Wine help



No, not red or white. I’m talking Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) , which allows windows applications to run under linux. One of the sites that I’ve found that has some great tips regarding Wine is Franks Corner. For several years this site has been a good resource of “how to” get things to work whether it’s games, office applications or other software.


Most of the time, I tend towards using Codeweavers Crossover Office or Transgamings Cedaga (formerly WineX), but Franks Corner covers those commercial options, as well as the freely available ones. There are sections at Franks Corner for how-to’s, lists of programs working. Frank’s Corner also has some links to some good wine utilities (one in particular to install a version of Internet Explorer under Linux which is useful for anyone working with web design.)

Most of the software details have directions on how to install the windows application using wine.

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Codeweavers fixes WMF vulnerability in Crossover Office There has been a bugfix release to Crossover Office, released by Codeweavers. Crossover Office is an offshoot of the Wine project, which is a windows compatibility suite for Linux, to allow Windows applications to run under modern Linux operating systems. It was found recently that wine suffered from the WMF......
  • Mac/Linux/Windows usb wireless adapter D-link DWL-G122 One of the tools I looked at having for my expanding kit has been a usb wireless adapter that would work with minimal install on Windows/Mac or Linux. As you can imagine.... it's not as straightforward as just getting one that's compatible with Windows.... well, after much searching I found......
  • Remote Tech Support using VNC (Ultravnc SC and x11vnc+wrapper script) Ok, some time back I'd done a writeup on UltraVNC SC, which is a nice customizable (windows version) VNC server that essentially let's someone doing remote support build their own downloadable .exe that runs and automatically tries to make a direct connection to a "listening" vnc viewer. It's good for......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • Drupal and Joomla template design just got a whole lot easier... Drupal and Joomla template design seems to be an issue for a lot of the web designers I run into. Especially if they don't have a strong graphic arts background. They usually seem to get stuck trying to work with an existing template and "force" it to work. Not anymore. I just found a......
  • How to Choose the Best Coin Collection Software Coin collecting is something which has been happening for over 200 years. There are collectors which have written many different books to help other collectors understand the different things to look out for when buying and selling coins. These books have been treasured by all those who are getting started......
  • How To Choose The Best Free Website Builder In the event you need to produce a website but you lack the technical abilities to design and write the program code for this, a free website builder might show a really sensible tool. There are many programs now available which produce full web sites in accordance to your requirements.......
PDF24    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site