Is Linux-Like Environment for Windows Really Required?

Posted on Tuesday, March 28 2006 @ 8:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Ever tried this query in Google: "Linux-like environment for windows" with inverted commas? If you have, it gives exactly 13,700 results (at the time of publishing). Now try the same other way around. Google "Windows environment for linux" but don’t use the quotes from previous query. It yields approximately 1,150 results. This clearly shows that there are numerous applications that simulate a Linux environment on Windows and vice versa. But are all these applications really required?

Read on over at OS Weekly.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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