Re: wine or VM
- From: "Guillermo Garron" <guillermo.fedora@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 01:55:16 -0400
On 3/18/07, Bernd.Kloss <bernd.kloss@xxxxxx> wrote:
we used to run programs on WIN98SE, Win2000 and XP using for instance
QUICKTIME or being programmed in Pascal using graphics.
Some people are using powerpoint-presentations and WINWORD-Textfiles. Both
with problems since StarOffice 8 PP5 is not transferring everything exactly.
So some of those people don't want to take Staroffice or whatever. If it is
not working the way they did it, forget it.
I made a few experiments with wine, but had problems with charactersizes in
graphics, if it was running at all.
Is a virtual machine a better alternative to wine?
Which vm is a good advice on a 1,8-GHz computer with 500MB? How much memory is
We just need an environment for MS-Office, some special-programs and
Do you need updating Windows once it is running in an VM without internet?
1. Wine or vm?
2. Best choice for ETCH?
3. A good list or forum to ask further questions?
I am using VM on ETCH, also tried Qemu and Wine, but not so deep, VM i
saw it performs better tha Qemu (faster).
You can check how to install the three of them on this link.
Hope it helps.
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