Australian PC World: All About Wine: Run Windows Apps Under Linux
Mar 05, 2007, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Newton)
"A couple months back, I was at home, working on some changes to
my personal Web site. I wanted to see how my work in progress
looked in Internet Explorer. On a Windows machine that's as easy as
pie, of course, but on my Linux desktop it's not so simple. I
usually grab my laptop and boot it into Windows if I need to check
something in IE (or interact with a wrongheaded site that requires
that browser), but this wasn't an option that day--so I apparently
had no choice but to reboot my desktop (which dual boots), select
Windows, fire up Internet Explorer, take a look, and boot back into
Linux to continue my work.
"Well, feh. I figured there had to be a better way. Google
quickly proved I was right: IEs4Linux brings Internet Explorer to
your Linux desktop, with nearly all its warts intact..."