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How to install .exe files

I have downloaded vlc player for this ubuntu
but i don't know how to install them
those files are in .exe form
how do i install them

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Linux doesn't uses .exe files. Our executables are made in a different manner.

Since the app is a Windows app (hence the .exe), my recommendation would be to install it on a Windows partition (if you have one), and access it with WINE.

I don't think that WINE can install onto the Linux partitions, but you might give that a shot, by simply running the installer with WINE.

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