[Wine] Wine based "Windows desktop"

Hans Christian Studt hcstudt at post10.tele.dk
Tue Jan 17 14:11:22 CST 2006

James E. LaBarre wrote:

>>In case you really want an environment feeling just like the windows XP 
>>desktop, you could either make a special window manager that responds as 
>>much like that windows desktop as possible (that'd be loads of work) -- 
>>or just use one of the window managers for which there are themes to 
>>make desktop similar to the XP one
>I've looked at this problem too, except I'm trying to duplicate a Windows
>2000 desktop.  There's *plenty* of XP-like themes, but not much for Win2K. 
>I'm planning ahead for when I can (finally) move my brother's system to
>Linux, and he's a picky user who hates it if I even re-arrange his icons,
>so I figure I'd want to make a desktop almost identical to what he has in
>2K now.
I was not really concerned with the themes - that I beleave is just 
cream on the top to make it taske more like windows.

My question is - do we have/need a wine-disktop within the existing 
KDE/GNOME-desktop ?

>Ultimately, the most critical app is also the most impossible to find a
>native *or* Wine-compatible replacement for, namely an eBay offline auction
>posting tool.
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