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    Hello sir,
    Is it possible to modify linux kernel that It is directly support .EXE file without wine???

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    Sure, if you're will to invest a LOT of time and effort anything is possible. Pretty sure this is the same answer you received on the other Linux forum as well.

    My advice would be to run Windows as it already does what you want...

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    ReactOS may be of interest
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    .exe support

    if we implement all windows PE and .dll library or we use reactos .exe module into linux kernel then can we execute direct .exe files into linux???

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    No, linux and windows are completely different beasts. They are not compatible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bharatkmistry View Post
    if we implement all windows PE and .dll library or we use reactos .exe module into linux kernel then can we execute direct .exe files into linux???
    Quote Originally Posted by Irithori View Post
    No, linux and windows are completely different beasts. They are not compatible.
    Which is why I thought of reactOS. If you are prepared to make that amount of effort for no possible gain then you may as well focus it where you can help a project progress...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bharatkmistry View Post
    Hello sir,
    Is it possible to modify linux kernel that It is directly support .EXE file without wine???
    This is what Wine basically does. It provides support for the Windows API's on Linux so that Windows applications can (usually - sometimes - occasionally) run natively on Linux. Actually, I do run some very complex Windows applications with Wine, such as Sparx Enterprise Architect (a major UML design and modeling tool). If you were to modify the Linux kernel to support Windows executables directly, then that would be kewl, but likely the work of an entire team of experts for several years who would rather be doing other stuff...
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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