SignWriter 4.4 on Linux
smt_sw at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri May 17 21:50:41 UTC 2002
While this doesn't apply to Windows XP, it is still good news. I installed
SuSE Linux 7.3 (one of the various distributions of Linux) on my home
computer. I also installed dosemu which is a DOS emulator for Linux.
SignWriter appeared to work quite well. I haven't done an exhaustive test
of it, but it seems to work well! So that means that SignWriter should work
with Linux on the Intel platform for sure. I am not sure if dosemu still
works on Linux for the PowerPC or other hardware.
>>From what I can tell from the man pages installed on my system, this is
dosemu 1.0.2 dated May 2001. There may be a more current version of dosemu
at ftp://ftp.dosemu.org. Again, this is for Linux systems with at least a
>From: Valerie Sutton <Sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG>
>Reply-To: SignWriting List <SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA>
>To: SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA
>Subject: Re: QUESTION: SignWriter 4.4 on Windows
>Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 15:47:36 -0700
>May 15, 2002
>>Jerry Spillman wrote:
>>I have had a system difficulty recently that requires an upgrade, and I
>>will be running XP after this coming weekend. I will need to run
>>SignWriter 4.4 and Sign Bank on this system, so will share the required
>>tweaks with you in order to make that happen.
>Hello Jerry and Everyone!
>This is great news about Windows XP...if it can run DOS we are very
Chat with friends online, try MSN Messenger: http://messenger.msn.com
More information about the Sw-l