HOW TO INSTALL WINDOWS SOFTWARE IN LINUX THROUGH CROSSOVER .

In this post we will learn how to install windows software in linux through crossover software . People usually ask many times “Is it possible to install windows software in linux ?”. My answer is ” YES , it is possible .”  You can install most of windows software in linux . In this post i will show you how to install cisco packet tracer and winamp software in linux . Because many of my readers mail me to write on  “how to install cisco packet tracer in linux  or winamp  in linux. ” . Crossover software  aims to work with both  GNOME and KDE desktop environments so that Windows applications will run seamlessly on Linux

 

  • First install the crossover rpm file in linux
  • TO install type     =  rpm  -ivh   .rpm file .
  • Within a second crossover file will be installed .
[root@localhost ~]# rpm -ivh crossover-pro-9.0.0-1.i386\ \(1\).rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:crossover-pro          ########################################### [100%]
  • Now go to graphical view of linux . ( chvt 7)
  • Go to Applications > Crossover > Install Windows software .
  • This will launch Crossover software .

crossover software in linux

  • It might ask ” DO you want to configure crossover for root ( admin)
  • Select configure crossover for root .

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  • In the list you will find many windows software .
  • But if you don’t find the one you are looking for, then select other application .
  • Then click on Select an installer .

crossover software in linux

  • Select “Choose installer file …
  • Then click on proceed .

crossover software in linux

 

 

  • Make sure windows software is in your linux system in .exe format .
  • Select the path where your software exist and click on software .
  • Then select open .

crossover in linux

  • I’m going to install cisco packet tracer software  in linux .
  • Select the software and click on install button .

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  • Process of installation will start .

crossover software in linux

  • How you install cisco packet tracer software  in windows ? is the same process from now.
  • Select Next button

crossover software in linux

  • Select “I accept the agreement
  • Then click on next button .

crossover software in linux

  • Now give the path where you want this software to install .
  • Then click  the next button

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  • If you want a shortcut of this software on your desktop then tick mark it .
  • Click on next button .

crossover software in linux

 

  • Click on install button .

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  • Process will take few seconds .

crossover software in linux

  • It might ask you to “reboot your computer or close all web browser
  • Click on Ok button .

crossover software in linux

  • Click the finish button .

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  • In crossover installer you will find confirmation message .
  • Close this software.

crossover software in linux

  • You will see Cisco Packet tracer icon on your desktop as wine glass .
  • Double click on that software .And start using your cisco packet tracer in your linux machine .

cisco packet tracer in linux

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cisco packet tracer in linux

Let’s try installing winamp in linux

  • Here i’m selecting Winamp software  . Do all the previous steps by yourself .

winamp in linux

  • Select the Winamp and click on Install button .

winamp in linux

  • Crossover software will read .exe software .

winamp in linux

  • Winamp installer will launch , just like how you install in windows  .
  • Select the language and click on OK button .

winamp in linux

  • Click on Next button .

winamp in linux

  • In licence agreement , Select I agree .

winamp in linux

  • Choose the path and click on Next button .

winamp in linux

  • Select all the features you want in your winamp , and select Next button .

winamp in linux

  • Tick mark the option you want .
  • Then click on Next button to start the installation process .

winamp in linux

  • Installation process will take few seconds .

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  • Then click on Finish button , to exit the winamp installer .

winamp in linux

  • You will get confirmation message .
  • Then click on close button .

crossover in linux

  • You will find Winamp icon on your desktop . Double click on Winamp to launch the software .Now enjoy the music in winamp.

winamp in linux

winamp in linux

 

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