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Old 10-04-2003, 01:56 AM   #1
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.exe packages


hello,
is there a way to install .exe packages on linux ? how??
thanks
 
Old 10-04-2003, 03:06 AM   #2
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Im not a linux guru but ive never heard of such a thing. If your referring to .exe`s from windows, No they will not work completely different file structure. If your trying to use windows programs in linux you can try to use wine, I think its some kind of link between windows and linux but that is like putting a vw engine in a ferrari, lol.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 03:07 AM   #3
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rinux

Do you mean windows exe files? if so install wine, or winex, or codeweavers, or win4lin or vmware.

wine is GPL aka freeware but does not run files dependent on direct X
 
Old 10-04-2003, 06:07 PM   #4
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If you are trying to unzip windows compresed packages in .exe format just do unzip <filename> and it will unzip it
 
  


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