"Sure I've tried Wine before. But never successfully.
"I took the plunge recently, forking over $20 for the Bordeaux
GUI front-end for Wine, the non-emulator that allows users of Linux
(and Solaris and FreeBSD) to run Windows applications on their
"I decided to use Bordeaux because its developers (or developer
singular ... I'm not sure) promised that IrfanView 4.25 would run
"And I saw plenty of Wine users have trouble with Irfanview.
Codeweavers, who I'd rather deal with than Bordeaux, doesn't make
any promises in regard to Irfanview. Bordeaux does.
"Why Irfanview? It's the best photo editor on any platform for
my particular workflow at the L.A. Daily News."