CodeWeavers is a company that sells a proprietary version of Wine called CrossOver, for running Windows applications on Mac OS X and Linux. The Codeweavers "Great American Lame Duck Presidential Challenge" has ended as average gasoline prices in the Twin Cities to $2.79 a gallon. You can download full unlocked version for Mac or Linux.
The goals focused on President Bush making specific positive accomplishments in areas such as the economy, home values, the stock market, the war on terror and other key issues. Specifically, one goal called for President Bush to help bring down prices.
According to wikipedia:
On October 14, gas prices in Minneapolis and St. Paul did just that (2.79 a gallon). Codeweavers were true to their word, and on October 28, a combination of Slashdot and Digg took down their website as people rushed to get the free software. According to Codeweavers, "You will be able to unlock your serial number that was emailed to you for an extended time, (an additional 48 hours), due to this downtime.
Direct download links
For Tuesday, October 28, 2008 only, they are putting up fully unlocked builds:
- Download CrossOver Mac Pro
- Download CrossOver Games Mac
- Download CrossOver Linux Pro
- Download CrossOver Games Linux
- Visit Great American Lame Duck Presidential Challenge page to get your full version for Mac or Linux computer (valid till next 48 hrs).