I am trying to open up a .exe file in wine but when I type in the code it says the archive is corrupted (side note: Yes, I did delete the file and redownload it, that was my first reaction). I typed in the code just like the help Ubuntu website said. I did the wine configuration, then cded into my desktop where my file was. But, when I typed wine xsplit.exe it came up with an error saying this archive is corrupted.

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    What "code" did you type in? – Pilot6 Jul 7 '15 at 8:16
  • I typed cd Desktop wine Xsplit.exe – Andrew Schalk Jul 8 '15 at 2:39

The problem you are probably having is that Ubuntu is trying to open the exe with the Archive Manager instead of with Wine. To fix this, just find the file in the file manager, right click on it, go to "Properties", click on the "Open with" tab, click on "Wine Windows Program Loader" and click on "Set as default". The exe files should now open with Wine when you double click on it.

  • Thanks, but wine is already the default, any other suggestions? – Andrew Schalk Jul 7 '15 at 0:51
  • @AndrewSchalk Just looked at those instructions, they are a few years outdated. You just need to open the exe in the file manager. – Alex Dueppen Jul 7 '15 at 0:54
  • I feel stupid for asking, but how do I do that? – Andrew Schalk Jul 7 '15 at 0:58
  • @AndrewSchalk Just double click. If it still doesn't work, right click, go to "Open with" and click on Wine. – Alex Dueppen Jul 7 '15 at 1:02
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    @AndrewSchalk Then it might be a problem with the exe itself. Could you give me a link to the file? – Alex Dueppen Jul 7 '15 at 2:28

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