[Cialug] XP Linux or Ubuntu

Matthew Nuzum newz at bearfruit.org
Fri Oct 12 13:35:06 CDT 2007

On 10/12/07, Keith Carpenter <wd0fia at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I still have the need to run Precision Mapping, which is a Windows based
> program.  Currently I am running a dual boot system with Ubuntu and XP
> Home.
> I really would like to just run Linux.  Which would be best, Ubuntu
> running
> WINE, or XP Linux?
> Also, where is the best price for "registering" XP Linux?  I've heard
> claims
> of $19, but have found nothing less than $39.  If I knew for sure it would
> work $39 is not a problem.

Get the trial version of codeweaver's crossover office. Talk to the devs
either on IRC (freenode) or by e-mail and ask them questions about your
product. Be patient, obviously a: you're not their customer at this point,
b: they have little demand for Precision Mapping. However, they have always
been enormously helpful for me.

A lot of the codeweaver's gang run Ubuntu, so they work well together.

Matthew Nuzum
newz2000 on freenode
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