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can't find program/start program(noob problem)
Posted 2011-03-03 04:55
I downloaded and installed crossover standard using the software center in ubuntu 10.10. Firstly it is very hard to find crossover on any menu. I had to download an .exe file for it to pop up.I downloaded that file and installed with crossover. Now I can't find that program unless I go to the crossover folder. When I go to the crossover program it gives me no option to open with crossover but only to install again with crossover. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?
Posted 2011-03-03 06:56
Ummmmm, here it's under:-
Applications -> Crossover -> Install Windows Software
applications should be in the top left most corner of your screen.
( check your screen ?)
& if it's not there, can you list the 1st few apps,
that are under the Application(s) tree ....
Posted 2011-03-03 06:59
Under applications, there is accessories, games, graphics, internet, office, video with each of those containing different applications. Crossover isn't in any of them.
Posted 2011-03-03 07:07
so, it seems that the crossover app did *not* install it's menu correctly.
try re-installing it - again,
if that does not work, ( ie: install a menu)
then DL the app from this cx site & install that
I'm assuming that your are currently only using it as a 'Demo" ..
that is - you haven't registered / paid for it - yet.
Posted 2011-03-03 08:47
yea im at a loss here. I tried downloading a different version (generic installer) and I just don't understand the installation instructions. All the instructions are for pro also..are they the same for standard?
" Log in as the user who will be using CrossOver and locate the installation script. It will usually be called install-crossover-pro-10.0.0.bin but may have a different name, especially if you downloaded it. Once you have found the installer, run it as follows:
$ sh install-crossover-pro-10.0.0.bin"
I changed it to crossover-standard-10.0.0.bin..is that right? I don't understand what 'run it as' means. Does it mean I right click on the file and run it from the command line or from the terminal?
Posted 2011-03-03 09:13
I'm beyond annoyed. I just downloaded an installer from the software center. the center says its installed but it is not in my applications. Is this a typical ubuntu thing? Why would something be 'installed' but with no sign of it on my cpu. Why wouldn't the software center give you a link to where the app is? All I need to do is run korean websites in internet explorer. that's it. I'm sure I'm making a mistake but this should be a lot more intuitive than it is.
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