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Old 07-20-2006, 07:42 AM   #1
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Question Problem opening microsoft executables


Hello, i have this problem:
I have an e-book for suse10 that iwant to read but it opens only with Mcrosoft's html help executable (maybe it's .chm file)
How can I open this in linux?
Thank you for reding this message
 
Old 07-20-2006, 07:55 AM   #2
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install wine|crossover install $chmfileopener.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 08:41 AM   #3
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An ebook for suse in a microsoft patented format!

Funny
 
Old 07-20-2006, 08:56 AM   #4
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thank you for the reply
Yes it's sort of irony to do sth like this....
 
Old 07-20-2006, 11:53 AM   #5
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no its not an irony. i have a colleague here who's been doing what you say you want to do. but he's doing it will crossover wine under rhel4.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 12:00 PM   #6
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Hi,

Couldn't you use xchm (xchm @ sourceforge)?

No wine or other 'contaminating' software needed
 
  


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