Media software does not run on Ubuntu

Asked by Thomas H Putnam on 2013-11-07

Hi I just bought a media plug usb Cassette conversion to burn CD's known as Cassette2usb converter. The software wizard will not run....the "setup"

 file.7-Zip 9.04 beta Copyright (c) 1999-2009 Igor Pavlov 2009-05-30
p7zip Version 9.04 (locale=en_US.UTF-8,Utf16=on,HugeFiles=on,1 CPU)

Error: /home/user/Desktop/setup.exe: Can not open file as archive

Errors: 1

Is there a fix???

Thank you

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Thomas Kr├╝ger (thkrueger) said : #1

Windows software does not run on Linux including Ubuntu Linux. There is the windows emulator wine which can run some software and there is the option to run windows in a virtual machine, but that is not trivial to configure for normal users, especially if you want to access USB devices.

Just to know what kind of device you bought:
Please connect it, open the Terminal application, type "lsusb", hit Enter and copy the full output for us. Thanks!

Also what is the output of :

lsb_release -a; uname -a

Thanks

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