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Old 09-24-2012, 10:42 PM   #1
AHVincent
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How to install portable apps?


I use a lot of applications from portableapps.com, they are all GNU open source and supposed to work on Linux.

How do I install the .exe? When clicking on it an unzipping program called Caja 1.2.1 or Grammara tries to open it as if it was a zipped file !
 
Old 09-25-2012, 01:21 AM   #2
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Ok I'm now reading some information on how to install on Linux, I guess I'll need Wine for some of it.

Cheers!
 
Old 09-25-2012, 01:56 AM   #3
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portableapps offer applications for windows. Do you really need them on linux, or you prefer native linux versions?
 
Old 09-25-2012, 02:15 AM   #4
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You will not need WINE for anything from GNU, seeing as how GNU/Linux is the native system they are meant to run on. What application are you looking for that you can't find for Linux?
 
Old 09-25-2012, 10:15 AM   #5
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I think he means that they are licensed under the GNU GPL license... Not that they "come from" GNU...
 
  


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