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  Author  Subject: Playing games on Linux

Posted on 02-06-2004 10:50 p.m. ET  reply

Original Poster: Edward Tarney

Is it possible to play Windows-based games on a Linux syste, perhaps through
some kind of emulator (in a similar fashion to the virtual PC that runs on

If not, would it be practical to run Linus & Windows in parallel on a
computer, for instance to run my programs (Dad's office-type software &
utilities & e-mail) on Linux, and retain Windows for the kids' on-line games?

I had thought W XP to be a vast improvement on W98, but I am finding it has
its own set of foibles, and I am finally considering giving up & moving to

WHat are the main pros & cons of Linux vs a Mac?

Ed Tarney

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