Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th May 2009 22:04 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Many Linux users have experience with Wine, the application compatibility layer which allows some Windows programs to run on UNIX-like machines. During Ubuntu's Open Week event, Mark Shuttleworth was asked about Wine, and how important he believes it is for the success of Ubuntu.
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I love utorrent
by Schendstok on Tue 5th May 2009 23:04 UTC
Schendstok
Member since:
2009-01-20

Even though there are a lot of good bittorrent clients for linux, I love uTorrent and it works perfectly under Wine. That and some older games that I play (Alien vs predator, the Fallen, Elite Force, Anachronox), al work perfectly

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RE: I love utorrent
by ephracis on Wed 6th May 2009 00:00 in reply to "I love utorrent"
ephracis Member since:
2007-09-23

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 9.04 and to my surprise Deluge have really showed that they want to copy uTorrent. I like it cause I love uTorrent and use it on my Windows machine.

The newest additions to Deluge are great and it's the best torrent client out there. Besides, it looks better than running uTorrent via Wine. ;)

I avoid Wine as much as I can, just like I avoid Qt apps on Gnome and vice versa. I want my desktop to be unified (both in looks and feel).

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RE[2]: I love utorrent
by KugelKurt on Wed 6th May 2009 00:44 in reply to "RE: I love utorrent"
KugelKurt Member since:
2005-07-06

Qt 4.5 has a GTK theme engine: http://code.google.com/p/arora/wiki/Screenshots

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RE[2]: I love utorrent
by lemur2 on Wed 6th May 2009 02:35 in reply to "RE: I love utorrent"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

I avoid Wine as much as I can, just like I avoid Qt apps on Gnome and vice versa. I want my desktop to be unified (both in looks and feel).


If you install gtk-chtheme under KDE4, it is trivial to get your GTK applications such as firefox almost indistinguishable from your KDE4 applications such as Kate.

http://ourlan.homelinux.net/qdig/?Qwd=./KDE4 desktop&Qif=firefox and kate.png&Qiv=name&Qis=M

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