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OSNews: A Look at Win4Lin 5.1

Mar 19, 2004, 10:00 (6 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"As a student I am quite often confronted with (closed-source) Windows programs. These days there are a few tools that can help running Windows applications on Linux. One of these tools is Win4Lin, Win4Lin allows one to install Windows 95, 98 and ME under Linux. The Windows NT branch is not supported yet, because Win4Lin sets up a special DOS environment in which Windows runs.

"However, according to the Netraverse FAQ support for Windows versions other than Windows 95, 98 and ME is currently under development. This review summarizes my experiences with Win4Lin 5.1. I use Slackware Linux, so the overview of the installation is based on that..."

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