Unable to install IE

Amedee Van Gasse (ubuntu) amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be
Sun Apr 26 19:24:00 UTC 2009

NoOp schreef:

> WTF (your quoted) does it matter why the poster is trying to install
> ies4linux?

Djeerah is trying to install software X because he wants to use it to
achieve goal Y. If we know what Y is, perhaps we can give him[*] better

One of the solutions given was to use a virtual machine, like VirtualBox
or VMware. I prefer VirtualBox for the desktop and testing development
stuff, and VMware for the heavy duty virtualization of servers (ESX and

For virtualization, he would need a valid license for Windows. But
legally he would need a valid license for Windows anyway, to run
Internet Explorer.

[*] I wrote "him", but I don't know if Djeerah is male or female. I
don't even know if Djeerah is a first or last name. :-)


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