A departement moving to Linux...

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Sat Feb 18 12:36:09 MST 2006

On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 12:19:33PM -0700, Hans Fugal wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Feb 2006 at 08:18 -0600, Michael Halcrow wrote:
> > The only way to run Notes under Linux is with Wine and some unholy
> > magic. I have one mystic build of Wine from the year 2004 that I can
> > trust to actually run Notes on my Debian workstations. The folks at
> > IBM research have configured a Wine package that just works with Notes
> > for RPM-based distro's.
> While technically true, I might point out that Notes works fairly well
> with Crossover Office, without too much end-user headache. There are a
> few issues, but they were minor things. Still, I'm glad to have left
> Notes administration behind me.

Good to know.

I have one client who *aboslutely* *insists* on having his documents
in Microsoft Turd. I bought Crossover, and it has been well worth the
$40 in hassle reduction.


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