Windows emulation help

Bob Nielsen nielsen at
Sun Mar 13 01:17:18 UTC 2005

On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 06:42:23PM -0500, amigian wrote:
> Hello all. Still a newbie here. Unfortunate to say, but i would need to 
> run some Windoze programs under Linux. I know there is Wine and Crossover 
> Office and VMWare. But what about things like QEMU or others?

Another possibility is Win4Lin.  I installed the Home Edition ($30 USD), 
patched the kernel and it installed and runs quite well.  I 
tried patching a 2.6.10 Ubuntu linux-source, but haven't yet been 
successful with that one.

> Also, i got VMWare up and running, but cannot get Windoze to install. No 
> matter what Windoze CD i put in, 98SE or XP, i get the error that the CD 
> is not bootable. Any ideas on this?
> Thanks in advance for any and all responses.
> -- 
> Later.
> Marc

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