Re: Help configuring a consumer Linux workstation
From: albright (bozo.bozarian_at_nowhere.com)
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 11:39:11 -0500
> * I haven't found a good business accounting package yet to compare to
> Peachtree or Quickbooks or MYOB.
> * The only comprehensive photo editing app I've found is the GIMP,
> which I would absolutely not ask my semi-technophobic spouse to use.
> Is there a better solution? Are there easy-to-learn-and-use apps for
> photo album management?
> * I haven't read of any of the WINE flavors supporting streaming
> services (I am partial to RealRhapsody for listening and Itunes for
> burning). Has this been done?
for "indispensable" windows apps I use win4lin (www.netraverse.com).
They have just released a very inexpensive "home edition" which
might serve. It works great (but not for games -- no direct-X).
-- ... there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about with Linux ... (apologies to Kenneth Graeme)