has no ppd file on openprinting.org. We tried to modify the AR-5220 and AR-5316 ppd files to work with our printer without success. My question: Is it ...
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How to start Application in Wine From a terminal window

I am running Wine on a Linux Server so as to run some old Windows Applications. I now need to write a script to make sure they are running. Is it possible to create an ssh connection to the server ...
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“Process cannot access the file” error with .net app under wine

I have a legacy .NET app (dotnetapp) that works fine on Windows XP and has been for many years. I setup Ubuntu 14.04 in a VirtualBox VM to try and see if I can get the app to work under Wine on Ubuntu....
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Mounting a SafeDisc-protected ISO on Linux

I have a copy of a very old and obscure software CD (circa 2004). The disc uses SafeDisc copy protection and needs to be in the CD tray for the program to run. I have been using the original CD under ...
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Installing Wine 1.8 on Debian not working

I followed this link http://tecadmin.net/install-wine-on-ubuntu-and-debian/# to install Wine on Debian 7.9 Wheezy but to no avail. When I reached step sudo ./configure --enable-win64 it asked for "...
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Why are some buttons greyed out on an app running in wine?

I am running Fedora 23 x64, with wine 1.8 (from the repo), although this problem also appeared last time I tried it on Fedora 22 x64. When I run an application I need for work in Wine, it appears to ...
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Wine install on Jessie: “E: Unable to locate package winehq-devel”

I am trying to install Wine on Debian 8 using these instructions: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 This works. wget https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key sudo apt-key add Release.key ...
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Soundproblem affects performance

The following error occurs when running programms with sound in wine: ALSA lib pcm.c:7963:(snd_pcm_recover) underrun occurred This greatly affects performance, as it occurs very frequently. I ...
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How to install wine with .NET framework instead of mono?

I am using fedora 23 and I want to install .NET framework 4 in wine. based on here, I have to remove mono first. But when I run the following command I receive unsuccessful result. $ wine ...
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How to get RailroadTycoon 3 working on Ubuntu properly?

I managed to install Rayilroad Tycoon 3 with wine on Ubuntu 14.04. The game also seems to run, at least to start. But then I start the game with wine RT3.exe the screen resolution is being changed ...
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How to view processId of process running in WINE

I'm looking to run some Windows Apps on Linux using Wine. However I need a way to check they are running (and haven't crashed). On Windows I use a Powershell script to check the relevant Windows ...
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Can Playonlinux work without Wine installed at system-level?

I have a separate question on how to install Playonlinux in eOS - and there an answer that led to installing Playonlinux but without Wine at system-level. When restarting Playonlinux, it says that ...
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Warframe not starting [wine]

today I tried to install Warframe with wine. I followed this tutorial, but I always get a window which looks like this: When I press on "show details", it shows me that. I have installed an ...
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How to install Aforge image processing lab on Linux with Wine

I am trying to install Aforge Image Processing Lab on my Centos. I configured my wine to 32bits like; WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 winecfg And I install .NET 2.0 framework like; env ...
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Opening AUP (Audacity project) file with winebrowser causes severe system instability

System: Kubuntu 14.04 LTS I was just moving stuff from an old backup of mine from my PC to an external drive. I have multiple AUP files (along with the rest of the typical Audacity project file ...
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How to change or remove the default Wine CD drive letter?

I have installed Wine 1.7 an configured all the drives I need using the Wine configuration drives window. However, a CD drive shows up in Windows applications on a letter which is not listed in the ...
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Why can wine run 64bit programs on Linux but not on Mac?

I read about a developer saying it doesn't work, "and probably never will". Why is this? The two OSes aren't that radically different, I think.