Installing windows softwares on Ubuntu 10.04

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Linux is the one of the best open source operating system but most of the linux user faces the problem of installing windows exe (executable files) in linux. There is always question in their mind how to install some windows application in linux operating system. Previously user have no alternatives as linux doesn’t support exe files. Therefore user have to find the alternative of the problem that is in linux platform. Now with Ubuntu 10.04 user can run exe files easily with the help of application called wine.
1. Download ubuntu 10.04 and install in your computer if you don’t have it.

2. After installing it go to Application then choose Ubuntu software center from drop down menu.

3. Search wine in Ubuntu support center and click on install.

4. After installing it go to any windows exe file , right click on it and choose Open with wine window program loader. Then the set up fill will execute and you can successfully install windows exe file in ubuntu 10.04

Screenshot of windows exe fileon Linux Ubuntu 10.4

or
Open the terminal, and cd into the directory where the .EXE is located.
Type wine the-name-of-the-application.extension (e.g. wine realplayer.exe).

2 thoughts on “Installing windows softwares on Ubuntu 10.04

  1. Now with Ubuntu 10.04 user can run exe files easily with the help of application called wine.

    Actually, Wine has been around for years. It was around even before Ubuntu 4.10, and it’s been around for every single release of Ubuntu. It isn’t new to Ubuntu 10.04.

    • Ya, but I wrote this post about installing wine especially in Lucid Lynx(10.04). The examples and screenshots are also given focusing on that.

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