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Cannot find Wine after successfull install

You have installed wine, but you may need to configure it. Please run winecfg in your terminal. You may also need to use the command line to tell Wine to open an application the first time you do so. ...
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Wine opens "Wine application loader" instead of Microsoft Word

If you have problems with starting MS Office with wine (silent crashes, etc.) then you might be missing some libraries (.dll) or you haven't properly installed it (You can install most of them through ...
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Install Wine on elementary OS Juno

Must it necessarily be from the terminal? you can use appcenter and install from there wine. I would also recommend using playonlinux, so you can even manage the different versions of wine.
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iTunes 12 on elementary OS?

As stated voer there at WineHQ runs slightly bad on Linux. Noise as out-of-the-box media player has the feature to sync with iDevices, as far as I know. So give it a try.
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WINE Installation

I installed WINE on my system using the ubuntu-wine PPA (personal package archive) because the software center WINE would not install and had no problems with it on my system which is freya 0.3.2 64-...
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WINE Installation

For a dumb reason you need to run sudo apt-get install wine elementary-desktop or else it might break Freya. Just be careful and use this command instead-it's what I used. Where I got this from: ...
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Problems installing winehq

In elementary OS you can install wine either via the AppCenter (search for wine and click Install) or via the command line: sudo apt install wine
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Wine update error

About the repository Run the following commands on a terminal window sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa (removing the PPA ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa) wget https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/...
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Wrong file icon

To get the file extension you can use: file -b --mime-type FILENAME in this case : application/x-wine-extension-unitypackage After that, copy the icon you need to use to /usr/share/icons/ICONTHEME ...
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Need help to delete icons from Applications Menu

These are stored under ~/.local/share/applications/wine/Programs. Go and delete 'em.
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tried very hard to install wine but it always shows this

As far I understand the issue, it is caused because of a missing dependence in Ubuntu 18.04 on which elementary OS Hera is based on. Wine after 4.5 seems to need libfaudio to be working. You can ...
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Problem to run Wine from the store

See if Wine is installed by running it from the command line, just type wine and hit tab a few times - all the options matching wine should be listed. You can also run wine --version, which should ...
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failed to fetch update caused by wine

Your WINE repository is very old and deprecated (see here) and does not have proper update packages for your OS. To fix this issue, first remove this PPA from your system: sudo add-apt-repository --...
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Tried to install libglib2.0-0:i386 (wine dependency), and it removed most of the apps and OS

Thanks All. I tried the suggested fix, but it didn't work. I did find something that seemed to fix what had happened. I used these commands to create a file with all of the packages that had been ...
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Wine unable to upgrade

The elementary OS is a distro based on a "long term support" (LTS) version of Ubuntu. This LTS versions only have packages with a stable status and strongly tested before the release. That said, the ...
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How to remove notepad from Files/open-with context menu?

From the image you provide, it seems that the behavior you encounter is with text files (.txt). IF it is such, then you can modify the list of "Open With" applications in the context menu like so: ...
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Juno Winehq problem

This worked for me, after struggling for a while: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt update sudo apt install wine-staging-i386 sudo apt -y install --install-recommends wine-staging sudo apt -...
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Juno Winehq problem

I was having issues earlier tonight installing wine-staging on Elementary OS Juno following WineHQ's install instructions. I found this Juno Install Guide by itsjaredbs and his instructions worked. ...
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wine on elementary os [looking for confirmation]

show me apt install wine sudo apt install wine1.6-i386 Gave me an error, ttf-mscorefonts-installer: downloading http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe Get:1 http://downloads....
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How to install Adobe Digital Editions?

Did you try looking in WINE forums for the answer to this? It's quite possible there aren't many eOS users doing this exact task, and there may be other places online more likely to know the answer ...
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unbind excel on super + e keyboard shortcut

You can simply rebind the keyboard shortcut to open your home folder. This will automatically disable the other one.
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Cannot install wine

Try sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 in terminal.
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Resolution problem after exiting from a game (Wine)

The easiest way to fix this is: ALT+F2 - switchboard Open "Displays". Set your normal screen resolution. I am not aware of any way to have this fix itself automatically.
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Resolution problem after exiting from a game (Wine)

This is an issue with Wine. Because GTA SA uses some method to close itself which Wine is not familiar with, it exits unexpectedly. This makes Wine unable to reset the resolution back. The most easy ...
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Cannot install playonlinux (nor Wine)

I've got this problem before and, unfortunately, I couldn't solve it without adding a ppa. Please note that you have limited slots to ppas, so use it only when you really need it. If you can avoid it, ...
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How can I install Wine, without disabling ALPS-Touch-pad driver?

I had the same dependency problem.But instead of fighting with the dependencies I added the ubuntu-wine PPA by using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa -y && sudo apt-get update &&...
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World of Warcraft-Wine-low fps

A primer on how Wine works As it name states, "Wine Is Not an Emulator". Wine doesn't create a Windows environment that .exes can live in: it relies on the use of fake libraries to trick .exes into ...
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Everything hangs on installing wine

If faced such problem some time ago, when I got a libc update in a machine with nVidia proprietary driver install, It hanged with blinking leds. The solution was: Reboot and Press Shift to show grub ...
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