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i'm running ubuntu 6.0. i downloaded Limewire music program and theres a folder on my desktop. i opened it and saw Limewire.exe and tried to open it but it gives ...
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    i'm running ubuntu 6.0. i downloaded Limewire music program and theres a folder on my desktop. i opened it and saw Limewire.exe and tried to open it but it gives me an error msg saying it can't display it. i have no idea which of the other folders i need to open to install the program so i can download music. i'm new to ubuntu so i need some help on how to install and use new software programs.
    thanks, Jim

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    you must have downloaded the windows version.... take a look at
    http://www.gnutellaforums.com/showthread.php?t=39850
    or
    http://easylinux.info/wiki/Ubuntu#Ho....28LimeWire.29
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    You downloaded a windows executable. Linux can not run EXE files, unless you run them in an emulator. You can use AMule in exchange for limewire. Apt-get may have a version in their repos...

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