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- May 2008
i am completely new to linux,and somehow installed fedora 8 on my pc..i need to install some softwares that are compatible with windows..like "offfice communicator/windows messenger..or equivalent"...
i have the exe files for them...but they duninstall...message pops up that "put fedora disc in.."
i dun have the disc and the .exe files dun get executed as in windows..
please resolve this issue...
Last edited by devils casper; 05-14-2008 at 06:34 AM. Reason: email Id removed.
Hi and Welcome !
Linux doesn't support .exe files. You can run .exe files using Wine but it doesn't work with all exe files.
I would suggest you install applications using Package Manager/Add Remove Programs only. Check the list of Windows Alternative pacakges in Linux.
Have you tried Pidgin or Kopete Messenger? It has a lot of messenger clients including MSN.