I would like to know if the Ubuntu OS can run Windows applications.
Such as .exe, .dll files.
Or games like Call of Duty.
Without needing to download any application such as
My guess is it doesn't but just to be sure I'll ask.
It is not as simple as that. While software written for Linux generally does not use the
You cannot directly run Windows programs on Ubuntu (or other versions of Linux). Some may be usable through the Wine translation layer that can be installed and used. However, more and more applications are becoming available for Ubuntu, and Linux in general, every day.
Well, it's always tough to explain Linux to Windows newcomers. First tip ever: forget Windows. Linux is not and will never be Windows, just as Windows is not and will never be Linux. They are different. Period. Now the whole thing:
P.S.: sorry for so much "language" and "translation" examples, it's the best way I found to explain.