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Old 02-15-2009, 07:05 AM   #16
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ylian1007, a search on "K-12 schools linux" and "schools linux" gave several sites. Here's one that looked pretty good:

http://www.schoolforge.net/

Also, you wanted a distro that would be able to use commercial apps. I'm afraid Wine is the only option that works well within linux. It's a Windows emulator, and some distro's do it a little better than others.

If you would search the Inet with the terms "__app__ linux wine" you might be able to determine if it is feasible to run your applications on the linux platform.
 
Old 02-15-2009, 07:21 AM   #17
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I'm afraid Wine is the only option that works well within linux. It's a Windows emulator, and some distro's do it a little better than others.
Wine
Is
Not
Emulator

Wine translates windows API calls to its linux equivalent.

Other Window API's for linux

http://www.transgaming.com/
http://www.codeweavers.com/


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Old 02-15-2009, 09:17 AM   #18
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Wine
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Wine translates windows API calls to its linux equivalent.

Other Window API's for linux

http://www.transgaming.com/
http://www.codeweavers.com/


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OK, I just know that's what will show up on Inet searches. Misnomer or no, that is what's referenced.

But, that's correct.
 
  


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