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Linux Survival Guide #2: Running Windows Applications

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How can you run Windows applications in Linux? This video covers all of the options, including using WINE and related compatibility layer software, setting up a virtual machine, dual booting, and using a cloud Windows PC. Specific solutions demonstrated and/or discussed include WINE, CrossOver, Winetricks, PlayOnLinux, Lutris, Proton, Oracle VM VirtualBox, and Windows 365. There is also a demonstration of how to setup a Windows 11 virtual machine.

You can find the next episide in my Linux Survival Guide here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lah9r...

This video makes reference to many other ExplainingComputers episodes and thirdparty websites, which you may find useful as follows:

WINE & RELATED COMPATIBILITY LAYER SOFTWARE:

WINE: https://www.winehq.org/

CrossOver: https://www.codeweavers.com/crossover...

Winetricks: https://github.com/Winetricks/winetricks

PlayOnLinux: https://www.playonlinux.com/en/

Lutris: https://lutris.net/

ProtonDB: https://www.protondb.com/

VIRTUAL MACHINES:

Oracle VM VirtualBox: https://www.virtualbox.org/

“Running Windows in Linux” (EC video with detailed setup instructions for a Windows virtual machine in VirtualBox): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWmD8...

“Top 5 Retro Applications” (EC video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gI0Jo...

You can download an ISO of Windows 11 from this Microsoft web page: https://www.microsoft.com/engb/softw...

DUAL BOOT:

“Ryzen Budget PC Build #4: Linux Mint Dual Boot” (EC video showing how to set up a dual boot): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4zt3...

“Ubuntu 20.04 for Windows Users” (EC video showing the setup of a Linux distro on an external drive): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBCE...

CLOUD WINDOWS:

“Windows 365: Testing a Cloud PC in Linux” (EC video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVpiK...

More videos on computing and related topics, can be found at http://www.youtube.com/explainingcomp...

You may also like my ExplainingTheFuture channel at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingthef...

Chapters:
00:00 Introduction
00:58 Native Linux Application
02:16 WINE & Co
09:28 Virtual Machine
17:43 Dual Boot
20:03 Cloud Windows
21:48 Wrap

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