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jeremy 01-07-2009 03:17 PM

Windows on Linux App of the Year
 
For when you want to run a Windows application, but don't need full virtualization.

--jeremy

XavierP 01-07-2009 03:46 PM

Could I throw in a suggestion for Play on Linux?

H_TeXMeX_H 01-09-2009 01:52 PM

Wine is the best one, and it's free. Clearly a winner.

Hitboxx 01-09-2009 04:08 PM

Cedega.

mjjzf 01-10-2009 03:42 AM

Wine is good. PlayOnLinux is interesting - something to keep an eye on.

jay73 01-11-2009 05:46 AM

wine. I think it has made considerable progress over the last year.

allend 01-11-2009 08:18 AM

Wine is not perfect, but the version 1.0 and subsequent releases have made giant strides from the earlier versions that I have used.

portamenteff 01-12-2009 04:44 PM

Wine, Linux does everything I want it to now, but once in a while I use wine for fun.

Electro 01-15-2009 01:17 AM

WINE is a good general purpose Windows emulator. I would not include any frontends like PlayOnLinux in the mix of choices. I suggest leave the top four. If you are going to include front ends to ease setting up WINE, add something like WINE/PlayOnLinux.

IMHO, WINE is mostly going backwards. WINE requires a GUI program to configure it. In the past, WINE can be configure with a text editor. WINE developers still have not think about security like putting WINE in a root jail to protect directories and files from being infected.

Cedega has made longer strides compared to WINE. The game The Sims 2 is finally known to work in it which is good to know, but I have not tried it yet.

murugesan 01-15-2009 06:38 AM

I like wine only@Linux.

edweirdo 01-15-2009 10:50 AM

It is going backwords i agree, maybe they should add the possibility of a cfg file, for the linux user that move faster typing than "Pumpin the mouse" I Must Vote for WINE , Mainly Because of http://howto.landure.fr/gnu-linux/in...nux-using-wine and http://www.wine-reviews.net/microsof...with-wine.html both have a little bit different helpful info. especialy VideoCard Ram info/issue with some users, and Run in W2K mode! ... got WoW running without open-gl, i need to do the video card ram fix to use more than 60megs of my ATI Radeon HD 3450's supply, AND i cant Forget the Russians!!! "K-M software" presents "DX-10 on XP NTC", it might take less than an hour to find the download some where, i had to modify my search to finaly get the latest K-m release,1.1 i think.... included the Option of the ALKY and Falling Leaf Projects instead of theres... how polite,

empcrono 01-15-2009 11:34 AM

wine because the others ether are not free or have not grown big enough to catch my attention.

stoggy 01-15-2009 11:37 AM

wine

thanks to ie4linux though.

linker_85 01-15-2009 11:37 AM

My favorite is Wine.

bulava 01-15-2009 05:57 PM

Wine coz it's free :)


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