[CentOS] Re: Adobe products under Linux?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Nov 26 02:59:22 UTC 2007

on 11/23/2007 3:00 PM Nicolas Thierry-Mieg spake the following:
> Scott Ehrlich wrote:
>> Also sent to Codeweavers - [what is this list's insights?]
>> I have a 32 GB, dual quad-core desktop machine and was considering 
>> 32-bit Windows XP w/SP2, but discovered it only supports up to 4 GB 
>> RAM, so that idea is shot.
>> Next in line is 64-bit CentOS 5.   The major need for Windows would be 
>> very active use of Adobe Acrobat 8, Photoshop CS3, and Illustrator CS3.
>> There may also be the need to copy/transfer information among Matlab, 
>> Mathematica, and Microsoft-based applications, from Office 2003 to the 
>> above-mentioned ones.
>> Do you support these, and how complete is your product line for 64-bit 
>> CentOS 5?
>> Based on your answer, I'll know whether to go with a virtual 
>> machine-based solution, which means a Windows VM, or can remain 
>> Linux-only, with your solution.
>> Thank you very much.
>> Scott
> I think you should go for windows XP, as support for these apps is much 
> better than in centos IMO
> and 4 gigs should be fine for a desktop
I'm not sure if Windows XP will do 8 cpu's.

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