Is there some trick installing a .exe file using wine for Kubuntu 8.04
claydoh at midmaine.com
Sat Oct 10 00:24:58 UTC 2009
On Friday 09 October 2009 04:18:20 pm Muzer wrote:
> ray burke wrote:
> > On 10/10/09, Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu> wrote:
> >> ray burke wrote:
> >> > I want to be able to run a windows .exe program on my kde 3.5
> >> > 8.04, as I have it loaded in the program files in wine but cant
> >> > execute it?
> >> Generally, you install a Windows program in wine with:
> >> wine setup.exe
> >> Of course, you would replace setup.exe with the installation program
> >> for this particular Windows program. Then, you can run programs from
> >> the Wine menu. How did you install the program exactly, and what
> >> happens if/when you try to run it?
> >> Matt Flaschen
> > Matt Flaschen
> > how do you insert wine setup.exe and where?
> > ray
> When you're in the file manager, press F4, and type it into the box that
> appears at the bottom. Press F4 once you're done to get rid of it again.
have you tried to simply double-click the .exe? Wine will automatically try to
run it if it can. I think, in my opinion, that if a windows app won't open or
install that way, it will most likely be too much of a hassle to try to get
If you are super lucky, wine will even create menu entries for the app (even
if it doesn't run sometimes)
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