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Old 07-09-2008, 02:32 AM   #1
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Question how to use windows application in linux and the commands to run.

am a new enthusiats in linux and
i got a problem with installing windows application,jcreator,flashplayer in linux and also how to download wine and install it in linux.

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You can download Flash Player for Linux. As for installing WINE to run Windows apps, why not try reading the documentation?
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i have already downloaded flash-player-9-linux.tar.gz and it is already in my desktop but i don't know the commands to run to make it executable.
Old 07-09-2008, 08:33 AM   #4
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There should be instructions on Adobe's website, but you need to extract the contents of the tarball, with "tar zxvf flash-player-9-linux.tar.gz" (no quotes and see the tar man page for details of the options). A new directory will be created, so cd into it and run the installation script.
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As for WINE, it should be available using your package manager. (Sometimes it is installed by default.) You might also want to look at the commercial version of WINE--"Crossover".
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Is your machine an x86? if so what you have downloaded will work just fine.
However if your machine is an x86_64 you will also need nspluginwrapper.
This application let's you run 32bit plugins on a 64bit machine.
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