running wine for windows programs

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running wine for windows programs

Postby bamagirl485 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:16 am

hello i just started using linux and like it alot better than windows. what i cant figure out though is how to use some of it.i want to download irfanview for my photos and i read somewhere that you can use wine to run it i have wine in my menu but i dont know how to install irfanview and run it inside wine 1.0 thanks! for any help

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Re: running wine for windows programs

Postby rekik » Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:39 am

If wine is correctly installed a right click on an exe file should display "open with wine". That will launch your exe file as if you were in Windows.

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