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Old 11-05-2002, 07:15 PM   #1
pranavk
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Question .exe files


I have downloaded .exe files from net.But I dont know how to run them...what application to be used??I am working on RHL-7.3.
Plz help..
Thanx ...a newbie
 
Old 11-05-2002, 07:19 PM   #2
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you want to run windows programs? use wine. it's pretty ropey though for an end user...
 
Old 11-05-2002, 07:19 PM   #3
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Linux does not use file that end in .exe... more than likely you have downloaded Windows files, in which case in order to run them you'll need to install Wine.

I found the instructions on the following site to be good:
http://wine.dataparty.no/

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Old 11-05-2002, 08:17 PM   #4
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filename extensions mean nothing to a proper UNIX distribution. There
have been many threads about this. . .

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ight=.exe+.com
 
Old 11-06-2002, 07:25 PM   #5
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Yeah got it!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanx!
 
  


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