[Novalug] Windows virtualiation
hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sun Feb 11 15:15:34 EST 2007
I don't use IE except for winders updates. I want it for quickbooks.
Otherwise i don't need winders on my business computer..<G>
John Franklin wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2007, at 12:33 PM, William Warren wrote:
>> Is there a free or cheap(sub $100) that will allow me to run windows
>> programs inside of Linux aka like parallels on the mac with it's
>> coherency mode?
> Depends on the app. If you're trying to run IE under Linux (generally
> to do web compatibility testing), then you can use Wine and the
> IEs4Linux install script.
> (http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/page/Main_Page). That works fine
> for IE 5, 5.5, and 6, but not 7. Wine is free, and runs the windows
> apps alongside Linux apps. I set up Wine to run the Windows Firefox and
> Shockwave for a friend of mine so his daughter could get to a particular
> site on her Ubuntu box. (There is no Shockwave for Linux, and Flash was
> not sufficient. Not even Flash 9.) The integration is such that you
> may not notice it's a Windows app.
> Like the various versions of IE, some other apps run great, some don't
> even launch.
> --John Franklin
> franklin at elfie.org
> ICBM: 38º 56' 32.6"N 77º 24' 47.7"W Z+62m
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Isa 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and
every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt
condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their
righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.
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