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  • Drmgiver
    Sep 17, 2008
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      Though in all fairness, just so you are not surprised, I have never been
      able to open anything in WINE no matter what it was.

      Justin

      Linux Canuck wrote:
      >
      > You need to install a program called Wine to run exe files in Linux.
      > Wine is not an emulator but adds a compatibility layer to Linux so
      > that you can run some but not all Windows programs. Use the package
      > manager in Mandriva to install Wine. Then when you click on an exe
      > file it will load Wine and try to execute the file.
      >
      > Roy
      >
      > Linux: Fast, friendly, flexible and .... free!
      > Support Open source.
      > <*,)}}+<
      > Only dead fish go with the flow!
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: Robert C Wittig <wittig.robert@...
      > <mailto:wittig.robert%40sbcglobal.net>>
      > To: LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com <mailto:LINUX_Newbies%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 4:00:21 PM
      > Subject: Re: [LINUX_Newbies] help
      >
      > Grantrocket Nlm wrote:
      >
      > > ok like you said in a diffrent message mandriva one 2008 is a great
      > >
      > os for older computers and newer ones and i run it on a vitural
      > machine within xp. (go ahad and say xp stinks) ok so why can't i get a
      > ..exe file to open in mandriva.
      > > ------------ --------- --------- --
      >
      > If the *.exe file was compiled to run in a Microsoft Windows
      > environment, then it will not be able to run in a Linux environment,
      > or in a virtual Linux environment.
      >
      > --
      > -wittig http://www.robertwi ttig.com/
      > http://robertwittig .net/
      > http://robertwittig .org/
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