Posts Tagged ‘ wine ’

IEs4Linux lets you install Internet Explorer under Linux

Sep 19th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

Those of us who run Linux on our home machines have a harder time testing sites for Internet Explorer compatibility, or accessing sites that require proprietary IE features. IEs4Linux is a script that can help you set up three older versions of IE on any system running Wine. Unfortunately, the program is not as polished as it should be.



CodeWeavers Ports Chromium to Linux and Mac OS X

Sep 17th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

CodeWeavers make a customized, commercial version of Wine called CrossOver Linux. and have been major contributors to Wine. (Wine allows Linux users to run Windows applications.) The company has successfully ported versions of Chromium–the open source core of Google’s Chrome browser–for Mac and Linux.



Interview with Tom Wickline, of the Bordeaux Project

Aug 30th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

Bordeaux is a commercial User Interface to the Wine software that allows Linux systems to run Windows software. The Bordeaux Technology Group distributes this software and provides professional support to companies and individuals. I interviewed Tom Wickline to get some details and find out what they’re up to now.



Howto: Running MS Office and IE on Linux

Jul 30th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

In this article, I show you how to install Wine, Microsoft Office 2003, and Internet Explorer using my Red Hat derivative system (CentOS 5.1) as the host. You can give your system some Wine by compiling from source code, or by installing pre-compiled binaries from your distro’s repositories.