I can't install a game called Tes Drive Unlimited

Asked by Murad Alkhattab

Hi, I have a Pc DVD game that's called TEST DRIVE UNLIMITED AND WHEN I TRY TO INSTALL IT, NOTHING COMES UP ON THE SCREEN BECAUSE IT HAS a .exe extension, anyone can help me with this problem please?
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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

I think you must use wine.

Linux does not natively run any windows exe files.
In order to run windows files you will have to run them with a compatibility layer called Wine.


To install wine in Ubuntu

Please first enable the universe repository:

Open System → Administration → Software sources → [ Tab Ubuntu software ]
enable "Community Maintained open source software (universe)"
Close and confirm the repository reload.

Then open a Terminal from the menu Applications → Accessories → Terminal and type:

sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install wine

give your user password when requested, you don't see nothing when you type it, then press enter.

Then there are a lot of howto on the net:

Hope this helps

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Endolith (endolith) said :

Here is a shortcut for installing Wine:


(Clicking it loads an AptURL, which should tell your package manager to download and install the Wine package from Ubuntu's software repository.)

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