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Can someone tell me (or direct me to a prior response or other website) that will describe the kind of Windows program that is most likely to work in wine? ...
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- 08-03-2004 #1
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- Mar 2004
Wine??? Does it make you whine???
My first Linux project is going to be my Fujitsu 2300 tablet. I ultimately want all of my pc's to have Linux. I have been able to find Linux programs to do almost everything I need to do. There are 2 exceptions, as far as this tablet pc is concerned. I would still like to be able to use Outlook 2002 so that I can sync with my windows pocket pc. I also have a program that is a specialized Chinese-English, English Chinese dictionary. They are working on a Linux version but that is still some time away. This program has sound and also uses Unicode...
Can someone give me some insight?
- 08-03-2004 #2
wine is tricky, each release supports more, and when you combine some of the emulators aimed at games, you can support most non-system programs. my rule of thumb has been if a memeber of the 'power-user' group oin windows can install it, then wine can, if only an administrator can, then probably not. The best method is guess and check!