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Old 06-01-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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Wine help


I have a program that autoposts for me on facebook and it is a .exe and I can't get it to open. I need this program very bad ;-;
 
Old 06-02-2013, 01:16 AM   #2
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Well if you post any of the needed information
Then we might be able to help


install wine on your unnamed distro
Code:
wine UnknownProgramName.exe
What operating system is this ?
And it's version ?

What is the name of this program ?
Where did you get it ?
What are the prerequisites that this program needs ?
 
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Old 06-02-2013, 11:17 PM   #3
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I have ubuntu 13.04 wine is 1.5.28
 
Old 06-03-2013, 12:22 AM   #4
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well what is this unknown windows program ?
And where did you get it ?

when you try to launch it in wine , what is the error ?
please post the error

Code:
wine UnknownProgramName.exe
 
Old 06-03-2013, 11:30 PM   #5
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well it is a program in development. it isn't well known. I am one of few who have the program. There is no error it opens a small black screen for a split second and does nothing. I am to the point I would honestly pay for this to work, I make money off of posting on facebook so this program will help me a lot.
 
Old 06-03-2013, 11:51 PM   #6
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Wouldn't the easiest thing be to run it in Windows? You say "There is no error". Does that mean it runs correctly in Windows? I'm not sure where linux comes into all this.
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:58 PM   #7
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well it is a program in development. it isn't well known. I am one of few who have the program. There is no error it opens a small black screen for a split second and does nothing. I am to the point I would honestly pay for this to work, I make money off of posting on facebook so this program will help me a lot.
If it runs on windows and you need it to make money why are you fighting with getting it to work in Linux? Just run windows.
 
Old 06-04-2013, 09:22 PM   #8
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If I'm not mistaken doesn't Ubuntu have social media applications that intergrate Facebook and Twitter right onto the desktop? Why not try those?
 
Old 06-05-2013, 05:35 PM   #9
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Install it to a windows system and then move all the relevant data to the wine (or playonlinux) locations. Knowing what is going on with the program helps. Knowing if there exists .dll support for it in wine or CrossOverOffice's product would also help.

It may be possible to run ReactOS or a VM of windows to then run this unknown secret application that makes you money on Facebook. Seems suspicious.

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