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Old 06-05-2010, 06:41 AM   #1
angelo_maci
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how to execute a windows installer from cd-rom


hello,
I'm using Lucid Lynx Ubuntu and I am trying to install a windows software with wine from cdrom.
the problem is that the installer is not trusted and neither I can change permissions nor copy it on hard-drive because the file is huge.
how to force wine to execute this installer?
thanks in advance
 
Old 06-05-2010, 07:30 AM   #2
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the problem is that the installer is not trusted
How do you known about that?

If you can install this program from disk, you can make a symlink to cdrom in your wine virtual hard drive and run installer from there. For example:

ln --symbolic /cdrom ~/.wine/drive_c
 
  


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