Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 2nd Aug 2013 18:10 UTC, submitted by dylansmrjones
Linux From ZDnet:

Fancy running iWork on Linux? It may one day be possible courtesy of a project to get Apple OS X programs running on Linux-based operating systems.

Similar to how Wine allows Windows applications to run in Linux OS, the Darling project is trying to build a software compatibility layer to run OS X apps.

I obviously doubt the attainability of the project's goals, but this will be a fantastic coding experience for the programmers involved.

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RE: Just watch this
by MOS6510 on Sat 3rd Aug 2013 12:14 UTC in reply to "Just watch this"
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Why wouldn't they sue the jailbreakers, but do sue some run-OS X-apps-on-Linux guys?

It's not like Wine caused millions of people to dump Windows and install Linux. Nor is it like people who run an OS X app on Linux would have bought a Mac if they couldn't.

As for iWorks, the web based version may run on Linux. Although I'd rather run something native and there are plenty of capable alternatives on Linux.

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