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    Native Linux Version

    I use Linux for 95% of my computing. BibleWorks is one of only 3 Windows programs that I use. I've tried BibleWorks with Wine, Crossover, and VirtualBox. All are unsatisfactory for one reason or...
  2. Thread: BW and Linux

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    Wine 1.6

    A month ago, I decided to try Wine again with BibleWorks 9. Much to my surprise, it worked very, very well! The only problem I noticed was a bit of distortion in some of the fonts when scrolling. ...
  3. Thread: BW and Linux

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    Crossover, Wine, VirtualBox, and 64-bit Linux

    Well, I succumbed to an e-mail ad from CodeWeavers for a discount on their newest version of Crossover, 9.0. An e-mail inquiry assured me that it would run BibleWorks much better than Wine. I...
  4. Thread: BibleWorks 8

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    Linux/Wine compatibility

    Just received the announcement of BW8. Sad to see there is still no Linux version. Doesn't need to be a native port, I'd be happy if it was just well-behaved under WINE. I'll continue using BW7...
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    Hi! Can you update BW7.0 over the net with...

    Hi!

    Can you update BW7.0 over the net with Wine? I was never able to do that, so I wound up using VirtualBox and XP to run BW. I would prefer to run directly under Wine.
  6. Thread: BW and Linux

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    Wine, Crossover, and Virtual Machines

    If at first you don't succeed......

    Previously, I got VMware Server up and running, but it wouldn't recognize my Windoze XP install disc. Yesterday I tried again and XP installed just fine. Then...
  7. Thread: BW and Linux

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    Linux newbie

    I bought a new Dell laptop with Ubuntu 7.10 pre-installed as the only OS. I've tried to get BW7 running several ways. Under Wine, it installed OK, but is very buggy and unstable. I downloaded...
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