LiveCode Windows Applications on Ubuntu
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Oct 25 20:40:46 EDT 2017
Alejandro Tejada wrote:
> Recently, I was running a few LiveCode Windows applications in Ubuntu
> (using Wine) and found that all of them run really well.
> Do you have some advice and caveats for creating and using LiveCode
> Windows applications that runs fine under Wine in Ubuntu or any other
> Linux distribution?
Only this: don't. :)
Build native apps for Linux and enjoy better performance and a simpler
It's been a few years since I used WINE, and it may well be that my
experience with it back then bears no resemblance to how it runs today.
But it felt very much a workaround, and the range of component it added
to my system eventually created a conflict with something else.
WINE helped make me a big fan of VirtualBox. :)
If it's for testing Windows compatibility, the emulation won't tell you
nearly as much as running a full Windows system in a VM.
And if all you want is to run a LiveCode app, a Linux-native build is
just one click away....
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