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Re: Running FrameMaker on WINE or CrossOver Office on Linux

At 05:49 AM 9/11/03, larry.kollar@arrisi.com wrote:
 > My other choice is to go to a Mac running OS 10, but I know 
 > you have to run Frame in some weird way (at least to a PC 
 > when you do this.

Not so weird -- it runs in Classic mode (which looks like OS9 to
a Mac user) is all. You can cut&paste between Frame and OSX apps
and so forth.

If you prefer Linux for whatever reason, and you already have a

That is just the thing, I don't have any Macs. Having some 
background about the internals of the old Macs (they speak with 
forked data), I've always avoided them.

Now that they are *nix, I am looking at the options.

At home I run a dual boot 98SE/Redhat laptop (40 gig drives are 
wonderful), a 98SE only box, and two computers with various 
Linux distros (depending on mood and phase of the moon - 
currently Slackware and Redhat.) I have a removable drive for 
one of them that has FreeBSD on it.

you can use YellowDog Linux and run Frame in the Mac-on-Linux
compatibility box. I've done this with Frame 6 & it worked fine.
Indeed, it worked fine with every app I tried (I didn't try any
twitch games though).

Thanks, Larry, for the tip about YellowDog, didn't know about 

Anyone with experience with Frame 7 in SGML mode running this 


Allen Schaaf
Information Engineering

The world is my oyster. Now if I can only
figure out where they hid the pearl....

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