Easy Way to Run IE under Wine

Big thanks to STop for pointing this out to me. If you ever tried to install IE6 under Wine you probably know that at times it may be a major pain in the ass. Not anymore.

IEs 4 Linux provides us with a simple, single package solution that will install IE6, IE5.5 and IE5 on your Linux machine. All you need to do is to make sure you have an up-to-date version of Wine, and download the installation package from here. The script will do the rest of the work, and install the appropriate browsers, along with flash plugin for each of them.

Note that if you are using Hoary like me, you will need to get more recent version of Wine. I downloaded one from the Dapper repository and it worked fine for me. I have now a fully functional install of IE6 under Kubuntu Hoary and I no longer need a secondary windoze machine for testing pages in IE.

[tags]wine, linux, ie, ie 6, internet explorer, kubuntu, ubuntu, hoary, dapper[/tags]

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