Windows Program Support

Markus Hitter mah at
Fri Nov 9 09:45:15 UTC 2007

Am 09.11.2007 um 02:15 schrieb Evan:

> When a binary is [attempted to] run, instead of giving the current  
> error, provide a dialogue that notifies the user of the fact that  
> it is a Windows program that cannot be run normally under Ubuntu.

While additional funtionality might be desireable, such a user  
understandable notification would be a great improvement already (and  
manageable for a LTS release).

> In addition, Ubuntu should also add support for CD/DVD autorun.

Please don't. Autorun is a Windows-ism, even Mac OS X with it's much  
applauded GUI refuses to do such nasty things.


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Dipl. Ing. Markus Hitter

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