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Old 11-22-2003, 03:21 PM   #226
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TurboTax or other good income tax program.

I have heard that TT is going to drop the copy protection system they were using, which is what supposedly kept it from running under CrossOver Office, but I'm not sure of that. None of the professional tax preparation programs will install under CrossOver. I have no access to Windows anymore, so if the rumor isn't correct I may be doing taxes manually in 2004!
Old 11-22-2003, 09:13 PM   #227
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all macromedia apps , wavlab
Old 11-22-2003, 09:31 PM   #228
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I think Kurt M. Weber's response of VirtuaGirl but I would love to get a port of Clone CD, just so I can mount the images I have sitting there unused. ....
Old 11-23-2003, 10:04 AM   #229
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Originally posted by gbarny
I think Kurt M. Weber's response of VirtuaGirl but I would love to get a port of Clone CD, just so I can mount the images I have sitting there unused. ....
actually, the only reason i use windows now is to play games

wine is an idea as to how to port these games, games are the only reason i keep that f$#@ing bloatware on my system

- perry
Old 11-23-2003, 10:09 AM   #230
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Originally posted by ernesto_cgf
If for you the best development tool is a text editor, then you are not in the web development business. If you'd have to manage hundreds of pages you need some program that monitors broken links, type things for you, etc.

For Dreamweaver it a must-have. Although it doesn't have to be fully functional. Just the code-view functions. I hardly use the WYSIWYG interface.
I am in the web development business, and i still feel that dreamweaver is a bit of a crutch. If you cannot manage your own links (or type your own code?!?!), and you require a program to do it for you, then that, by definition, would be a crutch But for a nice linux equivalent, you should take a look at Quanta, which is pretty nice overall.

I reiterate a point I made earlier, mostly that people will get used to what they have been working on, and to change it and force them to try something else is the only way for them to really get a handle on a new environment. If you had nothing BUT linux to work on, you would very, very quickly learn to use its unique and (imo) interesting way of doing things. If you still use windows as well all the time, then you will take forever to really learn you linux system. I personally just went cold turkey. Once I got my box up, I decided that the only way to really learn to use it is to not allow myself to go back to something just because it was familiar to me, but to rather learn to accomplish what i needed to from what I had.

This may be just me, of course, your own mileage may vary. But it took me a surprisingly long time to finally realize this

[edit] And I just read the big back and forth on the previous page... I think the great thing that I got from everything that was said on the previous page is the linux mantra: Linux is about CHOICES! (Even if one of those choices is to have yer favorite windows app ported, because you cant be bothered to learn something new! ). Great stuff! [/edit]

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Old 11-23-2003, 02:00 PM   #231
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mIRC would be cool. Terrific GUI, nice piece of software.
Old 11-23-2003, 03:15 PM   #232
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I like dreamweaver becuase it saves time to get other projects done . MAybe if you have all day to type out your code go for it , but for alot people it is more of a time saver then anything .
Old 11-24-2003, 12:40 PM   #233
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Warcraft III
(And the Wireless Drivers for my USB Network Adapter)
Old 11-24-2003, 03:54 PM   #234
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I'd like to see a Miranda IM or something like it.
Old 11-25-2003, 11:44 AM   #235
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I would really like to see Linux used by businesses as a desktop OS.
OpenOffice or StarOffice are great, but lack many features.
I would like to see VBA in OpenOffice and maybe even AutoCAD.
Old 11-25-2003, 05:27 PM   #236
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AGENT FORTE... its kinda runs under cross office but still crashes alot

Old 11-26-2003, 12:49 PM   #237
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Earthviewer would be sweet.....
Old 11-26-2003, 02:31 PM   #238
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I don't know what earthviewer does, but try out Celestia
Old 11-27-2003, 05:21 AM   #239
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If you have an Nvidea card, you can get a trial download of EARTH VIEWER free at -- Keyhole NV™ harnesses the power of NVIDIA GPUs. Fusing high-resolution satellite and aerial imagery, elevation data, GPS coordinates, and overlay information about cities and businesses, Keyhole NV delivers a streaming, 3D map of the entire globe to PCs powered with NVIDIA GPUs.

The result is a whole new way of looking at your world - reach out and "grab" the earth with your mouse, pan quickly to your area of interest (or select it from a placemark) and then zoom smoothly down to an individual building. Click the "terrain" button, tilt the viewpoint and see the earth's hills, mountains and valleys rendered in full 3D.

Sorry about the copy and paste.. Its sweet software.
Old 11-27-2003, 02:49 PM   #240
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