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I get this error message:

Archive: /home/nicole/Downloads/iLividSetupV1.exe [/home/nicole/Downloads/iLividSetupV1.exe] End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on the last disk(s) of this archive.

zipinfo: cannot find zipfile directory in one of /home/nicole/Downloads/iLividSetupV1.exe or /home/nicole/Downloads/iLividSetupV1.exe.zip, and cannot find /home/nicole/Downloads/iLividSetupV1.exe.ZIP.

Why is ubuntu doing this?. I can no longer use my ipod, download songs, download software.

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Ubuntu is NOT Windows. It's not worse or better. It's different. –  Vitalie Ciubotaru Jun 19 '12 at 2:22
    
iLivid qualifies as malware in my book. –  minitech Jun 19 '12 at 3:26

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The iLivid downloader program is an *.exe, a Windows executable. You may want to look at the Wine Project if you need iLivid to download another file.

Wine Install wine is available for Ubuntu in the Software center.

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Looks like you tried to open a broke zip file

Also anything that ends in .exe is a M$-Windows package, it cannot be installed on Ubuntu. You can install .debs, or use the Ubuntu Software Center application to install software.

Ubuntu is not a garbage OS, but it may not be for you.

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