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Spill the Wine, install IrfanView in Debian

Feb 16, 2010, 13:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Rosenberg)

[ Thanks to Tom Wickline for this link. ]

"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 Unix-like computers.

"I decided to use Bordeaux because its developers (or developer singular ... I'm not sure) promised that IrfanView 4.25 would run with it.

"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."

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