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Re: [K12OSN] Linux Uptake in K12



Hello Joe,

We've run Gimp which uses XDarwin. How are you running openoffice which
is compiled for i386 on a Mac OSX machine?

or are you simply running the xserver on the Mac and connecting to
another application server?

;-) Paul

On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 14:07, Joseph Morelock wrote:
> After  downloading and installing XFree86 and your window manager of 
> choice, you can run apps built for *nix quite easily in OSX. I 
> frequently use the Gimp and OpenOffice alongside of my OSX apps.
> 
> Joe
> 
> 
> 
> On Monday, May 20, 2002, at 01:39 , Donald J Christensen wrote:
> 
> > David Trask wrote:
> >> ...   While OS X isn't open source itself...it's based on
> >> open source "Darwin" and therefore is a Unix based product as well.
> > ...
> >
> > The core OS portion is open source, but the entire GUI layer (as far
> > as I know) is proprietary Apple stuff.
> >
> >> Work on developing for OS X as well...I think it's gonna' take off....
> >
> > For the non-GUI parts, this shouldn't be an issue.  But since the GUI
> > libraries are all proprietary, you're stuck on Apple.
> >
> > I haven't followed this market, does anyone know if you can easily run
> > X apps over the native OS X GUI?
> >
> > -Don
> >
> > -- Don Christensen       Senior Software Development Engineer
> > djc cisco com         Cisco Systems, Santa Cruz, CA
> >   "It was a new day yesterday, but it's an old day now."
> >
> >
> >
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