Linux Journal is running a telling chapter excerpt from the book, “Exploring the JDS Linux Desktop,” (O’Reilly) by Tom Adelstein & Sam Hiser. The excerpt is Chapter 9: “Using Windows Applications with Sun’s Java Destkop System”.
Many people remain blissfully unaware that you can run a growing list of Windows applications on Linux. This development may disturb a certain tidy model of reality but it represents the overthrow of a major obstacle to the widespread adoption of Linux, that of “Application Availability.”
Full Excerpt | Linux Journal