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How do I convert .exe or .scr into linux format

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Re: exe to linux

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You can't convert executables across operating systems. You have to recompile them from the source files. If you don't have those, it's a no go.

For some programs (like Firefox), there's a linux version. For a lot of other programs, you should be able to find a good Linux equivalent. And for some (especially games) it can't be done.

Kees

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exe to linux

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Actually I have created a screensaver .scr or .exe and one of my friends is running linux and cannot see that type so I was wondering if there was away to convert

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Windows and Linux use completely different methods for screensavers.

Executable content, such as screensavers and other programs, cannot be run from one operating system to the next without modification. Not even having access to the source code means you'll be able to compile and run it on another operating system.

Windows programs will NOT run on Linux or Mac OS X, and vise versa. There are exceptions, but I'm not going to get into those. When in doubt, assume it's not compatible.

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