current problems?

MeMo moamen at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 16:41:35 UTC 2008


hahahahahahha .. dude ,u cracked me up :D
AFAIK = As Far As I Know

On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 7:17 PM, Amr Hassan <amr.hassan at gmail.com> wrote:

>  okay, scratch that. i googled AFAIK cs3, i thought it was an adobe product
> :D
> silly me..
>
>
>
> Amr Hassan wrote:
>
> what's AFAIK? i use virtualbox to run photoshop cause i like using cs3..
>
> MeMo wrote:
>
> AFAIK CS3 will be supported soon , i already run CS on my ubuntu pc and it
> works flawlessly
>
> 2008/6/7 Ahmed Toulan <thelinuxer at gmail.com>:
>
>> First things first. *W*INE *I*s *N*ot an *E*mulator, that's actually
>> where the name came form. This is what  is called recursive acronym.
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recursive_acronym
>>
>> >From winehq.org website:
>>
>> *"Wine is an Open Source implementation of the Windows<http://www.microsoft.com/windows/>API on top of
>> X <http://www.x.org/>, OpenGL <http://www.opengl.org/>, and Unix."*
>>
>> IMHO, WINE is one of the greatest projects ever created for the
>> opensource. It is a really active project (I think there is a release every
>> 2 weeks or something). It made me use LINUX freely and run the windows
>> applications that I can't find replacement for, but of course it's not
>> perfect. If your application is not supported out of the box, u'll most
>> probably fail to use it with WINE. Sometimes you have to do some
>> configuration hacks, other times you have to use native windows DLLs.
>>
>> Also with new releases u might find that your application does not run as
>> with the old version. For newbies who are used to point and click behaviour,
>> they find this really hard to understand. So other projects come along to
>> help with the problem. PlayOnLinux <http://www.playonlinux.com/en/>is a
>> new opensource project which aim to solve most of these problems. It can
>> make u install different versions of wine. For example if u have a game that
>> runs in wine ver 0.95 and an application that runs in wine ver 0.96 but
>> version 0.96 has some bugs that prevents the game from running. Using
>> playonlinux you can have both versions installed and the game will use 0.95
>> and the application will use 0.96 .   Another benefit of PlayOnLinux is that
>> u can make it install DirectX for you, which is pretty tedious if you have
>> to do it yourself.  You can use the user contributed scripts to easily
>> install application. The project is still new and alot is expected in the
>> future.
>>
>> About the Adobe products. Google is supporting wine to make Adobe products
>> run fine on LINUX.
>>
>> Please read this link
>>
>>
>> http://wine-review.blogspot.com/2008/03/flash-cs3-and-photoshop-cs3-running-in.html
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Ahmed Toulan.
>>
>>
>>  On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Hassan Ibraheem <
>> hasan.ibraheem at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> wine isn't bad, it's an emulator, it tries to "imitate" a thing that it
>>> isn't.
>>> Solving the problem of cs3 and such software is only half-solution, it
>>> ignores the real problem, the fact that Adobe doesn't provide
>>> GNU/Linux versions for their software.
>>> So, why CS3 is bad in WinE ? because it wasn't made for WinE.
>>> It's the same when linux lacked hardware support (the situation is
>>> much better now for sure), It wasn't linux, it was the hardware
>>> vendors.(for the most part)
>>> Some will say "Hey, stop giving excuses for every missing feature", I
>>> agree, but seriously, wine developers are solving a problem that they
>>> didn't create. and I believe they're doing great for that matter.
>>> Is there room for improvement ? yes, I think so.
>>> but what would really solve the core problem? continue providing
>>> workarounds and emulations for every software vendor that didn't
>>> support the OS we want!!
>>> or, for the software vendors to respect our choice of the OS we choose ?
>>>
>>> my suggestions? when u got locked up to such a situation, go with
>>> Virtualization solutions, Virtual Box is great, I use it because my
>>> college doesn't respect my choice and encourages me to become
>>> dependant on a specific software vendor.
>>>
>>> IMO, I don't consider proprietary cs3 is that critical or inescapable,
>>> but that's your decision of course, not mine :)
>>>
>>> 2008/6/7, tamer elsawaf <tego128 at gmail.com>:
>>>  > ok memo dude :) but i say that really as iam get mad at that time
>>> about wine
>>> > and crossover to setup cs3 family and i see a German make it on youtube
>>> and
>>> > nothing help me or google at this point
>>> > so i say that as i make xp and ubuntu on my lap and i wanna be on linux
>>>  yes
>>> > i love it as i build  my knowledge .yes i think we all know that but
>>> what
>>> > about cs3 and  i wanna know if Mandriva 2008 fix that i will download
>>> it
>>> >  and i wanna know why wine is so bad its badly looking thats really not
>>> > relieve anyone
>>> > and sorry foll all but i hate wine not linux
>>> > and i dont love xp
>>> > i love both be on one lap or pc
>>> >
>>> >
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