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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 Linux...?"

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