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Old 08-19-2006, 04:34 PM   #1
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Looking for the best Windows Emulator


Im looking for the best Windows Emulator
I want some thing I can play games on
and some thing I can run windows xp with, for my gf
any help would be much appreciated
ThanX
 
Old 08-19-2006, 04:50 PM   #2
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The best known Windows emulator for Linux is Wine, but for games you should seriously consider Cedega. Look at:

http://freshmeat.net/projects/cedega/
 
Old 08-19-2006, 05:27 PM   #3
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Better to look at www.transgaming.com - you could also use Dosbox/Bochs to play old DOD games or Qemu or Vmware to install Windows inside Linux, though for the latter 2 you would need a very powerful computer to avoid it running very slowly.
 
Old 08-19-2006, 05:43 PM   #4
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Posted by XavierP:
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Better to look at www.transgaming.com
Well yes, this is the Cedega website and there is a link to it from the Freshmeat page but I couldn't see a download link there whereas Freshmeat has one for each package format.

Edit: Sorry there is a link to Cedega on that website but it takes you to an online registration form etc.... I'd still prefer to download from Freshmeat.

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Old 08-19-2006, 07:17 PM   #5
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The full version is only available if you pay for it. The CVS version which is no cost is missing a number of things - though it still works. You will only get support for the full version, too.
 
  


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