So you want to run windows programs on Linux?
Mar 08, 2009, 14:02 (3 Talkback[s])
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"If none of those solutions are suitable then stop thinking
about using Linux. Stop complaining that you will use Linux if only
it could run this program. Either use the operating system the
program was designed for or use an alternative program designed for
the operating system you wish to use.
"The funny thing to me is. I only hear these sort of complaints
when it regards Linux. I never hear them about Mac's. At the most,
I hear that people wish to install parallels to run windows and its
programs. Whats parallels? It is just a virtual machine. Same as
vmware and Virtualbox.
"If you absolutely positively must use a windows program and you
have heard that it can run under wine then don't complain that it
is too hard or you have to fiddle around with configuration files
to get it to work. Don't complain that it doesn't work exactly like
it does under windows. What you are trying to do is not normal. You
are knowingly exceeding the design limitations of the program or in
other words, you are trying to fit a square peg in a round