5 ways to run Windows only software in Linux

Posted on in Categories Links, Linux desktop, Windows last updated February 7, 2007

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.

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

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