Wine and Linux

wine and linux
Wine and Gnu/Linux

Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer to run Windows programs on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, macOS, & BSD.
The project was published on July 4, 1993 time of Windows version 3.11 by Eric Youngdale and Bob Amstadt.
You can see the advances in their AppDB section on their website.
The developers have achieved great advances without ending up in court against Microsoft for the use of black box testing, ie using Reverse Engineering, avoiding infringing the copyright of Microsoft, the disadvantage is that it takes a long time, reaching years.
 There are programs that facilitate the configuration of wine as well as the installation of programs, such as they are:

Is the first program to bridge the gap between Linux and Windows
This 2018 is 25 years old.


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