BSD Today: Running Linux programs under FreeBSDAug 09, 2000, 18:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clifford Smith)
[ Thanks to Jeremy C. Reed for this link. ]
"I had a freelance job some time back that required the flawless import and export of horribly complex Word97 files. ...Applix for FreeBSD just couldn't cut it. ...so I loaded up WordPerfect 8 for Linux in /compat/linux and went to work."
"It was a smashing success. At that point, I had only one question: How do they get an entire Linux box inside a FreeBSD distribution?
"You get an opportunity to enable Linux compatibility during
the installation of FreeBSD. If you don't do it then, and you have
the ports installed, you can cd to the
/usr/ports/emulators/linux_base and run: "