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How can I add additional resolution for my screen?

I tried to launch a game (GTA San Andreas) on wine. GTA showed Cannot find 800x600x32 video mode and closed immediately. The Computer I currently have is a Lenovo IdeaPad G510, with Intel HD ...
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Linux Fedora 20:How to use microsoft word, possibly with wine?

I have searched the Internet for answers to this question, and find a lot of confusing answers. I have had Linux Fedora 20 installed on my wife's computer, dual boot with Windows, and suggested ...
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Troubles with .desktop file

I've successfully installed Internet Explorer 7 with winetrick in a clean prefix. I can successfully run it from terminal like this: env WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32ie7 wine 'C:\\Program Files\\Internet ...
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Difference between wine-wingdings and wingdings?

Is there any difference between wine-wingdings and wingdings (the true-type font available with Microsoft Windows)? By difference, I just mean is there any symbol that could be represented by ...
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How to update Wine in Debian Wheezy?

I'm trying to run Wine with the game EVE Online. It pops out an error Error: Procedure not found. Could not load python dll However. Then I figure I'll try updating the Wine to a newer version. I'...
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Some non-ascii characters display as dots in an application in wine

It looks like this: . What is wrong with this?
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Launch Picasa under CrunchBang Waldorf

I succesfully installed Picasa 3.9 under Crunchbang following this webupd8-tutorial. I also installed libwine-cms:i386. Everything works well and Picasa launches after installation. The problem: once ...
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office 2007 under wine: available for all user accounts?

I have succesfully installed office 2007 using Wine under 1 account on my parents computer (which now runs on linux mint 13 LTS XFCE). I installed it under 1 account and normally, when you do this in ...
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Enable second monitor from shell

So... I have two monitors on my Ubuntu machine. And every time I launch some Windows OpenGL application under Wine it turns off the second monitor. And leaves it turned off when the application exits. ...
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Can't yum WINE from repo - No package wine available

I'm trying to install WINE on Centos 5.10 as per some instructions I wrote last year using this instruction: # yum install wine However when run, it can't find any package under that name: # yum ...
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testing sites on current Internet explorer on mint 16

I need a reliable way to perform compatibility testing for websites on IE 9+. I'm running Mint 16 and have attempted WINE emulation but it doesn't appear to have a current version. I would prefer a ...
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ADT bundle not installed in ubuntu 12.04

I downloaded ADT bundle from android developer site. Bundle name is :- adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-2014031.zip It contains eclipse, and sdk folder. In eclipse folder, there is one eclipse executable ...
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Debian - How to find out if a package is multiarchified? Dependency changes as bug report

I'm using Debian Wheezy 64bit and wine is only existing in a 32bit version. So I added multiarch support. But when I want to install winetricks it's dependencies are depends on wine | wine-unstable ...
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uTorrent: invisible text torrent name column in Wine

Is there any solution/workaround for missing name text column on uTorrent 3.4.30635-1 under Wine 1.7.14-1 ? i've tried to change preferences > advanced > sys.enable_wine_hacks, but it does nothing..
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Directx application using wine over ssh -x

I'm trying to run a Windows app (Artemis video game - server mode) on my archlinux server. As it is an windows application I have to run it using Wine. As I'd like to be able to launch the server ...
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Wine size window is too small!

I've installed Wine on Linux Mint 16 to run setup.exe files from Windows, but when i run the .exe file, a very small-sized window appears, the setup seems to work but i can't read anything. The same ...
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Wine and mime type association backup and restore

I'm going to replace Ubuntu with Arch Linux on my laptop and I want to reformat it. But I want to save ma wine prefixes as I have installed some windows programs that I need. I have gzipped my .wine* ...
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How to update application on Debian?

When I run a@debianVM:~$ wine --version I get: wine-1.4.1 And the website says: Latest stable release: Wine 1.6.2 How to update?
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How to run APB Infinite on Linux?

I want to use Raspberry Pi to run the APB Infinite Neverwinter bot. I cannot make in work using Wine even on Ubuntu.
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how to uninstall notepad from Ubuntu 13.04?

There is a program named notepad on my Ubuntu which I want to remove as I never use it. I have got update for notepad of 80 MB from software updater. And I don't want to download that 80 MB. I ...
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Does WINE support .wma playback through MCI?

This application (zip file) extracts .wma file but fails to play it under WINE. I have installed Windows Media Player 10 and it is able to play this embedded audio file under WINE, but it could use ...
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Error launching Safari with PlayOnLinux

I've installed PlayOnLinux with the following commands: wget -q -O- http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg | sudo apt-key add - sudo wget http://deb.playonlinux.com/playonlinux_precise.list -O /etc/...
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Installing newest Wine in Debian Wheezy

edit: solved by installing Ubuntu again. I've need to newest wine. How could I install it into my Debian Wheezy? If I try from there Gdebi says that I must have libc6 2.17 or greater. Is there any ...
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Run Windows program on Linux in a secure way

I am trying to find a way to achieve a secure execution of Windows programs inside a Linux installation. I suppose that a Windows malware should not do any damage (infect the machine), if executed ...
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How can I get TaxACT 2013 to run on Debian Wheezy amd64 with Wine 1.4?

What can I do to run TaxACT 2013 under Wine 1.4.1 on Debian Wheezy amd64? Running TaxACTenter link description here from a terminal gives this: $ env WINEPREFIX="/home/bill/.wine" wine "C:\TaxACT\...
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How to get Wine to work in Proxychains?

I have configured proxychains to use Tor: proxychains firefox Works well. proxychains wine <app> The applications always fail to connect to the Tor network, which can work without ...
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Running a Wine application from other user in openSUSE

diuban@linux-gnwf:~> gnomesu -u diub wine /home/diub/ed.exe wine: cannot find L"Z:\\home\\diub\\ed.exe" diuban@linux-gnwf:~> No protocol specified No protocol specified Application tried to ...
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Compiling wine application, how do i link to windows.h

Please forgive me if i'm asking in the wrong SA. Note: This is NOT about compiling wine itself! I am trying to figure out how to compile windows application with wine's windows.h. I have installed ...
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playonlinux crashing on Fedora 19

I installed playonlinux using the default repository and when I run the command 'playonlinux' its getting crash and prints this output Traceback (most recent call last): File "mainwindow.py", line ...
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Installing an application to run using wine

I would like to install FoxIt and PDF-XChange to run using wine. There are some things that I would like to see: I would like it to be ~/.wine free. Once in a while I play with windows program and ...
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performance wise: running photoshop cs6 on wine is same as on windows?

I got bored of windows, the viruses, slowdown of system over time. I would like to switch to ubuntu, wanted to by emulating photoshop on wine, is the performance of photoshop is as fast of windows? ...
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How Wine is not an emulator?

As I understand emulators (in a simple way), they do translate or substitute the function calls of a program using functions of system X into functions used by system Y in which the program is being ...
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Installing wine from source without root access

I'm trying to install wine on my computer without root access. I know to change the prefix using automake --prefix=$HOME/Self_Programs but then I get this error message: [tomas@wizard wine-1.1.27]$ ...
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Compiling Wine 1.7.1 from git in Gentoo

Trying to compile Wine 1.7.1 with the great new D3D and Opengl patches. I proceed like this : 1-Download the GIT source code from here : https://github.com/tpruzina/wine-1.7.1-d3dstream_patches-...
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Accessing Pendrive in Ubuntu using Wine

We use ubuntu in our college and they have blocked pendrive access. When we insert pendrive it displays a dialog that says "There is no application to handle this file" (or something like that). So, ...
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How to execute the .exe which code by opengl in Ubuntu?

Here, I have some sample code which are tutorials for OpenGL. They are developed in Visual Stdio 2008 or 2010. Now, I want to execute the .exe through by wine. How to do that?
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TeamViewer8 infinite loop on startup, never shows up

Using latest stuff from the ArchLinux repositories and got the following packages installed: dotnet2 ntlm_auth (installed from samba) winetricks smbclient This is what it throws on console and ...
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PlayOnLinux error on application when I change my timezone

I have a game (scrolls.com) that I'm running under wine. Everything was OK, until I moved and changed my timezone. Now, if I keep my old timezone it works. But if I change the timezone to something ...
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How to install wine via brew?

I am trying to install wine via homebrew on Mac OS Mountain Lion 10.8.4. $ brew install wine Error: wine dependency jpeg not installed with: --universal How do I resolve this?
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Can not install wine on debian amd64:

Can not install wine on debian amd64: sudo aptitude install wine-bin Note: selecting "wine-bin:i386" instead of the virtual package "wine-bin" The following NEW packages will be ...
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How to freeze system clock for a wine application? [duplicate]

I have a windows program, that works only to a particular date. It's a legacy application and I can't change the source code. Is there any way to set a specific date in the system clock for the wine ...
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RUN WIN CLI commands from linux ( WINEXE )

my target is to run windows command from linux ( WINEXE ) I search and find the wine tool ( this tool can run WIN command from the linux machine I have Linux machine version red-hat3 I take the ...
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Photoshop in Wine won't open, gives “File not found” error

Ever since moving to Linux Mint 14, Photoshop CS 2 in Wine has been unreliable. It ran a couple times after my first install, but now it has settled into never running, and instead, it just returns ...
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Lightweight Debian based distro?

Can anyone recommend an lightweight debian based distribution working on an PC with 800 MHZ CPU and 64 MB RAM? Also, would some old games like Worms Armageddon or Diablo 2 work on the lightweight ...
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Bluestacks on Linux Fedora

I am trying to use Bluestacks for running Android application on my Linux Fedora using Wine. I tried wine BlueStacks-SplitInstaller_native.exe from terminal. It gave me Install Mono for Windows to ...
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wine in Xmonad is not tiling

I'm using Wine application in Xmonad. But it is not tiling like other applications. Can this be configured, that Wine will tile like other applications?
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Transparently run wine programs

When I want to run a wine program I have to type e.g. $ wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/TextAloud/TextAloudMP3.exe Would it be possible to run directly TextAloudMP3? I mean not only from command ...
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how to delete wine temp files for an application

I have been using ultrasurf a proxy server through wine. And yesterday ultrsurf was easting too much memory so I killed it via console. Then I restarted again and it wouldn't start saying some error. ...
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Making Netflix-desktop more stable

I've installed netflix-desktop as per the iheartubuntu Netflix Desktop app guide. It works for about 2 hours and then crashes, taking down my KDE window manager with it. How can I make Netflix stable?...
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How can I run Rosetta Stone (on Wine) from the menu in Crunchbang?

I added this entry to menu.xml: <item label="Rosetta"> <action name="Execute"> <command> wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Rosetta\ Stone/Rosetta\ Stone\ Version\ 3/...