Linux.com: How to Launch Windows Binaries on Linux Directly
Aug 04, 2006, 03:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Manolis Tzanidakis)
[ Thanks to lh8
for this link. ]
"Although I rarely run Windows these days, it seems I can't
break the habit of using one or two Windows applications instead of
their open source equivalents. However, instead of having a
full-blown Windows desktop, I prefer to run these programs on my
GNU/Linux system with Wine. The problem is that I'm tired of having
to enter cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program FilesMy Windows App; wine My
Windows App.exe every time I want to launch one of these programs.
Having shell scripts for each program is not a great solution
either. Wouldn't it be better to simply run My Windows App.exe
directly on an XTerm? Fortunately the Linux kernel already lets you
do that with a feature called binfmt_misc..."