[Herts] Stuff

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Wed Jul 5 14:38:18 BST 2006

On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 02:35:34PM +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 02:26:55PM +0100, Steve Clark wrote:
> > I've yet to play with any virtual machine stuff. One of my aims is to
> > move my remaining Windows PC to Linux so I have thought of running a
> > Windows VM. The main reason for having Windows is so the kids can play
> > some old edutainment titles. I've tried one of them on Wine and it
> I am surprised no one has mentioned QEmu as a FOSS alternative yet.

Use Qemu! :D Drat, too late.

> > didn't work. I ought to have another go. There's also the software to
> > set up my house control system (Comfort) that is Windows only. I may
> > keep an old PC just for that.
> There have been some ideas about this for Linux in the past; Larry Wall
> uses Perl to control many appliances within his own home.  I've also
> seen several attempts at doing this under Linux, but I don't know of any
> one particular project to come to fruition.

A friend of mine uses "Mister House" [0] on Linux to control his house. 


[0] http://w3.misterhouse.net:81/

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