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jeremy 01-28-2006 03:08 PM

Windows on Linux App of the Year
 
When you just *have* to run windows.

--jeremy

corvax 01-29-2006 02:27 PM

What no qemu?

jeremy 01-29-2006 04:48 PM

QEMU has been added.

--jeremy

cs-cam 01-29-2006 06:15 PM

I'm voting qemu because while it's still not as good as VMWare, it's made far more progress this year than any other similar software.

Ruben2 01-30-2006 03:57 AM

Wine got definitely better last year, especially now I have WineTools to configure it ;)

Daengbo 01-30-2006 07:57 AM

Wine has improved enough for daily use
 
Wine has improved so much in the last year that I can run most programs on it that I used to use the other, closed options for. In reality, though, I don't use it at all except to check my work in MS Wordview before my file goes out the door or in IE before I put up a new template on my website.

jaboua 01-30-2006 12:46 PM

I didn't find any of the emulators good enough (I tried cedega + wine, slower and a lot buggier than on win) so I dual-boot. Of those I still voted QEMU, as I don't run windows in it but I test new distros and stuff from time to time.

ALInux 01-30-2006 12:49 PM

If it was not for crossover...I propably would have moved to Win for a while

anticapitalista 01-30-2006 01:00 PM

Qemu, not for windows, but for testing .iso's before burning (sometimes)

Doc.Nostromo 01-30-2006 01:01 PM

Please update Parallels Workstation 2.0 from Parallels.

Thx
Doc

fcaraballo 01-30-2006 01:01 PM

Wine. It works very well with the one Windows app I couldn't live without: PokerStars

Kensai 01-30-2006 03:18 PM

wine is progressing in a very good way.

Manzabar 01-30-2006 08:50 PM

When I absolutely must run windows; I'm at work and don't have a choice on what OS to run on my PC. When I want to use windows because I want to run application XYZ (because I'm more familiar with how to do ABC via XYZ); then I reboot into Windows. Emulators just don't cut it for me.

Alessandro 01-30-2006 10:06 PM

Crossover. But it wouldn't work without wine.
Rebooting is even better.

ronware 01-31-2006 10:23 AM

VMWare works absolutely brilliantly, when you must do things like "remote login" to XP systems. I run it on my laptop so I can run Linux and do dev work while I log into my work machine at my day-job and do other dev work :)

WINE works reasonably well for simpler applications, I've been using it for years and it has improved, but I'm always running up against its rough edges


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