Wine 1 and Office 2003?

Kevin Martin kevintm at
Fri Jul 11 19:40:07 UTC 2008

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?

You /can/ run Windows under VMWare when it's in a different partitiion.  
I don't know if you can do that with VirtualBox or not but I've done the 
first in the past (mind you that was using VMWare Workstation, not 
VMWare server...I don't know if you can do that with Server or not).

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