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When I try to open an .exe file in centOS (Release 6.5) by double clicking, it is not opening. I am creating an app which requires databases. I cannot check whether the data has gone in database or not because of this.I think may be some silly settings are blocking it. Any help appreciated.

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you can't run .exe file on centos without wine winehq.org –  Networker Jul 2 at 11:05
    
What .exe file? Where did you get it? If this is really a Windows executable, such files don't run natively on non-Windows operating systems. Please edit and clarify exactly what you are trying to do. –  terdon Jul 2 at 11:14

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You might try the Linux version of the software instead of the Windows version. The project website has the source, and I found a tutorial that should work for CentOS 6.5. Otherwise, to run a Windows executable on a non-Windows O/S, you might have success using WINE.

Or, there are other GUI database browsers like Valentia. You want the RPM package for use with CentOS.

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I tried the source and even the tutorial you provided earlier. But i cannot find any .sh file inside the folder after extracting it. And in tutorials I end up at qmake step. –  Anand.B Jul 2 at 11:28
    
Aww, I'm sorry... the tutorial is no good? Well, the Valentina package would be the easiest way to install a GUI database tool. Learning how to compile the software without a tutorial is not difficult: just read the documentation that is provided with the source. The document has the name, BUILDING, and it is located in the root of the source directory. –  Christopher Jul 2 at 11:36
    
Valentina is not opening the .db file. It is set for .sqlite file i suppose. –  Anand.B Jul 2 at 12:15

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