[ubuntu-in] Kind Attn: Problem with UnInstall of softwares?

mallikarjun arjun mallik.v.arjun at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 03:24:50 BST 2008


On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 12:51 AM, Onkar Shinde <onkarshinde at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 2:42 PM, IPS Khurana <ipskhurana at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi
> > i have installed Ubuntu 8.041 LTS Desktop,
> > then i installed Wine to install some windows based apps,
> > i have installed windows based apps, but they are not launching..some
> > error..
> > so i want to uninstall them and re-install, them, but i dont know
> > how to un install those windows apps.. (ACD FotoSlate)
>
> Did you check if your menu contains any entries for these
> applications? There should be uninstall entries.
>
> > also is there any other program like wine which supports windows apps..
>
> Crossover. It is not free.
>
> > actually i want some softwares to run on ubuntu,
> >
> > 1st one is photo print software like Acd Fotoslate (win xp based)
> > it has ready templates to print multiple photos on each sheet.
> >
> > 2nd one is i want to view & print .dwg (autocad) files
>
> No idea if there are any alternatives available.
>
> > 3 rd i want Ares p2p like software on Ubuntu..
>
> There are lots of p2p protocols. Is Ares a bittorrent client? If yes
> then there is one client sitting right there in the menus.
> Applications -> Internet -> Transmission.
>
> > 4th i have installed unrar package, but still it doesnt opens
> > rar files.
>
> Use Synaptic Package Manager and install package unrar. Then you
> should be able to open rar files by double clicking them.
>
> > i am not able to find Yast in Ubuntu to uninstall the softwares.
>

> Ubuntu uses Synaptic Package Manager.
>
> > can anyone please help..in details and give links..
> > .. i was using win xp ..but now i switched over to
> > Ubuntu, and i want to continue with Ubuntu, cuase i liked it
> > more than xp..
>
you can search in http://osswin.sourceforge.net/ (great place for people
from windows to linux)

>
> Since now you have switched to Ubuntu I suggest you try to find right
> tools for the job instead of trying to run every Windows application
> in using wine. :-)
>
> Welcome to world of Free software.
>
>
> Onkar
>
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