This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 on Linux with Wine howto. This guide shows you how to install and run IE 8 on Linux with wine. The guide also has code samples and screenshots and step by step instructions. Windows Internet Explorer 8 is the latest web browser developed by Microsoft in the long running Internet Explorer browser series.

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Created by twickline 12 years 10 weeks ago
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Lanadapter's picture


12 years 10 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago


Hot proprietary on free action

This article boils down to 'how to install this non-free browser in linux'. Downvoted.

lozz's picture


12 years 10 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago


Just crazy

All this trouble to get Microsoft's notoriously insecure, buggy browser, working in an OS that comes with the world's most secure and frequently updated browsers as default.

This is drastically downgrading your system for no advantage whatsoever.

Don't do it!
(Also DOWN-voted)

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12 years 10 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago


Useful for web designers though

Isn't this useful for web designers though? If you are a web designer working on GNU/Linux you still need to make sure you design for IE. So this is an alternative way of testing rather than having a virtual machine or dual boot set up.

lozz's picture


12 years 10 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago


User-oriented remark

Naturally, my remarks were intended for the average user. Web designers normally understand the methods they can employ to check their rendering in the curious IE perspective

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