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Old 12-11-2008, 03:16 AM   #1
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Hi,i just got ubuntu running on my system,however,Im having problems installing programs on it. Is anybody out their Willing to help with relevant advice?Please help,.Besides that,does anyone have a programm in mind that could convert .exe to .tar.gz.I would be thankfull for that.

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Old 12-11-2008, 03:28 AM   #2
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I don't see any point converting an .exe file to a .tar.gz . A .tar file is only a compressed file like a .zip
Old 12-11-2008, 04:06 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by nmvictor View Post
Besides that,does anyone have a programm in mind that could convert .exe to .tar.gz.I would be thankfull for that.
.exe are executables in a Windows environment. Which means you cannot run an .exe in Linux (Unless you install Wine in Linux to run Windows executables).
But you cannot convert an .exe to a .tar.gz
Tar.gz is usually associated with "source" code. Source code is used in the construction of some .exe files.
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