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I am new to Ubuntu (have 10.04 only installed, no dual system), and I wish to add the XP version of spider Solitaire to Wine. I have an old XP installation CD.

What is the procedure for extracting the spider.exe file from the CD?

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It seems to me it is a better fit for windows related question, because the main task is extracting spider.exe from XP CD –  Anwar Shah Sep 3 '12 at 14:14
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It's not necessary to use the windows version:

It's in default gnome-games installation! Try AisleRiot Solitaire and change game /ctrl+o/ to spider I like it more then pySol

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I have no idea how to extract them from a CD.
but here is a howto from a installed windows XP.

Navigate to

C:\windows\system32\

And copy these files

cards.dll
freecell.exe
mshearts.exe
sol.exe
spider.chm
spider.exe
spider.hlp
winmine.exe

And save them to your /home/USERNAME/spider?? folder.
and then run spider.exe for spider solitaire.

Have fun! :)
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