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==Using CrossOver==
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Assuming it was installed as ''user'', Crossover binaries should be located in {{ic|~/cxoffice}}.
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Some desktop environments like [[KDE]] may have menu entries automatically placed as part of the installation process.
  
 
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Revision as of 07:59, 24 September 2012

Summary help replacing me
Configuring and installing CrossOver on Archlinux.
Related
Wine

CrossOver is the paid, commercialized version of Wine which provides more comprehensive end-user support. It includes scripts, patches, and third-party software which may never be accepted in the Wine Project. This combination makes running Windows programs considerably easier for those aren't so tech-savvy.

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Installing Crossover Linux

Tested with trial install-crossover-11.2.1.bin

  • Ensure python-dbus-common and python2-dbus are installed.
  • Run # ln -sf /usr/bin/python2 /usr/bin/python
  • Finally $ ./install-crossover-*.bin for single user.

Using CrossOver

Assuming it was installed as user, Crossover binaries should be located in ~/cxoffice. Some desktop environments like KDE may have menu entries automatically placed as part of the installation process.

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Crossover Office

CrossOver Office is a fork of Wine, aimed at users of Microsoft Office, and associated programs.

CrossOver Office allows you to use these Windows-based programs under Linux.

Crossover Office on Arch via AUR

To install CrossOver Office just install one of the packages with your AUR helper:

Crossover Games

CrossOver Games is a fork of Wine. Similar to CrossOver Office, but it has a newer Wine engine.

CrossOver Games allows you to use these Windows-based programs under Linux.

See Also