From: JHegartyUK at domain aol.com
Date: Sun 29 Aug 1999 - 10:56:58 IST
> As someone else pointed out, AOL only runs on windows and macs.
> If you don't want to reformat your hard disk, your best option would
> probably be to try vmware (http://www.vmware.com) and install W95 in a
> virtual machine running under linux. I would doubt if WINE is stable enough
> for the AOL software - I've never managed to get it to run anything much
> more serious than winmine, but ymmv.
I have seen AOL 3.0i 16bit running using WINE. It was a very slow but got the
job done. That version also has its own built in browser so you will not need
IE to get on the web. There is another way to get at you AOL stuff though the
There are two address you will need
1 ) http://toc.oscar.aol.com
This is a java based instant messager .....which will run on any java enabled
This will let him collect his mail from AOL. It's a hotmail type interface.
(Supports upto 128bit encryption if your browser supports.
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