On Thursday 21 August 2008 22:23, Shachar Or wrote:
> On Thursday 21 August 2008 21:43, Kenn Bannerman wrote:
> > I'm looking at various Linux versions but none seem to indicate whether
> > they are compatible with certain software programs such as:
> You mean distributions, I assume.
> > AutoCAD
> > Adobe Photoshop et al
> > SoundForge
> These are software built for Microsoft Windows and will not run on linux
> natively. For these programs to work on linux you'll need the software
> called wine. Check out http://winehq.org
. Wine can be installed in Debian
> GNU/Linux easily. I recommend the wine package that's mentioned in the
> winehq website. For compatibility of specific programs check
> On another note there are free software alternatives for many knows Windows
> I don't know about AutoCAD. Can anyone recommend anything?
> Photoshop can be replaced by The GIMP in some cases.
> For SoundForge... There is at least one good free sound editor for Linux.
> Don't remember.