On Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 9:59:08 PM UTC-4, Drew White wrote:
> On Thursday, 13 October 2016 23:26:31 UTC+11, gaikokuji...@gmail.com wrote:
> > On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:12:48 PM UTC-4, Drew White wrote:
> > > On Thursday, 13 October 2016 07:48:24 UTC+11, Gaiko Kyofusho wrote:
> > > > I haven't seen much mention of ReactOS on the list but was thinking it
> > > > *might* be worth trying a ReactOS AppVM as an alternative to a MS
> > > > Windows AppVM but before I put myself through the frustration I thought
> > > > I'd ask #1 The wisdom (or not) of the idea and #2 If its been tried
> > > > already and doesn't work yet.
> > > >
> > > > Thx
> > >
> > > Qubes tools will NOT work. ROS is only 32 bit. It's still only 2003/XP
> > > based.
> > > I'm looking at doing something with the Qubes Tools to enable at least
> > > copy/paste/qrexec.
> > >
> > > But at this time, it just won't have that option available if you use
> > > ReactOS.
> > Thats too bad, it would have been nice to use OSS to run win apps but
> > anyway thanks for the answer! Saved me a bit of frustration trying to make
> > it work.
> No problem, I just talked to the ReactOS people to find out.
> during the chat, I may have worked out exactly how to get them working
> though, as some of them have patches/cracks to get win7 stuff to work on ROS.
> Not always well, but it does work.
> On the other hand, I may just write an interpreter for ReactOS to work just
> like the tools normally would. It shouldn't be that hard since the code is
> already available. But who knows. I will probably encounter many issues. But
> I think that it will be beneficial in the end.
> At the moment there are other things I'm working on in Qubes to get it to
> work right, you know, bridged networking and all. and I mean completely
> bridged, not just forwarding.
> So that's my first priority, then I'll get onto this other thing and see what
> I can pull off, or if it is even possible. It should be possible, and
> shouldn't take too long if it is possible.
> I'll let you know how it goes.
Totally understand the priorities part. But hey, its great to hear that it
will/might be added in the future as I think ReactOS fits (ethos wise) fairly
well with Qubes. Look'n forward to it.
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