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How or where will I find C:\Program Files(x86) in Ubuntu 13.04? I cannot find it. I need it as I have installed a game there and I need to uninstall it. I have already tried to post a similar question here but this was unclear. thanks

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There is no C:\Program Files(x86) in Ubuntu. How did you install the game, and how did you install Ubuntu? – Mitch Oct 6 '13 at 18:20
thank you, I managed it finally, the wine was the key :). so there is this above mentioned file in ubuntu :) – viera Oct 6 '13 at 19:17
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I'm guessing you used Wine?

Look here ~/.wine/drive_c/ But I suggest using winecfg to uninstall.

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i finally found it! thanks! but how is winecfg used? what should i do with this command? – viera Oct 6 '13 at 18:49
It's a Wine GUI with configuration options, but also an add/remove program option. I haven't used it in some time, so It may not work as I remembered. If you using Ubuntu with Unity. Tap the Windows key, then type wine, you will probably see several Wine programs: "Configure Wine", "Uninstall Wine Software", etc. Try "Uninstall Wine Software". – Kevin C. Smith Oct 6 '13 at 19:00
ohh, i have already done the uninstallation thanks to this…. great! – viera Oct 6 '13 at 19:10

If you have Wine installed then Wine will appear on your Menu.

Click on it and you will see, on the right panel of the menu, Browse C: Drive.

Click on that to see what is there.

You should immediately see Program Files(x86)

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where is my Menu? – viera Oct 6 '13 at 18:51
Hi, the Menu is located in the lower left hand corner of your screen if yopu have a bottom panel. If you have a top panel it should be visible there. – Ronshere Oct 6 '13 at 19:09
thank you for your reply, i found it :) – viera Oct 6 '13 at 19:12
It should be in the right corner, a symbol sort of like the sun – Ronshere Oct 6 '13 at 19:15
As Kevin C Smith mentioned you can use Winecfg to remove the program but you can also just go through all the folders and delete everything related to the game but Winecfg is best. – Ronshere Oct 6 '13 at 19:18

The Linux directory structure is different from Windows's one. There is no "Program Files" directory.

For more info about the Linux directory structure, I found this usefull link on the internet, which may help you:

If the game you installed was a linux native game and you used a runnable file to install it (often .run/.bin, like most of the games from the Humble Bundle) they usually install themselves into the /opt directory.
If you used PlayOnLinux (or wine), you can find the wine "windows filesystem" in your home directory, inside the .wine directory ( ~/.wine/ ).

Instead, if you used the Ubuntu Software Center (or apt-get) to install the game, you can uninstall it by the USC or using

sudo apt-get remove GAMENAME

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thank you for your time. the wine software was the key :) – viera Oct 6 '13 at 19:11

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