Emulation or Port to Linux Project - Hero Wanted

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Jul 24 16:56:09 MDT 2008


On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 12:12:47AM -0600, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 22:46 -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
> > A VM would require a legal copy of Windows, and the object of the
> > original client's effort is to get away from those. However, they
> > might be cheaper than paying for a port, sigh.
> 
> At first read, I didn't even notice the forwarded part of the email.  I
> now see the motivation behind it.
> 
> I don't know how much it would cost, but what about accessing it via
> terminal services (single Windows server) and RDP (many Linux clients)?

It might work.

Also, Crossover Office is a commercial version of Wine which tends to
be more stable than the wine version du jour. You do pay for it (per
seat, I believe), but it is much less expensive than Windows.

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