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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..."

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