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LinuxToday.com.au: Linux Applications I'd Like To See

Sep 01, 2000, 06:26 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Bennett)

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"Thanks to high quality commercial programs like the brilliant Applixware Office and WordPerfect's suite, it is now theoretically possible to spend most (but not all, see my other story) of one's working life running Linux. Many of us will never miss Microsoft Office and those dammed dancing paper clips. However, there are a handful of must-have Windows (or Macintosh) applications that I'd like to see make the jump to Linux."

"Of course many readers will argue that one could run all these Windows applications without ever leaving Linux by using an emulator. In my, admittedly limited, experience programs like Wine and Dosemu are best used for short diversions into the Windows world rather than protracted sessions and certainly not ready for critical applications. Your mileage may differ."

"Here's the Windows programs I can't live without."

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