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Re: [vox] Pre-Linux Question



Thanks for the Info Rod
(he is hoping to avoid Dual Boot -wants a Stable platform)
<grin>

> Tom Porter wrote:
> 
> > I have a friend who might be inclined to switch to Linux (Stability) if
> >  he could run his Accounting Program (He IS a Professional Tax
> > Proparer)
> 
> While it may not suit his immediate needs, he may be
> interested in Sql-Ledger (http://www.sql-ledger.org/).
> 
> > I believe I have heard at the Meeting that there is a way to Run Window
> >  Programs in Linux... How is this done? Any 'special' steps required
> > for  him to do this?
> 
> There are a few ways. Some that come to mind are:
> 
> * VMware (http://www.vmware.com/).
> 
> * There's also something called Win4Lin that I've not tried.
> 
> * The Wine project provides an environment that can run
> many Windows apps under Linux.
> 
> * He could scrounge up another computer as a Linux
> application server and login to it from the Windows PC
> (look up VNC as a cool/cheap solution there).
> 
> * Or he can just dual boot.
> 
> Check freshmeat.net to track down any of the above.
> 
> -- Rod
> http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> 
> 
> 


 
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