Software compatibility error why not running in the system

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Hello,

I have recently migrated from Windows 7 to Linux operating system and I am having some troubles with the softwares. The softwares I was using in my operating system are not working in linux.

Is it because linux has different set of software of its own. I need to know if there is a way to run my softwares on linux. Please someone kindly inform me.

Alden Clayton

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Answered By 0 points N/A #106601

Software compatibility error why not running in the system

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Hi,

Software should be compatible with the operating system. Otherwise they will not run with the current operating system. On the other hand, all software is likely to make compatible with all the operating systems.

Software running with Windows 7 will not run with Linux operating system unless you adopt some extra means. Linux operating system has different software of its own.

But Windows 7 software will run with Linux operating system if you convert them to run with Linux operating system. Converter is available in the market. You can also download Windows 7 compatible software to run with Linux operating system from the internet easily.

I hope you understand it.

Thanks

Answered By 567105 points N/A #307016

Software compatibility error why not running in the system

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Unfortunately, the programs that normally run on Microsoft Windows will not run on Linux because it is a different platform. But even if this is the case, there is still a way to run Windows applications in Linux using Wine. Wine allows Windows applications to run on the Linux platform. First, you need to install Wine on Linux.

In Linux, click the “Applications” menu then in the search box type without quotes “software”. From the results, click “Software & Updates” then select “Other Software” tab. Click “Add” then in “APT line,” enter without quotes “ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa” then click “Add Source.” After this, enter your sudo password then click “Authenticate” and then “Close.” Click “Reload” when you are prompted. Open the “Software Center” then search for without quotes “Wine”.

From the results, click the wine entry and then click “Install.” Wait for the installation to complete. Now, to install your Windows applications on your Linux, copy the setup file to an empty folder then right-click the installer and select “Open in Wine Windows Program Loader.” Follow the normal install process to install the program and that’s it.

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