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Sat Aug 27 01:21:31 UTC 2011
general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
> I run Photoshop regularly in Wine and it runs very well. I also run
> Flash CS4 in an XP VM I made from an image of a defunct XP box so the
> cost of an XP license is moot also - who can't get their hands on an
> old XP box when they need one? Many of these so-and-so isn't
> available for linux arguments are actually nonsense.
Very few people would regard "can be run in a Windows VM atop the OS of
your choice" as the software being available for that OS.
> Now OSX software is different, if you had mentioned Final Cut Pro or
> Logic Pro Audio you may have had a point.
Why? OSX86 can be run in VirtualBox, which fits your
Photoshop-supported-on-linux point above. I'd find it a damn sight
easier to get hold of an old mac (even a wintel one) than I would a
spare XP machine.
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