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> Somewhat Stupid Question, Linux/MAC OSX Compatability question
post Dec 28 2003, 02:00 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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i asked this question in other forums and and didnt get a responce, so here goes:
i think i already know the answer to this question...
its more than likly no, but hey i, just making sure
i have a linux box at home, and i also have a windows box
i like the look/feel of IE
i know there is a version of IE out there for MAC OSX
and i hear that osx is partly UNIX, so in turn, will IE for mac install on a linux system? and if
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post Dec 29 2003, 08:05 AM
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Its GNU/

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certianly not the compiled execuable for mac... MAC OS X is a BSD variant, so it uses much different c libraries.

If you had the source code, you might be able to get it to compile on your linux machine ... but I doubt it.

If you absolutely must use IE on linux ... you can install version 6 using CrossOver Office. (And maybe with wine)

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