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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.

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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.

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For Tuesday, October 28, 2008 only, they are putting up fully unlocked builds:

A long time ago I converted my friend from Windows XP to Linux. However, sometime he needs to run MS-Word or PowerPoint due to compatibility issue with OO. So he begged asked me if I could assist him installing Office 2003 on Linux using Wine.

After some research I came across Tom Wickline’s blog post about installing the same. He has provided an excellent step-by-step guide on office 2003 issues and running Wndows apps under Linux:

Microsoft Office 2003 (Professional Edition) represents a major upgrade to previous versions of the world's most popular suite of software applications. Office 2003 includes new and familiar products, features, and functionality that can help organizations and their employees connect to coworkers, information, and business processes quickly and effectively.

Read more: Running MS Office 2003 under Linux with Wine