What programs would you like to see ported to Linux?
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I need something decent on reading pdf files and able to highlight and add comments. So naturally Acrobat is useful to me. I have tried pdfedit, it has much to improve on. Wish Adobe could either port or help out with pdfedit
As far as i can see Itunes isn't going to be ported to Linux, so shut up and use songbird or rhythm box.
I doubt that Microsoft will ever make a linux port of Halo available to to Linux users, so i suggest you pony up and get an xbox 360.
First rude reply I have gotten
Anyway, the thread is about what programs we would LIKE to see ported, not what we think is going to get ported.
You are right with the chance of halo and iTunes being ported is slim, however the thread is not about what has the greatest chance.
I need an application to sync my ipodtouch with Linux which songbird and rhythmbox don't support.
Pony up? Why do I have to buy a xbox when I can just play it on my computer???
Sorry if I would have liked halo and itunes to be ported to linux
But I was just answering the question that is the thread title.
iTunes, and not because I use it. In fact, I absolutely hate it and I've only used it once or twice in my life (before I made a 100% conversion to Linux). But I know for a fact that it's an app like iTunes which serves as the only thing preventing a lot of people from moving to Linux. Getting iTunes ported to Linux would mean "official" iPod support and access to the iTunes store, and this might help sway a lot of people to move out of Windows to Linux. Somehow, I doubt that a lot of Mac users would be convinced to switch, for some reason.
Of course, I know that this will most likely never happen, but I suppose we all can dream.
Not sure if this counts, but the Software Acceleration drivers for nVidia and ATI cards. It's nice to have hardware acceleration, but programs like nVidia's Forceware make games run so much faster on my Windows installations than any of the Linux distros, and it would help make Flash games work faster as well.
There we go. nVidia's Forceware. I want to get that, along with the drivers ported to Linux.
iTunes. I am currently running it on WinXP with Virtualbox. While it generally works, I have to use a native Windows machine to update the iPhone firmware. Then I can sync it again on my Linux/Vbox/Windows machine to put everything back.