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VNU Net: Latest Linux runs Microsoft apps

Jul 26, 1999, 21:51 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lisa Kelly)

"Linux distributor Suse's latest version of the open source operating system, Linux 6.2, includes middleware that enables Microsoft applications to run on the OS.

"A 30 day trial of Vmware 1.0 from developer Vmware enables customers to use Dos, Windows versions 3.x, Windows 95 and Windows 98 and NT 4 applications "comfortably under Linux," claimed the German based distributor."

"Analyst at IDC, Kirsten Ludvigsen said: "This is the first time customers can use Microsoft applications under Linux."

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