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Old 06-02-2003, 02:38 AM   #1
aanand
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Question Problem running Foxpro Application in Linux Desktop


Hello,

I am facing a situation where I have to run Foxpro (Foxpro 2.6) Applications running on a remote R.H Linux server & Windows NT 4.0 Server using a Mandrake Linux Desktop Client in a LAN.
I have tried DOSEMU 1.0 to run Foxpro on Linux to connect to the NT Server, but the application crases frequently even on a Test environment. As I have to deploy the solution in a Enterprise environment runnning critical applications, I have not found it satisfactory.

I request valuable suggestions to solve the above problem so that a stable solution can be provided in an enterprise environment with more than 500 PCs.

I would prefer a solution based on OpenSource.

regards,
Anand
 
Old 06-02-2003, 04:20 AM   #2
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try wine
 
Old 06-02-2003, 04:31 AM   #3
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I did try running wine for Windows applications. But since it is a dos application i had opted for dosemu.
I think even Wine is not stable for an enterprise deployment. Any comments ??
 
Old 06-02-2003, 04:45 AM   #4
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There's a whole group of people who are doing the whole FoxPro on linux thing. They're also being threatened by some huge software company. Try a search on slashdot for the news and links to the people doing it.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 05:18 PM   #5
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i have almost the same problem. I need to run an application made in Visual Foxpro in all of the machines with Linux Red Hat 7.2 that I've installed. I think that I could do it with Wine, but i'm kinda newbie in thiz. Would you help me, please?? Thanx, Johnny lee
 
  


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