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VNU Net: Latest Linux runs Microsoft apps

“Linux distributor Suse’s latest version of the open source
operating system, Linux 6.2, includes middleware that enables
Microsoft applications to run on the OS.

“A 30 day trial of Vmware 1.0 from developer Vmware enables
customers to use Dos, Windows versions 3.x, Windows 95 and Windows
98 and NT 4 applications “comfortably under Linux,” claimed the
German based distributor.”

“Analyst at IDC, Kirsten Ludvigsen said: “This is the first time
customers can use Microsoft applications under Linux.”


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