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Open Source Software for running Windows applications on other operating systems.

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Right-to-left reversed text and alignment issue in mobaxterm on Linux

I have install Wine-1.8.0 on Ubuntu 16.04. The issue is that the text in mobaxterm is displayed right-to-left (reversed), aligned to the right, which the screenshot below shows. Other .exe files ...
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On Linux Mint 18, how can I update WINE to 1.9.x?

I'm using WINE for a few applications. Recently, I've needed to update the WINE package that was installed via the software manager. The version I have is 1.6.2, while the latest dev release, ...
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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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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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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 can I install Wine on PureOS?

I have the PureOS with GNOME3 but am having difficulty installing WINE. I need Wine in order to be able to use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for my job. I am a rank beginner in Linux, so if someone could ...
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iTunes crashing when trying to sign in

I'm running Itunes 12.9.3 in wine, followed directions here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SVgGX9x1hWZzyhEJs5_7UH1K5i7Cuz6B2iuIwm40VrQ/edit Every time I try to sign in, iTunes crashes. log: (...
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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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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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Let a Windows program (in Wine) capture stdout of a Linux program that it runs

I have a Windows program running under Wine. That Windows program lets me set up "tools" to run external programs and then it will capture their standard output/error and show it to me ...
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I can't add winhq Repository in Linux mint

when I try to run this command to add wine repository sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ focal main' I get this error Traceback (most recent call last): File &...
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Running games with steam proton doesn't respect your current keyboard layout

I use an uncommon keyboard layout (Dvorak, intl. with dead keys), and I'm trying to run a game (Prey) using steam's proton compatibility tool. Before running the game I switch my layout to QWERTY. The ...
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How to solve the unmet dependencies issue when to install wine32?

Show my wine's version info: wine --version it looks like wine32 is missing, you should install it. as root, please execute "apt-get install wine32" wine-1.8.7 (Debian 1.8.7-2) Install wine32 ...
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Remove or prevent launch of winebrowser. (Kubuntu/KDE plasma 5)

On my Kubuntu 18.04 LTS computer, WINE's inbuilt browser "winebrowser" appears bugged. When launched, it gets stuck in an infinite launch loop, spawning winebrowser after winebrowser after winebrowser....
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Improving Wine startup time

I'm running Wine 5.0 on a relatively fast CPU (i5-8250U) and a SSD. When I start any MS Windows program for the first time after login, there's a 3 second waiting period, even with a small executable ...
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How to install Directx9 for Wine?

I'd like to try playing League of Legends on Fedora. To do so, I installed Lutris, Wine and Winetricks. I installed LoL from the Lutris packages. During the installation, the installer tells me that ...
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Is there a cheat tool for speed hacking games that run under WINE?

I'm playing some old games under WINE and want to enable some kind of speed hack to get past the mundane parts. On Windows I can accomplish this with Cheat Engine. Cheat Engine's speedhack is done ...
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How to install ocx file to wine

I am using Mac OS 10.14.5, and I am trying to run an exe file. So I did brew install wine. Then, using wine to run the program yields the following error: 0009:fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests ...
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How to make /dev/input/mouse0 accessible for wine?

I have a gaming mouse (specifically Genius DeathTaker) and its Windows driver. The configuration app (e.g. setting the meaning of the buttons) runs fine under wine. However, when I click "Apply", ...
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How to play streaming video from sites like HBO that require a Windows environment?

This query is actually a double duplicate. I initially queried several months ago, and I'm repeating this updated query in the hopes that things have changed. I recently posted a related query that ...
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Set media to “Floppy Disk” automatically in Wine

In order for an application I am using (with Wine) to be able to access a usb drive I need to set the drive to "floppy disk" in the wine configuration under the drives tab in the advanced settings. If ...
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Redirect stdout of a Windows command line program under wine

I run a Windows command line program (that I can not make accessible) with wine. It apparently writes something to stdout and I'm trying to capture that output, but I can't redirect it. No matter if ...
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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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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 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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Wine fails with DirectX on Pinguy

I am trying to use Wine to play a 3d game on Linux that will run as long as the base system has the correct Direct X rendering. I have tried the Wine configurations and come up with: http:/(s19....
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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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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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Has a program ever successfully run on Wine, but failed on native Windows?

This is admittedly a more theoretical question looking for objective grounds; forgive me if I chose the wrong stack for it. Wine is a compatibility layer for Microsoft Windows, allowing programs ...
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.exe file with hardware key not running in Linux

I am running a simulation software in Windows with an .exe file and inputs and I also use a usb stick (hardware key) to run the simulation. I want to do the same in Linux. I downloaded wine and gave ...
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How to install WINE on linux mint 19.3?

I followed all the instructions, and I got this error: $ sudo apt install wine-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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Is there a way to change cursor inside Wine for specific applications?

So my question would be that if it is possible to change an application's cursor whats running inside Wine/Lutris, to something that is more visible than the app's default? As a background, I have a ...
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Wine only works when there is internet

This is strange behavior I notice after I test running Windows application from different folder than Wine default folder (the application is Photoshop 2015 ) , what's make this even stranger is ...
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firejail: wine regedit doesn't save changes

Update2: Registry's changes actually saved. But for entries that will not be permanently stored (that be reset if, for example run wineboot), after regedit (with firejail) is closed, those entries are ...
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Garmin Express and WINE

I've followed this website to install Garmin Express on Ubuntu 20.4 everything installs fine with wine and when I run WINEPREFIX=/home/$USER/GarminExpress wine explorer /desktop=garmin,1366x768 /...
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How to make Cisco Webex Meeting desktop app work in Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 16.04. I downloaded Cisco Webex Meeting for Windows and installed via wine (version 5.6). There is yet no native Linux version. The app itself opens fine through wine. However, when I ...
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I can't install lutris as wine is not working

So.... I was trying to download Lutris on my linux mint 19.1, everything was going good until I was at the last step, which was installing wine by using this command: sudo apt install --install-...
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Gaming on Linux mint with an old graphics card

I'm new to Linux Mint and have now tried to get my game library (mostly Steam games) running. With that I've learned of Steam Proton (which seems to be some sort of version of Wine), tried Wine itself,...
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“DxvkMemoryAllocator: Memory allocation failed” while running any WineHQ dxvk (d3d) game

While running any game, that is too memory hungry, thru Wine (WineHQ) it may completely fill up the RAM memory, before it have time to swap anything, causing this error: "DxvkMemoryAllocator: Memory ...
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AIMP ran with wine and fixme errors

I am running AIMP player with wine and getting errors: wine "N:\\AIMP.exe" 004d:fixme:thread:GetThreadUILanguage : stub, returning default language. 004d:fixme:nls:GetThreadPreferredUILanguages 08, ...
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Problem with wine 4 on Ubuntu 18.04 ( libc6 and dxvk, cannot install, broken packages)

Wine 4 requires libc6 and dxvk, but I can't install them. The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine-staging-i386:i386 : Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.29) but 2.27-3ubuntu1 is to be ...
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How to run my own Windows program with wine on Linux?

I have a program written in C# with .NetFramework and would like to know what I would have to do to get it to run with Wine on a Linux system (if that's possible at all). Is it as simple as copying ...
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Wine. Pokerstars Freezes with Pop Up Window

I have just removed Mint 17.3 and installed Mint Mate 19.1 and installed the latest version of Wine Stable 4.0 from WineHQ. Pokerstars installed without error, updates and loads without error but when ...
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native unzipping under wine

Is there a way to extract ZIP-files under wine without resorting to "3rd party applications"? When running windows natively, ZIP-files can be extracted directly in the explorer. However, the explorer ...
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Why does Wine do not have key registry “LocaleName”?

I using Windows registry, but I happened to find application which relies on registry key LocaleName. Thanks to Wine's regedit, I found some keys linked to region settings (Locale, sCountry, sLanguage,...
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The procedure entry point WSCSetApplicationCategory could not be located in the dynamic link library WS2_32.dll

When starting an application using Wine, I got the following error: The procedure entry point WSCSetApplicationCategory could not be located in the dynamic link library WS2_32.dll Looking into the ...
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Wine application launch error

I currently have a debian VPS (without UI). I installed wine without worries and during the launch I have an error: Application tried to create a window, but no driver could be loaded. Make sure that ...
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wine unmet dependencies:

I believe that at one point i uninstalled wine however when i try to install wine again i get this: ~$ sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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sane scanner not available via TWAIN/Wine

I have a scanner (Fujitsu ix500) connected via USB with a Fedora 29 machine. I can use the scanner just fine using GNOME's simple-scan. Also it seems the scanner is well supported via sane: $ ...
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Wine Version 3.0.3 bug

I have a slight issue with Wine right now which is kinda annoying. Running on: Linux 4.18.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.10-2kali1 (2018-10-09) x86_64 GNU/Linux Wine works just fine except every ...