Next big app(s) to try?
epssyis at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 07:18:10 CST 2008
CS3 photoshop, illustrator, flash, and aftereffects so I can drag my
girlfriend to linux.
(Sorry for the dupe Jaap, hit the wrong reply button.)
On Feb 17, 2008 10:07 PM, Jaap Stolk <jwstolk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 17, 2008 11:57 AM, Pau Garcia i Quiles <pgquiles at elpauer.org>
> > AutoCAD, please
> I spend a lot of time trying to get autocad (2004) to run on Wine.
> There where some small problems like registry things and with Internet
> Explorer dependencies, but those where easy to solve. The big problem
> is that the copy protection (and the anti-debugging tricks in it) run
> as a couple of windows drivers and do things that are far from
> "normal" in Windows. It is also very picky about almost everything,
> and does not generate any timely or useful error messages. (it just
> exits at the very end, without any clue about what went wrong.)
> Without the copy protection I'm sure autocad would run just fine with
> Wine. Newer autocad versions use .NET as well, which could be more
> complicated. (And no, "p2p" versions still have all the copy
> protection and anti-debugging tricks. )
> Personally (as a programmer), I think my time would be better spend on
> many of the open-source CAD programs.
> (Or ask rhino3d very nicely if they want to make a Linux version. please.
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