windows vista

Alex Mandel tech_dev at
Mon Dec 4 08:07:18 UTC 2006

sdavmor wrote:
> Brian Fahrlander wrote:
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>> sdavmor wrote:
>>> I'm getting my family off Windows onto Ubuntu ASAP before they start
>>> bugging me about upgrading them to Vista. Just a few Windows app
>>> issues, but I think come January all that will be left will be my
>>> kids' games and my music workstation (which will remain until the NET
>>> 2.0 issues are solved for WINE).
>> How about VMWare? I'll bet there's no .NET issues, there...WINE 
>> isn't trash, but VMWare's always been better. And now it's free,
>> too..
> I imagine VMWare or QEMU will be the interim solution. Thanks for
> pointing out VMWare's free option. I didn't know that was so. Learn
> something new every day...
> Eventually I'd like any carryover apps to be integrated under WINE
> rather than a virtual guest. Or better still replaced by an improved
> native *nix app... ;-)
FYI free VMWARE Server works. Qemu does not run windows.


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