Will Codeweavers Get Us Closer to a Linux Law Office?
Jul 17, 2007, 00:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Richardson)
"I have received some feedback on my previous Linux post talking
about a commercial product for Linux called Cross Over published by
Codeweavers. According to their web site, they are a 'leading
corporate backer of the Wine Project.' Their product works 'by
packaging Wine into an easy-to-use product.' It comes in different
versions for the Mac, Linux desktop, and Linux Server, with the
desktop version coming in a standard (6 months of limited support,
comes with a free trial version: $40) and pro (enhanced
deployability features, multi-user support, and 12 months of higher
level support: $70) flavors. For the law office or any other
business buying in volume, there are discounts. The idea here is to
create a product that is 'Wine on steroids' and easy to install.
The question is, does it get us our 'must-have apps' on