[clug-talk] IE on Linux
khangyi at shaw.ca
Fri Mar 10 08:14:37 PST 2006
civ4 is a very important development tool :-)
On March 9, 2006 23:55, Shawn wrote:
> Hi all. I came across this link today and thought I would share with those
> who may not be aware of it already.
> I've been fighting to get Wine working properly on my box, and kept running
> into problems that the "known" fixes didn't seem to do anything for. I
> came across a reference to the "ies4linux" script that would automagically
> install and configure IE in a wine environment. I figured I couldn't hurt
> anything anymore than it already was, so gave it shot. Have to say I am
> VERY impressed (with the script, not IE, or needing it on Linux).
> It downloads the necessary files, and creates a wine drive and config file
> for you, then drops a script in ~/bin called ie6 (or one of the other
> versions you can install). Then you simply run this script and IE opens
> up. No fuss (other than having Wine installed first). In the past when
> I've seen IE running on Linux, it was unstable, and slow. This script got
> something right, as IE runs faster than I've ever seen it run - even on a
> windows box. The delays I am seeing (testing against local network
> servers), are clearly related to the speed of the server and the web
> application I'm testing.
> I no longer have to open a remote desktop session to my server just to test
> my app - but I'll still need that remote session for managing the
> database... hmm... wonder if I can install SQL Manager here... :) I can
> tell what I'll be trying out this weekend....
> Now, I just need to see if I can get Civ4 to install on this wine drive...
> er... I mean my other development tools... :)
> Hope this is useful for someone.
> clug-talk mailing list
> clug-talk at clug.ca
> Mailing List Guidelines (http://clug.ca/ml_guidelines.php)
> **Please remove these lines when replying
More information about the clug-talk