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I have a file named X.iso. In this file there is a Windows application named X that I want to install then use. How can I install a Windows application file named X that is embedded in an ISO file into Wine and then be able to use it?

Note :

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have wine .

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You may try AcetoneISO. –  Mitch Jul 6 '12 at 13:14

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Create a directory where you will mount the disk, say inside /media/

sudo mkdir /media/x

now mount the iso using mount command like

sudo mount -o loop <PATH_ISO> /media/x

for unmount use umount

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Install acetoneiso by sudo apt-get install acetoneiso command.

The open it by typing acetoneiso in the dash, and click on the icon.

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The click on the "Mount" button. And select the iso file to mount.

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The open Nautilus (File browser) to see the iso mounted on a folder named 1.

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Then you should be able to install program from the iso file.

See this community documentation about installing software using wine

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You can just double-click the ISO in the file-manager to open it. You can also right-click on it, and choose Archive Mounter, which should be the default, to open it with.

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In this case, Can he install it from there? The question is because, I sometimes failed to execute from the iso. –  Anwar Shah Jul 7 '12 at 6:26
    
Yes. Assuming wine is installed correctly, double-clicking on an .exe in there should work as expected. If not, the mount should also be accessible in the terminal via the ~/.gvfs/ directory at this point. And it doesn't require making temporary directories, installing extra software you'll use only once, or root access with sudo. –  dobey Jul 7 '12 at 15:34
    
@dobey have you tested this? In my testing I am unable to execute programs in Wine that are mounted with the Archive Mounter. –  Caltor Oct 22 '12 at 15:46
    
@Caltor I can't test it reliably on 64-bit. Perhaps there are some bugs in wine or other parts, which need to be fixed. I found a MultiArch bug just trying this now, even. –  dobey Oct 22 '12 at 18:14
    
@dobey I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit and I had to mount it from the command line for wine to see it. –  Caltor Oct 22 '12 at 21:56

You can mount that iso, and then just use the files the way you want. For example:

sudo mount X.iso /media/isoimage/ -o loop

where directory isoimage exists in /media

To unmount:

sudo umount /media/isoimage

Nautilus should be able to mount isos

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Mount the ISO with:

sudo mount -o loop ~/Path to/X.iso /mnt

You may then browse to /mnt and execute your exe using Wine.

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