Archive for March, 2009

Linux with Windows Apps

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

In terms of using Ubuntu Linux as my laptop operating system, I have often been put in the predicament of needing to use applications that either I only have for Windows or applications that are not available for Linux. In the latter case, many hardcore Linux devotees will argue that a free open source Linux app can most likely be found for Linux to replace a Windows app. However, in the cases where a comparable software is not available for Linux, the user is often left in frustration.
So what can be done about this? I have found two options that provide the solution for this dilemma: