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Any alternative to Wine

I'm looking for an application to do the same sort of thing as Wine: Running Windows applications on Ubuntu. Is there any alternative application instead of install/using Wine?
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a real beginner, Neflix and beyond

My daughter and I have a little Acer Netbook, and use it for all our home schooling needs, from online research, email, writing papers, etc, to down time use watching Neflix, Youtube and FB. Can I use ...
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software recommendation to enable viewing of Windows format picture images in Ubuntu

I have a CD with medical images from a recent testing procedure, but it says Windows XP or newer is required. I do not have any Windows PC available - we have Mac and Ubuntu. Is there some software I ...
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Is there a file explorer for ubuntu with a windows style interface? [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Linux and just want to be able to see the disk usage and mounted drives in the same way that I can when I open 'My Computer' in Windows. Is there a file explorer for Ubuntu with this ...
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34 views

Running ios and windows apps from ubuntu

Is there any way to compile windows or ios phone apps from ubuntu ? If "yes" what kind of program should I be using ?
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Using Windows programs or alternatives? [duplicate]

I am an advanced beginner who has been tempted to try Ubuntu by two friends who program. My major question is about using Windows programs. The ones I use most are Quicken, Family Tree Maker, Last ...
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625 views

ThrottleStop for Ubuntu?

I was able to install and dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 (both x64) just a while ago. As a newbie in Ubuntu, I'm still searching for ways to install my games because I'm planning to make Ubuntu ...
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1answer
146 views

What recommended Windows software should I download for Wine?

the Ubuntu nooby here again, and I think I borked my Wine install. I'm learning things through terminal, so that should make things a little easier the 2nd time around, but I did something wrong, ...
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1answer
1k views

Running a classic ASP website on Ubuntu 12.04

I will start the conversion of an old web site programmed on Classic ASP to PHP. I'd like to run and test the ASP scripts locally. So, how can I run these ASP scripts in my Linux Ubuntu 12.04 (w/ ...
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460 views

Is there a messenger service implementing something like Windows's “net send”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send messages between 2 Ubuntu PCs (Net Send Style) In the microsoft universe you can do funny things with the net send command. According to this I have two questions ...
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1answer
800 views

I cannot run windows-based games I download from a site called big fish games [closed]

The program (a windows- based seek and find game), will download into firefox, but will not run. They have something called a game manager stub that is to install, but is not compatible, apparently. ...
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4answers
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What simple offline GUI database should I use for this application?

I am looking an open source application. Application should have : * database support ( create two or three table ) * GUI ( what I have created should be seen ) Example : Assume ...
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1answer
71 views

How can I make the Windows game Feltstars work on Ubuntu?

FeltStars.com is a Windows download, how can I make that work with ubuntu ? I'm using 12.04 just downloaded and installed it last night. By the way, I do not want to have both windows and Ubuntu ...
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What is the equivalent of Windows System Properties or Device Manager?

I am new to Ubuntu. In Windows, if I want to know my system properties/configuration, I can see it by going to Control Panel and clicking on the System icon. I can also get a detailed list of the ...
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1answer
450 views

Can I use gpg on both Ubuntu and Windows to encrypt my files

I have a private gpg key for Ubuntu. My question is: How can I use same encryption key for both Windows and Ubuntu? If I use gpg in Ubuntu, can I use that same gpg key with Windows or vice versa? ...
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1answer
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easy backup solution from windows to ubuntu server 11.10

Well for the last week I tried setting up amanda on my Ubuntu server 11.10. I should start out by saying that i'm fairly new to Ubuntu. Well I googled and read guides and tutorials and no matter what ...
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2answers
226 views

Why should I jump from Windows to Ubuntu [closed]

I wonder if you guys can give me an impartial advise on whether if I should jump from Windows to Ubuntu. No bias to Ubuntu please. I work in a small company with 10 pcs. The Sales department use Sage ...
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1answer
5k views

Recuva Alike Software for Ubuntu 11.10

Recuva is a software in Windows used to Undelete files Piriform Recuva It has a nice GUI and is very dependable, I Googled and yahood for similar softwares for ubuntu but couldnt find one (few ...
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4answers
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How to transfer files from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu?

i have to transfer huge files(like 20GB), how can i do that without formatting my windows (NP if i format my Ubuntu)? Note: i'm using Ubuntu 11.04
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1answer
2k views

How to sync my music and photos with Windows Phone 7 device?

Is there is anything like a Zune or Windows Phone connector for ubuntu? Please help.
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5k views

How to access Ubuntu desktop from a Windows system?

When using Terminal Server Client, it is possible to access the Windows desktop (remote desktop), from an Ubuntu PC. Is the reverse possible? What is the Windows XP application used to connect to ...
3
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2answers
533 views

Creating & running Windows virtual machines?

What's the recommended way to run virtualised Windows environment on top of Ubuntu nowadays? I need to create new Windows virtual machines too, not only use existing ones, so, to my understanding, ...
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2answers
18k views

How to share an USB device(scanner) over network (from Windows to Ubuntu)?

I have a special thing: I want to share my scanner over the network. The scanner is connected to a Windows 7 machine, but I want to use it from Ubuntu 10.04... I found some methods: USB over ...
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2answers
5k views

Alternative printing method(s) for an unsupported printer

I have in my office, a Konica Minolta bizhub 211 multifunction printer, it works well with windows workstations... It has a lot of good features, like duplex... I haven't found any drivers for ...
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Opening DocX Files

I am doing some marking that requires me to open .docx file created using Microsoft Office 2007+. OpenOffice doesn't seem to be doing a good job for it, so far, hid all the images in the documents. ...
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6answers
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Moving from Windows to Ubuntu. What programs to use? [closed]

Maby my question is not related to this forum, but I want to ask. I want to change my OS from Windows XP to Ubuntu 10.6. But I like some programs in Windows, so is there a GOOD programs in ...