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Old 11-03-2014, 02:30 PM   #1
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running linux software on windows


I am trying to run on windows. are there any emulators that run linux software directly on windows or tools that can convert linux code into windows programs. thanks a lot.
Old 11-03-2014, 03:36 PM   #2
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MinGW the MSYS/MinGW software will BUILD most linux code INTO a windows .exe and windows .dll ( using "dlltool" to convert the nix .so,a,la, files)


it will run about 70% - or so - of linux programs on windows
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The program you are indicating is a browser plugin for chrome/firefox.
It is, AFAIK, not possible to use a linux browser plugin in a win browser.
Are you sure they are only providing a linux plugin?
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You can go the route of using Oracle VirtualBox.
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Supposed to run on windows or did.

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Can find alternitives... TOR etc.?

Wayback when I used propritary junk I liked 'Free'-KDE (

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You could try WINE
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Portable Ubuntu
You can check this out.
Seamless, works as an application directly in windows, ubuntu os!


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