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Old 06-20-2007, 09:12 PM   #1
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Unhappy Heeeelllpppppppp


ok ok ok ok any time i try and install an online game and after it's finished installing and i try to open it, it says that i have No application suitable for automatic installation is available for handling this kind of file.


p.s I've only had Linux for a few weeks soo I'm kinda a newbie

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Old 06-20-2007, 09:38 PM   #2
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is it a java, or a flash game, need more info
 
Old 06-20-2007, 10:32 PM   #3
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What is or are the games you are trying to install?
 
Old 06-20-2007, 10:36 PM   #4
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ummm i'm trying to install Gunbound have u heard of it???
 
Old 06-21-2007, 12:44 AM   #5
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If this is it, then it's for Windows. You'll either need to use Windows, or run it under Linux with Wine/Cedega, as it won't run natively obviously.

Also, please use better thread titles in future.
 
Old 06-21-2007, 09:33 AM   #6
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okk sooo what do i have to do install a wine thingy????


does it help install any online game??

can the game be for Microsoft and i can still download it with that wine thing?? and play it on Linux??

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Old 06-21-2007, 12:05 PM   #7
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Programs for Windows don't run under Linux natively (i.e. "by themselves", for want of a better phrase). Wine is a program that lets you run Windows programs under Linux. Cedega is like Wine, but specifically for games.
 
Old 06-21-2007, 01:30 PM   #8
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uhhhhhh I'm Cunfuzzledddd
 
Old 06-21-2007, 02:01 PM   #9
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What don't you understand?
 
Old 06-21-2007, 02:16 PM   #10
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every thinggg ok i wen to that website for wine for gamess but it sayd i had 2 pay AND I AIINT PAYIN 4 SUMTHIN LIEK DAT!!!!!!!!!!!!! iznt there a free website for sumthin liek dat?
 
Old 06-21-2007, 02:19 PM   #11
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Wine and Cedega are free softwares.

First link on Google for Wine: http://www.winehq.org/
 
Old 06-21-2007, 02:19 PM   #12
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Man, is very simple. Windows and Linux are different operating systems. Would you put a PlayStation CD game in a XboX 360 console? You wou't, because you know they are not compatible.

Same for Windows applications and Linux applications, yet we have "wine" which is "kind of" an emulator that will allow you to run some Windows applications under Linux. Wine is free. How to install it depends on the Linux distribution you are using. Cedega is a special wine (commercial version) which works better and is oriented to games. I have not played with cedega, but I can imagine that if you buy the program it will come with some sort of installer.

As Nylex said, please in the future try to use more descriptive posts. The more information you give, the better (and faster) answers you will get.
 
Old 06-21-2007, 02:19 PM   #13
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first of all can you please spell properly, it would make it alot easier to understand you, and second go to http://wine-hq.com for wine
 
Old 06-21-2007, 02:28 PM   #14
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ok I am trying to install Gunbound onto my Computer. But everytime i finish installing it it says that i have No application suitable for automatic installation is available for handling this kind of file. I think Gunbound is a Flash game and so i downloaded a wine thing but it still said the same thing so so now i am lost and i need help trying to make it work

does this help????
 
Old 06-21-2007, 03:01 PM   #15
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Gunbound is not a flash game. What you will need to do is install Wine or Cedega, then use the one you installed to install Gunbound.

I would try wine first, after you install wine you will need to run the Gunbound installer in wine. To do this open a console and type "wine gunbound.exe" or whatever the install file is called.
 
  


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