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've never had lack with Wine
by Marcin on Wed 6th May 2009 01:35 UTC
Marcin
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2007-06-06

I was trying few times to use some Windows app through Wine, but I've never succeed. Even last week I tried to install Office 2007 using Wine in Ubuntu 9.04, but it failed. Before that I had tried to install something smaller, like Total Commander, and also no success. Therefore, as far as I'm concerned, Wine is more a geek toy, rather than an useful tool. I'm aware that others have installed Office 2007 using Wine, but it requires some tweaks, changing some *.dll files, etc.

Edited 2009-05-06 01:35 UTC

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