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Linux.com: Wine Doors Opens Windows Under Linux

Jun 13, 2006, 10:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"When I first used Wine to try to install Windows software on my Linux machine, I found it less than user-friendly. Fortunately there was an application called WineTools to help smooth out the process. WineTools helps you download essential Windows add-ons like DLLs and Internet Explorer--a necessity for most users, since a great many third-party Windows apps rely on IE's low-level system integrating to implement essential services. But WineTools has not aged well, and using it increasingly causes problems for other Wine applications. Luckily a new project called Wine Doors is picking up where WineTools left off.

"Like WineTools, Wine Doors is designed to user-friendlify your Wine installation--setting up phony Windows drives, adding Windows applications, and so on..."

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