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IM-08: What Linux software corresponds to Windows

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IM-08: What Linux software corresponds to Windows software?


This question often arises for new users who come from the Microsoft Windows world. They would like to find software that is similar in functionality to their accustomed Windows software.


There are many linux software products to choose from when looking for equivalent software.


Check this link for a table of equivalent software.


You may also want to look on Freshmeat or SourceForge for software based on keywords.


Finally, you can learn to master Wine. Wine is an emulator that actually allows you to run original windows software under Linux. However, this can be touch and go in terms of success.

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