help help

Stephen stephen_o at
Wed Jun 24 03:06:04 UTC 2009

Sally Dodge wrote:
> I am totally stupid my daughter knows more than me and between us and 
> other friends we have not been able to solve our problem.
> Problem: I have games and other applications that were on windows when 
> my daughter installed ubuntu and now we can not find them nor reload 
> them one of the games is Fate by wildtangent and we can not down load 
> shockwave or adobe reader both which I need to open some of my e-mails 
> and to play some games on addictive games.
> we have Wine and linux as well as pidgen but I try following direction 
> for loadiing things but it just does not work.  The Fate game I have 
> software back up as well as a path for downloading but although I have 
> followed the instructions several times all i get is a shortcut but it 
> wiil not open it only says error in archive pleaqse if there is some 
> one who could go through this step by step with my daughter I am sure 
> she could do it
> Thank you one and all for your help
It will be hard for anyone to help you with this problem, because you 
haven't said what the problem is.

Is it windows where your programs won't load or in wine under linux? 
What linux are you running and what version?

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