25359Re: [LINUX_Newbies] help
- Sep 17, 2008Though in all fairness, just so you are not surprised, I have never been
able to open anything in WINE no matter what it was.
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.
> Linux: Fast, friendly, flexible and .... free!
> Support Open source.
> Only dead fish go with the flow!
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Robert C Wittig <wittig.robert@...
> 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.
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