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1)My Juno email program has a distribution that works with linspire.
Linspire was supposed to be part of Ubuntu, according to a web site I found.
My Juno email program will not work natively with Ubuntu.
What should I download?
2) I am trying to play old games: Master of Orion one and two.
What should I download to help with that?
3) my printer (Canon PDCMA 1500) did not work with the 2000 driver. The 1500 driver has makefile problems. What do I need to do to get this working?
Things might go more smoothly if you posted a separate thread for each of your questions.
In general, if you need to run Windows programs under Linux you have two alternatives; you can use the Windows environment emulator WINE or you can run real Windows in a virtual machine, for example VirtualBox.
Neither solution is perfect; not all Windows progams run under WINE and the performance of virtual machines is not as good as real hardware, especially regards video -- that might be significant for games.
Last edited by catkin; 07-15-2009 at 01:32 PM.
This topic must have come up before.
Can you give me a few URLs, maybe to a FAQ for this?
And do I need to download wine? Should I already have it?
and lastly, Juno, which was the one question I wanted answered if I had to pick one:
/home/sean/Desktop/Link to juno.exe]
End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
the last disk(s) of this archive.
note: /home/sean/Desktop/Link to juno.exe may be a plain executable, not an archive
zipinfo: cannot find zipfile directory in one of /home/sean/Desktop/Link to juno.exe or
/home/sean/Desktop/Link to juno.exe.zip, and cannot find /home/sean/Desktop/Link to juno.exe.ZIP, period.
People here do like you to try and help yourself before they use their limited time that's best kept for when people get stuck. Better you Google around for a while to educate yourself and then come back. There's lots of information out there on these topics.
Reagards your specific question, what is your version of Linspire and where did you get Juno.exe from?
well, yes and no.....If I am a newcomer, and I am introduced to the package manager, i can live for months in a fairy-tale world where I never have to click on the download button---or even read or write the word. That means--for me--that there are no downloads.
Although she has never done it, I'll bet my spouse could get something with the package manager. But ask her to "download and install"?? forget it!!!
for a more useful bit....
for sean*; When Hern* said "repository", that's the same as using the package manager. It's in your menus--called 'add/remove software" or something similar.
I got the Juno package from Juno's website after i signed in.
It is not on the main page, one of the my-account or my-juno pages IIRC.
Juno would give me access to all my archived email files, and it will download all the email to my computer for archiving.
I have used sudo today, got a repostory noticed, and got lots of error messages. I am learning. I could show the error messages if that would help.
Projects: printer (canon ipxma ip 1550) not yet working, dosbox not yet working, lindows not yet working, wine not yet working, games not yet working because of last two, juno not yet working.
I have resolved to load spore on my windows laptop and avoid trouble, as the best recommendation said use a cracked game.
More results when I have time.