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PC World: Crossing Over to Linux

Oct 17, 2004, 13:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alastair Cousins)

"Changing your operating system from Windows to Linux can be a traumatic process. Not only is Linux a completely new system to learn, but many mainstream applications won't run on it. A solution to this is Codeweavers' Crossover Office, a tool that allows you to run many major Windows applications, such as Microsoft Office, on the Linux OS. Based on WINE (www.winehq.com), Crossover Office uses the WINE compatibility layer to run Windows applications natively--rather than in an emulation mode--so you don't need Windows installed..."

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