Linux Survival Guide #2: Running Windows Applications

A whole month has passed since the first installment of Christopher Barnatt’s Linux Survival Guide. Today he gets into making your freshly installed Minty goodness, like, really useful:


How can you run Windows applications in Linux? This video covers all of the options, including using WINE and related compatibility layer software, setting up a virtual machine, dual booting, and using a cloud Windows PC. Specific solutions demonstrated and/or discussed include WINE, CrossOver, Winetricks, PlayOnLinux, Lutris, Proton, Oracle VM VirtualBox, and Windows 365. There is also a demonstration of how to setup a Windows 11 virtual machine.

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