Cross-platform applications have the ability to be compiled (and then run) on multiple operating systems, usually with little-to-no changes in the code. This is accomplished through various checks in the code itself, or more commonly by the use of a cross-platform development library.

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Google Chrome for Linux

Is there any way to use Google Chrome on Linux (specifically, Fedora 8)? Is there a native version for Linux, or would I have to use Wine?
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Run Linux programs on OS X 10.5?

Is it possible to install and run Linux programs on Mac OS X Leopard 10.5?
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Can I run the same virtual machine in both vmware on a PC and vmware fusion on a Mac?

Can one boot the same VM image in vmware workstation on a Windows XP machine AND in vmware fusion on a Mac?
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Cross-platform development on a single PC

I'm a Windows user/developer itching to start diving into the *NIX world and Mac OS software development. What software (both paid and free) would allow me to install/easily run other OS (Linux, Mac ...
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Mount Mac disk image (and sparse bundle) on Windows or Linux

Is it possible to mount the various disk image formats that Mac OS uses on other platforms? I suppose one problem would be that the file system in that image is usually HFS+. I am specifically ...
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What tool to build a clients database and agenda?

Background: A friend of mine wants to upgrade his computer. He is using an old proprietary tool to manage his clients files and agenda. This tool won't work on a modern OS, he could ...
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Cross-platform syncing RSS reader application

I use a number of different computers with varying OSes at home and at work. I would like to be able to read my RSS feeds both places and have both places updated with read items, bookmarks, etc. I ...
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What is with Firefox on Linux? Interface wise?

From what I understand, Firefox uses the Mozilla Application Framework, which basically is meant to ensure a consistent interface across all platforms. On Windows, 3.5 looks beautiful. I don't know ...
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Formatting an external Hard Drive for Windows using Mac OS X

I have an external Hard Drive I'm selling. I'd like to be able to deliver to the hard drive to the buyer for it can be used on either Mac OS X OR Windows. Is it possible to do this using the Mac ...