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5 ways to run Windows only software in Linux

Tristan Rhodes has compiled small but useful list. This is a good read for new Linux user. He suggests using open-source alternative app as first option instead of windows app.

When someone asks me if they can run "Windows Application X" on Linux, the first thing I tell them is to look for an open source alternative. For most Windows applications, there will be a high-quality open source alternative that can meet their needs. The biggest hurdle for non-Linux people is simply knowing that these alternative exist and how to find them.

=> Five ways to use Windows apps in Linux

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  • rohan March 24, 2008, 9:55 am

    i’am not getting a good video codec for my ubuntu………….!