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nagatanienshio
July 23rd, 2008, 10:10 AM
Hi. I got a wireless mice, but i have a problem to install the windows driver in my ubuntu. I am very new user of the ubuntu, and I do not know why I can not install the .exe file. Does anybody teach me how to install it?

Thanks,

Ted

northern lights
July 23rd, 2008, 10:18 AM
.exe are Windows executables and cannot be run under Linux just like that.

In general, both WINE and/or VMWare will execute Windows applications, you might want to have a look into that for general knowledge and all, but it does not apply to your particular situation at all.

As for the driver:
1. Windows drivers are obviously worthless in a *nix environment.
2. Ubuntu should have its own.
3. Mice are most always plug & play.

What happens if you connect the device?