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Old 06-12-2008, 11:51 PM   #1
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Exclamation cannot open .exe files


this probably has something to do with codec. the computer i installed it on doesnt recognize the wireless air card hardware that is my only means of connecting to the internet...sucks.

yay, first post.
 
Old 06-13-2008, 12:20 AM   #2
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What exactly are you trying to do? You can't run Windows executables under Linux (not natively anyway).
 
Old 06-13-2008, 02:21 AM   #3
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if you need to execute windows based executable you must install wine, but i am not %100 sure that it will help you.
 
Old 06-13-2008, 02:38 AM   #4
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Use "sudo /sbin/lspci" and determine which device controller is used. With that info, you can determine which driver to load and if you need to use a cutter program to cut firmware files from a Windows driver.
 
Old 06-13-2008, 04:43 AM   #5
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Your title and the post don't match.
Please give details, the distro you use, the problem you have and what you need and we'll provide help.
 
Old 06-13-2008, 07:46 AM   #6
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If you're trying to install drivers for your wireless card, you may want to try the command "unzip" (assuming that the exe is a self-extrating executable). Other than that I don't know how to help you, other than finding a friend with a windows box and extracting the drivers that way.
 
Old 06-14-2008, 02:00 PM   #7
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sorry, but im a total linux noob. i have no clue what im doing whatsoever.
 
Old 06-14-2008, 02:02 PM   #8
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please direct me to wine
 
Old 06-14-2008, 02:15 PM   #9
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As someone asked before, what are you trying to do? Are you trying to install wireless card driver? Also, which distribution of linux are you using? Can you give us a bit more info? (Un)Fortunately, we are not mind readers
1. What linux are you using?
2. what is the output of /sbin/lscpi (type it in the command line window)?

Last edited by sycamorex; 06-14-2008 at 02:18 PM.
 
Old 06-14-2008, 02:16 PM   #10
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What distro and version are you running?
 
Old 06-14-2008, 03:56 PM   #11
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please direct me to wine
Do you really not know how to use a search engine? http://www.winehq.org/
 
  


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