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Wine is an open-source application that helps you run Windows .exe files on Linux and Mac.

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"Pause" button in Wine (playonmac) on OS X?

I'm trying out playonmac 4.3.3 on OS X Mojave (10.14). It installs Wine 5.0.2. I'm looking to type the windows "pause" button, but there's no pause button on a macbook pro. How do I type ...
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How to install 64-bit Wine on macOS Catalina

I first read this question and was able to install Wine as follows: brew install homebrew/cask-versions/wine-devel I then downloaded the 64 bit version of Notepad++ here and attempted to install it ...
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Help Installing Wine Mono

I installed Wine Mono from its Git page (by git clone), their README file says To build Wine Mono, use the msi or bin target. $ make msi So I go to the directory (cd) then do make msi it outputs: ...
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WINE starting an application

I built WINE from source, following their INSTALL.UNIX file, so I start wine via Terminal, a UI appears: Microsoft Windows 6.1.7601 Z: \Users\USER\Downloads\wine-4.20> so I write start "\...
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Enable GTK3 Theming on Wine

Wine has an option for GTK theming if you use the wine-staging version. I've installed GTK3 on macOS through: brew install gtk+3 However, the option remains disabled. Is there a way this can be done ...
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How to use Wine-devel to install OpenBUGS on Catalina?

My MacBook Air: Catalina 10.15.4 (19E287) I have already installed Homebrew. However, as Wine still requires 32-bit code to run 32-bit Windows software, while Catalina dropped 32-bit code support, I ...
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"sh: wine: command not found" on Mac, despite wine installed?

Hello, all. I have been using Wineskin Winery to run Windows programs for almost a decade at this point, and though I have already gone through my fair share of issues (using winetricks, checking ...
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How to search for a hidden file in Mac OS?

I need to find a Wine .exe file (winefile.exe) I just installed, but I don`t know where it is, so, besides showing hidden files, I need to find the specific file. Thanks for help.
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Catalina doesn't allow modifying process memory using wine32on64?

Hopefully this is the correct place to ask this question. I know that Catalina has placed a lot of security restrictions to protect the user, but is one of them supposedly stopping applications from ...
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Can Wineskin work with Catalina?

I reviewed my previous question, and I think the differences with Catalina merit a separate question. A double-click or a menu→open on vanilla wineskin or a wineskin-wrapped Windows app has no ...
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Mac not working correctly after using Wine

I have a early 2011 Macbook Pro running El Capitan. I decided to get a steam account and download an old game for the sake of nostalgia. I then realised the game I had downloaded only ran on Windows, ...
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How to open my Wine Explorer on MacBook so I can use my already downloaded Games

I had it open at one point but now I can't seem to find out how I opened it. So I'm trying to use my desktop ghost but that requires me to click on the ssp icon that is in my wine explorer, next to ...
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How to get Wine working on Catalina?

After upgrading to Catalina, Wine no longer works at all. When I attempt to launch my "Wine Stable" app, I get the following message: “Wine Stable.app” needs to be updated. The developer of this ...
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How can I install Fritz 16 on a Mac running macOS Mojave?

I'm new to Apple's ecosystem, and I have one doubt about how to install one software that I had in my old Windows computer. The software is Fritz 16 (chess software), but it is not supported on macOS....
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Beachball with app and iMac won't shutdown or restart

My new iMac (July 2019) keeps crashing and I'm in need of assistance: I've had 7 incidents in two weeks: Four times when starting Final Cut Pro X I get a forever beachball. Two times when starting ...
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How to open file in console via GUI?

For instance, if I have .exe file and I double click on it, something should open terminal with command wine file.exe. Maybe there is some kind of app that can do this? open file -> associate ...
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use Windows registry in wine

I want to use Putty on Mac, and I need to import Putty (SSH client) profiles in it. Putty profiles are stored in the Windows registry (you can dump and import .reg files on another windows machine ...
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Wine on macOS, does it support 16 bit color in window mode?

I am trying to use Wine to run an old Windows game on macOS: so far the fullscreen mode does work fine, but the game checks for 16 bit color depth support and prevents Wine from running it in window ...
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How can I change x11 window size programatically?

How can I change the size of an x11 window with a script, be it AppleScript or otherwise. I have a process running using wine which is using XQuartz as the windowing system and I want to force the x11 ...
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.NET 4.0 won't install on my Mac

So, I go to the install components tab for steam and install .NET 4.0, but it doesn't work; it just says "Please wait while .NET Framework 4.0 is installed..." and goes on forever, which makes my ...
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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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Open file/folder in Wine explorer in Finder

I am using wine explorer via macOS terminal. Once the Wine Explorer is open, can I select a file or folder and "open" it in Finder?
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Application Running with Wine Not Displaying Correctly [closed]

I am trying to run Super Smash Land using Wine on my Mac Book Pro (Mojave). I have installed Wine and XQuartz using Home-brew on my computer and ran the .exe file with wine SuperSmashLand.exe. While ...
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Wineskin: where does it download and install wine-mono and gecko?

I've started using Wineskin and, when I created the first wrapper, it told me that it couldn't find mono and gecko and that it could download and install them for me. The prompts were X11 modals ...
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How do I uninstall wine when I don't know how it was installed?

It was not installed with Homebrew, nor does a .wine file exist in my home directory. I don't remember when or how I installed it, but it's running and using up large amounts of CPU on my machine, and ...
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Mac stuck on "The wine configuration in /user/... is being updated"

That's what we're looking at right now. I've tried to download Wine Bottler but when i tried to run an MSI file with wine bottler for the first time this is what i get how do i fix this?
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Why is Wine separately bundled with Winebottler for Mac OSX?

I am trying to make use of registax software for astrophotography image stacking on my Macbook. I first installed Wine using Homebrew which hanged on startup due to a known Homebrew Core issue. This ...
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How to download OpenGL versions later than 2.1 on MacBook Pro Sierra?

I am trying to run a game called Space Engine using WineSkin on Sierra. However, the game gives an error saying that the OpenGL version is 2.1, which is below the requirements to run the game. The ...
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Running MTGArena on MacBook Pro using Wine and DXVK

I have recently installed wine for the first time on my MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011 running OSX 10.13.6 with OpenGL 16.7.4 and OpenCL 2.8.24) in order to play MTGArena... unfortunately it doesn't ...
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Wine issue: Can't quit out of application

I tried running a windows game called KouKou Gurashi lately on my MacBook Air by going into 'Advanced' and putting the KouKou Gurashi.exe in. It worked, I started running it but it froze and now I can'...
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After installing wine with a .pkg, I get the error wine: command not found when running from the terminal but the app works fine

I have installed wine through a .pkg from here. Wine Stable.app works fine, but when I run any wine-related command from the terminal, I get command not found.
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Is winebottler safe to install?

I've been missing Notepad++ since changing from Windows to macOS and there's an article that says if I use WineBottler (that's the only thing I miss), it should run. WineBottler packages Windows-...
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How to run XQuartz in 16-bit color mode

Is it possible to run XQuartz in 16-bit color mode on macOS High Sierra? I tried the suggestions in this question but they didn't seem to work for 16-bit color. First, I tried setting the color ...
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Azuon with Wineskin on MacOS 10.13?

This question concerns a travel tool, but it may find some knowledge here. tl;dr - Anyone using Azuon on the latest MacOS? For more than a year, I have been using the Windows app Azuon on MacOS ...
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Will MS Office 2010 (PC version) work via homebrew's wine on a Mac?

The title says it all. I want to know whether MS Office 2010 (i.e. the Windows version) can be installed via homebrew's wine on a Mac? I'm thinking of trying this and if I do and it works, will post ...
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How to install the Mono package in a wineskin app?

I created a wineskin app for one of my windows games on steam (H1z1). I installed steam and downloaded the game on steam in the wineskin app but it crashes at launch in steam. I created the wineskin ...
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Wine, Wineskin, or Winebottler for IOS?

I've survived for two months or more without my MacBook Pro but I really miss a Windows app called Azuon. With that, I'd set up a search in ten seconds, start it, and come back a half-hour later to ...
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Missing ntlm_auth when running app with Wine

I installed Wine using the .pkg from their website (installing the necessary dependencies like XQuartz beforehand). I was able to run the installer of the Windows app with no problem, but when I try ...
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How to specify path to libX11.6.dylib for XQuartz?

I'm trying to run Wine with x11 driver (because some apps only work with x11 driver). I had installed XQuartz and it works and runs xterm. However, when I run Wine, it outputs: err:x11drv:...
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Deb packages on MacOS

I've been trying to run steam, and more specifically Saints Row 3 on my MacBook air, to no avail. I was wondering if there was a way to install Deb packages on Mac so I could run a Linux version of ...
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How do I uninstall Wine?

I installed Wine through a .pkg file, and I want to completely remove all traces of Wine. I've searched around the internet, but I cannot find any way to uninstall wine if you've installed through a ....
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How do I install sv.net/classic with wine on macOS?

How do I install sv.net/classic on macOS? That's a program you can use to submit information about your employee for german general social welfare insurance purposes and records. I don't want to buy ...
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Wine won't open any programs

Running macOS Sierra(Version 10.12.2 16C67). I installed Wine version wine-1.8.6 (through a .pkg file). I opened up a game and it worked fine. The next day when I downloaded Origin installer, it ...
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Can malicious software meant for Windows affect a Mac through Wine?

If I install malicious software (which is meant for Windows) using Wine on my Mac, will that malicious application be able to affect my computer at all? (For example, see/do things to files outside of ...
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Microsoft SQL Server on Mac

Has anybody successfully been able to run Microsoft SQL Server using Wine or another application like it (possibly Crossover) on macOS Sierra?
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Unable to brew install wine

Getting an error when trying to install wine using brew. Made sure I ran brew update and brew upgrade. Tried installing libpng on it's own as well, but still getting same error. Just installed Xcode, ...
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download WineBottler with AdBlocker (Privoxy and Adblock Edge)

Because of security (malware) I run two ad blockers. System wide proxy Privoxy and browser plugin Adblock Edge. I wish to download WineBottler 1.8-rc4 Development and I received this strange error (...
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How to 'custom install' with brew?

So I have to edit the install of wine, and apply a custom patch. The patch I want is here... https://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=38156 and when I add these lines with brew edit wine patch do ...
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mysql fails to load on boot

I have a Macbook. Forever I’ve had mysql server installed and running on start (using El Capitan). Well now I’ve installed Wine. Since then mysql server fails to start on reboot. If I manually run ./...
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OSX and installing Windows applications with Wine

First time post here, so I do hope this goes in the right place. I'm having a problem installing and running a Windows application on OSX. I've Googled quite a lot and tried various apps, but now I'm ...
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