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How to remove Notepad from the applications list?

After installing Wine, Notepad has became a default application to open unknown textual files by double click. I'd like to eliminate this behaviour and remove Notepad from the list of applications ...
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Fritz WLAN USB stick - Xlib/Xfree86 dev packages for installing Wine

I have installed Ubuntu 10.4 and want to install the driver for my Fritz WLAN USB stick according to http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/fritz!wlan_usb_stick (German site... sorry). Now I am trying to install ...
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InitDevice::CreateDevice problems with wine

I have a game on my Sony Vaio (Pirates of the Caribbean). Whenever I try to run it under Wine, I get the following error message: InitDevice::CreateDevice The device does not support the queried ...
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Why am I getting an InitDevice::CreateDevice error when I try to run “Pirates of the Caribbean” with Wine?

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 on a Sony Vaio. I am using wine 1.3 to run a rather complex yet archaic gaming program, "Pirates of the Caribbean" (2003; not based off the movie). I started it up and after ...
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Wine installation problems in CentOS

Every time I use... yum install wine I get a message saying the package isn't found. I have used yum update but that does not work either. Moreover I accidentally ran chmod user:user /etc/yum... ...
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Installing IE under linux Ubuntu 10.10

I want to install IE browser in ubuntu 10.10. I have done it using wine but its not working. Is there any possibility to install IE?
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Installing Flash Player for Safari in Ubuntu

I have installed Safari browser in Ubuntu 10.10 using Wine tricks. Now I wish to run a website which has Flash content. I am trying to install Adobe Flash but it is not working even though Flash is ...
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How can I limit wine's permissions?

I don't want wine to: have access to the network (extra: separately defined access control per program that uses wine to start) have access to the main users files (run wine as different user??) ...
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Keyboard (mostly) doesn't work in Wine

When I run any program in wine (e.g. notepad), I can use the keyboard just fine until I click the mouse. As soon as I click the mouse for any reason, the keyboard stops working entirely. I'm using ...
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Does ie4linux work under Fedora?

I'm trying to install ie4linux, following this tutorial root yum install wine cabextract normal user wget -q http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/ies4linux-latest.tar.gz tar xfz ...
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Is there a version of Wine that actually runs mainstream chat clients?

Is there a version of Wine that actually runs mainstream chat clients? I'm willing to consider commercial forks. I'd need it to support at least: Yahoo QQ Skype (yes there's a native client but it's ...
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Colors wrong in wine with new x server with 8 bit color

I have an old pc game (win95) that I'm trying to play through wine on my ubuntu box. I got it running and all that pretty jazz using this code; $ xinit /usr/bin/xterm -- :1 -ac -depth 8 Then in the ...
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No sound in webex player in wine

I am using Fedora Core 10. I have installed wine with both wine-alsa and wine-oss sound drivers. I am able to hear test sounds by running winecfg, but when I run the webex player there is no sound, ...
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How to use 'wine' and AviSynth and Avs2YUV with 'mplayer/mencoder' (or any player/encoder)

I have a lot of AviSynth scripts (.avs) which create a montage of text pics and video, but until yesterday I'd had no luck running AviSynth scripts in 'wine'. I read about a 'Windows' program called ...
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Is cygwin like wine, but for linux applications?

Does cygwin work line wine, providing a compatibility layer inside a foreign os?
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Arch Linux + Gnome: Wine going berserk on “open with” menu

First of all, when I installed Wine on my system, it decided to automatically associate its "notepad" application with all types of text and image files. This was annoying enough, but on top of that, ...
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Wine vs Virtualbox?

I have used Wine before. I recently heard of VirtualBox. Do they do the same thing? What are the differences and relative merits of these?
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Xorg ignoring wine application

A wine application (Anarchy online, great game try it some time) is behaving very strangely. While rendering correctly, Xorg isn't picking up on it's existence, and because of this the game only ...
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What files should I copy from Windows into Wine?

As far as I understand Wine runtime does better if some libraries are copied from MS Windows, but some Windows system libraries really are not to be used with Wine (some can even make it stop working, ...
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Wine cdrom mount locations on Linux Mint 10 (Ubuntu 10.10) — problems post install/switching discs

I've been trying to install a few windows games with wine on Linux Mint 10 (based on ubuntu 10.10), but I am finding that my cd-rom mount points aren't standard. ie: rather than /media/cdrom I get ...
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How can I force codepage/locale (different from my Linux system locale) for non-Unicode Wine applications?

I prefer using English locales for my system, but have to use some old Unicode-unaware Russian and Czech applications. In Windows I could set a locale for such applications in a separate Control Panel ...