[ubuntu-uk] Installing Safari on Ubuntu
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Mon Jun 15 17:29:35 BST 2009
> I really liked using Safari on Windows, and just wondered can it be
> installed onto Ubuntu?
> Thank you.
I believe there isn't a native version of Safari for Linux (not sure if
Apple ever will release one) however you may be able to get it running
with either CrossOver Office (which you can download a trial version
from codeweavers.com) or alternatively try running it with Wine (you can
find Wine under Add/Remove programs or find an updated version at
Doing a search for Safari on WineHQ lists Wine 3.x Public Beta which is
supposed to work really well, and also Safari 4.x which is listed as
Bronze so it may not be fully stable, or bits of it might not work.
Overall I have found Wine to be hit and miss, some things work really
well and others either don't work or are unstable, but considering it is
written without using any Microsoft code I think it certainly does a
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