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actually .bin files are almost like windows.. except instead of clicking with a mouse, I just type the name of the file at a command in a terminal: bash$ ./name-of-file.bin and it should start a installation process for you. what program is it.. someone here might be familiar with it and give some more insight for you.
yeah sorry about that.. forgot to mention you can change the permissions to make it executable with chmod.. thanks WSG for pointing it out.. as yeah, most of the .bin files i install aren't default to be executable either.