WINE - An open source project which could be the tipping point for wide scale adoption of Linux by the masses

Posted by dsTst on Jun 5, 2006 8:25 PM EDT
All about Linux; By Ravi
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This article pursues how Wine could be a turning stone to Linux getting embraced by the masses. And eventually getting a dominant market share in the computer market.

A few days back, Google did something which took everyone by surprise. It released Picasa - a very popular and advanced image archiving tool that also includes a lot of photo manipulation features - for Linux, which till now only worked in Windows . But what was cleverly shielded from the average user was that Picasa released for Linux is the very same Picasa for windows but running on top of Wine.

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