Stories by LinuxWorld staff

Middleware allows Windows apps to run on Linux

A company based in The Philippines is claiming it has developed software that would allow Windows-based applications to run smoothly on Linux - paving the way for the production of more PCs preloaded with Linux instead of Windows.

Written by LinuxWorld staff27 April 04 15:24

Introducing 'Cooperative Linux' - Linux for Windows

A month ago, a trial version of a little-known Linux application called "CoLinux" was released that is the first working free and open source method for optimally running Linux on Microsoft Windows natively. It's the work of a 21 year-old Israeli computer science student and some Japanese open source programmers; in Israel, analysts are already saying it could help transform the software world.
Looks like the Israel Defence Force may have done it again. Already famous for spawning an entire generation of software geniuses now active in the world of wireless technologies, the IDF has now apparently incubated the technical talent capable of creating a project that could change the world: the ability to run Linux on Windows 2000/XP.

Written by LinuxWorld staff13 April 04 22:00