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Old 03-26-2008, 11:52 PM   #1
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run windows exe file in Linux?


Dear Friends ,

I want to run "windows .exe" file into Linux platform .Is it Possible to do ?

Plz Inform .. ..
 
Old 03-27-2008, 12:22 AM   #2
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Yes, not all of them will work and it will probably/may take tweaking but WINE does what you want.
 
Old 03-27-2008, 05:42 AM   #3
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If wine /path-to-exe doesn't work then you are using a library(dll) type of exe install?
do you have a copy of win98? also try using wine-doors/ side doors or side wine something/winexs/ or if you want to pay a little 15 for cedega(games)/ 30 for crossover(regular win apps or office types & some games).
wine by itself works for small-test-stuff like: md5summer/winimage/notepad++/win32pad/hash-on-click/ .

myself, i haven't really had too much luck with office,games,Greeting card factory or other big stuff.. maybe it's my LoN or my distro? -best of luck!
 
Old 03-27-2008, 06:04 AM   #4
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It's implied in the other replies, but you may need to install the WINE package. It should be available in your package manager.

You can also look at Crossover--this is the commercial port of WINE. They have a free trial period.

For more specifics, tell us your distro and what SW you want to run.
 
Old 03-27-2008, 11:47 AM   #5
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virtual environments

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I want to run "windows .exe" file into Linux platform .
If you mean the Windows operating system by naming 'windows.exe' than you have to use virtualization, something like VMware (http://www.vmware.com) or Innotek's VirtualBox (http://www.virtualbox.org/). These allow you to run a Windows system within Linux, and they both have free evaluation versions.

If you just want to run some Windows applications, the installing 'wine' might help for a large number of applications. For rather large applications (MS Office, some Adobe packages) this needs non-trivial tweaks and setups.

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Old 11-24-2008, 09:42 PM   #6
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it potsible

you want to install 3ed party tool


tat tool name is wine you con download and install and then run the .exe files
 
  


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