Re: Trouble trying to install ubuntu on laptop
That's ONLY true if (1) you have no desire to play MS Windows games and (2) you have no need to use current versions of MS Office.
Originally Posted by locogrande247
If you're going to be dependent on ANY MS Windows apps on a day-to-day basis, then visit the WineHQ website, their application compatibility database, and look up the ratings of the Windows games and apps that you will be using. Anything rated less than Gold is not going to work well, and will be a waste of time installing.
Wine is NOT a Windows Emulator; instead, it is a hack that allows only SOME Windows apps and games to run well.
Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17; MS Win 8.1.
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