Apologies and a question re:NTSF partition in LMDE3

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tlcmd
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Apologies and a question re:NTSF partition in LMDE3

Post by tlcmd » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:24 pm

First, my apologies to all y'all for using so much upper case, colors, and increased font size! I used them to ascertain that the basic info I wished to pass along for help with my questions was really obvious.

Today's question: If I make a small (2gb) NTSF partition for a Windows application in my LMDE 3 partitioning scheme, can I install or copy one Windows program into it without using Crossover? The program is the free Movieorganizer 2.8 available only as a Windows program. I have my DVD's cataloged in it and there are 600 + movies in that program and I do not wish to re-enter them into a different program. BTW Crossover did work to do this with LMDE and LMDE 2, but my version is outdated, so I will have probably have to purchase the newest edition which is well worth the bucks to avoid re-entering all the date into a different program.

Again, my apologies plus my appreciation for all the help I've gotten over the years with this forum.

tlcmd

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Re: Apologies and a question re:NTSF partition in LMDE3

Post by gm10 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:18 am

1. The file system has nothing to do with what programs you can run. Windows programs don't need an NTFS partition.
2. You will always need either Linux with Wine (free)/Crossover (paid) or pure Windows (as a dual boot or run in a virtual machine) to run Windows applications.

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Re: Apologies and a question re:NTSF partition in LMDE3

Post by tlcmd » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:08 am

GM 10,
Thanks. Info I needed to know before I partition for my LMDE3 install.

tlcmd

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