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Old 05-20-2014, 04:07 AM   #1
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Kali Linux: Installing an .exe

I know this has probably been answered umteen times but I will ask anyways.

I'm attempting to install a game in Kali Linux. I've installed wine and have attempted to run the .exe to no evail. I have root permission and the correct flags are presented to me (I am able to read/write whatever). I understand that wine does not run every exe from Windows. Any information you need me to provide I will. The game is Fairyland. Website is I am running Hp Probook 4530s laptop. Umm, Kali Linux 1.0.6. I'm not exact;y sure what I should provide to get the best help. Anyways thank you for replying.
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Kali is a specialised distro. You might be better off with a general-purpose distro, such as Mint. Maybe dual-boot with Kali, if you need it.
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I know Kali is a specialised Pen Test distro, but credentially wise, I was hoping to be able to download a few exe's. As for adding WINE it was fairly simple and staigthforward which I thought would resolve the problem. Overwrite a few lib. files and Wine runs fine. I will have to divulge further into what needs to be added for the EXE I guess.
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Old report, you might be able to get it going, but you might not either....
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Thanks man. I almost am ashamed that you did the research and I did not but I appreciate very much.
Sorry not "almost" I am very ashamed. But once again thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

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Also be warned!!!!!
Kali has NO NON ROOT USER!!!!!!!!!
running wine or a MS game AS ROOT is not a good idea !


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