NewsForge: Ham and Wine Go Well Together
Mar 09, 2005, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
[ Thanks to Tom
Wickline for this link. ]
"Wine--the open source implementation of the Windows API on X
and Unix--is a tool that you may never need. Its development seems
to have been driven primarily by games and office suites available
on the Windows platform, but not on Linux. Since I'm happy with the
games available natively to Linux, and I don't have much need for
office suites, that means I haven't been watching Wine mature over
the years. But now I've got an itch that I can only scratch with a
shareware app for Windows, so I thought it was time I installed
Wine to see if it could bring some relief.
"I've just gotten my ham radio license, and have become
interested in Linux software for amateur radio..."