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Re: [SLE] Fw: Corel's new WordPerfect 8 for Linux !
  • From: David Herman <mesamoo115@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 13:51:43 -0800
  • Message-id: <200403181351.51701.mesamoo115@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thursday 18 March 2004 01:47 pm, Sjoerd Hiemstra wrote:
> David Herman wrote:
> > The Corel program I really miss since upgrading beyond SuSE 8.1 is
> > Corel Photopaint. My wife and daughter were quite fond of it. After
> > installing SuSE9.0 I loaded it up using the same instructions I
> > followed w/ SuSE 8.1 but Photopaint never gets past initializing
> > (corel's version of) wine.
> Because of changes in glibc 2.3.2, Wine had to be largely rewritten.
> Corel's version of Wine, however, is an abandoned project.

Pretty much expected that after the m$ payoff.

> Maybe you could install SuSE 8.1 alongside 9.0.
> While installing 8.1, do not put Grub or Lilo in the MBR then, so you
> keep using 9.0's Grub, in which you add an entry for 8.1.

Even though I've got about 5 os's on this machine I really hate to
reboot just to use a single app, I pretty much get by w/ win4lin if I
need something not available in linux.

> Looks like the best place for questions about Photopaint for Linux
> would be the newsgroup.
> News server:

Thanks for the tip, I'll check it out

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