Skip to main content


Showing posts from August, 2010

Will we ever get Dreamweaver on Linux?

I have been a keen user of Ubuntu for some time now, and have to admit that this distribution has improved by leaps and bounds. However, what I do honestly miss on windows is... Dreamweaver. Some will swear by it, some will swear at the mention of its name. But for me, it is a very powerful tool when used correctly.

Such a very popular and powerful web design and development tool is available on Windows and Mac OS, but not Linux. If you would just consider, Adobe has already supported the platform with their Adobe Reader and Adobe Air. Why is Dreamweaver not available? It just seems that there's not such a huge call for it so they just don't see the need to put in an effort for another platform.

One chap at Adobe suggested to use Dreameaver under wine, but it doesn't work so great. There is an alternative to wine which, according to a user on the forums, works flawlessly - Crossover. However, the former option is not free, so some may be dissuaded where they would be …