2nd UK User Conference - call for papers?

Brian Somers brian at Awfulhak.org
Thu Jul 13 12:27:17 BST 2000

Just run vmware2 and put Windows + ie in that.

You may be able to run the solaris/i386 ie under emulation too, but I 
haven't tried this.  Maybe I should....

> On the topic of replacing Windows, I have a problem - namely that my
> company does web development and the great masses out there have a
> preference for IE.  This starts to be a big problem when I want to run X
> on my Sony F409 as I have to test mainly in IE and Netscape is so bloody
> inconsistent from one version to the next (mostly JavaScript).
> I remember seeing IE on X but I think that might have been Solaris - any
> ideas?  Any way to get IE to run on FreeBSD X? I know Microsoft are a
> pain in the arse for a lot of things but <asking for a slap>I happen to
> like IE better than Netscape</asking for a slap> - unfortunately for
> FreeBSD, so do an awful lot of people and the way the world is going,
> the browser is one of the most important bits of software on the
> machine.
> Regards
> Simon Clayton
> Reference Technology Ltd
> -----Original Message-----
> From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org
> [mailto:freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Roger Hardiman
> Sent: 12 July 2000 12:47
> To: neil at ourshack.com
> Cc: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: 2nd UK User Conference - call for papers?
> Neil and the UK User Group
> > My suggestion is;
> >   MS Windows: Living with it, living without it.
> >   VMware
> >   Samba
> >   WINE
> >   Office suite replacements to MS Office
> >   Connecting Palm handhelds to FreeBSD
> >   How people have mananged to intergrate FreeBSD and Windows
> These are all excellent topics.
> I can ramble on about VMWare
> and I've used Samba too as a file server and a printer server.
> We can also have
>   PPP+MGETTY, a dial up server that Windows users can dial into
>   FreeBSD+XFree86 desktops, usable GUIs and handy applications.
> Any other suggestions for the talks.
> Roger

Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org>                        <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
      <http://www.Awfulhak.org>                   <brian@[uk.]OpenBSD.org>
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