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Q&A What is synchronization in Wine?

Wine has options for "Synchronization", like "Esync" or "Fsync". What do these actually do? What is the purpose of such an option? What is the impact to normal usage of a Windows program in Wine?

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A Why do many Windows games fail when the network is sandboxed?

I run Windows games with Wine, and use bwrap to sandbox them. I've noticed that passing --unshare-net to disable the network breaks many, many games (they fail to start with no obvious error messag...

0 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A When should you install windows dlls for wine with winetricks?

I noticed in winetricks that it can install windows dlls to the wine folder. It even gives an option to install almost all of them at once. When should someone install these instead of staying with...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by true_blue‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A How do I use Proton without Steam?

I can easily run Windows games with wine by running: wine game.exe However, if I want to use Proton I have to run Steam, add the game as a non-Steam game, and run it that way. Since Proton is ...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A How do you troubleshoot bwrap/wine sandboxes for Windows games?

I use Wine to play Windows games. As is well known: Wine is not a sandbox Windows games are proprietary blobs and can contain malware Windows malware can potentially harm Linux through Wine ...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by r~~‭

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