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DirectX 10 coming to Linux through WINE and CrossOver

Mar 17, 2009, 19:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russ Creech)

"In fact, with WINE there's no need for Windows at all. WINE creates an environment that responds to Windows API calls, so apps 'think' they are running in Windows, when in fact there's no Windows there at all.

"The difference between the two applications is that CrossOver uses a proprietary, more up-to-date version of Wine along with some handy extensions. The two also differ as far as support; CrossOver is commercially supported by CodeWeavers while Wine relies on the community for support."

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