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I unable to install all .exe files in ubuntu with wine. Can you tell any software required for install .exe with wine

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Wine is not capable of running every single Windows application out there. Have a look in Wine's application database and see if you can find the application you want to run. If you have to do something extra to make it run, that will most likely be listed in the application database. The address is http://appdb.winehq.org/

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.exe files are for Windows. They don't work natively on Ubuntu or any Linux distribution. You cannot start a program that was previously installed in a Windows partition, from Ubuntu.

What to do:
1. Consider if there is an equivalent program in Linux that you can use, and install that instead using "add/remove..." or System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager.

2. If you must use a Windows program, check to see if it will work with WINE at http://www.winehq.org/. If it will, you can install Wine on Ubuntu as above, then run the Windows setup program.

3. If the program will not work in Wine, a third option is a Windows virtual system within Ubuntu, using VirtualBox or VMWare, assuming your computer is powerful enough.

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