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    Running Windows Viruses on Linux with Wine.

    An old article, but worth mentioning. Here's an extract:

    It just isn't fair that Windows users get all the viruses. I mean really, shouldn't Linux users be in on the fun as well? Well... thanks to the folks running the Wine project, Linux users can "catch the virus bug" too -- sort of.

    Linux just isn't user-friendly when it comes to viruses. You have to work to find and run them. It doesn't happen automatically as it does with Windows. The GNU/Linux folks really should improve this glaring discrepancy.
    http://os.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=05/01/25/1430222

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    Re: Running Windows Viruses on Linux with Wine.

    At least the viruses will run faster on wine than XP

    http://wiki.winehq.org/BenchMark-0.9.5



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