WHAT IS WINE ???????????
The Ghost In The Machine
ewill at lexideb.athghost7038suus.net
Mon Nov 5 09:35:35 CST 2001
In comp.emulators.ms-windows.wine, Daeron
<daeronREMOVE at THISfandom.net>
on Mon, 05 Nov 2001 22:03:12 +1100
<3be671a3$0$3436$afc38c87 at news.optusnet.com.au>:
>The Ghost In The Machine wrote:
>> In comp.emulators.ms-windows.wine, John Wayne
>> <babylon2002 at hotmail>
>> on Sun, 04 Nov 2001 01:48:42 +1100
>> <qt08ut86785j82mj2o4md1nm0n4d58jnf9 at 4ax.com>:
>>>have no Idea emulator for what ?
>> Wine is a package (I'm not sure if one can call it a program or not,
>> although the executable 'wine' is run to launch things)
>> that allows for a Windows program to run on a Linux machine, by
> The only trouble about Linux is that it's generally designed for and used
>by ex-MS-Windows users. Wine actually has nothing to do with Linux at all.
> It is a open source system designed to work on Posix compatible X-windows.
> i.e. it runs on UNIX systems, it is also available for Linux systems.
Heh! You are of course correct. It also runs on FreeBSD, for
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