[CentOS] Re: Adobe products under Linux?

gjgowey at tmo.blackberry.net gjgowey at tmo.blackberry.net
Mon Nov 26 04:18:27 UTC 2007

It's always worth seeing what wine under CentOS can do, but I wouldn't get my hopes up that it will fill the shoes of windows because of lots of compatibility problems.  Still, it's worth a shot.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 18:59:22 
To:centos at centos.org
Subject: [CentOS] Re: Adobe products under Linux?

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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