Linux.com: Wine Doors Opens Windows Under Linux
Jun 13, 2006, 10:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)
"When I first used Wine to try to install Windows software on my
Linux machine, I found it less than user-friendly. Fortunately
there was an application called WineTools to help smooth out the
process. WineTools helps you download essential Windows add-ons
like DLLs and Internet Explorer--a necessity for most users, since
a great many third-party Windows apps rely on IE's low-level system
integrating to implement essential services. But WineTools has not
aged well, and using it increasingly causes problems for other Wine
applications. Luckily a new project called Wine Doors is picking up
where WineTools left off.
"Like WineTools, Wine Doors is designed to user-friendlify your
Wine installation--setting up phony Windows drives, adding Windows
applications, and so on..."