Linux - SoftwareThis forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
Wine is used to run Windows programs and games under Linux - if no native Linux program equivalent exists, or if you just really really want to run that Windows program . A good resource for using Wine is www.frankscorner.org - it has step by step instructions for a number of programs.
Originally posted by XavierP Wine is used to run Windows programs and games under Linux - if no native Linux program equivalent exists, or if you just really really want to run that Windows program . A good resource for using Wine is www.frankscorner.org - it has step by step instructions for a number of programs.
Not all programs will work, btw.
I have crossover, full version, but i don't really like it, il you want to download it ==> URL DELETED then programs, and you'll find it
Last edited by mcleodnine; 02-27-2004 at 03:25 PM.
Wine takes out some of the hard work - it means that you don't have to rewrite things for Win programs. But be advised, not all programs work and of those working programs people have varying degrees of success. You will probably hit problems with .dll files or with Wine running in Win95 mode and the program needs Win 2000. These can be overcome, but do take a little bit of work.
As a stop gap, wine is great. But ideally, the manufacturers would write native Linux versions or there would be an equivalent program already existing.