Question: Using Windows XP under Linux?
rizsanyi at myrealbox.com
Tue Jul 16 18:26:16 CDT 2002
On Tuesday 16 July 2002 23:19, Garrett Serack wrote:
> puoti at inwind.it wrote:
> >You basicly can't do that, most winxp software will not run under wine,
> >wine can't use winxp dlls, vmware or win4lin are the only real solution
> >unless you try and run mandrake 8.2 and wine, this will allow you to
> >have a very easy and simple os, and a lot of win programs.
> Except, that wine *can* use native dlls.
> There's nothing stopping it, and essentially many moons ago, that was
> the only way to sccuessfully run anything under Wine was to use native
> I'm not interested in a "simple to use OS"... I'm interested in using
> Linux (and a somewhat customized version at that) and using Wine, but
> with actual MS Dlls for any functionality I can.
Wine can use actual MS dlls, but till the dll separation is finished it will
not work well enough. There were some discussion about this some time ago on
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