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Old 06-18-2014, 06:22 AM   #1
PaulWADE
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Linux-MINT 17 Qiana. How many ex-Windows 8.1 Apps can I get in Linux?


I have (finally) removed Windows 8.1 from PC(s) and loaded Linux-Mint 17 MATE Qiana. Brilliant so far. However, there were a couple of Apps on the windows o/s that I did actually use, and I would like to know if a similar version exists for Linux.. Where can I find such a list that makes the direct comparison? The Linux names are still confusing to me...
 
Old 06-18-2014, 06:30 AM   #2
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Hi there,

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I have (finally) removed Windows 8.1 from PC(s) and loaded Linux-Mint 17 MATE Qiana. Brilliant so far. However, there were a couple of Apps on the windows o/s that I did actually use, and I would like to know if a similar version exists for Linux.. Where can I find such a list that makes the direct comparison? The Linux names are still confusing to me...
apart from a few well-known multi-platform software packages (like OpenOffice, or Videolan, or various browsers) I don't think there's a direct correlation. Many windows programs do have a similar counterpart in Linux (though not always an exact match). But if you list a few of those that you're missing, maybe someone who's fluent in both worlds can step in.

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Old 06-18-2014, 06:33 AM   #3
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Are you going to tell us what those apps are? Or do you prefer that we guess?
Here is one link: http://www.linuxlinks.com/article/20...uivalents.html
If you don't find what you want there it might help to be a bit more forthcoming about what you're looking for.
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