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Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) is a compatibility layer for x86-based Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix-likes for providing compatibility with Windows system calls. It allows some applications to load and execute without having to virtualize a whole copy of Windows.

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Which Lutris version works best with Star Trek Armada 2

Which Lutris version works best for playing Star Trek Armada 2 on Ubuntu Linux? Don't use the FS Hack, it messed up the display. I tried 6.4 which crashed sometimes. You also had to press Escape to go ...
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How can I disable esync in Lutris?

One of the games I'm playing through Lutris crashes frequently, and I've narrowed its cause down to a feature in wine called esync. I want to disable esync but... I don't know how. The readme I linked ...
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Brick Rigs Graphics Issue

So I am currently trying to run Brick Rigs on my Linux Machine using Wine and DXVK. Game runs and I can "play" but the key is I can't see anything, that means I only see one color instead of ...
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Can't run SCP - Containment Breach on mac with Wine

I'm trying to run SCP - Containment Breach on mac with wine. My mac has very limited storage space, and as a result, I don't have enough space for boot camp. Basically, I had a problem where when ...
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How do I install StarCraft 1.18 on Wine with 64-bit Linux?

I'm trying to install the free StarCraft 1.8 on Linux using Wine. When I try to run the installer I receive a message: ".../StarCraft-Setup.exe" not supported on this system Do I need to ...
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How to quickly restart a game after a crash/freeze on Wine(Linux)?

Some games takes a long time merely to reach the Main menu. After a crash, in the middle of a fight, what you least want is to wait a huge reload time. So, after the crash, we would have to wait for ...
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Proton 5.21-GE-1 doesn't work suddenly

Proton 5.21GE-1 doesn't work suddenly, so i launched steam on terminal to see what's happening. this is the log i got https://pastebin.com/gpebk8rW Launching proton manually on terminal works, at ...
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How to stop WINE games from popping through pulse/alsa, steam edition

In general, I'm looking to create a more userfriendly way of solving a frequent audio issue in various games. The problem It manifests itself as audible clicks or pops. Those clicks or pops happen ...
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Wine using 200% CPU to run Might and Magic 6: Mandate of Heaven

I've installed MM6 using this guide, with the only differences that I'm using a virtual desktop size of 2400x1800 and recent versions of everything: Ubuntu 20.04 PlayOnLinux 4.3.4 Wine 5.0 GrayFace ...
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Hearthstone keeps crashing on Lutris on Ubuntu

I just installed Lutris to play Hearthstone on Ubuntu. Battle.net launcher and the game launches, the bar door screen, Hearthstone text, settings and social buttons appear then the game shuts down. ...
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Running MAME on Wine MacOS keeps crashing after a bit of time

When I'm playing MAME on my Macbook Pro (2013), it works almost perfectly, but after a random amount of time it just freezes. I've tried going into Settings to make it work, but I just can't find a ...
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Use Steam/Proton (a.k.a. Wine) on Linux to run Windows games which are not part of Steam?

I am using Steam on Linux and am very happy. I have purchased many Windows-Only games on Steam which play flawlessly on Linux/Steam with Steam's Wine-implementation called Proton. Now I would like to ...
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Windows Steam not working properly using WineBottler on macOS v10.13.6 (17G3025)

I've just installed the latest WineBottler v2.0 from https://winebottler.kronenberg.org/downloads. I clicked on the supplied Steam install button, and ended up with a new application in my ...
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Is there a painless way to run Starcraft 2 on Linux?

Now that Starcraft 2 is free to play, is there a painless way to run it in Linux? People have been doing it with different success for years, but the hacks are spead over different resources and ...
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Settlers 3 on Linux: Wine, CD change recognition and piracy protection

I installed The Settlers 3 on my Linux Mint PC, using Wine to run it. Since it is the original version with 2 CDs - CD2 for campaign and CD1 for everything else, I get the following problem: ...
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DDO on Linux: game opens in 800x600 resolution

I've installed DDO (Dungeons & Dragons Online) on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) using wine. The launcher runs fine, and the client itself runs but is stuck in 800x600 resolution. This isn't even enough ...
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Steam says I do not have enough disk space available to install a game, even though I have plenty. How do I solve this?

When I try to install Bioshock Infinite (for example), on the game installation page, it says that I have 12846MB available, but if I look at my Steam library folders through Settings > Downloads > ...
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How to download non-DRM version of game from Steam to run in WINE?

I just purchased a turn-based game which is only supported on Windows (it’s Cogmind, if relevant). Since I’m on macOS, the game won’t download when I click “Install Game...”: An error occurred ...
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What are the dlls required by gta san andreas, and does wine look in the game directory for dll files?

I am trying to play gta san andreas on linux with wine. Wine gives the following error when I try to launch the game: err:module:load_builtin_dll failed to load .so lib for builtin L"winemp3.acm": ...
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"Battle.net is unable to identify your application version" in Wine (Linux)

In downgrading my patched 1.14 install to the mod-compatible 1.13 version, I received the following error: "Battle.net is unable to identify your application version" Most sites say that this ...
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3DNES file load problem?

So I'm in the application 3DNES by geod, (if you haven't heard of it, check this out for information on the question or good old-fashioned fun. It's really cool- https://geod.itch.io/3dnes). I'm ...
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How do I set up WINE on Ubuntu so that I can play my Windows games on it?

Other than the default install of WINE from the Ubuntu repo, is there anything else I should do in order to run a game? Should I use something like winetricks or is that unnecessary? I really just ...
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Can I run Steam games through WINE with native Steam?

All tutorials I see on running Steam games through WINE require Steam to be installed using WINE. I use the native version of Steam, as in the official Linux version. Is there any way I can run Steam ...
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How do I configure Diablo 2 in Wine to -skiptobnet and -w?

I am using Ubuntu Gnome and Diablo 2 works ok with Wine. How do I add shortcut options to the game? I want the -skiptobnet and -w for windowed mode. Path is ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Diablo ...
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Running Halo CE on mac, getting "Gathering Exception Data" error. Help?

I got Halo CE (not custom edition) for PC. I ran it through wineskin wrapper (WS9Wine1.9.2) and use the setup.exe. Once I ran it, it gave me a missing pidgen.dll file error. I searched online and ...
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Enable "Play" button for Undertale on Linux Steam

I have downloaded the game "Undertale" on the Linux Steam client using this method. However, Steam recognizes that the game does not run natively on Linux and will not allow me to start "Undertale" ...
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Unable to launch Edna & Harvey: The Breakout on Mac OS X via Steam - Wineskin

I'm new here and I got no clue about PC/Mac/Games/how to ask questions in here in general so I need some help. (I've already looked through previous questions but nothing could help me...) I wanted ...
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How to download Windows games from Steam onto a Linux computer?

I recently switched to an Ubuntu computer and the one thing that annoys me is the lack of games available. However I have found a program called WINE which can run Windows applications (.exe) on Linux ...
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Sound doesn't work in Call of Juarez Gunslinger, under wine

I have played this game on Windows before but felt like replaying it, except I now use Xubuntu as my main OS. I got the game to run and even the cutscenes (install windows media player 10 with ...
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Installing Fore's New Idles in Skyrim (FNIS) on Linux using Wine/PlayOnLinux

I'm a user of PlayOnLinux/Wine and I need to know how to install FNIS for my Skyrim. I can run GenerateFNISForUsers.exe using POL but there are no patches available. What do I do? I don't know if I'...
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Battle.net Launcher on Wine Linux - Windows Secondary Logon service error

The Battle.net Launcher (and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft) were working great for me under Wine 1.7.15 through PlayOnLinux up until a few days ago. Now whenever I start the Battle.net Launcher I ...
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Where do I locate my Skyrim 'Saves' folder while using PlayOnLinux?

I need help in finding this Saves folder in Skyrim. I'm using PlayOnLinux (Wine, but made easier, I guess?) and have searched through every file I could find but I can't locate it.
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No sound in wine

I'm currently using the latest wine1.7 build from the wine ppa and am running Linux Mint 17.2 and can't run DB:XV through Steam with sound. The Steam browser can make sound, but DB:XV cannot. Running ...
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Getting a global_error_asset_load_failed on Hearthstone in Wine, running Ubuntu

So I'm getting the error in the title of the question when I try to start Hearthstone in Wine. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I've only found one thing online, and that's on the battle.net forums here and ...
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Fallout 1 on OSX Yosemite help

I have tried a Wine wrapper I downloaded, but it's probably out of date because when I try to run the game I get a black or white screen. I'm on OS X Yosemite. If anyone has the GOG version that was ...
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How to run Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 in a window with PlayOnLinux and Wine?

Following the instructions from the /r/rct subreddit, I was able to install RCT 2 inside Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux. The only problem is, the game glitches when running in full screen, such as things ...
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What sort of performance penalty does WINE cause? [closed]

I changed my 10+ year old Athlon XP (3000+) system from Windows XP to Linux Mint 17.1. I want to use WINE to play Artermis Bridge Simulator. My Athlon XP system used to be able to run an Artemis ...
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Wine no longer letting me play SC2 or launch Bnet browser

I've been playing SC2 and Heroes of the Storm fine on Wine for awhile now but suddenly today it will no longer launch I've tried restarting and Google and so forth but nothing has worked. Has anyone ...
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How to install skyrim using wine?

I used the following commands from to install skyrim on linux using wine sudo apt-get update sudo rm -rf ~/.wine WINEARCH=win32 wineboot --update sudo apt-get install ...
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Using steam game key without steam installation

I want to play Heroes 5 on my ubuntu 13.04. I installed steam and it works. I have purchased the Might and Magic 5 bundle, so I have Heroes 5 with the two expansions and other game that come along. ...
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Battle.net app is stuck at "Loading account information" Linux

I was fixing another bug at baatle.net now it is done after a few days but this got at the foreground now -.- . So I start the battle.net application I enter my details and then the games tab stays on ...
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How to fix the "An Error Occurred Retrieving Content" error in Hearthstone in Linux?

I am currently trying to run Hearthstone on Linux and it went fine, I installed with wine, I can log with my profile but right on the screen with the "Play game" button i get the following error: ...
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Steam running linux and wine at the same time

Would it be possible to have Steam run linux ready games natively, and non-linux based games through wine without having to run two instances of Steam?
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Stuck on Cutscene in Dishonored - What Can I Do?

My Problem So, today I got the game Dishonored on Steam and I've been trying it out. Unfortunately, I can't get past the first five minutes or so of the game because I get stuck on the conversation ...
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How can I install Interface Addons when running WoW in Wine?

So i didnt know if i should ask this question in AskUbuntu or here, but since I've seen some good answers on Wine gaming here, i figured this would be a good place. I just recently started using ...
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How can I change the resolution on Blizzard games running under WINE?

This is a problem I encounter with two of blizzard's newer games, StarCraft II and World of Warcraft. I can install them on my machine which runs Ubuntu 13.04 raring ringtail using wine 1.6-rc3. Both ...
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Has anyone gotten SD Gundam Capsule Fighter to run on Linux?

My current setup is running Wine version 1.4.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. Most of the games I've installed via wine worked well on 13.04. I am able to download the OG Planet Game Launcher and it ...
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How can I run BattleStar Galactica Online on Linux?

I am aware that BattleStar Galactica Online requires the Unity 3D browser plug-in to play. It is currently only available to Windows. I installed the windows version of Firefox 20 using Wine 1.4.1. It ...
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Is there a work-around or fix to the Starcraft online chat bug for wine?

I'm currently running Starcraft through wine version 1.4.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. Most features of the game work just fine. However, when I play on battle.net, my keyboard seems to lose ...
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How can I get some games to install via Steam under Wine?

Most of my Steam library installs and runs just fine under Wine. However, some new titles (so far Borderlands 2 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown) will not install. The initial download completes successfully, ...
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