Common Window's Applications for Linux

  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

that is very good to know, i'm going to have to try that out because i tried installing Dev-C++ in linux with wine but it was just bad.. lol
  • Anonymous
  • Bot
  • No Avatar
  • Posts: ?
  • Loc: Ozzuland
  • Status: Online

Post 3+ Months Ago

  • MISC/A++
  • Expert
  • Expert
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 508
  • Loc: UnderGround

Post 3+ Months Ago

AnarchY SI wrote:
that is very good to know, i'm going to have to try that out because i tried installing Dev-C++ in linux with wine but it was just bad.. lol


I have been using it for the last 6 months and its just perfect.
:D
  • Ian
  • Beginner
  • Beginner
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 46

Post 3+ Months Ago

Why are you guys even bothering typing in links :P

BEST RESOURCE EVAR! http://linuxshop.ru/linuxbegin/win-lin- ... able.shtml (scroll down)
  • Casey
  • Graduate
  • Graduate
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 124
  • Loc: Iowa

Post 3+ Months Ago

How about Quanta+ for HTML editing. It has a good code editor with autocomplete, integrated FTP, and limited WYSIWYG capabilities. I like it better than NVU.

http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/


BTW, if any of you play games, they have native versions of:
Unreal Tournament 2004
Doom 3
Neverwinter Nights
  • Cold Canuck
  • Proficient
  • Proficient
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 400
  • Loc: Michigan, U.S. of eh

Post 3+ Months Ago

Ian wrote:
Why are you guys even bothering typing in links :P

BEST RESOURCE EVAR! http://linuxshop.ru/linuxbegin/win-lin- ... able.shtml (scroll down)
404 not found
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

it appears as though this is quite similar to what the person who posted the 404 was going for.. http://www.linuxrsp.ru/win-lin-soft/table-eng.html


this looks like another good one http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Lin ... s_software
  • onlyican.com
  • Mastermind
  • Mastermind
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 1589
  • Loc: Hants, UK

Post 3+ Months Ago

If there a Flash Alternative, to work on Linux

Will Macromedia Flash work on Linux, it aint anything to do with Microsoft
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

yes, macromedia flash will work in linux but they only have a 32 bit version of flash available. so if you are running one of the 64 bit versions of a distro, you're going to have to install a 32 bit browser along with the 32 bit flash. (if you dont know which you have, its most likely 32 bit)
  • takver
  • Born
  • Born
  • takver
  • Posts: 3
  • Loc: Melbourne, Australia

Post 3+ Months Ago

For a flowcharting program the equivalent of MS Visio in Windows, I use Dia. Available on some distros and also ported as Dia for Windows.
http://www.gnome.org/projects/dia/
  • Garibaldi
  • Newbie
  • Newbie
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 13
  • Loc: Wisconsin

Post 3+ Months Ago

iTunes - Amarok for KDE
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

Garibaldi wrote:
iTunes - Audacity for KDE

do you mean amarok? for an itunes equivalent.. because audacity is more geared towards editing audio files, not playing them or organizing your music in a library. thats more the function of amarok or the equivalents to..
  • Garibaldi
  • Newbie
  • Newbie
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 13
  • Loc: Wisconsin

Post 3+ Months Ago

AnarchY SI wrote:
Garibaldi wrote:
iTunes - Audacity for KDE

do you mean amarok? for an itunes equivalent.. because audacity is more geared towards editing audio files, not playing them or organizing your music in a library. thats more the function of amarok or the equivalents to..

Yes indeed I do. I don't know what I was thinking when I wrote that this morning... I put Audacity but was thinking Amarok!
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

hahah nicce.. 8-]
  • Lizzard
  • quirky redhead
  • Silver Member
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 69
  • Loc: Indiana

Post 3+ Months Ago

http://gimpshop.blogspot.com/

For gimpSHOP. A few added features that just the gimp doesn't have

http://www.winehq.org/
WINE - which ports many windows apps to LINUX

http://www.remote-exploit.org/backtrack.html
For security and penetration testing

For forensics and recovering crap you thought was crap and deleted it but then found out "Hey I Need that!"
http://www.porcupine.org/forensics/tct.html
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

mm..gimpshop is a good addition. the others aren't really windows applications for linux, but useful nonetheless.
pretty sure WINE has been suggested.
BackTrack is a live distro, not a program, and not a program thats a linux replacement for a windows program. lol however a useful/fun distro with a good number of security related applications.
  • Lizzard
  • quirky redhead
  • Silver Member
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 69
  • Loc: Indiana

Post 3+ Months Ago

You are right my bad.
I was a security major.
Hard to get that outta my system.
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

hahaha nice.. its all good.
you could always create a post dedicated to security tools? or something to that effect.
  • lemiwinks1
  • Graduate
  • Graduate
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 244
  • Loc: out of my mind:its dark and scary in there

Post 3+ Months Ago

what are the best msn clients and filesharing apps for linux. im a limewire fan and i want to use the limewire network but i dont know what to use. and i dont like aMSN. its just to damn clunky for my tastes. also i do alot of iming to my friends cell phones and neither aMSN or Kmes support that.

Casey wrote:
BTW, if any of you play games, they have native versions of:
Unreal Tournament 2004
Doom 3
Neverwinter Nights

HUH!? WERE!? i love ut2k4
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

pretty sure the installer is on the ut2k4 disks.
if you like limewire, use limewire.
pidgin (formerly gaim) handles msn protocols and does allow im'ing to cell phones.
  • toli
  • Born
  • Born
  • toli
  • Posts: 1

Post 3+ Months Ago

how can I create a new ASCII file .....
  • AnarchY SI
  • Web Master
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2521
  • Loc: /usr/src/MI

Post 3+ Months Ago

please dont post a question on a topic thats completely unrelated to your question, start a new forum post.

for such a basic question, do you really think you should be using linux..?
right click somewhere > choose create file.
(O_o)

if you still can't figure it out, google it.
  • George L.
  • Bronze Member
  • Bronze Member
  • George L.
  • Posts: 2209
  • Loc: Malaysia

Post 3+ Months Ago

You can use the commercial Windows emulation framework called CrossOver Office on your Linux system to run certain applications, such as Microsoft Office. Check http://www.codeweavers.com for more details. CrossOver Office is based on Wine, which CodeWeavers supports directly.

To install applications that have .msi extension, you use msiexec command with /a option. The following installs the Mobipocket Ebook Reader:
Code: [ Select ]
 
msiexec /a mobireadersetup.msi
 
  1.  
  2. msiexec /a mobireadersetup.msi
  3.  


Abstracted from:
Richard Petersen, The Complete Reference, Ubuntu.
  • a4asit
  • Kalkin
  • Graduate
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 114
  • Loc: India

Post 3+ Months Ago

hi everyone!

i think windows softwares are not needed for linux at all. linux has its own huge software repository.

but its a pity that even after more than a decade of linux being a champion in the OS world there are only few advanced 3d video games available on it. for this very reason most of the linux users (atleast amateur ones) keep their systems on dual boot with windows alongside linux for playing video games.
  • Daemonguy
  • Moderator
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2700
  • Loc: Somewhere outside the box in Sarasota, FL.

Post 3+ Months Ago

a4asit wrote:
hi everyone!

i think windows softwares are not needed for linux at all. linux has its own huge software repository.

but its a pity that even after more than a decade of linux being a champion in the OS world there are only few advanced 3d video games available on it. for this very reason most of the linux users (atleast amateur ones) keep their systems on dual boot with windows alongside linux for playing video games.


That wasn't the intent of the thread; championing Windows apps on the *nix framework. The intent I believe was to offer alternatives that exist int he realm of *nix for windows users who have recently converted, tentatively installed or plan to install some form of *nix.
  • a4asit
  • Kalkin
  • Graduate
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 114
  • Loc: India

Post 3+ Months Ago

ok.. sorry that i missed the point of this topic :roll: .

in that case i can suggest several apps like OpenOffice and abiword for word-processing as an alternative for microsoft office suite. Gnumeric can replace excel.
(but would you mind yet if i say that playing games like counter-strike and maxpayne (last version) on linux "with WINE" is slow and lagging on average machines :( . i think someone should find a way to port these games to linux! i'm sure many will like to buy such games for linux because at the end of the day we still have to buy any standard linux distribution.. :| )

but i do know some linux games like Eschalon. and yes not to forget quake (try it!) :) .

bye!
  • Daemonguy
  • Moderator
  • Web Master
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 2700
  • Loc: Somewhere outside the box in Sarasota, FL.

Post 3+ Months Ago

I would choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice now that Oracle wants to charge for certain functions in OO.

Why buy a standard linux or Unix distro? Plenty of them are absolutely free (with various regulatory measures based upon the type of license each employ).

I use FreeBSD Unix (itself as a server platform and PCBSD as a desktop); neither charge a fee for use.
  • a4asit
  • Kalkin
  • Graduate
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 114
  • Loc: India

Post 3+ Months Ago

yep i like FreeBSD too! I have a console-only version of FreeBSD that i use for basically learning unix commands.
earlier i didn't know much about *nixes and for running certain free *nix based programs on windows i used cygwin. it's a great tool but after some time i realized that moving to linux is simpler!
  • xxxlam
  • Newbie
  • Newbie
  • xxxlam
  • Posts: 11

Post 3+ Months Ago

LMMS == FL Studio (Audio Production)

Page: juz google it.
  • webspace
  • Graduate
  • Graduate
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 137
  • Loc: Knappa, Oregon

Post 3+ Months Ago

Office
Libre Office Suite http://www.libreoffice.org/

IDEs
Codeblocks C++
Qt Creator
Eclips for Java

P2P Bittorrent
  • webspace
  • Graduate
  • Graduate
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 137
  • Loc: Knappa, Oregon

Post 3+ Months Ago

Filezilla is a solid FTP client.
  • Anonymous
  • Bot
  • No Avatar
  • Posts: ?
  • Loc: Ozzuland
  • Status: Online

Post 3+ Months Ago

Post Information

  • Total Posts in this topic: 60 posts
  • Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 41 guests
  • You cannot post new topics in this forum
  • You cannot reply to topics in this forum
  • You cannot edit your posts in this forum
  • You cannot delete your posts in this forum
  • You cannot post attachments in this forum
 
 

© 1998-2014. Ozzu® is a registered trademark of Unmelted, LLC.