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Old 07-05-2002, 05:28 PM   #1
Tayste_2000
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Just wondering


What windows progs can i run in linux.
Is it possible to install windows after a linux install.
How do I partition In linux?
thanks for the answers
 
Old 07-05-2002, 05:33 PM   #2
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it's not possible to run anything across the two platforms. you'd need to use wine, a free compatability layer (emulator to most people) or commercial optinos like win4lin and vmware. search the net for more infor on them.

you can partition using a bunch of different things. in redhat, it's normally diskdruid, althoguht there's fdisk, cfdisk and a load fo others

you should always install windows first and then linux, but as long as you make a boot disk you can install windows at a later date no problem. as long as you put it in a primary partition of course.
 
Old 07-05-2002, 05:34 PM   #3
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You cann't run any windows programs.
with out someting vmware, wine or lin2win..

I guess you missed my point about meanfull "subjects"

By the way have you read the howto yet:
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/DOS-Win-to-Linux-HOWTO.html

That should be you next project.
 
Old 07-05-2002, 05:34 PM   #4
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What windows progs can i run in linux.
The wine website http://www.winehq.com links to a database of Wine compatable applications. I much prefer to find Linux native applications that do the same job.

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Is it possible to install windows after a linux install.
Yes

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How do I partition In linux?
cfdisk
fdisk
probably quite a few other options
 
Old 07-06-2002, 12:52 PM   #5
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Rights thats great help.
I've got all my partitions setup and linux installed but I can't get to it my comp boots straight to windows.
Can I access fdisk from linux so I just change the acctive boot partition? To change the os that it boots to?
Finally how do I get to fdisk in linux.

Thanx for the help
 
Old 07-06-2002, 02:04 PM   #6
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Originally posted by Tayste_2000

Finally how do I get to fdisk in linux.
Type fdisk followed by the hard drive you want to fdisk.. like

fdisk /dev/hda
 
  


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