Photoshop under WINE

From: John Aldrich 
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Anyone ever tried to run Photoshop under WINE? Looking at possibly 
taking a photoshop class and I'd rather not have to wipe my Linux laptop 
to reinstall Windows, just to run Photoshop for a day or two. I've got a 
Compaq Presario F730US (1.8 Ghz AMD 64 X2 CPU) with 2 Gigs of RAM (maxed 
out.) Video is NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 (on-board, of course.) HDD was 
upgraded (the one that came with it was dead when I got it, as was the 
battery) to 250 Gig SATA, with very little used, so disk space shouldn't 
be an issue.

=============================================================== From: Phil Sieg ------------------------------------------------------ Very mixed compatibility based on version. Really kinda sucks. You are better off just setting up a VM with virtualbox. Why not just learn GIMP? Phil Sieg President SeniorTech LLC / Snapfon www.snapfon.com B: 423.535.9968 F: 423.265.9820 M: 423.331.0725 phil.sieg@seniortechllc.com

=============================================================== From: Benjamin Stewart ------------------------------------------------------ I have no experience running PS under Wine, but I did find this: http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=17 Honestly, I'd recommend you run it under Windows for the class. You need to decide if you'd rather spend the class messing with PS, or messing with Wine. Good luck! PS is a good tool. If most of your experience is with gimp, however, you might find the way PS approaches things ...sideways.

=============================================================== From: Jonathan Calloway ------------------------------------------------------ On a separate note, I am not excited about Adobe's SAAS approach to licensin= g. It puts their products even further out if reach. I would like to see G= IMP development gain more traction and get stronger. Jonathan Calloway Sent from my iPad On Jun 1, 2013, at 10:28 PM, Benjamin Stewart wr= ote: o decide if you'd rather spend the class messing with PS, or messing with Wi= ne.=20 ever, you might find the way PS approaches things ...sideways.=20 a photoshop class and I'd rather not have to wipe my Linux laptop to reinst= all Windows, just to run Photoshop for a day or two. I've got a Compaq Presa= rio F730US (1.8 Ghz AMD 64 X2 CPU) with 2 Gigs of RAM (maxed out.) Video is N= VIDIA GeForce Go 6100 (on-board, of course.) HDD was upgraded (the one that c= ame with it was dead when I got it, as was the battery) to 250 Gig SATA, wit= h very little used, so disk space shouldn't be an issue.

=============================================================== From: Nick Smith ------------------------------------------------------ Looks like CS4 would be your best bet: http://www.codeweavers.com/compatibility/search/?name=photoshop&search=app

=============================================================== From: John Aldrich ------------------------------------------------------ Photoshop is much more powerful than GIMP. Yes, GIMP can do some amazing things for a free app, but that being said, the professional world uses Photoshop, and I'm trying to become a pro. I'm using another free app under Winders, but there's a class coming up on using Photoshop to "touch up" photos, and since I already HAVE a copy of PS, I thought I might take it and learn how to actually use it.

=============================================================== From: John Aldrich ------------------------------------------------------ yeah... I don't have a LOT of experience in GIMP. I have used it for a few things, but mostly use a free app called Zoner Photo Studio (actually it's a "cut down" version of their commercial app, but it does what I need for the most part.) I've played around in PS somewhat, but am nowhere near an expert on it.

=============================================================== From: John Aldrich ------------------------------------------------------ Yeah... and I have CS5. :( Oh, well. Guess I'll reformat and use the restore CD to put winders on it. Then when the class is done, I'll wipe and reinstall Kubuntu. :D

=============================================================== From: Aaron Welch ------------------------------------------------------ Even further out of reach? How? $70/month for $3000 worth of software. It= is awesome for our business. We get all we need for less than $3/license/d= ay. I was thrilled. -AW On Jun 1, 2013, at 10:35 PM, Jonathan Calloway w= rote: ing. It puts their products even further out if reach. I would like to see= GIMP development gain more traction and get stronger. rote: o decide if you'd rather spend the class messing with PS, or messing with Wi= ne.=20 wever, you might find the way PS approaches things ...sideways.=20 : g a photoshop class and I'd rather not have to wipe my Linux laptop to reins= tall Windows, just to run Photoshop for a day or two. I've got a Compaq Pres= ario F730US (1.8 Ghz AMD 64 X2 CPU) with 2 Gigs of RAM (maxed out.) Video is= NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 (on-board, of course.) HDD was upgraded (the one tha= t came with it was dead when I got it, as was the battery) to 250 Gig SATA, w= ith very little used, so disk space shouldn't be an issue.

=============================================================== From: Jonathan Calloway ------------------------------------------------------ IDK I guess I'm just old school. I'd rather own my software than rent it. I= guess I'm also coming from the standpoint of the individual rather than a l= arge group or business.=20 Sent from my iPhone t is awesome for our business. We get all we need for less than $3/license/= day. I was thrilled. sing. It puts their products even further out if reach. I would like to se= e GIMP development gain more traction and get stronger. wrote: to decide if you'd rather spend the class messing with PS, or messing with W= ine.=20 owever, you might find the way PS approaches things ...sideways.=20 e: ng a photoshop class and I'd rather not have to wipe my Linux laptop to rein= stall Windows, just to run Photoshop for a day or two. I've got a Compaq Pre= sario F730US (1.8 Ghz AMD 64 X2 CPU) with 2 Gigs of RAM (maxed out.) Video i= s NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 (on-board, of course.) HDD was upgraded (the one th= at came with it was dead when I got it, as was the battery) to 250 Gig SATA,= with very little used, so disk space shouldn't be an issue.

=============================================================== From: Sean Brewer ------------------------------------------------------ GIMP isn't meant to be a photoshop replacement. It never will be.

=============================================================== From: Rod-Lists ------------------------------------------------------ How does the client work? Web based or will we still need a commercial OS? ----- Original Message -----

=============================================================== From: Jonathan Calloway ------------------------------------------------------ It installs the same way as it always did. It just expires if you don't pay. Jonathan Calloway Sent from my iPad

=============================================================== From: James Nylen ------------------------------------------------------ The wonders of "The Cloud". On Sunday, June 2, 2013, Jonathan Calloway wrote: pay. OS?

=============================================================== From: Rod-Lists ------------------------------------------------------ so no nix support. Drat. ----- Original Message -----