microsoft windows services for linux

kitsune kitsune at
Tue Jan 20 21:45:24 PST 2004

On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 23:23:52 -0500
mjoyner <mjoyner at> wrote:

> > Windows Services for Unix is a compatibility layer that runs on
> > Linux to allow legacy Win32 applications to be compiled and used
> > on Linux. For applications which cannot be compiled, it features
> > an emulation package similar to WINE, but with all of the hidden
> > APIs implemented and with support for .NET web services.
> > Additionally, it also features a suite of GUI-based Linux
> > administration tools patterned off the GUI applications used to
> > configure Windows 2000.
> Anyone tried to get this Microsoft beast running?

Where did you grab that from?  I all ways thought it was something to
give Windows a more unix like enviroment, like cygwin does...

I downloaded the free 3.5 one lately, and did not see any thing about
it running on linux.

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