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Old 08-20-2011, 05:10 AM   #4591
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Microsoft office could even be just as key even though there is wonderful alternatives that work for 90% of people MS Office is just the professional suite bu...
I agree with most of your post, at least that which I know about. But the quoted sounds a bit fishy! IMO MSO is just the most prevalent, definitely not the most "professional"! WP jumps to mind on the word processing front for example.

The main issues other suites have is not with their functionality / "power", it's with compatibility when opening & saving MSO files.
 
Old 08-21-2011, 02:50 AM   #4592
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yes.jack here im the newbie that needs lots & lots and lots of help or just help.im trying to install my my ati card or just the drivers in ubuntu 11.04 and not very sure about how? is there anyone that can help i have looked at the sites and have read but im not good at configuring .but want to learn.my ati card is a 1600 pro with vga port and a dvi port i guess the means i have dual monitor set up i think i need another card.tell me what you think i need to do please.....thank you
 
Old 08-21-2011, 03:00 AM   #4593
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sigsbyj, your post has nothing to do with the topic of this thread. If what you're asking is related to your previous thread, then follow up there. If not, start a new thread.
 
Old 09-04-2011, 03:45 PM   #4594
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H&R Block At Home or Turbotax

I will buy whichever one will run on Ubuntu. I maintain a copy of Windows for the sole purpose of doing my taxes every year

Both run on the Mac, so I assume it should be easy to deal in Linux.

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Old 09-05-2011, 03:22 AM   #4595
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I would suggest installing W.I.N.E. and then try installing either one. I use TaxAct and I installed it using WINE and it ran fine. I installed on Ubuntu 10.10. What ever version of H&R or Turbo you have, give it a try. After you install WINE, then run the ".exe" file that installs your tax program. I download the free version of TaxAct, which is an ".exe" file. I don't know if you have your tax programs as an ".exe" file or a set of installation files on a CD. I don't recall if WINE supports reading a CD. So if your tax programs are on a CDs and not in one ".exe" file, you may have to copy them to a USB stick.

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Old 09-05-2011, 03:44 AM   #4596
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H&R Block At Home or Turbotax

I will buy whichever one will run on Ubuntu. I maintain a copy of Windows for the sole purpose of doing my taxes every year

Both run on the Mac, so I assume it should be easy to deal in Linux.
A quick look online shows that H&R Block is supported on Linux. Turbotax isn't directly supported, as in the site doesn't say it supports Linux, but there is an online version and I would have thought that would work on any platform more or less.
 
Old 09-05-2011, 03:50 AM   #4597
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I'll start off I suppose. When I'm lazy, I have to admit, I do like using Dreamweaver to create web pages. So that is one application I wouldn't mind being ported over.

And of course a second one would be Photoshop. I like the Gimp but I still can't wing myself from not using Photoshop for graphic editing/creation needs.

Cheers.
I have actually had Dreamweaver CS5 running under Wine but it was a bit flaky and not terribly easy to install - it may have improved since I last tried though. My preferred method is to install XP in VirtualBox and then run Word and Dreamweaver from there. Interestingly I actually find Windows app's run faster in virtualbox than they do in a normal installation of XP on the same box! Weird I know but totally true.
 
Old 09-05-2011, 09:44 AM   #4598
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I neeeeeeeeeeeeeed this game ported please

I saw your thread and HAD TO REPLY.

I WOULD LOVE TO GET WORLD OF WARCRAFT ported over. I know there is a Wine option for me and I will try that. But it should be ported over here first!!!!

Thanx man!
 
Old 09-14-2011, 05:59 AM   #4599
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Netflix need i say more
 
Old 09-15-2011, 04:51 AM   #4600
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I would really like to use Magix Movie Edit Pro on linux, I tried running it once in wine, but it was very unstable. I know about KdenLive but I prefer Magix.
 
Old 09-15-2011, 01:09 PM   #4601
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The only program i miss in Linux is Quickfield and maybe Matlab, although it has alternatives such as Scilab or Octave
 
Old 09-15-2011, 01:12 PM   #4602
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Matlab is available for Linux. http://www.mathworks.de/products/mat...uirements.html
 
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Old 09-15-2011, 06:03 PM   #4603
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Bannermania by Pixelite

I would love to see a program called Banner Mania ported to Linux. it is an old 80s dos program that was extremely useful, it does what it is called. I know from previous searches that the company that wrote it is now sadly long gone. There are some pretenders trying to take its place but I haven't found one that,s anywhere near as good. Bob.
 
Old 09-16-2011, 03:57 AM   #4604
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I would love to see a program called Banner Mania ported to Linux. it is an old 80s dos program that was extremely useful, it does what it is called. I know from previous searches that the company that wrote it is now sadly long gone. There are some pretenders trying to take its place but I haven't found one that,s anywhere near as good. Bob.
Bob

Have you tried DosBox http://www.dosbox.com/information.php?page=0 ? It's a dos emulator that runs on a number of platforms including Linux. It might well run Banner Mania. It's mostly intended I think for running old Dos games but I see no reason it wouldn't work with most anything. Might be worth a try anyway.

HTH
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Old 09-16-2011, 09:20 PM   #4605
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Cool

Windows. It's the best. I want to use Windows on Linux. Please make it work!

OK, my noobish troll post is out of my system! Now, on to the real post:

I would like to see all of the industrial software running on GNU/Linux, including 3D modeling programs like NX, and professional art programs like Photoshop and Corel Draw.

I would also like to see Linux progress past its archaic habits and into the modern computing world. Command line programs are good and necessary, but they are NOT an end-product in 2011. Linux needs market support to thrive. It is being held back by lack of market adoption.

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