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Old 04-14-2009, 02:57 PM   #1
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Angry Help with installing .exe file


Im trying to install SetUpPoker.exe ( willhill poker) on my dell mini running ubuntu but cant seem to run it, any ideas anyone.
 
Old 04-14-2009, 03:16 PM   #2
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exe files are windows files, they don't run in linux.
However you could install wine to run windows programs.
 
Old 04-14-2009, 04:42 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help repo.
 
Old 04-14-2009, 05:52 PM   #4
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Hi i think you can run exe files. for that wine should be installed on linux. and run like
./exe
 
Old 04-14-2009, 06:01 PM   #5
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Hi i think you can run exe files. for that wine should be installed on linux. and run like
./exe
No.....

Suppose the filename is myapp.exe-----you would put it in a directory that is in your PATH variable. Then you would enter "myapp.exe".

"./exe" means "execute a file named "exe" in the current directory only".

"/*.exe" would mean "execute all files ending in ".exe" (in the current directory only.)
 
Old 04-14-2009, 06:03 PM   #6
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Also take a look at CrossOver (http://codeweavers.com) It is more user-friendly than WINE, but it costs money----but they have a free demo available.
 
  


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