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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Foobar2000 in Playonlinux cannot play common sound formats

I have installed Foobar2000 in Playonlinux (ElementaryOS) and all it can play are radio internet streams. All files give the error Unable to open item for playback (Unsupported file format): - even ...
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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.
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Ubuntu 15.04 PlayOnLinux Evernote can't edit notes

Just installed Ubuntu 15.04 (yes, I know that I'm a slowpoke). On Ubuntu 14.10 I was using Evernote via POL and everything was OK. Now I have a weird problem. Everything is synced. I can see a list ...
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Added i386 support for wine, removed it now I can't remove the architecture

I've previously added i386 support in order to install wine32 with: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 Now I don't need wine32 anymore and removed it, then wanted to remove the i386 architecture ...
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Linux debian dependency issues and wine installation

I am trying to install wine since several days but I cannot succes I have so MANY dependencies issues when I try to install a missing dependency it requires another dependency etc .. infinite circle ...
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Get wine to honor system fontconfig settings (subpixel antialiasing, slight hinting)

A freshly compiled Wine-1.7.51 works almost fine, but it does not honor the system's (Gnome's) fontconfig settings. Specifically, it ignores subpixel rendering (using greyscale antialiasing if the ...
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Wine and Linux Security

I'm trying to understand what are the security implications/consequences of installing Wine. Does installing wine means that my Linux OS will be prone to "Windows" type of viruses and malware as well? ...
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How to install Wine 1.7.50 on mac

I want to install WineHQ 1.7.50 on macbook pro as it supports DirectX11. I tried installing it from source but I get random warnings but no errors were thrown. ./configure make depend ...
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How to create a custom command in Linux for a wine pdf application?

I'm using Debian GNU/Linux 7.8 and would like to have PDFXCview.exe as the standard application to open pdfs. Opening a pdf using a small executable file including #!/bin/bash wine ...
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Troubleshooting Wine Errors (for SkySaga)

I want to run programs in Wine, but I don't know where to start debugging. Are there any tips on how to use Wine's error logs? I made this by trying to install the game SkySaga with PlayOnLinux. ...
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How to configure USB serial port paramters for a Windows program running in Wine?

I have a small CNC machine that's controlled by a custom piece of Windows software over USB, and I'd like to be able to run it from Linux. The software loads up fine under Wine, but it can't see the ...
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Installing Windows Logitech drivers for Logitech Gaming Software on Linux Mint

I ran the official installer on Windows. I switched to Mint and I can easily open the LCore.exe with wine: wine LCore.exe It opens the software, but it's obviously just saying 'No devices detected'. I ...
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Which distro to switch to (laptop) [closed]

I switched to Linux Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows 8.1 about a month ago because I wanted to get more out of my laptop (Lenovo Flex 2). I have been trying to either solve or ignore some issues that I have ...
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Running Skype through Wine

So many of you probably know how the linux version of skype does not support a video conference call, for unknown reasons to me. So to handle this I have tried running it through Wine. I applied the ...
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C compiler cannot create executables

I'm trying to install wine on Linux Mint 17.1. I ./configure'd as root to install it. Input: cd Downloads/wine-1.6.2 ./configure Output: checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu ...
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What does the xpad kernel module provide? (And what would I lose by disabling it?)

Backstory I wanted to use xbox controller for some steam-on-wine games. I found xboxdrv which claims to make xbox controller work for wine programs. When I run $sudo xboxdrv I get: xboxdrv 0.8.5 - ...
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Weird Wine dependency problems on Xubuntu

I'm on 64-bit Xubuntu 14.10. Nvidia graphics with the proprietary drivers, if that matters. I just ran apt-get update && apt-get upgrade, so I should be up to date. My CPU architecture is ...
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Wine anti aliasing doesn't work

I'm using infinality for my font rendering on my Arch machine. (And yes, I've installed the multilib packages.) My fonts are beautiful everywhere except in Wine since anti aliasing does not work out ...
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Itunes on linux lite 2.4.6 store error 0X80090318 [closed]

I can'text access the iTunes store through playonlinux or wine, I have seen a lot of people suggest that I find a different program for music. This would be fine except I legally own a lot of music on ...
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WineConsole autorun batch file

I want to auto-run C:\myvars.bat file every time wineconsole or "wine cmd" is started. Windows way would be setting string registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Command processor\Autorun to value ...
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How can I make my wine fonts render properly?

My wine fonts look horrible. For example in winecfg, the anti-aliasing appears to be messed up. However, note that some of the fonts appear to render okay, as in the "sample text" above. I've ...
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Wine over ssh X11 forward, keyboard problem

When i run: ssh -X myRemoteLinuxIP gvim everything works fine. But when i run: ssh -X myRemoteLinuxIP wine notepad mouse works OK, but keyboard keep typing chars inside ssh terminal window, not ...
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How can I restore wine's *.desktop files?

When I installed various Windows programs via wine, it generated files at ~/.local/share/applications/*.desktop. However, these were recently mangled, so I deleted them. How can I regenerate them ...
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Cocoa API implementation for Linux?

Is there any Wine-like project for running OS X apps on Linux? I mean an implementation of Cocoa API for standard Linux machine, as it is done with Wine.
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Cannot install wine and playonlinux

I am in elementary OS Freya. sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...