CrossOver Linux FAQ

Before going too far, be sure to run CrossOver's fix tool. From a terminal, change to CrossOver's binary directory (/opt/cxoffice/bin or ~/cxoffice/bin) and run the following command:

/opt/cxoffice/bin/cxfix --auto


~/cxoffice/bin/cxfix --auto

Running cxfix installs libraries commonly required by Windows applications.

You can also run cxdiag, CrossOver's diagnostic tool, to check your computer for missing libraries and other potential problems. From CrossOver's binary directory, run the following commands:


Running cxdiag outputs a list of libraries the CrossOver needs. Additional information on resolving issues found with cxdiag is available here.

Distro-Specific Issues

Although we do not provide support for all of the following distributions, we collect information for each.

Supported Distros:

Unsupported Distros:

CrossOver Installation

CrossOver hangs during ClamAV virus scan
Install and use multiple versions of CrossOver on Linux

Menu Problems

How can I change the size of my menu font?
Get CrossOver Menu items to appear on Xfce


Troubleshooting Sound Problems
AVI File Formats Do Not Play Nice


Manually set the VideoMemorySize of your graphics card
How does Linux handle multiple monitors

Bottles, Associations, Fonts

How can you map a document type to open in a native application?
Why do my CrossOver applications report time an hour faster or slower than my system?
How can I turn off anti-aliased fonts?
"Create Package from this Bottle" fails with no error message
How do I map a drive?
Enabling subpixel rendering/anti-aliasing in CrossOver
How to manually change file associations in a bottle
How can I get CrossOver to recognize new fonts added to a bottle?
How to move bottles outside of ~/.cxoffice
Open .exe files with cxrun rather than cxinstaller
Control Panels are missing from a bottle

Virus Scan

Windows Virus Scans


How to upgrade my Steam bottle to Windows 7 and get rid of the XP warning
How can I run an application from the command line?
Mapping a Samba share to be writable by CrossOver
Mount an SMB file share to the filesystem so CrossOver can access it

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