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Old 10-09-2003, 02:50 AM   #1
chaldoray
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Need help on Mandrake Linux i just installed it!


Hello, I don't know how to use this thing, i installed it so i can do some programming... How do i install windows emulator? I downloaded it and i can't even open it? Same for aim i downloaded it and i don't know how to run it. I don't know how to run the programs i download. If anyone can help me get started on my mandrake os i would appreciate it, thanks. Having lots of trouble.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 05:22 AM   #2
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what sort of file did you download
was it a. tar.gz or a .rpm or a .sh or a .bin ?
 
Old 10-09-2003, 08:19 AM   #3
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oh man have a look at man or the mandrake website or just perform a google search...
 
Old 10-09-2003, 01:15 PM   #4
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.rpm or .tgz i think, how do i run the windows emulator after i download it i installed it and it doesn't run. Is mandrake compatiable with windows program if i install the windows emulator? Please help me install it.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 01:23 PM   #5
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.rpm or .tgz
there's a BIG difference between the two. Better be more specific. And linux is not windows. Yes, some windows programs can be made to run, even very well, other things are trickier to impossible.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 02:32 PM   #6
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would be helpfull if you could tell us the name of the emulator your are using and the file name of your emulator install file the full name! would also help
are you using wine,winex,vmware,bochs,win4lin ...?
 
Old 10-09-2003, 07:36 PM   #7
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wine-20030911-mdk9.1.i586.rpm that was the file name
 
Old 10-09-2003, 07:49 PM   #8
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here are some links that may help. don't get in a hurry it takes some time to learn a new os. get familiar w/it then do some research. good luck.

http://www.google.com/linux
http://www.linux.org/
http://linux.ctyme.com/
http://sourceforge.net/
http://www.onlamp.com/linux/cmd/
(i found this thru a forum search here at linux general)
http://www.linuxquestions.org/
(and of course you already found this forum so you're on you're way.)

btw what language are you programing or learning to program in?

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