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Old 04-22-2009, 01:53 AM   #1
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How to run .exe in Debian


I need to know how to run a .exe file in a Debian environment?
 
Old 04-22-2009, 02:05 AM   #2
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I strongly suggest you take a step back and try to explain why you need to run a windows executable on a Linux system. Sure, you can run it with wine, but there's a strong liklihood that won't let you do what you want. Running under wine will only have relevance while that particular wine session is running.
 
Old 04-22-2009, 02:52 AM   #3
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I need to know how to run a .exe file in a Debian environment?
While I strongly agree with the other poster here there wasn't much real help given. You need to apt-get install wine and that will let you try and run your windows exe. There are no guarantees that it will work though.
 
Old 04-22-2009, 04:12 AM   #4
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www.winehq.org -> download wine here,

wine will let you install .exe files,

you should first listen to these guys, they know what they are talking about,
 
Old 04-22-2009, 04:22 AM   #5
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And not just listen to them but act on the advices and also tell what exe is that.
 
Old 04-23-2009, 05:50 AM   #6
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I have no local internet connection. I'm using a HSDPA. So I need to run exe of that in Debian to connect to the internet.
Please tell me know what are the quality media players that can run on Linux environment. If possible send me the links to download them.
Thank you for the people who replied to me.
 
Old 04-23-2009, 06:47 AM   #7
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There are lot of media players and some might be there in your distribution installed already. If you still need something that is not there then you may want to look into vlc and mplayer. These two are what you want they can play almost any file you have.
 
Old 04-23-2009, 07:23 AM   #8
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I have no local internet connection. I'm using a HSDPA. So I need to run exe of that in Debian to connect to the internet.
Please tell me know what are the quality media players that can run on Linux environment. If possible send me the links to download them.
One of the major obstacles when moving from Windows to Linux is having to unlearn Windows concepts.

You cannot use a Windows exe to connect to the internet in Linux. If you have a Debian-based system, then you should be able to connect to the internet with it. It is possible for us to help you with that, but you have to be precise about how Debian's own connection tools fail to work.

Furthermore, you don't go anywhere to download Linux software. Your distribution has a repository (Synaptic should be the program on your Debian system to access that repository) and you install all your software using that program. If you open Synaptic and have it search for media players you will be given a wide choice of such which you can choose from and install.

Robin
 
Old 04-23-2009, 07:39 AM   #9
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I have no local internet connection. I'm using a HSDPA. So I need to run exe of that in Debian to connect to the internet.
Please tell me know what are the quality media players that can run on Linux environment. If possible send me the links to download them.
Thank you for the people who replied to me.
See is this link can help you any with your modem:
http://oozie.fm.interia.pl/pro/huawei-e220/
if not I recomend doing a search for linux and your modem.
 
  


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