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Re: Using windows-software under Fedora

On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, H.T. Petter wrote:

> A day ago I installed FC2 on an older computer to serve as a
> fileserver. Now I have seen Fedora ( linux in general i think) and i
> really like it. At least a lot better than WindowsXP. Therefore i
> would like to use Fedora on my notebook, but there lies my problem.
> This notebook is my "main-computer" which i also have to use for my
> education. Is there a possibility to use the following
> windows-software in fedora ( And i mean IN Fedora, not keeping windows
> in a dual-boot configuration)
> Solidworks 2003

Don't know.

> Maple 8


> Matlab


> Mathcad 2001

Doesn't appear so, but I could be wrong.

> Or maybe there are general solutions that would work for all software.
> And if so, would they also work with games ( like Grand Theft Auto 3,
> need for speed etc. )

VMWare (run Windows in a window, where it belongs), Crossover Office, Wine
are probably your best bets.

> Harm-Tido

		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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