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[SLUG] IE running on Linux - Suggestions
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- Subject: [SLUG] IE running on Linux - Suggestions
- From: "Adam W" <woja@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun Mar 16 13:01:02 2003
One of the biggest factors of me crossing over to full time linux, at
work and at home is the ability to run IE(please no flames). I just get
really frustrated going to websites that run perfectly on IE, and seeing
them all jumbled up on opera/mozilla or whatever because they don't
support HALF the amount of functions IE has implemented e.g go to
ninemsn.com.au, www.msn.com, www.microsoft.com sorry cant remember any
non-ms sites :).
I have been messing around with running IE using WINE, but after I got
past a couple SHLWAPI.DLL not found and the like, when I run 'wine
iexplore.exe' it just thinks for a bit and then returns to the prompt...
I have had a peep at crossover office/plugin - how well does this work??
I am really only looking to get IE running nicely. I don't want to spend
my US$60 to find that it works for most, but not for me. It's a real
pitty they don't have a demo release! Or not one that I can find!
Maybe someone can suggest another way of running IE?? I don't want to
run any sort of VM - I just want to run a single app.
A contributing factor to wine not working for me I think is the fact
that I run win2k on the other partition I was trying to run IE off -
everyone posting on the wine forums seemed to be running win95/98
BTW, I'm running MDK9.0, 1Ghz PIII-M, 256MB RAM - power shouldn't be a
Any appropriate suggestions would be greatly appreciated.