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Ubuntu can run traditional .exe applications with Wine. However, I do have some UWP (appx) apps from the Windows Store that I'd like to run. I'm currently using a dual-boot setup with Win10 and Ubuntu 16.04, and I mostly only use Windows to run UWP apps. I'd really like to use Ubuntu for everything, without having to reboot over and over again.

As of now, WINE doesn't support UWP apps. Is there any other virtual setup (like WINE) that can run UWP apps, besides just running it in VMware or Virtualbox?

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    I think you answered your own question. Linux is not a drop in replacement for windows and if you wish to run windows apps I suggest dual booting, virtualization, or better finding linux apps. Wine does not work for everything and is often complex to configure. – Panther Jan 3 '18 at 13:32
  • Virtualization should be the 1st choice to explore. It is almost always a better answer than wine. Those apps only run on a normal windows. – Rinzwind Jan 3 '18 at 17:54
  • One older question on Stackoverflow can answer this too. Link – androbin Mar 15 '18 at 19:28
  • @Panther why? what's the problem with wine? what if I need to use just one app frequently, why should I do it? – 2xMax Oct 22 '18 at 3:25
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    Possible duplicate of How to run Windows Store Apps on Linux – user47206 Jan 30 at 19:09

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