Wine 1 and Office 2003?

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Fri Jul 11 00:23:25 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 08:35 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 13:46 +0000, Mike C wrote:
> > one nice thing about Crossover (and Wine) is that one can run specific
> > MS Office applications without having to install a full Windows VM
> > operating system. 
> I don't have a particular need, but just a curiosity.  My laptop came
> pre-installed with Vista, so I kept it there.  The various Windows+Linux
> things that I've read about talk about emulation, or installing Windows
> in a virtual machine.  What methods would/could make use of a
> pre-installed Windows on another partition?

I think VMware can do this though I haven't tried it. You'd probably
want to install the vmware-tools option once you have Windows running.


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