Is there some trick installing a .exe file using Wine?

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Thu Jan 22 02:55:26 UTC 2009

John DeCarlo wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Steven Vollom 
> <stevenvollom at <mailto:stevenvollom at>> wrote:
>     I have been watching a poker program on late night TV, 2am.  They
>     suggest I
>     can play for free with playmoney.  I downloaded the package, which is
>     an .exe, but I don't know how to install it.  Can you help me.
> You don't need the command line, if you find that confusing.
> Click on "FullTiltPoker.exe"  - if "Wine" is installed, it will invoke 
> it and install it for you.  Then it should show up in your menu, under 
> Wine.
> Or, to be safe, go into the installer and search on "wine" and install 
> it, if not installed. 
> -- 
> John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
> <>

In my experience with Windows programs if it is properly installed in 
WINE it will put an icon on your desktop.

Be aware that not all Windows programs will run in WINE [ winehq,org ]. 
I've had some pretty good luck but................

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