[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu on the BBC!

Simon Osborne flibble at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 16:33:04 GMT 2009

2009/10/27 Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk>:
> Sean Miller wrote:
>> Why do none of these programmes ever mention Wine?
>> It's simply not true that you can't run Microsoft programs on Ubuntu
>> -- is the BBC sponsored by Apple and Microsoft or what???
>> Sean
> Well wine isn't perfect.  A fair few applications don't work very well
> or not at all, so it's not really a perfect solution.  Dual booting with
> Windows or running Windows in a virtual machine would probably be the
> better solution.
> But on the other hand, I guess it is worth mentioning that iTunes works
> on CrossOver (although not owning an iPod, I haven't a clue which
> version works and if it's compatible with the latest iPods and iPhones).
> Rob

Only version 7 though, which actually runs on vanilla Wine 1.2 also.


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