You Want Linux to Run What?

Posted by khess on Jun 22, 2010 5:24 AM EDT
Daniweb; By Ken Hess
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Someone left a comment on one of my posts similar to, "Linux won't be popular on the Desktop until it runs Windows applications." To which I silently responded, "Huh? and, "You've got to be kidding me." We have WINE for running Windows applications and it works reasonably well for those who care to spend the time to work through any problems with it. I don't think the Linux Community needs to spend time on such an undertaking. Is anyone asking Apple to run Windows applications so that it will gain popularity? No? Then, why should Linux? If you want to run Windows applications, run them on Windows.

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Run them on Windows? twickline 6 960 Jun 25, 2010 7:53 PM

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