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  • muhammadowaisbilal
    Hello again: Sorry sir i made a mistake; and that was the application is in Oracle but was designed on MS-Windows-98 operating system. Regards ... Microsoft
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 31, 2003
      Hello again:
      Sorry sir i made a mistake; and that was the application is in Oracle
      but was designed on MS-Windows-98 operating system.

      Regards


      --- In redhat@yahoogroups.com, James Drabb <JDrabb@t...> wrote:
      > On Sun, 30 Mar 2003 17:10:50 -0000
      > "muhammadowaisbilal" <muhammadowaisbilal@y...> wrote:
      >
      > > Hello;
      > > I would like to ask that i have designed an application in
      Microsoft
      > > Visual Basic. Can i execute that application on a system that is
      > > running under Red Hat Linux? If yes then how?
      > > I will be greatful to you.
      > > With Regards.
      >
      > There are a few things you can try:
      >
      > 1. Try wine which is a windows emulator of sorts that can
      > run some ms windows apps, though I am not sure about
      > ones created with vb since vb has a lot of other
      > dependencies. Wine is at http://www.winehq.org/
      >
      > 2. Try the commercial app called Win4Lin. This will
      > run most/all windows apps http://www.netraverse.com/
      >
      > 3. Try VMWare wich is a virtual machine that lets you
      > install a complete working version of ms windows, however
      > it is very expensive. http://www.vmware.com/
      >
      > 4. Learn to program in GTK+ and re-write the app. There is
      > a gui front-end called glade that lets you develop the
      > GUI similar to vb.
      >
      > 4 is the best choice in my opinion.
      >
      > Jim Drabb
      > --
      > --------------------------------------------------------
      > 'Palladium' is an answer to a question no one asked.
      > You want safety, trusted code and no viruses? Get Linux.
      > --------------------------------------------------------
      > James Drabb JR
      > Programmer Analyst
      > Davenport, FL
      > JDrabb at tampabay dot rr dot com
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