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| Windows runs only on x86 type computers , the Pi is ARM.
 
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* Do you have loads of money to throw away (licenses + man-hours for debugging , porting , debugging again ) ?
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* Do you have loads of money to throw away <br> (licenses + man-hours for debugging , porting , debugging again ) ?
 
* Do you realise that you won't be able to run plain Win32 .exes (no Crysis !) ?
 
* Do you realise that you won't be able to run plain Win32 .exes (no Crysis !) ?
 
* Do you realise that the primary aim is education ? - anything else isn't tested or <br> will be accounted for (embedded applications , medical applications , rocket science)
 
* Do you realise that the primary aim is education ? - anything else isn't tested or <br> will be accounted for (embedded applications , medical applications , rocket science)
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| Sorry. WINE is x86 only. Anything else is a pipe dream , believe me.
 
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| Netflix
 
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| Minecraft
 
| Minecraft
 
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| RAM usage is too demanding for the RPi. But you know , Minecraft geeks will come up with something. <br> Perhaps a "lite" server.
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| RAM usage is too demanding for the RPi. But you know , Minecraft geeks will come up <br> with something.  Perhaps a "lite" server.
 
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|You can try gnash (GNU Flash)  and many other projects. <br> They are NOT a drop-in replacement for Adobes official thing.
 
|You can try gnash (GNU Flash)  and many other projects. <br> They are NOT a drop-in replacement for Adobes official thing.
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|YouTube
 
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|You can use the HTML 5 version of YouTube
 
 
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Revision as of 09:00, 10 April 2012

[Category:RaspberryPi]

Program Will It Run? Note
My favorite PS3/PC game NO !
  1. The majority of games are made for Windows.
  2. The majority of these games are closed -source (no easy porting).
  3. The majority of these games are VERY resource intensive
    ( a Pi is a PII @ 300 MHz + 256 MB RAM - Note: MEGAhertz, MEGAbytes)
My favorite Web 2.0 / 1.0 App  ? As long there is no Flash content , of course. Might be slow. Check out the mobile/HTML5 versions.
hulu : no , youtube: yes.
Windows No Windows runs only on x86 type computers , the Pi is ARM.
Windows 8 NO !
  • Will only run on Cortex/Tegra ("better" processors).
  • Needs more RAM
  • Only the tablet producers may make contracts with Microsoft. The producers do the porting work.
WinCE/WinMobile/
WinXYZ
NO !
  • Do you have loads of money to throw away
    (licenses + man-hours for debugging , porting , debugging again ) ?
  • Do you realise that you won't be able to run plain Win32 .exes (no Crysis !) ?
  • Do you realise that the primary aim is education ? - anything else isn't tested or
    will be accounted for (embedded applications , medical applications , rocket science)
WINE No Sorry. WINE is x86 only. Anything else is a pipe dream , believe me.
Netflix No Netflix uses proprietary technology which is not supported for Linux. There is a petition against that online.
Android  ? Very propable , but NOT Ice Cream Sandwich ! Remember : 256 MB RAM ?
Minecraft No RAM usage is too demanding for the RPi. But you know , Minecraft geeks will come up
with something. Perhaps a "lite" server.
Java Yes Might be *slow* . No idea about browser plugins.
Flash No You can try gnash (GNU Flash) and many other projects.
They are NOT a drop-in replacement for Adobes official thing.