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Crossover Office is a fork of [[wine]], aimed at users of Microsoft Office, and associated programs.
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[http://www.codeweavers.com/ CrossOver] is the paid, commercialized version of Wine which provides more comprehensive end-user support. It includes scripts, patches, a [[wikipedia:Graphical user interface|GUI]], 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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{{Expansion| Multi-user installs, other desktop environments, older versions (if applicable).}}
  
Crossover Office allows you to use these windows-based programs under linux.
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==Installing Crossover Linux==
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Tested with trial {{ic|install-crossover-11.2.1.bin}}
  
See http://www.codeweavers.com/ for more info.
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*Ensure {{ic|dbus-python-common}}, {{ic|pygtk}} and {{ic|dbus-python2}} are installed.
  
==Crossover Office on Arch64==
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*Run {{ic|# ln -sf /usr/bin/python2 /usr/bin/python}}
To install Crossover office on Arch64, you need the linux32 wrapper and some 32bit emulation libraries:
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pacman -S linux32 lib32-gcc lib32-glibc lib32-libxi lib32-zlib lib32-libsm
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*Finally {{ic|$ ./install-crossover-*.bin}} for single user.
  
Then run the Crossover Office installer with the linux32 wrapper:
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==Using CrossOver==
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Assuming it was installed as ''user'', Crossover binaries should be located in {{ic|~/cxoffice}}.
  
linux32 ./install-crossover-pro-5.0.3.sh
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Some desktop environments like [[KDE]] may have automatically placed menu entries as part of the installation process.
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Installed programs should be located under a new menu entry called ''Window Applications''.
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{{Tip| If you get a registration failure, try: {{ic|# /opt/cxoffice/bin/cxregister}}. Registration should then complete and be valid for all users on the system.}}

Revision as of 09:06, 23 December 2013

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CrossOver is the paid, commercialized version of Wine which provides more comprehensive end-user support. It includes scripts, patches, a GUI, 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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Reason: Multi-user installs, other desktop environments, older versions (if applicable). (Discuss in Talk:CrossOver#)

Installing Crossover Linux

Tested with trial install-crossover-11.2.1.bin

  • Ensure dbus-python-common, pygtk and dbus-python2 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 automatically placed menu entries as part of the installation process.

Installed programs should be located under a new menu entry called Window Applications.

Tip: If you get a registration failure, try: # /opt/cxoffice/bin/cxregister. Registration should then complete and be valid for all users on the system.