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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 ...
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Is it safe to have .NET packages on Mint 17.1? How can I delete it?

When first tried use Wine it asked me to install .NET packages, and other something for HTML, so i did. Later I delete wine, and few days latter reinstalled it. When I tried to use Wine it didn't ...
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Automate Wine Mouse Clicks

I have a Windows game that I play on Linux via Wine. I'd like to automate a few things - it's an old game with a miserable UI. I can use the XTest interface (xte, xvkbd) to send keyboard events, but ...
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Is Wine installed default on Mint 17.1 Xfce and is it save to dlete it if so?

I was trying to install game via Wine, but gave up it. I’ve downloaded Wine from Software Manager. During installation Wine asked to download .NET packages, and I've done it. After I gave up trying to ...
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How to prevent DPMS from activating when a full-screen window is open?

I am generally quite happy with DPMS screen blanking but for one (rather annoying situation): when playing a game through Wine with a gamepad the screen blanks after a while. I guess that in this case ...
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Separate NTFS harddrive on Linux system

I am new to linux and am going to be installing Linux Mint for the first time (after first having used it for a few weeks via a bootable usb). I will now be overwriting my windows installation and ...
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cannot install wine on 17.1 mint: unmet dependencies, broken packages

i have a Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Release amd64 20141126]/ trusty contrib main non-free installed, and the apt-get install wine wont do the trick. it returns the following: Some packages could not ...
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What does 'wine: Bad EXE format for Z:\m\Desktop\PortForward Network Utilities.desktop' mean?

Installed wine on Debian to run a Windows exe - specifically the PortForward Network Utilities bundle: http://portforward.com/help/setup_static_ip_address.htm ). Input: wine '/m/PortForward ...
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Install NSIS on SLES zLinux

I need to install NSIS (http://nsis.sourceforge.net) on corporate zLinux server (SLES 11 SP 3 on z/OS machine). Here are the inputs: I have root I don't have compilers there (gcc or g++) and I ...
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Unable to install windows program

I'm trying to install "Microsoft Picture It! Premium 10" but at the end of the setup i get an error message "Windows Update: Internet Explorer and Internet Tools - Setup was unable to install all the ...
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Wine: do not check for Mono installation

I want to use wine without Mono, as I only want to run pure win32 applications, no .NET stuff at all. Is there a way to skip the mono check when configuring a (new) Wineprefix?
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Convert Wineprefix from win64 to win32

I got a copy from a Wineprefix folder that was setup using wine64 (WINEARCH=win64), but only contains 32bit Windows applications. Is there a way to convert this folder to a win32 wine prefix, so that ...
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(Linux Mint) Wine, Wine64, Wineboot, etc. result in “Auto-start service L”StarOpen“ failed to start: 2”

I wrote a simple program that prints the detected OS and bit depth, then compiled it with wineg++. If I run that program ("./wineversion.exe", "wine ./wineversion.exe", or "wine64 ./wineversion.exe") ...
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Use wine without user interaction

I want to run a Windows executable (a console application) from a shell script. This script is part of a bigger project that automatically builds packages, so I need to avoid user interaction. ...
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1Password & Wine on Linux Mint

When I run 1Password (Windows version) using Wine on Linux Mint, should the belonging browser add-on running natively in Firefox work, or must the browser also run in Wine? Is there any settings or ...
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Starcraft II on linux

I have installed wine and am trying to play Starcraft II on fedora 21.The loads fine but none of the graphics are properly displayed in the background after the game starts and when I try to enter ...
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Text-to-speech in a script

Currently, I'm using wine and Windows TTSApp.exe application for text-to-speech. It is GUI application and works well with SAPI-5 voices. I will choose a text file with a few clicks and convert it to ...
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Can I install ALL required rpm to run wine without root permission?

I am logged in on a redhat linux computer, and I don't have root permissions. I have tried running/installing wine on a folder using ./configure , which outputs: configure: error: X 32-bit ...
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Batch file closes instantly when trying to run it with wine

So, i made a loading screen for my Batch OS, Whenever i try to open it, the program closes instantly. I am using wine to run the program. My OS is Linux Mint 17.1 Here is my code: @echo off goto ...
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Run Cygwin software on Linux

My professor has some software that he wrote that runs on Unix-like systems. Either on Windows via Cygwin or on MacOS, it uses X11 on both platforms. Is there any way for me to run it on Linux? He ...
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Packaging Windows Application with Wine in deb and rpm format

My Question is 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 with me, so ...
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X0 does not exist in the directory

winecfg connect /tmp/.X11-unix/X0: No such file or directory Application tried to create a window, but no driver could be loaded. Make sure that your X server is running and that $DISPLAY is set ...
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Execute Win32 Application with Windows Parameters without new prompt

I have to start a very small Win32 Application on my Debian Root-Server where is only SSH available. I use Wine + Xvfb and it works fine. I run this small .exe in Background executed by Cron but i ...
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Set fixed screen resolution for application in Wine

For example, I've application (game) that has only 640x480 resolution. Now I've 2 options: launch it in window-mode, and will has 640x480 size or enable fullscreen and will fill all screen. What I ...
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How do I get the exit code of a process, which runs through wine

I'm trying to run a Windows executable via wine. When I first try to run it never runs, but when I attempt to do it again, the program runs. I'd like to make a script to run the program, here's the ...
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How to trick an application to run different processes?

I am running PDFXCview.exe (for pdfxchange viewer portable version) under wine to open a pdf file, by PDFXCview.exe 1.pdf When I do the same for another file, the other file will be opened by the ...
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unable to find an interpreter when running a Windows executable

I uninstalled my wine, and installed a higher version of wine by compiling source. However when I run an exe executable (whose path is in $PATH), it doesn't work as it used to: $ PDFXCview.exe ...
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How to use programs by users who haven't installed them themselves?

I have created a new user on my Ubuntu Linux at which I am the root. My root account has access to Wine, I want to use Wine from my newly created account without having to install it again. I have ...
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Run iTunes on Linux

I'm running elementary OS (Luna). It mostly works fine, but I really need iTunes, which seems to only run on Windows and OSX. Is there any way to get iTunes running on Linux?
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Why is apt-get trying to remove certain packages when I install wine?

I'm trying to install wine, which is software for running Windows applications. When I do sudo apt-get install wine, apt-get warns me that some packages are being removed. Why would apt-get remove ...
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wine crashes - out of GDI object handles?

Running a program under wine it crashes after a while with many of the following messages: fixme:olepicture:OLEPictureImpl_FindConnectionPoint no connection point for ...
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Wine and parallel processing

I'm quite new to linux, right now, running LMDE on my machine. I was wondering if wine can support the parallel processing needs of some software. Anyone knows any performance benchmark of wine ? ...
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DirectX installed on Wine althought it doesn't work in games

I have installed DirectX on Wine and used winetricks to have better graphics in my games. Although it doesn't work! When I want to run GTA: San Andreas it shows that I have to download and install ...