About using Wine to run Windows Operating System

Asked by javysr71 on 2007-09-27

Hello
I installed wine software to run Windows but it seems I cant open nothing yet. In order to Install correctly and to open Windows XP, for example, in wine software in Ubuntu what do I have to do?
Thanks.

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Massimo Forti (slackwarelife) said : #1

Thanks for your question. Wine is not a virtual machines (to run windows xp you need it). Wine is a set of windows api to run application like office, IE ecc..
If you want to run other O.S. in your ubuntu machines you can use qemu:

http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/qemu/

Thanks.

Alternatively you could use VirtualBox

http://wiki.ubuntu.com/VirtualBox

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