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Old 03-31-2009
What's better for running Windows software in Linux, Wine or Windows VMware?

What are the differences, advantages, and disadvantages?
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Old 03-31-2009
VMware creates guest operating systems - you switch back and forth between OSes.
VMware is/was expensive.

Wine has limitations - so for example you want to run a game like WOW in wine, you might have major issues.

What software do you need to run? Linux has almost anything there is except brand-name gaming and office productivity software like MS Office.

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