LinuxPR: NeTraverse Releases Win4Lin 4.0 for Linux Workstations
May 22, 2002, 23:30 (14 Talkback[s])
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AUSTIN, TEXAS -- NeTraverse Inc. has announced the immediate
availability of the latest version of its Win4Lin Workstation
The Win4Lin Workstation product is the leading tool preferred by
Linux users to operate applications that are used on Microsoft
Windows 95/98/98SE and ME including personal productivity, software
development, Web development, desktop and graphic applications
since its introduction in 2000.
Running Microsoft Windows applications in a Linux environment
allows users to take advantage of the inherent reliability and
security of Linux while continuing to use familiar industry
standard applications and preserving their work products created on
The Win4Lin product has successfully eliminated desktop platform
redundancy. Sites where it was necessary to maintain separate
machines, one for Linux/UNIX and one for Microsoft Windows-based
applications, can now use only one machine by running Linux and the
Win4Lin product, without the need for dual-booting.
New features requested by the more than 800,000-strong user
community included in Win4Lin Version 4.0 are:
- Support for Windows Millennium Edition (Windows ME)
- Large Windows Memory Footprint
- Easier resizing of the Win4Lin window
- Asian Language Support for Microsoft Windows 98SE
- Wheel Mouse support Increased Application Support
End-user and systems administration user loyalty for the Win4Lin
product has been a source of strong and gratifying support to the
"I'm a DBA with a small tech firm in Chantilly, VA. and I've
been looking for a way to run my Win apps under Linux. The Win4Lin
product operates superbly. My hat is off to you all," said Brian
Paffen, Oracle Database Administrator (OCP), Arlington, VA.
The Win4Lin workstation product fits into the overall NeTraverse
product strategy of providing the tools necessary to make
Information Technology organizations and end users successful by
using reliable cost effective software that can run on both the
most modern high-end platforms as well as take advantage of less
expensive Intel Pentium II and III platforms.
"In the spirit of giving our users a bridge to cross over, not a
chasm to leap across, the new release of Win4Lin provides the
capability and power necessary for running Microsoft-based tools
and applications in the reliable and secure Linux environment,"
said James P. Curtin, NeTraverse President and CEO.
Win4Lin Workstation Edition Version 4.0 is now shipping and is
available as either an upgrade for existing users or a full product
for new users.