Wine?

Luis Paulo luis.barbas at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 19:59:45 UTC 2010


On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 20:20, Luis Paulo <luis.barbas at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 22:29, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Bill <beau at billbeau.net> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Maybe I should just put the winblows version of Virtualbox on this Win7
>>> machine to run Ubuntu.
>>
>>
>> It's called Windows. At least refer to it with it's correct name - to
>> not do so is childish.
>>
>> Personally, I'd steer clear of running your business critical apps on
>> Wine, VirtualBox or anything else like that - run them natively.
>>
>
> I thought that the point of writing Windows or Microsoft in a
> different way was to avoid web engines to get this posts when searched
> for the correct forms.
>
> Running you critical servers on Virtual machines may be good when you
> have to upgrade them.
>
> Wine, I never like it. The idea of replacing the libraries of a close
> proprietary system that has patches almost every week and a new
> release often scares the hell out of me.
>
> For the OP,
> with virtuaization you want get read of Windows, but you'll be able to
> run them both at the same time on the same machine (I use it to run
> Autocad on my laptop)
>
> And for me the thing is you'll have to find a comfortable way to have
> different files for the same project on different trees and systems,
> and probably how to share and/or backup your data.
>
> I use libvirt, your hardware also support it fine. I like libvirt to
> run and manage a VM on a host with no X system.

Correction:
* Running your critical servers ...
* with virtualization you won't get rid of Windows, but ...

Sorry, was in a hurry.
Regards
Luis




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