So I would like to install Open Hardware Monitor. I downloaded it and extracted the files (right-click, 'Extract here', not $sogijdsfg -xcv /sdflsa/rtyf). There's a .exe file but that only opens a folder with strange files. How do I install and run the program?

  • Linux cannot run EXE files. – UniversallyUniqueID Jun 2 '16 at 12:21
  • If the EXE file is a .NET file, Linux can run it natively using Mono. – Bruno Finger Mar 14 '18 at 15:31

As already said, you cannot install .exe win32 executables on Linux but please be informed that Open Hardware Monitor is also available for Linux, in fact:

On Linux systems the Open Hardware Monitor requires Mono with WinForms.


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Install Mono:

sudo apt install mono-complete

Run OHM:

mono OpenHardwareMonitor.exe
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    This is the correct answer, and the question is legit. If you came here, please upvote the question and this answer as it was unfairly downvoted by people who didn't take their time to read through it and give a proper answer. – Bruno Finger Mar 14 '18 at 15:28

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