How do i download an exe file.

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How do i download an exe file.

Postby Osito » 2019-07-15 18:24

Have a Logitec k400r keyboard and the install file is an .exe file. Very new to Debian. Cant seem to find how to install the file.
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Re: How do i download an exe file.

Postby stevepusser » 2019-07-15 18:34

The short answer is that's a Windows program file, and you usually don't run those on Linux.

If you're wondering about a Linux driver for the keyboard, those are mostly part of the kernel. Debian has a program called solaar that you might be looking for: https://packages.debian.org/buster/solaar
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Re: How do i download an exe file.

Postby Osito » 2019-07-16 20:25

Thank you very much. The info is very complete, just need to see if I can figure it out. You have given me a great start. Thanks very much.
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Re: How do i download an exe file.

Postby Bloom » 2019-07-17 08:55

In a terminal:
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sudo apt install solaar
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Re: How do i download an exe file.

Postby Osito » 2019-07-17 16:07

Thanks very much, it worked and keyboard is installed
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Re: How do i download an exe file.

Postby arzgi » 2019-07-17 16:23

Osito wrote:Thanks very much, it worked and keyboard is installed


That's great! Could you please edit the header of your first post in the thread, and add [SOLVED] to the front of it. So anyone browsing forums sees it does not require further actions, or someone with similar problem could see this solution.
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