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running portable python3 under wine

Installing python under wine generally means running a graphical installer, but I don't have that option, so instead I download Windows x86-64 embedded zip file from Python 3.6.0 and unpack it. ...
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Wine + Controller (x360ce)

I've been trying to set up the Xbox 360 controller, usb connected, under wine with x360ce as shown here so I can play with it. Have been few days now and after hitting the head against the wall few ...
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Windows program claims no disk free space under Wine

A Windows game refuses to save any games because it claims there's no disk space free. I've used XP and 98 modes in winecfg, and this is a 32-bit wineprefix (at least, I'm pretty sure it is; not sure ...
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Do I need to worry about software compatibility at all if I use Mono and Wine?

Do I need to worry what version of OS software runs on and what the software requirements are? Can I can install any Windows software on Mono or Wine without worrying about compatibility?
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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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Running System Shock: Enhanced Edition with Wine errors out

I've been trying to get System Shock: Enhanced Edition (from gog.com) to run with Wine, however, it displays the title screen for a few seconds and then errors out: [~/.wine/drive_c/GOG Games/System ...
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Wine: do not check for Gecko installation

I want to use wine without Gecko, as I only want to run simple applications, no HTML stuff at all. Is there a way to skip the gecko check when configuring a (new) Wineprefix? Related: Wine: do not ...
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Wine not working for Linux Mint 18 Sarah. Trying to run Game Maker Studio, with no luck

I'm using Linux Mint 18 Sarah MATE 32 bit and I'm trying to download Game Maker Studio off of Wine 1.6.2. It was named "GMStudio-Installer-1.4.1763.exe". At first the installation process ...
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How to do a downgrade in debian after doing “apt-get dist-upgrade -t jessie-backports”

Originally my system was on 8.0 and now it's 8.6 but this latest version does not support all playonlinux requirements to run 86x_64x applications, then I'd like to know if it's possible to safely do ...
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How to open files with a wine application from mc?

I want to use PDF-XChange Editor to open pdf files from within mc. I tryed setting Open=wine ~/PDFXEdit6_Portable/PDFXEdit.exe %f in mc.ext, but it opens only the application, not the file. [edit] ...
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How to list all Wine window handles which belong to the selected window PID?

I've the following winedbg command which gives me list of all window handles: $ winedbg --command "info wnd" Window handle Class Name Style WndProc Thread Text 00010020 ...
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/proc/sys/kernel/yama/ptrace_scope keeps resetting to 1

Running Xubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 64-bit. /proc/sys/kernel/yama/ptrace_scope keeps resetting to 1 if I reboot, despite me changing it to 0 manually. How can I keep ptrace_scope set to a value of 0?
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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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Can't run the exe file [closed]

I have a code (.c file). And used the following command; #!/bin/bash # gcc file.c -o file.exe #./file.exe So when I try to run the .exe file (using Wine) I get an error which says "wine: Bad ...
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Err:6 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian DISTRO/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found [closed]

After adding new repository to install WineHQ on kali-linux and update it # sudo apt-get update > Err:6 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian DISTRO/main amd64 > Packages 404 Not Found ...
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Running many consecutive exes with wine, fast

Starting a windows exe with wine is slow, because the wine should be initialized first which is slow (mapping and linking a lot of dlls, analyzing config files, mapping resources, etc). I think if ...
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What are the theoretical limitations of Wine? [closed]

Is it theoretically possible for all Windows applications to run through Wine? I know that Wine is far from perfect (but actually really good) and there are lots of applications that don't run because ...
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How to install Adobe Reader 11.x onto Mint 18 x64 (Ubuntu 16.04) using Wine 1.8

According to this page: https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=27093 I should first invoke these lines: winetricks atmlib winetricks riched20 winetricks wsh57 ...
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Wine On Solus Not Working

I've tried to download wine through the launch software center and by typing sudo eopkg install wine In the terminal with no result. I want to play games with wine and it worked on ubuntu. But not ...
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Xvfb -screen --> (EE) Cannot establish any listening sockets

I'm trying to run a gameserver for the game "Insurgency: Modern Infantry Combat" on a VPS rented from Kimsufi running Ubuntu 15.10. I've had prior experience messing around with Wine and Xvfb but ...
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How to run a steam for windows game on bumblebee?

What I'm talking about here is the horrid combination Optirun/Primusrun + PlayonLinux + Steam that makes for wrappers over wrappers over wrappers (primus/optirun calls playonlinux, which calls wine ...
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What can I remove from a standard Wine wineprefix/bottle/configuration?

I let wine create a new wineprefix by setting the directory and running winecfg and the resulting folder is over 500 MB. Does it need to be this large or are there folders that I can remove from the ...
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How to tell which WINEPREFIX is in use

Is there a command to see which wineprefix is currently active when I run wine?
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Severe Lagging on Wine and PlayOnLinux with openSUSE

I am having an issue with the performance of some older games. For example if I am trying to run Panzer General Forever or Panzer General 3D, I am facing extreme lagging on clicks and when moving the ...
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Is there a way to sandbox Wine in OS X?

Wine does not sandbox the applications run therein, and is susceptible to malware. Is there a way to sandbox Wine in OS X, using some neat solution, perhaps third-party software? Or, is ...
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Why does Wine need to install its own instance of Mono when there already is a fresh version of Mono installed in the system?

I have installed the latest available Mono from the Mono project repositories (I have also tried installing it from the default system repos) but as soon as I run Wine it asks me about downloading ...
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How to stop Wine from assigning drive letters to mounted devices automatically?

Every time I attach a USB drive while or before running a Windows application with Wine, Wine notices it and adds a drive letter for it automatically. I would like to disable this feature in favour of ...
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Wine cannot simulate a system reboot after Microsoft Office configuration

I managed to install Microsoft's Office 2010 (32 bit) with WINE in Linux Mint 18 (Xfce, 32-bit) on an ASUS eeePC. So I tried to open freshly installed MS Office Word in Wine. It tried to configure ...
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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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League of Legends on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon

Has anyone got League of Legends working on Linux Mint 18? I'm using the "Wine" plugin "Play on Linux" and it crashes on startup everytime.
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Can not run steam on Linux Mint 18 (hanged at installing breakpad…)

This is what I get when I try to run steam on my Linux Mint 18 system: $ steam Running Steam on linuxmint 18 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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How do I fix the error that's causing Video Repair Tool not to run in Wine?

Summary I have a Windows program called "Grau GmbH Video Repair Tool" (for repairing MP4 videos), and I'm running it with Wine (Windows emulator) in Linux. But before the Repair Tool GUI even ...
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Installing wine on Solus OS

I tried to install it from Software Center but without result I also type sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds (nothing) sudo apt-get install wine (nothing) Please can someone post full ...
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Task Automation With .EXE program and Bash Script?

There's a Windows program called Visipics. It finds similar images, not merely duplicates. I find it superior to findimagedupes (I use it with Manjaro and Linux Mint) and competing Windows programs, ...
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After restart ibus, can't use it in wine application

When working on linux (mint mate 17.2), need kill ibus daemon and restart it for some reason. After that one of the editor which is a wine application can't use the ibus input anymore, while other ...
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How would one run windows applications in Linux that are already Installed in a Windows Environment?

There are two drives, one with a Windows installation, and one with a Linux installation. I would like to be able to run the applications already installed on the Windows environment from the Linux ...
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WinSCP in Wine - Black Box, no handling possible

OS: Antergos linux-lts 4.4.15-1 Wine: wine-1.9.13 (Staging) Desktop: gnome-desktop 1:3.20.2-1 Graphic: GeForce GTX 770 Kernel driver in use: nvidia (nvidia 367.27-1) If i start winscp (Installed via ...
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Can I run high-performance games under Wine using a modern board (eg Z170)

When I bought and installed Windows XP I promised to myself it would be the last Windows OS I would ever use. Unfortunately, some games are coming out that do not run on Windows XP and do not run on ...
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filtering on pgrep to limit the result

I have an application running under WINE. However I need a way to get the processid (as part of a monitoring script). On my old server (Debian) I simply did: pgrep -f /home/user/directory/AppName....
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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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apt-get broke after trying to install wine

I'm a new Linux user. I use Kali Linux and tried to install wine via: sudo apt-get install wine winetricks This, however, didn't work as there were some errors. After that, I cannot install, update ...
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Why won't grep work in this command?

I have GTA San Andreas running in Wine, although when I exit the game it hangs in the terminal, and the process still has leftover resources, which causes it not to exit. So I've made this command ...
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How to install wine on Kali GNU/Linux Rolling 32-bit?

I am trying from last few hours, I want to install wine on kali rolling. My source.list has only 1 entry: deb http://http.kali.org /kali kali-rolling main contrib non-free I tried every possible ...
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How can I play windows game on linux mint? [closed]

I want to play windows game on linux mint ? What version of wine should I use?
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How to install/run windows 8.1 app on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to install and run a Windows 8.1 app on Linux(currently using Ubuntu 16.04, but not opposed to installing a different distro). I know that WINE is supposed to ...
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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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How to enable GTK theming (wine-staging) in Playonlinux?

As indicated in this answer, Wine-staging now has an option for GTK theming, and it works as indicated there. Adding a Wine-staging version to a virtual drive in Playonlinux , the "Staging" ...
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listening to a port from within wine?

I'd like to communicate through OSC to some software running in Wine, but when I start the OSC server from within wine, I don't see any ports listening (on the linux host). Is it possible to have wine ...
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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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Convert tty terminal output to plain text

I want to capture the text output of windows console app I run with wineconsole --backend=curses .... The app itself just uses boring stdio. Unfortunately, wine does a lot of escaping of the output, ...

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